Events

20 Jan

Afternoon, Evening Coffee Breaks Scheduled for Next Week

Virtual Coffee Breaks will be held on January 26 at 3:00 p.m. ET and January 28 at 8:00 p.m. ET. Join for an opportunity to talk with booksellers from across the country.

Read More
20 Jan

One Week Left to Sign Up for Virtual Buzz Books Editors Panel

Booksellers are invited to join editors on Zoom on Wednesday, January 27, at 7:00 p.m. ET for an event sponsored by the American Booksellers Association and Publishers Lunch.

Read More
20 Jan
Children's Institute 2021 with image of cactus

2021 Children’s Institute Moves to Late Summer

The 9th annual Children’s Institute, slated for June 2021, will now take place August 30–September 1 at the Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona.

Read More
19 Jan
IndieCommerce logo on computer screen

Join an IndieCommerce Webinar to Learn About Creating Clean, High-Converting Websites

Booksellers can register now for Web Design 101: How to Create Clean, High-Converting Websites, which will take place on Wednesday, January 27.

Read More
13 Jan

Wi16 Attendees: Send in Your Education Questions Now

While the chat function in event platform Hopin will be open during each session for additional interaction, this form will help Wi16 panelists focus session content by collecting some bookseller questions in advance.

Read More
13 Jan

Registration Underway for Virtual Winter Institute

The three-day event will consist of keynote presentations, rep picks sessions, educational programming, social events with fellow booksellers and authors, poetry interludes, IndieCommerce one-on-ones, a fundraiser for the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, and more. 

Read More
12 Jan

New Book Industry Events Slated for Summer

Publishers Weekly has announced the launch of the U.S. Book Show, set for May 26–28, while Edelweiss by Above the Treeline announced the launch of Edelweiss BookFest, to be held June 8–9.

Read More
12 Jan

Independent Bookstore Day Catalog of Exclusives Goes Live January 15

The catalog of exclusive, literary-themed items will go live on the Independent Bookstore Day website on Friday, January 15. Booksellers have until Friday, February 5, to submit their orders.

Read More
11 Jan
IndieCommerce logo on computer screen

First Webinar in New IndieCommerce Series to Look at Creating Clean, High-Converting Websites

Rescheduled to January 27, the IndieCommerce team will host an educational webinar for stores on IndieCommerce or IndieLite websites.

Read More
11 Jan

Join the January 27 Virtual Education Session on Planning a Book Fair

A companion session to the January 13 event on building school partnerships will look at the basics for in-school, in-store, and online book fairs.

Read More
11 Jan
ABA Technology Meetup logo

January 14 Technology Meetup to Feature Open Conversation

Booksellers are invited to partake in an open conversation about the results of the feedback survey, the technologies that improve their business operations on a daily basis, and what they might look into during 2021.

Read More
11 Jan

Array of Coffee Breaks to Connect Booksellers Throughout January

Four more virtual Coffee Breaks will be held between now and the end of the month. Join for an opportunity to talk with booksellers from across the country.

Read More
11 Jan

Sign Up Now for Virtual Buzz Books Editors Panel

Booksellers are invited to join editors for a virtual Buzz Books Editors Panel on Wednesday, January 27, sponsored by the American Booksellers Association and Publishers Lunch.

Read More
06 Jan
Winter Institute Logo: Virtual World, Real Booksellers, February 18-20, 2021

Winter Institute Registration Opens January 7

The American Booksellers Association’s 2021 Winter Institute will be held virtually from Thursday, February 18, through Saturday, February 20.

Read More
06 Jan

Talk Next Season’s Best New Titles at Virtual Buzz Books Editors Panel

The event will take place on Wednesday, January 27, and will be co-hosted by Roz Chast and Patricia Marx, with Jake Cumsky-Whitlock of Solid State Books as moderator.

Read More

Pages

About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.

Contact

PRESS CONTACT: Dan Cullen (dan@bookweb.org)

MEMBER and MEMBERSHIP INQUIRIES: info@bookweb.org

INDIECOMMERCE: staff@bookweb.org

ALL OTHER INQUIRIES: info@BookWeb.org

 

 

Copyright 2019 American Booksellers Association. BookWeb is a registered trademark of ABA.
Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy, Accessibility Statement