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   Wednesdays at
5:00 pm 

Picture Book Storytime 
for
children 3 - 6 




Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.
Wee Ones Story Time for children 2 and under

 

 

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Upcoming Events!
         

Meet the Author: A.E. Kaplan
Saturday, June 24th: 3:00 pm

Join A.E. Kaplan's as she presents and signs her book, Grendel's Guide to Love and War.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower meets Revenge of the Nerds, this tale is of a teen misfit who seeks to take down the bro next door, but ends up falling for his enemy's sister and uncovering difficult truths about his family in the process.

Can't make it to this event but still want a signed and personalized copy? Just place your order by close of business on Wednesday, June 21st. To order, call 703-548-4092 or email order@hooray4books.com. 

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Rails of War Book Launch
Sunday, June 25th: 2 pm - 4 pm

Lloyd House
220 North Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Join us at the Lloyd House in Alexandria as Steve James Hantzis launches his new book Rails of War: Supplying the Americans and Their Allies in China-Burma-India. Purchase your book at Hooray for Books! before the event.

Can't make it to this event but still want a signed and personalized copy? Just place your order by Wednesday, June 21st. To order, call 703-548-4092 or email order@hooray4books.com

NOTE: This event is not at Hooray for Books!

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20th Anniversary Celebration of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone! 
Monday, June 26th: 6 pm

Join us for a special Harry Potter party to celebrate 20 magical years of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone! We promise you a night of wizarding fun and the chance to discover and share the magical world of Harry Potter. There will be a costume contest, and we will test your knowledge of Harry Potter trivia! 

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Meet the Author: Lauren Allbright
Monday, July 3rd: 6:30 pm

We are thrilled to host author Lauren Allbright as she presents her debut novel, Exit Strategy. Spend the evening with Lauren and get your book signed!

Exit Strategy is about twelve-year-old Ross, who, after changing schools 12 times, is finally forced to settle at one. This laugh-out-loud novel follows Ross as he tries to discover the formula for being funny and getting his new classmates to like him. But can he find the formula for middle school happiness?

Can't make it to this event but still want a signed and personalized copy? Just place your order by close of business on Wednesday, June 28th! To order, call 703-548-4092 or email order@hooray4books.com

Buy this book at the event as part of your Reading Without Walls Summer Challenge and receive 10% off!

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Meet the Author: Siobhan Fallon
Friday, July 14th: 7 pm

We are excited to welcome author Siobhan Fallon for The Confusion of Languages. It is a taut, intimate adult novel about jealousy, the unpredictable path of friendship, and the secrets kept in a marriage, involving the U.S. military community in the Middle East.

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Book Clubs for Adults at Hooray for Books!

Remember, you receive 20% off these titles when purchasing them for one of our book clubs!

   

Adults Book Club Pick

Wednesday, July 5th at 7 pm

The Book of Unknown Americans by Christina Henriquez

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A boy and a girl who fall in love. Two families whose hopes collide with destiny. An extraordinary novel that offers a resonant new definition of what it means to be American.

Arturo and Alma Rivera have lived their whole lives in Mexico. One day, their beautiful fifteen-year-old daughter, Maribel, sustains a terrible injury, one that casts doubt on whether she’ll ever be the same. And so, leaving all they have behind, the Riveras come to America with a single dream: that in this country of great opportunity and resources, Maribel can get better.

When Mayor Toro, whose family is from Panama, sees Maribel in a Dollar Tree store, it is love at first sight. It’s also the beginning of a friendship between the Rivera and Toro families, whose web of guilt and love and responsibility is at this novel’s core.

Woven into their stories are the testimonials of men and women who have come to the United States from all over Latin America. Their journeys and their voices will inspire you, surprise you, and break your heart. 

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"A book, too, can be a star...a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe." -- Madeleine L'Engle

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