Local Store Events Round-Up: November 2015

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Booksgiving Day
Join us at your local HPB on Booksgiving Day, Saturday, November 21 at 1 p.m. for a special storytime. Every child who attends will receive a FREE book to take home.* Let’s work together to give the gift of reading to every child in every home. Part of the Half Price Books Million Book Donation Project. *Limit one preselected book per child while supplies last.

 

ARIZONA

Phoenix – Camelback 

First Sunday Storytime
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Camelback HPB for Storytime Sundays. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us at 1 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month. All young readers and listeners are welcome!

 

CALIFORNIA

Concord

Storytime with Author Sheryl Marie
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Concord HPB for a special storytime with local children’s author Sheryl Marie on Saturday, November 14, from 3 to 4 p.m. Sheryl will read from her Children’s book Raindrop and Peek-a-boo: A Very Bunny Documentary. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

 

ILLINOIS

Bloomingdale

Robert Snipes Book Signing
Meet local author Robert Snipes at your Bloomingdale HPB on Saturday, November 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. Robert will sell and sign his book Abstinence Planning: The New Relapse Prevention. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Eric Wentz Book Signing
Meet retired U.S. Naval officer and author Eric Wentz at your Bloomingdale HPB on Saturday, November 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. Eric will sell and sign his book Iranian Foreign Policy: Religious Fanaticism or Realpolitik? Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Arts & Crafts Night
Your Bloomingdale HPB bibliomaniacs and customers are bursting with creativity! Let’s share our artistic knowledge and fun on Thursday, November 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. Our bibliomaniacs will demonstrate sewing, knitting, crochet, embroidery, weaving, whittling and drawing. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Customer signup is encouraged, but drop-ins are fine. Already crafty? Then bring your own project! See store for details.

Countryside

J.A. Templin Book Signing
Meet local author J.A. Templin on Sunday, November 22, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Countryside HPB. J.A. will sell and sign his new collection of Horror short stories Shadows, Dreams and Other Nightmares. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Highland Park

Karen Livingston Book Signing
Meet local author Karen Livingston on Saturday, November 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Highland Park HPB. Karen will sell and sign her Children’s book Obedience: Showing God That You Love Him. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Niles

50% Off Comics Sale
Ka-pow! We’ll beat our own prices. Come to your Niles HPB on Saturday and Sunday, October 31 & November 1, for an additional 50% OFF all comics. Bam!! You can stock up on a commodious amount of comics. Offer does not include graphic novels. Comic sale at Niles location only.

Saturday Storytime
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Village Crossing HPB for Storytime Saturday. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us at 3 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month. All young readers and listeners are welcome!

Orland Park

Gloria J. Yorke Book Signing
Meet local author Gloria J. Yorke at your Orland Park HPB on Saturday, November 21, from 1 to 4 p.m. Gloria will sell and sign her self-help book The Midas Touch. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last. Half of the proceeds from book sales will go to the FISH Food Pantry in Lockport, IL.

Rockford – Half Price Books Outlet 

$10 Bonus with $20 Gift Certificate
Now is the time to grab a gift certificate for the booklover in your life – plus one for yourself! Purchase a Half Price Books Outlet Gift Certificate today worth $20 or more and get a $10 bonus gift certificate! Bring back your bonus gift certificate in January 2016 and save $10 at your Rockford Half Price Books Outlet. This bonus offer is valid on gift certificate purchases made at the Rockford Half Price Books Outlet now through Thursday, December 24, 2015. $10 bonus gift certificate is valid January 1 – 31, 2016 at your Half Price Books Outlet in Rockford only. See store for details.

 

INDIANA

Bloomington – Half Price Books Outlet 

Vinyl Thursdays
Listen up, audiophiles! Your Bloomington HPB Outlet is offering 50% Off Vinyl each Thursday. You can buy stacks o’wax, a plethora of platters, gobs of grooves, loads of LPs, or as many as you please.  See store for details.

Indianapolis – Clearwater Village

ITSEA Bake Sale
Help support the Ivy Tech Student Association, a pre-professional organization for future teachers. Pop into your Clearwater Village HPB in Indianapolis on Saturday, November 21, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., when ITSEA members will be selling baked goods to raise funds. Pick up a tasty treat and support a good cause.

