Events

10 Aug
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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05 Aug

Order Independent Bookstore Day Masks by August 6

Five new mask designs are available, but they must be ordered by Thursday, August 6, to ensure delivery by Independent Bookstore Day, August 29.

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05 Aug
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Sign Up for Upcoming Marketing, Technology Meetups This Month

August’s meetups will focus on paid social media advertising, Crowdcast, and marketing romance books.

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05 Aug
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Bookstore Romance Day’s 2020 Event Schedule Now Live

Bookstore Romance Day will take place on Saturday, August 15; bookstores can still register for the event. 

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04 Aug

August 11 ABA Coffee Break to Focus on Current Wage and Labor Requirements

This Coffee Break has been programmed to focus on wage and labor requirements for bookstores as some states place COVID-19-related quarantine mandates on people entering from out-of-state.

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04 Aug

BIPOC Booksellers Invited to Join a Dedicated Coffee Break on August 6

The August 6 virtual forum, a non-hosted event without an ABA facilitator or staff person, is intended to offer a meeting space for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color booksellers.

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29 Jul

Share Your Plans for Independent Bookstore Day

Independent Bookstore Day will take place on Saturday, August 29.

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27 Jul

Sign Up to Host an Author Event With TV Personality Jay Manuel

Jay Manuel's tour launches on August 3; booksellers interested in hosting an event should contact Wordeee. 

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23 Jul
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Children’s Institute Videos, Session Recaps Now on BookWeb

Over the course of two days, booksellers joined together for education sessions, keynotes, rep picks, and virtual hangouts to celebrate children’s books and bookselling.

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23 Jul
ABA Coffee Break

Join ABA for an Evening Coffee Break on Thursday, July 30

This regular live forum, now with a monthly evening session, offers booksellers the opportunity to talk with one another about any bookselling-related topics.

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22 Jul

Virtual Children’s Institute a Hit Among Attendees

Over the course of two days, booksellers joined together for education sessions, keynotes, rep picks, and virtual hangouts to celebrate children’s books and bookselling.

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21 Jul

Ci8 in Conversation: Kwame Alexander and Jerry Craft on Their Lives as Writers

During the conversation, Alexander and Craft reflected on the importance of bookstores in their lives and their careers.

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21 Jul
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Ci8 Virtual Keynote: Isaac Fitzgerald on the Importance of Children’s Bookselling

“You bring literature, and with it, everything from hope to despair to rage to joy to the freedom of adventure, to the readers who need it more than anything," said Fitzgerald in his address to booksellers. 

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