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



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Upcoming Events!

Illustrator Panel: Humor & Heroics
Tuesday, January 30: 6:30am

We welcome award-winning author and illustrator, Ursula Vernon, as she presents her newest Hamster Princess book, Whiskerella. Joining Ursula, who also is noted for her Dragonbreath series and Castle Hangnail novel, are author Matthew Swanson and illustrator Robbi Behr, who return with their novel The Real McCoys. We love these books because they've got humor, heroics, and heart. There might even be a friendly draw-off! Costumes are most definitely encouraged!

Recommended for children ages 8 and up.

Unable to make it to this event? You still can get signed and personalized copies of the books! Give us a call at 703-548-4092 or email order@hooray4books.com by Thurs., Jan. 25.


Meet the Author: Jane O'Connor
Saturday, February 10: 11:30am

Be prepared to come dressed in your fanciest digs as we welcome back Jane O'Connor! Jane will present and sign her final Fancy Nancy picture book, Oodles of Kittens.

Recommended for children ages 3 and up.

Unable to make it to this event? You still can get a signed and personalized copy of this book! Give us a call at 703-548-4092 or email order@hooray4books.com by Wed., Feb. 7.


Upcoming Book Fairs

How Does It Works?

Hooray for Books! will donate 20% of your purchases during these shopping days to the school. Anyone can dedicate their purchases toward the school. Just mention the school name when checking out at the register or by phone. Shopping local supports your community!


Book Clubs for Adults

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


Adults Who Read YA

Wednesday, January 31 at 6:30 pm

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

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August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face. The book begins from Auggie’s point of view, but soon switches to include his classmates, his sister, her boyfriend, and others. These perspectives converge in a portrait of one community’s struggle with empathy, compassion, and acceptance. 

Adults Book Club Pick

Wednesday, February 7 at 7 pm

The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman

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Readers will laugh out loud as they meet funny, loveable, and honest characters beginning with protagonist and recent widow Lillian, an illustrator, and mother of two young daughters (who sometimes steal the show).  When she participates in a community gardening class to inform a career assignment, she learns that to confront her grief she’ll have to give love a second chance.  Garners star reviews from critics and teaches readers about love and loss AND gardening!



"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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