Barnes & Noble River Oaks Announces Pop-Up Shop at Houston Mini Maker Faire

Style Magazine Newswire | 10/20/2016, 6:09 p.m.
Barnes & Noble River Oaks today announced a pop-up shop at the Houston Mini Maker Faire on November 12th & ...

Houston, TX–October 20, 2016– Barnes & Noble River Oaks today announced a pop-up shop at the Houston Mini Maker Faire on November 12th & 13th which will feature products from leading vendors in technology and education including littleBits, Spin Master, Sphero and more, in addition to Make: Magazine. Barnes & Noble’s presence at the Houston Mini Maker Faire highlights the company’s ongoing commitment to promoting tech literacy and raising awareness for the Maker Movement in local communities throughout the country, including Houston, TX.

The specific products featured at the Barnes & Noble River Oaks pop-up shop at Houston Mini Maker Faire will include littleBits Gizmos and Gadgets Kit from littleBits, Sphero Sprk+ from Orbotix Inc., CreoPop 3D Drawing Pen from CreoPop and so much more. Make: Magazine will also be featured at Barnes & Noble’s pop-up shop. To learn more about the merchandise that will be featured, customers should visit BN.com. For a full list of products that will be available for purchase, customers should contact Barnes & Noble River Oaks and speak with a knowledgeable bookseller.

“Barnes & Noble River Oaks is thrilled to have a presence at Houston Mini Maker Faire and to make available for purchase leading technology and educational products that are perfect for customers of all ages who have a desire to create, learn and share, and who bring a DIY mindset to technology,” says Michelle Nelson, Community Business Development Manager at Barnes & Noble River Oaks. “We are proud to further Barnes & Noble’s commitment to promoting tech literacy and raising awareness for the Maker Movement within Houston, TX and we hope that our participation helps to inspire everyone to become a Maker and connect with people and projects in their local community.”

Houston Mini Maker Faire will take place at the George R. Brown Convention Center. For more information, customers should contact or visit Barnes & Noble River Oaks and speak with a knowledgeable bookseller.

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation’s largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The Company operates 640 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com). The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK® tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store features more than 4 million digital books in the US (www.nook.com), plus periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps™ available for Android™, iOS® and Windows®.