Education

    Video of Webinar on Managing Large-Scale Off-Site Events Now on BookWeb

    A video of the July 11 webinar on managing large-scale off-site events, along with related handouts, is now available to all ABA member booksellers on BookWeb.org.

    Booksellers on Becoming Inclusive Places for Dialogue and Discovery Through Diversity

    To help stores strengthen the unique role they play in their communities, here is a list of bookseller-generated suggestions in the category of diversity.

    ABA to Offer Fall Workshop on Implicit Bias and Inclusion

    This fall, ABA will present a full-day education session, “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Addressing Stereotypes and Creating a Welcoming Environment,” in New Orleans and Denver.

    Registration Underway for August Workshop for Prospective Bookstore Owners

    The Bookstore Training Group of Paz & Associates will present its next “Owning a Bookstore” workshop retreat for new and prospective booksellers from August 27 to 30 in Nashville, Tennessee.

    Booksellers on Creating Community Connections to Foster Dialogue and Discovery

    To help stores strengthen the unique role they play in their communities, here is a list of bookseller-generated suggestions for how to connect with and celebrate a wide community of readers.

    Booksellers on Becoming Inclusive Places for Dialogue and Discovery Through Activism

    In the first of six articles highlighting bookseller suggestions aimed at helping stores strengthen the unique role they play in their communities, here is a look at ideas in the category of activism.

    A Letter From ABA CEO Oren Teicher

    Here, ABA’s CEO reflects on a successful BookExpo and discusses the positive national trends for indie booksellers as well as the challenges ahead.

    Register Now for ABA Webinar on Off-Site Event Planning

    Booksellers can register now for the “Take Your Show on the Road: Managing Large-Scale Off-Site Events” webinar, which will take place on Tuesday, July 11, at 2:00 p.m. ET.

    ABA to Present Webinars on Off-Site Event Planning, Basic Sales Techniques

    ABA member booksellers can register now for a July 11 webinar on managing large-scale off-site events; in August, ABA will present a webinar on basic sales techniques.

    ABA Introduces New Way for Booksellers to Suggest Education Topics, Speakers

    ABA is inviting booksellers to offer suggestions year-round about education topics, panelists, and speakers via two new forms on BookWeb.

    Register Now for August “Owning a Bookstore” Workshop Retreat

    Paz & Associates will present its next workshop retreat for new and prospective booksellers from August 27 to 30 in Nashville, Tennessee.

    Now on BookWeb: Bookstore Strategies for Becoming More Inclusive

    Booksellers can now access a list of suggestions generated during ABA education sessions aimed at helping stores develop strategies for strengthening the unique role they play in their communities.

    ABA at BookExpo: Mecca Santana on Hiring for Diversity

    On June 1, Mecca Santana, the vice president of diversity and community relations and chief diversity officer for Westchester Medical Health Network, shared tips and best practices for hiring diversely.

    Learn How to Create a Bookstore Press Kit

    A video of last month’s webinar on creating an effective bookstore press kit, as well as a checklist of important information to include, is available to all ABA member booksellers on BookWeb.

    Video of Webinar on Creating an Effective Bookstore Press Kit Now on BookWeb

    A video of the May 11 webinar on creating an effective bookstore press kit, as well as a checklist of the important information to include, is now available to all ABA member booksellers on BookWeb.org.

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