Membership

15 Jul
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ABA Nominating Committee to Launch Call for Black Bookseller Nominations

Watch the daily updates from ABA CEO Allison Hill for the announcement on how to nominate.

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15 Jul

ABA Members Vote to Pass Bylaws Changes, Ratify Board Election

Nearly 300 member booksellers of the American Booksellers Association visited BookWeb.org to vote on four items proposed by the ABA Board of Directors.

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15 Jul
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ABA Issues Membership Survey to Collect Demographic Information

The survey will take most people just a couple of minutes to complete.

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08 Jul

A Letter From ABA Board President Jamie Fiocco

“We are addressing our lack of diversity and representation on the board and have approved two bylaws changes to address this immediately,” writes Fiocco.

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08 Jul
ABA Coffee Break

Join Your Colleagues Every Tuesday for a Virtual Coffee Break

This regular live forum offers booksellers the opportunity to talk with one another about any bookselling-related topics.

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08 Jul
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ABA Members Invited to Vote on Bylaws Changes, Board Election Ratification

All member booksellers of the American Booksellers Association are asked to visit BookWeb.org to vote on four items proposed by the ABA Board of Directors.

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01 Jul

ABA Schedules Coffee Break for BIPOC Booksellers

The July 2 virtual forum, a non-hosted event without an ABA facilitator or staff person, is intended to offer a meeting space for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color booksellers.

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22 Jun
ABA Coffee Break

Join ABA for an Evening Coffee Break on Thursday, June 25

This regular live forum, now with a monthly evening session, offers booksellers the opportunity to talk with one another about any bookselling-related topics.

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17 Jun
ABA Coffee Break

First Evening Coffee Break to be Held June 25

This regular live forum, now with a monthly evening session, offers booksellers the opportunity to talk with one another about any bookselling-related topics.

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17 Jun
Annual Meeting and Town Hall

Booksellers Comment on Diversity, Finances, Healthcare, and More at Town Hall

On Thursday, June 11, the American Booksellers Association hosted a virtual version of its Town Hall, where booksellers were invited to share their thoughts about the association and the book industry at large.

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17 Jun

A Report on the 2020 ABA Annual Meeting

On Thursday, June 11, the American Booksellers Association convened online for its Annual Membership Meeting.

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16 Jun

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; votes are due by 11:59 p.m. PT on Thursday, June 18.

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15 Jun

Visit BookWeb.org for All Your Bookselling Needs

All booksellers can request a username and password to access members-only content, from educational materials to the Bookseller-to-Bookseller Forums and more.

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10 Jun
ABA Coffee Break

ABA Coffee Breaks Continue Every Tuesday

This regular live forum offers booksellers the opportunity to talk with one another about any bookselling-related topics.

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10 Jun

Watch ABA’s Annual Meeting and Town Hall

In addition to a video available to ABA bookstore members, a full report of the discussions held at the meeting will be published in Bookselling This Week on Wednesday, June 17. 

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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.

Contact

PRESS CONTACTS: Dan Cullen (dan@bookweb.org) and Allison Hill (allisonhill@bookweb.org)

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