Upcoming Events

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Here’s a look at what’s ahead:


Saturday, November 4th, 11 a.m.: John Churchman, A Farm for Maisie


Bestselling author John Churchman, along with his sheepdog friends Laddie and Maisie, will be at The Galaxy Bookshop to read from Maisie’s debut picture book – A Farm for Maisie! The charming “Sweet Pea & Friends” series, by John and Jennifer Churchman, have quickly become beloved by children, parents, and grandparents alike and make wonderful gifts! Call 802-472-5533 to reserve autographed copies in advance.


Tuesday, November 14th, 7 p.m.: Busy Person’s Book Club


This is the book club for people who love to read and talk about books but cringe at the thought of “assigned” reading. On the second Tuesday of each month, we’ll meet to talk about books that we’ve already read, usually within a predetermined genre. This month, it’s Biography and Memoir. You are also welcome to talk about books outside of this category, but this will be the main focus of our conversation. Refreshments served, and all are welcome!




Thursday, November 16th, 6:30 p.m.: Death Cafe


Eat cake. Discuss death. Leave feeling ALIVE!

This is not a grief support group or end-of-life planning. The objective of the Death Cafe is “‘to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives.”

Learn more at deathcafe.org, and join us for a lively discussion in Hardwick!
Facilitated by Anne-Marie Keppel.


Saturday, November 18th, 10 – 5: Main Street Game-a-palooza! At Galaxy AND Whistle Emporium

Bring your favorite game-playing pals down to Main Street and try out some demo games offered by The Galaxy Bookshop and Whistle Emporium. Play a game and receive a coupon for 10% off games and puzzles, good at either location. If you win a game, get 15% off!
Both stores will have a variety of games for all ages to try before you buy. Tenzi, Snail’s Pace Race, jigsaw puzzles, and much more will be on display! No purchase necessary to play.


More upcoming dates:


November 19 – 25: Week of Gratitude

Saturday, November 25th: Small Business Saturday!

Monday, November 27th: Cider Monday

Tuesday, December 5th, 7 p.m.: Reading & Book Signing with Will Wootton, Good Fortune Next Time

Friday, December 8th, 5 p.m.: Polar Express Storytime

Saturday, December 16th, 11 a.m.: Book Signing with Richard Brown, The Last of the Hill Farms