Out and About: Reminders & Events

reminder-smiley-faceFirst off two reminders:

  1. Indies First Day is tomorrow, Saturday, November 30th. It’s a day where you go to Independent Bookstores throughout the five boroughs and support them and yourself by hand-selling your books or a friend’s books to others in the bookstore. Get out there and help support Independent Bookstores!
  2. WNBA-NYC Holiday Party is on Thursday, December 5th from 6pm-8pm. This is a members only event so if you are not a member then hurry up and join so you can enjoy some great food with fellow book lovers in NYC. Don’t forget to RSVP!


greenlight-300x104Holiday Stories and Sing-Along

  • Tuesday, December 3rd
  • 4:00 – 5:30 PM
  • Greenlight Bookstore
  • 686 Fulton Street (at South Portland), Brooklyn
  • Free

Get in the Holiday spirit with the classic tale How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss. “Everyone is invited to ‘grow your heart 3 sizes’ just like the Grinch, with activities and giveaways to help with doing good and spreading goodwill.” The event will feature a musical rendition of How the Grinch Stole Christmas and other favorites plus cookies, cider and giveaways.


Live from NYPL: Michael Connelly and Martin Cruz SmithNYPL

  • Wednesday, December 4th
  • 7:00pm
  • New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
  • $25 General Admission, $15 FRIENDS, Seniors and Students with valid ID

Former Los Angeles Times writer Michael Connelly is responsible for series starring Harry Bosch and Mickey Haller and Martin Cruz Smith is the man behind Moscow detective Arkady Renko. Connelly and Smith have kept their audience in suspense, keen to unpack the mysteries that they so masterfully craft. The best-selling authors will discuss their latest novels – Connelly’s The Gods of Guilt, and Smith’s Tatiana – and the process of developing such compelling stories and captivating characters.

About Blog Editor

The Women’s National Book Association was founded in 1917 by female booksellers who weren’t allowed in the men’s organizations. Nearly 100 years later, the WNBA is still supporting women in the book industry through literary events, networking, literacy projects, workshops, open mic nights, book clubs, and many other entertaining programs throughout the season!

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