Poetry Reading & Open Mic
Hear poets Usha Akella and Kaye Voigt Abikhaled read selections from their new books on Saturday, October 10 from 1 to 3 p.m. at your North Lamar HPB in Austin. A Round Robin Poetry open mic hosted by Thom Woodruff, aka Thom World Poet, will follow. Books will be sold independently by the authors while supplies last.
Austin CosSketchers Meetup
Calling all emerging comic/fantasy artists and illustrators! Join us at your North Lamar HPB in Austin for a live figure drawing workshop, where artists have the opportunity to draw or paint local cosplaying talent in full costume. The event is free and open to the public. Bring your own art supplies. See you on Sunday, October 11, from 7 to 9 p.m.
HPB at the Texas Book Festival
Look for the HPB booth at the Texas Book Festival in Austin on Saturday and Sunday, October 17 & 18. HPB will have new bestsellers, Texana, kid’s books and other literary ephemera. See you there! Click here for more details.
Eddy Decker Book Signing
Meet cartoonist Eddy Decker on Sunday, October 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. at your North Lamar HPB in Austin. Eddy will sell and sign his new book Far-Out!: The 8th Grade, based on his webcomic. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.
You Know So Much! Monthly Trivia
Do you like to trifle with the trivial? Pop in and test your trivia knowledge at your North Lamar HPB on the last Sunday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. Topics range from literature, movies, music and pop culture, to history, science, sports and art. The top three teams win HPB Gift Cards! Offer at this location only.
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 pm every Sunday.
Support Local Musicians and Authors
Your North Lamar HPB now stocks the work of local musicians and authors on consignment. Come check out the creative talents of the makers in your local community.
Featured Product In-Store
Circus Posters and More
Your North Lamar HPB has a big collection of large and colorful circus posters from all over the world, including Germany, Holland, Japan and the U.S. Also included in the collection are posters for soccer, art, zoos and theater productions. Great for collectors and decorators. All are in good condition. See store for details.