Lyndsay Ely - 'Gunslinger Girl' Dinner + Author Event

19 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 19 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
We are very excited to welcome debut YA author, Lyndsay Ely, to Quail Ridge Books at 7 pm on Friday, January 19. While the author event itself, as a special treat, 10 lucky people...   More info

1st Oak City 2018 Volunteer Meeting

20 Jan 09:00 - 10:00 20 Jan 09:00 - 10:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Ultimate Comics Cary Ultimate Comics Cary
Frist meeting for Oak City 2018. Please bring something to write with and on. Apply at http:/nccomicon.com/oak-city/volunteer...   More info

WAKE Up and Read! Book Drive Kickoff

20 Jan 14:00 - 15:30 20 Jan 14:00 - 15:30 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
Join us for the kickoff of Wake County's WAKE Up and Read book drive. Enjoy a special storytime, activities, Ruben the Rooster, and more. Bring in gently-used children's books, or...   More info

Editor Jeffery Beam - Jonathan Williams: The Lord of Orchards @ Quail Ridge Books & Music

21 Jan 14:00 21 Jan 14:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
Local poet Jeffery Beam will be here to discuss this book of essays and images that illuminate the influence of Jonathan Williams, exploring his talents as poet and publisher, and...   More info

Jeffery Beam - 'Jonathan Williams: The Lord of Orchards'

21 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 21 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
Local poet, Jeffery Beam, joins us to share Jonathan Williams: The Lord of Orchards. This book of essays and images brings attention to the influence of Jonathan Williams, his...   More info

John Hechinger - 'True Gentlemen'

23 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 23 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
College fraternity culture has never been more embattled. A portrait of an institution in need of reform and a case for how that can happen is made in this deep examination of...   More info

Class Story

26 Jan 14:00 - 15:00 26 Jan 14:00 - 15:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Read With Me, A Children's Book & Art Shop Read With Me, A Children's Book & Art Shop
Collaborate with local author Michelle Ristuccia to create a fun class story, then take home your choice of How to Tell Fantastic Stories or Visual Writing Prompts. Practice...   More info

Read and Meet with Dr Layton, PhD

27 Jan 11:00 - 12:00 27 Jan 11:00 - 12:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Read With Me, A Children's Book & Art Shop Read With Me, A Children's Book & Art Shop
We have a very special guest for storytime this Saturday, Dr Thomas Layton, Ph.D. Dr. Layton will read with us his book, LITTLE JAZZ MAN and talk about what inspired him to write...   More info

Vanessa Brantley-Newton - 'Grandma's Purse'

27 Jan 14:00 - 15:00 27 Jan 14:00 - 15:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
For fans of Mary Poppins and How to Babysit a Grandma, comes a sweet story about the never-ending magical contents of Grandma's Purse. In this adorable, energetic ode to visits...   More info

Nic Stone - 'Dear Martin'

28 Jan 16:00 - 17:00 28 Jan 16:00 - 17:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
Debut Southern novelist, Nic Stone, explores race relations through the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the young black teenager who writes letters to him in Dear Martin...   More info

First Meeting of 2018

30 Jan 18:00 - 19:00 30 Jan 18:00 - 19:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Cameron Village Regional Library Cameron Village Regional Library
We are hoping to re-launch PAGE initiatives in 2018, and we need you to help us making it happen! This meeting will cover the spelling bee, Super Saturday, book club, and...   More info

December/January Book Club

31 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 31 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
So & So Books So & So Books
Jennifer Egan's Manhattan Beach is our December/January Book of the Month Manhattan Beach is an intricately patterned and visionary new novel (Ruth Franklin-The Atlantic) from...   More info

Ultimate Ladies Alliance - Bitch Planet Triple Feature Feb 1st

01 Feb 19:35 - 22:00 01 Feb 19:35 - 22:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Ultimate Comics Cary Ultimate Comics Cary
Come join us at Ultimate Comics Cary for exciting discussion about our incredible February selection: Bitch Planet Triple Feature Book 1, an incredible anthology of short stories...   More info

