Membership

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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03 Jan
Quarter One Checklist

A Top 10 2024 1st Quarter (Q1) Checklist

Congratulations! You made it through the retail holiday season. Take a deep breath…now on to the new year. Here’s a Top 10 1st Quarter (Q1) checklist of great ways to kick off the year.

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04 Jan
Quarter One Checklist

A Top 10 2023 1st Quarter (Q1) Checklist

Congratulations! You made it through the retail holiday season. Take a deep breath…now on to the new year. Here’s a Top 10 1st Quarter (Q1) checklist of great ways to kick off the year.

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04 Jan
New Years Resolutions

ABA and Bookseller 2023 New Year’s Resolutions

In the spirit of the New Year and a fresh start, ABA has created some New Year’s Resolutions that might keep you on track and help you get the most out of your newly renewed membership.

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26 Jan

2022 Membership Renewal Letter

This is an expanded version of the 2022 renewals letter sent on January 13.

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14 Apr
ABA ShopTalk
14 Apr

Revamped Bookselling This Week to Debut on April 20

Starting next week, Bookselling This Week will arrive on Tuesdays and Fridays at about noon ET. The new version will feature concise information in two categories: what to do and what to know.

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13 Apr

ABA Board Election to Close April 27

One person per ABA Member ID number may vote. Cast your vote for the 2021 Board of Directors election now.

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07 Apr

New (and New-ish) Members: Get an Introduction to ABA Benefits on April 12

This session will offer a tutorial on navigating BookWeb.org to ensure a better understanding of where to find the information most vital for members.

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07 Apr

BIPOC Quarterly Forum Scheduled for April 13

The ABA team will attend from 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., and the BIPOC Forum will continue until 7:30 p.m. ET. BIPOC allies and booksellers who do not identify as BIPOC should not plan to attend. 

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07 Apr
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Next ABA Board Office Hours Scheduled for April 14

Office Hours on April 14 offer booksellers a forum to share questions, comments, and concerns with the ABA Board of Directors.

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07 Apr

April ShopTalks to Offer Special Opportunity for Children’s Booksellers

ABA is inviting bookstore members of the ABC Group to this April 20 conversation to share best practices, talk about their business, and crowdsource ideas and solutions to problems.

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07 Apr

Stores Invited to Vote in ABA Board Election

The ballot also includes space for write-in candidates. Ballots are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on April 27. 

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07 Apr
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Bookselling This Week to Get a New Look and Schedule

ABA’s weekly newsletter will soon come twice a week, on Tuesdays and Fridays, and feature more streamlined news and action items.

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31 Mar

April Offers Opportunities to Connect During ABA ShopTalks, Forums, Office Hours

Booksellers can visit the new at-a-glance calendar to see all upcoming events.

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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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