Tuesday, October 14: #1 New York Timesbestselling author Author DJ MacHale will present and sign the third and final book in his Sylo Chronicles trilogy, Strike. 6 pm.
Once again, Tucker Pierce and friends must fight for their lives against the better-equipped military organization SYLO. All bets are off in Strike - with twists so big readers will never see them coming - while the action and pulse-pounding suspense remain as high as ever.
Wednesday, October 16:
Our regular picture book story time will have a special guest: author Laura Gehl
! She will read her new picture book, One Big Pair of Underwear,
and engage young listeners in a fun activity! 5 pm.
What's one thing that two bears, three yaks, four goats, and six cats have in common? They hate to share.
Friday, October 17: Mother-daughter author team Amie and Bethanie Borst will present and sign the newest book in their Scarily Ever Laughter series, Little Dead Riding Hood. 7 pm.
Scarlet Small would love to have a normal life, but being a 12-year-old vampire for an entire century is a real pain in the neck. When Scarlet meets Granny - who gives her treats and seems to understand her better than anyone - she's sure things will finally be different. But what with the fork-stabbing incident, a cherry pie massacre, and a town full of crazy people, Scarlet's positive she'll never live to see another undead day.
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 comes to an end! We will hold a drawing to decide the winners at this raffle celebration! For info on how to enter, call the store or check out this flyer
. 6 pm.
And don't forget...
Hooray for Books! is expanding!
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