Local Store Events Round-Up: February 2017

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ARIZONA

Phoenix – Camelback

Mystery Lovers’ Weekend
Who: Your Camelback HPB in Phoenix. What: A Mystery Lovers’ Weekend. When: Friday, February 3 through Sunday, February 5. Where: Your Camelback HPB store. Why: Because who doesn’t love a good mystery? How: Buy a regularly-priced mystery hardcover and get a Gift Mystery Package, including two select paperback mysteries plus Mystery Trivia. See store for details.

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! Continue reading

Local Store Events Round-Up: January 2017

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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!

MLK Day Storytime
We’re honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a children’s storytime. Come to your Camelback HPB in Phoenix on Sunday, January 15, from 2 to 4 p.m., when we will read stories featuring Dr. King. Light refreshments will be available as well as a FREE pre-selected kid’s book while supplies last.

Dress Up Your Pet Day Offers
Your Camelback HPB in Phoenix is celebrating National Dress Up Your Pet Day on Wednesday, January 18. Shop with your pet for 10% off your ENTIRE purchase or bring in your dressed-up pet and get 20% off your ENTIRE purchase. HPB is a pet-friendly company that welcomes friendly, obedient pets on leashes. Offer cannot be used to purchase gift cards. Continue reading

Local Store Events Round-Up: December 2016

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ALL STORES

$5 Bonus Card with a $25 Gift Card Purchase
‘Tis the season to grab a gift card for the booklover on your shopping list and get a little something for yourself! Load an HPB Gift Card with $25 or more and get a $5 Bonus Card to use in store plus a special offer for HPB.com! Bring back your $5 card January 1 – 31 and save at your favorite HPB store. This bonus offer is valid for gift card purchases made in-store or online now through Saturday, December 24. Buy a gift card online and get free standard shipping. Sorry, but HPB Gift Cards, coupons and other discounts cannot be used at Half Price Books Outlets. Got questions about gift cards? Check out our FAQs or contact our Gift Card Customer Service.

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! Continue reading

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! Continue reading

Local Store Events Round-Up: September 2016

 

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ALL STORES

 20% Off Everything Sale!
Shop and save 20% off your entire purchase at your neighborhood Half Price Books store and online at HPB.com this Friday, September 2 through Monday, September 5. Stock up on great new and used books, music, movies and games for the whole family.

 

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!

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Local Store Events Round-Up: August 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

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.

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!

Fremont

HPB at Fremont Festival of the Arts
Look for the HPB booth at the Fremont Festival of the Arts in downtown Fremont on Saturday and Sunday, August 6 & 7, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. We’ll have coupons and free tote bags while supplies last. And, don’t forget to check out our store in The Fremont Hub.

Kent Evans & Zoombie Morgan Performances
Meet writer and performer Kent Evans along with music producer and guitarist Zoombie Morgan at your Fremont HPB on Saturday, August 13, from 2 to 3 p.m. Join us for a book reading/performance from these two members of the Bilingual Prog-Rock group Epic Fail. Kent and Zoombie are also promoting the release of the first Epic Fail single, “Dr. Gypsy”, featuring Carl Restivo.

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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. Continue reading

Local Store Events Round-Up: December

Looking for something to do in December? Check out some fun happenings at your neighborhood Half Price Books this month!

ALL STORES

$5 Bonus with $25 Gift Card

Now is the time to grab a gift card for the booklover in your life – plus one for yourself! Load an HPB Gift Card today with $25 or more and get a $5 bonus! Bring back your bonus card in January 2014 and save $5 at your favorite HPB retail location. This bonus offer is valid on gift card purchases made in stores and online now through Tuesday, December 24, 2013. Buy a gift card online and get free standard shipping. Sorry, but HPB Gift Cards, coupons and other discounts cannot be used online at Marketplace or at Half Price Books Outlet locations. Got questions about gift cards? Check out our FAQs or contact our Card Customer Service.

Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day

Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your neighborhood HPB store for the 4th annual Take your Child to a Bookstore Day on Saturday, December 7. Enter our world of books where you can find great new and used children’s books in a fully-stocked, kid-friendly children’s section. Pick up a free Bookworm coloring sheet for your little artists, too.

Get cash for your textbooks!

Is your semester over? Bring all your used textbooks and classroom reading to HPB for a competitive cash offer. We’ll buy them all, so you can make HPB your one stop for unloading all your school books. It’s that simple. Want to know more about selling to Half Price Books? Get the scoop on what to expect.

ARIZONA

Mesa

Storytime Sundays
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Mesa HPB for Storytime Sundays. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month. See you Dec. 1!

Phoenix – Paradise Valley

First Wednesday Comics Sale
Calling all comic lovers! HPB is the place to indulge your comic cravings. Stop by your Paradise Valley HPB on the first Wednesday of the month to get 20% off all single-issue comics. Offer good at this location only and does not include manga, graphic novels or bound collections. See you Dec. 4!

Second Saturday Storytime

Bring your half-pint readers in for a good tale with us from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. See you Dec. 14!

Vinyl Final Friday

Move to the groove while you shop! Join us on the last Friday of each month. Listen to classic tunes on vinyl and get 15% off all vinyl LPs from 7-10 p.m. at your Paradise Valley HPB. Offer good at this location only. See you Dec. 27!