Indianapolis – Northbrook/Greenbriar

NaNoWriMo Workshops
Your HPB at 86th and Ditch in Indianapolis encourages you to keep writing during National Novel Writing Month, a.k.a. NaNoWriMo, by hosting three workshops presented by Indiana writers who want to share their knowledge and help writers hone their skills.  Join us on Saturday, November 7 at 2 p.m. for Dr. Sarah Harris, winner of the 3rd annual NANO Prize for flash fiction.  If romance is more your style, join us on Saturday, November 14 at 2 p.m. to write and speak with romance authors Kate Roth, Britni Hill, Aleatha Romig and Kelsie Leverich.  Then on Wednesday, November 18 at 6 p.m., come meet young adult author and Executive Director of the Indiana Writers Center Barbara Shoup.  See store for details.

Greyhound Pet Adoptions
Looking for a loyal friend, a lovable buddy, a canine companion? On the 4th Saturday of each month, from 2 to 4 p.m., Greyhound Pets of America – Indianapolis will bring their Greyhound dogs for a meet and greet. Stop by your HPB at 86th and Ditch Rd. and meet the fastest dog on earth. Learn about this affectionate breed and how you can adopt a retired racing Greyhound. See store for details. 

Video Game Night
Are you a Sonic master? Come test your skills at your 86th and Ditch HPB in Indianapolis on Thursday, November 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. The customer with the highest score at the end of the night wins a $25 gift card and gets placed on our leader board for a chance to win a Grand Prize next year. See store for details. Join us for a wondrous adventure!

 

IOWA

Marion/Cedar Rapids

Customer Appreciation Day!
We’re celebrating 10 fabulous years in the Cedar Rapids area! Join us on Saturday, November 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. as we say “Thank You” with Customer Appreciation Day. Refreshments and other goodies for the kiddos will be available as supplies last. We’ve been expanding and rearranging favorite sections just for you. Come in and check out what’s new at your Marion HPB.

 

KENTUCKY

Bowling Green – Half Price Books Outlet 

Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Join us for Magic: The Gathering Game Night on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays each month from 6-8 p.m. at your Bowling Green Half Price Books Outlet. All gaming levels from beginner to advanced are invited to participate in our tournament style game nights. See store for details and game rules.

Tabletop Game Night
Let’s put away our digital devices and have some analog fun! Join us at the Bowling Green Outlet every 3rd Tuesday for Tabletop Game Night starting at 6 p.m. when we’ll play tournament-style with a variety of tabletop games including Settlers of Catan. Ask in store for the line-up of other tabletop games coming soon.

Florence

Eric S. Lee Book Signing
Meet local author Eric “Rick” S. Lee on Sunday November 8, from noon to 4 p.m. at your Florence HPB.  Rick will sell and sign his military memoir, a collection of stories about ordinary American veterans who lived through World War II.  Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Lexington – Fayette Place

Vinyl Fridays
Move to the groove while you shop! Join us on the last Friday of each month. Listen to classic tunes on vinyl and get 20% off all vinyl LPs all day at your Fayette Place HPB in Lexington.

Get Ready for NaNoWriMo
Your Fayette Place HPB in Lexington is getting ready for November’s National Novel Writing Month a.k.a. NaNoWriMo. We want to help you capture those breakthrough thoughts and elusive words by offering 15% off all notebooks and journals from Monday, October 26, through Sunday, November 1. Stock up and stay focused.

Lexington – Hamburg Pavilion

Get Ready for NaNoWriMo
Your Hamburg Pavilion HPB in Lexington is getting ready for November’s National Novel Writing Month a.k.a. NaNoWriMo. We want to help you capture those breakthrough thoughts and elusive words by offering 15% off all notebooks and journals from Monday, October 26, through Sunday, November 1. Stock up and stay focused.

Santa Claus at Half Price Books
HPB is full of excitement and anticipation because Santa Claus is coming to our store! In keeping with Christmastime traditions, Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick will make an appearance at your Hamburg Pavilion HPB. Grab your camera and bring the whole family for a memorable snapshot with Santa. Plus, the first 50 kids to visit Santa will receive a FREE copy of ’Twas the Night Before Christmas! Look for Santa to visit on Saturday, November 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. Well-behaved pets are welcome, too!

Monthly Saturday Storytime
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Hamburg Pavilion HPB for our Monthly Saturday Storytime. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us from 2 to 3 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month.

Louisville – Hurstbourne

Harry Potter Halloween Weekend
Mark your calendars for a weekend full of Harry Potter Halloween fun at your Hurstbourne HPB in Louisville! Saturday, October 31, fly by for Quidditch, face painting and crafts from noon to 4 p.m., and don’t forget to attend the Wand Ceremonies with Ollivander at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Need more Potter? On Sunday, November 1, pop in for Potions Class at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Plus, Quidditch, face painting and crafts from noon to 4 p.m. Top it all off with Harry Potter Trivia all day, both days. Be sure to dress in your favorite Hogwarts attire to be entered to win awesome Harry Potter prizes! See store for details.

