Events

Gibson's keeps an aggressive schedule of author events! We hold at least one event a week, sometimes two or three! (We take a break between Thanksgiving and Christmas, because we've found through trial and error that everyone is way too busy, tired, and overscheduled to drive through the cold, the dark, and the snow to come to author events.)

If you'd like to keep abreast of our events, you can either periodically check our upcomings events page for listings, follow us on Facebook (see the bottom of this page), or sign up for our weekly e-mail newsletter (see the left sidebar).

RSVP's on our Facebook page are appreciated (we never know how many people are going to attend, and it's rather nerve-wracking to guess at what is sufficient stock to order).

If you know you can't come (or think you might not make it, and you'd like to be safe), and you'd still like a signed copy of a book, we are more than happy to reserve one specifically for you for an author to sign. Call the store [(603) 224-0562] or stop in to do this.

We almost always make sure to get a few extra copies signed at events, in case someone forgot about the event and didn't reserve a copy. Signed books make excellent gifts!

 

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Busiest week of the year! Bill Littlefield, Ernie Hebert, Tomie dePaola, all at Gibson's. November 17th, 2014

What a week at Gibson's!
This may be our busiest week of the year for events. Read on...
 
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 7 PM  Bill Littlefield! If you're up early enough on Saturday, you may (as we do) reward yourselves with the fantastic sports show Only a Game, hosted by Bill Littlefield, heard on WBUR and on our own NHPR. Bill has written and collected some whimsical light verse, all on the subject of sports. Join us as he shares his poems with a Concord audience! He'll be here on Nov. 18. Come early to get a good seat! His signed book will be a wonderful Christmas present for the sports nuts on your list.
Friday, Nov. 21, 7 PM   Ernie Hebert now concludes the Darby Chronicles, which he began 35 years ago with The Dogs of March.
"Ernie Hebert's novels don't just capture New England; they've become a part of it...and his latest is a spectacular addition to an already impressive canon."—Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of My Sister's Keeper and Vanishing Acts
Part Falstaff, part King Lear, but all American, Howard Elman was a fifty-something workingman when he burst onto the literary scene in The Dogs of March. Now in this, the seventh and last installment in the series, the Darby constable is an eighty-something widower who wants to do "a great thing" before he motors off into the sunset. You can bet he does ... in strange, wonderful, and dangerous ways.
Saturday, Nov. 22, 10 AM   Meet Tomie dePaola at Gibson's!
After a brief presentation about his new book, Jack, Tomie will sign copies of all his books, new and old, and will also sign copies of the latest issue of New Hampshire Home, which has a fascinating and sumptuous spread featuring his art studio.  
Jack is Tomie's take on traditional “Jack tales”—in which a young hero ventures out to seek his fortune and gains it through luck or pluck. This book is perfect for preschoolers and kids in the early grades!. His hero’s reward is a wealth of animal friends who increase in number—and volume—as the story progresses. What a treat! Don't forget--Christmas is coming. A new Tomie is a great gift.
(Note: a bad date for this event sneaked into an ad in the Hippo. It's Saturday. For real.)
Watch for our email tomorrow about two ticketed December events, both offsite. See below!

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