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Friday, November 16, 4pm – 6pm – Gary Moore


Caledonian Record columnist Gary Moore will be at The Galaxy Bookshop to meet readers and sign copies of his new book, Four Seasons in Vermont, a collection of essays from over 40 years of “Thoughts on the Out-of-Doors” columns at the Caledonian.
Gary Moore is a Vermont native who lives in Bradford, Vermont, with his wife, Linda. He is a syndicated columnist, free lance writer, and photographer specializing in outdoor activities and adventure travel. What free time he has is spent hiking, hunting, fishing, canoeing, and exploring the natural world.

We’ll be celebrating the bookstore’s 30th Anniversary on December 1st. Please join us during the weeks ahead as we count down to the big day.


Week of November 18th – Week of Gratitude
Every day, one lucky customer will receive a gift bag from us – our thanks for supporting your local indie bookstore!
Saturday, November 24th, 10 – 5 – Small Business Saturday!
9781467140126With special guest Erin McCormick, author of Classic Diners of Vermont, signing her book beginning at 10 a.m.
Fill out a Holiday Wish List, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a copy of 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die.
Enter a second drawing to win one of five gift boxes filled with assorted books!

ss_clean_15degr_blueSmall Business Saturday is a celebration in support of locally owned businesses. Whether you’re starting your holiday shopping, running errands, or out window shopping, come downtown and support your neighbors and community by shopping locally!
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Look for sales and specials reflecting milestones in the Galaxy’s history, all week long!
Thursday, November 29th, 3:30pm – 5pm – Galaxy Picks: Kid’s Book Recommendations for Grandparents
If you love sharing books with your grandchildren, we invite you to join us for a special book talk focused on the best new books for kids of every age, from newborn to teen. Everyone who attends will receive a gift bag!
Friday, November 30th, 5pm – 7pm – Main Street Game Night!
game nightJoin The Galaxy Bookshop, Whistle Emporium, and Caledonia Spirits for a family-friendly evening of games. Both Galaxy and Whistle will have games and puzzles to demo; Caledonia Spirits will be visiting the Scale House and Positive Pie, and customers at all four locations can enter to win a gift basket worth $100.
Saturday, December 1st – GALAXY BOOKSHOP TURNS 30!balloons-150x138
final_logo JPGIt takes a whole community to keep a bookstore going for 30 years, so this is your celebration, too. Stop in to see our anniversary video, have a piece of cake, enter your name in our raffle drawing, and share stories about the past 30 years. Bring in your Galaxy Bookshop artifacts – bookmarks, tote bags, t-shirts, photos – to receive a special coupon!

Thursday, December 6th, 8:30 a.m. – Breakfast Book Club

The Breakfast Book Club will meet at the bookstore to discuss Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family, by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Amy Ellis Nutt. This critically acclaimed book tells the inspiring true story of transgender actor and activist Nicole Maines, whose identical twin brother, Jonas, and ordinary American family join her on an extraordinary journey to understand, nurture, and celebrate the uniqueness in us all.

Purchase this book as a book club member and receive 20% off!