CALIFORNIA

 Dublin

Feed the Hungry Food Drive

Help us reach out and help feed the hungry in our community this holiday season. Now through Tuesday, December 24, your Dublin HPB will be collecting canned food donations for the Alameda County Community Food Bank. Bring in 10 canned food items to donate and we’ll give you 10% off your entire purchase. Offer cannot be combined with any other discount or coupon or used to purchase gift cards. Discount good at the Dublin location only.

ILLINOIS

Bloomingdale Court

Humane Society Donation Drive

Your Bloomingdale HPB is currently collecting donations for the Naperville Area Humane Society through Tuesday, December 31. A list of needed items is available at the store or can be found online. HPB is a pet-friendly company that would like to thank you for your in-store donation with a 15% coupon. Plus, donators can sign up for our mailing list with a chance to win a $20 HPB Gift Card. Donations and coupon offer at this store only.

Countryside

Second Sunday Storytime

Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Countryside HPB for Storytime Sundays. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us at 3pm on the second Sunday of each month. 

Niles

Storytime Saturdays
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Niles HPB for Storytime Saturdays. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us every other Saturday at 3 p.m. Saturday dates are December 7 & 21.

Rockford – Half Price Books Outlet

Sunday Media Madness 
Stock up on movies, music and games at your American Plaza Half Price Books Outlet! Stop by for an additional 50% off all CDs, DVDs, LPs and Video Games each Sunday. Offer good at Half Price Books Outlet in Rockford, IL only and ends on December 16. 

Monday Clearance Box Sale 

Your American Plaza HPB Outlet wants to put a little spring in your step each Monday. Stop by any Monday and get an additional 50% off Clearance Boxes. Wow, that’s $10 for a whole box of books! Offer good at this location only. 

Big Brothers Big Sisters Donation Drive

Help support a successful mentoring program for kids ages 6 to 18. Your American Plaza Half Price Books Outlet is currently collecting donations for the Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Rockford through Tuesday, December 24. For each donation of a $1 or more you could receive a discount of up to 50% off your entire purchase. Limit of 2 discount cards per customer. Cannot be used to purchase gift certificates. Offer good at this location only. See store for details.

INDIANA

Avon

Retro Thursdays
Think it’s still cool to be old school? Stop by the Half Price Books in Avon every Thursday from 5-9 p.m. and get 20% off all vinyl, cassettes, comics, graphic novels and manga. Offer good at this location only.

Bloomington – Half Price Books Outlet

Vinyl Thursdays
Your Bloomington Half Price Books Outlet is having Buy One LP, Get One Free each Thursday. Thumb through our vast, cool selection of LPs, all priced at 50¢ or less. See store for details.

Local Art Sale 

Looking for uniquely creative holiday gifts? Local artist, Joanne Shank, will show and sell her art at your Half Price Books Outlet in Whitehall Crossing on Saturday, December 7, from noon to 5 p.m. Joanne will have art prints, photography, greeting cards and calendars for sale.

Hand-made Press Puzzles

Are you puzzling over what to get for that special someone this holiday season? Then come on in to your Whitehall Crossing Half Price Books Outlet. Marc Tschida of Press Puzzles will sell his hand-made wooden puzzles at our store on Saturday, December 21 from noon-5 p.m. Press Puzzles feature Bloomington art and culture images arranged in 24 to 220 pieces.

C.S. Marks Book Signing

Meet fantasy author, field biologist and avid horsewoman, C.S. Marks. Join us at your Whitehall Crossing Half Price Books Outlet on Saturday, December 14, noon-5pm, when Marks will sell and sign her books Elfhunter, Fire King and Fallen Embers.

 

Reverend Robert Lorimer Book Signing

Meet local author and retired minister the Reverend Robert E. Lorimer. Join us at your Whitehall Crossing Half Price Books Outlet on Sunday, December 22 at 2 pm, when Lorimer will sell and sign his book The Apocalypse to John the Apostle; The End of Our World and What Comes After. 

Fort Wayne

Comic Books Sale
Whamo! That’s right! Stop by the Fort Wayne location every Thursday and save an additional 20% off all comic books in store. Sale at the Fort Wayne HPB location only.

LP Day – Fridays 

Join us each Friday for LP Day. All LPs will be 20% off, with some of your favorite songs being played on the turn-table.

Greenwood

Comic Book Wednesdays
Every Wednesday, stop by our Greenwood store to get 20% off all single-issue comics, including clearance and collectible issues. Offer good at this location only.

Music Fridays

Looking for some soothing grooves or pounding beats to start your weekend? Stop by the Greenwood HPB every Friday to get 20% off all CDs, LPs, cassettes and 8-track tapes. Offer good at this location only.

Indianapolis – Clearwater Village

Comics Sale Wednesdays
Comic fans and collectors, don’t miss our weekly Comics Sale Wednesdays. Save 20% off comic books at our Clearwater Village HPB in Indianapolis, Indiana. Come back each week as we restock with new adventures in store! Sale excludes graphic novels and manga. Continues each Wednesday at this location until further notice. No superhero powers required.

Music Fridays

Looking for some soothing grooves or pounding beats to start your weekend? Stop by your Clearwater Village HPB every Friday to get 20% off all CDs, LPs, cassettes and 8-track tapes. Offer good at this location only.

Hans Cummings Book Signing

Meet fantasy author Hans Cummings at your Clearwater HPB. Join us this Friday, December 13 at 6pm when Hans will sell and sign his books including the Zack Jackson series, Iron Fists of Oroqs, Wings of Twilight and more.

