Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble

3 level store, includes Music/DVD department, Nook Boutique, and Cafe The nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products.

Operating as usual

There's still time! We're celebrating teachers with our 9th annual My Favorite Teacher Contest! High school students can nominate their favorite K-12 teachers for the Barnes & Noble National Teacher of the Year Award and the chance to win money and prizes. Learn more:

Introducing the Barnes & Noble Book Club! The #BNBookClub features exclusive content from bestselling authors & special in-store promotions. Meg Wolitzer's THE FEMALE PERSUASION is our first pick, to be discussed in stores on Wed 5/2 @ 6 PM. Pre-order now:


[12/30/17]   We regret that we will be closed from now through Wednesday January 3, due to the lack of heat in the building. We are working on the problem and plan to reopen at 9 am on Wednesday. Stay warm this holiday weekend! We hope you curl up with a good book! 🥂📚

[12/29/17]   Thank you for all of your words of support and for shopping with us for 21 years. We have enjoyed sharing our passion of books with you. Our doors will officially close to the public on January 11, 2018. We hope you will visit us before that time. Our best to you in the new year, and no matter what, #keepreading

Our closing sale has begun! All bargain, toys & games, and most gift product is 30% off. Come check out the selection before it’s too late! #closingsale #greatdeals

Congratulations to bookseller Connie on getting her five year pin! #booksellergoals #bookexpert #5years

We are so excited to welcome St Alban’s Early Childhood Center today for their book fair! Come support them and join us for storytime and crafts. Hope to see you there! #bnbookfairs

Celebrate #NationalCheesecakeDay w/ $1 off any slice of Cheesecake Factory Bakery Cheesecake when you present this coupon:

Today at 3pm you are invited to meet author Kurt Newman, MD, here to discuss his new book, Healing Children! Hope to see you there! #authorevent

Superhero fans of all ages are invited to #GetPopCultured at #BNStorytime! Join us tomorrow at 11am, dressed up in costune to celebrate w/ giveaways & activities!

"Once upon a time, there were four little rabbits..." Celebrate Beatrix Potter's birthday with our delightful Peter Rabbit gift collection! #peterrabbit

This weekend is your last chance to take advantage of our B2G3rd free Yen Press Manga sale! Only a few days left! #manga #yenpress

We are SO EXCITED about Ruth Ware's newest novel The Lying Game! Have you gotten your copy yet? #staffrecs #bookrecommendations #ruthware

Do you have barista experience? Are you looking for a new job? We are hiring a full-time cafe lead! Visist to apply!

#MichaelConnelly fan? His new book The Late Show, his first featuring a female lead, is 50% off! And select backlist titles from Connelly AND #Baldacci are only $10 each!

Have you heard? Naomi Klein's new book No Is Not Enough is now available! #bookrecommendations #staffrecs #noisnotenough #naomiklein

"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises." - Pedro Calderon de la Barca #monochromemonday

Where will you go this summer? Let #BNSummerReading take you to far off worlds on exciting adventures! #summerreading

It's #SHORTSTORYSUNDAY! You might've missed Pastoralia and St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves back when they came out, but Saunders and Russell never dissapoint!

Looking for a quick weekend read? Try Equipment for Living: On Poetry and Pop Music or Fever Dream. Both are new, #200pagesorless, and fantastic! #weekendreads

"There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed." Happy birthday, Papa. #hemingway #ernesthemingway

Holy hippogriffs, Harry! All paperback Harry Potter books are now 25% off! #harrypotter #getpopcultured #hogwarts

Whoa! Lisa Maxwell, author of The Last Magician, popped into the store today! #YA #author

Now DC Comics are B2g3rd free?!! You better hurry because this sale will not last long! 😳 #dccomics #getpopcultured

Happy #WorldEmojiDay! We've got emojis for every age, from this emoji-filled teen series to products from the new movie, come check it out!

"How wonderful yellow is. It satands for the sun." - Vincent van Gogh #monochromemonday #itwasallyellow #fiction

It's #shortstorysunday!!! A Life of Adventure and Delight and Half Wild are both new collections that we can't wait to read!

There are SO MANY awesome #200pagesorless novels, that sometimes it's hard to choose! What are you reading this weekend? #weekendreads

Dog lovers: Pig the Pug is back in Pig the Winner & we're reading both at #BNStorytime! join us tomorrow at 11am!

Summer is a great time for new #nonfiction! If you're looking for a great read that you haven't heard of try one of these:

For a limited time only: all #Marvel comic books are B2G3rd free! Come check out the awesome selection! Happy #EmbraceYourGeeknessDay! 🤓

Do you like weird, unconventional fiction? Emma - one of our literary fiction experts - pulled together some of her favorites. Why not try something different? #weirdfiction #staffrecs

Are you a fiction reader trying to add more nonfiction to your list? Here are some suggestions from our morning crew.

Awwww yeah! It's National Sugar Cookie Day! End your weekend on a sweet note with a delicious sugar cookie in our cafe 😋 #sugarcookieday

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