Barnes & Noble at LSU Ribbon Cutting Postponed

11/01/2012 02:45 PM

BATON ROUGE – The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Barnes & Noble at LSU, originally scheduled for Nov. 2, has been postponed. Barnes & Noble officials were unable to travel to Baton Rouge due to Hurricane Sandy, so the ribbon-cutting ceremony will be rescheduled. The rescheduled date will be announced in the near future.


Grand opening events will still take place at the bookstore through the weekend, and include:

Friday, Nov. 2
All day
Grand opening

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Free tall coffee in the Café

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Godiva sampling

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Storytime & Signing – Authors Amanda Morgan & Jessica McDaniel
Amanda Morgan and Jessica McDaniel will be signing copies of their children’s book, “Goodnight Tigers,” an LSU-themed version of “Goodnight Moon.”

Saturday, Nov. 3
10 a.m. – noon
Author Mark Walter
“Tiger’s A to Z” that will teach children the ABC’s of LSU

Noon – 2 p.m.
Author Dale Brown
“Getting Over the Four Hurdles of Life” book signing

3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Author Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré
“Leadership in the New Normal” book signing


All day
Clinique sampling

For more information on the bookstore and special events, visit the Barnes & Noble at LSU bookstore website at

Ernie  Ballard 
LSU Media Relations

Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2012