Save the Date!
Young Literati Book Swap
Second Tuesday of Every Month
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 of the St. Louis Public Library Foundation’s Book Swap! Just bring a book you don’t mind parting with to the 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.
When: Second Tuesday of every month, 6 PM - 8PM
Next Book Swap Dates and Themes:
November 12 - Cookbooks
December 10 - Comics & Graphic Novels
This event is FREE. You do not have to be a member of the Young Literati to attend.
A Taste of Fiction - SAVE THE DATE
New this year, A Taste of Fiction is a one-of-a-kind culinary event that engages the finest pastry chefs in the region to interpret literary works in pastry. Join us for a tantalizing cocktail event where works of culinary and literary fusion will be 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.
Friday, March 7
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Great Hall of Central Library
A Baker’s Dozen of St. Louis’ premier restaurants and bakeries have chosen a classic work of fiction and will create a masterpiece that will be unveiled at the event. They include; Annie Gunns, Chouquette, Companion Bakery, Cravings, Pastaria, Piccione Bakery, Pint Size Bakery, Ritz-Carlton in Clayton, River City Casino / Lumiere Place, St. Louis Culinary Institute, Sugaree Bakery, Sydney Street Cafe and Tony’s.
For information about sponsorship of this event or the entire Food For Thought month at the St. Louis Public Library, please contact Liz Reeves at 314.340.2403 or email at email@example.com.
A Taste of Fiction is sponsored by FEAST.
Facts From The Stacks Trivia Night
SAVE THE DATE! Thanks to an overwhelmingly successful first year, FACTS FROM THE STACKS returns for a fun evening of trivia in St. Louis’ brainiest space - the Great Hall of Central Library. Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 12th. Proceeds from the evening support the St. Louis Public Library.
FACTS FROM THE STACKS trivia night, hosted by the Young Literati
Saturday, April 12th
Central Library, 1301 Olive Street
For information about sponsorship of this event, please contact Liz Reeves at 314.340.2403 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
STRANGER THAN FICTION: BEYOND THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD
Thank you to the many individuals and businesses that made Stranger Than Fiction a success!
On November 23rd over 600 people joined us for a night of entertainment and literary fun in a transformed Central Library. Guests dined on themed fare and sipped “ruby slippers” presented by Ces & Judy’s Catering. The Gateway Mens Chorus, COCA Hip Hop dancers, trivia, pictures in the poppy field and the electric slide in the Great Hall with all manner of Flying Monkeys, Scarecrows, Tin Men, Lions and Dorothys - OH MY!! We celebrated the St. Louis Public Library and paid homage to a favorite literary classic. Thank you to all who supported the St. Louis Public Library and the programs and services it provides to our community.
For information about sponsorship of St. Louis Public Library Foundation events, please call Liz Reeves at 314.340.2403 or email email@example.com.
Stranger Than Fiction: Beyond the Yellow Brick Road Sponsors
Ulrike and Tom Schlafly
Alison and John Ferring
Isabelle & Jean-Paul Montupet
Nestle Purina Petcare Company
Wells Fargo Advisors
Bank of America
Yvette & John Dubinsky
Nancy and Ken Kranzberg
Lashly & Baer, P.C.
US Bancorp Community Development Corp.
Deborah and Bob Dolgin
Dowd Bennett LLP
Hope and Julian Edison
Anne and Jack Bader
Cathy and Jim Berges
Lisa and Greg Boyce
Lisa and Tom Carnahan
Dr. William H. Danforth
David M. Diener
Kay and Leo Drey
Ida H. and Gerald Early
Marjorie C. Eddy
Sara and Fred Epstein
Lelia and David Farr
Katharyn B. Davis and Michael W. Fenwick
Sharon and Dale Fiehler
Maxine Clark and Bob Fox
Fox Family Foundation
Dolly and Ned Fryer
Jean Daniel Gentry and Hal Gentry
Barbara B. Goodman
Nancy M. Hawes
Laura and Mike Herring
Barbara Barenholtz and Milton Hieken
Patricia and Mark Hillis
Bettie S. Johnson
Joni and Drew Karandjeff
Janet and Jim Knight
MaryAnn’s Tea Room
Marcia and Duke Niedringhaus
Gayle and Fred Palmer
Ann and Russell Perry
Susan and Joseph E. Rechter
Janet and Lee Rodgers
Ellen Sherberg and Jerry Rosenblum
Susan and Paul Sauer
Tricia and David Schlafly
Annie and Joseph Schlafly
Erica Leisenring and Robert Sears
Mary Anne and Joseph Sedey
Laura and Paul Shaughnessy
Alice and Rob Sherwood
Claudia Moran and Rick Simoncelli
Becky and Greg Smith
MaryAnn and Andy Srenco
Teg and Frank Stokes
Pam and Greg Trapp
Laura and Matt Villa
Sheila Greenbaum and Gary M. Wasserman
Linda Lockwood and Ralph Wiechert
Marquita and Joe Wiley
Special thanks to Balloons Over the Rainbow, Brown Shoe Company, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Keith Fear, Missouri Beverage Company, The Pasta House Company, Schlafly Beer, St. Louis Public Radio and the Stranger Than Fiction Party Committee.