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Hardwick, Vermont 05843
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November is sometimes known as "stick season" in these parts, but it brings the promise of long evenings of cozy reading; and for us at the bookstore, it also brings our Week of Gratitude, leading up to Small Business Saturday. We love taking this opportunity each year to say thank you to all of the folks who support The Galaxy Bookshop and our fellow independent retailers by shopping locally.

If you've already started your holiday shopping, you'll be happy to know that we are putting out cards, Advent calendars, and holiday themed books at the beginning of the month.

We look forward to seeing you soon
at the bookstore!
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We Will Be Closed on
Thursday, November 28th, for Thanksgiving.
Take a sneak peek at the NEIBA Holiday catalog!
Thursday, November 7, 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast Book Club reads
Hey, Kiddo
Join the Breakfast Book Club for our first time discussing a graphic novel! This month, we are talking about Jarrett Krosoczka's National Book Award and New England Book Award winning graphic memoir, Hey, Kiddo.

Drop-ins are always welcome - no commitment is required, and new voices and perspectives are appreciated!
Tuesday, November 12, 7 p.m. Sydney Lea
Former Vermont Poet Laureate Sydney Lea returns to The Galaxy Bookshop with his new collection of poems, Here. In his thirteenth book of poetry, Lea gives voice to the deep connection between human life and the
natural world as well as their fragility and transience.
Here is a title, but it’s also a statement, an incantation and affirmation: “Let’s chant it throughout the year,” Lea writes, “like so much birdsong: we’re here we’re here we’re here.”
Tuesday, November 19, 7 p.m.
Patty Crane
Join us in welcoming local poet Patty Crane for a reading from her new book of poetry, Bell I Wake To. The poems in this volume create a sacred space honoring seasons, generations, the body, and every living creature the poet comes across. 
Crane lives part of the year in Craftsbury, Vermont.
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November 24-29
5th Annual Week of Gratitude
(closed November 28)
During the week of Thanksgiving, we like to take the opportunity to thank our customers with surprise giveaways each day. Just our small way of saying thank you to all of you for keeping us here and sharing your love of books and reading with us.
November 30th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Small Business Saturday
& Holiday Storytime (10:30 a.m.)
Skip the craziness of Black Friday, and join us in kicking off the official start of the holiday shopping season with Small Business Saturday!
At The Galaxy Bookshop, you'll find treats, door prizes, sales, and our undying gratitude for your choice to shop locally!

Bring the little ones in for a special holiday storytime at 10:30 a.m.! We'll read the classic picture books How the Grinch Stole Christmas and The Polar Express. All guests will receive a special storytime packet to take home!

While you're in downtown Hardwick, be sure to visit our neighbor retailers and restaurants to spread the love!

Launched by American Express in 2009, Small Business Saturday is an annual holiday shopping tradition that brings together communities in support of their favorite small businesses.
Spotlight on Biography and Memoir
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New on our shelves
Coming soon!
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Pair for family reading
More for young readers
Graphic novel!
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