Dr. Devon Blanton Book Signing

03 Feb 13:00 - 16:00 03 Feb 13:00 - 16:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Dog-Eared Books Dog-Eared Books
Come meet Dr. Devon Blanton! The Assignment is a fantastic Bible study for the individual or small groups. It addresses the big questions such as why are we born and why do bad...   More info

Justice Theater Project leads discussion of 'The Pink Triangle'

03 Feb 14:00 - 15:00 03 Feb 14:00 - 15:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
In advance of their production of the play Bent, based on The Pink Triangle by Richard Plant, members of the Justice Theater Project will lead a discussion of this powerful...   More info

Radio Moscow w/ Amplified Heat + Demon Eye

04 Feb 19:00 - 23:30 04 Feb 19:00 - 23:30 - Raleigh Raleigh
The Pour House Music Hall The Pour House Music Hall
RADIO MOSCOW are a perfect example of the classic full-throttle power trio. Though by no means devoid of nuance and detail, the first thing one notices while standing in front of...   More info

J.D. Allen - '19 Souls'

08 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 08 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
In a fast-paced mystery from debut Raleigh author, J.D. Allen, Las Vegas PI, Jim Bean, searches for the missing Daniel, on behalf of his client, Daniel’s sister. The plot thickens...   More info

Gerry Bowles + Andrea Bertole - 'Once in a Blue Moon Election'

09 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 09 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
From the team behind Gerry Bowles’s 2006 run for NC State Senate, comes a personal how-to for grassroots advocates. Included in Once in a Blue Moon Election: An Entertaining...   More info

2nd Oak City Comicon 2018 Meeting

10 Feb 09:00 - 10:00 10 Feb 09:00 - 10:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Ultimate Comics Cary Ultimate Comics Cary
Second meeting for Oak City 2018. Please bring something to write with and on. Apply at http:/nccomicon.com/oak-city/volunteer...   More info

John Kessel - 'Pride and Prometheus'

15 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 15 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
Join us for the launch of the latest book by John Kessel, author of The Moon and the Other. Pride and Prejudice meets Frankenstein in this NCSU English professor’s literary mash...   More info

First Lady Kristin Cooper at CKSH

17 Feb 11:00 - 12:00 17 Feb 11:00 - 12:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Read With Me, A Children's Book & Art Shop Read With Me, A Children's Book & Art Shop
We are excited to welcome First Lady Kristin Cooper to read at Civic Kids Story Hour! Come out to have your picture taken with her and enjoy story time...   More info

Rabbi Rami Shapiro - 'Holy Rascals'

21 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 21 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
Rabbi Rami Shapiro has spent a lifetime exploring his spirituality through traditional and non-traditional means. Using himself as an example of a holy rascal, he challenges...   More info

Rabbi Rami Shapiro Event Series

21 Feb 19:30 - 25 Feb 12:30 21 Feb 19:30 - 25 Feb 12:30 - Raleigh Raleigh
Raleigh, North Carolina Raleigh, North Carolina
Rabbi Rami Shapiro, Ph.D., award winning author of over thirty books on religion and spirituality, is a professor of religious studies, student of the Ramakrishna Order of Vedanta...   More info

Crossroads Series: Michael Specter

22 Feb 17:30 - 18:30 22 Feb 17:30 - 18:30 - Raleigh Raleigh
James B. Hunt Jr. Library James B. Hunt Jr. Library
In the college’s second Crossroads Series talk, The New Yorker s Michael Specter will discuss opposition in the United States to the idea that data drives progress, demonstrated...   More info

Marriage Equality Lessons Panel-Tracy Hollister & Dave Collins

24 Feb 14:00 - 15:00 24 Feb 14:00 - 15:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
Quail Ridge Books will be hosting a panel discussion on marriage equality moderated by Tracy Hollister with David Collins, Mark Phariss, and Vic Holmes. What role did volunteers...   More info

