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: November 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.

Booksgiving Day Celebration
Join us at your local HPB on Booksgiving Day, Saturday, November 19 at 2 p.m., for a special storytime. Every child who attends will receive a FREE new book to take home. Limit one preselected new book per child while supplies last. Let’s work together to give the gift of reading to every child in every home. Plus, for every book purchased online at HPB.com on Saturday, November 19, Half Price Books will donate a book to the nonprofit organization Feed the Children. Booksgiving Day is part of the Half Price Books Million Book Donation Project. 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: June 2016

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Summer Reading Program
Research shows that children who do not continue reading through the summer can lose a month or more of progress made during the school year. To help keep appetites up for reading, Half Price Books is hosting the FEED YOUR BRAIN® Summer Reading Program Wednesday, June 1 – Sunday, July 31, 2016. Kids preschool through high school age can earn $5 HPB Bookworm Bucks as a reward for reading over the summer. Learn more.

Biggest Storytime of the Summer
Join us in store on Sunday, June 5 at 2 pm as we kick off our FEED YOUR BRAIN® Summer Reading Program. Kids of all ages are invited for the Biggest Storytime of the Summer, as we celebrate reading and family literacy with this nationwide read-in event.

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! Continue reading

Local Store Events Round-Up: May 2016

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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: 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

Local Store Events Round-Up: July

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

PLEASE NOTE! Many of our stores are closing early on July 4th, so be sure to check your local store’s webpage before heading out to do some Independence Day book shopping.

All Stores 


FEED YOUR BRAIN® Summer Reading Program

There’s still time to participate in FEED YOUR BRAIN! Research shows that children who do not continue reading through the summer can lose a month or more of progress made during the school year. To help keep appetites up for reading, Half Price Books is hosting the FEED YOUR BRAIN® Summer Reading Program now through Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Kids ages 14 and under can earn 5 HPB Bookworm Bucks as a reward for reading over the summer. Pick up a reading log at your local HPB today. Get started and learn more about Top Reader Prizes.

7 Days of Summer Savings

Attention: HPB Mailing List subscribers! Check your mailboxes for fantastic coupons good for 20% to 50% off any single item in store Sunday, July 7 through Saturday, July 13. If you’re not on the HPB Mailing List, it’s not too late! Subscribe to the HPB Email List today online and get your own store coupons to use at any Half Price Books retail location. Coupons not valid online or at HPB Outlet. See coupons for details.

Pearland, Texas

Video Game Night

Join us on Thursday, June 27, from 7-9 p.m. for Video Game Night at your Pearland HPB. Here’s your chance to play and compete for a $10 HPB Gift Card. Everyone’s a winner with 10% off all games and accessories during this event. Offer good at this store only.

North Oaks – Houston

Saturday Sidewalk Sale

Come to your North Oaks HPB for a Sidewalk Sale on June 29. Look for fiction and nonfiction books, plus DVDs for $3 or less, Young Adult books for $1 or less, and comics for 25¢. Sale at North Oaks location only.

Oklahoma

HPB at SoonerCon 22

Trek, transport, teleport or beam yourself up to the Reed Conference Center in Midwest City. Look for the HPB booth at SoonerCon from Friday, June 28 to Sunday, June 30, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. We’ll have manga, RPG books and more. Plus, free tote bags while supplies last. See you there!

Louisville, KY – 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.

Mesa, AZ

Trivia Tuesdays

Do you like to trifle with the trivial? Pop in and test your trivia knowledge at your Mesa HPB on Tuesdays this summer. Answer three literary/pop culture questions correctly and enter to win a $10 HPB Gift Card! One entry per customer, one winner chosen each week, and need not be present to win. Offer at this location only.

Drive-In Movies at the Bookstore

July marks the 66th anniversary of the Roswell UFO incident. In recognition of this, your Mesa HPB is offering free Drive-In Movies at the Bookstore. Join us on Family Friendly Friday, July 19, for E.T. or check out Classic Sci-Fi Saturday, July 20, for War of the Worlds. Movies start at 7:30 p.m. Tinfoil hats are optional.

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 July 3!

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 from 7:30-9:30 pm on July 17!

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 July 20!

Apple Valley, MN

Apple Valley Freedom Day Parade

Look for BW, the HPB bookworm, along with HPB bibliomaniacs at the annual Apple Valley Fourth of July Parade. We’ll have Summer Savings coupons while supplies last. The fun starts at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 4. See you there!

