Bookapalooza! Events Promote Summer Reading, Benefit Cobb Schools


The Cobb Schools Foundation and Barnes and Noble are teaming up to present “Cobb Schools Bookapalooza!” The weeklong event held at all three Cobb County Barnes and Noble locations, kicks off June 14-18 and benefits Cobb schools, students and teachers.

Exciting storytimes, special events and daily door prizes are planned each day throughout the week at all three Barnes and Noble locations. Events and sponsors include story time with The Atlanta Opera, mini SAT Prep classes presented by The Princeton Review, “Ballerinas and Buccaneers” High Tea on the High Seas presented by Georgia Ballet and Theatre in the Square, storytime and player greeting with the Atlanta Beat soccer team, visit from the Atlanta Thrashers mascot “Thrash,” author visits and Friday night Music and Mayhem with rock bands and Twilight Trivia! Other sponsors include Credit Union of Georgia, World of Coca Cola and Scarlett on the Square. All events are free of charge.

“We are excited to be partnering up with Barnes and Noble and all our many sponsors to promote summer reading for our students in Cobb County. We hope everyone will come out with their families, enjoy the many events and activities planned during the week and support our schools,” stated Sheri Brante, Foundation Executive Director.

A portion of the sales during the week benefits the Foundation. Simply mention you are shopping to support Cobb Schools at the register. You can also support Cobb Schools by shopping online at during the week and enter Bookfair ID #10204428 at checkout.

The Cobb Schools Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting, rewarding and enhancing the schools, staff and students of Cobb County School District. Proceeds from the event will help to fund Foundation programs including grants to teachers, scholarships to graduating seniors, After School Program scholarships to kids in need and so much more.

For more information about the Foundation and to view an updated list of Bookapalooza events scheduled at your local Barnes and Noble, please visit

View the Bookapalooza! event schedule in Adobe PDF format.