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Ye Old Warwick Book ShoppeCongratulations Thomas Roberts of Ye Old Warwick Book Shoppe for a fabulous growth year




A big thank you to all the booksellers and publicity personnel who took time out of their busy schedules to travel to NYC for the day. You made our second round of Publicity Speed Dating a huge success!


"It was great fun and hugely helpful. It was a pleasure to meet the publicists and we are already in touch working on some events. Thanks again for setting this up. I’m sure, logistically, it was a challenge. We really appreciate your efforts." - Donna McFadden, Wellington Square Bookshop, Exton, PA

"The Speed Publicity event was very well run with lots a great contacts made. You did a fabulous job getting us prepared for the meetings.  Everything was so appreciated by us at Newtown Bookshop!" - Kathy Morrison, The Newtown Bookshop, Newtown, PA

"The Speed Dating event was fun, organized, productive and beneficial. You are superstars!!!" - Kenny Sarfin, Books & Greetings, Northvale, NJ 

Photos from Publicity Speed Dating 2/27


2015 Gatherings

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Click here to see the complete 2015 NAIBA event schedule. 


Welcome to NAIBA, a regional trade association of locally-owned, independent booksellers, and the authors and publishers who enjoy working with them and promoting their books through the independent bookstore. We provide the community, education, awareness, and tools for independent bookstores to succeed. Our region covers New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC, northern Virginia and West Virginia.

To achieve these goals, NAIBA hosts an annual conference in the Fall to educate and enlighten booksellers and publishers; creates opportunities throughout the year for booksellers to visit with each other and exchange ideas and have problems solved; communicates weekly with our members on industry events, issues, and creative ideas.

"Our membership is worth every penny for all the great services provided to booksellers. Appreciate all your hard work."