Saturday, October 25:
Jennifer Stackpole of My Kissing Hands will make ceramic impressions of your little one's hands or feet! Click here to make an appointment. 11 am - 1 pm.
Author Kristen Levine will present and sign her new book, The Paper Cowboy. 3 pm.
Tommy is a bully. But he has a reason: His abusive mom is sick and may be mentally ill, and it's Tommy's fault that his sister Mary Lou is in the hospital. To make amends, he takes over Mary Lou's paper route - but visiting all his neighbors' houses allows Tommy to unearth the shocking possibility that one of them may be a communist. Set in the paranoid era of McCarthyism and the Red Scare, this historical novel showcases one kid's struggle to do right when everything around him is going wrong.
Sunday, October 26:
Author Laura Canetti
will read and present her new picture book, Monster Noises
. Matching monster plushies will be available for sale! 11:30 am.
Hooray for Books! will be participating in Old Town's Doggy Trick or Treat
! Dress up your favorite furry friend, pick up a treat at any participating store, and hit the town! 1-3 pm.
Friday, October 31: Our 50th Anniversary of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory giveaway HAS BEEN EXTENDED! We will now hold a drawing to decide the winners at a raffle celebration on Thursday, December 31st! For more information, call Hooray for Books! at 703-548-4092.
Saturday, November 1st:
Young adult author Alex Lidell
will lead a workshop on how to succeed at NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, an annual writing challenge that takes place in November. The NaNoWriMo website
has more info about the challenge. Info about Alex Lidell's event can be found at her Facebook
. $20 (price includes pizza & a $15 store credit). 11:30 am - 2 pm.
Wednesday, November 5th:
Our Indiegogo campaign
ends. All contributions must be made by 11:59 pm on this date! Run, don't walk!
If you haven't watched our campaign video, check it out below!