Rare Items on the Block at Children’s Art Auction at BEA

The June 6 Children’s Art Auction at BEA will provide added excitement this year when live bidding opens on several rare items.  An online preview of more than 70 mostly silent auction items is now live.

Speed-Dating for Book Group Picks at BEA

Carol Fitzgerald, president of ReadingGroupGuides, will moderate a speed-dating session at BEA designed to give booksellers and librarians a sneak peek at upcoming titles that will be natural book group picks.

Children’s Institute Registration Extended

ABA has extended registration for the Children’s Institute at BookExpo America until May 11. An additional but limited number of spaces at the June 6 day-long event are now open exclusively to booksellers at ABA member stores; they are expected to sell out quickly.

Introduction to Bookselling Seminar Open to ABA Members

Provisional booksellers and employees of regular member stores can still register for ABA’s free, full-day seminar “How to Succeed at Retail Bookselling: Introduction to the Bookstore Business,” to be held on Sunday, June 3 — the day before ABA’s Day of Education and the opening of BookExpo America.

Kids’ Institute Preview: Meeting Literacy Needs

Meeting community literacy needs will be the subject of an ABC Children’s Institute panel discussion at BookExpo America.

Award Winners to Headline Celebration Luncheon

ABA announced this week that all of the winners of the 2012 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards will be attending the June 5 Celebration of Bookselling Author Awards Luncheon at BookExpo America.

Tickets on Sale for Children’s Art Auction at BEA

Tickets are on sale now for one of the marquee events at BookExpo America — the Children’s Art Auction and Reception, sponsored by the ABC Children’s Group at ABA.

Remainder, Gift Pavilions Open Monday at BEA

For buyers looking to get a jump on remainders and non-book items at BookExpo America, the CIROBE Remainders Pavilion and the BEA Gift Shop Pavilion will open one day earlier than the rest of the trade show floor.

Town Hall, Membership Meetings Set for June 5

ABA will hold its 2012 Membership Meeting from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5,  at the Javits Convention Center in conjunction with BEA. The Membership Meeting will be preceded by the association’s annual Town Hall gathering.

Kids’ Institute Preview: Reaching the Middle Grade Reader

The challenges of reaching middle grade readers will be explored by a panel of book industry professionals at ABA’s ABC Children’s Institute on Wednesday, June 6, at BEA.

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