Stories Gala

The Library Foundation is excited to present STORiES, our inaugural in-house gala celebrating Austin’s New Central Library.  Offering a first look at the stunning new facility, the event will celebrate the organization dedicated to supporting our city’s vibrant public library and the community that will bring the New Central Library to life – Austin’s writers, musicians, artists, and chefs.

Friday, October 27, 2017
6:00pm-10:00pm
New Central Library
710 W. Cesar Chavez

A limited amount of tickets are available for this one-of-a-kind event!

 

 

Featuring

Opening Art Gallery Exhibition
Lance Letscher : Books

Library Showcase

Live Music

The progressive evening includes food, open bar, and entertainment throughout various stories of the New Central Library.

Cocktail Attire

Metered parking available on-site, at Seaholm Garage, and at City Hall Garage.  Valet included with all sponsorships.

 

Celebrate and Support

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS

early bird (Aug. 25 - Oct. 1) General Admission - $250
(Oct. 2 - Oct. 20) General Admission - $300

 

SPONSOR / VIP TICKETS

Every Sponsor is a VIP!

GALA GIFT BASKETS

Librarian curated gift baskets sure to delight book lovers of all ages.

COMING SOON

DANCE CARD FULL?

Can't make it to the gala? Celebrate the Grand Opening with a gift to the foundation - and we'll do the dancing for you!

 

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The Library Foundation Board of Directors

Clayton Maxwell, President
Becky Diffen, Vice President
Maya Smart, Treasurer
Marcy Carpenter, Secretary
Gemma Marangoni Ainslie
Krupa Bala
Regina Buono
Zeina El-Azzi
Caroline Haley
Erin Holcomb
Joyce L. Hunt
Ben Johnson
Frank Livaudais
Bruce McCandless III
Grayson McDaniel
Tom Oney
Carl Reynolds
Courtney Schmoker
Zach Smith
Alexandra Wettlaufer
Kristen Worrall

 About the Austin Public Library Friends Foundation.

The Austin Public Library Friends Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 to increase public awareness of the Austin Public Library and its importance to the community and to enhance library collections, programs, and facilities. Library Foundation programs include the Mayor's Book Club, New Fiction Confab, Badgerdog Writing Workshops, Raise a Reader and Connected Youth.  Austin Public Library Friends Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Your sponsorship is tax-deductible to the maximum extent allowable by the law.

For more information, please contact Rachel Nguyen at rachel@austinlibrary.org or 512.542.0076