AMARILLO, Texas, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hastings Entertainment Inc. - Discover Your Entertainment (Nasdaq: HAST), a leading multimedia superstore retailer, announced its plans for a chain-wide after school party celebrating, Dog Days, the newest addition to the New York Times best selling young reader's book series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney. Festivities for the after school parties will take place at all Hastings locations starting at 3:00 pm the afternoon of Monday, October 12th, and will end at 6:00pm.
Dog Days is the fourth book written by Kinney for the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series and tells the tale of main character, Greg's, "dog days" of summer. The after school launch party at Hastings will include trivia games with a chance to win prizes, along with a Hastings Kids Fall Journal highlighting Dog Days and other top children's releases for the fall. The journal will include Dog Days puzzles, games and artwork from the book.
To find out more about the after school party in your area, visit or contact your local Hastings superstore.
Founded in 1968, Hastings Entertainment, Inc. is a leading multimedia entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos, video games and CDs, as well as trends merchandise, with the rental of videos and video games in a superstore format. We currently operate 149 superstores, averaging approximately 21,000 square feet, primarily in medium-sized markets throughout the United States.
We also operate www.goHastings.com, an e-commerce Internet Web site that makes available to our customers new and used entertainment products and unique, contemporary gifts and toys. The site features exceptional product and pricing offers. The Investor Relations section of our web site contains press releases, a link to request financial and other literature and access our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Kevin Ball, Vice President of Marketing of Hastings Entertainment, Inc., +1-806-677-1408, kevin.ball@goHastings.com