Why Join as a Member
Each independent book merchant is distinctively independent. The American Booksellers Federation is the link between the bigger book business and individual booksellers. The American Booksellers Federation offers thousands of booksellers a platform for influencing publishers and promoting small companies.
Events and workshops hosted by the ABF bring members together, fostering communities of learning, networking, and bonding. The resources of ABF members can help answer questions about how to run an independent bookstore today.
The ABF’s core membership includes:
Bookstore Members (Core)
Online Bookstore Members
Members of the Second-Hand Bookstore
Provisional members are ineligible to vote on ABF governance matters.