Barnes & Noble Launches Three-Month-Long Celebration of The LEGO® Batman Movie Starting January 28

First Event January 28 to Feature Fun Activities for Children Ages 5+
Including a LEGO
®-Inspired Building Experience,
Sing-Along and Special Giveaways

Additional Events February 25 and March 11 at Stores Nationwide, with
More Details to Be Announced in the Coming Weeks

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the nation’s largest
retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and
educational products, today announced, in partnership with Warner Bros.
and The LEGO Group, it is kicking off a three-month-long celebration of
the new animated adventure The LEGO® Batman
Movie
, beginning at stores nationwide with a special event on
Saturday, January 28. The launch event will feature fun activities for
children ages 5+ including a LEGO-inspired building experience,
sing-along and special giveaways. Specific times for the January 28
event will vary by store. Customers should visit www.bn.com/storelocator
or contact their local store for details.

On January 28, young fans of DC’s beloved Super Hero, Batman, and LEGO
toys are invited to their local Barnes & Noble store to watch the movie
trailer, sing along to a new song from the film and join in a group LEGO
build where they will have the opportunity to create their own version
of the Batmobile and show it off in store. There will also be special
giveaways at the event, available while supplies last, including two
limited-edition Barnes & Noble Exclusive collectible trading cards
featuring Batman and The Joker (50 each per store) and a special mini
poster (50 per store).

In addition, two limited-edition Barnes & Noble Exclusive collectible
trading cards featuring DC Super Heroes and Super Villains from the
movie will be given away at each event on February 25 and March 11 at
Barnes & Noble stores nationwide, while supplies last. Customers who
attend all three The LEGO Batman Movie events at
Barnes & Noble will be able to put their six collectible trading cards
together to create a scene inspired by the movie, which opens nationwide
on February 10.

Plus, at the March 11 event, customers will be able to build their very
own LEGO Batman Speedwagon to take home. More details on the February 25
and March 11 events will be announced in the coming weeks. Customers
should stay tuned.

All throughout the three-month-long celebration of The LEGO
Batman Movie
, customers are encouraged to check out Barnes & Noble’s
robust offering of related merchandise from Warner Bros. Consumer
Products’ global licensing and merchandising program, including a
selection of books and toys. Featured books will include DK’s The LEGO
Batman Movie: The Essential Guide (B&N Exclusive Poster Edition)

and Scholastic’s Batman’s Guide to Being Cool (The LEGO Batman
Movie)
, and toys will include The Joker Balloon Escape, Catwoman
Catcycle Chase, The Riddler Riddle Racer, Clayface Splat Attack, Killer
Croc Tail-Gator and The Batcave Break-In. Customers should contact their
local store for more details on what products will be available for
purchase.

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation’s
largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital
media and educational products. The Company operates 638 Barnes & Noble
bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites,
BN.com (www.bn.com).
The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK®
tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and
entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store
features more than 4.5 million digital books in the US (www.nook.com),
plus periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content
across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps
available for Android, iOS® and Windows®.

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About The LEGO Batman Movie

In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The LEGO® Movie” a worldwide
phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO
Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big
changes brewing in Gotham City, and if he wants to save the city from
The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante
thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten
up.

Opening February 10, 2017, The LEGO Batman Movie stars Will Arnett, Zach
Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson and Ralph Fiennes. Directed
by Chris McKay, produced by Dan Lin, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, and
Roy Lee, from a screenplay by Seth Grahame-Smith and Chris McKenna &
Erik Sommers and Jared Stern & John Whittington, story by Seth
Grahame-Smith, based on LEGO Construction Toys and based on characters
from DC Entertainment. Batman created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger;
Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Executive producers
are Jill Wilfert, Matthew Ashton, Will Allegra and Brad Lewis.

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Animation Group, in association
with LEGO System A/S, a Lin Pictures / Lord Miller / Vertigo
Entertainment production, “The LEGO Batman Movie” will be distributed by
Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

THE LEGO® BATMAN MOVIE © & ™ DC Comics, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.,
& The LEGO Group. LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Minifigure and the Brick and
Knob configurations are trademarks and/or copyrights of the LEGO Group.
© 2017 The LEGO Group. BATMAN and all related characters and elements ©
& ™ DC Comics. All Rights Reserved. (s17).

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products

Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is
one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in
the world.

Contacts

Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Mary Ellen Keating, 212-633-3323
Senior
Vice President
Corporate Communications
mkeating@bn.com
or
Alan
McNamara, 212-633-3379
Senior Director
Corporate Communications
amcnamara@bn.com