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    ABA is the national face of independent bookselling. Our members are booksellers, publishers, wholesalers, vendors, and industry friends. Choose your membership category below, and join your colleagues in this fast-moving profession.

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    Are you planning to open a bookstore?
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    Join as a Provisional Member.

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    Please contribute to ABFE (American Booksellers for Free Expression) to support the important work of protecting free speech and fighting censorship.

    The ABC Children’s Group is dedicated to growing and expanding the reach of children’s books.

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    Please note: Dues paid to the ABA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes. However, they may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses subject to restrictions imposed as a result of association lobbying activities. ABA estimates that the non-deductible portion of your dues –  i.e. the portion which is allocable to lobbying – is 10%.

    Already own or operate a bookstore in the United States or Canada?
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    Join as a Regular Member.

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    Please contribute to ABFE (American Booksellers for Free Expression) to support the important work of protecting free speech and fighting censorship.

    The ABC Children’s Group is dedicated to growing and expanding the reach of children’s books.

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    Stores are not eligible to use quarterly or monthly payment options when using an active promo code.

    Please note: Dues paid to the ABA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes. However, they may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses subject to restrictions imposed as a result of association lobbying activities. ABA estimates that the non-deductible portion of your dues –  i.e. the portion which is allocable to lobbying – is 10%.

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    Is 75% or more of the store inventory used books?
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    Join as a Used Bookstore Member.

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    Please contribute to ABFE (American Booksellers for Free Expression) to support the important work of protecting free speech and fighting censorship.

    The ABC Children’s Group is dedicated to growing and expanding the reach of children’s books.

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    Please note: Dues paid to the ABA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes. However, they may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses subject to restrictions imposed as a result of association lobbying activities. ABA estimates that the non-deductible portion of your dues –  i.e. the portion which is allocable to lobbying – is 10%.

    Is your bookstore outside the United States or Canada?
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    Join as an International Member.

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    The ABC Children’s Group is dedicated to growing and expanding the reach of children’s books.

    Please contribute to ABFE (American Booksellers for Free Expression) to support the important work of protecting free speech and fighting censorship.

    Payment

    Please note: Dues paid to the ABA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes. However, they may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses subject to restrictions imposed as a result of association lobbying activities. ABA estimates that the non-deductible portion of your dues –  i.e. the portion which is allocable to lobbying – is 10%.

    Are you a publisher, wholesaler, distributor or other vendor?
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    Join as an Associate Member.

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    The ABC Children’s Group is dedicated to growing and expanding the reach of children’s books.

    Please contribute to ABFE (American Booksellers for Free Expression) to support the important work of protecting free speech and fighting censorship.

    Payment

    Please note: Dues paid to the ABA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes. However, they may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses subject to restrictions imposed as a result of association lobbying activities. ABA estimates that the non-deductible portion of your dues –  i.e. the portion which is allocable to lobbying – is 10%.

    Would you like to support the independent bookselling community?
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    Join as an Auxiliary Member.

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    The ABC Children’s Group is dedicated to growing and expanding the reach of children’s books.

    Please contribute to ABFE (American Booksellers for Free Expression) to support the important work of protecting free speech and fighting censorship.

    Payment

    Please note: Dues paid to the ABA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes. However, they may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses subject to restrictions imposed as a result of association lobbying activities. ABA estimates that the non-deductible portion of your dues –  i.e. the portion which is allocable to lobbying – is 10%.

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