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Saturday, October 19th at 2pm - Children's Book Signing with Wendell Minor - Hi, I'm Norman

This beautifully illustrated, first-person narrative explores Rockwell’s life in episodes based on important moments in American history. Norman Rockwell is not only a great American artist, but he also successfully chronicled two generations of American life, making him one of the most beloved and well-known American artists of all time. Read more...






Saturday, October 26th at 2pm - Author Signing with Suzanne Staubach - A Garden Miscellany: An Illustrated Guide to the Elements of the Garden

Do you know a folly from a ha-ha? Can an allée be pleached? Does a skep belong on a plinth? Answers to these questions—plus a gazebo-ful of information, stories, and visual delights—await in this charming exploration of the stuff gardens are made of. Garden historian Suzanne Staubach covers everything from arbors to water features, reveling in the anecdotes that accompany each element. Filled with revelations and fanciful illustrations by Julia Yellow, A Garden Miscellany promises new discoveries with each reading—a book to be returned to again and again. Read more...




Thursday, October 24th at 7pm - Open Mic Night at The Hickory Stick Bookshop

Join us for an evening of poetry, music, and more original work from local writers and performers.

Doors open and sign-ups begin at 6:30, performances start at 7.

Refreshments will be provided by 9 Main Bakery & Deli.





Storytime Every Saturday at Noon!

Join us for a storytime every Saturday at noon, complete with songs, games, activities, and of course, a great story!
The target age group is 2-5-years-old, but all ages are welcome!
Questions? Call 860.868.0525

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The story of 26-year-old Mia whose perfect life is suddenly and unexpectedly turned upside-down. She embarks on a humanitarian trip around the world to try and "make a difference." Things don't go the way she thought they would, but it turns out life has a way of pointing you in the right direction when you need it. -Polly