Indianapolis – Northbrook/Greenbriar

First Friday Movie Mania
Listen up film fans! Shop us the first Friday of each month and save an additional 20% off all DVD/Blu-ray movies. Have fun with movie trivia contests throughout the day with a chance to win coupons or an HPB Gift Card. Listen to great movie soundtracks while you peruse our great DVD selection. Offer good at this location only. See you Dec. 6!

Retro Tuesdays

Listen up media aficionados! Join us each Tuesday and get 20% off all vinyl, cassettes, VHS, comics, manga, graphic novels and video games at our Northbrook/Greenbriar HPB in Indianapolis. Discount at this location only. No other discounts apply.

CD Thursdays

Looking for some soothing grooves or pounding beats to get through your week? Stop by your Northbrook/Greenbriar HPB every Thursday to get an additional 20% off all CDs! Offer good at this location only.

KENTUCKY

Florence

DVD Blowout

1-DAY ONLY! Your South Ohio HPBs are offering a special deal on Saturday, December 14. Buy one DVD and get one of equal or lesser value for half off. Stock up on your favorite movies for yourself or for holiday gifts. Offer good at South Ohio stores only.

Lexington – Fayette Place and Sir Barton Place

Vinyl Fridays
Move to the groove while you shop! Join us on the last Friday of each month. Listen to classic tunes on vinyl and get 20% off all vinyl LPs all day at both the Sir Barton Place and Fayette Place HPBs in Lexington. Discount at this location only. See you Dec. 27!

Lexington – Sir Barton Place

Last Saturday Storytime
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Sir Barton Place HPB for Storytime Saturday. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us from 2 to 3 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month. See you Dec. 28!

Louisville – Hurstbourne

Third Saturday Storytime
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. See you Dec. 21!

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.

Last Saturday Storytime

Stop by the Springhurst store on the last Saturday of the month from 2 to 4 p.m., where we’ll have stories, games, activities and snacks. See you Dec. 28!

MINNESOTA

Northtown

Kate DiCamillo Book Signing

New York Times bestselling children’s author, Kate DiCamillo, will sign and read from her latest book, Flora and Ulysses, at our Northtown HPB on Saturday, December 14 at 10 a.m. Kate is the recipient of the 2013 Kerlan Award and is a 2003 Newbery Medal winner along with many other literary honors. Copies of Flora and Ulysses are available for purchase as specially-priced new items. Quantities are limited. No pre-orders.

OHIO

South Ohio – Beavercreek, Hamilton, Kenwood – Cincinnati, Northgate – Cincinnati, Mason, Florence

DVD Blowout

1-DAY ONLY! Your South Ohio HPBs are offering a special deal on Saturday, December 14. Buy one DVD and get one of equal or lesser value for half off. Stock up on your favorite movies for yourself or for holiday gifts. Offer good at South Ohio stores only.

OKLAHOMA 

Edmond

Second Saturday Storytime
Enjoy a fun story with the folks at the Edmond HPB at 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. See you Dec. 14!

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, LPs, cassettes and 8-track tapes. Offer good at this location only.

Holiday Mad Science Spectacular

Mad Science is back! Come to your Edmond HPB on Saturday, December 14 at 2 p.m. for a Holiday Mad Science Spectacular. Children of all ages can explore the fun science of the holiday season.

Diana Mankin Phelps Book Signing

Meet Diana Mankin Phelps, mother of injured Iraqi War vet, Marine Cpl. Aaron P. Mankin. Diana will sell and sign her book, A Mother’s Side of War, at our Edmond HPB on Saturday, December 21 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. This tells the story of a mother’s love, devotion and faith in helping and healing her severely injured son. When one serves in the military, the whole family serves as well.

Santa Claus at Half Price Books

HPB is full of excitement because Santa Claus is coming to our store! In keeping with Christmastime traditions, Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick will be making appearances at your Edmond HPB. Bring the whole family for a memorable snapshot with Santa. Look for Santa to visit on Saturday, December 21, 1-2 p.m.

Oklahoma City – Penn Park

Diana Mankin Phelps Book Signing

Meet Diana Mankin Phelps, mother of injured Iraqi War vet, Marine Cpl. Aaron P. Mankin. Diana will sell and sign her book, A Mother’s Side of War, at our Penn Park HPB on Saturday, December 7 from 3 – 5 p.m. This tells the story of a mother’s love, devotion and faith in helping and healing her severely injured son. When one serves in the military, the whole family serves as well.

PENNSYLVANIA

Monroeville – Holiday Center

HPB at Steel City Con

Look for the HPB booth at Steel City Con from Friday – Sunday, December 6 – 8. HPB will sell books, toys, comics, games and more at the Monroeville Convention Center. See you there!

TEXAS 

Arlington – Lincoln Square

Luchana Heath Book Signing

Author and life coach, Luchana Heath will sell and sign her book, Aquafire, the Poetry, at our Lincoln Square HPB on Saturday, December 7, 2-4 p.m. This collection of poetry covers themes such as life, social media culture, the information age, and love using Free Verse, Cinquain and Haiku poetry formats.

Storytime Sunday

Stop by the Lincoln Square Half Price Books every Sunday at 2 p.m. for a fun tale. Recommended for kids ranging from infants to 6 years of age. Refreshments will be provided.

KSCS’ Hawkeye Book Signing

Come meet Mark Louis Rybczyk, a.k.a. Hawkeye , radio co-host of 96.3 KSCS’ morning show. Mark will sign his new mystery book, The Travis Club, at our Lincoln Square HPB store on Thursday, December 19, at 6 p.m. Copies of The Travis Club are available for purchase as specially-priced new items. Quantities are limited. No pre-orders.