Story Time Saturdays
Mark your calendars and bring the kids the third Saturday of every month from 2 to 4 p.m. for Story Time. Join us for sing-alongs, coloring contests, story-telling and more.

Louisville – Springhurst/Freys Hill

Monthly Coloring Contest
Grab a crayon and unleash your inner artist! Stop inside the Springhurst Half Price Books and get involved with our Monthly Coloring Contest. Each month, a new coloring sheet is available for our pint-sized customers. Throughout the month, children ages 13 and under may submit their coloring sheet for entry. At the end of the month, 4 winners are selected (one from each age group). Winners receive a Half Price Books Gift Card and the honor of having their artwork displayed in store.

Friday Magic Music Night
Join us each Friday from 5 p.m. to close and move to the groove while you shop! Listen to classic tunes on vinyl and get 20% off all CDs, select LPs, cassettes and 8-track tapes at your Springhurst HPB. Offer good at this location only.

KY Vintage Video Gaming Tournament
Join us on the 3rd Saturday each month from 2-4 p.m. for Vintage Video Game Day. Customers can participate in a competition of Nintendo, Super Nintendo and Sega gaming. Score points as fast as you can! Winner receives a $25 HPB Gift Card. Come back each month to keep up with your competitors. Tournament of champions will be held in December. See store for details and

Last Saturday Event
Join us at your Springhurst HPB for the Last Saturday Event. Every last Saturday of the month, from 2 to 4 p.m., we present an event highlighting anything from pop culture to community activism. Events include games, snacks and storytime. See store for details on this month’s event.contest rules.

 

MINNESOTA

Northtown

First Sunday Storytime
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Northtown HPB for Storytime Sundays. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us at 2 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month. All young readers and listeners are welcome!

MISSOURI

St. Louis – U City

U City News
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Win a $100 Gift Card at our U City Great Opening
Join us for our Great Opening Celebration Thursday, December 3 – Sunday, December 6 at 630 N. McKnight Rd. near Delmar Blvd. and I-70. The first 100 people through the door at 9 a.m. Thursday through Sunday at our new U City store get a FREE tote bag and $5 gift card!* One tote bag will contain a $100 gift card! Feeling lucky? Visit each day for a new chance to win.

*Limit one tote bag per person, 16 years of age and up. Offer valid 12.03.15 – 12.06.15 at U City location only. One random $100 gift card winner each day, Thursday – Sunday.

OHIO

Cincinnati Area

Feed the Hungry Food Drive
Help to feed the hungry in our community this holiday season. Starting Monday, November 16 through Sunday, November 22, our Greater Cincinnati Area HPBs will be collecting non-perishable food and personal care item donations for the Freestore Foodbank in Cincinnati and other local foodbank organizations. Make a donation and receive 15% off your entire purchase at participating HPB stores.

Cincinnati – Kenwood Galleria 

A Home For the Holidays Pet Adoption
Cute kitties and canine companions will be visiting your Kenwood Galleria HPB in Cincinnati on Saturday, November 7, from 12:30 to 5 p.m. The nonprofit Save the Animals Foundation will have a select group of pets looking for good, fur-ever homes. Want to know more about your new furry friend? Check out our pet books.

John Burris Book Signing
Meet local author John Burris on Saturday, November 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at your Kenwood Galleria HPB in Cincinnati. John will sell and sign his Horror book Brothers. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Columbus Area

Pet Food Drive
Tackle pet hunger by donating cat and dog food at any of our Columbus area HPB locations for the Ohio Animal Companion. We will be collecting donations through Saturday, November 14. Your pet food donations will help to feed feral cat colonies and help pet owners who are experiencing economic hardships.  See stores for details.

Columbus – Brice Park 

Vinyl Fridays
Join us for an LP shopping spree! Get 20% off all vinyl on Fridays from 5 to 9 p.m. at your Brice Park HPB. We’ll be spinning vinyl so you can move to the groove. Come back each week for new discoveries and savings! Offer at this location only.

David Garberson Book Signing
Meet local author David Garberson at your Brice Park HPB in Columbus on Saturday, November 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. David will sell and sign his Children’s book Run Pepper Run!. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Columbus – Carriage Place  

Sunday Storytime & Craft
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Carriage Place HPB in Columbus for Sunday Storytime and Craft. Get ready for smiles, silliness and a good tale with us from 2 to 3 p.m. on the third Sunday of each month.

