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Beyond Spring Cleaning: Confronting the Strange Magic of Personal Possessions

The Friday Conference Center 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill

Many of us have been—or will be—called upon to clean out the home of a loved one or cull our own possessions when moving or downsizing. When the antique-dealer parents of writer and professor Julia Ridley Smith passed away, they left behind a house chock full of furniture, books, artifacts, and paper. Smith wrote about... Read More →


Remembering Lisbon Payne Berry

James E Williams is presenting a program on Lisbon Payne Berry, who was born enslaved in Orange County in 1850 and later went on to become Orange County’s first Black lawyer. He will be sharing his story on Saturday, June 1 at the Orange County Public Library in Hillsborough 1:30 to 2:30.


WE WRITE TO MAKE IT BETTER: The Need for Queer & Diverse YA

Chapel Hill Public Library 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Saturday, June 22, 2024 - Talk at 2 pm, signing line to follow** Come celebrate PRIDE Month with Flyleaf Books and the Chapel Hill Public Library! There will be an opportunity to purchase books by these authors and have them signed at the event. **Please note this panel event will be held offsite at the... Read More →