New England Independent Booksellers Association

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Help Wanted

The Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, MA, is looking for a bookseller, buyer, social media promoter, and events coordinator for our children’s department. The successful candidate will have a background somewhere in the book and/or retail industry, possess patience and energy in equal measure, have a passion for children’s books from picture books to young adult, enjoy working with all ages of the public, be a master of time management, and have lots of social media savvy. General proficiency in Microsoft suite, Google Docs, and Publisher necessary. Weekends and some nights expected. Must have own transportation. This is a full time, salaried position with some benefits. Salary range is $23-25.5k, depending on experience. Please present cover letter and resume in person to Joan (store owner), Niki (current children’s department manager), or Emily (store manager); if you are unable to do so in person, please email Emily at to explain why.

posted 5/25/16

For Sale

Franklin Fixtures Bookcases: Like-new Franklin Fixtures ( bookcases, wall units, end caps, and counter space in red oak with a natural finish, custom-made for 1150-square foot children’s bookstore.  The nineteen single-sided and six double-sided bookcases range in height from 48” to 72” and are between 42” and 48” wide with 4 to 6 moveable shelves/bookcase.  Set available for $4000 (1/4 of the original price) or the bookcases can be purchased individually, starting at $150 each.   Fixtures are in Marblehead, MA and come with a reasonable shipping option.

For more information contact Nancy Oliver at or at 339-226-0134.
posted 04/13/16


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NEIBA members are free to post classifieds for help wanted, positions sought and for re-selling goods and services such as used fixtures, inventory, surplus supplies and other items that bookstores may wish to purchase from other stores.

Postings are free to members. Only postings that might potentially benefit members such as “bookstore wanted” or “help wanted” or “positions wanted” will be permitted.

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