Barnes & Noble offering pre-kindergarten through grade 12 educators, administrators 25% discounts on personal, classroom purchases on Saturday, Dec. 7, online and in stores, with valid Barnes & Noble Educators Discount Card

NEW YORK , December 4, 2013 (press release) – In honor of the company’s commitment to Pre Kindergarten through grade 12 educators and administrators, Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), one of the nation’s largest booksellers and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, is offering teachers a special holiday shopping event on Saturday, December 7.

Educators who shop at their local Barnes & Noble store or via Barnes & ( will receive special discounts* on merchandise:

$25 off NOOK HD (16GB);
25% discount on CDs/DVDs and electronics; and
25% off on personal and classroom purchases.

“We understand school budgets are tight so we’re pleased to show our support of educators with this special day of discounted shopping on December 7,” said Sarah DiFrancesco, Vice President of Business Development, Barnes & Noble, Inc. “Teachers may use the discount to purchase special items for their classrooms and holiday gifts for co-workers or students or simply for themselves. They certainly deserve it! Schools are places of dreams and aspirations, just like a bookstore, and Barnes & Noble is committed to supporting the teachers who help make our country great by educating our children.”

Educators attending the one-day holiday shopping event can also receive information about Barnes & Noble’s 2014 My Favorite Teacher Contest (, which provides middle grade and high school students the opportunity to tell their communities how much they appreciate their teachers by writing an essay, poem or letter about them. Local winning teachers are recognized at an in-store event in the spring and become eligible to win prizes at the regional level. One regional winner will be named the Barnes & Noble National Teacher of the Year.

Educators are encouraged to visit our Store Locator ( to find a Barnes & Noble location near them.

* Educators must present a valid Barnes & Noble Educators Discount Card to receive the discounts. Normal exclusions apply. See any bookseller for details. NOOK GlowLight™, NOOK® HD and NOOK® HD+ devices are not eligible for any educator or bulk discounts at this time. Limit of three NOOK HD devices per educator. Electronics products only available in select stores.

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 673 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s largest e-commerce sites, ( 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® (, while Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC operates 695 bookstores serving over 4.6 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble is proud to be named a J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Customer Service Champion and is only one of 50 U.S. companies so named. Barnes & is ranked the number one online retailer in customer satisfaction in the book, music and video category and a Top 10 online retailer overall in customer satisfaction according to ForeSee E-Retail Satisfaction Index (Spring Top 100 Edition).

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