BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 8, 2018--Make spirits bright this season by joining Books-A-Million for its sixth annual Holiday Book & Toy Drive. Now throughDecember 16, customers can visit their local Books-A-Million store to donate children’s books and toys to local charities across the country, such as Children’s of Alabama, Toys for Tots, Ronald McDonald House and more. Taking place at all Books-A-Million locations, this year’s “Grow Your Heart 3 Sizes” campaign brings joy and warmth to the hearts of children and families in need this holiday season!

“Our annual holiday book and toy drive is a special way for communities to come together while spreading love and kindness to families in need during the holidays,” said Scott Kappler, Chief Marketing Officer at Books-A-Million. “With the overwhelming amount of generosity and support from our customers, we are able to make an incredible impact on the lives of families across the country each year and help ensure that all children have a happy holiday season.”

Shoppers are invited to participate in the holiday drive by donating one of their favorite books or by selecting one from the curated suggestions that can be found near all Books-A-Million store checkouts. Festive options customers can consider donating include holiday classics, such as Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” and family-favorite “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.”

All donations must be purchased, as new, from Books-A-Million. For more information or to participate in the drive, please visit booksamillion.com. A complete list of organizations partnering with Books-A-Million for this year’s Holiday Book & Toy Drive can be found at  booksamillion.com/toydrive.

ABOUT BOOKS-A-MILLION

Books-A-Million, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is the second largest chain of bookstores in the United States. Books-A-Million got its start in 1917 as a magazine stand in Florence, Alabama and now operates over 200 stores in 32 states as well as an online store at booksamillion.com. While Books-A-Million’s presence has grown, the goal has remained the same: to serve each community with the best selection of books, toys, games and entertainment, all at great prices. Find the nearest Books-A-Million at  booksamillion.com/storefinder. Follow Books-A-Million on Twitter ( twitter.com/booksamillion ) and like us on Facebook ( facebook.com/booksamillion ).

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