BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Books-A-Million, Inc. (Nasdaq/NM: BAMM) announced today that all Books-A-Million stores will celebrate Educators’ Day on Saturday, October 11th from Noon to 4 p.m. The BAM! Educators’ Day will be a special event for educators with extra savings, giveaways and prizes. Free educator materials will be provided for their classrooms including posters, bookmarks and classroom event kits from publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, Scholastic, DK, Harper Collins and Penguin. During Educator Week, teachers can also enter to win a $1,000 BAM! shopping spree for their classroom by visiting http://www.booksamillion.com/educators_special.
Beginning October 11th - 17th educators will also receive more of what they love – 25% off their classroom purchases with their BAM! Educator Discount Card. The FREE Books-A-Million Educator Discount Card is made available to educators, librarians, and homeschoolers who teach Pre-Kindergarten through 12th Grade. Typically, a 20% discount is given on books used in the classroom when purchased in conjunction with the Educator’s Discount Card. The extra discount during Educator’s Week is a great incentive for educators to shop for classroom materials.
For stores that feature a Joe Muggs Café, teachers will receive a free tall coffee or hot tea of their choice at the educator kickoff event on October 11th. A community specialist will be on hand to answer questions about book drive opportunities and help educators sign up for the Educator Discount Card.
For those who are interested in signing up for the Books-A-Million Educator Discount Card, they simply need to complete a short application at any register and present a valid educator photo ID to receive their Educator Discount Card and start saving immediately. This season’s hottest kids’ and teen titles will be featured at all Books-A-Million locations, and educators are encouraged to take advantage of the additional savings from October 11th -17th.
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 41 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.