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27 May
ABA Coffee Break

Talk With Colleagues at the Next ABA Coffee Break

With a new schedule launching in June, this regular live forum offers booksellers the opportunity to talk with one another about any bookselling-related topics.

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27 May
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Hear About Upcoming Debut Titles at the June 4 Indies Introduce Presentation

Indies Introduce bookseller panelists and debut authors will take part in a special virtual event to present the adult titles chosen for the Summer/Fall 2020 program.

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27 May

Author Isaac Fitzgerald to Present Keynote at Virtual Children’s Institute

Fitzgerald is the indie bookstore champion who hosted a young adult tweet-a-thon and produced a YouTube video to urge support of #SaveIndieBookstores during the COVID-19 crisis.

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

Join the ABA Annual Meeting and Town Hall on June 11

Booksellers will be emailed a link to join the presentation; publishers will have the opportunity to watch the event via livestream.

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20 May
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ABA Summer Reading Program Invites Kids to Fill Out Reading Journal

This summer, the ABC Children’s Group is encouraging bookstores to share a reading journal that gives young customers the chance to slow down and explore their love of reading.

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20 May

Virtual Children’s Institute Scheduled for July 15–16

The event is open to all ABA member booksellers. Watch upcoming issues of Bookselling This Week for details about programming and links to participate.

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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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20 May
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Bookstore Romance Day Announces 2020 Ambassador

Bestselling author Meg Cabot will be the Bookstore Romance Day Ambassador for 2020.

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13 May

Publishers Lunch to Hold Virtual Buzz Books Editors Panel

Publishers Lunch will donate $10 for every registered participant to the Book Industry Charitable Foundation as a benefit for booksellers.

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12 May

ReedPop Announces Plans for Virtual BookExpo and BookCon

BookExpo Online 2020 will also present an additional day of bookseller programming in late July that will include education sessions, speed dating, UnBound content, and publisher showcases. 

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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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12 May
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“Stamped” Virtual Book Club Sells Out

The popular book club is meeting each Wednesday in May to discuss Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped From the Beginning.

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06 May
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“Stamped” Book Club With Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi Begins Today

The book club will continue to meet each Wednesday in May to discuss Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped From the Beginning.

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06 May

Bookstores, Authors, Musicians Band Together for “Bookstock” Fundraiser Concert

Driftless Books and Music has announced plans for a two-day virtual book and music festival called Bookstock 2020, which uses the tagline “Peace, Indie Bookstores, and Music.”

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05 May
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Marketing Meetup Recap: Virtual Events, Part III

Representatives from Penguin Random House, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Macmillan, and Hachette Book Group discussed virtual events. 

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