Next Guild meeting on September 20, 2018
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April and June Meetings Postponed Because of Covid-19 pandemic

Next Guild Monthly Lecture, Thursday, March 19, 2020  -- CANCELLED

Annual Business Meeting and Guild member presentation with author Debbie Levy, a former lawyer, newspaper editor, and award-winning author of fiction and non-fiction for children. Two of her most recent books reveal unique personal stories about civil rights in This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality,” with Jo Ann Allen Boyce; and our most famous current Supreme Court Justice in I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes her Mark. Please note a change of meeting time and venue: this is a free, combined annual business meeting and monthly lecture at Cleveland Park LibraryBusiness Meeting (for Guild members only):  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm. Please bring a brown bag dinner; no food will be served. Public Program (open to all guests): 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm.

RSVP for the meeting.

Member RSVP and Pay*

Guest RSVP and Pay*

* Online payments are through Paypal. You may pay with a credit card without having a Paypal account.

Online price is $26, which includes a $1.00 service fee.

See the lunch menu.  A gluten-free option (limited to five orders) is available to members who must avoid gluten in their diet. To RSVP for the gluten-free option, please contact childrensbookguildATyahoo.com, rather than using a link above.

Updated Monthly Speaker Series Ticket Policy*

Please note that, beginning June 2019, ticket reservations for monthly lectures may be cancelled and refunded only prior to 3 days before the event. After that time, you are responsible for payment.

 If you cancel a reservation for a pre-paid ticket via Paypal before the registration deadline date, you may do either of the following:

a) Request our Registrar to apply your Paypal payment to the cost of a future monthly lecture; or

b) Request a refund from our Registrar. Please note, however, that in this case Paypal’s processing fees are non-refundable.

If you have made a reservation but wish to cancel later than 3 days prior to the event:   

a) You can transfer the ticket reservation to someone else. You may ask a friend to assume your reservation, and settle up privately with her/him/them; or 

b) You remain responsible for payment, via Paypal or check. Please send checks payable to the Guild in care of Treasurer Terry Jennings.  (Please note purpose of payment on your check.)  If you don't know Terry Jennings's mailing address, you can request it by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

*This update is necessitated by changes at Busboys & Poets and Paypal.

-->Time: 11:30 a.m. Doors Open; 12-1 CBG Announcements & Lunch; 1-2 Program Presentation
Place: Busboys and Poets, 450 K St., NW, Washington, DC  20001.
Lecture: Ron Charles of The Washington Post's Book World will join us in a conversation about books and book publishing, reviewing, ebooks and ereaders, and the production of "The Totally Hip Book Review."

Annual Guild Business Meeting (and election of 2019-2020 officers) (members only) and March CBG Lecture (open to all) - Thursday, March 21, 2019

Times: Business Meeting - 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
            Lecture - 7:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Place: Cleveland Park Library, 3310 Connecticut Ave. NW. (Lower Level Meeting Room)
Speaker: Guild member Kathy Crutcher of Shout Mouse Press will speak on mentoring young writers.

No cost. This will be a "brown bag” event. Please bring your own refreshments from home or from take-out eateries which abound in the immediate neighborhood.

Please RSVP to Ann Bonwill at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a head count.

Note: While there are parking lots and street parking in the vicinity, the Cleveland Park Metro (Red Line) is steps away from the newly renovated Library.

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Member RSVP and Pay*

You may pay with a credit card without having a Paypal account.

Online price is $11, which includes a $1.00 service fee.

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Annual Guild Nonfiction Award Luncheon, honoring Catherine Reef -- POSTPONED until spring 2021

Date: Saturday, May 30, 2020
Time: 12 noon to 3 pm
Place: Clyde’s Restaurant of Gallery Place, 707 7th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20001
Cost: $40.

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Buy Ticket(s) for Teacher(s), Librarian(s), and Friend(s)

 

If you would like to pay by check, please contact Joyce Schwartz, who has agreed to collect checks.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Price $40.00.  

Download Event Flyer.

* You may pay with a credit card without having a Paypal account.

* Includes a $1.00 service fee.


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