Columbus – North High

Vinyl Fridays
Join us each Friday from 5 p.m. to close and move to the groove while you shop! Listen to classic tunes on vinyl and get 20% off all used LPs at your North High Street HPB in Columbus. Offer good at this location only.

Hamilton

Katherine Freeman Book Signing
Meet local author Katherine Freeman on Saturday, November 14, from noon to 2 p.m. at your Hamilton HPB. Katherine will sell and sign her inspirational book Color Us Jesus. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Dog Days at Half Price Books
Join us at the Fairfield Township HPB in Hamilton to take a bite out of reading. Load up the kids and bring them to Half Price Books, where they can read a book to Bundle, the Berrnese Mountain Dog, on Saturday, November 21, from 1 to 2 p.m. Then, stay for a special Booksgiving story time. Each child who attends will receive a FREE book to take home.* Presented in partnership with the Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati. *Limit one preselected book per child while supplies last.

Lewis Center

Book Cover Contest
Calling all creatives! Your Lewis Center HPB is hosting a Book Cover contest. All ages are invited to submit original mixed-media artwork or photography of their favorite book from November 1 to 30 for a chance to win a $10 HPB Gift Card. Artwork will be on display in the store for customers to vote for their favorite pieces. The winner will be announced on Monday, December 7. See store for more details.

Video Game Challenge!
Are you a Mario Kart champion? Come test your skills at your Lewis Center HPB on Sunday, November 15, from 2 to 4 p.m.  Battle it out with other customers for a chance to win a HPB gift card.  See store for details. Watch out for bananas!

Storytime Sundays
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Lewis Center HPB for Storytime Sundays. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us at 2 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. All young readers and listeners are welcome!

Mason

John Burris Book Signing
Meet local author John Burris on Sunday, November 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. at your Arbor Square HPB in Mason. John will sell and sign his Horror book Brothers. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Mayfield Heights

Ivy Lee Book Signing
Meet author Ivy Lee at your Mayfield Heights/Golden Gate HPB on Saturday, November 14, from 1 to 2 p.m. Ivy will sell and sign her new novel Juicy Deception II. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Mentor

Booksgiving Day Face Painting
Pack up your half-pint readers and join us for a special Booksgiving Day Storytime at your Mentor HPB. On Saturday, November 21, from 12:45 to 1:30 p.m., our wonderful neighbors from Jennifer & Co. Salon & Spa will offer face painting before and after Booksgiving Storytime. Plus, every child who attends our special storytime will receive a FREE preselected book to take home. See store for details.

Westerville

Vinyl Fridays
Join us each Friday from 5 p.m. to close and move to the groove while you shop! Listen to classic tunes on vinyl and get 20% off all used LPs at your Westerville HPB. Offer good at this location only. 

OKLAHOMA

Show Your Support for KUCO
Half Price Books is a proud sponsor of public radio and KUCO’s 2015 Fall Fund Drive. Please consider making a donation to KUCO from now until November 2 and you could receive a Half Price Books $5 voucher as a “Thank You” gift. Half Price Books supports quality, informative and locally-supported radio programming. Click here for KUCO’s donation page and more information.

Edmond

Monday Music Madness
Looking for some soothing grooves or pounding beats to start your week? Stop by your Edmond HPB every Monday to get an additional 10% off all CDs, used LPs, cassettes and 8-track tapes. Offer good at this location only.

Oklahoma City – Country Club

NPR Book Club Discussion
Half Price Books and public radio station KGOU are hosting an NPR Morning Edition Book Club discussion. Join us at your Country Club Corner HPB in Oklahoma City on Sunday, November 1, at 4 p.m. as we discuss the rich and exhilarating new novel Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff. Refreshments provided. Pick up your book now! Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last.

Oklahoma City – Penn Park

Kandy Harrell Cochran Book Signing
Meet local author Kandy Harrell Cochran at your Penn Park HPB in Oklahoma City on Saturday, November 7, from 1 to 3 p.m. Kandy will sell and sign her children’s book The Best Part. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Jeff Provine Book Signing
Meet local author Jeff Provine at your Penn Park HPB in Oklahoma City on Sunday, November 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. Jeff will sell and sign his book Haunted Guthrie, Oklahoma. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

R.G. Henson & Caleb Jordan Book Signing
Meet local authors R.G. Henson and Caleb Jordan at your Penn Park HPB in Oklahoma City on Saturday, November 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. R.G. will sell and sign his Religious Fiction book The Whitestones and Caleb will sell and sign his play The Dry Cleaners: All in a Days Work. Books will be sold independently by the authors while supplies last.

