Sunday, September 29, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
The LOLA festivals are limited to self-published and small-press authors who live in the Virginia/Maryland/DC area and have not already had an opportunity to sell their books at our events.
We are excited to welcome more than 20 authors/illustrators to the store to present and sign their books!
Friday, September 27, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Are you registered to vote in Virginia? Stop by on September 27 to register to vote, eat pizza, and make your voice heard by writing to your Senator or Representative. Become a part of the educated electorate and get ready to cast your ballot on November 5!
Sunday, September 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
To kick off the week, we invite you to join us for a Subversive Story Time for adults. We’ll read excerpts from some of our favorite books that have been challenged or banned. We’ll then head over to Brabo for a Banned Books Happy Hour that will feature some specialty cocktails.
Sunday, September 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Before Chester Pierce was a renowned psychiatrist, he was the first African American college football player to compete south of the Mason-Dixon Line. Author Gloria Repress-Churchwell captures the story of this little known civil rights hero and college football MVP in her new book, Follow Chester!. Join us to learn more about Chester and meet Gloria.
Saturday, September 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
It’s with great pleasure we welcome back Tracey Kyle to the bookstore! Tracey will read and sign her latest picture book, Alpaca Pati’s Fancy Fleece, an adorable picture book about an alpaca who loves to dress up and what happens when she learns her beautiful coat will be sheared.
Sunday, September 15, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
We’re welcoming fall to bookstore with a Harvest Moon celebration! Join us for a special story time and a special snack—moon pies! Be sure to wear your most out of this world outfit and you could win a prize.
Friday, September 13, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
We’re celebrating Latinx Heritage Month by amplifying Latinx voices. Join us for the book launch of NoNieqa Ramos’s THE TRUTH IS, a powerful exploration of love, identity, and self-worth through the eyes of a fierce, questioning Puerto Rican teen.
Monday, September 9, 2019, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Get 10% off your “Subway Read” purchases of $25 or more when you show your SmartTrip card September 9-16.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
- Hooray for Books!
- 1555 King Street
- Alexandria, VA, 22314
- United States
This month, we are reading The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton, a powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent 30 years on death row for a crime he didn't commit.
Monday, September 2, 2019, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Hooray for Books! will be closed in observance of Labor Day. We will reopen Tuesday, September 3 at 10 a.m.