Membership

04 Mar
A display of books at Escape Pod Comics

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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12 Feb
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Petition Process Open 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 Feb

ABA Announces Changes to Membership Department

The Membership Department is inviting members to get reacquainted with its team members, both so they know the team a little better but also know who to reach out to with questions. 

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29 Jan
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ABA Board Proposes Changes to Association Bylaws

ABA member booksellers will be asked to vote on these proposed changes starting on February 29.

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27 Jan

The Clock’s Ticking: Renew Your ABA Dues Now!

For the upcoming membership year, the American Booksellers Association is inviting all member bookstores to renew their dues via an online form.

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27 Jan

Keep ABA in the Loop: Tell Us About Changes at Your Store

A special section on the American Booksellers Association’s website invites booksellers to create a store profile, adjust their e-mail preferences, and update their current store buyers.

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08 Jan

ABA Dues Renewal Underway

For the upcoming membership year, the American Booksellers Association is inviting all member bookstores to renew their dues via an online form.

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23 Dec
Survey Says

A Roundup of Results From BTW’s One-Second Survey

Check Bookselling This Week each Wednesday for a new one-second survey and catch the results in the following week’s issue. If you don’t want to miss out, subscribe to Bookselling This Week now.

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23 Dec

Last Call for Nominations for the ABA Board of Directors Election

ABA member booksellers have through Tuesday, December 31, to nominate a qualified candidate to stand for election to the ABA Board of Directors in 2020; self-nominations are also welcome.

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18 Dec

Nominate Now for the ABA Board of Directors Election

Any ABA member may nominate a qualified candidate to stand for election to the ABA Board of Directors in 2020; self-nominations are also welcome.

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11 Dec
Nominate now

ABA Nominating Committee Opens Call for Board Candidates

Any ABA member may nominate a qualified candidate to stand for election to the ABA Board of Directors in 2020; self-nominations are also welcome.

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10 Dec

ABA’s 2020 Membership Renewal Approaches: A Note From COO Joy Dallanegra-Sanger

Booksellers are encouraged to renew their ABA membership before the busy season becomes too hectic.

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20 Nov

ABA Dues Renewal to Begin in December

For the upcoming membership year, the American Booksellers Association is inviting all member bookstores to renew their dues via an online form.

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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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