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In This Issue

  • We say thank you and best of luck to Andrea Tullos, assistant director
  • Events in Hillsborough and Carrboro -- click here to see our full calendar
  • Support your library: Buy tickets to the Hillsborough Chamber's Candlelight House Tour
  • November-January holiday hours 

We Are Thankful
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For Andrea Tullos 

For 20 years, Andrea Tullos has been a key employee at the Orange County Public Library. On Fri, Nov. 22, she moved back to Louisiana to embark on a new adventure! We sat with her for a bit and chatted about her time with us. Read the full article here.


Hillsborough Events

Explore Peru with us!
First Monday Book Club

Carrboro Events

Storytime at the Cybrary, Thursdays 9:30-10 am
computer workshop series
A partnership with UNC School of Information Science

Basic Computer Classes for Adults

Computer Class: Online Job Searching part II | Saturday, December 7, 10-11:30 a.m. | Cybrary | Adult
In this class you will continue to learn about active and passive online job searching techniques. We will be covering additional online job search resources and websites, how to create a professional presence online, and how to manage all of your job search information. You will learn more about how to use Microsoft Word to format your resume using margins, bullet points, and "power verbs." There will be time to practice working on your own resume and job applications. Space is limited, so please call 919-918-7387 to register.


Hillsborough Chamber's Candlelight Tour

Tickets are on sale NOW!

Support Your Library: Tour Lovely Homes, Hear Renowned and Emerging Authors, and Enjoy Some Family Fun, Sun. Dec. 8, 3-7 p.m. 

We are participating again this year! We will have music and author readings from 1-5. Enjoy the string ensemble from Eno River Academy and Flautist Quartet from Chapel Hill.

Hear readings from Suzanne Adair, Melissa Bourbon and Adam Cheshire. Partake of apple cider and cookies. Our event is free. But wait there’s more!

Purchase tickets to the home tour and you will be supporting the library, too, as one of the recipients of net proceeds is the Friends of the Orange County Public Library.

Buy your tickets now to see 8 wonderful private homes and some of our most famous local authors as they read in those locations. Family-friendly packages and events abound as well. Find out more at the Hillsborough Chamber's website.

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Holiday Hours Nov-Jan

November
Thanksgiving Week -- Main closes at 6 p.m. All locations closed Thursday and Friday. Regular weekend hours. 
December
Christmas Week -- All locations closed Tues, Dec. 24-26. Regular hours Dec. 27-30. Main closes at 6 p.m., Tues, Dec. 31.

January
New Years --  All locations closed New Year's Day. All locations return to regular hours on Thur, Jan. 2. 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day -- All locations will be closed Mon, Jan, 20. 


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Being Active in 2020 

Orange County Recreation offers over 100 programs per year intended to engage and enrich both the individual and the community. Their program guide will be available mid-December. Be on the lookout for classes for all ages, spring break camps, summer camps and now after school and teacher workday opportunities. If you haven't already, visit their website and check back frequently. 

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Library Locations

Main Library | 137 W. Margaret Lane | Hillsborough, NC 27278 | 919.245.2525
Carrboro Branch | 900 Old Fayetteville Road | Chapel Hill, NC 27516 | 919.969.3006
Cybrary | 100 N. Greensboro Street | Carrboro, NC 27510 | 919.918.7387
Cedar Grove Library Station | 5800 N. Highway 86 | Hillsborough, NC 27278

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