Discover Barnes & Noble for the holidays

Barnes & Noble has always been a go-to place for our family for the holidays. Not only do they carry books (which are one of most favorite things ever) but they have a wide range of creative ideas for gifts that go way beyond the scope of books.

2014-11-19 19.45.51I have always loved the variety of interests and ages that they accommodate and if all else fails, there’s always a gift card!

This year they are kicking off their Holiday Shopping Season with Discovery Weekend, November 21-23!  Discovery Weekend is (www.bn.com/discoveryweekend), a special three-day event which includes the following activities:

Events and Activities In-Store for All Ages

  • Friday, November 21:
    • 7 p.m.: Linkee® Trivia Tournament:
    • Saturday, November 22:
      • 10 a.m.: Create With ArtFolds:
      • 11 a.m.: Learn to Draw Like Mo Willems – Storytime & Activity:
      • 1 p.m.: Puppet Making & Holiday Sing-Along:
      • 7 p.m.: Holiday Fluxx® Game Night:
      • Sunday, November 23:
        • 1 p.m.: Snowmen at Night Storytime, Crafts & Activities:

Meet, Greet and Shop with Nick Jonas NOOK App Sweepstakes

2014-11-19 19.37.35During Discovery Weekend, customers can visit the NOOK counter and use a Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 NOOK® demonstration device to enter for a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime shopping trip. One lucky winner will receive a trip for two to New York City, with a $1,000 Barnes & Noble Gift Card to meet, greet and shop at Barnes & Noble with “Jealous” singer Nick Jonas in celebration of his new self-titled solo album. For complete details and official rules, learn more at www.bn.com/discoveryweekend.

Yummy Treats

The Barnes & Noble Café will be baking its latest creation, delicious fresh baked S’mores Cookies, throughout the weekend and serving them up for only $1.00 each during special promotional hours at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 21; 10:30 a.m., 1:30 pm and 7:30 pm on Saturday, November 22; and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 23. (Valid while supplies last.)

Wear Outrageous Holiday Attire to Win

To start the holiday season, booksellers will be decked out in festive attire and customers are encouraged to get into the spirit, wearing their Most Outrageous Holiday Sweater to their local Barnes & Noble store. Shoppers can snap a photo of their outfit and post it on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #BNSweaterContest for the chance to win a first prize of Barnes & Noble’s Top 10 Inspired Gifts of the Season – everything from a Crosley Executive USB Turntable to Craft Beer Kits, valued at nearly $500. Second and third prize winners will be awarded with a $250 and $100 Barnes & Noble Gift Card, respectively. Learn more at http://bnsweatercontest.seenmoments.com.

Remember they have TONS of gift ideas, including

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