Poetry, Music, & All That Jazz: An Afternoon with Carole Boston Weatherford

25 Feb 14:00 - 16:00 25 Feb 14:00 - 16:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
North Carolina Museum of History North Carolina Museum of History
NOTE: Due to an overwhelmingly positive response to this event, we want to inform you all that this is a free first come, first serve basis, meaning seats are not guaranteed. We...   More info

Michael McFee - 'We Were Once Here' and 'Appointed Rounds'

25 Feb 14:00 - 15:00 25 Feb 14:00 - 15:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
It is time for another Sunday of poetry. Appalachian native and UNC-Chapel Hill professor, Michael McFee, explores often-overlooked topics and will be reading from two of his...   More info

Centering Our Stories: A Celebration of ft. Kelly Starling Lyons

27 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 27 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
The tradition of a February program on multicultural children's books continues. Author of the Jada Jones series, Kelly Starling Lyons, is here to help present this event. This...   More info

Teen Fiction Panel w/ Amber Smith, Amy Reed, and Brenda Rufener

02 Mar 19:00 - 20:30 02 Mar 19:00 - 20:30 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
Three young adult literature authors come together to discuss their powerful novels, each with a teenage girl main character, and their struggles with abuse, assault, and rape; a...   More info

Last meeting for Volunteer for Oak City 2018

03 Mar 09:00 - 10:00 03 Mar 09:00 - 10:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Ultimate Comics Cary Ultimate Comics Cary
The third and last meeting for Oak City 2018. Please bring something to write with and on. Apply at http:/nccomicon.com/oak-city/volunteer...   More info

Laura Dasnoit Book Signing

03 Mar 13:00 - 16:00 03 Mar 13:00 - 16:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Dog-Eared Books Dog-Eared Books
Laura Danoit will be in the store selling and signing her books! She will have books for sale in the store (cash and card accepted), but you can purchase her book ahead of time...   More info

Kenneth Joel Zogry - 'Print News and Raise Hell'

11 Mar 14:00 - 15:00 11 Mar 14:00 - 15:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
The Daily Tar Heel has chronicled the socio-political events affecting UNC-Chapel Hill, the nation’s oldest public university, for over 125 years. In conversation with News...   More info

The Flight Attendant visits Raleigh, NC

14 Mar 19:00 - 20:30 14 Mar 19:00 - 20:30 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
Chris will be bringing The Flight Attendant rock-n-roll book to Quail Ridge Books. Join him...   More info

Rebecca Boggs Roberts - 'Suffragists in Washington, D.C.'

16 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 16 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
The 1913 Great Suffrage Parade was the first civil rights march to use the nation’s capitol as a backdrop. The actions of Alice Paul and the National Woman’s Party in forming the...   More info

NC Comicon Oak City 2018

17 Mar 10:00 - 18 Mar 17:00 17 Mar 10:00 - 18 Mar 17:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Raleigh Convention Center Raleigh Convention Center
Comic Con hits Raleigh March 17-18 2018 . Featuring the Creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Kevin Eastman! VIP Eastman ticket includes head of signing line for a Free...   More info

Spring Book Club Bash - Evening Edition

19 Mar 19:00 - 20:30 19 Mar 19:00 - 20:30 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
You don't have to be in a book club to come to our spring Book Club Bash. But if you are in one, you'll want to be here Monday, March 19 at 7 pm. Get suggestions from our staff on...   More info

Spring Book Club Bash - Morning Edition

20 Mar 10:00 - 11:00 20 Mar 10:00 - 11:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
Same as the previous evening edition, except on Tuesday, March 20, at 10 a.m. Get suggestions from our staff on great books to discuss. We will have doughnuts & coffee, giveaways...   More info

Anna Quindlen - 'Alternate Side' (Signing-Line Ticket Event)

23 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 23 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
Her work for The New York Times won her the Pulitzer Prize, while her nonfiction book, A Short Guide to a Happy Life, has sold over a million copies. Now, in her ninth novel, 1...   More info

