Local Store Events Round-Up: July 2016

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ALL STORES

Summer Reading Program
Research shows that children who do not continue reading through the summer can lose a month or more of progress made during the school year. To help keep appetites up for reading, Half Price Books is hosting the FEED YOUR BRAIN® Summer Reading Program now – Sunday, July 31, 2016. Kids preschool through high school age can earn $5 HPB Bookworm Bucks as a reward for reading over the summer. Learn more.

Harry Potter Midnight Release Party!
Join us at participating Half Price Books locations on Saturday night, July 30, to get the latest in the Harry Potter story. Celebrate with fellow Potterheads and grab the new book Harry Potter and the Cursed Child when it goes on sale at midnight. **Passes available beginning at 10 p.m.** Pass required for book purchase. Limit two passes per customer, one book per pass. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last. No pre-orders. Check with your local HPB store to see when the party starts. Midnight Release Party at select HPB stores. Click here to find the store nearest you.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Book Release!
Harry Potter fans mark your calendars for Sunday, July 31 and rejoice! All Half Price Books retail stores are celebrating the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts I & II with a Harry Potter Birthday Party. Copies of the *Special Rehearsal Edition Script* by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne will be available for purchase as specially-priced new items 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

Citrus Heights

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.

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!

ILLINOIS

Bloomingdale

Arts & Crafts Night
Your Bloomingdale HPB bibliomaniacs and customers are bursting with creativity! Let’s share our artistic knowledge and fun this summer on Tuesdays, June 21, July 19 and August 23, 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.

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!

Rockford – Half Price Books Outlet

CD & DVD Sale
Your Rockford HPB Outlet is having a Mix & Match CD & DVD Sale Friday through Monday, July 1 – 4. Buy 4 CDs or DVDs, or a mix of both, and get a 5th one FREE! Lowest-priced item out of 5 is free. No coupons needed. All sales are final. Offer good at Rockford Half Price Books Outlet location only.

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.

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.

GEORGIA

Decatur

Win Books for a Year!
What does every booklover want? More books! To celebrate the opening of our new Decatur store in the Suburban Plaza Shopping Center, we’re giving away FREE BOOKS for a YEAR! To enter, complete the entry form online by Friday, September 23, 2016. Must be 18 years of age or older to enter. Click here for complete rules and prize details.

INDIANA

Avon

Summer Storytime Sundays
Looking for FREE, kid-friendly fun this summer? Pack up your half-pint readers and head on over to your Avon HPB from 2 – 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, June 19, July 3, July 17, July 31, August 14 & August 28 for Storytime.

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.

Fort Wayne

Malinda Rowe Kallimani Book Signing
Meet local author Malinda Rowe Kallimani at your Fort Wayne HPB on Saturday, July 23, from 1 to 3 p.m. Malinda will sell and sign her Children’s book Shiloh’s Birthday Gift. 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.

Video Game Night 
Come test your skills at your Northbrook/Greenbriar HPB in Indianapolis on Thursday, July 28, from 6 to 9 p.m. and play Dig Dug. 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

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.

Lexington – Fayette Place

Bluegrass Music, Live!
Your Fayette Place and Hamburg Pavilion HPBs have free, live Bluegrass music this summer on Saturdays from 2 – 4 pm. Our music on the patio will feature the smooth pickin’ and sweet twang of The Blue Dawg Trio performing alternate Saturdays. Check with your store for dates. Also, be sure to check out our music section for CDs, LPs, sheet music and more!

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

Bluegrass Music, Live!
Your Fayette Place and Hamburg Pavilion HPBs have free, live Bluegrass music this summer on Saturdays from 2 – 4 pm. Our music on the patio will feature the smooth pickin’ and sweet twang of The Blue Dawg Trio performing alternate Saturdays. Check with your store for dates. Also, be sure to check out our music section for CDs, LPs, sheet music and more!

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

Coon Rapids

Coon Rapids Fourth of July Parade
Look for the HPB bibliomaniacs riding in the Coon Rapids Fourth of July Parade. We’ll have HPB swag, candy and coupons while supplies last. The fun starts at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 2. See you there!

