Membership

22 Mar

ABA Governance Review Committee Seeks Bookseller Feedback

All booksellers are asked to fill out this four-question survey to offer information and input for the Board as it works to meet members’ needs.

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22 Mar
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Booksellers: Evaluate Work of ABA CEO and Staff by March 31

ABA is asking member booksellers to fill out a survey to evaluate the association’s efforts to support member stores over the past 12 months.

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17 Mar
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New Survey Asks Membership to Evaluate Work of ABA CEO and Staff

ABA is asking member booksellers to fill out a survey to evaluate the association’s efforts to support member stores over the past 12 months.

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17 Mar

ABA Governance Review Committee Seeks Bookseller Input

All booksellers are asked to fill out this four-question survey to offer information and input for the Board as it works to meet members’ needs.

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17 Mar

ABA Rebrands Coffee Breaks as “ShopTalk”

For the spring, the number of gatherings will be reduced, but ABA is adding a dedicated event for ABC Children’s Group members as well as an event for new and newish bookstores.

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11 Mar

ABA 101: Governance and Administration

This article offers an explanation of the distinction between the roles of the ABA Board of Directors and the ABA staff

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09 Mar
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ABA Membership Dues Renewal Deadline Approaches

Last week, ABA announced that the deadline for renewing dues has been extended to Monday, March 15, to ensure that members who have not yet paid do not lose benefits.

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09 Mar

Talk With Colleagues During ABA’s Coffee Breaks

Regular Coffee Breaks are held every Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. ET, as well as the last Thursday of the month at 8:00 p.m. ET. All booksellers are invited to join.

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01 Mar

ABA’s Coffee Breaks Continue in March

Regular Coffee Breaks are held every Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. ET, as well as the last Thursday of the month at 8:00 p.m. ET. All booksellers are invited to join.

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01 Mar
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Next ABA Board Coffee Break Scheduled for March 10

Coffee Breaks on March 10 and April 14 offer booksellers a forum to share questions, comments, and concerns with the ABA Board of Directors.

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24 Feb

Join ABA’s Coffee Breaks in March

All booksellers are invited to join the Coffee Breaks to talk with colleagues; in March, a special session will be held for small stores.

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24 Feb
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ABA Membership Year Ends; Renew Your Dues Now

The membership year for all members is February 1, 2021 – January 31, 2022. The renewal process only takes a minute. 

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22 Feb
First Aid Kit

Health Insurance Marketplace Open Through May 15

If booksellers missed the 2021 Open Enrollment Period for Affordable Care Act coverage, there are still options in 2021 as things have changed under the Biden Administration.

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15 Feb

ABA Announces New Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee Members

Nine booksellers have been selected to join the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.

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15 Feb

New Coffee Breaks Announced for March

The month of March is filled with bookseller Coffee Breaks, including a special one for small stores. All booksellers are invited to join the Coffee Breaks to talk with colleagues.

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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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