BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Books-A-Million, Inc. (NASDAQ:BAMM) announces today it will host a Family Fun Camp at all 258 of its stores nationwide, every Saturday in July from 2 to 4 pm.
Books-A-Million offers programs such as the Family Fun Camp as a refreshing way to help parents provide their children with creative outlets for learning during the summer break.
“Books-A-Million is focused on ways to engage our local communities and get children excited to read,” said Jeff Skipper, Vice President of Marketing at Books-A-Million. “Each activity is designed to inspire children to use their imaginations and discover that reading is fun,” he stated.
Parents should put Family Fun Camp on every July must-do list. Four different themes, each with associated books, will keep the activities fresh and encourage repeat visitation.
July 5th, 2014: “Summer Adventure Saturday”
- Search the store for reasons to read with a scavenger hunt, hear tall tales of adventure during story time, and participate in activities designed to introduce kids to the wonders of reading.
July 12th, 2014: “Under the Sea Adventure”
- Every little girl dreams of being a mermaid and every little boy dreams of being a pirate. Join the fun to make mermaid crowns and pirate captain’s hats, participate in the undersea story time, make sand castle art, and learn fun pirate lingo.
July 19th, 2014: “Superhero Saturday”
- Save the world from certain destruction and tap into your inner powers by creating your own top-secret superhero identity, crafting superhero cuffs as a part of your costume, and participating in crime-fighting games.
July 26th, 2014: Celebrate “Harry Potter’s Birthday”
- Are you a Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff or Slytherin? Come dressed in your favorite Hogwart’s school attire and find out by attending our sorting hat ceremony. Then, be tested on your wizardry knowledge, and earn your very own wand.
Visit www.booksamillion.com/summercamp to learn more and find a nearby store.
About Books-A-Million, Inc.
Books-A-Million, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading book retailers and sells on the Internet at www.booksamillion.com. The Company presently operates 258 stores in 33 states and the District of Columbia. The Company operates large superstores under the names Books-A-Million (BAM!), Books & Co. and 2nd & Charles and traditional bookstores operating under the names Bookland and Books-A-Million. Also included in the Company’s retail operations is the operation of Yogurt Mountain Holding, LLC, a retailer and franchisor of self-serve frozen yogurt stores with 43 locations. The Company also develops and manages commercial real estate investments through its subsidiary, Preferred Growth Properties. The common stock of Books-A-Million, Inc. is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol BAMM. For more information, visit the Company’s corporate website at www.booksamillioninc.com.