Thank you to everyone who joined us at this year's Stories Gala and helped make it a great success! See you next year!

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The Library Foundation’s Annual Gala Goes Virtual! Join us from the comfort of your home for an evening to celebrate the Austin Public Library. 

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.

Friday, November 13 | 6:30pm

6:30-7:00 pm: VIP Zoom Cocktail Reception featuring the Library Foundation’s Read Local campaign authors

7:00-8:00 pm: Stories Gala Program—join us online for the virtual experience!

This year's Stories Gala will feature special guest Matthew McConaughey discussing his new memoir GREENLIGHTS with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright.

With a special music performance by Kathy Valentine of The Go-Go’s 

Please purchase sponsorships and tickets by October 30th.

From Academy Award®–winning  actor Matthew McConaughey comes an unconventional memoir filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom, and lessons learned the hard way about living with greater satisfaction.

Photo credit: Vida Alves McConaughey

 

In her book All I Ever Wanted, Kathy Valentine traces the path that took her from her childhood in Austin to the height of rock and roll stardom as a member of the all-female band the Go-Go’s.

Photo credit: Arnold Neimanis

 


Stories 2020 Sponsorship Opportunities

Stories Presenting Sponsor: $25,000

  • Verbal recognition during the virtual program
  • “Presented By”credit in all Stories publicity (online, print & social media)
  • Premiere placement in event collateral
  • Live, linked logo on Stories webpage
  • 24 gift copies of Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
  • 24 Invitations to VIP Reception
  • Dinner and signature cocktails from Suerte delivered to home for up to 24 guests
  • 2 dedicated, exclusive thank you posts on social media channels
  • Special thanks in post-event thank you email
  • Logo placement on web and print material for  atCentral and Mayor’s Book Club programs

Branch Sponsor: $5,000 

  • Dinner and signature cocktails from Suerte delivered to home for up to 8 guests
  • Name or logo inclusion in event invitation, program and signage
  • Live, linked logo on Stories webpage
  • 8 gift copies of Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
  • Mention in 1 Stories Gala social media post
  • 8 Invitations to VIP Reception

Stories Ticket: $250 

  • Dinner for 2 available for pick-up from Suerte

Central Sponsor: $10,000 

  • Dinner and signature cocktails from Suerte delivered to home for up to 10 guests
  • Verbal recognition during the virtual program
  • Name or logo inclusion in event invitation, program & signage
  • Live, linked logo on Stories webpage
  • 10 gift copies of Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
  • Mention in 1 Stories Gala social media post
  • 10 Invitations to VIP Reception

Stacks Sponsor: $3,000 

  • Dinner and signature cocktails from Suerte to home for up to 6 guests
  • Name included in event program & signage
  • 6 gift copies of Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
  • Mention in dedicated social media post for  all Stacks Sponsors
  • 6 Invitations to VIP Reception

Thank You to Our Sponsors