LexingtonFayette Place and Sir Barton Place

Bluegrass Music, Live!

Your Fayette Place and Sir Barton Place HPBs have free, live, Bluegrass music this summer. Our music on the patio will feature the smooth pickin’ and sweet twang of The Blue Dawg Trio. Also, be sure to check out our music section for CDs, LPs, sheet music and more!

Bluegrass on alternating Saturdays from 2-4 p.m.:

  • At Sir Barton Place on July 6 and 20
  • At Fayette Place on July 13 and 27

Algonquin, Ill.

HPB at Summer Cruise Nights

Hop in your rod & wheels and cruise on down to the Sonic Drive-In for Summer Cruise Nights on Tuesday, July 9 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Keep your peepers peeled for the HPB booth where you can score a nifty tote bag and coupons.

Houston – North Oaks, Humble, TX

Book Signing with George W. Padgett

Local Author George Wright Padgett will sell and sign his book, Spindown at your North Oaks HPB on Saturday, July 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and at your Humble HPB from 4 to 6 p.m. This sci-fi novel explores sociological themes set against the backdrop of a mining community on Jupiter’s moon, Ganymede.

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 July 16!

Humble, TX

 

Live Music with Karyna Micaela & Zach Balch

Come to your Humble HPB for a free live performance by singer/songwriters Karyna Micaela and Zach Balch. Come hear their jazz-infused pop sound as part of their summer tour, On the Good Road, on Saturday, July 20, from noon -1:30 p.m.

Southern Saturday

Join us at your HPB Humble store and meet southern writer Melinda McGuire on Saturday, July 27, from 1 to 3 p.m. Ms. McGuire will be selling and signing the second installment of the Nelson and Cora saga.

Garland, TX

Book Signing with Regina Stone Matthews

Local author Regina Stone Matthews will sell and sign her latest children’s book, Detective! Elizabeth Marie Hutchinson-When I Dream at your Garland HPB on Saturday, July 20 from 1-3 p.m. Hear about Elizabeth’s latest journey as she and her friends try to catch the Wilson Middle School thief and learn the importance of community and helping others.

Penn Park – Oklahoma City

Book Signing with Jessie Duncan

 Local author Jessie Duncan will sell and sign her fantasy book, Dragon Enchanters: The Irish Princesses at your Penn Park HPB on Saturday, July 20 from 3-4 p.m. Come hear about the five disobedient princesses who are sent back to protect the world from power hungry gods.

Mason, Ohio

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 this Summer to Cooper, the Border Collie Mix, on the third Sunday of the month from 1 to 2 p.m. See you July 21! Presented in partnership with Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati.

Storytime – Multiple Locations

Many of our stores have weekly or monthly storytimes. Check out this month’s listings:

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

Lincoln Square – Arlington, TX – 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.

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

Mesquite, TX 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.

Rockwall, TXVisit us in Rockwall each Sunday at 3 p.m. for a fun story. 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.

South Arlington, TXPack 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.

Preston Village – DallasJoin us for storytime from 3 to 4 p.m. every Sunday afternoon.

Lynnwood, WA – Bring the kiddos to the Lynnwood HPB for storytime from 3 to 4 p.m. every Sunday.

Mesa, AZ – Our Mesa bibliomaniacs will tell you a tale at Storytime Sunday on the first Sunday of each month from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. See you July 7!

Heubner Road – San Antonio – Stop by the first Sunday of every month for Storytime Sunday, where our staff will read one of our favorite children’s books, geared toward booklovers ages 2-8. See you July 7!

Camelback – Phoenix, AZ – Stop by our Camelback store for a special storytime on Sunday, July 14 from 2-3 p.m. Coloring activities and light refreshments will be provided.

Corpus Christi, TX 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 July 14!

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

Humble, TX – 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.

Edmond, OK – Enjoy a fun story with the folks at the Edmond HPB at 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. See you July 13!

Paradise Valley – Phoenix – 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 July 13!

Hurstbourne – Louisville, KYBring 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 July 20!

Springhurst/Freys Hill – Louisville, KYStop 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 July 27!

Sir Barton Place, Lexington, KY – 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 July 27!

Special Sales – Multiple Locations

Seattle

Summer Warehouse Sale

HPB prices just got better. Join us for a fantastic book sale at our Washington Warehouse, on Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Everything will be $3 or less Saturday with prices dropping to $1 or less on Sunday. Merchandise will be restocked Sunday. You can find our Warehouse Sale just north of 85th on the west side of Greenwood Avenue in Seattle. Get there early for the best selection and fill your shelves with great books, movies and music at great prices.

