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Free Book Fundraiser

The Friends of the Orange County Public Library supports library programs that benefit our community, and the majority of funds are raised through used book sales. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 virus, the Friends was unable to hold a used…

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33rd Annual Candlelight Tour and Film Showing

Volunteers are still needed for the 33rd Annual Candlelight Tour on December 8, 2019. The theme this year is “Books by Candlelight,” highlighting some of our well-known local authors. Proceeds from the Tour help support the Friends and the Library,…

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Volunteers Needed: Candlelight Tour, December 8

Dear Friends:It is that time of year again: our 33rd Annual Candlelight Tour on December 8, 2019! The theme this year is “Books by Candlelight,” and it will highlight some of our well-known local authors. It will be a self-guided, family-friendly…

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Local Author Book Fair September 26-28

The Friends of the Orange County Public Library are proud to present our second annual LOCAL AUTHOR BOOK FAIR Saturday, September 28, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Orange County Public Library    Our featured authors this year will be Jill McCorkle and A….

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Hillsborough Local Book Fair Schedule of Events

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…

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Fall Events: Friends of Orange County Public Library

The Friends of the Orange County Public Library has an exciting slate of events planned for this fall. Please save the dates! Real-Life Ghost Stories Friday, October 26, 7 p.m. on the lawn of the Burwell School in Hillsborough This…

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Friends of the Orange County Public Library Annual Garden Party

You’re invited to join the Friends of the Orange County Public Library for their annual Garden Party Saturday, May 19, 3pm to 6pm. Hosted by: Harry & Peregrine Kavros, Hyacinth Farm 1311 Lawrence Road, Hillsborough, NC This social event is free…

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Reading and Reception for Nancy Peacock, Piedmont Laureate

The Friends of the Orange County Public Library welcomes Nancy Peacock, 2018 Piedmont Laureate. The public is invited to a reading and reception Monday, February 26, 7-8 p.m., in the meeting room of the Main Branch of the Orange County Public Library…

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Writers for Readers 2018: Dish–Exploring Life Through Food

Thursday, February 22, 2018 The Blue Zone at Kenan Stadium Lively discussion featuring renowned food writers with appetizers and drinks. Come and share the insights and recipes of leading chefs and renowned food writers as they explore how the production,…

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October Discounts and Events

As an incentive for our members, we are pleased to announce two discounts at local merchants for Friends members only in October. On Thursday evenings–October 5, 12, and 26–Antonia’s in downtown Hillsborough will offer a 10 percent discount to all diners…

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