HPB North Lamar

5555 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751
(512) 451-4463

N Lamar Blvd & Koenig Ln

Store Hours
  • Mon - Sat 9 am - 10 pm
  • Sun 10 am - 9 pm

In-store Happenings

Meet Becky
Inside HPB
Meet Becky

"Welcome to the North Lamar Half Price Books store! We have books for every interest and our staff is ready to search for specific titles for you in our store and at any of our other HPB stores. The North Lamar HPB has a Rare Books Room filled with rare editions, signed copies and interesting "booky" collectibles which are fun to browse! Stop by today to look for your old and new favorite authors."

Austin North Lamar Store Manager
Inside HPB
Did you know?
  • 1,011,187

    donated books to nonprofit groups so far this year.

    Find out more
  • Every single shelf in this store was built by our employees
  • 47,859
    Books bought last month
  • 8,135
    Yards of books, movies and music fill the bookstore
  • MAR 08

    7:00 PM

    CosSketchers Group Meet Up

    Calling all cosplayers and artists! Join us at your North Lamar HPB on Sunday, March 8, at 7 p.m. for our CosSketchers meet up, a free, cosplay-themed figure-drawing event. Cosplayers are invited to show off their best poses in preparation for conventions and artists are welcome to hone their skills by sketching cosplayer poses in real time. Open to artists and cosplayers of all ages and experience levels. See you there!
  • MAR 21

    1:00 PM

    Moira Duran Book Signing

    Meet author Dr. Moira Dolan, MD at your North Lamar HPB on Saturday, March 21, at 1 p.m. Dr. Dolan will sell and sign copies of her new book Boneheads & Brainiacs: Heroes and Scoundrels of the Nobel Prize in Medicine. Books will be sold independently by the author while supplies last.
  • MAR 25

    7:00 PM

    Author Event with Cristina Curp

    Meet popular wellness blogger Cristina Curp at your North Lamar HPB on Wednesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. Cristina will discuss and sign her latest cookbook, Made Whole Made Simple, which is designed to help readers transform their lives with clean eating. Books will be sold as specially-priced new items while supplies last. See Facebook Event

    Sell To Us

    When you're finished enjoying your used books, music, movies and games, bring them to Half Price Books. We buy any time we're open and selling to HPB is easy! Just bring your stuff to the Buy Counter of your local HPB store* and hang our while we evaluate your items, accept our cash offer and then buy yourself a little something. Learn more about selling to us.

    *You may bring your merchandise to sell to your local HPB store, excluding Outlet locations. The buyer will ask you to present a valid form of government-issued photo identification. Sellers under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. See our buying policy for more information.

  • TUE

    New Release Tuesdays

    Want to read it hot off the press? Brand new releases are in store each week from bestselling authors like James Patterson, David Baldacci, J.D. Robb, John Grisham, Bill O'Reily, Danielle Steel, John Green and many more!
  • 1ST WED

    1 - 3 PM

    Community Poetry Meet-Up

    Join us at your North Lamar HPB on the first Wednesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. for the Community Poetry Meet-Up! Each month will feature poetry readings with topics from a pre-assigned theme. See you there!


For a limited time only, get cash plus a coupon for your next in-store purchase when you sell books, music, movies and more to your local Half Price Books.

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