2 nd & Charles is devoting an entire week to teachers with Educator Week, where teachers will be able to save 25% on classroom items, get free educational materials and be nominated to win a $1,000 2 nd & Charles gift card.

A kickoff event for Educator Week will be held from 12-4 pm on Saturday, April 4. The event gives teachers a chance to win a $25 2 nd & Charles gift card as well as get free classroom kits that will include posters and bookmarks from Random House, Simon & Schuster and Scholastic DK. Educator Week will last until Friday, April 10. Complete details on Educator Week can be found on the 2nd & Charles Facebook page.

"At one point in everyone's life, there was a teacher that played a vital role," said Eric Bishop, Vice President of 2 nd & Charles. "Our teachers instill a love for learning within us and encourage our desire to continue a lifetime of education through reading. We are excited to celebrate all the work teachers do with Educator Week."

Students will be able to show their appreciation for their favorite teacher by nominating them to win a $1,000 2 nd & Charles gift card. From March 29 to April 10, students can go to the 2nd & Charles Facebook page and nominate their favorite teacher to win.

"We are thrilled to give one teacher a $1,000 gift card," said Bishop. "What an honor to be nominated by your students and then win a 2 nd & Charles gift card on top of that!"

Along with the kickoff event and gift card giveaways, 2 nd & Charles Educator Card holders will save 25% on items for their classroom purchased during Educator Week. There is no fee to sign up for a 2 nd & Charles Educator Card, teachers can just bring their school ID to the store and register during checkout. Cardholders save 20% on their classroom materials purchase at 2 nd & Charles throughout the year.

2 nd & Charles will also give teachers the chance to win the Rosetta Stone® Spanish edition, a Book Lovers calendar and more.

To discover everything 2 nd & Charles has to offer, visit www.2ndandcharles.com. For complete information on Educator Week, go to the 2nd & Charles Facebook page.

About 2nd & Charles

2nd & Charles specializes in trading used books, audio books, CDs, DVDs, video games, game systems, vinyl records and accessories. Stores buy and sell based on the condition and popularity of the product. 2nd & Charles presently operates in 14 states. 2nd & Charles is a division of Books-A-Million, Inc., and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol BAMM. For more information, visit  www.2ndandcharles.com.

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