From the Kidlit Drink Night Organizational Crew
This month, in lieu of our usual Kidlit Drink Night venue, we have been kindly invited to have our gathering at the Forbes Galleries by Mr. Forbes himself. Talk children’s books and take a gander at some of the original art on display for the new book Let’s Have a Bite! A Beastly Banquet in Rhyme by Robert L. Forbes.
The particulars are below. Be sure you RSVP to Deborah Sloan at firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP.
Date: Tuesday, October 5th
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm (or later)
Where: at the Forbes Galleries, 60 5th Avenue (at 12th St.)
Bites and cocktails to be served!
Also on display will be Mr. Forbes’ collection of other drawings, illustrations, advertising, books and ephemera, created by Mr. Searle, who celebrated his 90th birthday this year. The collection covers Mr. Searle’s work from WW2 to the present.
Looking forward to seeing you all there…
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About Betsy Bird
Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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