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.

Storytime Sunday

Pack up your little readers and come to South Arlington HPB for a fun storytime. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us at 3 p.m. every Sunday afternoon. Recommended for kids ranging from 2 to 8 years of age.

Skippy Brown Book Signing 

Former bar owner turned volleyball coach and now author Skippy Brown, will sell and sign his tell-all collection of short stories, Skippy’s Mistake: A Book of Very Short Stories, at your South Arlington HPB on Saturday, December 7 from noon -2 pm. Brown’s book, co-authored with James Newton, tells tales of the now defunct Arlington bar, sand volleyball oasis and live music venue, Skippy’s Mistake. 

Austin- North Lamar

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

J. Patrick Rick Book Signing

Filmmaker and author J. Patrick Rick will sell and sign his book, The Abbey & Me; Renegades, Rednecks, Real Estate & Religion. The book is based on Rick’s documentary short film, The Novitiate. Join us at our North Lamar HPB this Saturday, December 14, starting at 11 am.

Burleson

Tuesday Night Specials
Stop by our Burleson location each Tuesday night from 7 to 9 p.m. for discount specials. Great savings may include 20% off DVDs or 30% off fiction hardcovers. You won’t know what’s on sale until you visit. Tuesday Night Specials valid at this location only. Ask in store for details.

College Station

Maggie Stevens Book Signing

Let’s talk turkey with author and child advocate, Maggie Stevens.  Ms. Stevens will sell and sign her new book, Tyler, the Texas Turkey, Volume II  at your College Station HPB on Saturday, December 14, at 10 am. Read about the adventures of the Wild Turkey family in their natural Texas Hill Country habitat. Fun and educational for preschoolers to first graders. Teachers are invited to participate in a raffle for the book.

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. See you Dec. 8!

Dallas – Northwest Highway

Comic Book Wednesdays
Pow! Comics just got cheaper! Half Price Books on Northwest Highway in Dallas, Texas will be reducing all regularly-priced comic books to the sale price of 50¢ each on Wednesdays only. Recurring each week on Wednesdays until further notice. Collectibles and bargain bundles excluded.

$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 $1.00 on Fridays only, until further notice. Offer valid at Northwest Highway location only.

Santa Claus at Half Price Books

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

Friday, Dec. 6:  5-9 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 7:  2-6 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 8:  1-5 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 13:  5-9 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 14:  1-5 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 15:  1-5 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 20: 5-9 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 21:  1-5 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 22:  1-5 p.m.

Storytime Sunday

Join us every Sunday from 1-2 p.m. for a story and special craft activity. Recommended for kids ages 10 and under.

Dallas Police Choir Holiday Performance

Who you gonna call when you need help with the holiday spirit? How about the Dallas Police Choir? They protect and serve and…sing! Come listen to the multi-talented A”Cop”pella choir at your Flagship HPB on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m.

KSCS’ Hawkeye Book Signing

Come meet Mark Louis Rybczyk, a.k.a. Hawkeye, radio co-host of 96.3 KSCS’ morning show. Mark will sign his new mystery book, The Travis Club at our Flagship HPB store < http://www.hpb.com/001.html > on Wednesday, December 18, at 6 p.m. Copies of The Travis Club are available for purchase as specially-priced new items. Quantities are limited. No pre-orders.

Animal Adoptions

Cute kitties and canine companions will visit our Flagship HPB on the third Saturday of each month from noon to 4 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. See you Dec. 21!

Holiday Ornament Sale

Looking for something unique to deck your halls? Come to our Flagship HPB in Dallas for our 4th Annual Employee-Crafted Ornament Sale. HPB bibliomaniacs from across the country have created handmade ornaments for this sale. All proceeds will benefit the North Texas Food Bank. Each dollar spent will provide three meals for hungry North Texans. Shop the Ornament Sale on Friday, December 13 from 5 to 9pm, Saturday, December 14 from 9am to 9pm and Sunday, December 15 from 9am until sold out.

Children’s Authors Storytime and Book Signing

Meet children’s book authors from TCU Press at a special Storytime Event. Join us at your Flagship HPB this Sunday, December 15 at 1pm when Alan Birkelbach (Smurglets are Everywhere), Leslie Gordon (The Homeless Christmas Tree), Karla Morton (Hometown, Texas) and Patricia Vermillion (Texas Chili? Oh My!) will read excerpts and sign their books. Copies of these titlesare available for purchase as specially-priced new items. Quantities are limited. No pre-orders..

Dallas – Preston Village

Storytime Sunday
Join us for storytime from 3 to 4 p.m. every Sunday afternoon.

Garland

Bob May Book Signing

Local author Bob May will sell and sign his book, The Best Season – The First Ninety Games: Honoring Black Ball Through Baseball Board Game Simulation, a book that highlights the great players from early baseball’s Negro Leagues. Join us at your Garland HPB on Saturday, December 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Fort Worth – Hulen

Lauren Plaskonos Book Signing

Lauren Plaskonos will sell and sign her new book, Golden Horn, Silver Hooves, at your Hulen/Remington Park HPB on Saturday, Dec. 21 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. This is a richly illustrated poem written in old English verse about a unicorn in the whimsical place, Wycombe-on-the-Rye.

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. See you Dec. 17!

