Meet-the-Author Teas

Our popular Meet-the-Author Teas provide the Chapel Hill community with an opportunity to hear published authors read from and discuss their works. Refreshments are served at 3:30; the program runs from 4:00 to 5:00.

The location is usually one of the meeting rooms off the lobby of the Library.

Upcoming Book Meet-the-Author Teas:

Sep
21
Thu
“Twitter and Tear Gas; The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest” by Zeynep Tufekci @ CHPL Room B
Sep 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Meet the Author Tea.  Zeynep Tufekci is an associate professor at the School of Information and Library Science with an affiliate appointment in the Department of Sociology at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.  She is also a faculty associate at the Harvard Beckman Center for Internet and Society.  Her new book, Twitter and Tear Gas; The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest, examines these movements and how governments have responded to the rise of digital tools with their own methods.

Refreshments at 3:30, program at 4.  Free and open to the public.

Oct
19
Thu
“Still and Barrel” by John Francis Trump @ CHPL Room B
Oct 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Meet the Author Tea.   John Francis Trump is managing editor of Carolina Journal. For more than 30 years, he has worked as a reporter and editor for newspapers — in Pittsburgh, Las Vegas, Alabama and North Carolina.  Still & Barrel recounts the history of manufacturing whiskey, gin, vodka, and rum in North Carolina.

Refreshments at 3:30, program at 4.  Free and open to the public.