Events

03 Nov
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November Meetups to Feature Open Conversations on Marketing, Technology

The Marketing Meetup will take place on Thursday, November 5, and the Technology Meetup will be held Thursday, November 12. These will be the final meetups for the year.

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03 Nov

Sign Up for the November 5 BIPOC Bookseller Coffee Break

The next ABA Coffee Break meeting space for BIPOC — Black, Indigenous, or People of Color — booksellers will be held on Thursday, November 5, at 6:00 p.m. ET.

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03 Nov
When They Call You a Terrorist Virtual Reading Series, November 5 and 19

November Reading Series on “When They Call You a Terrorist” Begins

Bookstores that are interested in bringing the free virtual book club to local educators, students, and readers of all ages can sign up to receive bookplates signed by Cullors. 

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28 Oct

Join the November 5 BIPOC Bookseller Coffee Break

The next ABA Coffee Break meeting space for BIPOC — Black, Indigenous, or People of Color — booksellers will be held on Thursday, November 5, at 6:00 p.m.

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28 Oct

Talk Marketing and Technology Strategies During November Meetups

The November meetups will both feature open conversations for booksellers to participate in. 

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28 Oct
When They Call You a Terrorist Virtual Reading Series, November 5 and 19

Registration Underway for November Reading Series on “When They Call You a Terrorist”

The two-part consumer reading series will take place on Thursday, November 5, and Thursday, November 19, at 2:00 p.m. ET on Zoom.

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26 Oct
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Learn About Self-Defense at Upcoming “Top 10 Things to Know About...” Webinar

The final webinar of the series will look at basic self-defense tips. Booksellers can visit the Education Resources section on BookWeb.org to watch videos of all previous webinars in the series.

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22 Oct

Join Your Colleagues Every Tuesday for a Virtual Coffee Break

During the November 3 Coffee Break, ABA Children’s Group Manager Gen de Botton will walk booksellers through a brief lesson on meditation and relaxation.

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20 Oct
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De-escalation to Be the Focus of Upcoming “Top 10 Things to Know About...” Webinars

These sessions, which have limited capacity, will cover a range of de-escalation techniques that are particularly relevant in the context of our current political and social environment. Booksellers should sign up now. 

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20 Oct
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Top 10 Things to Know About: Creating Safe and Profitable Events

From evaluating platform security to leveraging local connections, this session offered booksellers tips, tricks, and guidance on how to create events in the new digital world.

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19 Oct
When They Call You a Terrorist Virtual Reading Series, November 5 and 19

Booksellers: Invite Customers to Register for November Reading Series on “When They Call You a Terrorist”

Booksellers can share the link with customers and begin encouraging signups and book purchases now. During registration, attendees can opt to donate to the Black Lives Matter Global Network. 

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14 Oct
When They Call You a Terrorist Virtual Reading Series, November 5 and 19

Registration Now Open for November Reading Series on “When They Call You a Terrorist”

The two-part series will take place on November 5 and November 19 and will focus on Black Lives Matter founder Patrisse Cullors’ young adult book.

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13 Oct

Sign Up for IndieCommerce Webinars to Prepare for the Holiday Shopping Season

Remaining topics include marketing, gift guides, and wish lists as well as doing business with schools and nonprofits. Recordings of previously held webinars are available to review.

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13 Oct
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Next “Top 10 Things to Know About...” Webinar to Look at Creating Safe and Profitable Virtual Events

With the growing number of virtual events across an expanding number of platforms, this session aims to offer booksellers tips, tricks, and guidance on how to create safe yet profitable events in the new digital world.  

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13 Oct
ABA Coffee Break

Join Your Colleagues Every Tuesday for a Virtual Coffee Break

This regular live forum offers booksellers the opportunity to talk with one another about any bookselling-related topics.

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