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Books-A-Million Recognizes Teachers with Biannual Educator Week, April 5-13

April 2, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 2, 2019--With around-the-clock dedication, teachers continuously make a substantial impact by touching the lives of future generations that shape our communities. From April 5-13, Books-A-Million will honor teachers’ hard work with the biannual Educator Week. Teachers can save 25 percent on all in-store purchases in addition to the opportunity to win a variety of prizes and receive special offers throughout the week! Educators are also invited to the special in-store kick-off event at all locations on Friday, April 5 from 4-7 p.m.

As part of Educator Week, teachers who bring their school ID to any Books-A-Million location will be able to register for the official Educator Card, which grants access to benefits and discounts throughout the year. With the Educator Cards, they are eligible for the 25 percent off in-store discount, registration for multiple giveaways and other special offers – during this week only.

“We want the teachers in our communities to know how much they are valued and treasured for everything they do,” said Scott Kappler, chief marketing officer at Books-A-Million. “Educator Week is just a small way for us to show our gratitude to the hard-working teachers who not only educate and instill core values but also touch the lives of students, families and beyond.”

All Books-A-Million locations will host a special kick-off event on Friday, April 5 from 4-7 p.m. to launch the week’s celebration. Teachers are invited to visit their local store to pick up a complimentary Joe Muggs beverage or a free Yogurt Mountain treat. Throughout the week, teachers can enter online for a chance to win a $1,000 Books-A-Million gift card and one of four $250 Books-A-Million gift cards at booksamillion.com/educatorsweeps.

For more information regarding Educator Week at Books-A-Million, please visit booksamillion.com/educatorweek.

ABOUT BOOKS-A-MILLION

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 200 stores in 32 states as well as an online store at  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, games and entertainment, all at great prices. Find the nearest Books-A-Million at  booksamillion.com/storefinder. Follow Books-A-Million on Twitter ( twitter.com/booksamillion ) and like us on Facebook ( facebook.com/booksamillion ).

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BRAVE Public Relations

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA ALABAMA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: EDUCATION PRIMARY/SECONDARY ENTERTAINMENT RETAIL BOOKS SPECIALTY

SOURCE: Books-A-Million

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PUB: 04/02/2019 10:29 AM/DISC: 04/02/2019 10:29 AM

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