Building foundations through books

Our conference is dedicated to showcasing the latest trends, research, and best practices in the field of book access.  Building on several previous events, we plan to have a wealth of information to support and enrich your practice of gifting or distributing books.

  • Whether you're an educator, a book enthusiast, or a professional working to expand book ownership for under-resourced people, this is the event for you. Explore innovative strategies, engage in interactive sessions, and connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion.
  • Our diverse range of topics, from Book Bank Operations to Literacy Activities to Marketing and Advocacy, ensures there's something valuable for everyone. You'll have the chance to learn from experienced speakers, share your insights, and collaborate on solutions that will shape the future of book access.
  • This year, we're staying virtual! The conference will be held on Zoom, making it easier than ever for you to participate from the comfort of your home or office.
  • Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a community committed to improving book access. Mark your calendar, prepare your questions, and get ready to embark on a two-day journey of learning, networking, and inspiration.

Stay tuned for more updates as we unveil our lineup of speakers, sessions, and interactive experiences. Let's work together to create a world where books are accessible to all. See you at the NBAA Conference 2024!

Conference Registration is Now Open!

REMEMBER:  Sign up for an NBAA membership and attend the conference for FREE! Register as a Small, Medium, or Large organization and receive additional free tickets for staff and board members. 

Don't miss this chance to be a part of this exciting event!

Request for Proposals

Be Part of the Conversation: Session proposals are open now and will need to be submitted before November 15, 2023, 11:59 PM (CST) for a chance to inspire and engage in thoughtful discussions.

Proposal Review Process: The NBAA Conference Committee will carefully review and recommend proposals based on relevance, innovation, research-based content, speaker expertise, interactivity, and more.

Session Proposal Application: Ready to share your knowledge? Please submit your interest here:

Presenter and Session Interest Form

Sponsorship Opportunities

Publishers and Providers:  Are you someone who works with nonprofits and/or book access organizations?  You can get the word out to potential customers by Sponsoring this event. 

Download our Sponsorship Package or reach out to

The National Book Access Association is a Sponsored Program of First Book. Founded in Washington, D.C.
in 1992, First Book is an award-winning nonprofit social enterprise dedicated to eliminating barriers to learning and inspiring young minds.

Contact us at

National Book Access Association c/o First Book
1319 F St NW, Suite 1000, Washington DC 20004

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