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17 Dec

ABA Compiles Top 10 Education Resources Posts on BookWeb.org

Booksellers are encouraged to visit BookWeb.org’s Education Resources page to see videos, handouts, PowerPoint presentations, and more from recent ABA education sessions and featured talks. 

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11 Dec
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ABA Nominating Committee Opens Call for Board Candidates

Any ABA member may nominate a qualified candidate to stand for election to the ABA Board of Directors in 2020; self-nominations are also welcome.

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11 Dec
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As 2019 Comes to a Close, Remember to Report Sales

The American Booksellers Association urges all stores to report to the Indie Bestseller Lists during this busiest of seasons to demonstrate the power of independents.

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11 Dec

What Books Are ABA Staff Reading This Holiday Season?

Staff reads range from fiction classics like Little Women to nonfiction to romance.

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10 Dec

January 10 Deadline to Register for Winter Institute 2020 Day Pass

This new opportunity for booksellers unable to attend the entire conference grants access to the institute on Friday, January 24, as well as to the Author Reception on Thursday, January 23.

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10 Dec

ABA’s 2020 Membership Renewal Approaches: A Note From COO Joy Dallanegra-Sanger

Booksellers are encouraged to renew their ABA membership before the busy season becomes too hectic.

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10 Dec

Winter Institute Book Drive to Collect Donations for Maryland Book Bank

The Maryland Book Bank is a local nonprofit organization committed to cultivating literacy in children from under-resourced neighborhoods.

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04 Dec
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Washington Post to Publish ABA Indie Bestseller List

This week, the Washington Post will begin publishing the weekly adult National Indie Bestseller lists on the Washington Post website and in the “Outlook” section of the Sunday printed edition of the newspaper. 

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03 Dec
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BookWeb.org Education Resources Page Now Features Improved Browsing Function

Changes have been made to the page’s browsing function to make it easier for BookWeb users to find the educational content they are looking for.

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26 Nov

A Fond Farewell From Former ABA CEO Oren Teicher

Here, Teicher reflects on his 30-plus years at ABA, the many colleagues and booksellers he has worked with over the years, and his thoughts about the future of bookselling.

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26 Nov

ABA CEO Oren Teicher Receives 2019 Literarian Award at National Book Award Ceremony

The 2019 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community is given to an individual or organization for a lifetime of achievement in expanding the audience for books and reading.

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25 Nov
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20 Nov

ABA Dues Renewal to Begin in December

For the upcoming membership year, the American Booksellers Association is inviting all member bookstores to renew their dues via an online form.

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20 Nov

Two Winners Announced for Inaugural ABA Entrepreneurial Excellence Award

The winners, chosen by a committee of ABA bookseller judges, are Billie Bloebaum of Third Street Books for Bookstore Romance Day and Nicole Magistro of The Bookworm of Edwards for the Adopt-a-Reader program.

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20 Nov

Submit Now to be Featured in the Booksellers of America Social Media Campaign

Campaign stories use the hashtag #BooksellersofAmerica and appear on dedicated Instagram and Facebook pages that anyone can follow.

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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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