Hooray for Books! is an independent bookstore in Old Town Alexandria.
As an independent bookstore, we pride ourselves on knowing books and providing great customer service. If you can't find a book you want - ask us! We can order it for you.
If you aren't sure what to get, our staff can recommend books for all ages.
Got an idea or a special event you want to build around books? Call or email us - we'll do our best to help!
Go Green at Hooray for Books! We're pleased to announce that we're collaborating with Eco-Libris so that customers can support the environment while reading books. You can elect to add $1 to the price of each book you buy - for each $1, Eco-Libris will plant one tree in a developing country. You'll receive an Eco-Libris sticker for each book for which you make a contribution! Read about Eco-Libris here.
An Independent Bookstore
1555 King St. Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Ph. 703-548-4092 Fax 703-548-4094
Hours: Mon - Sat 10 am - 8 pm
Sun 10 am - 6 pm
STORYTIMES MONDAY, WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY
Join us on Monday evenings at 6 pm for family storytimes. Bring mom, dad, aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents and the kids for storytime geared for ages 0 - 6. Our story time experts will read you a rotating selection of new board and picture books and old favorites. It's free and open to the public!
Join us on Wednesday evenings at 5 pm for a story time specially designed for the older crowd: 3-6 year olds! Our story time experts will read you a rotating selection of new picture books and old favorites. It's free and open to the public! 5 pm.
Join us on Saturday mornings at 10:30 am for a story time for the the wee-ones and toddlers: 0-3 year olds! Our story time experts will read your young ones board and picture; sing songs and perform and teach some fingerplays. It's free and open to the public! 10:30 am.
Our regular Wee-Ones Story Times are stroller-free zones!
During our Saturday morning storytime, we do not permit stroller parking in
the store. This is to ensure a safe, fun environment at story time!
Thank you for your cooperation and hooray for story time!
Author Rohan Gavin, October 3 at 6:45pm
Darkus Knightley is a perfectly ordinary thirteen-year-old, apart from his name, his brainpower and his fondness for tweed. His father Alan was London's top private eye, until he fell into an unexplained coma - and when he wakes up, he discovers Darkus has studied his case files and become the perfect partner in crime-solving.
This event is free and open to the the public, but we ask that you RSVP to our store via email at email@example.com, by phone 703-548-4092 or by coming into the the store.