Events

16 Nov
Winter Institute 2023

78 Booksellers Win Scholarships to 2023 Winter Institute

The awards cover the conference fee, a 4-night stay at the host hotel, and up to $500 in travel expenses to the February 20–23 event in Seattle, Washington.

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19 Oct
Indies First 10th Anniversary

The Countdown to the 10th Annual Indies First is On!

In addition to in-store and window display posters to promote the event, here are some other resources and tips to get the word out for your store.

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15 Jun
Jessica Stauffer and Gen de Botton Ci6 costume party

Guess ABA’s Costumes for the Children’s Institute Costume Party!

ABA staff are putting the finishing touches on their costumes for the 10th Children’s Institute Costume Party, which all attendees are encouraged to participate in.

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20 Apr
TraffickCam Phone Hotel Room

How to Help in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

As ABA readies itself for its first in-person meeting since January 2020, safety is top of mind.

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01 Mar
Snow Days: A Bookselling Virtual Retreat

Snow Days Highlight: Black Female Entrepreneurship

If you’re attending Snow Days, make sure to tune in for Report From the Field: Black Female Entrepreneurship: Bookselling and Literacy as Resistance.

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15 Feb
ABA Snow Days: A Virtual Bookselling Retreat
10 Nov
Indies First November 27, 2021

The Countdown to Indies First is On!

In addition to in-store and window display posters to promote the event, here are some other resources and tips to get the word out for your store

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03 Nov
Indies First virtual event with spokesperson, Roxane Gay

Join Indies First Spokesperson Roxane Gay for a Virtual Event This November

This national event will take place on Thursday, November 18 at 7:00 pm ET on Zoom.

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16 Aug
Tech meetup logo

Technology Meetup Recap: Virtual Accessibility

Booksellers discussed accessibility in the virtual world of websites, events, and social media.

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22 Apr
A Universe of Wishes virtual reading series

“A Universe of Wishes” Virtual Reading Series Continues

The final topic for the series is diverse worldbuilding in short stories with Zoraida Córdova on April 28.

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14 Apr
ABA ShopTalk
14 Apr

IndieLite Stores: Sign Up for Webinar on Switching Credit Card Processors

The April 21 webinar will cover the tasks needed to switch and the order in which steps should be completed, as well as detailed information about the different pieces of credit card processing on IndieLite sites.

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14 Apr
A Universe of Wishes virtual reading series

“A Universe of Wishes” Virtual Reading Series Continues

Remaining topics for the series include identity in the future with Samira Ahmed on April 21 and diverse worldbuilding in short stories with Zoraida Córdova on April 28.

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14 Apr

Sign Up for April 27 Marketing Meetup on Bookshop.org

The session on optimizing your Bookshop.org page will be led by Bookshop Partnerships Manager Sarah High.

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