Local Store Events Round-Up: May 2016

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ALL STORES

Comic Book Giveaway Day
Don’t miss the pulse-pounding fun of Comic Book Giveaway Day on Saturday, May 7 at all HPB retail locations. Get a free comic book* with any in-store purchase while supplies last. Hope to see you there for the action-packed fun.

*From a pre-selected collection while supplies last. See store for restrictions and details.

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

Citrus Heights

Storytime Sundays
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Citrus Heights HPB for Storytime Sundays. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us at 2 p.m. every Sunday. All ages are welcome!

Summer Safari Children’s Camp
Look for the HPB booth at Citrus Town Center’s FREE Summer Safari Children’s Camp on the first and third Friday of the month, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. We’ll have store info and FREE HPB tote bags. After camp, join us at Half Price Books for Children’s Storytime from 12:15 – 1:15. Parents, be sure to pick up info on our FEED YOUR BRAIN® Summer Reading Program for kids preschool through high school.

HPB at Antelope Summerfest
Look for the HPB booth at Antelope Summerfest on Saturday, June 4, from 4 to 8 p.m. Pick up a FREE reusable tote bag along with a money-saving coupons. Join us for a family fun day at Antelope Community Park! Get directions and details.

Fremont

Fremont Burger & Brew Fest
Look for the HPB booth at the Fremont Burger & Brew Fest in downtown Fremont on Saturday, May 21, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. We’ll have those gotta-have-it free HPB tote bags while supplies last. And, don’t forget to check out our store in The Fremont Hub.

Ramya Sathuraman Book Signing
Meet local author Ramya Sathuraman at your Fremont HPB on Sunday, May 15, from 2 to 3 p.m. Ramya will read, sell and sign her Children’s book, Radhika’s Homework Fairy. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

GEORGIA

Marietta – East Cobb

Win Books for a Year!
What does every booklover want? More books! To celebrate the opening of our new East Cobb store in Marietta, we’re giving away FREE BOOKS for a YEAR!  To enter, complete the entry form online by Friday, June 30, 2016. Must be 18 years of age or older to enter. See store for complete rules and prize details.

Sell your books starting May 16!
Get cash for your books, music and movies! Our new East Cobb store opens for buying starting Monday, May 16. Bring your used stuff to sell 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday – Saturday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. While you’re in the store, be sure to ask for some money-saving coupons to save even more during our Great Opening Celebration Thursday, May 26 – Monday, May 30!

ILLINOIS

Bloomingdale

Arts & Crafts Night
Your Bloomingdale HPB bibliomaniacs and customers are bursting with creativity! Let’s share our artistic knowledge and fun on Thursday, May 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.

Open Mic Acoustic Music Night
Get ready to unplug, tune up and tune in. Your Bloomingdale HPB is hosting an Acoustic Music Night on Thursday, May 26, from 7 to 9 p.m. Customers, as well as HPB employees, are invited to perform. Sign-up is encouraged but not required. All ages and skills are welcome. See store for details.

Chicagoland

Chicagoland Clearance Sale!
Join us for a fantastic sale! Everything is $2 or less! Come to our Half Price Books Clearance Sale at the Park Place Shopping Center in Palatine on Friday and Saturday, May 20- 21, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Stock up on as many books as you can carry, as well as music, movies and more. Get directions and details here.

Countryside

Angela E. Poole Book Signing
Meet author Angela E. Poole, Ed.D. at your Countryside HPB on Saturday, May 7, from 1 to 3 p.m. Angela will sell and sign her book, Resistance to Change: The Dynamics of School Desegregation in Chicago and the Nation. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Downers Grove

Comic Book Day Raffle
Saturday, May 7, is your day to decide. Whose side are you on? In honor of the Captain America: Civil War film release, you can cast your vote for Team Captain America or Team Iron Man in a raffle at your Downers Grove HPB. One winner from each team will receive a $10 HPB Gift Card. Plus, get a FREE, pre-selected comic book with in-store purchase.

Niles

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!

