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School & Educator Benefits

Red Balloon Bookshop loves our schools! We’re happy and excited to help add great books to your school’s library and classrooms. Please review our customized services and special incentives, and contact our School Accounts Coordinator, Susan, at school.orders@redballoonbookshop.com for more information.

We also do bookfairs!


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Currently employed, Minnesota-licensed preK-12 teachers and librarians receive a 20% discount on most purchases. Educators and librarians must be verified to use this discount online or in-person. To sign-up or reverify email us at info@redballoonbookshop.com.  Include a picture of your current school ID or your name/bio on your school's website.  We'll reply with the coupon code to use for the 2020-2021 school year.  You can also show us your school ID if you set up a reservation to come in and shop.  


Schools receive a 20% discount on most purchases and orders. Some exceptions apply.


From the newest, hottest novels, to classics, to specific nonfiction titles, we are dedicated to finding the best books for you and your students. In order to give you the best customer service, please call ahead to set up a personal shopping appointment with our knowledgeable staff. Our phone hours are 10am-5pm Monday through Saturday. We are excited to start working on great book selections for your classroom or library!


You tell us what you want for your classroom or library; we keep the list. Just tell your school and community we have your wish list, and we'll help them find what you need. Learn more about wishlists here