Events

14 Sep

Professional Bookselling Certification Program Opens for Signups

During the NAIBA/SIBA fall conference, booksellers from all regions can take classes on “Event Management: Press Kits” and “Event Management: Virtual Platforms.”

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14 Sep
Punching the Air book club: Wednesdays in October at 2:00 pm ET

Booksellers Invited to Order Signed Copies for “Punching the Air” Virtual Reading Series

HarperCollins has made available 50 eight-copy cartons of signed editions of Punching the Air for booksellers to offer to their customers during the October virtual reading series.

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14 Sep

September 25 Deadline to Sign Up for Virtual Education Sessions on Sales and Bestseller Reporting

Virtual education sessions on September 29 and October 2 will feature an overview of the benefits of reporting in-store and online sales and bestsellers.

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09 Sep
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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09 Sep

ABA to Present Two Virtual Education Sessions on Sales and Bestseller Reporting

Booksellers can sign up now for a virtual education session, to be presented September 29 and October 2, that will feature an overview of the benefits of reporting in-store and online sales and bestsellers.

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09 Sep
Punching the Air book club: Wednesdays in October at 2:00 pm ET

Get a Carton of Signed Copies for “Punching the Air” Virtual Reading Series

HarperCollins has made available 50 eight-copy cartons of signed editions of Punching the Air for booksellers to offer to their customers during the October virtual reading series.

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08 Sep

Sign Up for the September 10 Technology Meetup on Eventbrite

All ABA member booksellers are invited to participate in upcoming Marketing and Technology Meetups; recordings of each event are featured in the Education Resources section on BookWeb.

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08 Sep

Watch Independent Bookstore Day Author Events Anytime

Booksellers can share with customers recordings of all of the author events that took place on Independent Bookstore Day, August 29.

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08 Sep
Independent Bookstore Day, August 29, 2020

Independent Bookstore Day Survey Responses Due September 10

ABA is asking the 600+ bookstores that participated in Independent Bookstore Day on August 29 to share feedback about the event.

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02 Sep

Sign Up for the September 3 BIPOC Bookseller Coffee Break

Booksellers and store owners interested in attending should email ABA for the Zoom information; this session has a session-specific password, so be sure to email for details.

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01 Sep
Punching the Air book club: Wednesdays in October at 2:00 pm ET

Fall Virtual Reading Series Kicks Off With “Punching the Air” Authors Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam

Bookstores that are interested in bringing the free virtual book club to local educators, students, and readers of all ages can use the marketing materials supplied by ABA.

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01 Sep

Join the IndieCommerce Team for a Virtual Education Session at the Fall Regional Shows

The IndieCommerce team has developed several new features and upgrades to help stores manage their online sales.

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31 Aug

Regional Bookselling Associations to Present Keynote Event With Rev. Al Sharpton

Booksellers are invited to join in on Tuesday, September 15, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET as Sharpton presents his book Rise Up: Confronting a Country at the Crossroads.

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26 Aug

Indies Prepare to Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day Virtually, In-Person

“It’s a special time to be a locally owned, independent bookstore,” said Jennifer Massotti of Barrington Books, whose store will be celebrating on August 29. “We look forward to sharing the spotlight with the communities we serve.”

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26 Aug

September Meetups to Look at Holiday Marketing, Eventbrite

All ABA member booksellers are invited to participate in the Marketing and Technology Meetups.

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