Local Store Events Round-Up: October 2016

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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!
GEORGIA

Atlanta Market

25% Off DVDs Sale
Get ready for some binge watching! Pop into your local HPB on Saturday, October 22 – Sunday, October 23, for an additional 25% OFF all DVDs and Blu-rays. Load up on great movies and TV series and enjoy them from the cozy comfort of your couch. Start popping the popcorn and order the pizza. Offer good at Decatur and Marietta Half Price Books locations only. No coupon needed.

Decatur

LifeLine Animal Project Meet & Greet
Looking for a loyal friend, a lovable buddy, a cuddly companion? LifeLine Animal Project at DeKalb County Animal Services, a nonprofit animal rescue and adoption shelter, will have a select group of adoptable cats and dogs looking for good, fur-ever homes at your Decatur HPB on Saturday, October 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donate $1 to the shelter and receive 10% off your total purchase or donate $2 and receive 20% off. This offer is valid October 8 & 9 at this location only.

Marietta – East Cobb

Kids’ Halloween Coloring Contest
Calling all young artists! Kids ages 12 and under are invited to stop by your East Cobb HPB in Marietta for our First Annual Halloween Coloring Contest. Coloring sheets will be available in-store starting October 1 through October 23. Coloring sheets will be on display from October 24 through 31 and shoppers are invited to vote for their favorite. The winner of the most-favorite will receive a $20 HPB Gift Card and will be announced on November 1. See store for details.

Pet Adoptions
Meee-wow! Cute kitties will be visiting your East Cobb HPB in Marietta on Saturday, October 22, from 12 to 4 p.m. The Homeless Pets Foundation, a 100% volunteer-run organization dedicated to promoting responsible pet ownership, will have a select group of adoptable cats and kittens looking for good, fur-ever homes. Donate $1 to the foundation and receive 10% off your total purchase on October 22.

ILLINOIS

Bloomingdale

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.

Board Game Night
Join us and experience the fun of Board Games! We’re hosting demo games at your Bloomingdale HPB on Thursday, October 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. Bring your friends and family and check out our great selection of Tabletop Games. Participants will receive an extra 10% off any board games or puzzles purchased during that time.

Downers Grove

All Day Spooktacular Fun
Your Downers Grove HPB is getting into the Halloween spirit! Put on your favorite costume and join us on Saturday, October 29, for an all-day Halloween Celebration. We’ll have treats for trick-or-treaters and a Spooky Storytime for the kiddos at 1 p.m. Plus, local author C.G. Sins will sell and sign books from her Vampire Lilitu Trilogy from 2 to 4 p.m. A frightening good time for all!

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

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.

Tabletop Game Night
Join us and experience the fun of Tabletop Games! Bring your own game to play at your Rockford Half Price Books Outlet on the second and third Friday of the month from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tabletop games refer to board games, card games, dice games, tile-based games and any game that is normally played on a table. Games should be appropriate for all ages. Children age 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Plus, get a 50% off coupon just for playing! See store for 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.

Spooktacular Storytime
Pack up your young ghoulies and ghosties and bring them to your Rockford HPB Outlet on Saturday, October 22, from 2 to 3 p.m. for a Spooktacular Storytime. We’ll read Halloween stories plus have coloring and snacks. Dress in your favorite costume and receive a FREE mini pumpkin and a FREE pre-selected Children’s book. One pumpkin and book per storytime attendee.

10 For $10 CD & DVD Sale
Your Rockford HPB Outlet is having a 10 For $10 Mix & Match CD & DVD Sale from Friday, October 14 through Monday, October 31. Buy 10 CDs or DVDs, or a mix of both, for only $10! Want more than 10? Each additional CD or DVD past 10 is just $1 each. Offer excludes Audiobooks. All sales are final.

INDIANA

Avon

Storytime with Elsa
We are super-excited at your Avon HPB! Queen Elsa is visiting us on Sunday, October 9 at 2 p.m. Elsa invites all little snowflakes to join her for Frozen stories as well as a few spooky Disney tales, coloring time and more. Dress-up is encouraged, and all ages are welcome.

Spooktacular Storytime
Your Avon HPB is putting the BOO in books. Join us for a spooktacular story time on Sunday, October 23 from 2 to 3 p.m. The Circle City Ghostbusters will read Halloween and ghost stories for all ages, and perhaps bust a ghost or two.

