Kidlit Drink Night: Holiday Edition
Time for some jolly! Ladies and gentlemen, our next NYC Kidlit Drinks Night will be next Monday, December 13, starting at 6:30 p.m., at Faces & Names, 159 W. 54th St. at 8th Ave. (apologies for the short notice but both Cheryl and I have been remarkably busy as of late). Fortify yourself against the winter with a hot toddy, or, if you’re overheating from being too bundled up, you can pretend it’s summer with a nice G&T. Either way, we shall talk books, share end-of-year favorites, catch up with friends, and otherwise engage in holiday cheer.
And: We will once again be doing a holiday book drive for a worthy cause — the Children for Children Ongoing Book Drive, in partnership with Project Cicero. Please bring new and gently used children’s books for grades K-12. As these books will be directed to New York City public schools and preschools, books featuring characters of color are especially appreciated, but ALL books are welcome and will find good homes. See http://www.childrenforchildren.org/index.php?q=node/26#ongoing for more information.
Hope to see you next Monday, and happy December in the meantime —
Cheryl Klein & Betsy Bird
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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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