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Storytime with Donna L. Washington

Storytime with Donna L. Washington (August 31, 2021)
Content related to the education session Storytime with Donna L. Washington, Children's Institute 2021.
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Topic:
  • Buying and Selling
Tags:
  • Children's Bookselling

Enjoy a storytime interlude with Donna L. Washington, as she reads from her upcoming release Boo Stew (Peachtree). Storytime is a reprieve from a busy day and a time to recall the joy and comfort we all experience when someone reads to us.

The Future of Events: How Independent Bookstores Can Lead the Hybrid-Event Market

The Future of Events: How Independent Bookstores Can Lead the Hybrid-Event Market (August 31, 2021)
Content related to the education session The Future of Events: How Independent Bookstores Can Lead the Hybrid-Event Market, Children's Institute 2021.
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
Tags:
  • Children's Bookselling

A panel of marketing and publicity personnel from an array of publishing houses will share how indies can maximize their visibility to publishers to be the leaders in events as the industry moves toward a hybrid model. Questions for the panelists can be submitted ahead of time so that the panel can directly address specific topics related to hybrid events and independent bookstores.

Welcome and Opening Keynote with Nicola and David Yoon

Welcome and Opening Keynote with Nicola and David Yoon (August 31, 2021)
Content related to the education session Welcome and Opening Keynote with Nicola and David Yoon, Children's Institute 2021.
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Topic:
  • Diversity & Inclusion
Tags:
  • Children's Bookselling

Bestselling authors, Nicola and David Yoon, share the inspiration behind their imprint Joy Revolution. The imprint is a celebration of love stories written by people of color about people of color, with its first titles being published in fall 2022.

ShopTalk - August Evening Session

ShopTalk - August Evening Session (August 30, 2021)
Content related to the education session ShopTalk - August Evening Session, ShopTalk.
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
Tags:
  • 101

This session follows the format of an Open Forum: the opinions expressed are those of the individual participants, not of the ABA. Information discussed is reflective of the time of the recording. Please see the most recent ShopTalk and/or the daily email update for the most current information.

ShopTalk - Nontraditional Stores - August

ShopTalk - Nontraditional Stores - August (August 24, 2021)
Content related to the education session ShopTalk - Nontraditional Stores - August, ShopTalk.
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
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This session is for members working at Pop-Ups, Bookmobiles, Online Only & Other Non-Traditional Bookstores to come together for connection, support, community, resources, and to discuss the unique issues you experience

ShopTalk - Nontraditional Stores - August (August 24, 2021)
Content related to the education session ShopTalk - Nontraditional Stores - August, ShopTalk.
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
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This session is for members working at Pop-Ups, Bookmobiles, Online Only & Other Non-Traditional Bookstores to come together for connection, support, community, resources, and to discuss the unique issues you experience

What Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Changes Mean for Your Bookstore

What Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Changes Mean for Your Bookstore (August 23, 2021)
Content related to the education session What Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Changes Mean for Your Bookstore, Advocacy.
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Topic:
  • Advocacy
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This webinar with the U.S. Small Business Administration will feature a presentation from an SBA representative and will explain how an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) may help your bookstore's recovery. Both booksellers who have already applied for EIDL and those who have not yet applied are encouraged to attend.

Technology Meetup - Virtual Accessibility

Technology Meetup - Virtual Accessibility (August 12, 2021)
Content related to the education session Technology Meetup - Virtual Accessibility, ABA Technology Meetups.
Topic:
  • Operations
Tags:
  • Technology

During this session* you'll hear from fellow booksellers on how they take accessibility into consideration in the virtual world of websites, virtual events, and social media. Guest speakers for these session are:

 

*A full transcription and closed captioning are available. Please note that both are machine-generated and are not reviewed for accuracy. Information discussed is reflective of the time of the recording.

 

Technology Meetup - Virtual Accessibility (August 12, 2021)
Content related to the education session Technology Meetup - Virtual Accessibility, ABA Technology Meetups.
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Topic:
  • Operations
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  • Technology

During this session* you'll hear from fellow booksellers on how they take accessibility into consideration in the virtual world of websites, virtual events, and social media. Guest speakers for these session are:

 

*A full transcription and closed captioning are available. Please note that both are machine-generated and are not reviewed for accuracy. Information discussed is reflective of the time of the recording.

 

New Member Series: Store Ownership 101 - Q3

New Member Series: Store Ownership 101 - Q3 (August 10, 2021)
Content related to the education session New Member Series: Store Ownership 101 - Q3, ShopTalk.
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
Tags:
  • 101
  • Owners and Managers

Our New Member Series:Store Ownership 101 provides new and prospective bookstore owners with an opportunity to ask questions of seasoned bookstore owners/staff. 

The opinions expressed are those of the individual participants, not of the ABA. Information discussed is reflective of the time of the recording.

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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.

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