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

Roseville

Read to a Rescue Adoption Event
Dogs, cats, face painting and a magic show – all in one day! Cute kitties and canine companions will be visiting the Roseville HPB on Saturday, July 2, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The nonprofit Wags & Whiskers Animal Rescue will have a select group of adoptable pets looking for good, fur-ever homes. Kids of all ages are invited to read to a lovable rescue. Plus, enjoy face painting and a magic show! Want to know more about your new furry friend? Check out our pet books. HPB is a pet-friendly company.

St. Paul

St. Paul Tent Sale: Everything $2 or Less!
As part of Highland Fest, join us outside the St. Paul HPB on Thursday, July 14 through Sunday, July 17 for a Tent Sale! All ages welcome. Tent Sale runs Thursday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Everything will be $2 or less (mostly less)! Books, music, movies, games and more. Sale at St. Paul location only.

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

Clearance Sale at the Greensfelder Recreation Complex
Join us for a big selection with big savings! Everything is $2 or less! Come to our Clearance Sale at the Greensfelder Recreation Complex in Queeny Park on Friday & Saturday, July 22 & 23, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., & Sunday, July 24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. We’ll have hundreds of thousands of books, music and movies from Half Price Books locations across the Midwest! The first 200 customers each day will receive a free HPB tote bag!*  So come to the Half Price Books Clearance Sale and fill your shelves with great books, music and movies at great prices! See you there! Parking and Admission are FREE.

*Limit one tote bag per person, 16 years of age and up. Offer valid Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 24 at Clearance Sale only.

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

OHIO

Beavercreek

Local Author Sundays
Join us on the first Sunday of the month for Local Author Sundays. Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release! Books will be sold independently by the authors while supplies last. Check with this HPB store to see who’s coming this month. Half Price Books encourages and supports local authors.

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 – Kenwood Galleria

Dana Trotter Book Signing
Meet local author Dana Trotter on Saturday, July 9, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Kenwood Galleria HPB in Cincinnati. Dana will sell and sign her Self-Help book Coloring Without Lines: Rising Above Limitations for a Happier Life. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Gerda Braunheim Book Signing
Meet local author Gerda Braunheim at the Kenwood Galleria HPB in Cincinnati on Sunday, July 17, from 1 to 3 p.m. Mrs. Braunheim will sell and sign her memoir From Stonischken to Gedhus: A Child’s View of World War II, about her childhood experience of fleeing her home in East Prussia to a refugee camp. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

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.

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.

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

Meet the Pet
Load up your half-pint readers and join us at your Mason HPB on the second Sunday of the month from 1 to 1:30 p.m. for “Meet the Pet.” Our good neighbors at PetSmart will bring a small household pet for kids to meet and learn. Light snacks and coloring sheets provided. Mark your calendars now for July 10: Guinea Pig, August 14: Turtle, September 11: Hamster, October 9: Bearded Dragon, November 13: Betta Fish and December 11: Guinea Pig.

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.

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

Jessica Schwab Book Signing
Meet local author Jessica Schwab on Saturday, July 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. at your Edmond HPB. Jessica will sell and sign her Children’s book The Adventures of Joey: A Guinea Pig Rescue Tale. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Safe Haven Animal Rescue.

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 Corner

Art Supply Drive
Join us in supporting the arts. Your Country Club Corner HPB is collecting art supplies throughout July and August to support art programs at local Oklahoma City schools.  With each donation a customer can enter for a chance to win a $50 HPB gift card. One entry per donation.  As George Bernard Shaw said, “Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.”

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

Clearance Sale at the Monroeville Convention Center
Join us for a big selection with big savings! Everything is $2 or less! Come to our Clearance Sale at the Monroeville Convention Center in the MCC North Hall on Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Stock up on as many books as you can carry, as well as music, movies and more. The first 200 customers each day will receive a free HPB tote bag!* So come to the Half Price Books Clearance Sale and fill your shelves with great books, music and movies at great prices! See you there! Parking and Admission are FREE. Click here for more details.

*Limit one tote bag per person, 16 years of age and up. Offer valid Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 24 at Clearance Sale only.