Humble

HPB Humble Book Club
Looking to expand your reading pleasure? Join the discussion at our HPB Humble Book Club. We meet the first Monday of each month from 7:30 to 9 p.m.
December 2: The Sparrow, by Mary Doria Russell

Storytime Wednesday

Bring the kids for a children’s storytime every Wednesday from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Snacks will be provided. Recommended for kids ages 1 to 6.

First Thursdays Poetry Nights

Are you looking for rhyme and reason? Come to your Humble HPB on the first Thursday evening each month from 7 to 9 p.m. for Poetry Night. See you Dec. 5!

Led by Students, for Students
Recite a favorite or share your own
First Thursday of the Month is spent
Together, not alone

Mesquite

Storytime Sunday
Pack up your kiddos and visit our store in Mesquite every Sunday for Storytime and Crafts. Sit down and enjoy a good tale and free activity with us from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Readers and arts-and-crafts lovers of all ages are welcome.

Plano

Rachel Caine Book Signing

New York Times bestselling author, Rachel Caine will discuss and sign her book, Daylighters: The Morganville Vampires, at your Plano HPB on Friday, December 13, at 6 p.m. This is the final book in The Morganville Vampires series where Claire and her friends return to the small Texas town of Morganville. Attendees can enter a raffle for the Prince of Shadows Gift Box which includes an Advance Reader Copy of Rachel Caine’s Prince of Shadows, a copy of Romeo and Juliet, the play, a quill pen, a Prince of Shadows bookmark, a beautiful Paperblank personal journal, collectible Romeo and Juliet postcards, a pouch of dark chocolate coins and an $25 HPB Gift Card, all in a wooden faux-book box. Must be present to win. Copies of  Daylighters: The Morganville Vampires are available for purchase as specially-priced new items. Quantities are limited. No pre-orders.

Storytime Sunday

Our Plano store will share a fun story with the kiddos each Sunday at 2 p.m.

Rockwall

Storytime Sunday
Visit us in Rockwall each Sunday at 3 p.m. for storytime. Stick around and get crafty with us with a new activity for kids each week. Storytime recommended for kids ranging from preschoolers to 5th graders.

Round Rock

J. Patrick Rick Book Signing

Filmmaker and author J. Patrick Rick will sell and sign his book, The Abbey & Me; Renegades, Rednecks, Real Estate & Religion. The book is based on Rick’s documentary short film, The Novitiate. Join us at our Round Rock HPB this Saturday, December 21, starting at 11 am.

WASHINGTON

Everett

Mike “The Gasman” Gastineau Book Signing

Come meet Mike Gastineau, a.k.a. The Gasman, former radio host at KJR Radio. Mike will sign and discuss his new sports book, Sounders FC: Authentic Masterpiece, at our Everett HPB store on Wednesday, December 11, at 7pm. Copies of Sounders FC: Authentic Masterpiece are available for purchase as specially-priced new items. Quantities are limited. No pre-orders..

Lynnwood

Storytime Sunday
Bring the kiddos to the Lynnwood HPB for storytime from 1 to 2 p.m. every Sunday.

Olympia – Half Price Books Outlet

Dollar CD Blowout Sale

1-DAY ONLY! Your Cooper Point Pavilion Half Price Books Outlet is offering a special deal on Monday, December 9. ALL CDs are $1. Stock up on your favorite music for yourself or for holiday gifts. Offer good at Half Price Books Outlet in Olympia, WA. only

Get $5 Off $20

We’re here to help with those last minute gifts and save you money, too. Your Cooper Point Pavilion Half Price Books Outlet is offering a special deal on Saturday and Sunday, December 21 & 22. Spend $20 or more and get an additional $5 OFF! Shop our thousands of books, CDs, DVDs and more, all at $10 or less. A minimum pre-tax purchase of $20 required to receive discount.

Redmond

Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day Storytime

Your Redmond HPB will be celebrating the 4th annual Take your Child to a Bookstore Day with a special storytime. Pack up your half-pint readers and join us on Saturday, December 7, at 1pm as we read How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Light refreshments will be provided.

WISCONSIN

Appleton

Vinyl Fridays
Get 20% off all 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.

Friday Poetry Readings

Do you love rhymes? Verse? Poetry?
Then drop by your Appleton HPB.
Where at 7 p.m. every Friday night
It’s poetry that our Bibliomaniacs recite.
Whether it’s free verse that’s your style,
Or its rhymes that always make you smile,
We’ve got a poem just waiting for you,
Even if what you love is haiku.

Madison – Essex Square

Friday Music Madness
Looking for some soothing grooves or pounding beats to start your weekend? Stop by your Essex Square HPB every Friday evening, from 7-10 p.m., to get an additional 20% off all CDs, LPs, 45s and cassettes. Offer good at this location only.

Whitney Way

Wednesday Music Madness
Looking for some soothing grooves or pounding beats to make your week? Stop by your Whitney Way HPB on the West Side every Wednesday evening, from 7-10 p.m., to get an additional 20% off all CDs, LPs, 45s and cassettes. Offer good at this location only.

 

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As always, be sure to check your local store’s webpage to see if anything has been added throughout the month.

-Emily

Local Store Events Round-Up: September

Looking for something to do in September? Check out some fun happenings at your neighborhood Half Price Books this month!

All Stores

Become a Dork Do-Gooder at HPB

Do you spend your days wanting to be more like Nikki Maxwell of the Dork Diaries? If so, then stop by your local HPB and pick up a Dork Do-Gooder Day Official Participation Sheet. Kids who complete 5 Do-Gooder activities before October 1 can bring back their participation sheet (signed by a parent or guardian, of course) for a special Dork Do-Gooder Day celebration on Tuesday, October 1. See store for details. 