 

PENNSYLVANIA

Monroeville

Second Sunday Storytime
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Monroeville HPB for Storytime Sundays. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us at 2 pm on the second Sunday of each month. All young readers and listeners are welcome!

TEXAS

Arlington – Lincoln Square

Sheaniqua Clarkson Book Signing
Meet local author Sheaniqua Clarkson on Saturday, November 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Lincoln Square HPB in Arlington. Sheaniqua will sell and sign her memoir Life, Though I Walked Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Arlington – South Arlington

Retro Media Fridays
Get ready for a throwback! Join us at the Four Corners HPB in South Arlington every Friday night from 7-10 p.m. All retro media is 20% off – including LPs, cassette tapes, 8 tracks, VHS tapes and Laserdiscs.

Austin – North Lamar  

Storytime Sundays
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your North Lamar HPB for Storytime Sundays. Get ready for a bit of a wild rumpus, smiles, silliness and a good tale with us from 1 to 2 p.m. every Sunday.

Sandra Lott Book Signing
Meet local author Sandra Lott on Saturday, November 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your North Lamar HPB in Austin. Sandra will sell and sign her Children’s Ministry book The Wind Has a Voice. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Austin CosSketchers Meetup
Calling all emerging comic/fantasy artists and illustrators! Join us at your North Lamar HPB in Austin for a live figure drawing workshop, where artists have the opportunity to draw or paint local cosplaying talent in full costume. The event is free and open to the public. Bring your own art supplies. See you on Saturday, November 14, from 7 to 10 p.m.

Christopher Kelly Book Signing
Meet author Christopher Kelly on Sunday, November 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your North Lamar HPB in Austin. Christopher will sell and sign his Military History book Italy Invades: How Italians Conquered the World. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Richard Zelade Book Signing
Meet local author Richard Zelade on Saturday, November 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your North Lamar HPB in Austin. Richard will sell and sign his book Austin in the Jazz Age. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

You Know So Much! Monthly Trivia
Do you like to trifle with the trivial? Pop in and test your trivia knowledge at your North Lamar HPB on the last Sunday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. Topics range from literature, movies, music and pop culture, to history, science, sports and art. The top three teams win HPB Gift Cards! Offer at this location only.

Austin – South Lamar

Lauren Galley Book Signing
Meet teen mentor and author Lauren Galley on Saturday, November 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your South Lamar HPB in Austin. Lauren will sell and sign her Teen book Kissing Frogs: In Search of Prince Charming. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Henry Cline Book Signing
Meet author Henry Cline on Sunday, November 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. at your South Lamar HPB. Henry will sell and sign his new Young Adult Mystery Too Close For Comfort. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Austin – Southpark Meadows

Storytime Sundays
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Southpark Meadows HPB for Storytime Sundays. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us at 3 p.m. every Sunday, and then each child can take a pre-selected book home for free. Children of all ages are welcome.

Bedford

HPB at Taste of Northeast
Look for the HPB booth at Taste of Northeast, a benefit for the Arts Council Northeast programs on Thursday, November 12, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hurst Convention Center. Meet BW, the HPB bookworm, and get a free HPB goody while supplies last.

Pet Adoptions
Cute kitties and canine companions will be visiting your Bedford HPB on the last Sunday of each month, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Humane Society of North Texas, a nonprofit animal rescue and adoption organization, will have a select group of adoptable pets looking for good, fur-ever homes. Make a donation of pet supplies or food and receive 10% OFF, and those who adopt a pet will receive 15% OFF their bookstore purchase. Discount good at the Bedford HPB location only.

Cedar Hill

First Sunday Storytime
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Cedar Hill HPB for Storytime Sunday. Sit down and enjoy a good tale and themed activity with us at 3 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month. Light snacks provided. Storytime recommended for kids ages 2 to 10.

Cedar Park

Storytime Sundays
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Cedar Park HPB for Storytime Sundays. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us at 3 p.m. every Sunday afternoon.

Melissa R. Hood Book Signing
Meet author Melissa R. Hood on Saturday, November 28, from 1 to 4 p.m. at your Cedar Park HPB. Melissa will sell and sign her book Memoirs of an ADHD Mind: God Was a Genius in the Way He Made Me. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Corpus Christi  

Second Sunday Storytime
Load up your half-pint readers and visit us at Moore Plaza for Storytime Sundays. We’ll share a tale from 2 to 3 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month. Recommended for kids ranging from pre-school to 4th grade.

