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February 2016
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Author Dave Worster discusses: I Pray in Poems: Meditations on Poetry and Faith

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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I Pray in Poems is a journey, a spiritual walk from Advent 1 to Easter Week.  Along the way, readers make twenty stops, exploring great works of art written by poets ranging from William Shakespeare, John Donne, and George Herbert to Elizabeth Bishop, Mary Oliver, and Rumi. Related

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Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

10:00am-11:30am (second Saturdays)   Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock Serious writing begins with playful writing. Please join this unique ongoing group of supportive adult writers and play your way into the possibilities of the written word. Based on the work of Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones) we set a timer for fifteen minutes and write using prompts as our launch pads. This class is free and open to the public.  Nancy Peacock lives in Chatham County and…

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Karen Branan discusses her memoir The Family Tree

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Karen Branan discusses her memoir The Family Tree: A Lynching in Georgia, a Legacy of Secrets, and My Search for the Truth In the tradition of Slaves in the Family, the provocative true account of the hanging of four black people by a white lynch mob in 1912, written by the great-granddaughter of the sheriff charged with protecting them. Related

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Pre-School Storytime

February 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Gavriel Savit discusses his debut YA novel, Anna and the Swallow Man

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Friday 2/12, 7pm – 8pm Gavriel Savit discusses his debut YA novel, Anna and the Swallow Man   “This book is a unique kind of masterpiece…Subtly crafted with an intelligent structure and beautiful language, this was a compelling and thought-provoking read.” —The Guardian “Artful, original, insightful.” —Kirkus Reviews “An exquisitely haunting narrative written in prose that dances, Gavriel Savit’s debut will take your breath away.” —Jewish Book Council A stunning, literary, and wholly original debut novel set in Poland during…

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Pre-School Storytime

February 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Mary and Jim Angelo discuss their biography I Found Someone to Play With

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Mary and Jim Angelo discuss their biography I Found Someone to Play With Mary and Jim Angelo paint a compelling picture of Larry LeGrande, the last member of the Satchel Paige All-Stars. Related

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William A. Frey discusses his stress management book Ease Into Freedom

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In Ease into Freedom: Keys for Reducing Stress and Unlocking Your Potential, author William A. Frey—who has studied stress management since the 1970s—provides 53 concrete, easy-to-implement tips for handling stress skillfully. From breathing and sitting techniques to managing time to applying mindfulness to various aspects of life, Ease into Freedom teaches one new tip per week, plus a bonus tip, to keep you going all year long. Related

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Pre-School Storytime

February 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Ross Howell Jr. discusses his new historical novel, Forsaken

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In April 1912 white, 18-year-old reporter Charles Mears covers his first murder case, a trial that roiled racial tensions in Hampton, Virginia. An uneducated black girl just five feet tall, Virginia Christian was tried for killing her white employer, a widow. Virgie died in the electric chair at the state penitentiary one day after her seventeenth birthday, the only female juvenile executed in Virginia history. Young Charlie tells the story of the trial and its aftermath. Woven into his narrative…

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Ross Howell Jr. discusses his new historical novel, Forsaken

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Ross Howell Jr. discusses his new historical novel, Forsaken. “Not since Atticus Finch have we met a character spun from the threads of integrity as beautifully as Charlie Mears in Ross Howell Jr.’s exquisite novel, Forsaken… A deep and powerful discourse on racism and redemption, Forsaken and the characters who live and breathe within its pages will not be soon forgotten.” —Jennie Fields, author of The Age of Desire Related

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March 2016
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Katy Simpson Smith discusses her new novel, Free Men

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Tues 3/1, 7pm – 8pm Katy Simpson Smith discusses her new novel, Free Men In 1788, three men converge in the southern woods of what is now Alabama. Cat, an emotionally scarred white man from South Carolina, is on the run after abandoning his home. Bob is a talkative black man fleeing slavery on a Pensacola sugar plantation, Istillicha, edged out of his Creek town’s leadership, is bound by honor to seek retribution. In the few days they spend together,…

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New York Times bestselling author and UNC professor Bart Ehrman discusses his latest book, Jesus Before the Gospels

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Wed 3/2, 7pm – 8pm New York Times bestselling author and UNC professor Bart Ehrman discusses his latest book, Jesus Before the Gospels Throughout much of human history, our most important stories were passed down orally—including the stories about Jesus before they became written down in the Gospels. In this fascinating and deeply researched work, leading Bible scholar Bart D. Erhman investigates the role oral history has played in the New Testament—how the telling of these stories not only spread…

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Pre-School Storytime

March 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 14, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

10:00am-11:30am (second Saturdays)   Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock Serious writing begins with playful writing. Please join this unique ongoing group of supportive adult writers and play your way into the possibilities of the written word. Based on the work of Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones) we set a timer for fifteen minutes and write using prompts as our launch pads. This class is free and open to the public.  Nancy Peacock lives in Chatham County and…

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Pre-School Storytime

March 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Pre-School Storytime

March 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Evanovich discusses her latest novel, The Total Package

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Thu 3/17, 7pm – 8pm New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Evanovich discusses her latest novel, The Total Package   Heartthrob star quarterback Tyson Palmer has it all: a million-dollar arm, a winning season and the promise of a Superbowl ring. But more importantly, football’s biggest star is the ultimate comeback kid. After an addiction to painkillers nearly derailed his career, Tyson got sober and went from zero to hero in the eyes of the public. But one person remains unconvinced:…

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UNC Professor Kenneth Robert Janken discusses his book, The Wilmington Ten

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Tues 3/22, 7pm UNC Professor Kenneth Robert Janken discusses his book, The Wilmington Ten   “A passionate, intensely engaging portrait of the group’s initial mission, as well as the terrible personal lifelong toll the struggle took.” —Kirkus Reviews “The subject matter is fascinating. . . [and] illustrative of how far Americans still have to go in bridging our society’s divisions.”—Publishers Weekly “Kenneth Janken’s Wilmington Ten is a fast-paced, deeply researched investigation of an atrocity whose ordinary black and white victims might…

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Pre-School Storytime

March 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Pre-School Storytime

March 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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April 2016
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Pre-School Storytime

April 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 14, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

10:00am-11:30am (second Saturdays)   Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock Serious writing begins with playful writing. Please join this unique ongoing group of supportive adult writers and play your way into the possibilities of the written word. Based on the work of Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones) we set a timer for fifteen minutes and write using prompts as our launch pads. This class is free and open to the public.  Nancy Peacock lives in Chatham County and…

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M.O. Walsh discusses his New York Times bestselling debut novel, My Sunshine Away

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Wed 4/13, 7pm – 8pm M.O. Walsh discusses his New York Times bestselling debut novel, My Sunshine Away   “I really loved this book… I can’t praise it enough.”—Anne Rice “Excellent… Walsh has an innate knack for plot and suspense, but the real pleasure here is his prose. This stunning and gracefully written debut novel is a total page-turner until the very end.” —Entertainment Weekly “Recalls the best of Pat Conroy: the rich Southern atmosphere, the interplay of darkness and…

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Pre-School Storytime

April 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Pre-School Storytime

April 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Pre-School Storytime

April 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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May 2016
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Pre-School Storytime

May 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 14, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

10:00am-11:30am (second Saturdays)   Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock Serious writing begins with playful writing. Please join this unique ongoing group of supportive adult writers and play your way into the possibilities of the written word. Based on the work of Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones) we set a timer for fifteen minutes and write using prompts as our launch pads. This class is free and open to the public.  Nancy Peacock lives in Chatham County and…

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Pre-School Storytime

May 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Pre-School Storytime

May 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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Pre-School Storytime

May 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)! Related

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