5/17/2018 10:02pm

Ellery Adams is a mystery author from central North Carolina. Photo courtesy of Ellery Adams

Author Jennifer Stanley spills the tea on her new book

New York Times bestselling author and Long Island native Jennifer Stanley introduced her most recent mystery series, The Secret, Book & Scone Society, this Thursday at Chapel Hill Public Library. Stanley has written more than 30 novels. Under her pseudonym Ellery Adams, Stanley has published several mystery series and two cookbooks. 

6/8/2017 10:47pm

Chapel Hill Public Library

UNC state libraries awarded federal grants

Kristin Cooper, the first lady of NC, announced Thursday morning that the Chapel Hill Public Library and UNC were Library Services and Technology Act grant awardees recipients, along with 37 others.

10/8/2015 10:33pm

An evening with authors to celebrate 50 years of the ACLU

The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina is dedicated to racial justice among many other things. The Chapel Hill Public Library hosted authors, Kenneth Janken and Joseph Mosnier Thursday to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of ACLU-NC.

9/27/2015 11:22pm

The Chapel Hill Public Library held a Banned Books reception on Sept. 25.

Artists chosen for Banned Books week competition

Linnea Lieth, a junior studio arts major at UNC, used a medium of colored pencils on canvas to create a visual depiction of William Faulkner’s "As I Lay Dying" for the Banned Books week competition.  “I loved the novel the second time I read it,” Lieth said, “I understand that communities are trying to protect through challenging books, but I think that’s wrong. All books have important things to say.”

9/4/2015 12:15am

Poll: Book-banning gets approval boost

Since its release in 1951, J.D. Salinger’s “The Catcher in the Rye” has sold more than 65 million copies, and in that time, it has continually created a firestorm of debate over its fluent profanity.