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For members to gather for connection, support, community, resources, networking, etc. ABA is not present during these sessions and the discussion topics are completely up to those in attendance.
Monthly, Second Wednesday, 7 pm ET
A closed space for BIPOC — Black, Indigenous, or People of Color — booksellers & BIPOC bookstore owners only.
Monthly, Third Thursday, 7 pm ET
A closed space for LGBTQIA2S+ booksellers and LGBTQIA2S+ bookstore owners only.
Monthly, Third Tuesday, 7 pm ET
A closed space for Disabled-identifying booksellers and bookstore owners and those exploring their relationship to Disability identity. Booksellers who are thinking of attending but aren't quite sure, don’t self-reject! The term Disability applies to any condition of the body or mind to any degree.
Monthly, First Wednesday, 7 pm ET
A closed space for Neurodivergent-identifying booksellers and bookstore owners and those exploring their relationship to Neurodiversity. Booksellers who are thinking of attending but aren't quite sure, don’t self-reject! The term Neurodiverse applies to all neurodivergent neurotypes.
While allies are greatly appreciated, those who do not identify personally as a member of the BIPOC, LGBTQIA2S+, Disability, and/or Neurodivergent community should not plan to attend that group’s coinciding meetup.
All sessions are an opportunity to socialize and learn from fellow booksellers and experts on a range of topics relevant to bookselling today.