Events

24 Jan
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ABA Officially Closing White Plains Office

When ABA’s lease for the White Plains, New York, office ends on February 29, ABA will officially become a permanently remote organization.
 
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08 Nov

73 Booksellers Win Scholarships to 2024 Winter Institute

The awards cover the conference fee, hotel stay, and up to $600 in travel expenses to the February 11–14 event in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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18 Oct

The Countdown to Indies First 2023 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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31 May
Children's Institute 2023 logo

Are You Ready for the 2023 Children’s Institute Costume Party?

ABA staff are putting the finishing touches on their costumes for the 2023 Children’s Institute Costume Party, which all attendees are encouraged to participate in.

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22 Mar
Children's Institute 2023 logo

35 Booksellers Win Scholarships to Children’s Institute 2023

The awards cover the conference fee, hotel stay, and up to $500 in travel expenses to the June 5–7 event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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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
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Technology Meetup Recap: Virtual Accessibility

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

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