Think Local First

Thursday, June 27th 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. Read more...





Saturday, July 6th at 3pm - A Conversation with Wendell Minor and Abigail Rockwell - My Adventures as an Illustrator: The Definitive Edition

The Hickory Stick Bookshop will host a conversation between award-winning illustrator Wendell Minor and Abigail Rockwell in celebration of the release of Norman Rockwell’s My Adventures as an Illustrator: The Definitive Edition, for which Abigail Rockwell (Norman’s granddaughter) is the editor and author of a new introduction. The event will be in the bookshop on Saturday, July 6th at 3pm, after which there will be an opportunity to get books signed. Read more...





Sunday, July 14th at 2pm - Author Discussion & Signing with Sharon Farber - Choosing to be a Medium

Discover How to Become a Medium When You're Not Born That Way...Or Are You?

Experience the wonder of spirit communication first hand--even if you don't think you were born a medium. Sharon Farber shares her amazing story of becoming a medium through study, not birthright, and she reveals how you can become one, too. Read more...






Saturday, July 20th at 4pm - Author Discussion & Signing with Lisa Taddeo - Three Women

Desire as we’ve never seen it before: a riveting true story about the sex lives of three real American women, based on nearly a decade of reporting.

It thrills us and torments us. It controls our thoughts, destroys our lives, and it’s all we live for. Yet we almost never speak of it. And as a buried force in our lives, desire remains largely unexplored—until now. Over the past eight years, journalist Lisa Taddeo has driven across the country six times to embed herself with ordinary women from different regions and backgrounds. The result, Three Women, is the deepest nonfiction portrait of desire ever written and one of the most anticipated books of the year. Read more...




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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