Sale is open to the public:
- Thursday, Oct 24, 9:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
- Friday, Oct 25, 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
- Saturday, Oct 26, 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
- Sunday, Oct 27, Bag Day, 12-4 p.m.
Sale is open to the public:
When: Saturday, October 19, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Meeting Room, Orange County Public Library, Hillsborough
We are soliciting donations for our Fall Book Sale. Please drop by the library to drop off your donated books anytime Saturday afternoon or during the Book Sale setup on the following Monday or Tuesday.
The Friends of the Orange County Public Library are proud to present our second annual
The FOCPL is sponsoring movie nights on the next two Hillsborough Last Fridays — free and suitable for the entire family. We hope you can join us!
The Friends of the Orange County Public Library present the first Hillsborough Comics Fair, on May 25, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Orange County Public Library, downtown Hillsborough, North Carolina. Come meet local creators of comics and other nerdy goodness. Shop in our dealers room, take part in the cosplay contest, or discuss all things comic book! Kids will get free comics. Featuring Marvel Comics author and Princeless creator Jeremy Whitley! L Jamal Walton! Max & Morrow Dowdle! Thimsy! Samantha Bryant! And many more!
The Spring Book Sale is fast approaching, and this year we have extended our hours to give everyone plenty of time to come by. As always, the sale will be held in the Meeting Room of the Main Branch of the Orange Country Public Library in Hillsborough.
The Friends of the Orange County Public Library present the Hillsborough Local Authors Book Fair on Saturday, November 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., hosted in the Main Branch of the Orange County Public Library. Shop “Small Business” Saturday and support our great local authors and bookstore. For more information, visit our Facebook Event page.
Here is the full list of readings that will be presented upstairs in the Library:
10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green will give the keynote address.
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Barbara Claypole White, Morrow Dowdle, Carol Strickland, Samantha Bryant, Emily Beuhler, and Anne Anthony will read for 10 minutes each.
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Lee Smith will read for one hour.
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Anna Jean Mayhew will read for one hour.
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Laine Cunningham, Pam Baggett, Dori Anne Dupre, Elizabeth Hein, Harry Kavros, and Nancy Haines will read for 10 minutes each.
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. 2018 Piedmont Laureate Nancy Peacock will read for one hour.
These readings will be presented downstairs in the children’s area:
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Piedmont Laureate Emeritus John Claude Bemis
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Graphic novelist Max Dowdle
The Sales Area (in the Meeting Room) will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The following special signings will be held in the Sales Area:
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Alan Gurganis
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Lee Smith
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Anna Jean Mayhew
Most other authors will be available all day for signings.
A reception will be held for authors and the general public from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. in the meeting room. Light refreshments will be served.
Because of the poor weather forecast for tomorrow night, our Halloween event — Real-Life Ghost Stories — will be held in the Meeting Room of the Main Branch of the Orange County Public Library and not on the lawn of the Burwell School.
The Friends of the Orange County Public Library has an exciting slate of events planned for this fall. Please save the dates!