Barnes and Noble has announced the return of B-Fest, the companies second annual book festival for teens in select stores. Authors will be appearing in stores around the country to read their work, sign books, and meet fans, so head to your local B&N to meet your favorites, get your hands on excerpts of upcoming books, learn more about exciting upcoming releases, and swap reading recs with fellow fans of books for teens.
Calling all comics fans: B Super at 2 p.m.! Celebrate iconic DC Comics superheroes and heroines, including Batman and Wonder Woman. Don’t miss trivia, mad libs, book excerpts from Leigh Bardugo’s Wonder Woman: Warbringer and Marie Lu’s Batman: Nightwalker, and a giveaway of two copies of Batman per participating store. And remember to wear your superheroic best for the costume contest!
B Part of the Fun at 3 p.m., there will be celebrating for your favorite teen series with games, trivia, scavenger hunts, and more.
Aspiring writers will want to B Creative at 5 p.m., with story development workshops created by Barnes & Noble’s NOOK and Adaptive Studios.
Date: Saturday, September 23rd
Location: 97 Warren Street – Barnes and Noble
For more information please visit their website HERE.
The nation’s largest retail bookseller has an amazing lineup for the month of June. Including famous comedians, world-champion boxers, well-known YouTubers, bestselling authors, and so many others. They will be making appearances to stores nationwide to share their new books, including in NYC. Fans will be able to come to the store throughout the month of June to meet their favorite celebrities like: Roxane Gay, Bethany Mota, Don Winslow, and Sherman Alexie.
Date: Many dates throughout June
Time: All different
Location: Upper West Side, Union Square and Tribeca
For more information and exact days visit their website HERE
Lots of great local events in the neighborhood for us to shower our Mom’s with love this weekend!
Date: Saturday, May 13th
Location: NY Kids Club- 393 South End Avenue
Ticket: $48, Siblings $24
Enjoy running around in the state of the art gym and bouncing on the trampoline, creating mother’s day cards and a sing- along with live guitarist. Includes Pizza dinner for the kids and prosecco and apps for the adults
For more information, please visit their website HERE
Learn how to create the perfect bouquet by EB Florals founder and designer Eric Buterbaugh. Each floral arrangement will be paired with a suggested fragrance followed by a personalized, custom sketched Mother’s Card.
Date: Saturday, May 13th
Date: Sunday, May 14th
Barnes and Noble, the nation’s largest retail book seller is hosting a special event in stores around the country and in our very own NYC. Fans are invited to the store to celebrate the release of the live-action movie with a special Storytime reading of Cynthia Rylant’s Beauty and the Beast picture book. After Storytime, fans are encouraged to join in a sing-along to the beloved movie soundtrack featuring all the classic, popular songs from the movie. Additionally, children will be able to create their own story scenes from the movie using stickers, writing or drawing. There will be several giveaways throughout the duration of the event! We hope you will be our guest!
Date: Saturday, April 1st
Location: 122 Fifth Avenue – Barnes and Noble Bookstore
Age(s): All ages welcomed
Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to gather the kids and check out some fun things to do in Lower Manhattan. We’ve rounded up some of our favorites and shared details and website information on how to register and learn more. Share the love!
Create a crafty Valentine’s Day card for the whole family.
Location: 97 Warren Street (B&N Tribeca)
Ages: all ages welcome
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Location: 103 Charlton Street (Children’s Museum of the Arts)
Location: 39 Battery Place (The Skyscraper Museum)
Ages: All ages
Fee: $5/child (Museum members are free)
Time: 5:00p – 6:30p
Location: 40 Gold Street (Kidville)
Ages: All ages
Fee: $25/per child (members) and $30/child (non-members)
Location: B&N Tribeca- 97 Warren Street
Ages: All Ages
Visit Tribeca Barnes and Noble for a holiday story time at the following times:
Date: Friday, December 2nd
Time: 7:00pmBook: Polar Express Pajama StorytimeDate: Saturday, December 3rdTime: 11:00amBook: How the Grinch Stole ChristmasDate: Saturday, December 17thTime: 11:00amBook: Santa’s Sleigh Is on its Way to My HouseDate: Saturday, December 31stTime: 11:00am
Book: Hap-Pea All Year
Location: 97 Warren Street