Palatine

Comic Book Sale
Bam! Your Palatine HPB is having a 20% off Comic Book Sale on Saturday, May 7. Plus, get a FREE, pre-selected comic book with in-store purchase. Comic Book sale excludes graphic novels and manga. Discount at this location only.

Rockford – Half Price Books Outlet

Comic Book Giveaway Day
Don’t miss the pulse-pounding fun of Comic Book Giveaway Day on Saturday, May 7 at your Half Price Books Outlet store. Get a free comic book* with any in-store purchase while supplies last. Hope to see you there for the action-packed fun.

*From a pre-selected collection while supplies last. See Outlet for restrictions and details.

Throwback Thursdays
Get ready for a throwback! Join us at your Rockford HPB Outlet on the last Thursday of the month for 50% off media in our Retro Media Room – including LPs, cassette tapes, 8 tracks, VHS tapes and LaserDiscs. Does not include nostalgia books. See store for details.

Paperback Tuesdays
Get four pocket-size, mass market paperbacks for only $2 every Tuesday at your Rockford HPB Outlet. See store for details. Offer good at this location only.

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.

Comic Book Giveaway Day
Don’t miss the pulse-pounding fun of Comic Book Giveaway Day on Saturday, May 7 at your Half Price Books Outlet store. Get a free comic book* with any in-store purchase while supplies last. Hope to see you there for the action-packed fun.

*From a pre-selected collection while supplies last. See Outlet for restrictions and details.

Fort Wayne

Comic Book Sale
Bam! Your Fort Wayne HPB is having a 20% off Comic Book Sale on Saturday, May 7. Plus, get a FREE, pre-selected comic book with in-store purchase. Comic Book sale excludes graphic novels and is at this location only.

Andi M. Helms Book Signing
Meet local author Andi M. Helms on Saturday, May 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Fort Wayne HPB. Andi will sell and sign copies of her Children’s book, Chickens on Strike. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Indianapolis – Clearwater

Ross Carley Book Signing
Meet local author Ross Carley on Friday, May 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at your Clearwater HPB in Indianapolis. Ross will sell and sign copies of his Indianapolis-set Mystery Thriller *Dead Drive*. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Indianapolis – Northbrook/Greenbriar

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.

Comic Book Sale
Bam! Your Northbrook/Greenbriar HPB in Indianapolis is having a 20% off Comic Book Sale on Saturday, May 7. Plus, meet Comic Con and Pop Con artist G Pike. Want more? Get a FREE, pre-selected comic book with in-store purchase. Comic Book sale excludes graphic novels and is at this location only.

Video Game Night
Come test your skills at your Northbrook/Greenbriar HPB in Indianapolis on Thursday, May 26, from 6 to 9 p.m. and play Galaga. The winner at the end of the night will receive a $25 Half Price Books Gift Card plus a coveted place on our leaderboard. Sign up here to reserve your spot to play. See store for details.

KENTUCKY

Bowling Green – Half Price Books Outlet

Comic Book Giveaway Day
Don’t miss the pulse-pounding fun of Comic Book Giveaway Day on Saturday, May 7 at your Half Price Books Outlet store. Get a free comic book* with any in-store purchase while supplies last. Hope to see you there for the action-packed fun.

*From a pre-selected collection while supplies last. See Outlet for restrictions and details.

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

J.S. Bailey Book Signing
Meet local author J.S. Bailey on Friday, May 20, from 4 to 8 p.m. at your Florence HPB. Ms. Bailey will sell and sign her supernatural suspense novel Servant: The Chronicles of Servitude, Book One. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Lexington – Fayette Place

Star Wars Day
Calling all Star Wars Fans! We’re celebrating Star Wars Day at your Fayette Place HPB in Lexington on Wednesday, May 4. All Star Wars merchandise will be 20% OFF, plus, you’ll have a chance to win coupons for your next visit. Offer valid at this store only. See store for details.

Geek Days Sale
Get ready to geek out! Join us at your Fayette Place HPB in Lexington for our Geek Days Sale. On Thursday and Friday, May 5 and 6, all sci-fi hardbacks and paperbacks, graphic novels, video games and action figures are 20% OFF!

