The event date: Saturday, Dec. 23, 2021 from 12pm to 1:00pm


Joe Garrick, the author of “Whose Hoof Is That?”, “Billy the Dentist” and “The Best Bagel Book” is a North Carolina native who grew up in Hickory, NC, and attended Appalachian State University. Joe loves to make others laugh and the goal of this book is to do just that. Oh yeah, and it may also help the kids learn something.Hickory Author To Read Children’s Book

Joe will be reading from his books on December 23, 2021 from 12:00 pm to 1:00pm on the Commscope Stage. Books will be available for sale before and after the reading. Joe will also be signing copies of his books.

This event is free to the public and is rain or shine.

You can find Joe at

If you have any questions regarding this event please email and put Book Reading in your subject line!

Thank you and see you downtown!