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

Mega Clearance Sale at the Indiana State Fairgrounds
Come to our Mega Clearance Sale! Everything is $2 or less! Join us at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, in the Blue Ribbon Pavilion, on Friday and Saturday, October 28 & 29 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, October 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. You’ll find 70,000 square feet of books, music and movies from more than 40 Half Price Books locations. Restocking daily! The first 200 customers each day will receive a free HPB tote bag!* Indiana State Fairgrounds Parking is $5, and admission is FREE.

*Limit one tote bag per person, 16 years of age and up. Offer valid Friday, October 28 through Sunday, October 30 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.

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.

Halloween Comic Book Festival
Come to A Very Dark (K)night Halloween Comic Book Festival at your Greenbriar HPB on Saturday, October 29. Ka-pow! Join us for an action-packed day with local artists, trivia and prizes! Whammo!! Wear your favorite comic character costume to enter a drawing for *Doctor Strange* movie tickets. Boink!!! All single-issue comics are 20% off! 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

Submit Your Teen Read Reviews!
Your Fayette Place HPB is celebrating Teen Read Week Sunday, October 16 through Saturday, October 22 and wants to know what you are reading. Teens aged 12 – 18are invited to submit a review of their favorite book. Each teen who submits a written review to our store is entered into a drawing for an HPB Gift Card. See store for details.

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.

Zombies Ate My Neighbors
This month’s Video Game Day Challenge is Zombies Ate My Neighbors. Join us at your Fayette Place HPB in Lexington, from noon to 2 p.m., on Saturday, October 29. Play for a chance to win HPB Gift Cards worth up to $20. See store for details.

Halloween Costume & Coloring Contests
Spooky fun for everyone! We’re celebrating Halloween at your Fayette Place HPB in Lexington with a Costume Contest. All ages are welcome to shop in your favorite Halloween costume anytime on Sunday and Monday, October 30 & 31 and enter to win a $10 HPB Gift Card. Plus, Kids ages 12 and under are also invited to participate in our Coloring Contest. Winners will be notified on Tuesday, November 1.

Lexington – Hamburg Pavilion

Rocktober 20% Off CDs Sale
Come and celebrate Rocktober at your Hamburg Pavilion HPB in Lexington! Take an additional 20% off all music CDs Saturday and Sunday, October 1 & 2. Be sure to thumb through our vast collection of music and discover new treasures to add to your CD collection. Sale excludes audiobook CDs.

First Annual Craft Fair
Join us at your Hamburg Pavilion HPB for our First Annual Craft Fair on Saturday, October 22, from 12 to 5 p.m. on the patio. Crafting professionals will display wreaths, woodworking, crochet, soaps and more. Get tips from the professionals! Crafts available for purchase. Feel inspired? Check out our great assortment of crafting books and DIY. Come rain or shine; we’ll see you there.

Ten Year Anniversary Celebration!
We’re celebrating 10 fabulous years in Lexington! Join us at your Hamburg Pavilion HPB on Saturday, October 29, when we celebrate with free cupcakes, popcorn and candy. Get a FREE mass market paperback or Clearance book valued at $3 or less with each purchase. Plus, our first 50 customers will receive a FREE reusable tote bag. Sign up for our mailing list drawing for a chance to win a $100 HPB Gift Card. Also, join us for Children’s Storytime from 2 to 3 p.m. See store for details.

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

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.

Harry Potter Day!
Mark your calendars for Harry Potter Day at your Hurstbourne HPB in Louisville on Saturday, October 29, from 12 to 6 p.m.! Dress in your very best Harry Potter costume or attire and join us for a day of all things POTTER, including Defense Against the Dark Arts Class, Wand Ceremony with Ollivander, a costume contest and Harry Potter crafts, games and prizes. Plus, no event is complete without FACE PAINTING! See store for details.

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

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!

St. Paul

Clearance Sale at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds
Join us for our 8th Annual Clearance Sale! Everything is $2 or less! Come to our Clearance Sale at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds Friday, October 7 through Sunday, October 9, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Grandstand. We’ll have hundreds of thousands of books, music, movies and more! Click here for details.

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.

U City

U City Tent Sale: Everything $3 or less!
Join us outside HPB U City on Friday, October 21 through Sunday, October 23 for a Tent Sale! All ages welcome. Tent Sale runs Friday – Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Everything is $3 or less (mostly less)! Books, music, movies and more. Sale at U City location only.