Comic Book Sale
Bam! Your Fayette Place HPB in Lexington is having a 20% off Comic Book Sale on Saturday, May 7. Plus, get a FREE, pre-selected comic book with in-store purchase. Comic Book sale at this location only.

Video Game Day Challenge
Join us for Video Game Day Challenge at your Fayette Place HPB in Lexington, from noon to 2 p.m., on the last Saturday of each month. Customers can battle it out playing NES, Atari 2600, N64, Genesis, PS1, and SNES video games. Play for a chance to win coupons and HPB Gift Cards. Games change monthly. Check with your Fayette Place store to see what games we are playing this month.

Lexington – Hamburg Pavilion

Star Wars Day
May the Fourth be with you! We’re celebrating Star Wars Day at your Hamburg Pavilion HPB in Lexington on Wednesday, May 4. Join us for Star Wars trivia and earn coupons, plus a coloring contest for the kids with a chance to win a $5 HPB Gift Card. See store for details.

Comic Book Contests & More
Come to your Hamburg Pavilion HPB on Saturday, May 7, for an action-packed day of comic book fun. Bam!  Wear your favorite Superhero costume for our costume contest. Ka-Pow!! Win coupons by playing comic book trivia.  Bonk!!! Kids of all ages can do crafts, play Super Hero games and enjoy face painting. Wham-o!!!! Enter our raffle for prizes. Contest winners will receive HPB Gift Cards or coupons. Plus, get a FREE, pre-selected comic book with in-store purchase. See store for details.

Saturday Storytime
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Hamburg Pavilion HPB in Lexington for Saturday Storytime on Saturday, May 28. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us at 2 p.m., and pick up information on our Feed Your Brain Summer Reading Program. Readers and listeners of all ages are welcome. Light refreshments provided.

Louisville – Hurstbourne

Storytime Saturdays
Mark your calendars and bring the kids the third Saturday of every month from 2 to 4 p.m. for storytime. 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 contest rules.

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 and 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

Independence

Fourth Saturday Storytime
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Independence HPB for Storytime Saturdays. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us at 10 a.m. on the fourth Saturday of each month.

Kansas City – Westport

Second Saturday Storytime
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Westport HPB in Kansas City for Storytime Saturdays. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us at 10 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month.

St. Louis

Greater St. Louis Book Fair
Look for HPB at the Greater St. Louis Book Fair. Pick up a FREE reusable tote bag along with a money-saving coupon. Don’t miss the Midwest’s largest charity book sale from Thursday, April 28 through Sunday, May 1 at Macy’s in West County Center. Get directions and details.

St. Louis – U City

U City Tent Sale: Everything $3 or less!
Join us outside the U City HPB on Friday, May 13 through Sunday, May 15 for a Tent Sale! All ages welcome. Tent Sale runs Friday – Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Everything will be $3 or less (mostly less)! Books, music, movies, games and more. Plus, HPB Tent Sale customers get 10% OFF at Jilly’s Cupcake Bar! Sale at U City location only.

R.J. Carter Book Signing
Meet local author R.J. Carter at your U City HPB in St. Louis on Saturday & Sunday, May 14 & 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. R.J. will sell and sign his books including, Alice’s Journey Beyond the Moon. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

OHIO

Beavercreek

Storytime & Crafts Wednesdays
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Beavercreek HPB for Storytime Wednesdays. Sit down and enjoy a good tale and crafts with us at 2 p.m. every Wednesday. Light snacks provided.

Cincinnati

Clearance Sale at the Sharonville Convention Center
Big location, big selection, big savings! Everything will be $2 or less! Come to our 4th Annual Clearance Sale at the Sharonville Convention Center on Friday & Saturday, May 13 – 14, from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., & Sunday, May 15 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. We’ll have hundreds of thousands of books, music and movies! The first 200 customers each day will receive a free HPB tote bag!* See you there! Parking and Admission are FREE.

*Limit one tote bag per person, 16 years of age and up. Offer valid Friday, May 13 through Sunday, May 15 at Clearance Sale only.

Accepted Tender: Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover. We are sorry, but we are unable to accept coupons, other discounts or HPB Gift Cards. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

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.

