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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 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...
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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, March 18 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, then please sign up here.   YPG has historically been an asset...
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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 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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DISCOUNT: LITERATI: A COMEDY SHOW ABOUT BOOKS AND THE IDIOTS WHO WRITE THEM

DISCOUNT: LITERATI: A COMEDY SHOW ABOUT BOOKS AND THE IDIOTS WHO WRITE THEM
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“A highly literate offering” – The New York Times “…pokes fun at literary pastime by taking it out of bookstores and into comedy clubs” – LA Weekly   Literati is a night of comedians in character performing hilarious readings. Sophisticated, satirical, and sometimes wigs. Do you ever leave a comedy show saying “Hmm that...
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BIGNY Presents: Publishing All-American Voices: Diversity and Inclusion

BIGNY Presents: Publishing All-American Voices: Diversity and Inclusion
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  The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) is offering a panel discussion about underrepresented voices and aim to continue examining what diversity and inclusion actively looks like in book publishing.   Featuring speakers Nicole Counts (One World / PRH), Zareen Jaffery (Saalam Reads / S&S Books for Young Readers), Cristobal Pera (Vintage Espanol / PRH), and moderator, Victory Matsui (One...
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