Authors Writing Competition

Call for entries! The Shelf Unbound Writing Competition for Best Independently Published Book sponsored by Half Price Books is looking for self-published and/or small press books. The top five books will receive editorial coverage in the December/January 2014 issue of Shelf Unbound book review magazine. Plus, the winning book will be stocked in all Half Price Books retail stores in 16 states. The deadline for entry is midnight on October 1, 2013. Get details here.

ARIZONA

Phoenix – Camelback

HPB Crafty Hour

Looking for some crafting fun? Pick up your BFF or your new school friend and come to your Camelback HPB as we make friendship bracelets. No experience necessary. All supplies will be provided. Join us on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 2-3 p.m.

Storytime Sunday

Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Camelback HPB for Storytime Sunday. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us from 2 to 3 p.m. on Sept. 15. Coloring activities and light refreshments provided.

Phoenix – Paradise Valley

Second Saturday Storytime

Bring your half-pint readers in for a good tale with us from 2:30 to 3:30 pm on the second Saturday of each month. See you Sept. 14!

Vinyl Final Friday

Join us on the last Friday of each month to listen to classic tunes on vinyl and get 15% off all vinyl LPs from 7-10 p.m. at your Paradise Valley HPB. Offer good at this location only. See you Sept. 27!

INDIANA

Avon

Retro Thursdays

Think it’s still cool to be old school? Stop by the Half Price Books in Avon every Thursday from 5-9 p.m. and get 20% off all vinyl, cassettes, comics, graphic novels and manga. Offer good at this location only.

Bloomington – Half Price Books Outlet

Vinyl Thursdays

Your Bloomington Half Price Books Outlet is having Buy One LP, Get One Free each Thursday. Thumb through our vast, cool selection of LPs, all priced at 50¢ or less. See store for details.

Labyrinth Lord and Board Game Night

We’re staying open late to roll the dice at your Bloomington HPB Outlet. Join us late night Friday, September 27, from 9-11:30 pm, for board games or sign up for the role-playing game, Labyrinth Lord. Special thanks to The Game Preserve for the board games. Want more? Stick around for a chance to win HPB Outlet Gift Certficates.

Children’s and Young Adult Book Sale

2-DAYS ONLY! Your Half Price Books Outlet in Bloomington is offering a special deal on Saturday and Sunday, September 28-29. All Children’s and Young Adult books are 50% off. Plus, bring in your young artist for a coloring contest and a chance to win a $25 gift certificate. Contest for kids age 12 and under. Offer good at Half Price Books Outlet in Bloomington, IN only.

Fort Wayne

Comic Books Sale

Whamo! That’s right! Stop by the Fort Wayne location every Thursday and save an additional 20% off all comic books in store. Sale at the Fort Wayne HPB location only.

LP Day – Fridays 

Join us each Friday for LP Day. All LPs will be 20% off, with some of your favorite songs being played on the turn-table.

Greenwood

Comic Book Wednesdays

Every Wednesday, stop by our Greenwood store to get 20% off all single-issue comics, including clearance and collectible issues. Offer good at this location only.

Music Fridays

Looking for some soothing grooves or pounding beats to start your weekend? Stop by the Greenwood HPB every Friday to get 20% off all CDs, LPs, cassettes and 8-track tapes. Offer good at this location only.

DVD Weekend Sale

Looking for some great couch-worthy entertainment? From Friday through Sunday, September 27-29, your Greenwood Shoppes HPB will have an additional 25% off all DVDs and Blu-rays. Wow! Start popping the popcorn and order the pizza. Sale at this location only.

Indianapolis – Clearwater Village

Comics Sale Wednesdays

Comic fans and collectors, don’t miss our weekly Comics Sale Wednesdays. Save 20% off comic books at our Clearwater Village HPB in Indianapolis, Indiana. Come back each week as we restock with new adventures in store! Sale excludes graphic novels and manga. Continues each Wednesday at this location until further notice. No superhero powers required.

Music Fridays

Looking for some soothing grooves or pounding beats to start your weekend? Stop by your Clearwater Village HPB every Friday to get 20% off all CDs, LPs, cassettes and 8-track tapes. Offer good at this location only.

A Man Without a Country, Signed

Your Clearwater Village HPB has an inscribed copy of A Man Without a Country, by Indianapolis native, Kurt Vonnegut. This 2005 hardback is inscribed “Dear Hoosier, Love, Kurt Vonnegut.” The book is a collection of short essays covering a variety of topics from humor to modern American society in classic Vonnegut fashion. Almost a memoir, the book was his last published before his death in 2007. See store for details.

Indianapolis – Northbrook/Greenbriar

Retro Tuesdays

Listen up media aficionados! Join us each Tuesday and get 20% off all vinyl, cassettes, VHS, comics, manga, graphic novels and video games at our Northbrook/Greenbriar HPB in Indianapolis. Discount at this location only. No other discounts apply.

CD Thursdays

Looking for some soothing grooves or pounding beats to get through your week? Stop by your Northbrook/Greenbriar HPB every Thursday to get an additional 20% off all CDs! Offer good at this location only.

First Friday Movie Mania

Listen up film fans! Shop us the first Friday of each month and save an additional 20% off all DVD/Blu-ray movies. Have fun with movie trivia contests throughout the day with a chance to win coupons or an HPB Gift Card. Listen to great movie soundtracks while you peruse our great DVD selection. Offer good at this location only. See you Sept. 6!

