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Events

  • A Novel Affair

    Mark your calendars for November 22nd when the St. Louis Public Library Foundation will host a fundraising Gala to kick off the Library’s sesquicentennial anniversary. Since 1865 the St. Louis Public Library has encouraged the continuing education of St. Louis’ citizens, providing programs and services for all no matter their age, gender, race or ethnicity. 

    Join us for an elegant, Italian Renaissance themed, black-tie dinner to celebrate the St. Louis Public Library’s 150 years of service to the St. Louis region. The proceeds from A Novel Affair will benefit the Central To Your World capital campaign for the restoration of downtown’s Central Library. 

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    A Novel Affair is supported by; Ulrike and Tom Schlafly, Alison and John Ferring, Yvette and John Dubinsky, Emerson, Monsanto Company, Isabelle and Jean-Paul Montupet, Bank of America, Camilla and Stephen F. Brauer, BSI Constructors, Lisa and Tom Carnahan, Deborah and Bob Dolgin, Dowd Bennett LLP, Hope and Julian Edison, Edward Jones, Susan and John Kilo, Colleen and Bob Millstone, Stifel Nicolaus, US Bancorp Community Development Corp., Washington University,Wells Fargo Advisors, Anonymous, Argent Capital Management, Commerce Bank, Cathy and Jim Berges, Nancy and Walter Galvin, Barbara B. Goodman, Mr. and Mrs. Simon Katz, Nancy and Ken Kranzberg, Lashly & Baer, PC, Gayle and Fred Palmer, PNC Bank, Mary and Tom Stillman, Laura and Matt Villa, Barbara Bryant and Ann Liberman.

     

    Special thanks to; A. Bommarito Wines, Evntiv, Major Brands Premium Beverage Distributors, Pasta House Company and Schlafly Beer.

     

    For information about sponsorship opportunities for this and other St. Louis Public Library Foundation events, please contact Liz Reeves at 314.340.2403 or ereeves@slplfoundation.org.


  • Young Literati Book Swap

     

    Looking for a good book to read? Have a great book that you want to pass on to others? Then come to the Young Literati’s Book Swap!

    Just bring a book you don’t mind parting with to the Schlafly Tap Room’s north bar and trade, chat and enjoy great beer with other young professionals. Bring a book that fits with the month’s suggested theme or any book you would like to share.

    Wondering what a typical Book Swap is like? Check out this article by Walrus Publishing.

     

    Next Book Swap Dates:

    September 9, 2014 6:00 - 8:00 pm

    November 4, 2014 6:00 - 8:00 pm

     

    Where: Schlafly Tap Room, North Bar, 2100 Locust St.

    This event is FREE. You do not have to be a member of the Young Literati to attend.

     

     

  • A Taste of Fiction

    Thank you to everyone for their support in launching this new event. 

    New this year, A Taste of Fiction was a one-of-a-kind culinary event that engages the finest pastry chefs in the region to interpret literary works in pastry. Guests joined us for a tantalizing cocktail event where works of culinary and literary fusion were on display. A Taste of Fiction is just one of many culinary happenings at the St. Louis Public Library during the month of March. Proceeds from the evening benefit culinary programming and the culinary collection at  the St. Louis Public Library.

     2014’s A Taste of Fiction was sponsored by FEAST Magazine, Kellie Hynes and Robert Guller, Enterprise Bank, Tom and Ulrike Schlafly, Region’s Bank, Renaissance Financial, Harriet E. Baron, Sue and Brad Aman, Phoebe and Spencer Burke, Sally and Thomas Cohn,  Deborah and Robert Dolgin, Yvette and John Dubinsky, Hope and Julian Edison, Francoise Olivier and Francois Fraudea, Carol Ann and Chuck Jones,  Mary Langenberg, Peasy and Andrew Love, Isabelle and Jean-Paul Montupet, Sally and George Nikolajevich, Annie C. and Joseph Schlafly, Erica Leisenring and Robert Sears, Patricia and James Steiner,  Teg and Frank Stokes, U.S. Trust Bank of America Private Wealth Management, Ford Hotel Supply, Hendrick’s Gin, Kakao Chocolate, Monkey Shoulder Whisky, Schlafly Beer, The Winetasting Network, Tony’s, Verdura Botanica, and the event committee. 

     

    For information about sponsoring 2015’s A Taste of Fiction or the entire Food For Thought month at the St. Louis Public Library, contact Liz Reeves at 314.340.2403 or ereeves@slplfoundation.org.

  • Facts From The Stacks

    Trivia Night

    Thank you to our sponsors, guests and volunteers who made our second annual Facts From The Stacks trivia night such a success. Facts From The Stacks, presented by the Library’s Young Literati,  included 10 rounds of trivia, complimentary Schlafly beer, a 50/50 raffle, silent auction, prizes, and more! Emceed by local actor and comedian, Ed Reggi, our trivia event provided a fun night of entertainment while raising funds to support the Library’s Homework Helpers program. Homework Helpers provides over 30,000 hours of homework assistance every year to students at Library locations throughout the city.

     

    Facts From the Stacks was sponsored by:

    Enterprise Holdings Foundation, Commerce Bank and KDHX

     

    Thank you to the following individuals and businesses for their support:

    A Walk in the Park

    Michael Bain

    Katy Casmus

    Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis

    Circus Flora

    Civil Life Brewing Company

    Melissa Clendenin

    Climb So ill

    The Firebird

    Flamingo Bowl

    Fortune Teller Bar

    Frontyard Features

    Cathy Heimberger

    Robert Higgins

    Nathaniel Hilliard

    Hi-Pointe Theatre

    Jess Isenberg

    Mike Isenberg

    Jazz St. Louis

    Andrea Johnson

    Kaldi’s Coffee

    Kitchen Conservatory

    Mel Lambert

    Landmark Theatre

    Lola’s

    Main Street Marketplace

    Mastermind Vodka

    Melt

    Mission Taco

    Missouri Botanical Garden

    Ken Moore

    Vynetta Morrow

    MX Movies

    Olivette Lanes

    Pilates + Yoga Studio

    Jenny Pitzer

    Laura Polucha

    Poptions

    Amol Purandare

    Erin Reeves

    The Rustic Goat

    Salon St. Louis

    Tracey Shanklin

    St. Louis Cardinals

    St. Louis Rams Foundation

    Star Clipper

    Suca’s Stones

    Jane Susman

    Swank Motion Pictures Inc

    Urban Chestnut

    UTG and Esther & Mila

    White Buffalo Massage

    Wicked Cactus Sauce

    Wizard’s Wagon

    World Chess Hall of Fame

    For information about sponsorship of this or other Library Foundation events, please contact Liz Reeves at 314.340.2403 or email ereeves@slplfoundation.org.