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Saturday, July 29th - 2pm - Author Signing with Sharyn Gale - Imagining Molly

Molly Sampson Shore, a sensitive, tender six-year-old, is suddenly plagued by night visions – figures and muffled voices outside her bedroom window. The visions materialize on a Saturday at the mall when a kidnapper snatches Molly from the “reading circle” the moment Molly’s mother, Claire, diverts her attention to sampling fragrances at a nearby perfume counter.

Molly’s harrowing journey as a captive unfolds while Claire and her husband desperately search for their only child. At first, Molly connects with her mother through a scattering of telepathic moments until the tenuous psychic melding between mother and daughter fades to a last wisp of thought. Then, suddenly, silence. Read more...


Where’s Waldo in Washington Depot?

Where's Waldo? In Washington Depot, of course.  The famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is returning to twenty different local businesses throughout our community this July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including buttons, book coupons and more. From The Hickory Stick Bookshop to Washington Art Association and beyond, Waldo figures will be well hidden in local businesses. Find Waldo Local is a great summer  vacation activity, and a wonderful way for residents to support local business and the Shop Local movement.  If you find him in at least 15 locations, you could win prizes at our Prize Party on July 31st! What are you waiting for? Get your passport at The Hickory Stick Bookshop or any other participating business as soon as July 1st at 9am! Read more...




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Anyone familiar with the On Being podcast will appreciate this book. Tippett has taken bits of her interviews and grouped them. This is for anyone interested in people who live differently than most. -Tom

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