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20 May
Save the date: ABA Town Hall & Annual Meeting June 11

Virtual ABA Annual Meeting and Town Hall to be Held June 11

The Annual Meeting will take place at 2:00 p.m. ET with the Town Hall immediately following at 3:00 p.m. ET. ABA will provide details about the digital platform in the coming weeks.

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12 May

Save the Date: ABA Virtual Annual Meeting and Town Hall Set for June 11

The Annual Meeting will take place at 2:00 p.m. ET with the Town Hall immediately following at 3:00 p.m. ET. ABA will provide details about the digital platform in the coming weeks.

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06 May

ABA Announces 2020 Board of Directors Election Results

The results of balloting by the bookstore members of the American Booksellers Association to elect three directors to serve on the ABA Board are now official.

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29 Apr

IndieCommerce Team to Hire Additional Customer Support Specialists

The specialists will assist the team with the growth in stores using the IndieCommerce platform as well as the large increase in customers shopping online.

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29 Apr
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Last Call to Vote in ABA Board Election

Ballots are due on April 30. Election results will be announced in May in Bookselling This Week

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22 Apr
Satisfactory Screenprinting & Design, Made in Athens, Georgia, since 2004

ABA Announces New Affinity Partnership With Satisfactory Printing

The screen printing and design shop is based in Athens, Georgia, and is locally owned and operated.

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15 Apr

Working From Home, ABA Adjusts to New Team Members

Booksellers will be glad to hear that many of the furry faces of ABA have received promotions. 

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15 Apr
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Vote Now in the ABA Board Election

On April 1, all main store members received an email with links to the ballot and biographical information on each of the candidates.

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15 Apr
Coronavirus Resources for Booksellers

A Roundup of ABA Team Efforts During the COVID-19 Crisis

As the implications of the coronavirus outbreak continue to unfold, ABA has been working hard to advocate for bookstore members and share critical information.

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08 Apr
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ABA Board Election Underway

The deadline for return of the ballots is Thursday, April 30. Election results will be announced in Bookselling This Week. The ballot also includes space for write-in candidates.

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08 Apr

Let ABA Know Your Store’s Status

Booksellers are asked to fill out a form to indicate whether their store is open or closed and what services the store is still offering.

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01 Apr

Share Your Store’s Status With ABA

Booksellers are asked to fill out a form to indicate whether their store is open or closed and what services the store is still offering.

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01 Apr

A Letter From ABA Board President Jamie Fiocco

“Independent bookstores are more important than ever, our communities need us now (even if only through social media), and they will really need us as we begin to emerge from isolation and fear,” writes Fiocco.

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01 Apr
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ABA Board Election Begins Today

All main store members of ABA were sent an email with a link to the ballot for the 2020 Board of Directors elections and biographical information on each of the candidates. Ballots are due April 30.

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About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.

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