Music Fridays

Looking for some soothing grooves or pounding beats to start your weekend? Stop by the Greenwood HPB every Friday to get 20% off all CDs, LPs, cassettes and 8-track tapes. Offer good at this location only.

KENTUCKY

 

LexingtonFayette Place and Sir Barton Place

Vinyl Fridays

Move to the groove while you shop! Join us on the last Friday of each month. Listen to classic tunes on vinyl and get 20% off all vinyl LPs all day at both the Sir Barton Place and Fayette Place HPBs in Lexington. Discount at this location only. See you Sept. 27!

Lexington – Sir Barton Place

Last Saturday Storytime

Pack up your half-pint readers and come to your Sir Barton Place HPB for Storytime Saturday. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us from 2 to 3 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month. See you Sept. 28!

Louisville – Hurstbourne

Third Saturday Storytime

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. See you Sept. 21!

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.

Last Saturday Storytime

Stop by the Springhurst store on the last Saturday of the month from 2 to 4 p.m., where we’ll have stories, games, activities and snacks. See you Sept. 28!

MISSOURI

Independence

Live remote with KCKC 102.1 FM!

Come on down and check out The Alice 102 live radio remote at our Independence Great Opening! This Saturday, from 10am to noon.

OHIO

Cincinnati

Clearance Sale at the Sharonville Convention Center

Big location, big selection, big savings! Everything will be $2 or less! Come to our 1st Annual Clearance Sale at the Sharonville Convention Center on Friday & Saturday, September 20 & 21, from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., & Sunday, September 22 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. in the Big Exhibit Hall. We’ll have hundreds of thousands of books, music and movies! 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! Snack bar and FREE parking available.

Accepted Tender: Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover. We are sorry, but we are unable to accept coupons, other discounts or gift cards at the clearance sale. All sales are final. *Limit one tote bag per person, 16 years of age and up. Offer valid Friday, September 20 through Sunday, September 22 at Clearance Sale only.

Mason

Storytime Tuesday

Sit down for a good tale each Tuesday from 11 a.m. to noon at our Mason Half Price Books.

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, LPs, cassettes and 8-track tapes. Offer good at this location only.

Second Saturday Storytime

Enjoy a fun story with the folks at the Edmond HPB at 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. See you Sept. 14!

Penn Park

Blind Date with a Book

Your Penn Park HPB is capping off Literacy Month with “Blind Date with a Book”. Join us on Friday, September 27, from 4-9pm, to see if you’ve found your perfect literary match. Sign up for our mailing list and pick a book based on a brief description. Remember, you can’t judge a book by its cover. Also accepting donations for the OKC Literacy Coalition.

TEXAS 

Arlington – Lincoln Square

Storytime Sunday

Stop by the Lincoln Square Half Price Books every Sunday at 2 p.m. for a fun tale. Recommended for kids ranging from infants to 6 years of age. Refreshments will be provided.

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.

Storytime Sunday

Pack up your little readers and come to South Arlington HPB for a fun storytime. Sit down and enjoy a good tale with us at 3 p.m. every Sunday afternoon. Recommended for kids ranging from 2 to 8 years of age.

Burleson

Tuesday Night Specials

Stop by our Burleson location each Tuesday night from 7 to 9 p.m. for discount specials. Great savings may include 20% off DVDs or 30% off fiction hardcovers. You won’t know what’s on sale until you visit. Tuesday Night Specials valid at this location only. Ask in 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. See you Sept. 8!

Dallas – Northwest Highway

The Steampunk Omnibus

The Seadog Slam presents The Magnificent and Stupendous Steam Powered Omnibus of Art, Science and Knowledge at your Flagship HPB. Celebrate the culture of steampunk with a living gazette of poetry and literature, fine arts, gears and gadgets, music, manners, and more. You are invited to dress in your finest steampunk garb and enjoy the experience on the first Wednesday of the month, this Summer, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. See you Sept. 4!

Comic Book Wednesdays

Pow! Comics just got cheaper! Half Price Books on Northwest Highway in Dallas, Texas will be reducing all regularly-priced comic books to the sale price of 50¢ each on Wednesdays only. Recurring each week on Wednesdays until further notice. Collectibles and bargain bundles excluded.

$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 $1.00 on Fridays only, until further notice. Offer valid at Northwest Highway location only.

Storytime Sunday

Join us every Sunday from 1-2 p.m. for a story and special craft activity. Recommended for kids ages 10 and under.

Pirate Poetry with Seadog Slam

Avast me buckos! Dock yer jollyboat at your Flagship HPB as The Seadog Slam presents an evening of Pirate Poetry and Tales of the Sea on the third Wednesday of each month this Summer. And if ye be a pirate too, perhaps ye will be persuaded to read yer poems as well. Join us Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.!

Animal Adoptions

Cute kitties and canine companions will visit our Flagship HPB on the third Saturday of each month from noon to 4 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. See you Sept. 21!

Maggie Stiefvater Book Signing

New York Times bestselling young adult novelist, Maggie Stiefvater, will be at our Flagship HPB to sign and discuss her new book, The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle #2), due out Tuesday, September 17. Come meet Maggie and have your book signed on Wednesday, September 25 at 7 p.m. Hardback copies available for purchase as specially-priced new item.

Dallas – Preston Village

Storytime Sunday

Join us for storytime from 3 to 4 p.m. every Sunday afternoon.

