Barnes & Noble Announces Educator Appreciation Days Every Saturday & Sunday in April to Celebrate Pre-K-12 Teachers & Administrators

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Discounts Include 25% Off Most Merchandise, Plus Special Offers on Select Tech Tools and NOOK® Devices

New York, NY – March 27, 2018 –To celebrate pre-K-12 public, private and homeschool educators and administrators, Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced the return of Educator Appreciation Days for every Saturday and Sunday in April. Starting Sunday, April 1, local stores will feature special discounts* for teachers and administrators such as 25% off most merchandise like books, toys and games. The offers will also be valid online at for purchases made on Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29.

“Educator Appreciation Days are always a favorite among educators and our booksellers,” said Tracy Vidakovich, Vice President, Business Development for Barnes & Noble. “We are thrilled to bring them back for the month of April, to continue our dedication to education by providing teachers and administrators deeper discounts in stores and online.”

April’s Educator Appreciation Days special discount offerings are:

  • 25% off the list price on most books, gifts, music, DVDs, and toys and games for classroom and personal purchase
  • 10% off select NOOK® by Samsung devices, including: Samsung Galaxy Tab A NOOK® 7” **, Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK® 8” **, Samsung Galaxy Tab E NOOK®6” **, as well as the NOOK GlowLight 3®**.
  • 10% off Café consumables (in-store only)
  • 10% off select tech tools

The special discounts offered during Educator Appreciation Days are available to pre-K to grade 12 teachers and administrators enrolled in the free Barnes & Noble Educator Discount Card Program. To take advantage of these offers, educators can apply for their Barnes & Noble Educator Discount Card in their local store or download the form from the Educator Application page online.

*Exclusions can be found in the Educator Program Terms and Conditions available at Educators must present a valid Barnes & Noble Educator Discount Card to receive the discounts in store. Educators can also receive the discounts online at only on Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29, by entering their educator number in the Membership area of the page. See any bookseller for details.

**Discount applied to price after instant rebate. Offer excludes NOOK Tablet® 7", NOOK Books®, or other digital content and accessories for digital devices. There is a limit of five devices per customer.

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