St. Paul, MN

Everything $3 or less at St. Paul Tent Sale

As part of Highland Fest, join us just outside the St. Paul Half Price Books store on Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21 for a Tent Sale for people of all ages! Tent Sale runs 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, and 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Sunday. Everything will be $3 or less (mostly less)! Hardbacks and paperbacks, fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, music, movies, games and more. Sale at St. Paul location only.

Burleson, Texas

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.

Pearland, Texas

Twofer Tuesdays Pocket PBs

Looking for fun and cheap Summer reads? Your Pearland HPB is having Twofer Tuesdays for pocket paperbacks. Cruise on in anytime on Tuesdays this Summer and get two pocket-sized PBs for the price of one. Offer good at this location only.

Northwest Highway – Dallas

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.

Greenwood, Indiana

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.

Clearwater Village – Indianapolis

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.

Avon, Indiana

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.

Half Price Books Outlet – Bloomington, Indiana

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.

Northbrook/Greenbriar – Indianapolis

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.

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.

Fort Wayne, Indiana

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.

 

South Arlington – Arlington, Texas

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.

Appleton, WI

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.

Lexington, KY

 

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 July 26!

Phoenix – Paradise Valley

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 July 26!

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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: May

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

All Stores

Comic Book Giveaway Day

Don’t miss the pulse-pounding fun of Free Comic Book Giveaway Day on Saturday, May 4 at all HPB locations. Get a free comic book* with any in-store purchase, while supplies last. Hope to see you there for the action-packed fun. See your neighborhood store for other special events.

*From a pre-selected collection while supplies last. See store for restrictions and details. Not available at Half Price Books Outlet.

Dallas – Northwest Highway

Book Signing with Andrew Wyly

It ain’t bragging if it’s true! Local author, Andrew Wyly will sign and sell his book, Texas Got It Right! at our Flagship HPB on Thursday, May 2 from 6-8 p.m. This book is full of inspiring stories and big characters–from Sam Houston and Ann Richards to Tom Landry and Beyoncé. There’s even a feature on HPB and our president and CEO Sharon Anderson Wright! So come on down and get the data to back up the boasting.

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 May 18!

Lexington, KY – Sir Barton Place

Comic Book Contests & More

Come to your Sir Barton Place HPB on Saturday, May 4, for an action-packed day of comic book fun. Bam! Wear your favorite Superhero costume or dress up your pet for our costume contest. Ka-Pow! Join in a children’s drawing and coloring contest then create your own Superhero mask. Bonk!! Win coupons in an hourly trivia contest and participate in a silent auction to benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense League. Wham-o!!! 20% off all comics, graphic novels, and manga. Contest winners will receive HPB Gift Cards. See store for details.

Cedar Park, TX

Star Wars Day

May the Fourth be with you! Saturday, May 4 is Star Wars Day and your Cedar Park HPB is celebrating. Wear your favorite Star Wars or Superhero costume and join in our 2nd Annual Comic Book Trivia Contest. Contest categories are for ages 9 yrs and under, 10 to 17 yrs, and 18 yrs and up. Winners will receive an HPB Gift Card.

Indianapolis – Northbrook/Greenbriar

Star Wars Day

Your Greenbriar HPB is celebrating with trivia and prizes all day. Wear your favorite Star Wars or Superhero costume and enter to win a $25 HPB Gift Card. Watch out for an invasion by the 501st Imperial Legion, Vader’s Fist, at 6 pm. See you there!

Houston – North Oaks

Star Wars Day and Costume Contest

The crew at HPB North Oaks will celebrate Star Wars Day, too! Wear your favorite Star Wars or Comic character costume for a chance to win 2 tickets to Comicpalooza. Shop the sidewalk comic book sale for 25¢ comics. Plus, get a free pre-selected comic book with any in-store purchase while supplies last. Special Bonus: Dallas artist Aoristos will do free caricatures. See store for details.

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 May 21!

Louisville, KY – 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.

Cincinnati – Kenwood Galleria

Dog Days at Half Price Books

Join us at our Kenwood Galleria 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 Rudi, the Shih Tzu, from 11 a.m. to noon each first and third Saturday of the month. Presented in partnership with the Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati. See you May 4 and 18!

