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Saturday, December 7th from 3-4pm - Author Signing with Fred Baldwin - Dear Mr. Picasso: A Love Affair with Freedom

Dear Mr. Picasso: An Illustrated Love Affair with Freedom begins with Baldwin’s encounter with Pablo Picasso in 1955, a life-changing event that emboldened Baldwin to embrace a peripatetic life as a photojournalist. His remarkable “picture stories” led him to locations where few or no photographers had gone before. Baldwin’s book is illustrated with hundreds of black-and-white and color photographs from his vast archive. Read more...





Sunday, December 15th at 2pm - Children's Book Signing with Sarah Albee - North America: A Fold-Out Graphic History

A richly illustrated, foldout graphic history of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean. Ours is the story of creation and destruction, migration, exploration, conquest, wars, alliances, trade, governments, railroads, mutinies, panning for gold, invention, and art. It includes terrible injustices and amazing movements toward equality and freedom, and so much more. So unfold the book and immerse yourself in the vast tapestry that is North American history. Read more...





Shop Sundays in December

Give back by Shopping Sundays in December. This holiday season at The Hickory Stick Bookshop a portion of every purchase made on any Sunday in December leading up to Christmas will be given to local charities.


"What happened to storytime?"

We are taking a break during November and December due to the chaos of the holiday shopping season. Storytime will resume in January 2020! Thank you!


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