Thursday, November 27th: Hooray for Books! is CLOSED for Thanksgiving! Happy Turkey Day!
Friday, November 28th: Hooray for Books! is open from 6 am to 6 pm this Black Friday, and everything in the store is discounted!From 6 - 8 am, everything is 30% off; from
8 - 10 am, 20% off; 10 am - 6 pm, 10% off. Deeper discounts can be found on items with colored price stickers. Please note that there will be no story time at 10:30 am this Friday.
Saturday, November 29th: We're open during our normal hours (10 am-6 pm) this Small Business Saturday. Get a free Hooray for Books! tote bag with every purchase of $100 or more! And... From 12:45 - 1:30 pm, the Small Business Administration's Administrator Maria Contreras Sweet, Senator Mark Warner, and Mayor William Euille will be visiting Hooray for Books! Stop by and say hello!
Tuesday, December 2nd: Shop for Good begins. From December 2nd - 7th, we will donate 10% of your total purchase to the charity of your choice as a thank you for shopping small. Just tell us the name of your favorite charity, and we will make a donation in your name. Hooray!
Saturday, December 6th:
Author Glenna Orr will present and sign her picture books Friendships with the Heart and Hearts Always Open. Glenna Orr is the director of The Kind Kids, Inc., a nonprofit that promotes reading with students. Her books focus on friendships between children, and the connections between children and their communities. 12 pm.
Melissa Glim will present and sign her picture book The Littlest Cow. 1:30 pm.
Annie the fox terrier wants to march in the annual cow parade, but the cows don't want to mix with other animals. Can Annie bring everyone together before the big march?
Janet Macreery will present and sign her historical middle grade novel a A Little Wicked. 3 pm.
It is 1692, and Dory's life as part of a Scottish clan is as happy as can be. But when her clan is attacked, Dory has to make a perilous journey to the New World and try to find her relatives in Salem, Massachusetts, which is having problems of its own...
Sunday, December 7th: The last day to Shop for Good (see above)!
Donations for Our Store Expansion
Our Indiegogo campaign
may be over, but yes, you can still contribute to our expansion fund! You can mail us a check, or come by the store with cash, check, or your credit card - we are accepting any and all donations. As always, contributions go into a special bank account set aside expressly for the store expansion. This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for your generosity! Thank you for your continuing interest in supporting the store!
Hooray for the Holidays!
All November and December, local charities will get 20% off when they buy books to give to Alexandria children who wouldn't otherwise receive a book during the holidays. Donate any $ amount you choose to our Hooray for the Holidays! bookstore account!, or donate a new book of your choice and we'll take 15% off the purchase.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Giveaway!
We are extending our giveaway honoring the 50th anniversary of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! Between now and December 30th, bring a Sugar Cube receipt to Hooray for Books! to enter our book drawing, and take the Sugar Cube a receipt from Hooray for Books! to enter their sweets drawing! We will choose the winners on December 31st. More info about the contests can be found here (PDF file).