Humble, TX

Journaling at Half Price Books

Have you always wanted to keep a journal but couldn’t seem to get started? Your HPB in Humble will share the art of journaling. Andi Klemm will show you how to create your own pages, write your story and use your words as art. Join the conversation on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. See you May 9!

Reynoldsburg, OH – Brice Park

Crafternoon at HPB

Do you like a good DIY craft? Want to be good to Mother Earth and your Mom? Then come to your Brice Park HPB on Saturday, May 11 from 2-4 p.m. for an afternoon of crafts using recycled materials. We’ll be making fashionable presents for Mom just in time for Mother’s Day.

Houston – Westheimer/Montrose

Book Signing with Gerald T. Dolphus

Pastor and author, Gerald T. Dolphus will sell and sign his book, Translated at your Montrose HPB on Thursday, May 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. Translated is a spiritual self-help book that aims to augment every aspect of one’s life.

Seattle – University District

HPB at the University District Street Fair

Look for BW, the HPB Bookworm, at the 44th Annual U District Street Fair on Saturday and Sunday, May 18 -19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. BW will have nifty giveaways plus HPB coupons. Be sure to check out your U District HPB just a few blocks north of the Street Fair.

Edmond, OK

Mad Science Spectacular

Have you ever wondered why you can see your breath on a cold day? Or how quicksand works? If so, come to your Edmond HPB on Saturday, May 18 at 3 p.m. for Mad Science Spectacular. Children of all ages can learn about science versus magic in a fun and interactive way.

Avon, IN

The Great Gatsby HPB Book Club Discussion

Whether you’re a swanky swell or a flapper with great gams, throw on your glad rags and join the HPB Book Club as we read F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. Come to your Avon HPB on Thursday, May 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m., for an in-depth discussion of this literary classic. It will be the cat’s meow. Light refreshments available.

Arlington, TX – Lincoln Square

Pirate Poetry Slam

Avast ye landlubbers! Your Lincoln Square HPB will host an evening of pirate poetry on Friday, May 24 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. with local pirate poetry group The Seadog Slam. And if ye be a pirate too, perhaps ye will be persuaded to read your poems as well.

Storytime – Multiple Locations

Many of our stores have weekly or monthly storytimes. Check out this month’s listings:

Huebner Road, San Antonio – Join us the first Sunday of every month for Storytime Sunday at 2 p.m. The staff will read one of their favorite books, geared toward booklovers ages 2-8. See you May 5!

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

Lincoln Square – Arlington, TX – 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.

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

Mesquite, TX 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 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Readers and arts-and-crafts lovers of all ages are welcome.

Rockwall, TXVisit us in Rockwall each Sunday at 3 p.m. for a fun story. 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.

South Arlington, TXPack 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.

Lynnwood, WA – Bring the kiddos to the Lynnwood HPB for storytime from 3 to 4 p.m. every Sunday.

Corpus Christi, TX 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 May 12!

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

Humble, TX – 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.

Edmond, OK – Enjoy a fun story with the folks at the Edmond HPB at 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. See you May 11!

Paradise Valley – Phoenix – 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 May 11!

Hurstbourne – Louisville, KYBring 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 May 18!

Springhurst/Freys Hill – Louisville, KYStop 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 May 25!

Sir Barton Place, Lexington, KY – 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 May 25!

Special Sales – Multiple Locations

Louisville, KY

Media Sale at the Expo Five Expo Dome

Listen up, audiophiles and movie buffs! Have we got a sale for you! Join HPB at the

Expo Five Expo Dome in Louisville for a fantastic media sale on Saturday & Sunday, May 18 & 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Everything will be $3 or less. Stock up on DVDs, CDs, LPs and more.

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.

Phoenix, AZ

HPB at Phoenix Comicon 2013

Ready to geek out in Phoenix? Come to the Phoenix Comicon to meet Frank Beddor, author of The Looking Glass Wars, and actor John Barrowman, from Doctor Who and Torchwood, and look for the HPB booth, #553, from Thursday, May 23 through Sunday, May 26. HPB will sell comics, manga, graphic novels, science fiction and fantasy novels, DVDs and more.

Burleson, Texas

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.

Northwest Highway – Dallas

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.

Greenwood, Indiana

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.

Clearwater Village – Indianapolis

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.

