Think Local First!

Thursday, August 29th 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.





Sunday, September 8th at 2:30pm - Discussion & Signing with Author Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg - The Nine

When well-meaning helicopter mom Hannah Webber enrolls her brilliant son and center of her world, Sam, into the boarding school of her dreams, neither of them is prepared for what awaits: an illicit underworld where decades of privileged conspiracy threaten not only Sam but also their fragile family. 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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A lonely farmer's wife writes a letter to a lonely museum curator she has never met. They share an initial fascination of The Tollund Man  (a Seamus Heaney poem). A touching and tender story of loss. -Pam