Are you ready to get into the holiday spirit AND support an awesome literacy nonprofit right here in Asheville? Well then head on down to Barnes & Noble in Biltmore Town Square the weekend after Thanksgiving for the Read to Succeed Holiday Book Fair!
Where: Barnes & Noble in South Asheville (33 Town Square Blvd, Ste 100, Asheville, NC.)
When: Sat., November 28th - Sun., November 29th, 2020
What to expect: Barnes & Noble staff will be handing out COVID-safe snacks from the cafe as well as bookmarks and crafts for kids to take home.
The best part? Proceeds from every purchase that weekend will go to Read to Succeed Asheville/Buncombe. Plus, everyone who visits has a chance to win this awesome holiday bundle featured below.
How to Shop & Support R2S
To ensure your Barnes & Noble purchase benefits R2S, make sure you present the bookmark below when checking out. You can click the PDF below to open and print it, or they will be handing out bookmarks at the entrance to Barnes & Noble on the days of the Book Fair (Nov. 28th and 29th).
Would you rather shop online! No problem! Visit BarnesandNoble.com online and make sure to check the box that asks you if yours is a book fair order on the payment page. When prompted, enter the R2S Bookfair ID: 12602066. Learn more here
RSVP for the R2S Book Fair on facebook here and you will get a reminder when it is happening! This family-friendly event is TOTALLY free to attend and Barnes & Noble is taking all precautions to keep everyone who participates safe and comfortable.
Our deepest gratitude goes out to Barnes & Noble who has already collected over 400 children's books for R2S as part of their larger Holiday Book Drive that runs through Dec. 12th, 2020. Your dedication to children in our community and literacy achievement is energizing, and we are so thankful for your partnership!
Did you know November is National Family Literacy Month? What an excellent time to celebrate reading together as a family!
From birth to adulthood, research shows that reading aloud with kids builds strong literacy skills. Learning to read is the most important skill a child can learn since all future learning depends on reading ability. All future academic success, professional achievement, emotional and behavioral development, civic engagement, financial well-being, and overall health depend in part on a person’s literacy skills.
When young children learn to read at grade-level, they also feel more confident, capable, and enthusiastic about learning. Don’t miss these ten fun ideas for celebrating National Family Literacy Month in November (and all year!):
Read to Succeed Asheville/Buncombe (R2S) is a local, independent nonprofit on a mission to close the