Vinyl Fridays

Join us for a LP shopping spree! Get 20% off all vinyl on Fridays at our Clearwater Village HPB. Come back each week for new discoveries and savings! No exclusions. All LPs discounted each Friday at this location until further notice.

Avon, Indiana

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.

Half Price Books Outlet – Bloomington, Indiana

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.

Northbrook/Greenbriar – Indianapolis

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.

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.

Fort Wayne, Indiana

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.

South Arlington – Arlington, Texas

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.

Appleton, WI

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.

Lexington, KY

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 May 31!

Phoenix – Paradise Valley

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 May 31!

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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: April

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

All Markets

Half Pint Library Book Giveaways

Our Half Pint Library book drive wrapped up March 31. Now its time to give the books away! Any non profit organization or school can pick up a few boxes of books at one of our Half Pint Library book giveaways during the month of April. Visit www.hpb.com/halfpint for more information and to find the event nearest you.

April-May Book Club 

The Great Gatsby is considered one of the Great American Novels – and there’s a new movie adaptation coming out in May! Dust off your copy or grab one from your local HPB, then hop over to Facebook to join the discussion. 

Round Rock, TX

The Great Gatsby HPB Book Club Discussion

Join the HPB Book Club as we read F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. Come to your Round Rock HPB on Wednesday, April 24, from 7 to 8 pm, for an in-depth discussion of this literary classic. Light refreshments available.

Algonquin, IL

Win $100 Gift Card at our Algonquin Commons Opening

That’s right – we’re opening a new store! Join us at our Algonquin Commons Great Opening Celebration Thursday, April 25 – Sunday April 28. The first 100 people through the door at 9 a.m. Thursday through Sunday at the Algonquin store get a FREE tote bag and $5 gift card. One tote bag will contain a $100 gift card! Feeling lucky? Visit each day for a new chance to win.

*Limit one tote bag per person, 16 years of age and up. Offer valid 4.25.13 – 4.28.13 at Algonquin Commons, Algonquin, IL location only. One random $100 gift card winner each day, Thursday – Sunday.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Join HPB at Earth Day Dallas, an annual, outdoor festival celebrating the environment! Earth Day Dallas seeks to elevate environmental awareness and influence the way North Texans think, live and work. The family-friendly and free-admission event allows leaders in the corporate, academic and non-profit worlds to unite and show North Texans how green lifestyle choices can lower their cost of living, improve their health, and help save the environment. Come on down to Fair Park for this two-day festival; HPB will be at booth #206-208! 

Oklahoma City, OK — Penn Park 

Record Store Day

Do vinyl grooves make you move? Come visit your Penn Park HPB on Record Store Day – Saturday, April 20, when all vinyl LPs are 20% off. Offer good at this location only.

 

 

Humble, TX

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. Here are the books we’ll discuss:

April 1 – On Chesil Beach, by Ian McEwan

Journaling at Half Price Books

Have you always wanted to keep a journal but couldn’t seem to get started? Your HPB in Humble will share the art of journaling. Andi Klemm will show you how to create your own pages, write your story and use your words as art. Join the conversation on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. See you April 11!

Kenwood Galleria – Cincinnati

Dog Days at Half Price Books

Join us at our Kenwood Galleria 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 Rudi, the Shih Tzu, from 11 a.m. to noon each first and third Saturday of the month. Presented in partnership with the Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati. See you April 6 and 20!

McKinney, TX

Meet Border Collie Companions

Looking for a loyal friend, a lovable buddy, a canine companion? On Saturday, April 13, from noon to 3pm, All Border Collie Rescue group < http://www.allbordercollierescue.com > will bring bright and beautiful Border Collie dogs for a meet and greet at your McKinney HPB. Group representatives will talk about this extremely intelligent working dog breed and how to adopt a rescued Border Collie.

 

Book Signing with Todd Boddy

Texas author, Todd Boddy, will sell and sign his new book, The Exit: Blue Moon Chronicles, an Apocalyptic Science Fiction story. Join us at your McKinney HPB on Saturday, April 6, from noon to 4 p.m. Also, meet young Graphic Novelist Andrew Purdum.

Book Signing with Bob May

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 McKinney HPB on Saturday, April 20 from noon to 4 p.m.

Brookfield, WI

Run for the Hills Mascot Race

Come and cheer on BW, the HPB bookworm, at Wisconsin Hills Middle School “Run for the Hills” < http://www.whmsrunforthehills.org > 2013 Mascot Race. Join in an afternoon of family fun at Mitchell Park in Brookfield on Sunday, April 28. Festivities start at 1 pm with the Mascot Race < http://www.whmsrunforthehills.org/mascot-race.php > starting at 2:30 pm. Go, BW! Go! See you there.

