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Congratulations Books Are Fun on 20 successful years! This year Books Are Fun held it’s annual conference at home, in Colorado, celebrating 20 great years in business. Hundreds of reps from all over the United States were able to tour the brand new corporate headquarters, and come together to celebrate, not only a successful 2011,  [ Read More ]

Check it Out! Book Fair Fun!

February - 2 - 2011
Posted by Birgitte
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This video gives you a quick sampling of what we offer at our Books Are Fun book fairs. Prices are always up to 80% off retail. Even Scholastic Book Fairs can’t claim that! And all Books Are Fun titles are brand new and come from the most popular publishers, including Reader’s Digest, Taste of Home,  [ Read More ]

Spring Fever!

January - 23 - 2011
Posted by Birgitte
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The books are here! Last Friday we received 12 pallets of brand new books and gifts just for you! (Here they are in my drive-way, waiting to be unloaded and put on the warehouse shelves) The spring line-up is exciting! Check out a few examples of our fabulous spring line up: [cincopa AcAAWf6MPQib] Coming to  [ Read More ]

Thank You for a Great Season!

December - 24 - 2010
Posted by Birgitte
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We want to thank all of our wonderful book fair clients for a fabulous season of sales! Because of your support, we were able to grow our sales over 20% from the spring season. That means your rebates increased over 20% too! So in a year of recession and cutbacks, your charities received more money  [ Read More ]

“Take Your Daughter to Work” Day!

December - 8 - 2010
Posted by Birgitte
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Last summer, we ran a book fair at Providence Hospital in Centralia, and because school was out for the season, I brought my daughter with me. What a serendipitous turn of events that was! She was an amazing sales woman, a 9-year old dynamo of product knowledge and excitement. I couldn’t keep certain items in  [ Read More ]

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Boeing Employee Credit Union donates to the Northwest Burn Foundation every year, and we at Books Are Fun are happy to contribute proceeds from our book fairs so Boeing can help such a worthy cause! The NW Burn Foundation’s mission is to prevent burns and improve the quality of life for burn survivors through programs,  [ Read More ]

Starbucks — You Rock!!

October - 9 - 2010
Posted by Birgitte
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Of course, you’ve always had me at, “Venti soy latte.” We love holding our book fairs at Starbucks. Not only is the location lovely – the 8th floor atrium is so beautiful, filled with coffee trees and the heady fragrance of ground beans – your people are generous with their time and always willing to  [ Read More ]

Launching Our “Finder” Blog

October - 2 - 2010
Posted by Birgitte
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So many customers at our book fairs ask us where we’ll be next. Especially employees of Boeing. Since we spend 4 months a year holding book fairs at Boeing, that’s not unusual! But even when we hold fairs at hospitals or other corporations, we get asked the same question, “Where can I find you next?”  [ Read More ]