Saturday, October 04, 2014

A Fall Evening with Local Authors at Waterbury, CT Barnes & Noble

Full announcement UPDATE Monday, 10-6-14:
B&N Wtby hosts
educator appreciation days
including author appearances

[published at bottom of this post]


What: A meet & greet style book signing.

When: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 6- 8:00 p.m.

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers

235 Union Street (Brass Mill Commons)

Waterbury, CT

Local authors and Barnes & Noble on Union Street have joined forces to showcase fiction and non-fiction authors from the surrounding communities. All of the authors’ books will be available for purchase that day.

Featured authors are:

Tara Andrews, No Peanuts for Santa (children’s young readers)

C.C. Gross, Rising Up…from a Long Way Down (parenting & family challenges)

Christine Ieronimo, A Thirst for Home: A Story of Water across the World (children’s picture book)

Mary Donnarumma Sharnick, Thirst and Plagued (historical fiction)

Sean Stellato, No Backing Down: The Story of the 1994 Salem High School Football Team (regional sports)

Andy Thibault, more COOL JUSTICE (current affairs, media/journalism)

This event is featured during Barnes & Noble Waterbury’s Classroom & Homeschooler Educator Appreciation Week which runs from October 11-19, 2014. Educators will receive special discounts all week and be celebrated at the Classroom & Homeschooler Educator Appreciation Reception on Friday October 17 from 3-7pm.

Contact: Robin Masiewicz - Assistant Store Manager, at 203 759-7125 or for additional information on this and other Barnes & Noble events.

  • more COOL JUSTICE website

  • Waterbury, CT – October 2014 – Barnes & Noble Waterbury at 235 Union Street will celebrate Fall Educator Appreciation Days, October 11-19. Barnes & Noble’s Educator Appreciation Days recognize educators and provides them with an opportunity to explore, learn and save. This October’s offerings are the best ever for educators:

    25% discount on personal and classroom book purchases, including Ch ildren’s and Teen titles and educational toys and games;

    25% discount on music, movies, tech gear and more;

    10% off the current price of the Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 NOOK® and NOOK GlowLight™ (limit of five devices per customer with the presentation of a valid Barnes & Noble Educator Discount Card);

    10% discount on all Café consumables purchases, FIRST TIME EVER!

    • A $1,000 shopping spree sponsored by NOOK®. The grand prize winner will receive a $1,000 Barnes & Noble Gift Card, while three runners up will be able to choose a Samsung NOOK or a NOOK GlowLight. To enter, educators can simply visit a local Barnes & Noble store October 11-19, approach the NOOK Boutique® and look for the specially-created Educator Week Sweeps NOOK App™ on the Samsung NOOK devices displayed.

    • A regional sweepstakes drawing for a $500 Barnes & Noble Gift Card and a NOOK GlowLight for educators who attend the Educator Reception on Friday 10/17 from 3-7PM. One educator per region (five total) is eligible.

    These special offers are available to PreK-12 teachers and administrators enrolled in the free Barnes & Noble Educator Discount program. The application form is available in stores or can be downloaded at * 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.

    Barnes & Noble Waterbury will host a local author night and Educator Reception. Author night is Wednesday October 15 from 6-8PM and the Educator Appreciation Reception is Friday October 17 from 3-7PM.

    [Featured authors LISTED ABOVE]

    The Educator Appreciation Reception will be held from 3-7PM and feature goodie bags, Common Core information, fundraising materials, Nook in Educaton, Café Samples, raffles prizes, guest storyteller Christine Ieronimo for family storytime at 630PM, author of A Thirst for Home: A Story of Water across the World, and much more!

    Welcome to our biggest celebration in honor of local educators we have ever had!

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