Dallas – Northwest Highway

Vickery Meadow Good Local Market at HPB
Vickery Meadow Good Local Market will set up shop in the parking lot of the Flagship HPB every Sunday, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The market provides a connection between local farmers, food producers and craftsmen within our community. Shop food, clothes, jewelry and more, all made by North Texans. The Vickery Meadow Good Local Market accepts debit/credit cards and the Lone Star Card. Support for the market comes from the Vickery Meadow Improvement District.

Storytime & Crafts Sundays
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to our Flagship HPB for Storytime & Crafts Sundays. Sit down and enjoy a good tale and a special craft activity with us each Sunday from 1 to 2 pm. Recommended for kids ages 10 and under.

$1 VHS Fridays
Feed that VCR! Shop our VHS collection every Friday and save even more on video tapes of all genres. All VHS in stock priced at $4.98 or less will be sold for just $1 on Fridays only, until further notice. Offer valid at Northwest Highway location only.

First Friday with The Pretty Good Singers
Bring your date, bring your friend or just bring yourself! Join us at the Flagship HPB on the first Friday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for a harmonious evening of song. The Pretty Good Singers will perform their own style of harmony arrangements on great songs from the ‘30s to the ‘60s. Pick up a drink and snack at our coffeehouse, grab a chair and settle in for some good vibes.

Meet Crusoe, the Celebrity Dachshund!
Bow-wowsers! Mark your calendars now! Meet Crusoe, the Celebrity Dachshund at your Flagship HPB in Dallas, on Sunday, November 8, at 4:15 p.m. Crusoe and his entourage will ‘pawtograph’ his new book Crusoe, the Celebrity Dachshund: Adventures of the Wiener Dog Extraordinaire. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last. Purchase of at least one copy of the book from any Half Price Books location is required to enter the signing line.

Colleen Hoover Book Signing & Launch Party
Meet New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover and be one of the first people to get her new book, November 9. Join us on Monday, November 9, from 10 p.m. to midnight at your Flagship HPB in Dallas. Mix and mingle with Colleen and her fans while enjoying refreshments. Colleen will later discuss and sign copies of her book. Copies of November 9 will be available for purchase as a specially-priced new item at the event.

Animal Adoptions
Cute kitties and canine companions will be visiting our Flagship HPB on the third Sunday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The League of Animal Protectors, a nonprofit animal rescue and adoption organization, will have a select group of adoptable pets looking for good, forever homes.

James Dashner Book Signing
Meet New York Times bestselling author James Dashner, author of The Maze Runner series. James will discuss and sign his new book, The Game of Lives, the conclusion to The Mortality Doctrine Series. Join us at your Flagship HPB on Thursday, November 19 at 7 p.m. Hardback copies available for purchase as specially-priced new items starting Tuesday, November 17 while supplies last. Numbered passes will be available beginning Thursday, November 19 at 9 a.m. One pass per customer, please.

3rd Saturday Vinyl Night
It’s 33s on the third. Move to the groove while you shop when DJ Golden Era spins vinyl on the third Saturday of each month from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Flagship HPB in Dallas. Plus, get an additional 10% OFF all vinyl during this time.

Matthew Mitchell Book Signing
Meet local author Matthew Mitchell on Sunday, November 1, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Flagship HPB in Dallas. Matthew will sell and sign his Fantasy novel Beyond the End. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Ally Condie, Jandy Nelson & Meg Wolitzer Teen Book Tour
Your Flagship HPB in Dallas is hosting Penguin Teen on Tour featuring Ally Condie, Jandy Nelson and Meg Wolitzer. Join us on Tuesday, November 3, at 7 p.m. for a panel discussion and Q&A with Ally Condie (Atlantia), Jandy Nelson (I’ll Give You the Sun) and Meg Wolitzer (Belzhar) followed by a book signing. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last. Numbered passes will be available beginning Tuesday, November 3 at 9 a.m. One pass per customer, please.

Joelle Charbonneau Book Signing
Meet New York Times bestselling author Joelle Charbonneau on Wednesday, November 11, 6 p.m. at your Flagship HPB in Dallas. Joelle will discuss and sign her new Young Adult book Need. Books available for purchase starting November 3 as specially-priced new items while supplies last. Numbered passes will be available beginning Wednesday, November 11 at 9 a.m. One pass per customer, please.

