December 8th, 2016 by RichmondBargains

From Friends of Richmond Public Library:

Hey Friends! Your support of our spring and fall book sales helps us fund programs at Richmond Public Library. The Friends could not do all we do without you! So give yourself a pat on the back and swing by the Main Library for free books through the month of December.

Main Library
101 E. Franklin St

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January 5th, 2015 by RichmondBargains

rpl book giveaway

From Friends of the Richmond Public Library:

    January’s First Friday event @ Main Library is actually happening the SECOND Friday (due to New Year’s), and it’s extra special: The Friends are hosting our annual January Big Book Giveaway. There are HUNDREDS (thousands?) of great books, and they’re all free! See the flier for full details. We look forward to seeing you on January 9.

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January 29th, 2014 by RichmondBargains

tumbleweeds bon air

Tumbleweeds Used Bookstore, 2715 Buford Rd in Bon Air, is closing. Most books are 1/2 off.

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January 2nd, 2014 by RichmondBargains

once upon a child

Once Upon A Child – Dollar Days: Starting Saturday, January 4th, all Clearance Apparel will be marked down to $1. $1 Clearance does not include winter outerwear, jackets or coats. Offer may not be used in conjunction with any other discounts, sale or offer. Not applicable to prior purchases or gift cards. (9770 Midlothian Tpk. or 9127 W. Broad St.)

Friends of the Richmond Public Library – Join the Friends of the Richmond Public Library during First Friday @ Main for our 2014 BIG BOOK GIVEAWAY! Here are the details: Free books. Yours for the taking. All you can carry. Bring your own shopping bags (please).
Friday, January 3, 2014: 7:00 – 9:00 pm (during First Friday @ Main)
Main Library, 101 East Franklin Street (between 1st and 2nd streets) in downtown RVA
Questions: Email us at friends@RVALibraryFriends.org or call (804) 646-3411.

Pizza Hut – 50% off a large or medium pizza with coupon code 50PCTOFFPIZZA. Expires 1/10

Richmond Wedding Experience – This Sunday 11am-5pm at the Convention Center. Use code HALF to save 50% on tickets purchased online (reg. $10 each)

Grocery couponers – the first Sunday in January is one of the biggest newspaper coupon insert weeks of the year, so make plans to pick up a few extra papers this weekend 🙂

P.S. Not much going on around town this weekend, but there is Downton Abbey preview tonight, First Fridays Art Walk tomorrow, and Open Studio Sundays/60 Films in 60 Days at VMFA

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October 28th, 2013 by RichmondBargains

rpl book sale

The Friends of the Richmond Public Library Used Book Sale will be held at the Main Library (101 East Franklin Street) this Friday and Saturday:

    Friday, November 1, 2013
    Friends members only: 10:00 AM-12 Noon (If you’re not a member of the Friends, and would like to shop the Friends preview sale hours, you can join at the door Friday morning.)
    Open to the public: 12 Noon-5:00 PM & 7-9:00 PM

    Saturday, November 2, 2013
    10:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Hardbacks: $2
    DVDs & CDs: $1 per disc- maximum of $5 per set
    Paperbacks: $.50
    Children’s books: $.50
    Casettes: $.25 per cassette- up to a maximum of $2 per set
    Sheet music: $.25
    Maps and magazines: $.10
    Great prices on special collection books! (closed Friday evening)

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October 24th, 2013 by RichmondBargains

maymont books

Via Maymont on Facebook:

Note: Maymont also mentions “Please use caution, and park in the Children’s Farm or Hampton Street lot. Hundreds of youngsters will be running in the Sports Backers Marathon Junior through Byrd Park next to the Maymont Nature Center until approximately 12pm, and there will be several temporary road closures during the races.”

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June 12th, 2012 by RichmondBargains

Summer reading program at bbgb bookstore – earn freebies, win prizes, and save 15%. Pick up your kit this week:

nothing like the carrot of a little cake to make us stick to those chapters this summer. that’s why joining our summer reading program is such a treat.

here’s what you do.

collect your summer reading kit anytime during the week beginning monday, june 11th.

in it, you will find:

1 reading log (for recording your titles)

1 pencil (because writing and reading go hand-in-hand)

1 pack of book notes (to mark your page and draw your book-inspired ideas)

then read your ten books and check in with us twice:

after five books, take a lucky dip in our grab bag.

after ten books, collect a voucher for a free donut from our favorite new sweet spot, dixie donuts.

and if you’re still reading? for each 5 books beyond that, earn a spot in our raffle for free books!

need some title ideas? we’ll have recs from young readers on display, and you can purchase any of your summer reading titles that week at 15% off. (we just love to sweeten the pot!)

3100 kensington ave
richmond va 23221804
353 5675

hours mon – fri 9:30am to 6pm sat 10am to 5pm

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May 28th, 2012 by RichmondBargains

b&n imagination's destination

Barnes and Noble is offering children in grades 1-6 a FREE book this summer for reading 8 books and completing a short reading journal.

Find a list of the free book choices here. Program runs through September 4th, 2012.

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March 27th, 2012 by RichmondBargains

chop suey

Congratulations to Carytown bookseller Chop Suey Books on ten years in business! They’re having a sale this week to celebrate:

Uh, Chop Suey Books turns 10 YEARS OLD this week!!! Similar to any 5th grader, our only birthday party wish was to convert the store into a pizza shop with video games and an animatronic band that looks like WonTon and friends. Sadly, city council unanimously voted this plan down. So we get our second wish: to thank Richmond for the love and support over the last decade. All books are on sale this week, 30% off used and 20% off new. Plus, you can help support Books on Wheels with our 3 for 1 sidewalk sale off our dollar cart!

2913 W Cary St

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March 5th, 2012 by RichmondBargains

(I cleaned out our classics shelf recently and these are some tomes needing new homes!)

Got some books that you don’t need taking up room on your shelves? Clean them out and bring them to the Richmond Bargains Book Swap this Saturday March 10 at Tuckahoe Library!

Anyone can bring the books they no longer want and switch them for the castoffs from other people’s bookshelves. Any kind of book – fiction, non-fiction, children’s, cookbooks, etc.!

The swap will run from 9:30 am to 10:15 am. Try to arrive a few minutes early so we can get books sorted into broad categories before we start swapping.


    Books must be in readable used condition – Obviously they are used, but no books with lots of writing, missing pages, etc. please
    Don’t leave with more books than you brought – Thanks! I’ll have a sign-in sheet to list your name and the number of books you brought. Then you can sign out with the number of books you are taking.
    Maximum of 20 books per person – This is to maintain some balance (because if one person brings 100 books, and everyone else brings 10, the 100 book person might want to take everyone elses’!) You are welcome to bring more if you want to get rid of them, but please only leave with 20

Any books not claimed will be donated to the charity Books On Wheels, which promotes literacy by providing free books to those who need them.

Great chance to acquire some new free reading material while clearing clutter you don’t need! If you’re on Facebook RSVP to the Facebook event. Invite friends and family too!

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