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.

Cleveland area

Clearance Sale at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds
Join us for a big selection with big savings!  Everything is $2 or less! Come to our Clearance Sale at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds on Friday and Saturday, October 21 & 22 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, October 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Stock up on as many books as you can carry, as well as music, movies and more. Restocking daily! Click here for details.

Columbus – Carriage Place  

Walk Your Dog Week
Walkies! In honor of Walk Your Dog Week, your Carriage Place HPB in Columbus will have water and dog treats available Saturday, October 1 – Wednesday, October 5. Let’s show Fido who’s a good boy. HPB is a pet-friendly company that welcomes friendly, obedient pets on leashes.

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.

Halloween Costume Contest
There’s spooky fun for everyone at your Carriage Place HPB in Columbus! All ages are invited to dress up for a Halloween Costume Contest on Monday, October 31, and enter to win a $15 HPB Gift Card. The winner will be notified on Tuesday, November 1.

Books For Treats
We’re putting the “boo” in books for our young readers at your Carriage Place HPB in Columbus on Monday, October 31. In the Books For Treats tradition, we’re giving a FREE pre-selected children’s book to each of our half-pint readers. See store for details.

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.

Columbus – West Lane

An Afternoon of Poetry
Half Price Books presents House of Toast Poets on Sunday, October 23, from 2 to 3 p.m., at your West Lane HPB in Columbus. Hear new work by audience favorites Charlene Fix, Fred Andrie, Jacquelin Smith, Jerry Roscoe, Linda Fuller-Smith and MJ Abell. Books available for purchase directly from the authors while supplies last. Space and seating is limited. Please arrive early.

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 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.

Reynoldsburg

Vinyl Fridays
Join us for an LP shopping spree! Get 20% off all vinyl on Fridays from 5 to 9 p.m. at your Reynoldsburg 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.

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. 

Sidewalk Sale!
Stop by your Westerville HPB for our Sidewalk Sale on Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2. We’ll have a selection of books, music and movies all at Clearance prices. Plus, get a free tote bag with a $30 pretax purchase while supplies last. Come rain or shine; we’ll see you there. Sale at your Westerville HPB 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

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.

Pittsburgh – Ross Township

Feed Those in Need Food Drive
Help feed those in need in our community. Throughout October, your Ross Township HPB will collect non-perishable food and personal care item donations for The North Hills Community Food Bank. Make a donation and enter a drawing for a $25 HPB Gift Card.

TEXAS

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 

Anthony Whitt Book Signing
Meet local author Anthony Whitt on Saturday, October 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your North Lamar HPB in Austin. Anthony will sell and sign the third installment of his Hard Land to Rule Western trilogy, Into the Hard Hills. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

James Harriss Book Signing
Meet local author James Harriss on Monday, October 10, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your North Lamar HPB in Austin. James will sell and sign his War novel Another Such Victory: An American Fable. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

Bridgette Billingsley Book Signing
Meet local author Bridgette Billingsley on Saturday, October 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. at your North Lamar HPB in Austin. Bridgette will sell and sign her Christian Living book Girl Frenz: Women’s Devotional in the Midst of a Storm. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.

The Liberal Rednecks Book Signing
Meet Trae Crowder, Corey Ryan Forrester and Drew Morgan, part of the three-man comedy group The Liberal Rednecks, at your North Lamar HPB in Austin on Saturday, October 22 from 5 to 6 p.m. Trae, Corey and Drew will sign copies of their new book The Liberal Redneck Manifesto: Draggin’ Dixie Outta the Dark. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items 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.

Candace Moore Book Signing
Meet international yoga instructor and entrepreneur Candace Moore at your North Lamar HPB in Austin on Saturday, November 5, at 2 p.m. Candace will discuss and sign her new book *Namaslay: Rock Your Yoga Practice, Tap Into Your Greatness, and Defy Your Limits*. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items 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.

Dan Poblocki Book Signing
Meet Young Adult Mystery and Horror author Dan Poblocki at your Southpark Meadows HPB in Austin on Monday, October 3 at 6 p.m. Dan will discuss and sign The Gathering, book one from his new multiplatform series Shadow House. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last.

