6060 El Cerrito Plz, El Cerrito, CA | Directions 9453037.899210 -122.301435
B&N: Your Gluteus Maximus is not welcome here – I've been to numerous bookstores, including other B&N branches, but this is the first time I've been told you can't sit down on the carpet because you are "blocking the aisle." Mind you, more often than not there are NO empty chairs, except at the coffeehouse (and you must purchase something), but that is often full too. It's like playing a game of musical chairs with no empty chairs.
I could understand if the store was busy, to not sit down and "block the aisle" and other patrons. However, this was not the case.
My Gluteus Maximus, which was tucked into a corner of the store with no one else around, across 2 x wide supermarket aisles was in direct violation of company policy and a safety violation that I've heard only at this one branch.
My Gluteus Maximus sitting down takes up no more space than my Gluteus Maximus standing up.
This no sitting with Gluteus Maximus rule applies to kids as well.
B&N should disclose this up front with a sign: "We don't want your Gluteus Maximus anywhere... except on our chairs with a purchase of a latte, subject to availability."
An easy-access resource for books of any stripe, with impressive children's, business and bestseller sections. – In Short
Established in 1873 and still thriving, this mainstream bookseller boasts almost 600 locations and does brisk online business as well. Ubiquitous and well organized, Barnes & Noble arranges its huge book selection in 22 user-friendly categories, from Art and Architecture to Romance and Travel. Stores host seasonal book signings and family-friendly "Storytimes." Many locations also offer music, movies and cafes that serve Starbucks coffee.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Facebook to see what your friends are up to!
Do you have a review of Barnes & Noble on your blog? If you include the Citysearch image link (shown below) in your post, we'll automatically link to your review from the business profile page. Here's how our Linkback system works:
The Linkback system is free and automatic. It's really that easy.
To link to our business profile page, copy the html below to your web page.