The Hickory Stick Bookshop in Washington will hold book signings April 22-24.

Jane Sutcliffe, author of the children’s book “Will’s Words: How William Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk,” will sign copies of her book April 22 at 4 p.m.

It will be followed by a Shakespearean open mic night from 5 to 7 p.m.

Wendell Minor will sign copies of his latest storybook, “This is the Earth,” April 23 at 2 p.m.

In honor of National Poetry Month, local authors Donna Marie Merritt and Jack Sheedy will read from their own books, with music by Bill Benson, April 24 at 3 p.m.

For more information, call the 2 Green Hill Road store at 860-868-0525.