Barnes & Noble Announces Summer Kids’ Book Hangout®
July 29, 2019 at 08:30 AM EDT
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced this summer’s “Kids’ Book Hangout” in stores nationwide on August 10 at 2 PM. The popular seasonal event is a nationwide program for young readers ages eight to 12 to experience the joy of reading as they discover and talk about books while playing fun games and activities. The Kids’ Book Hangout will highlight four exciting titles, giveaways and promotions, while supplies last. Kids do not need to have read the featured books, but should come ready to find out about new characters, stories and genres.
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“Summer is a great time for kids to explore new books and genres, and we’ve designed our summer Kids’ Book Hangout for exactly that purpose,” said Stephanie Fryling, Vice President of Merchandising, Children’s Books at Barnes & Noble. “With four books full of adventure and mystery, young readers will be transported to new and exciting worlds at this summer’s Kids’ Book Hangout.”
Barnes & Noble has teamed up with Disney Publishing to highlight five unique books for young readers across genres and reading stages. With these titles, young readers can travel all over the world—and universe—through these exciting adventures:
During the Kids’ Book Hangout, Barnes & Noble booksellers will host activities related to the books, as well as give participants book-related giveaways to take home, while supplies last. Barnes & Noble will also make all Young Reader books 20% off from 2 PM to 5 PM on August 10, including chapter books, graphic novels, fiction and nonfiction. In addition, Barnes & Noble Cafés will be offering a free Mott’s® juice and cheese stick with any Café purchase.
The Kids’ Book Hangout is held seasonally and adds to Barnes & Noble’s other offerings for young readers, including the Kids’ Club and weekly, nationwide Storytimes. Customers can sign up for the event and find out more on BN.com.
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is the world’s largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The Company operates 627 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com). The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK® tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store (www.nook.com) features digital books, periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps™ available for Android™, iOS® and Windows®.
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