Sign Up Now: Ci5 Advanced Education Session, IndieCommerce One-on-Ones

    With Children’s Institute just two weeks away, booksellers should sign up now if they plan to take part in the Advanced Education Session or meet with an IndieCommerce representative.

    Wi12 Education: ABC Presents — Starting a Children’s Book Festival

    Here are tips for planning kids’ book festivals, including teaming with area organizations, developing programming, and handling ticketing and on-site sales, as shared by bookseller panelists at Wi12.

    When It Comes to Kids’ Books, What Is Old Is New Again

    Here, BookScan analysts Kristen McLean and Allison Risbridger of NPD Book share a preview of findings on the children’s book market, which will be presented in full next month at Children’s Institute.

    March 24 Deadline to Register for Children’s Institute Advanced Education Session

    Children’s Institute registrants interested in attending the advanced education session “Idea Exchange for Owners and Managers” should register now.

    ABA Spring Forum in NEIBA Region on March 24

    Booksellers in the New England Independent Booksellers Association region — ABA members and non-members alike — are invited to attend a Spring Forum program in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on March 24.

    Wi12 Education: ABFE Presents — Hot-Button Issues in Kids’ Books

    At Winter Institute, a panel of booksellers and representatives from We Need Diverse Books discussed how to build a collection of diverse titles and how to respond to resistance from readers.

    Booksellers to Discuss Industry Issues at March 22 Forum in Denver

    All booksellers, ABA members and nonmembers alike, are invited to join ABA CEO Oren Teicher and Senior Program Officer Joy Dallanegra-Sanger at a Spring Forum in Denver, Colorado, on March 22.

    Spring Forum Education Handout Now on BookWeb

    ABA has compiled booksellers’ ideas from Winter Institute’s Bookseller Discussion Groups in a handout aimed at helping booksellers address the current political/social climate in their communities.

    Rachel Ignotofsky to Speak at Ci5 on Empowering Young Girls

    Rachel Ignotofsky, author of Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World, will deliver the closing keynote at next month’s Children’s Institute.

    Registration Underway for Advanced Education Session at Children’s Institute

    Booksellers can sign up now for the ABC Children’s Institute Advanced Education Session, “Idea Exchange for Owners and Managers,” and share their ideas for topics to discuss during the event.

    Ci5 Updates: ABC Group Member Raffle, Backlist Book Swap, Bookstore Tours

    With the 2017 ABC Children’s Institute just four weeks away, here are some important updates and reminders.

    Marley Dias, Ilsa Govan to Speak at Children’s Institute

    Marley Dias, the 12-year-old social activist who launched the #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign, and Ilsa Govan, the founder of Cultures Connecting, have been added to the Children’s Institute lineup.

    A Letter From ABA CEO Oren Teicher

    ABA’s CEO invites booksellers to attend an upcoming Spring Forum and explains that, in addition to the traditional open forum discussion, each will feature an education session that is a significant departure from past programming.

    Children’s Institute Nearing Capacity: Register Now

    Just a few spots remain for booksellers looking to attend the 2017 ABC Children’s Institute. The event, to be held April 5–7 in Portland, Oregon, is open to all ABA member booksellers. 

    Registration Opens for Advanced Education Session at Children’s Institute

    Booksellers can sign up now and submit topics they wish to discuss at the April 7 Children’s Institute Advanced Education Session, “Idea Exchange for Owners and Managers.”


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