BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 6, 2018--Fandoms unite! To celebrate Pop Culture Month for fans of all ages and interests, all Books-A-Million locations are hosting events every Saturday inJuly from 2-4 p.m. From dog-gone good storytime to potion-making classes with magical wands, enthusiasts are invited to join their favorite fandom communities including Harry Potter, Rilakkuma, the rescue pups from PAW Patrol and more for crafts, games and exclusive collector’s items.

PAW Patrol Event Saturday, July 7 from 2-4 p.m. The pups are back in action! Books-A-Million will host storytime, games and activities for kids featuring the rescue dogs in training. After a captivating storytime about the plucky pups, children can continue the fun with coloring and crafts, including creating a special PAW Patrol Badge necklace to join the team of puppies in their adventures. Cartoon Network Presents: Animation Saturday! Saturday, July 14 from 2-4 p.m. Prepare to go cartoon crazy with the Cartoon Network party featuring the award winning shows “Steven Universe” and “We Bare Bears.” Kids can join the fun with games and activities including a Pink Diamond scavenger hunt, pin the star on Steven, We Bare Bears memory match and more! In addition to the cartoon crafts, customers can enter to win a special prize pack from Cartoon Network which includes plush characters featured in “We Bare Bears” and “Steven Universe.” To be eligible to win the ultimate prize pack and other character swag, customers can like and share the post on the Books-A-Million Facebook page beginning Monday, July 9 through Saturday, July 14. Rilakkuma Presents: Kawaii Saturday Saturday, July 21 from 2-4 p.m. Celebrate the cuddly phenomenon, Rilakkuma, and all of his Kawaii friends! Books-A-Million will host cute crafts and activities for all ages featuring the snuggly plush bear and his group of adorable companions. In honor of Rilakkuma, customers will receive a FREE gift with a purchase of Rilakkuma of $25 or more on Saturday, July 21 while supplies last. San Diego ComicCon Exclusives During the week of July 25 Books-A-Million has the exclusive ComicCon items including “Star Wars” swag, Marvel Universe collectibles, Game of Thrones gadgets and gizmos, Harry Potter magic and more! Visit any Books-A-Million location or the Books-A-Million website to explore the ComicCon exclusives beginning the week of July 25 or while supplies last. Harry Potter 20 Years of Magic Celebration Saturday, July 28 from 2-4 p.m. The Boy Who Lived celebrates 20 years of magical adventures! In honor of the 20 th anniversary of the creation of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Books-A-Million invites guests to participate in a day of magical activities to commemorate the books that charmed the world. Customers are encouraged to dress as their favorite Hogwarts character as they are sorted into one of the four Hogwarts Houses, test their skills in a wand-making or charms class and play head to head trivia with Harry Potter experts. Fans can add to their collection of wizarding paraphernalia with the newly released book covers by Brian Selznick for a great value of buy two get the third free, collect the exclusive edition plush Hedwig and the FUNKO professors pack featuring Severus Snape, Minerva McGonagall and Albus Dumbledore. Visit www.booksamillion.com/harrypotter for more information about all things magic.

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