Jan 20 @ 3:00 pm Hooksett Library
Join us for a Martin Luther King Jr. Civil Rights Day program titled “All Eyes Are Upon Us: Racial Struggles in the Northeast, from Jackie Robinson to Deval Patrick”, presented by Jason Sokol, who is an American historian and Associate Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire. From Brooklyn to Boston, from World War II through the present,...
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm Gibosn's Bookstore
Mimi Bull presents “Celibacy, A Love Story: Memoir of A Catholic Priest’s Daughter,” a tender, but honest memoir of a life lived in the shadow of a huge secret. Mimi Bull was born in the 1930s believing she had been adopted by two women, a mother and daughter. It wasn’t until she had her own children that she learned her...
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
Author Jim Fini presents “Locally Grown: The Art of Sustainable Government,” which re-introduces the reader to the bottom-up design of our Constitution and shows how we can create better outcomes by redistributing responsibilities between our federal, state and local governments. If you’re curious about how to create a government that is more responsive, holistic and sustainable that is firmly settled...
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
New York Times bestselling author of “The Night Circus,” Erin Morgenstern, comes to Gibson’s to present a timeless love story set in a secret underground world — a place of pirates, painters, lovers, liars and ships that sail upon The Starless Sea.
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
Poet Kimberly Burwick, alongside poet-naturalist Elizabeth Bradfield, join together to present Kimberly’s 5th book of poems, “Brightword,” a stunning lyric meditation forged under the threat of child-loss. We will also celebrate Bradfield’s fourth collection, “Antarctica,” which documents and queries her work as a guide on ships in Antarctica, offering an incisive insider’s vision that challenges traditional tropes of The Last...
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
Mike Eruzione, the captain of the 1980 US Olympic hockey team and scorer of the gold-medal winning goal against Russia, visits Gibson’s Bookstore to present his first book, “The Making of a Miracle,” and tell how a team of college kids and unsigned amateurs beat the elite Soviet hockey team when no one gave them a chance. The Russians had...
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
Paula Munier returns! Former Army MP Mercy Carr and her retired bomb-sniffing dog Elvis are back in “Blind Search,” the sequel to the page-turning, critically acclaimed “A Borrowing of Bones Blind Search: A Mercy Carr Mystery!” It’s October, hunting season in the Green Mountains — and the Vermont wilderness has never been more beautiful or more dangerous. Especially for 9-year-old...
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
Michael Cameron Ward visits Gibson’s Bookstore to present “Sketches of Lee,” a performance of his family’s story as a black family in mid-century New Hampshire. In 1957 the Ward family relocated from Brooklyn, New York, to Lee, New Hampshire, to escape gang violence. As a Black family, they became the “Index of Integration” in Lee, a town of 600. Michael...
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
R.W.W. Greene visits Gibson’s to launch his newest novel, “The Light Years,” where the captain of a family-owned starship arranges a marriage for her son in hopes of achieving faster-than-light travel and maybe, just maybe, marital bliss. Sparks fly when Adem and Hisako finally meet, but their personal issues are overshadowed by the discovery of long-held secrets and a chance...
Feb 15 @ 2:00 pm Gibson's Bookstore
Meredith Tate returns to Concord and to Gibson’s Bookstore to present her newest novel, “The Last Confession of Autumn Casterly.” When band-geek Ivy and her friends get together, things start with a rousing board game and end with arguments about Star Wars. Her older sister Autumn is a different story. Enigmatic, aloof, and tough as nails, Autumn hasn’t had real...
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm The Music Hall
“Until the End of Time” is Brian Greene’s breathtaking new exploration of the cosmos and our quest to understand it. Greene takes us on a journey across time, from our most refined understanding of the universe’s beginning, to the closest science can take us to the very end. He explores how life and mind emerged from the initial chaos, and...
Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm The Music Hall
On Winston Churchill’s first day as prime minister, Adolf Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium. Poland and Czechoslovakia had already fallen, and the Dunkirk evacuation was just two weeks away. For the next twelve months, Hitler would wage a relentless bombing campaign, killing 45,000 Britons. It was up to Churchill to hold his country together and persuade President Franklin Roosevelt that...
Jun 14 all-day Radisson
Kids Con New England is the largest comic con for kids in New England. It inspires creativity and learning through family-friendly comics, children’s books, art, workshops, gaming, fun activities and more. Meet amazing family-friendly comic and children’s book creators, learn the comic arts, jedi training, superhero training, princess academy, pirate camp, meet superheroes, pirates, princesses, special guests, gaming tournaments, sketch-off,...