Half Price Books, Records, Magazines, Incorporated is the largest family-owned chain of new and used bookstores in the United States. Many of the used books, music, and movies for sale in each location are purchased from local residents. The corporate office is located in the flagship Northwest Highway location in Dallas, Texas. Half Price Books now operates more than 120 stores (including outlets) in 16 states.
Founders Ken Gjemre and Pat Anderson opened the first store in 1972 in a former laundromat in Dallas, Texas, filling the shelves with 2,000 books out of their personal libraries. Pat Anderson’s daughter, Sharon Anderson Wright, is the company’s current President and CEO. Half Price Books has recently expanded into the outlet store business in Bloomington, Indiana; Bowling Green, Kentucky; Rockford, Illinois; and Olympia, Washington.
Save Big at Half Price Books
The vast majority of the books and other items we sell are priced at half the current list price or less, but a few are not. These include specially priced promotional items, collectibles, and rare, out-of-print materials. For more information, you must read their complete store Pricing Policy. Products listed on the HPB Marketplace are priced by independent sellers and may or may not be half the publisher’s price or less.
After making your final selections at Half Price Books, find the coupon codes that best suit your needs. Paste the codes in the designated box at the time of checkout and click apply. The discounted amount will automatically be deducted from your final bill amount and be displayed on the screen. Do keep in mind that you can use only a single discount code per order on Half Price Books.
Special Discounts at Half Price Books
The company love teachers and librarians. So, they offer a 10% discount to public, private and home-school teachers as well as school and city librarians. All you have to do to receive the discount is go to any one of our Neighborhood Locations and present some sort of identification that verifies you're an educator (i.e. pay stub, id card/badge). One of their employees will then give you a 10% discount card good for one year at all of our stores. This discount is not valid online.
In addition to educators, all customers who sign up for the Half Price Books mailing list will be subscribed to receive occasional discount offers and money-saving coupons in the mail or via e-mail. Among the benefits of being a subscriber, you’ll also receive information about sales and other special events in your local area. In addition, they will occasionally let email subscribers know about products available online in the HPB Marketplace. In-store discounts and offers are not valid online.