Customers invited to donate new children’s books for students heading
back to school
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#BAMBrigade–Calling all book worms! Spread your love for literature with students
this school year by participating in Books-A-Million’s Annual Book
Drive, now through Saturday, August 27! Customers are
encouraged to choose a favorite children’s book to be donated to schools
and libraries across the United States where resources for literature
are limited. Happening at all of Books-A-Million’s 250+ locations, each
store has partnered with a local school in its community to provide
students with new books for the upcoming school year.
“As a leading book retailer, we believe it’s our duty to ensure every
child, no matter the circumstance, has access to books and the
opportunity to learn through literacy,” said Scott Kappler, Vice
President of Marketing at Books-A-Million. “Our ultimate hope is that at
the end of this book drive, thousands of kids across the U.S. will
experience the joy of reading and gain confidence in themselves and
their ability to succeed in their education.”
Customers interested in participating in the book drive can choose from
a personal favorite or from one of the many suggestions located near the
store checkout! Popular books to be considered for donation include JK
Rowling’s recently released eighth installment of the Harry Potter
series “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts I & II,” Dr. Seuss’s
inspiring short story “Oh, the Places You’ll Go,” Chris Colfer’s
adventurous novel “The Land of Stories,” Marcus Pfister’s classic tale
“The Rainbow Fish” and many more!
All donations must be purchased, as new, from Books-A-Million. For more
information or to participate in the book drive, please visit www.booksamillion.com.
Books-A-Million, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is the second
largest chain of bookstores in the United States. Books-A-Million got
its start in 1917 as a magazine stand in Florence, Alabama and now
operates over 250 stores in the 32 states as well as an online store at http://www.booksamillion.com.
While Books-A-Million’s presence has grown, the goal has remained the
same: to serve each community with the best selection of books, toys,
tech and more, all at great prices. Find the nearest Books-A-Million at http://www.booksamillion.com/storefinder.