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

TEXAS

Arlington – Lincoln Square

James Simpson Book Signing
Meet local author James Simpson on Saturday, July 2, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Lincoln Square HPB in Arlington. James will sell and sign his Thriller Savior. 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  

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.

Comic Book Overstock Sale
*Ka-pow!* Your North Lamar HPB in Austin is blowing out our huge overstock of comics. Join us Friday through Sunday, July 29 – 31, when we have over 10,000 select comics on sale for $1.00 or less. *Bam!!* These prices can’t be beat. *Wham-O!!!* Plus, local artists will sell prints and caricatures throughout the weekend.

Austin – Parmer Crossing

Jodi L. Porter Book Signing
Meet local author Jodi L. Porter on Saturday, July 2, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Parmer Crossing HPB in Austin. Jodi will sell and sign her Children’s book Night and Day. 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

Nic Stevens Book Signing
Meet local author Nic Stevens on Sunday, July 10, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Bedford HPB. Nic will sell and sign his book Tripping Over Moonlight. Books will be sold independently by the author 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.

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

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.

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.

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 3 to 4 p.m. Recommended for kids ages 10 and under.

Abbi Glines Book Signing
Meet New York Times bestselling Romance author Abbi Glines at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Tuesday, July 5, at 7 p.m. Abbi will participate in a Q&A and sign her book Up in Flames, the highly-anticipated finale to the Rosemary Beach series. Books are available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last. Numbered passes will be available beginning Tuesday, July 5, at 9 a.m. One pass per customer, please.

 Jonah Lisa Dyer & Stephen Dyer Book Launch Party
Meet Young Adult authors Jonah Lisa Dyer and Stephen Dyer and be one of the first people to get their new book The Season. Join us at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Monday, July 11 at 7 p.m., when Jonah Lisa and Stephen will discuss and sign copies of their book. The Season will be available for purchase as a specially-priced new item at the event. Numbered passes will be available beginning Monday, July 11, at 9 a.m. One pass per customer, please.

Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip
Load up your kiddos for an HPB road trip! Your Flagship HPB is excited to host the Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip on Tuesday, July 12 , from 4 to 6 p.m. Join us for a reading festival with Eric Barclay (Hiding Phil), Paige Britt (The Lost Track of Time) and Jennifer Ziegler (Revenge of the Angels) reading and signing their books. Plus, special appearances from Clifford the Big Red Dog, Geronimo Stilton and our very own BW, the HPB Bookworm. Enjoy crafts, activities and giveaways, too.

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.

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.

Tracy Lawson Book Signing
Meet local author Tracy Lawson at your Flagship HPB on Sunday, July 17, from 1 to 3 p.m. Tracy will sell and sign her new dystopian Young Adult novel, Ignite, book three in the Resistance series. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Skip Hollandsworth Book Signing
Meet award-winning journalist, screenwriter and Texas Monthly magazine executive editor Skip Hollandsworth at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Monday, July 18 at 7 p.m. Skip will discuss and sign copies of his new True Crime novel The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the hunt for America’s First Serial Killer. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last. Numbered passes will be available beginning Monday, July 18, at 9 a.m. One pass per customer, please.

Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan Book Signing
Meet journalist and author Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Monday, July 25 at 7 p.m. Cheryl will discuss and sign copies of her new novel Sarong Party Girls. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last.

Becky Wade Book Signing
Meet marathon superstar and NCAA All-American Becky Wade at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Tuesday, July 26 at 7 p.m. Becky will discuss and sign copies of her new book Run the World: My 3,500-Mile Journey Through Running Cultures Around the Globe. 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 – Westover Village

Betty Kilby Fisher Book Signing
Meet author Betty Kilby Fisher on Saturday, July 23, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Westover Village HPB in Fort Worth. Betty will sell and sign copies of her memoir Wit, Will and Walls. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Frisco

Red Cross Blood Drive
Your Frisco HPB is partnering with the American Red Cross for a blood drive on Thursday, July 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please consider donating your blood to save a life. Plus, make a donation and receive a free HPB tote bag and a 15% off coupon to use on your next visit. Look for the Red Cross mobile unit in the parking lot of our store.

