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Authors, Readings and Writing Tips

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“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.”
Louis L'Amour

Local Writers
Orange County is home to many authors. In fact, Hillsborough, NC was dubbed by the Wall Street Journal as “America’s Little Literary Town.” Search our catalog to find out which books we have by local and state authors.

Author Readings
Check our calendar our next local author event.

To find out what’s happening in and around the Triangle and the rest of North Carolina, check out readings at:

Fly Leaf Books in Chapel Hill

Purple Crow Books in Hillsborough

McIntyre’s Books in Fearrington Village, Chatham County

The Regulator Bookshop in Durham

Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh

Writing Tips
Maybe you’re working on your novel or getting ready to write for the first time. Either way, the Orange County Public Library can help. Check our catalog for writing tips and our calendar for writing events.