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Kidlit Drink Night: Brooklyn Style

Did you know that more authors and illustrators of children’s literature live in Brooklyn than any other part of the country?

Actually, I’m not entirely certain that this statistic is true.  Have you ever been to Northampton?

In any case, we’re hosting our very first Brooklyn-based Kidlit Drink Night in the wilds of Brooklyn, not far from the Grand Army Plaza and the main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library.  And in honor of the date 11/11, we ask that you consider what your favorite book was at the age of 11.  Nothing like a little conversation topic to get the ball rolling.

The deets:

Where: Sharlene’s, a nice little bar run by my friend (you guessed it) Sharlene.  Located at 353 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.

When: 6:30ish.

What: Kidlit Drink Night – A monthly gathering of children’s literary enthusiasts to talk about children’s literature and pretty much anything else that comes to mind.

See you there!

About Elizabeth Bird

Elizabeth Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.


  1. About freakin’ time it’s in Brooklyn again. ps congrats on the NY Times, you are one busy bee.