Category Archives: Hooray for Books

Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten? Book Event

This Sunday, the entire J Crew (my husband, John, & my boys Justin & John) trudged down to our favorite independent children’s book store, Hooray for Books! in Old Town Alexandria.  The purpose of our visit? To attend the Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten?  book event.  Justin is a huge fan of the book, […]

Cartooning Workshop at Hooray for Books!

Calling all DC/Northern VA peeps!  Hooray for Books is hosting a Cartooning Workshop tomorrow, Saturday July 10 @ 3:00 PM! Join local cartoonist Matt Dembicki, editor of the recently released, critically acclaimed Trickster: Native American Tales: A Graphic Collection, for a workshop on making comics! Learn the basics: creating a character, developing a story, and […]

In Which I Celebrate My Local Indie: Hooray for Books! Children’s Bookstore

In a world full of big box chain book stores, I think it’s important for us as readers remember to value and appreciate independent book stores! Indie bookstores are often a gift we don’t take advantage of! Yes, in some cases they aren’t as large as the big box stores, and they don’t always have […]