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.

Viviane Goertz Bushong Book Signing
Meet local author Viviane Goertz Bushong at your Carriage Place HPB in Columbus on Saturday, May 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Viviane will sell and sign her Children’s book, Bibimbop. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

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

Dog Adoptions
Looking for a loyal friend, a lovable buddy, a canine companion? On Saturday, May 28, from 12 to 3 p.m., the nonprofit Animal Friends Humane Society PetMobile will stop by your Hamilton HPB with a select group of dogs looking for good, fur-ever homes. Want to know more about your new furry friend? Check out our pet books.

Lewis Center

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

Lonnie Black Book Signing
Meet author and poet Lonnie Black on Saturday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at your Mason HPB. Lonnie will sell and sign his new book Poems From the Heart: From God Thru Me. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Dog Days at Half Price Books
Join us at your Mason HPB 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 Cooper, the Border Collie, on the third Sunday of each month, from 1 to 2 p.m. Presented in partnership with Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati.

Charis Anita Crawford Book Signing
Meet local author Charis Anita Crawford on Saturday, May 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Mason HPB. Charis will sell and sign her new book The Greatest Gift Given to Humanity. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

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

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.

PENNSYLVANIA

Bethel Park

Doris Dumrauf Book Signing
Meet local author Doris Dumrauf on Saturday, June 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Bethel Park HPB. Doris will sell and sign copies of her Historical Fiction book, Oktober Heat. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

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 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month. Plus, each child can take a pre-selected book home for free.

Beth Geisler Book Signing
Meet local travel guide Beth Geisler on Saturday, May 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Monroeville HPB. Beth will sell and sign copies of her book, 100 Things to Do in Pittsburgh Before You Die. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Jamila Grady Book Signing
Meet local author Jamila Grady on Saturday, May 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Monroeville HPB. Jamila will sell and sign her Self Help book, Something of Nothing: Why the f. didn’t I learn this in school?. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

TEXAS

Arlington – Lincoln Square

Kathie Truitt Book Signing
Meet author Kathie Truitt on Saturday, May 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Lincoln Square HPB in Arlington. Kathie will sell and sign copies of her new Suspense Thriller, False Victim. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Diane Lindmark Book Signing
Meet local author Diane Lindmark on Saturday, May 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Lincoln Square HPB in Arlington. Diane will sell and sign her Romance books, including, Safe Haven. 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.

Courtney Killian Book Signing
Meet local author S. Courtney Killian on Saturday, May 14, from 12 to 3 p.m. at your South Arlington HPB. Courtney will sell and sign copies of her Mystery novel, Days of the Kill. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Jeannie Ruth Book Signing
Meet local author Jeannie Ruth on Sunday, May 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your South Arlington HPB. Jeannie will sell and sign copies of her Historical Romance, Something of Value. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Austin – North Lamar  

Jodi Kruger Book Signing
Meet author Jodi Kruger at your North Lamar HPB in Austin on Sunday, May 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. Jodi will sell and sign her Children’s book, Julia. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Crystin Goodwin Book Signing
Meet local author Crystin Goodwin on Saturday, May 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your North Lamar HPB in Austin. Crystin will sell and sign copies from, The Blessings of Myrillia series. 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.

Donna Birdwell Book Signing
Meet local author Donna Birdwell on Saturday, May 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your North Lamar HPB in Austin. Donna will sell and sign her new Science Fiction novel, Shadow of the Hare. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Austin – South Lamar

Jodi Kruger Book Signing
Meet local author Jodi Kruger at your South Lamar HPB in Austin on Saturday, May 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. Jodi will sell and sign her Children’s book, Julia. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Hunter Taylor Book Signing
Meet local author Hunter Taylor at your South Lamar HPB in Austin on Saturday, May 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. Hunter will sell and sign her book, The Journey Moon. 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.

Austin – Woodland/Anderson Mill

Leander ISD Book Drive
Share the joy of reading! From April 15 through May 1, mention Leander ISD when you check out at our Cedar Park and Anderson Mill HPB stores, and your purchase will help support the Summer Reading For All program, which provides books for kids who might not have access to quality reading material. HPB will donate a portion of our sales in support of this program.

