ANDERSON, SC (January 21, 2020) — Parents with young children, seniors, and bookworms of all ages will have a new space to read and relax at Anderson Mall: The Book Nook. The Book Nook is a place for children to learn, read, discover, and play. It’s a quiet place for the young and young at heart to take a break with a good book and to discover new authors. The Book Nook, located near the Belk Court entrance, will hold a grand opening celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 29 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., with refreshments, music, and a live artist. The Rotary Club of Anderson will donate books to the Book Nook at the grand opening.

The Book Nook will have a variety of books available for guests to read, from picture books for young children to novels and non-fiction for adults. Guests are encouraged to donate one of their own books, swapping it for another one on the shelf. 

“We are excited to bring this unique space to Anderson Mall, to cultivate a love of reading among our guests,” said Chunsta Miller, General Manager at Anderson Mall. “The Book Nook is one more way we are providing gathering spaces for our guests and fostering a sense of community, through the various events we are planning to host. We are bringing the library experience to our guests, one book at a time.”

The Book Nook at Anderson Mall is sponsored by Healthy Blue, part of the BlueChoice HealthPlan of SC. The Book Nook will be open during regular operating hours, with special events planned throughout the year. For more information about events at the Book Nook at Anderson Mall, visit

About Anderson Mall
Anderson Mall, the only regional enclosed town center within a 30-mile radius, is home to more than 50 national and local retail, dining and entertainment options, as well as numerous events and activities throughout the year. A dynamic offering of things to do along with things to buy keeps guests engaged and returning often. Anderson Mall is open seven days a week; Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday 12:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. For more information, please call (864) 226-7088 or visit Like us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @ShopAnderson and Instagram @ShopAnderson.

About Healthy Blue
Healthy Blue ( is a managed care plan administered by BlueChoice HealthPlan of South Carolina. Through Healthy Blue, South Carolina Healthy Connections Medicaid beneficiaries can select a primary care physician who oversees their health care and coordinates care with specialists. Members enjoy their normal Healthy Connections Medicaid coverage and have access to nationally recognized BlueChoice health and disease management programs, as well as discounts on healthy lifestyle services and products. Headquartered in Columbia, BlueChoice HealthPlan of South Carolina ( is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (

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