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Thanksgiving Holiday: Most municipal offices will be closed Nov. 23-24. Yard waste will not be collected this week. Residential trash collection will not be affected. Chapel Hill Transit will not operate on Thursday and will operate on a Saturday schedule on Friday, Nov. 24. Chapel Hill Public Library will be closed. More Information

PHOTO Arbor Day Tree PlantingChapel Hill Celebrates Arbor Day Nov. 17

The Town of Chapel Hill’s annual Arbor Day celebration will be held at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Chapel Hill Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in the parking lot on the corner of Columbia and Stevens streets.

Suzie Roth’s third grade class from Northside Elementary School will participate and do a presentation of The Giving Tree.

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An Evening With Nancy Pearl, America’s Librarian

Post Date:11/09/2017 9:00 AM

NANCY PEARL 

Attention Readers, Writers and NPR Lovers!

The Chapel Hill Public Library will host a special evening with Nancy Pearl at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. Renowned as “America’s Librarian,” Pearl comments regularly about books on National Public Radio and speaks throughout the world about the pleasures of reading. This will be one of only two stops Pearl will be making in the Triangle area.

At the library, she will talk about her evolution from reader to writer. Her emotionally riveting debut novel George & Lizzie, about an unlikely marriage at a crossroads, was published this fall to critical acclaim. She is also the author of the nonfiction Book Lust series, which features “recommended reading for every mood, moment, and reason.”

This special event is made possible by the Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library. Flyleaf Books will have copies of Pearl’s books for sale. Please note that the library will be closed for staff development on Nov. 16 and will open only for this evening event.


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