The New England Children’s Booksellers Advisory Council is a voluntary organization dedicated to excellence in independent children’s bookselling. We offer a support network to any current NEIBA member who shares the goal of encouraging quality and service within the children’s book industry, and also a means for helping NEIBA organize periodic educational programming.



NECBA Meeting

August 11, 2016

Wellesley Books, 82 Central Street, Wellesley MA


10:00 am         Coffee, pastries, and conversation

10:30 am         Preparing for the Fall Holidays

Back-to-school, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, New Year’s, and everything in between!

Robin Sung in conversation with Wellesley Books Gift Buyer and Children’s Buyer, Lauren D’Alessio and Collen Connors

11: 00 am        Fall Holiday Title Share

12:00               Lunch

1:00 pm           Bookstores and Current Events

Small group discussions on the role of the bookstores during times of crisis and best practices with responding to current events in the children’s section using appropriate and age sensitive books.

2:00 pm           Wrap-up discussion and Fall Conference update

3:30 pm           Visit Wellesley Books!