Tiffany Sunday Book Signing
Meet dyslexic author and entrepreneur Tiffany Sunday at your Flagship HPB on Sunday, November 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. Tiffany will sell and sign her new book Dyslexia’s Competitive Edge: Business and Leadership Insights and Strategies for Dyslexic Entrepreneurs, Business Owners and Professionals. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Eileen Myles Book Signing
Meet award-winning poet and writer Eileen Myles at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Tuesday, November 17, at 7 p.m. Eileen will discuss and sign her new collection of poems I Must Be Living Twice and the reissue of her classic novel Chelsea Girls. Books are available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last.

Holiday Ornament Sale
Looking for something unique to deck your halls? Come to your Flagship HPB in Dallas for our 6th Annual Employee-Crafted Ornament Sale. HPB bibliomaniacs from across the country have created handmade ornaments for this special sale. All proceeds will benefit the North Texas Food Bank. Each dollar spent will provide three meals for hungry North Texans. Shop the Ornament Sale on Friday, November 20, from 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, November 21, from 9 a.m. until sold out.

Santa Claus at Half Price Books
HPB is full of excitement because Santa Claus is coming to our Flagship store in Dallas! In keeping with Christmastime traditions, Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick will be making appearances at the Half Price Books located at 5803 East Northwest Highway in Dallas, Texas. Bring the whole family — Fido, too — for a memorable snapshot with Santa. Donations appreciated and will benefit the North Texas Food Bank. Here’s Santa’s appearance schedule.

Friday, Nov 27:  1-5 p.m.
Saturday, Nov 28:  1-5 p.m.
Sunday, Nov 29:  1-5 p.m.
Friday, Dec 4:  5-9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec 5:  1-5 p.m.
Sunday, Dec 6:  1-5 p.m.
Friday, Dec 11:  5-9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec 12:  1-5 p.m.
Sunday, Dec 13:  1-5 p.m.
Friday, Dec 18: 5-9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec 19:  1-5 p.m.
Sunday, Dec 20:  1-5 p.m.

Peter Pan Storytime
Do you believe in fairies? If so, join us at your Flagship HPB for a special Peter Pan Storytime on Sunday, November 22 from 3 to 4 p.m. Wendy Darling from Peter Pan 360 will be in the store reading to children and posing for pictures. Four tickets for Peter Pan 360 will be given away during the storytime. Peter Pan 360 runs from November 11 to December 6 at the 360 Theatre Tent in Downtown Dallas. Be prepared for an awfully big adventure.

Greg Renoff Book Signing
Listen up VH fans and Metalheads! Meet author Greg Renoff on Wednesday, December 2, at 7 p.m. at your Flagship HPB. Greg will discuss and sign his new book Van Halen Rising: How a Southern California Backyard Party Band Saved Heavy Metal. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last.

Dallas – Preston Village

First Sunday Storytime
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Preston HPB in Dallas for Storytime Sunday. Sit down and enjoy a good tale and themed activity with us at 3 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month. Light snacks provided. Storytime recommended for kids ages 2 to 10.

Fort Worth – Ridgmar/Westover

George Alatzas Book Signing
Meet local author George Alatzas at your Ridgmar/Westover Village HPB in Fort Worth on Saturday, November 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. George will sell and sign his book The Jimmy Doolittle Story: My Hero. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Frisco

Second Saturday Live Music
Join us for live music every second Saturday of the month from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Move to the groove while you shop at your Frisco HPB.

Houston – North Oaks

Knitting and Crochet Club
Are you a knit-wit? Hooked on crochet? Ambistitcherous? Join us on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 4 to 6 p.m., at your North Oaks HPB for our Knitting and Crochet Club. Bring your own yarn and don’t worry about frogging or darn overs. Come for the camaraderie and stay for the fun.

Houston – Westheimer/Montrose

Shirley Jordan Book Signing
Meet author Shirley Jordan at your Westheimer/Montrose HPB in Houston on Saturday, November 7, from 1 to 3 p.m. Shirley will sell and sign her books Following My Mother’s Footsteps and I’m Not Superwoman. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Suzanne Huffer Book Signing
Meet local author Suzanne Huffer at your Westheimer/Montrose HPB in Houston on Saturday, November 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. Suzanne will sell and sign her book Earl Wilson: A World War II Journal. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Mesquite  

First Sunday Storytime
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Mesquite HPB for Storytime Sunday. Sit down and enjoy a good tale and themed activity with us at 3 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month. Light snacks provided. Storytime recommended for kids ages 2 to 10.

