The Library Foundation presents

Join the Library Foundation in supporting the Austin Public Library and its commitment to the freedom to read.

Thursday, November 10th | 6:00pm - 9:00pm 

Austin Central Library - Special Events Center

Libations and Light Fare

This year's Stories Gala features special guest Jacqueline Woodson, the award-winning author of more than two dozen New York Times-bestselling books for readers of all ages, including Red at the Bone and the National Book Award-winning Brown Girl Dreaming.

Jacqueline Woodson is the author of more than two dozen award-winning New York Times-bestselling books for readers of all ages, including Red at the Bone and the National Book Award-winning Brown Girl Dreaming. She is a four-time National Book Award finalist, a four-time Newbery Honor winner, a two-time NAACP Image Award winner, and a two-time Coretta Scott King Award winner. Ms. Woodson served as the Young People’s Poet Laureate from 2015 to 2017 and was named a MacArthur “Genius” in 2020. Her books, including Brown Girl Dreaming, have often been banned or challenged.

Photo Credit: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

 

Stories Sponsorship Opportunities

The annual Stories Gala helps The Library Foundation support Austin Public Library collections and programs, including Kids Block Party, Mayor’s Book Club, and more! Tickets, sponsorships, and donations empower the Austin Public Library to serve future generations of Austinites.

$25,000 Presenting Sponsor

  • Two tables with prime seating for 20 guests
  • Verbal recognition from stage
  • "Presented by" credit in all Stories publicity
  • Premier placement in event collateral
  • Live, linked logo on Stories website
  • A dedicated, exclusive thank you on social media platforms
  • Special thanks in post-event thank you email
  • Year-round recognition as atCentral and Mayor's Book Club program sponsor
  • Two one-year memberships at the Champion level

$10,000 Central Sponsor

  • One table for 10 guests
  • Verbal recognition from stage
  • Name or logo inclusion in event invitation, program and signage
  • Live, linked logo on Stories website
  • Mention in one Stories social media post

$5,000 Branch Sponsor

  • One table for 10 guests
  • Name or logo inclusion in event invitation, program and signage
  • Live, linked logo on Stories website

$2,500 Stacks Sponsor

  • One table for 10 guests
  • Name or logo inclusion in event program and signage

$250 Individual Ticket

  • General admission seating

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

 

Presenting Sponsor

Central Sponsor

Branch Sponsors

Stacks Sponsors

Pat Pilkington