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YPG CARES: BOOK PACKING PARTY WITH BOOKS THROUGH BARS

YPG CARES: BOOK PACKING PARTY WITH BOOKS THROUGH BARS
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  Books Through Bars is an all-volunteer-run collective that sends free books to incarcerated people across the country. Currently, they have a backlog of over 500+ letters from prisoners requesting books, so join YPG Cares and stop by for a packing party! It’s a small space, so we need about 15 volunteers to read...
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YPG Book Club: Little Fires Everywhere

YPG Book Club: Little Fires Everywhere
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  Winter freeze got you down? Join YPG Book Club to discuss the NYT bestseller Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng on February 22 at 6:30 pm at Simon & Schuster (1230 6th Ave). Feel free to bring snacks, drinks (BYOB), and any questions or thoughts you have about the book! RSVP here Please contact Danielle Kolodkin (Danielle.Kolodkin@harpercollins.com) or...
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YPG WRITERS: WRITE-IN/CRITIQUE (TWO DATES)

YPG WRITERS: WRITE-IN/CRITIQUE (TWO DATES)
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YPG WRITERS: WRITE-IN/CRITIQUE (TWO DATES) Join YPG Writers for our signature write-in and flash workshop on February 8 and February 22. As always, we’ll do a quick introduction, followed by an hour of writing and optional sharing, then we’ll wrap up the meeting with a flash workshop. If interested in being critiqued, email YPGwriters@gmail.com...
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SOCIAL: FOREIGN RIGHTS MIXER

SOCIAL: FOREIGN RIGHTS MIXER
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Are you a foreign rights or scouting professional looking to make contacts in the field? Do you have absolutely no idea what a scout does, but want to learn more? Are you looking to get your feet wet in exciting world of foreign rights? If any/all of these apply, this is the mixer for...
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YPG CARES: PROJECT CICERO

YPG CARES: PROJECT CICERO
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Volunteer with Project Cicero and help put books straight into the hands of New York City teachers and librarians! Project Cicero is a fantastic organization that, to date, has placed two million books into more than 11,000 classrooms and school libraries reaching over 500,000 children in under-resourced schools in New York City. Volunteers can...
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SCI-FI & FANTASY TRIVIA HAPPY HOUR

SCI-FI & FANTASY TRIVIA HAPPY HOUR
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Have you ever chosen books over basketball? Fandoms over fantasy sports? Unbound Worlds, the Penguin Random House site dedicated to sci-fi and fantasy literature, has a March-Madness inspired event just for you! Kick off Cage Match 2018, Unbound Worlds’ annual original fiction bracket tournament, with a happy hour and sci-fi/fantasy trivia event. Show off your knowledge...
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YPG CARES: BLIND DATE WITH A BOOK HAPPY HOUR

YPG CARES: BLIND DATE WITH A BOOK HAPPY HOUR
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    On Monday, February 26, find your perfect match—with a book! Come to Drexler’s (9 Avenue A) from 6:30–8:30 pm to see if you can guess the book and get entered to win a related ARC. And do good at the same time: it’s for charity, so don’t forget to bring a new...
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YPG’s Bay Area Chapter Is in Love—with Books!

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YPG’s Bay Area Chapter Is in Love—with Books! Thank you to all of the YPG Bay Area members who came by the first Pal-entine’s Meet-Up at John Colins last week for libations and book talk. A special thanks and welcome to the new members! You made the party a great success; just take a look...
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YPG Cares: Volunteer With Housing Works Bookstore

YPG Cares: Volunteer With Housing Works Bookstore
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Housing Works is looking for 6 to 8 YPG volunteers to help their online sales department scan and sort their book donations to see if they are sellable. If you are available on Sunday, February 18 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, then please sign up here. YPG has historically been an asset at...
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YPG Cares: Story Pirates

YPG Cares: Story Pirates
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Interested in helping keep youngsters writing and creating? On Wednesday, February 7th, from 7:15–8:30 pm at The Drama Book Shop (250 W. 40th Street), we’ll be reading through short stories written by elementary school children and writing personalized notes back to encourage their love of arts and learning.   Enjoy kids’ incredibly funny tales...
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