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Smart Beginnings Book Fair coming to Barnes and Noble at Tanglewood Mall

Published On: Nov 14 2013 08:01:52 AM EST   Updated On: Nov 14 2013 08:11:27 AM EST

Smart Beginnings Greater Roanoke Program Director Kris Meyers and her sons talk about the importance of reading.


Getting kids ready to start kindergarten is the main mission of Smart Beginnings.

This Saturday, you can help out with its efforts, by doing a little holiday shopping.

The 4th annual Smart Beginnings Book Fair is happening Saturday,November 16 at the Barnes and Noble Tanglewood Mall store.

It'll offer more than just books to buy.

There's a whole day of family fun, including musical performances by local preschools and child care centers, story times, and other activities.

Use the book fair ID, 11210846 at the checkout  to make sure proceeds from your purchase go toward Smart Beginnings.