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Saturday, November 24th at 2pm - Children's Book Signing with Marilyn Singer!

As part of our Small Business Saturday celebrations, The Hickory Stick Bookshop will host a children’s book signing with critically acclaimed author/illustrator Marilyn Singer who has three new picture books for kids out this Fall: Who Are You Calling Weird (Words & Pictures, $17.99), Have You Heard About Lady Bird? Poems About Our First Ladies (Disney-Hyperion, $17.99), and Tallulah’s Ice Skates (Clarion Books, $17.99). The signing will be on Saturday, November 24th at 2pm. Read more...





Saturday, November 24th at 4pm - Book Signing with Sadie Dupuis - Mouthguard

The poems in Sadie Dupuis' Mouthguard are a means of developing a deep personal mythology; to read them is to feel what self-discovery is, and then recognize it in the rearview mirror, disappearing over the broken American horizon. They emerge from the place where known experience and the unknown collide; a borderline we all cross on the way to becoming ourselves. Read more...






Thursday, November 29th at 7pm - Open Mic Night, Co-Sponsored by The Hickory Stick Bookshop and 9 Main Bakery & Deli
Join us from 7-8:30pm to hear writers, musicians, and various performers of all sorts share their original work right here in our bookshop. Sign-ups will open at 6:30pm! For more information, call 860-868-0525.


Saturday, December 1st at 2pm - Children's Book Signing with Lane Smith & Randall de Seve - Giraffe Problems and Zola's Elephant

Children's author/illustrator Lane Smith and author Randall de Seve will sign their books at The Hickory Stick Bookshop on Saturday, December 1st at 2pm. Lane Smith's latest book is Giraffe Problems (Random House, $17.99), the sequel to Penguin Problems, both written by Jory John. Randall de Seve's latest book is Zola's Elephant (Houghton Mifflin, $17.99), illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski. Read more...



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