Barnes & Noble Celebrates The LEGO® Movie 2 With Build Event at Stores Nationwide, February 23

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Fans can Build Their Own LEGO Set Inspired by the Feature Film and Get Exclusive Giveaways, While Supplies Last

NEW YORK– February 5, 2019 – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced a LEGO® build event at stores nationwide on Saturday, February 23, at 2 PM, to celebrate the new movie, The LEGO® Movie 2: The Second Part. Customers will have the opportunity to build and take home Emmet’s Dream House/Rescue Rocket, play activities, and get free giveaways, while supplies last. Customers can sign up for the event on BN.com.

“We are thrilled to welcome LEGO fans to our stores to celebrate the highly-anticipated film,” said Kathleen Campisano, Vice President, Toys & Games at Barnes & Noble. “This event will bring the movie to life by offering fans the chance to have a special, exclusive experience, as well as take home a 2-in-1 build of their very own, Emmett’s Dream House/Rescue Rocket.”

During the event, fans will be able to celebrate The LEGO® Movie 2, which premieres February 8, with a photo opportunity with Emmet’s Dream House/Rescue Rocket backdrop and a fun build event, and Barnes & Noble Cafés will offer a special $1 M&M® Blondie Blast for attendees.

Barnes & Noble is also carrying the new line of LEGO products based on The LEGO® Movie 2, including building sets and Young Reader books, on sale in stores and on BN.com.

Select stores may require customers to sign up for the event in advance. Customers should visit the Barnes & Noble Store Locator or speak with one of the knowledgeable booksellers for more information.

Attendees of the LEGO build are encouraged to share pictures of the event on their social media channels using the hashtags, #BNLEGOBuild and #BNAwesomerTogether.

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