Barnes & Noble
June Calendar of Events
Join us for a variety of in-store activities in June!
Saturday, June 4, 2016 | 11:00AM
Summer Reading Triathlon Opening Ceremony
From May 17 to September 6, kids in grades 1 through 6 can earn a free book at their local Barnes & Noble! Join us for the Summer Reading Triathlon Opening Ceremony on June 4 at 11:00AM. Kids can get their journals for a free book, enjoy fun-filled activities and cast a ballot for their favorite book hero and place to win a Gold, Silver or Bronze Medal.
Also from 11:00AM-1:00PM, Dr. Yvonne Bleam, author of A-Z of Being the Best Leader You Can Be: Leading Through the Alphabet, will be our guest author and story time reader.
Friday, June 10, 2016 | 7:00PM
Six rounds of Trivia Blast will cover your knowledge of quotes, characters, plots, page to screen, and geography featured in popular teen books by Penguin Teen and Random House’s First in Line.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 | 11:00AM
Oh, the Places You'll Go! Storytime
In celebration of life's many milestones, join us for a reading of the Dr. Seuss classic Oh, the Places You'll Go! Activities to follow.
B-First | 11:00AM
Get sneak peeks of your favorites, including James Dashner’s prequel to The Maze Runner, new stories from Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, and an exciting new series from Veronica Roth, plus other exciting giveaways. Limit 1 each per customer. While supplies last.
Meet the Authors | 1:00 - 3:00PM
Meet Young Adult Authors, Josh Berk and Jennifer Murgia and have them autograph a book for you. They're super friendly and would love to have discussions with you about their books, their writing process or anything book related (or even off topic). Josh is the author of Say It Ain't So and Jennifer's book is called Forest of Whispers.
B-Part of the Fun | 2:00PM
Join us for a spelling showdown, story ball, games, and activities featuring popular teen series, plus a chance to win prize packs, swag, and more!
Sunday, June 12, 2016 | 2:00 PM
B-Creative Teen Writing Workshop
Participate in a story development workshop created by Adaptive Studios and learn how to write a log line, create a spark page and re-imagine popular characters.
Saturday, June 18, 2016 | 11:00AM
Father's Day Storytime
To honor dads, grandpas and caregivers, we will read two charming books, Dad School and Grandpa Loves You! Activities to follow.
Friday, June 24, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Harry Potter: Relive the Magic Event
This event will will feature activities designed to give participants of all ages the opportunity to relive the magic of Harry Potter, and enter the Barnes & Noble exclusive Harry Potter Limited Edition Cover Prints Sweepstakes for a chance to win a set of 7 Harry Potter Limited Edition Cover Prints
Saturday, June 25, 2016 | 11:00AM
Extremely Cute Animals Operating Heavy Machinery Storytime
Just because you're extremely cute, doesn't mean you can't operate a bulldozer! From author-illustrator David Gordon comes a funny, whimsical take on believing in yourself and telling bullies who's boss! Join us for a fun-filled Storytime!
Author Signing with Charlie Butler | 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Join co-author Charlie Butler for a book signing of The Golden Rules: 10 Steps to World-Class Excellence in Your Life and Work. In this book Olympic Coach Bob Bowman and Charlie Butler have put together a list of ten key concepts that will help people get the "gold" out of life by setting goals, taking risks, and coaching oneself beyond adversity.