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.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Clearance Sale at Dallas Market Hall
Join us for a fantastic sale! Everything is $2 or less! Come to our Clearance Sale at Dallas Market Hall on Friday and Saturday, September 30 & October 1 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More than 100,000 square feet of books, music, movies and more. Restocking daily! FREE parking and admission. The first 100 customers each day will receive a free HPB tote bag!* Click here for details.

HPB at Dallas Fan Days
Beam, teleport, fly or wrestle your way to Dallas Fan Days at the Irving Convention Center in Las Colinas. Look for the Half Price Books booth featuring Sci-Fi, Horror, Games, Comics, Graphic Novels and all things geeky and fun, Friday through Sunday, October 14 – 16. See you there! Click here for more details.

Corpus Christi

Meg Wolitzer Book Signing
Join us on Saturday, October 22, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Art Museum of South Texas for a reading, Q&A and book signing with Meg Wolitzer, part of the Corpus Christi Literary Reading Series. The reading will be followed by a question and answer period and an opportunity to have your book signed by the author. Selected titles by Meg Wolitzer are available for purchase at your Corpus Christi Half Price Books store prior to the reading and at the event. Click here for more details.

Dallas – Northwest Highway

Gene Luen Yang Book Signing
Meet award-winning graphic novelist and National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Gene Luen Yang at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Saturday, October 1 at 2 p.m. Gene will discuss and sign copies of the new second volume of Secret Coders, Paths & Portals. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last.

Dallas Unity String Orchestra Concert
Mark your calendars for a delightful evening of string music at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Saturday, October 1, from 7 to 9 p.m. The Dallas Unity String Orchestra is a voluntary organization comprised of amateur and professional level string musicians who perform classical/pops music. The concert is FREE and will be held in the Community Room at the Flagship. Be sure to check out our great variety of music CDs and vinyl.

Local Author Sundays
Join us each Sunday 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 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.

Lolly & YoYo Musical Storytime and Book Signing
Let’s Move! with high-energy children’s musical and fitness duo Lolly and YoYo! Join us at your Flagship HPB on Monday, October 3 at 4 p.m. for a musical storytime with Lolly Hopwood and YoYo Kusters. Plus, Lolly and YoYo will sign their new imaginative play board book Move! Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last.

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.

Free Family Movie Time
Looking for FREE family fun? Bring the kiddos for Family Movie Time at your Flagship HPB in Dallas. Join us on alternating Saturdays and Sundays in October from 4 – 6 p.m., for a family-friendly movie, complete with fresh popcorn. Mark your calendar for these Family Movie dates: Sundays, October 9 & 23 and Saturdays, October 15 & 29. See store for what’s playing this month.

Kay Honeyman Book Signing
Meet Young Adult author Kay Honeyman at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Saturday, October 15 at 2 p.m. Kay will discuss and sign copies of her new YA novel Interference. 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.

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.

Audubon Dallas Meeting and Presentation
Audubon Dallas, the local chapter of the Audubon National Society, meets at the Flagship HPB on the third Thursday of each month starting at 6:30 p.m. for social time and light refreshments, then at 7:00 p.m. for a Chapter Meeting followed by a 7:15 p.m. presentation. Meetings are FREE and open to the public.

Chris Garver Book Signing & Coloring Event
Meet professional tattoo artist and former Miami Ink star Chris Garver at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Friday, October 21 at 7 p.m. Chris will discuss, sign and color his new book Flash: Coloring in the Tattoo Style. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last. Join us for an evening of coloring and fun.

The Liberal Rednecks Book Signing
Meet Trae Crowder, Corey Ryan Forrester and Drew Morgan, part of the three-man comedy group The Liberal Rednecks, at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Saturday, October 22 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Trae, Corey and Drew will sign copies of their new book The Liberal Redneck Manifesto: Draggin’ Dixie Outta the Dark. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last.

John Sandford Book Signing
Meet New York Times bestselling author John Sandford at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Saturday, October 22 at 3 p.m. John will discuss and sign copies of his new Virgil Flowers Thriller Escape Clause. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last.

Free Family Movie Time
Looking for FREE family fun? Bring the kiddos for Family Movie Time at your Flagship HPB in Dallas. Join us on alternating Saturdays and Sundays in October from 4 – 6 p.m., for a family-friendly movie, complete with fresh popcorn. Mark your calendar for these Family Movie dates: Sundays, October 9 & 23 and Saturdays, October 15 & 29. See store for what’s playing this month.

