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Friends of the Carlyle Campbell Library: Quail Ridge Books Partnership


The Friends of the Carlyle Campbell Library occasionally co-sponsor Quail Ridge Books author events. These programs take place on the Meredith campus, usually in Jones Auditorium or Jones Chapel.  A limited number of free tickets are available to Friends members on these occasions.  Learn more about Quail Ridge Books by visiting their website.

Past events

The Quail Ridge Books partnership with Friends of the Library has brought some outstanding authors to our campus. These include:

  • Ann Patchett
  • Jodi Picoult
  • Gloria Steinem
  • Sally Mann
  • Erik Larson
  • Robert Reich, William Barber, Tim Tyson, & moderator Frank Stasio
  • Louise Penny
  • Debbie Macomber
  • Cokie Roberts
  • Sue Monk Kidd
  • Pat Conroy
  • Khaled Hosseini
  • Michele Norris


Get a ticket

We are pleased to announce our next Quail Ridge Books
Partnership with The Friends of Carlyle Campbell Library
Friday, October 14, 2022
Jones Auditorium

Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan​ (Ticketed Event)

A limited number of free tickets are available courtesy of Friends of the Library

Contact the Carlyle Campbell Library (919)760-8380 or Laura Davidson ( for your ticket

Quail Ridge Books and Meredith College Friends of the Library are proud to host Jodi Picoult, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Wish You Were Here, and Jennifer Finney Boylan, the bestselling author of She's Not There, as they discuss their new novel Mad Honey.  Mad Honey is a riveting novel of suspense, an unforgettable love story, and a moving and powerful exploration of the secrets we keep and the risks we take in order to become ourselves.

We have a limited number of free tickets for students, faculty, and staff 

Click here for more information or to order a copy of the book for autographing.

Upcoming event

​Be on the look out for more exciting events with Quail Ridge Books!