Deadlines & Action Items

02 Mar
Children's Art Auction

Donations Sought for Silent Art Auction at BookExpo

Illustrators are encouraged to donate artwork for the 2018 Silent Art Auction to benefit the American Booksellers for Free Expression and Every Child a Reader, which will be held May 30 at BookExpo.

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02 Mar

Reminder: Petition Process Open for Additional Board Candidates

Under ABA’s Bylaws, any bookstore member may submit petitions to have the names of additional candidates for Board officers and/or directors added to the ballot for the 2018–19 elections.

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28 Feb

ABA Programming at BookExpo to Feature Return of Perennial Favorites

BookExpo 2018 will kick off on Wednesday, May 30, with a full day of events, including Meet the Editors, Publicists Speed Dating, the Celebration of Bookselling Lunch, and the Silent Art Auction.

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27 Feb

Independent Bookstore Day Brings Back Marketing-in-a-Mailer

The Independent Bookstore Day Marketing-in-a-Mailer contains signage, stickers, teasers, shelf-talkers, and balloons to help bookstores promote the event. The kit costs $20 and orders are due March 15.

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23 Feb
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Children’s Institute Registration Underway

The keynote speakers slated to appear at the American Booksellers Association’s sixth ABC Children’s Institute (June 19–21 in New Orleans) are Chelsea Clinton, Angie Thomas, Temple Grandin, and Mallika Chopra.

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23 Feb

Publisher Education Session to Detail Indie Bookstore Financials

ABA publisher partners and BookExpo exhibitors are invited to register now for an executive briefing on the state of independent bookstores, to be held in New York City on Tuesday, March 13.

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23 Feb

March 1 Deadline for Find Waldo Local Registration

ABA member booksellers have until Thursday, March 1, to sign up for the seventh annual celebration of Find Waldo Local, the shop local scavenger hunt held every July at small businesses nationwide.

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20 Feb

#HarperCollinsLovesIndies to Showcase Dozens of Bookstores in 2018

HarperCollins Publishers is inviting independent bookstores from across the United States to create Facebook Live videos that show off what makes them special.

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20 Feb

Share Your Story for a Chance to Win a Grant From FedEx

Through March 28, small businesses are invited to enter the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest for a chance to win one of 10 grants. One grand prize winner will receive $25,000.

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20 Feb
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Top 5 Reasons to Apply for a Binc Scholarship Today

As the Book Industry Charitable Foundation enters the final weeks of the Higher Education Scholarship Program application period, here are five reasons to apply now.

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14 Feb

ABC/CBC Silent Art Auction at BookExpo to Honor Ashley Bryan

The silent auction to benefit the American Booksellers for Free Expression and Every Child a Reader, featuring the Children’s and Teen Book Awards, will honor beloved author and illustrator Ashley Bryan. BookExpo registration is underway.

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12 Feb

Sign Up for Find Waldo Local 2018

ABA member booksellers have until Thursday, March 1, to sign up for the seventh annual celebration of Find Waldo Local, the shop local scavenger hunt held every July at small businesses nationwide.

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12 Feb

Petition Process Open for Additional Board Candidates

Under ABA’s Bylaws, any bookstore member may submit petitions to have the names of additional candidates for Board officers and/or directors added to the ballot for the 2018–19 elections.

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12 Feb
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67 Children’s Institute Scholarships Up for Grabs

Booksellers interested in attending the sixth ABC Children’s Institute, to be held June 19–21 in New Orleans, are encouraged to apply now for a publisher-sponsored scholarship.

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03 Nov
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Last Call: Board Nominations Due November 10

ABA members must nominate candidates for the association’s 2018 Board of Directors elections by November 10; self-nominations are acceptable.

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