Bedford

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.

Leander ISD Book Drive
Share the joy of reading! From April 15 through May 1, mention Leander ISD when you check out at our Cedar Park and Anderson Mill HPB stores, and your purchase will help support the Summer Reading For All program, which provides books for kids who might not have access to quality reading material. HPB will donate a portion of our sales in support of this program.

Comic Book Trivia & More
Come to your Cedar Park HPB on Saturday, May 7, for an action-packed day of comic book fun. Bam! Get a FREE, pre-selected comic book with in-store purchase. Ka-Pow! Comic book trivia contest throughout the day with a chance to win a $10 HPB Gift Card. One winner will be chosen from each category: Kids (17 & under), and Adults (age 18 & over). See store for details.

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.

Gov. Greg Abbott Book Signing
Texas Governor Greg Abbott will be at your Corpus Christi HPB to sign his new book, Broken But Unbowed: The Fight to Fix a Broken America on Friday, May 27 at noon. Hardback copies available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last. The event is a book signing only. Governor Abbot will sign a maximum of three books per person. Please see store for details and guidelines.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Texas Frightmare Weekend
Drag, stagger or run for your life to Texas Frightmare Weekend. Look for the HPB booth Friday through Sunday, April 29 to May 1 at the Hyatt Regency DFW. We’ll have books, movies, comics and more killer stuff. Convention hours are Friday 6 – 11 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Get directions and details here.

Dallas – Northwest Highway

Vickery Meadow Good Local Market at HPB
Vickery Meadow Good Local Market sets up shop in the parking lot of the Flagship HPB every Sunday, starting April 3 to December, 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.

Margie Norum Book Signing
Meet Margie Norum on Sunday, May 1, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Flagship HPB in Dallas. Margie will sell and sign copies of her memoir, Mom’s Journey, about her mother’s struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

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.

Ace Atkins Book Signing
Meet New York Times Bestselling author Ace Atkins at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Monday, May 9 at 7 p.m. Ace will discuss and sign copies of his new Crime novel Robert B. Parker’s Slow Burn, the latest in the continuing Spenser detective series. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last. Numbered passes will be available beginning Monday, May 9, at 9 a.m. One pass per customer, please.

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.

Ericka Ellis Book Signing
Meet author Ericka Ellis on Sunday, May 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Flagship HPB in Dallas. Ericka will sell and sign copies of her memoir Misguided by Love, Redirected by Faith: My Journey to Freedom. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Mary Alice Monroe Book Signing
Meet New York Times Bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Monday, May 16 at 7 p.m. Mary Alice will discuss and sign copies of her new novel A Lowcountry Wedding plus, wedding tips and tricks. Books available for as specially-priced new items while supplies last. Numbered passes will be available beginning Monday, May 16, at 9 a.m. One pass per customer, please.

German Shepherd Pet Adoptions
Looking for a loyal friend, a lovable buddy, a canine companion? On the third Saturday of each month, from noon to 4 p.m., the Good Shepherd Rescue & Sanctuary of Texas will bring their German Shepherd dogs for a meet and greet at your Flagship HPB in Dallas. Learn about these loyal, devoted and loving dogs and how you can adopt a rescue.

Evandro Caregnato Book Signing and Food Tasting
Meet Chef Evandro Caregnato at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Saturday, May 21 at 2 p.m. Chef Caregnato, Culinary Director of Texas de Brazil, will discuss and sign copies of his new cookbook Churrasco: Grilling the Brazilian Way. We are in for a special treat as Chef will have samples for tasting.  Books available for purchase as specially priced new items while supplies last.

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.

Colin Campbell Book Signing
Attention all animal lovers! Meet author Colin Campbell and his dog George, a 140lb rescued Newfoundland dog, at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Friday, May 27 at 7 p.m. Colin will discuss and sign copies of his new book, Free Days With George: Learning Life’s Little Lessons from One Very Big Dog. 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 Village

Gov. Greg Abbott Book Signing
Texas Governor Greg Abbott will be at your Ridgmar/Westover Village HPB in Fort Worth to sign his new book, Broken But Unbowed: The Fight to Fix a Broken America on Sunday, May 22 at 4 p.m. Hardback copies available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last. The event is a book signing only. Governor Abbot will sign a maximum of three books per person. Please see store for details and guidelines.