Nicola Yoon Book Signing
Meet *New York Times* bestselling author Nicola Yoon at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Thursday, November 17 at 7 p.m. Nicola will discuss and sign copies of her new Young Adult novel *The Sun is Also a Star*, which is long listed for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last.

Tellabration! at HPB
The Dallas Storytellers Guild will host a Tellabration! at your Flagship HPB in Dallas on Saturday, November 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. All ages are invited for a family-fun evening of exciting stories told by master storytellers. Tellabration™ is a night of storytelling celebrated world-wide.

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.

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.

Nick Eatman Book Signing
Meet veteran Texas football writer and DallasCowboys.com beat writer Nick Eatman at your Frisco HPB on Tuesday, October 18 at 7 p.m. Nick will discuss and sign copies of his new book *Friday, Saturday, Sunday in Texas: A Year in the Life of Lone Star Football from High School to College to the Cowboys*. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last.

Houston – Kirkwood

Trick or Treat at HPB
It’s only treats at the Kirkwood HPB in Houston all day on Halloween Monday, October 31. Kids are invited to come by in costume for FREE sweet treats. No trick! And, adults are invited to enter our Candy Corn Guessing Game for a chance to win a $25 HPB Gift Card. The winner will be announced at 6 p.m.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pearland

Spooky Storytime & Costume Contest
Looking for FREE family-friendly Halloween fun? Dress in your favorite costume and join us at your Pearland HPB on Sunday, October 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. for an old-fashioned Halloween party with spooky storytelling, a costume contest, cookie decorating and plenty of treats. The best costume wins a $25 HPB Gift Card.

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.

Booktoberfest Sidewalk Sale
Get ready to stock up on books, CDs, DVDs and LPs during Booktoberfest at your Round Rock HPB! Our Fourth Annual Sidewalk Sale is Friday through Sunday, October 14 – 16. Everything in the Sidewalk Sale is marked $3 or less! In case of rain, the sale will be rescheduled to October 21 – 23.

San Antonio

Clearance Sale at San Antonio Event Center
Join us for a fantastic sale! Everything is $2 or less! Come to our Half Price Books Clearance Sale at the San Antonio Event Center on Friday and Saturday, October 21 & 22, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, October 23, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. We’ll have hundreds of thousands of books, music, movies and more! Restocking daily! Click here for details.

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

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.

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.

50% Off Everything Sale
Celebrate our store’s 3rd anniversary and save! Stock up on books, music, movies and games at your Olympia Half Price Books Outlet! Take an additional 50% OFF everything in store on Saturday, October 15. Offer good at Olympia HPB Outlet location only. Not valid on gift certificate purchases. All sales are final.

Book-or-Treat!
Shop our spooky selection of scares for kids and adults on Halloween Monday, October 31, at your Olympia HPB Outlet. Shop in costume and get a tasty treat plus a special discount on your purchase. Offer good at Olympia Half Price Books Outlet only. All sales are final.

Fill-a-Bag for $30
1 DAY ONLY! Your Olympia HPB Outlet is offering a special deal on Saturday, October 29. 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 HPB Outlet location only. All sales are final.

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.

Melissa Range Book Signing
Meet award-winning Wisconsin poet Melissa Range at your Appleton HPB on Tuesday, October 18 at 7 p.m. Melissa will discuss and sign copies of her new book Scriptorium: Poems, a collection of poems exploring questions of religious and linguistic authority from medieval England to contemporary Appalachia. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last.

East Madison

Melissa Range Book Signing
Meet award-winning Wisconsin poet Melissa Range at your East Madison HPB on Friday, October 21 at 7 p.m. Melissa will discuss and sign copies of her new book Scriptorium: Poems, a collection of poems exploring questions of religious and linguistic authority from medieval England to contemporary Appalachia. Books available for purchase as specially-priced new items while supplies last.

West Madison

ACT & SAT Tutor Talk
Text your high school students and tell them to meet you at your West Madison HPB on Thursday, October 6 at 6:30 p.m. Join us for a discussion with ACT and SAT tutor Kreigh Knerr about the strategies and secrets to test-taking. Kreigh will share some tips from his new book *Tips From the Top: A Tutor to the 1% Reveals His Tricks*. After the discussion, books will be available for purchase directly from the author while supplies last.

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