Texas Library Association Conference

Look for the HPB booth #2414 at the Texas Library Association’s Annual Conference. Join us Thursday-Saturday, April 25-27 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Be sure to stop by and pick up information about our Educator Discount Card, plus sign up for our mailing list and enter a daily drawing for an HPB Gift Card. And remember, your P.O. money goes twice as far at Half Price Books, where almost everything is half price or less every day. See you there!

Humane Society’s “Wish Egg” Drive

The Central Oklahoma Humane Society is having a donation drive. Stop by your Country Club Corner HPB and pickup a “Wish Egg” from an OK Humane volunteer. Each plastic egg will have a suggested item to donate. Come help cats and dogs in need on Saturday, April 6, from 1-3 p.m.

Dallas – Northwest Highway

Fahrenheit 451 Panel Discussion

In conjunction with The Big Read’s tribute to the late Ray Bradbury and Fahrenheit 451, WordSpace presents a discussion panel, featuring Dallas writer-stars Jerome Weeks, Ben Fountain, and Charles Dee Mitchell. Join us at your Flagship HPB on Tuesday, April 9, from 7-9 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 April 20!

Plano, TX

Robert Valleau Book Signing

Come join us at your Plano HPB on Saturday, April 20, from 1-3 pm. Robert Valleau will sign his new book Mystic Dreams and Dusty Roads. See store for details.

Dallas-Fort Worth

HPB at Earth Day Dallas

Join HPB in celebrating the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day. Look for the HPB booth at Earth Day Dallas in Fair Park, Saturday & Sunday, April 20-21, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. We’ll have items for sale plus reusable HPB tote bags and coupons. HPB has been buying and selling s(eco)ndhand since 1972. Admission is free. See you there!

Phoenix

HPB at Earth Day Phoenix

We’ll have coupons at reusable tote bags at the Half Price Books booth at Earth Day Phoenix in Cesar Chavez Plaza on Monday, April 22, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Springhurst/Freys Hill – Louisville, KY

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.

Storytime – Multiple Locations

Many of our stores have weekly or monthly storytimes. Check out this month’s listings:

Huebner Road, San Antonio – Join us the first Sunday of every month for Storytime Sunday at 2 p.m. The staff will read one of their favorite books, geared toward booklovers ages 2-8. See you April 7!

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

Lincoln Square – Arlington, TX – 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.

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

Mesquite, TX 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 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Readers and arts-and-crafts lovers of all ages are welcome.

Rockwall, TXVisit us in Rockwall each Sunday at 3 p.m. for a fun story. 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.

South Arlington, TXPack 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.

Lynnwood, WA – Bring the kiddos to the Lynnwood HPB for storytime from 3 to 4 p.m. every Sunday.

Corpus Christi, TX 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 April 14!

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

Humble, TX – 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.

Edmond, OK – Enjoy a fun story with the folks at the Edmond HPB at 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. See you April 13!

Hurstbourne – Louisville, KYBring 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 April 20!

Springhurst/Freys Hill – Louisville, KYStop 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 April 27!

Sir Barton Place, Lexington, KY – 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 April 27!

Special Sales – Multiple Locations

Seattle

Kids’ Book Warehouse Sale

One day only! Join us for a fantastic Kids’ Book Warehouse Sale where all items are $3 or less. Stock up on wonderful children’s books. Don’t miss this one day of ridiculous savings at our Washington Warehouse in Seattle on Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.! Get there early for the best selection.

Burleson, Texas

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.

Northwest Highway – Dallas

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.

Greenwood, Indiana

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 Night Bargains and More

Listen up, audiophiles, we’re staying open late! On Friday, April 19, from 9 p.m. till midnight, you’ll find 30% off all regular priced music plus clearance CDs marked down to $1, clearance vinyl LPs for 50¢, and bargain vinyl for just 10¢! Stick around to shop locally made “vinyl” art. Plus, sign up for a silent auction for two turntables with proceeds benefitting local music. Wow, you can buy stacks o’ wax, a plethora of platters, gobs of grooves, loads of LPs, or as many as you please.

Clearwater Village – Indianapolis

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.

