Next Guild meeting on September 20, 2018
Have a great summer!
Next Guild Lunchtime Lecture, Thursday, June 20, 2019
Time: 11:30 a.m. "social hour"; noon lunch and lecture.
Place: Busboys and Poets, 1025 Fifth Street NW (at K Street) (please note: Bus Boys and Poets has moved across K Street from its former location)
Lecture: "A conversation with poet/author Eloise Greenfield, winner of 2018 Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award."
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.
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.
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.
Updated Lunchtime Lecture Ticket Policy*
Please note that, beginning June 2019, ticket reservations for lunchtime 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 apply your Paypal payment to the cost of a future lunchtime 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
*This update is necessitated by changes at Busboys & Poets and Paypal.