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June 12, 2014

Barnes & Noble offers more than just textbooks this summer

Barnes & Noble at Indiana State University features more than just textbooks in its superstore at Cherry and Fourth streets. It offers a large selection of general reading books, clothing, gifts, school/office supplies and a Starbucks Café. The bookstore also hosts many programs and events in-house to encourage the love of reading for everyone in the community.

Book clubs are offered for book lovers of all ages. All clubs vote on reading selections each meeting and discuss the choice at the following meeting. There is no cost to join. Clubs meet every other week and new members are welcome to join any time.

• Young Readers, ages 9-11

• Beginning Readers, ages 6-8

• Tween Book Club, ages 11-14

• Adult Readers, 18 and older

Free kids' parties are thrown each month with different book themes. The kids create crafts, have snacks, and enjoy story time and games that are in keeping with the theme of the party. Kids are encouraged to dress up with the theme. Parties are free of charge and are for kids ages 3 and older.  

• Lots of Legos, this Saturday

• A Day at the Beach, 2 p.m. July 12

Barnes & Noble has story time in the children’s section of the store at 6 p.m. each Tuesday and at 11 a.m. Saturday. Story time is focused on ages 3 to 6. The kids read stories and create a craft to go along with the theme of the story.

In addition to these events the bookstore also houses live music, coffee tastings and more. Receive updates on all programs at Barnes & Noble ISU by visiting

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