Vinyl Fridays
Join us for a LP shopping spree! Get 20% off all vinyl on Fridays at our Clearwater Village HPB. Come back each week for new discoveries and savings! No exclusions. All LPs discounted each Friday at this location until further notice.

Avon, Indiana

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.

Half Price Books Outlet – Bloomington, Indiana

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.

Fill-a-Bag for $15

1-DAY ONLY! Your Half Price Books Outlet is offering a special deal on Wednesday, April 24. Come “Fill-a-Bag for $15” and stock up on select fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, music and movies. Fill a free souvenir HPB reusable tote bag with select merchandise from our assorted Bargain Tables and get your whole bundle for just $15 plus tax. Offer good at Half Price Books Outlet in Bloomington, IN only.

Northbrook/Greenbriar – Indianapolis

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.

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.

Fort Wayne, Indiana

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.

South Arlington – Arlington, Texas

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.

Appleton, WI

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.

Lexington, KY

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 April 26!

Ridgmar/Westover Village – Fort Worth, TX

Vintage Decor Blowout

Your Ridgmar HPB is Spring Cleaning. We are clearing out many unique decorative items and offering them to you. Collectible items offered for sale include coffee and meat grinders, tricycles, school benches, watering cans and more. Join us Friday-Sunday, April 26-28, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. for this unique sale. Get there early for the best selection.

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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: March

March Store Events

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

All Stores

15th Annual Half Pint Library Book Drive

Donate a new or gently used children’s book at any Half Price Books location during our Half Pint Library book drive, now through March 31. The books you and your family have already enjoyed will go directly to local nonprofit organizations, libraries and teacher’s classrooms in your community. Half Price Books will match each book you donate during the drive. For more information, visit www.hpb.com/hpl.

 

Dog Days at Half Price Books

 

Join us at our South Ohio locations 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 pup. 

  • Kenwood Galleria – read to Rudi, the Shih Tzu on March 2 and 16 from 11 a.m. – noon
  • Mason – read to Bella, the Pug on March 3 from 3 – 4 p.m.
  • Fairfield Township – read to Potter, the Bearded Collie on March 10 and 24 from 1 – 2 p.m.

San Antonio, TX

Book Signing with Jesse James Leija

Meet former two-time World Boxing Champion, Jesse James Leija, “The Texas Tornado.” Leija, who partnered with Hollywood screenwriter Dustin Warburton, will sell and sign his debut children’s book, Jesse and the Boogeyman. Join us at our Castle Hills HPB on Saturday, March 23, from 1 to 3 pm.

McKinney, TX

Book Signing with Steve LaNore

KXII Meteorologist Steve LaNore will sell and sign his book, Weather Wits & Science Snickersa kid’s book of meteorological and astronomical corny jokes and cool facts. Join us at your McKinney HPB on Saturday, March 16 from noon to 3 pm. 

Fremont, CA

Vote For HPB in the Best of Fremont!

Now’s your chance to vote for Half Price Books as the “Best Bookstore” in the 2013 Best of Fremont Awards. Voting ends Monday, March 18, at noon so click here to vote now!

 

Humble, TX

Journaling at Half Price Books

Have you always wanted to keep a journal but couldn’t seem to get started? Your HPB in Humble will share the art of journaling. Andi Klemm will show you how to create your own pages, write your story and use your words as art. Join the conversation on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. See you March 14!

Dallas – Northwest Highway

Meet and Greet Boxer Rescue 

Looking for a loyal friend, a lovable buddy, a canine companion? On the second Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., NorCal Boxer Rescue will bring Boxer dogs available for adoption to our Flagship HPB store. Come see these lovable dogs looking for a good, forever home.  See you March 9!

Book Signing with Bob May

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 Flagship HPB on Saturday, March 9 from noon to 5 pm. 

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 March 16!

Humane Society Book Signing

Local Authors Amber Jerome-Norrgard and Scott Morgan will read, sell, and sign the book, Four Paws: A Poetry Anthology by the Quillective Project. All proceeds go to The Humane Society of Dallas County’s no-kill shelter, Dog & Kitty City. Join us at your Flagship HPB on Saturday, March 30, from 2 – 4 pm.

Book Signing with The Minimalists

Meet authors Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus a.k.a. The Minimalists at your Flagship HPB on Monday, March 18 from 7 to 9 pm. The authors will discuss their simple-living message as well as their book, Minimalism: Live a Meaningful Life. Q & A will follow along with book signing.

