NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 31, 2018--Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced that it will be hosting a LEGO ® Harry Potter™ Hogwarts™ Train build event at select stores nationwide on Saturday, August 4, at 2 PM, where customers will have the opportunity to build a mini Hogwarts train that they can take home with them. There are limited quantities available and select stores may require customers to sign up for the event in advance. Customers should contact their local store for details as soon as possible so they do not miss out on this exciting event!

A new line of LEGO ® Harry Potter products will be available for purchase at the event, while supplies last, including LEGO ® Fantastic Beasts™ Newt’s Case of Magical Creatures and LEGO ® Harry Potter™ and Fantastic Beasts™ Minifigures. The full list of new LEGO ® Harry Potter products that launch at Barnes & Noble on August 1 and will be available for purchase at the event, while supplies last, will include the following:

Hogwarts™ Express Aragog's Lair Newt’s Case of Magical Creatures LEGO ® Harry Potter™ and Fantastic Beasts™ Minifigures Hogwarts™ Great Hall Grindelwald's Escape Hogwarts™ Whomping Willow™

The event continues Barnes & Noble’s 20 th anniversary celebration of the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in the United States, and also will include 20 Years of Magic event kits featuring cool giveaways.

In addition, customers will receive 25% off all Harry Potter paperbacks, including the new books featuring Brian Selznick’s artwork, in-store and online through August 6.

Customers are encouraged to share pictures of the event on their social media channels using the hashtags, #BNHarryPotter20 and #BNLEGOBuild.

For more information, customers should visit the Barnes & Noble Store Locator or speak with one of the knowledgeable booksellers at their local store.

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is the world’s largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The Company operates 630 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com ( www.bn.com ). The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK ® tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store ®. The NOOK Store ( www.nook.com ) features digital books, periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps ™ available for Android ™, iOS ® and Windows ®.

General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained by visiting the Company's corporate website at www.barnesandnobleinc.com.

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CONTACT: Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Mary Ellen Keating, 212-633-3323

Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

mkeating@bn.com

or

Alex Ortolani, 212-633-3379

Director, Corporate Communications

aortolani@bn.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW YORK

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: WOMEN EDUCATION PRIMARY/SECONDARY UNIVERSITY CONTINUING ENTERTAINMENT GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT CHILDREN PARENTING TEENS RETAIL PRESCHOOL TRAINING SPECIALTY OTHER RETAIL CONSUMER FAMILY

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