Membership

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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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
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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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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29 Apr
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Last Call to Vote in ABA Board Election

Ballots are due on April 30. Election results will be announced in May in Bookselling This Week

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15 Apr
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Vote Now in the ABA Board Election

On April 1, all main store members received an email with links to the ballot and biographical information on each of the candidates.

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08 Apr
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ABA Board Election Underway

The deadline for return of the ballots is Thursday, April 30. Election results will be announced in Bookselling This Week. The ballot also includes space for write-in candidates.

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01 Apr
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ABA Board Election Begins Today

All main store members of ABA were sent an email with a link to the ballot for the 2020 Board of Directors elections and biographical information on each of the candidates. Ballots are due April 30.

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10 Mar

Vote Now on Proposed Association Bylaws Changes

The American Booksellers Association’s Board of Directors has proposed changes to two sections of Article IV of the association’s Bylaws.

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10 Mar
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Petition Process Underway for Additional Board Candidates

Under ABA’s Bylaws, any bookstore member may submit petitions to have the names of additional candidates for Board officers and/or directors added to the ballot for the upcoming election.

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04 Mar

Voting Underway for Proposed Association Bylaws Changes

The American Booksellers Association’s Board of Directors has proposed changes to two sections of Article IV of the association’s Bylaws.

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04 Mar
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Welcome to ABA: Escape Pod Comics

After seven years in business, owner Menachem Luchins decided to join ABA at the beginning of 2020 “to focus on moving forward as a business and store.”

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03 Mar

ABA Dues Renewal: Stores to Be Moved to Inactive Status on March 13

Booksellers who have not renewed their dues are asked to submit their renewal as soon as possible.

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25 Feb
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Voting on Proposed Association Bylaws Changes Begins

The American Booksellers Association’s Board of Directors met earlier this year to discuss proposed changes to two sections of Article IV of the association’s Bylaws.

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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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