Wi2023 Program

Thursday, February 23, 2023  

3:10 pm to 4:10 pm

Bookstores & Banned Books (Idea Exchange) 605 & 610, Level 6, Seattle Convention Center

This idea exchange is an opportunity for booksellers to come together to discuss what’s happening surrounding banned books in their community and how individuals are responding to situations as they arise. Attendees will come away from the idea exchange with advice for resolution and support, and a network of peers to reach out to throughout the year. Presented by the ABC Children’s Group for all booksellers. (All)

Speakers: Brein Lopez, Children's Book World (Los Angeles, California); Diane Capriola, Little Shop of Stories (Decatur, Georgia)

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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