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December 9, 2013

Barnes & Noble pairs up with Reading Partners for holiday fundraising events

6002618684_b76222a052_nReading Partners Colorado and Reading Partners Charleston are partnering with Barnes & Noble this week for a special holiday fundraising event.

Both regions have worked with Barnes & Noble to set up fun and interactive in-store events, where a portion of the proceeds will go directly to Reading Partners.

Colorado’s event will take place tonight, December 9, 2013, from 4-8pm at the Barnes and Noble located at 960 S. Colorado Blvd in Glendale, Colorado. The event will include readings from two Colorado authors: Linda Petrie Bunch, author of the Hannah Mountain Dogs series, and Frederick L. Wolfe, author of High Summits: 370 Famous Peak First Ascents.

But, the action doesn’t stop there! There is still time to contribute by ordering online, where 20% of the proceeds will go towards providing one-on-one tutoring to children to help improve their reading skills, with Reading Partners. This online event will only last until December 13, 2013

This is a great opportunity to buy some wonderful gifts for the children and booklovers in your life, while giving back to reading programs and students in local elementary schools. Anyone can contribute to Reading Partners Colorado or Reading Partners Charleston online by shopping on the Barnes & Noble website (bn.com).

Instructions:

1. Shop online at bn.com. Find a wide variety of  wonderful holiday gifts!

2. Proceed to checkout and under the “Payment” section look for the “Bookdrive” option.

3. Select “Bookdrive” in the Payment section and enter the Vendor Code:

Charleston Vendor Code: 11238516

Colorado Vendor Code: 11233244

4. Proceed with Checkout. Details

Note: If signed in to your BN.COM account, you may need to click “Change” on the Payment section on the Checkout page and then scroll to bottom.

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Our Mission. Our mission is to help children become lifelong readers by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction with measurable results.

Our Vision. We envision a future where all children in this nation have the reading skills they need to reach their full potential.

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