The Hickory Stick Bookshop will partner with The Steep Rock Association for family events April 28.

A StoryWalk will be held at Steep Rock’s Macricostas Preserve in New Preston at 1 p.m., followed by a book signing with Bibi Gaston, author of “Gifford Pinchot and the First Foresters,” at 2:30 p.m. at Hickory Stick Bookshop in Washington.

The signing will be one of several events to recognize Independent Bookstore Day.