The Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association is a nonprofit trade association of independent booksellers, book wholesalers, publishers and other industry professionals located throughout the Rocky Mountains region and beyond. Formed almost 40 years ago, MPIBA has 165 bookstore members and an equal number of industry professional members. Mountains & Plains is first and foremost a professional association formed to promote the welfare of independent bookstores in our region. We welcome independent booksellers from Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming to join as Core Members. Chain bookstores may join as Bookseller Associate Members. For more information on the benefits of membership, click on “Join Now” button on the bar above.