Garland

A’Mera Frieman Book Signing

Author, A’Mera Frieman, will sell and sign her novel, Breaking the Line: Victoria’s Beginning at your Garland HPB on Saturday, September 21 from 1-4 pm. Frieman’s book tells the story of a biracial child, Victoria, rejected by her parents and raised by her aunts. Victoria struggles with her family and how to keep on the right path.

Diamond Wilson Book Signing

Local author Diamond Wilson, will sell and sign her novel, The Caves of Qumran, at your Garland HPB on Saturday, September 28 from 1-3 pm. Wilson’s book tells a historical mystery adventure centering around the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Book of Esther.

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. See you Sept. 17!

Humble

Storytime Wednesday

Bring the kids for a children’s storytime every Wednesday from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Snacks will be provided. Recommended for kids ages 1 to 6.

First Thursdays Poetry Nights

Are you looking for rhyme and reason? Come to your Humble HPB on the first Thursday evening each month from 7 to 9 p.m. for Poetry Night. See you Sept. 5!

Led by Students, for Students

Recite a favorite or share your own

First Thursday of the Month is spent

Together, not alone

Mesquite

Storytime Sunday

Pack up your kiddos and visit our store in Mesquite every Sunday for Storytime and Crafts. Sit down and enjoy a good tale and free activity with us from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Readers and arts-and-crafts lovers of all ages are welcome.

Plano

Storytime Sunday

Our new Plano store will share a fun story with the kiddos each Sunday at 2 p.m.

Rockwall

Storytime Sunday

Visit us in Rockwall each Sunday at 3 p.m. for storytime. Stick around and get crafty with us with a new activity for kids each week. Storytime recommended for kids ranging from pre-schoolers to 5th graders.

Round Rock

4 Day Sidewalk Sale

Join us at your Round Rock HPB for a 4 day Sidewalk Sale starting this Friday through Monday, September 30. We’ll have lots of items marked $3 or less. Sale at our Round Rock store only.

WASHINGTON

Lynnwood

Storytime Sunday

Bring the kiddos to the Lynnwood HPB for storytime from 1 to 2 p.m. every Sunday.

Olympia-Half Price Books Outlet

Now Hiring

Our new Olympia Half Price Books Outlet will be hosting a Hiring Day on Friday, September 27, from 10am to 6pm. The store is now accepting applications for temporary positions including full time management and part time booksellers. Applicants should have good customer service work experience. Go to http://www.hpb.com/jobs/ to apply or download an application. 

WISCONSIN 

Appleton

Vinyl Fridays

Get 20% off all 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.

Friday Poetry Readings

Do you love rhymes? Verse? Poetry?

Then drop by your Appleton HPB.

Where at 7 p.m. every Friday night

It’s poetry that our Bibliomaniacs recite.

Whether it’s free verse that’s your style,

Or its rhymes that always make you smile,

We’ve got a poem just waiting for you,

Even if what you love is haiku.

Madison

Friday Music Madness
Looking for some soothing grooves or pounding beats to start your weekend? Stop by your Essex Square HPB every Friday evening, from 7-10pm, to get an additional 20% off all CDs, LPs, 45s and cassettes. Offer good at this location only.

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As always, be sure to check your local store’s webpage to see if anything has been added throughout the month.

-Emily

What’s happening at your local HPB? January Events Round-Up

Hi gang –

Hope everyone enjoyed the holidays!  Have you thought about the New Year’s resolutions you’re going to make?  If you haven’t, perhaps you should consider spending more time at your favorite bookstore, Half Price Books.

Check out some of the fun things you can do at some of our locations this month.

Huebner Road – San Antonio

Storytime Sunday
Pack up your half-pint readers and come to the Huebner Road HPB the first Sunday of every month for Storytime Sunday at 2 p.m. Join our staff for a reading of one of our favorite children’s books, geared toward booklovers ages 2-8.

Beavercreek, OH; Kenwood Galleria – Cincinnati; Hamilton, OH, Mason, OH, Northgate – Cincinnati and Florence, KY

Vinyl Fridays
Join us for an LP shopping spree! Get 20% off all vinyl on Friday, January 27 from 7 to 9 p.m.  All LPs discounted each Friday night at Beavercreek, Kenwood Galleria, Hamilton, Mason and Northgate locations in Ohio and Florence in Kentucky the last Friday of every month until further notice.

Frisco, TX

Storytime Sundays with Jennifer Campbell
Looking for a diversion for the kids? Stop by the Frisco HPB at 1 p.m. each Sunday during January for a special storytime hour with Jennifer Campbell and her puppet, Princess Penelope the Dragon. You may have met Penelope before at the Frisco Public Library and now she’s making new friends at Half Price Books. Recommended for kids ages 3 to 10.

Courtesy of the Fairfield Echo Mason, OH; Kenwood Galleria- Cincinnati; Florence, KY

Dog Days at Half Price Books

Join us at 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 a loveable pet.  Presented in partnership with the Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati.

  • Sunday, Jan. 1, 2-3 p.m., George, the Labrador Retriever, Kenwood Galleria
  • Sunday, Jan. 8, 3-4 p.m., Bella the Pug, Mason
  • Saturday, Jan. 21, 3-4 p.m., Nico the Great Pyrenees, Florence
  • Sunday, Feb. 5, 2-3 p.m., Lexi the Collie-Lab, Kenwood Galleria

As always, be sure to check your local store’s webpage to see if anything has been added throughout the month.

 – Emily