Preview Weekend from July 18-20
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced the Barnes & Noble store in Cool Springs will host a Preview Weekend from July 18-20 to kick off Get Pop-Cultured with Barnes & Noble, a pop culture celebration in its stores nationwide from July 18 through August 10. During Preview Weekend, customers will get exclusive sneak peeks of hot new titles by their favorite authors and illustrators, as well as the opportunity to participate in a special Costume Contest on July 19 for the chance to win exciting prizes. Customers can also enter the Get Pop-Cultured with Barnes & Noble Sweepstakes for a chance to win a $1,000 Barnes & Noble Gift Card and an exciting Studio VIP Tour for two at the Warner Bros. studios in Los Angeles CA, plus many other great prizes.
Preview Weekend is designed to provide fans with exclusive sneak peeks of hot new titles by their favorite authors and illustrators. All Barnes & Noble stores will have limited quantities of free, never-before-seen chapter samplers from upcoming releases, posters and digital downloads, and customers can enter for the chance to win prizes and more for the most buzzed-about authors, books and entertainment titles of the summer and fall.
Get Pop-Cultured Costume Contest – July 19
On Saturday, July 19, customers of all ages are invited to participate in the Get Pop-Cultured Costume Contest by visiting Barnes & Noble Cool Springs dressed as their favorite characters. Costume-wearing customers can post their pictures on social media using the hashtags #GetPopCultured and #Contest for a chance to win special prizes, including up to a $500 Barnes & Noble Gift Card. Additionally, the Barnes & Noble Café will give costume-wearing customers $1 off any beverage on the day of the Costume Contest. Greeters will hand out the $1 off coupons to customers dressed in costume as they enter the store. For more information, visit www.bn.com/GetPop-Cultured .
Get Pop-Cultured with Barnes & Noble is a pop culture celebration in its stores nationwide from July 18 through August 10. Get Pop-Cultured with Barnes & Noble will bring to life customers’ favorite books, characters, DVDs, artists, illustrators and pop culture icons with themed events, author signings, panel discussions, contests, exclusive content, giveaways and prizes, sneak peeks, activities, and more.
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Barnes & Noble will be announcing many more exclusive events, including exciting author appearances and signings, as well as giveaways and exclusive content and products, throughout Get Pop-Cultured month. For a full schedule of local events and author appearances taking place at Barnes & Noble Cool Springs, customers can visit the Barnes & Noble Store Locator <http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/>
or simply ask a bookseller. Barnes & Noble Cool Springs is located at 1701 Mallory Lane, Brentwood, TN.
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is a Fortune 500 company and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The Company operates 661 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s largest e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com <http://www.barnesandnoble.com/>
). Its NOOK Media LLC subsidiary is a leader in the emerging digital reading and digital education markets. The NOOK digital business offers award-winning NOOK® products and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store® (www.nook.com <http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/nook/379003208>
), while Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC operates 700 bookstores serving over five million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States.