 

 

Monroeville, PA

Welcome Seeds of Spring

Your Monroeville HPB is welcoming the first day of Spring on Wednesday, March 20. We will give out packets of wildflower seeds free with every purchase. Offer good while supplies last. 

And Spring arose on the garden fair,
Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere;
And each flower and herb on Earth’s dark breast
rose from the dreams of its wintry rest.
~Percy Bysshe Shelley, “The Sensitive Plant” 

Pittsburgh – The Pointe at North Fayette

Easter Egg Hunt

On the hunt for fun? Your North Fayette HPB is having an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Find a plastic egg and enter a drawing for a goodie-filled Easter basket. See store for details.  

Springhurst/Freys Hill – Louisville, KY

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.

Storytime – Multiple Locations

Many of our stores have weekly or monthly storytimes.  Check out this month’s listings:

Huebner Road, San Antonio – Join us the first Sunday of every month for Storytime Sunday at 2 p.m.  The staff will read one of their favorite books, geared toward booklovers ages 2-8.  See you March 3!

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

Lincoln Square – Arlington, TXStop 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.

Plano, TX – Our new Plano store will share a fun story with the kiddos each Sunday at 2 p.m. Here’s what we’ll read in March:

  • ·         March 10 – Wild About Books
  • ·         March 17 – Little Red Riding Hood
  • ·         March 24 – Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile

 Mesquite, TX 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 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Readers and arts-and-crafts lovers of all ages are welcome.

Rockwall, TX Visit us in Rockwall each Sunday at 3 p.m. for a fun story.  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.

South Arlington, TXPack 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. 

Lynnwood, WA – Bring the kiddos to the Lynnwood HPB for storytime from 3 to 4 p.m. every Sunday.

Corpus Christi, TX 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 March 10!

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

Humble, TX – 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. 

Hurstbourne – Louisville, KY 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 March 16!

Springhurst/Freys Hill – Louisville, KYStop 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 March 30!

Sir Barton Place, Lexington, KY – 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 3pm on the last Saturday of each month. 

 

Special Sales – Multiple Locations


50% Off Bargain Sale!

2-DAYS ONLY! Your Half Price Books Outlet is offering a special deal on Saturday and Sunday, March 16 and 17. All merchandise from our assorted Bargain Tables, carts, and Bargain Room are 50% off. Offer good at Half Price Books Outlet in Bloomington, IN only.

Seattle 

Media Warehouse Sale

One day only! Join us for a fantastic media sale at our Washington Warehouse, on Saturday, March 23 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Everything will be $3 or less. Stock up on DVDs, CDs, software, comics, manga and more. You can find our Warehouse Sale just north of 85th on the west side of Greenwood Avenue in Seattle. Get there early for the best selection.

HPB at Sakura-Con 2013

Look for the HPB booth at Sakura-Con from Friday, March 29 to Sunday, March 31. HPB will sell anime, manga, video games, DVDs, collectibles and more at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center. See you there!

Burleson, Texas

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.

Northwest Highway – Dallas

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.

Greenwood, Indiana

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.

Clearwater Village – Indianapolis

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.

Vinyl Fridays
Join us for a LP shopping spree! Get 20% off all vinyl on Fridays at our Clearwater Village HPB.  Come back each week for new discoveries and savings! No exclusions. All LPs discounted each Friday at this location until further notice.

Avon, Indiana

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.

Half Price Books Outlet – Bloomington, Indiana

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. 

Northbrook/Greenbriar – Indianapolis

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.

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.

Fort Wayne, Indiana

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.

South Arlington – Arlington, Texas

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.

Appleton, WI

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.

Pittsburgh – Ross Park Mall Area

Vinyl Record Night

Listen up, audiophiles! It’s back to ‘old school’ at our Ross Township HPB. On Friday, March 22, from 7 to 10 p.m. you’ll find all $1 LPs for just 50¢! Wow, you can buy stacks o’ wax, a plethora of platters, gobs of grooves, loads of LPs, or as many as you please. And, don’t forget to sign up for our mailing list and enter for a chance to win a $20 HPB Gift Card. See store for details.

Niles, IL

It’s a Vinyl Party!

Listen up, audiophiles!  Your Niles HPB is having a Vinyl Party on Friday, March 22 from 7 to 10 p.m. All vinyl will be 20% off. Discount at this location only.

Lexington, KY

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 our Sir Barton Place HPB in Lexington. Discount at this location only. See you March 29!

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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