Richardson

Sunday Storytime & Crafts
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Richardson HPB for Sunday Storytime and Crafts. Sit down and enjoy a good tale and free activity with us at 3 p.m. each Sunday. Readers, listeners and arts-and-crafts lovers of all ages are welcome.

Rockwall

First Sunday Storytime
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Rockwall HPB for Storytime Sunday. Sit down and enjoy a good tale and themed activity with us at 3 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month. Light snacks provided. Storytime recommended for kids ages 2 to 10.

Pawsitive Reading Storytime
Bow wow! Join us for a Pawsitive Reading Storytime. Load up the kids and bring them to your Rockwall HPB, where they can read a book to a trained therapy dog on the second Friday of the month from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Presented in partnership with Love on a Leash.

Paula Walker Baker Book Signing
Meet local author Paula Walker Baker on Saturday, November 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Rockwall HPB. Paula will sell and sign her Christian Fiction book The Conservative Congregant. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Round Rock

Victoria McGuire Book Signing
Meet local author Victoria McGuire on Saturday, November 7, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Round Rock HPB. Victoria will sell and sign her memoir It Should Not Hurt to be a Wife. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Melissa Boyd Book Signing
Meet local author Melissa Boyd on Saturday, November 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Round Rock HPB. Melissa will sell and sign her children’s book The Christmas Wish. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Brenda Brittain Book Signing
Meet local author Brenda Brittain on Saturday, November 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Round Rock HPB. Brenda will sell and sign her Christian Living book Young Disciples: Live the Commitment. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

San Antonio – Heubner Road 

Valerie Renee Book Signing
Meet author Valerie Renee at your Huebner Road HPB in San Antonio on Saturday, November 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. Valerie will sell and sign her novel The Ruby. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

San Antonio – North Central

Bobby Briscoe Book Signing
Meet author Bobby Briscoe at your North Central HPB in San Antonio on Veteran’s Day, Wednesday, November 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. Bobby will discuss, sell and sign his book, The Jungle Warriors; a book about the 11th Light Infantry Brigade of the 23rd Infantry Division during the Vietnam War. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last. Half of the proceeds from book sales will go to community outreach programs dedicated to assist Combat Infantrymen and their families.

San Antonio – Stone Ridge Market

Tamara Yates Book Signing
Meet author Tamara Yates at your Stone Ridge Market HPB in San Antonio on Friday, November 13, from noon to 2 p.m. Tamara will sell and sign her middle-grade book, A Magic Book and the Fearie Queen. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

 

WASHINGTON

Olympia – Half Price Books Outlet

25¢ Paperback Tuesdays
All pocket-size, mass market paperbacks! Only 25¢! Every Tuesday at your Olympia Half Price Books Outlet. See store for details. Offer good at this location only.

Tukwila/Seattle

Jes Baker Book Signing
Blogger, model and body-positive advocate Jes Baker will sign her new book Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls at the Southcenter Square Lane Bryant in Seattle on Friday, November 13 at 5 p.m. Books are available for purchase at the event as specially-priced new items while supplies last.

 

WISCONSIN

Appleton

Storytime & Crafts
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Appleton HPB for Storytime & Crafts. Join us for a good tale each month on the first Wednesday at 11 a.m. and on the third Sunday at 2 p.m. Plus, each child can take a pre-selected book home for free. Children of all ages are welcome. Light refreshments provided.

Vinyl Fridays
Join us for an LP shopping spree! Get 20% off all used vinyl on Fridays from 7 to 10 p.m. at our Appleton HPB. Like what you hear? Records playing in the store are 50% off. Come back each week for new discoveries and savings! Discount at this location only.

Taylor Fenner Book Signing
Meet author Taylor Fenner on Saturday, November 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Appleton HPB. Taylor will sell and sign her young adult paranormal romance Finding Elizabeth. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Greenfield

Rescue Mission Donations Drive
Your Greenfield HPB is currently collecting new or gently-worn winter hats, gloves and scarves for the Milwaukee Rescue Mission throughout October and November. Please consider making a donation for those in need.

Madison

HPB at Gamehole Con

Look for the HPB booth at Gamehole Con in Madison from Friday, November 6 through Sunday, November 8. HPB will have tabletop games, RPG manuals, books and more. See you there!

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As always, be sure to check your local store’s webpage or this post to see if any new events are added throughout the month. – Emily 

One thought on “Local Store Events Round-Up: November 2015

  1. Hi. Long time customer looking for my coupons for this week. Haven’t received them USPS or email. Thanks.

    Richard Weisskopf

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