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

Tonyna Breaux Book Signing
Meet author Tonyna Breaux at your Westheimer/Montrose HPB in Houston on Saturday, May 7, from 1 to 3 p.m. Tonyna will sell and sign her Children’s book, Susie’s New School. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Rebecca Gurnsey Book Signing
Meet local author Rebecca Gurnsey on Saturday, May 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Westheimer/Montrose HPB in Houston. Rebecca will sell and sign her Christian Fiction novel, Saving Vera. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Mansfield

Courtney Killian Book Signing
Meet S. Courtney Killian on Sunday, May 1, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Mansfield HPB. Courtney will sell and sign copies of her Mystery novel, Days of the Kill. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

McKinney- Eldorado/Craig Crossing

Live Music with Sean & Faye
Bring your date, friends and family for a musical evening with singer/songwriters Sean & Faye at your McKinney HPB on Saturday, May 21, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy original compositions in the new American tradition plus covers from forgotten classics to modern hits. Be sure to check out our diverse selection of vinyl and CDs.

Live Music with Christopher Levine
Bring your date, friends and family for a musical evening with singer/songwriter (and music journalist) Christopher Levine at your McKinney HPB on Saturday, June 4, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy some acoustic American Pop and be sure to check out our diverse selection of vinyl and CDs.

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.

Tabletop Game Night
Join us and experience the fun of Tabletop Games on the last Wednesday of the month from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at your Mesquite HPB. Tabletop games refer to board games, card games, dice games, miniature wargames, tile-based games and any game that is normally played on a table. Each month we will play a fun and family-friendly game. See store for details.

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.

San Antonio – Huebner Road

Frank L. Goldstein Book Signing
Meet local author Frank L. Goldstein, Ph.D., Col. USAF (Ret.) on Thursday, May 26, from 1 to 6 p.m. at your Huebner Road HPB in San Antonio. Col. Goldstein will sell and sign his book, The Last Reunion: A Salute to The Jimmy Doolittle Tokyo Raiders. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Sugar Land

Mary A. Perez Book Signing
Meet author Mary A. Perez at your Sugar Land HPB on Sunday, May 1, from 1 to 4 p.m. Mary will sell and sign her book, Running in Heels: A Memoir of Grit and Grace. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

WASHINGTON

Bellevue

First Sunday Storytime
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Crossroads 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!

Everett

Summer Storytime Sundays
Looking for FREE, kid-friendly fun this summer? Pack up your half-pint readers and head on over to your Everett HPB from 2 – 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 8, June 5, July 10, August 14 & September 11 for Storytime.

Lynnwood

Comic Book Giveaway Day with Phoenix Jones
Ka-Pow! Meet real-life superhero Phoenix Jones and costumed guests at your Lynnwood HPB on Saturday, May 7, from 1 to 2 p.m. Bam!! Play comic book trivia with a chance to win an HPB Gift Card. Wham-O!!! Get a FREE, pre-selected comic book with in-store purchase. See store for details.

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.

Comic Book Giveaway Day
Don’t miss the pulse-pounding fun of Comic Book Giveaway Day on Saturday, May 7 at your Half Price Books Outlet store. Get a free comic book* with any in-store purchase while supplies last. Dress in costume as your favorite comic book character and receive an extra prize! Hope to see you there for the action-packed fun.

*From a pre-selected collection while supplies last. See Outlet for restrictions and details.

Fill-a-Bag for $30
1 DAY ONLY! Your Olympia Half Price Books Outlet is offering a special deal for Booklovers on Saturday, May 14. Come “Fill-a-Bag for $30” and stock up on select fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, music and movies. Fill a free souvenir HPB reusable tote bag with select merchandise and get your whole bundle for just $30 plus tax. No coupon needed. Offer good at Olympia Half Price Books Outlet location only.

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.

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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 

 

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