Our Mission

The purposes of NAIBA are to promote cooperation and mutual interest among booksellers and to foster and advance their trade and commerce by:

  • (a) Encouraging the exchange of ideas and information;
  • (b) Educating booksellers in techniques essential to the effective conduct of their business;
  • (c) Holding trade shows and exhibitions;
  • (d) Promoting ethical and fair dealing in the trade;
  • (e) Protecting the First Amendment rights of free speech;
  • (f) Promoting the cause of literacy;
  • (g) Increasing public awareness of the value of the bookseller as a vital community resource;
  • (h) Seeking to promote excellence and professionalism in the retail book industry.

We are guided by our Code of Conduct and Non-Discrimination Policy


Eileen Dengler
Eileen Dengler
Executive Director NAIBA (516)333-0681
Executive Director
Kit Little
Kit Little
CPB Executive Administrator NAIBA
Executive Administrator
Elliott batTzedek
Elliott batTzedek
Member Relations Coordinator
Kathy Ellen Davis
Social Media Coordinator