Events

10 Feb
Binc Trivia Night

Join ABA’s Trivia Game and Support the Binc Foundation

Tickets are $5 per participant, and all proceeds benefit the Binc Foundation. The deadline to sign up is February 17.

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10 Feb
Amanda Gorman Poetry Interlude

Take a Break With Poets During Winter Institute

Amanda Gorman, Ross Gay, torrin a. greathouse, Chris Martin, and Warsan Shire will be reading.

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10 Feb
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Registration Opens for IndieCommerce Institute

The institute will offer a day of programming for IndieCommerce users and a day of programming for IndieLite users.

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09 Feb

Start Making Plans for Independent Bookstore Day

Booksellers planning to participate in Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 24, can check out a number of ideas for virtual and in-person celebrations to get the inspiration flowing.

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09 Feb

Virtual Winter Institute to Feature ASL Interpretation

Handwriter Ink will be providing American Sign Language interpreting services for a number of events at Wi16, sponsored in part by Biblio.com, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, and Bookazine.

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09 Feb
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Register Now for Antitrust Webinar With Rep. Cicilline

Booksellers are encouraged to register for an upcoming antitrust webinar with Rep. David Cicilline, chair of the House Antitrust Subcommittee, on Monday, February 22.

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08 Feb

Coffee Breaks Continue This Month

Five more Coffee Breaks are on the schedule for the month of February. Join for an opportunity to talk with booksellers from across the country.

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08 Feb
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February 11 Technology Meetup to Look at Constant Contact

Topics discussed will include how to create a template, manage reporting, and grow your contact list.

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08 Feb

Visit ABA’s New Events Calendar to See What’s Coming Up

As the American Booksellers Association increases its event offerings, bookseller members now have a place where they can see the entire lineup in one convenient calendar view.

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08 Feb

Next Webinar in New IndieCommerce Series to Look at Signing Up for the Program

On February 17, the IndieCommerce team will host an educational webinar for stores that are interested in learning about how to sign up for an IndieCommerce or IndieLite site.

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03 Feb
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Chat With Authors During Virtual Socials at Winter Institute

Booksellers are invited to chat with authors in unmoderated, open discussion rooms at Wi16; ABA is also seeking booksellers to act as host for these rooms. 

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03 Feb
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ABA Board to Hold Dedicated Coffee Breaks to Hear from Booksellers

Coffee Breaks on February 10, March 10, and April 14 offer booksellers a forum to share questions, comments, and concerns with the ABA Board of Directors.

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03 Feb

Have Fun While Supporting the Binc Foundation

Trivia enthusiasts are invited to a Virtual Trivia Night on February 20. Players do not have to be booksellers or registered for Winter Institute to attend. The deadline to sign up is February 17.

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02 Feb
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Join ABA for a February 22 Antitrust Webinar With Rep. Cicilline

“Reining in Monopoly Power: Small Businesses and the Push to Strengthen Antitrust Laws” is an opportunity for booksellers to learn about recent antitrust updates and participate in a live Q&A.

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02 Feb
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Sign Up for February’s Marketing and Technology Meetups

A Marketing Meetup on Edelweiss360 will be held on Thursday, February 4, and a Technology Meetup on Constant Contact will be held on Thursday, February 11. 

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