Social Events

YPG hosts monthly happy hours and social events that provide fun opportunities to meet your publishing colleagues in a casual setting.

Spooktacular YPG Halloween Happy Hour!

Spooktacular YPG Halloween Happy Hour!
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Summer is at its end, which means Halloween is just around the corner! And you know what else that means? Another legendary happy hour collaboration with the Children’s Book Council! So grab your best children’s book-inspired costume and join us on Wednesday, October 26th from 6:00 – 8:30pm in the spooky downstairs “dungeon” of the...
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Booktoberfest Happy Hour: Literary Trivia

Booktoberfest Happy Hour: Literary Trivia
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You may not have tickets to the Frankfurt Book Fair. We know how it goes. But you will have a chance to test your literary prowess against fellow YPGers at our Booktoberfest Literary Trivia Happy Hour! Celebrate Oktoberfest as only true book lovers and wordsmiths can. Booze will be served, teams will battle it...
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YPG Cares Back-to-School Happy Hour

YPG Cares Back-to-School Happy Hour
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  Summer Fridays may be over, but we’ve got Fall in our sights. With kids heading back to school and fewer tourists on the streets, we’re celebrating with drinks and arcade games at our annual happy hour! Join us for our Back-to-School Happy Hour at Barcade (148 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011)...
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Recap: YPG Cares Mid-Summer Happy Hour

Recap: YPG Cares Mid-Summer Happy Hour
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Turns out free pizza and cheap beer get a lot of people out on a Wednesday night! Around 60 people came to our happy hour for 826NYC on July 20th. We collected 92 books for their new Harlem location and their staff was impressed by the quality of books our YPGers selected. YPG is excited...
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Book-to-Film Under the Stars: 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU

Book-to-Film Under the Stars: 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU
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It’s summer in the city, and that means Shakespeare. By which we mean this beloved ‘90s classic based on The Taming of the Shrew. Join YPG’s Book-to-Film Club for our annual outdoor edition on Wednesday, July 27th at McCarren Park in Williamsburg! The movie starts at sunset (around 8:30 pm), and we’ll be there with blankets and...
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Write-In and Flash Workshop #2 of July

Write-In and Flash Workshop #2 of July
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#YAAS to more fun! Same drill as always: write for an hour with time for sharing, and end with a quick workshop. Interested in being critiqued? Send YPGwriters@gmail.com a 1,000-word sample that you would like feedback on. Date: July 26 2016Event Address: AAP Conference Room, 71 5th Ave, Second Floor Time: 6:15 PM – 8:00 PM...
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YPG Game Night

YPG Game Night
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Game night is back again, and we couldn’t be more excited. Let your dark sense of humor shine bright in Cards Against Humanity, prove that you would have made a killer settler in Settlers of Catan, or declare yourself Editor Extraordinaire with a game of Scrabble or Bananagrams. This is an event YPGers look...
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Summer Fun in the Sun!

Summer Fun in the Sun!
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It’s finally summer, and we all know what that means: nice weather AND short Fridays! So let’s take advantage of both and meet on Friday, July 15th at Sheep’s Meadow in Central Park for some good ole’ fun in the sun. We’ll organize some activities to take full advantage of the weather (think: Frisbee, three-legged races, and...
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YPG Cares Mid-Summer Happy Hour to Benefit 826NYC

YPG Cares Mid-Summer Happy Hour to Benefit 826NYC
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Have you always felt a deep connection to Lizzie McGuire’s cartoon thoughts? Do you often find yourself in heated arguments about how Rory was ALWAYS meant to be with Jess rather than moody Dean? If so, come embrace your frosted tips and butterfly clips from middle school days by supporting 826NYC! Bring a book or...
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DIYPG: Coloring Edition

DIYPG: Coloring Edition
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DIY and Publishing go hand-in-hand! Let’s celebrate all of the interesting and fun DIY books that hit the shelves topic-by-topic. BYOP (bring your own colored pencils) and BYOB (bring your own beer or beverage of choice). We’ll provide the coloring books, with plenty to bring take home with you! Please feel free to bring...
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