School & Educator Benefits
Bluebird Books loves our schools! We’re happy and excited to help add great books to your school’s library and classrooms. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or for more information.
PK – 12 teachers and librarians receive a 20% discount on most purchases*. Educators and librarians only need to show us the current year’s school or library ID to sign up.
*Excludes consignment art and books
CHILDREN'S BOOK SPECIALISTS
From the newest, hottest novels, to classics, to specific nonfiction titles, we are dedicated to finding the best books for you and your students. In order to give you the best customer service, please call to set up a personal shopping appointment with our knowledgeable staff. We are excited to start working on great book selections for your classroom or library!
Schools receive a 20% discount on most purchases and orders. Some exceptions apply. Bulk orders for the classroom may get additional discounts (up to 30%).
AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR VISITS
We can bring creative, interactive programs by authors and illustrators from around the country to your school or library. Working together, we will ensure that these visits are exciting and successful for you and your students. Skype visits are easy to setup!
Kids love field trips, so why not show them how a local business works? Bring your class to Bluebird Books and we'll give them a tour and discuss and how books make their way to our shelves.
You tell us what you want for your classroom or library, we keep the list. Just tell your school and community we have your wish list and we'll help them find what you need.
SUMMER READING LISTS
Share your list with us and we will keep those titles in stock. We’ll also have the list on hand for your students.
We will be putting out a newsletter with current information from publishers, and links to teacher materials for new titles with core curriculum information.
CLASSROOM BOOK READINGS
We are available to visit your classroom to read. We can select the book or your can request your favorite. Please contact us at email@example.com to schedule.
We often do book talks on new releases to inspire your young readers. This can be done at your school or at the bookstore. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule.
TEACHER’S NIGHT OUT
We will be holding an Educator’s Night Out twice a year. Once in October and once in early May. Wine will be served and prizes will be given out! Watch for dates of our next event.
GIVE ME SUMMER
GIVE ME BOOKS
We will be recognizing the school with the most students sign up for our summer reading program with an author skype visit from one of the book authors and a selection of Advanced Reader copies for students to read and review.
Bluebird Books is happy to help you raise money while adding great books to your classrooms and/or to your students’ homes. Let us know what fundraising options works best for your school. Please send an email to email@example.com for more information.
BOOKFAIR AT BLUEBIRD BOOKS
Simplify your life and the lives of your school volunteers--have a bookfair here at Bluebird Books! Your school will receive a percentage of sales in store credit or in cash. We’ll supply our complete selection of terrific books and our knowledgeable staff (we’ll even gift wrap for you!). You supply the refreshments, entertainment, or anything else you’d like to add to make this a successful FUNdraising event!
Looking for a more meaningful and longer lasting way to celebrate birthdays at your school? Have your librarian or teachers create classroom/library wish lists. When it’s time to celebrate a child’s birthday, the parents (or grandparents, or uncles, aunts, grandparents, siblings, neighbors, or even your father’s sister's cousin’s former college roommate) can purchase those books at Bluebird Books at a discount, and deliver the book to the school on their special day.
- 20% off all non-sale purchases – excluding used books and items on consignment
- Emails that include special savings – up to 25% on special titles
- 25 to 30% discount on bulk purchases
- Store managed teacher/library “wish list” registry – please send via email
- It is EASY – simply sign up at the store. That is it! No cards, no numbers, no hassle!
Teacher must show proof of current employment with a school I.D. or paystub. Home school educators must show proper certification.
Last name, first name of educator: _________________________________________
COMMUNITY GIVING TREE
Bluebird Books has created a community giving tree where our customers can support their local school by purchasing specified books. It is easy, all we need is a list and we will advertise to our community.
BATTLE OF THE BOOKS
Bluebird Books sponsors the nationally recognized Battle of the Books program. We provide the list of books, questions for the competition, and monthly visits with the students to keep them on track. The final competition is held at Bluebird Books the first Saturday in May. Please contact Julia at Bluebird Books if you would like to participate this year.
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