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

Local Author Saturdays
Join us on the first Saturday of the month for Local Author Saturdays. Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release! Books will be sold independently by the authors while supplies last. Check with this HPB store to see who’s coming this month. Half Price Books encourages and supports local authors.

Lauricia Matuska Book Signing
Meet local author Lauricia Matuska on Saturday, July 2, from 2 to 4 p.m. at your North Oaks HPB in Houston. Lauricia will sell and sign her Fantasy novel The Healer’s Rune. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

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.

Undrai Fizer Book Signing
Meet local musician, author and inspirational speaker Undrai Fizer at your North Oaks HPB in Houston on Sunday, July 24, from 1 to 3 p.m. Undrai will sell and sign his philosophical book The Excuse-less Life: 34 Inner-Laws for Living Above Distraction. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Mansfield

Local Author Sundays
Join us on the first Sunday of the month for Local Author Sundays. Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release! Books will be sold independently by the authors while supplies last. Check with this HPB store to see who’s coming this month. Half Price Books encourages and supports local authors.

Christy Taylor Book Signing
Meet local author Christy Taylor on Sunday, July 24, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Mansfield HPB. Christy will sell and sign her Family Relationship book Rainbow Wings: When No Human Would Help, Heavenly Help was Sent. 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.

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.

Round Rock

Local Author Saturdays
Join us on the first Saturday of the month for Local Author Saturdays. Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release! Books will be sold independently by the authors while supplies last. Check with this HPB store to see who’s coming this month. Half Price Books encourages and supports local authors.

Jodi L. Porter Book Signing
Meet local author Jodi L. Porter on Saturday, July 9, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your Round Rock HPB. Jodi will sell and sign her Children’s book Night and Day. 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!

HPB at Crossroads Farmer’s Market
Look for the HPB booth at the Crossroads Bellevue Farmer’s Market this summer on Tuesdays from 12 to 6 p.m. We’ll have cookbooks for sale plus money-saving coupons. Be sure to check out our store for more Cooking, Gardening and DIY books. Click here for more details.

Everett

Local Author Saturdays
Join us on the first Saturday of the month for Local Author Saturdays. Meet local Indie authors and pick up their latest release! Books will be sold independently by the authors while supplies last. Check with this HPB store to see who’s coming this month. Half Price Books encourages and supports local authors.

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

It’s our Birthday!
We’re celebrating 44 fabulous years since we opened our first Half Price Books store in 1972. Stop by your Lynnwood HPB on Wednesday, July 27, at 3 p.m. for birthday cake.

Olympia – Half Price Books Outlet

Fill-a-Bag for $30
1 DAY ONLY! Your Olympia Half Price Books Outlet is offering a special deal for Booklovers on Saturday, July 2. 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 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.

Sunday Storytime: In Space!
Calling all aspiring astronauts and astronomers! Join us at your Olympia Half Price Books Outlet for Sunday Storytime on July 3, from 2 – 3 p.m. when we celebrate World UFO Day, Space Exploration Day and Moon Day. The stories will be out of this world!

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.

It’s a Harry Potter Birthday Party!
Grab your wand, put on your robe, hop on your Nimbus 2000 and fly to your Olympia HPB Outlet on Sunday, July 31, to celebrate Harry Potter’s Birthday. At 2 p.m., enjoy a Harry Potter Storytime, trivia with prizes, a costume contest, coloring pages and snacks! Be sure to dress as your favorite Harry Potter character and receive 25% off your purchase. Fun for all! See store for details.

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.

An Evening of Poetry
Enjoy a summer evening of poetry readings by Abigail Welhouse and Christina Kubasta. Join us at your Appleton HPB on Wednesday, July 6 at 7 p.m. for soul-stirring poetry. Chapbooks will be will be sold independently by the authors while supplies last.

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.

Brookfield

Amy E. Reichert Book Signing
Meet Amy E. Reichert, regional bestselling author of The Coincidence of Coconut Cake, at your Brookfield HPB on Wednesday, July 27 at 7 p.m. Amy will discuss and sign copies of her new novel Luck, Love & Lemon Pie. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last.

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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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