Two Moons Book Launch Party

24 Mar 18:00 - 20:00 24 Mar 18:00 - 20:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
LGBT Center of Raleigh LGBT Center of Raleigh
Join Krystal A. Smith and BLF Press as we celebrate the release of Krystal's debut collection of speculative fiction, Two Moons. Books will be available for purchase and signing...   More info

Vegas Tenold - 'Everything You Love Will Burn'

26 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 26 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
Six years ago, Vegas Tenold embedded himself among the members of three of America's most ideologically extreme white nationalist groups-the KKK, the National Socialist Movement...   More info

Jonathan Miles - 'Anatomy of a Miracle: A Novel*'

29 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 29 Mar 19:00 - 20:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
From celebrated author and journalist, Jonathan Miles, comes a novel written as journalistic reportage. A paraplegic man, Cameron, inexplicably rises from his wheelchair, setting...   More info

Marbin w/ Waker at The Pour House

01 Apr 19:30 - 23:59 01 Apr 19:30 - 23:59 - Raleigh Raleigh
The Pour House Music Hall The Pour House Music Hall
Tickets on sale soon! MARBIN: Marbin is a progressive jazz-rock band based in Chicago, IL, with a unique story that stands out in today's music world. With a do-it-yourself...   More info

Frances Mayes - 'Women in Sunlight'

04 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 04 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
A new Tuscany-based novel from the best-selling author of Under the Tuscan Sun follows Kit and three new ex-pat friends as they explore retirement, a foreign culture, and...   More info

Lisa See - 'The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane' (Signing Line Tix)

06 Apr 19:00 - 20:30 06 Apr 19:00 - 20:30 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
Join us for the paperback release of Lisa See's The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, the celebrated novel exploring the lives of a Chinese mother from a village of tea farmers and...   More info

Ann Ross - 'Miss Julia Raises the Roof'

07 Apr 11:00 - 12:00 07 Apr 11:00 - 12:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
We are thrilled to welcome back Ann Ross, a celebrated fan favorite for book 19 in the delightfully Southern Miss Julia series. In Miss Julia Raises the Roof, Miss Julia bands...   More info

Leland Melvin - 'Chasing Space'

11 Apr 19:00 - 21:00 11 Apr 19:00 - 21:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
What do an NFL wide receiver and a space traveler have in common? Grit, determination, and grace, as Leland Melvin, the man who has had successful careers as an athlete and a NASA...   More info

Debbie Moose - 'Carolina Catch'

12 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 12 Apr 19:00 - 20:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
Summer is closer than you think and with it comes the sweet goodness of seafood. Can't make it to the beach? Or just want to have a try at seafood yourself? Debbie Moose has you...   More info

Charles Frazier - 'Varina' (Signing Line Ticket Event)

17 Apr 19:00 - 21:00 17 Apr 19:00 - 21:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
Returning to the setting of National Book Award-winning Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier continues to explore the circumstances of and people embroiled in the Civil War by following...   More info

Harry Potter Parties

18 Apr 19:00 - 21 Apr 21:00 18 Apr 19:00 - 21 Apr 21:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Dog-Eared Books Dog-Eared Books
Harry Potter fans unite! We are having parties to celebrate the the most wonderful wizarding world! Come prepared to be sorted into your Hogwarts House! You will then start your...   More info

Johnny Moore - 'Silence, Please'

21 Apr 14:00 - 15:00 21 Apr 14:00 - 15:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books
We are so excited to welcome Johnny Moore for what is sure to be an amazing children's event. This local Raleigh author of five previously published books for children is also a...   More info

Rescheduled: First Fridays at the Museum: Funny Face (1957)

04 May 17:00 - 21:00 04 May 17:00 - 21:00 - Raleigh Raleigh
North Carolina Museum of History North Carolina Museum of History
See our lobby exhibit The Shape of Fashion, then stay for a screening of the film, Funny Face, starting at 6:30 p.m. Even with costumes by legendary designer Edith Head, this...   More info


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