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  • A Taste of Fiction

    Mark your calendar for Friday, March 6th 

    Join us for the second annual,  A Taste of Fiction fundraiser to support the St. Louis Public Library.

    This one-of-a-kind culinary event engages the finest pastry chefs in the region to interpret literary works in pastry. Guests join us for a tantalizing cocktail event where works of culinary and literary fusion on display and some, available to “taste’. A Taste of Fiction kicks off a month of 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.

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

  • A Novel Affair

    Thank you to the many individuals and businesses who helped make A Novel Affair a success.

    A Novel Affair Event Committee

    Gala Co-Chairs             

    Isabelle Montupet

    Ulrike Schlafly

    Gala Committee

    Mary Randolph Ballinger

    Tania Beasley-Jolly

    Carol Benoist

    Amelia Bond

    Barbara Bryant

    Boo Cook

    Jeanne Marie Dalba

    David Diener

    Carolyn Dolan

    Yvette Dubinsky

    Lelia Farr

    Carolyn Farrell

    Alison Ferring

    Devon Fischer

    Beth Flanigan

    Nancy Galvin

    Jenni Gemberling

    Penny George

    Barbara B. Goodman

    Jan Greenberg

    Judy Harris

    Lotsie Holton

    Sharon John

    Joni Karandjeff

    Susan Kilo

    Sheena Kopman

    Ann Lause

    Ann Liberman

    Leslie Lux

    Jill Otto

    Gayle Palmer

    Cindy Peters

    Emily Rauh Pulitzer

    Sue Rechter

    Jeana Reisinger

    Janet Rodgers

    Christy Schlafly

    Eloise Schlafly

    Tricia Schlafly

    Colleen Schoendienst

    Susan Sherman

    Patti Short

    Peggy Sly

    Becky Smith

    Laurie Stern

    Patti Thorp

    Pam Trapp

    Marquita Trenier Wiley

    Laura Villa

    Anabeth Weil

    Josephine Weil

    Nina Wilkins

    Donna Wilkinson

    Erica Willert

    Sydney Loughran Wolf

    Jackie Yoon

    A Novel Affair was 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 other St. Louis Public Library Foundation events, please contact Liz Reeves at 314.340.2403 or

  • 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.



  • 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


    Main Street Marketplace

    Mastermind Vodka


    Mission Taco

    Missouri Botanical Garden

    Ken Moore

    Vynetta Morrow

    MX Movies

    Olivette Lanes

    Pilates + Yoga Studio

    Jenny Pitzer

    Laura Polucha


    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