Save the Date!
Stranger Than Fiction: Into the Woods
DATE: Saturday, November 21, 2015
TIME: 7:00 – 10:00pm
WHERE: Central Library (1301 Olive Street)
Tickets: Individual Tickets $125
Sponsorships: Beginning at $1,000
Parking: Complimentary valet parking provided
Grab your basket of goodies, toss on your best red cape and glass slippers, and venture “into the woods” at Central Library when the St. Louis Public Library Foundation continues its tradition of hosting the most OUTRAGEOUS and CREATIVE events with Stranger Than Fiction: Into the Woods. Join us for a literary night to remember with cocktails, heavy appetizers, music, dancing, entertainment, and games that highlight the literary arts – this year with a special “grown up” take on fairy tales.
Stranger Than Fiction Co-Chairs
Alissa Duel and Devon Fischer
Stranger Than Fiction Event Committee
Julie & Todd Baur
Lisa & Tom Carnahan
Melissa & Bill Clendenin
Megan & Brian Clinton
Carolyn & Scott Dolan
Carolyn & James Eiseman
Helene and David Farrell
Alison and John Ferring
Elise & Anthony Frisella
Jenni & Richard Gemberling
Abby & Joe Goldberg
Diedre & Michael Gray
Lisa & Matt Hall
Linda & Jesse Hunter
Joni & Drew Karandjeff
Carol & Jamie Lister
Mai & Michael McLaughlin
Melissa & Robert Merlin
Isabelle and Jean-Paul Montupet
Cindy & Sandy Peters
Susan & Joseph Rechter
Dana & Barry Sandweiss
Ulrike & Tom Schlafly
Lily & Bruce Seymour
Christa Carr Shatz & Gerald Shatz
Marla & Greg Smith
Mary Ann & Andy Srenco
Kay & Marshall Turner
Josephine & Dick Weil
Erica & Bryan Willert
Thank you to the following individuals and businesses for their generous support. Proceeds from this event benefit the St. Louis Public Library Foundation’s Annual Fund which supports literacy and after-school programs offered at Library locations throughout St. Louis City: Homework Helpers, Summer Reading Club, Read It Forward, Reading Pays, and Playdate Theater.
Ulrike & Tom Schlafly
Alison and John Ferring
Isabelle and Jean-Paul Montupet
Westmoreland Associates, LLC
BSI Constructors, Inc.
Dowd Bennett LLP
Hope and Julian Edison
U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation
Friends of the Forest
Lisa and Matt Hall
Lashly & Baer, P.C.
Willert Home Products
Bank of America
Catherine and James Berges
Lisa and Tom Carnahan
Barbara and Charles Cook
Dielman Sotheby’s International Realty
Carolyn and Scott Dolan
Deborah and Bob Dolgin
Carolyn and Jim Eiseman
Fox Family Foundation
Jenni and Richard Gemberling
Barbara Bushman Goodman
Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
Patricia and Mark Hillis
Linda and Jesse Hunter
Joni and Drew Karandjeff
David Mason & Associates
Cindy and Sandy Peters
Quest Management Consultants
Sue and Joe Rechter
Ellen Sherberg and Jerry Rosenblum
Dana and Barry Sandweiss
Mary Anne and Joe Sedey
Mary Ann and Andy Srenco
St. Louis Antique Lighting
Margaret and Jerry Thomasson
Laura and Matt Villa
Sheila Greenbaum and Gary Wasserman
Special thanks to 100 Percent Wine Project, Julie and Todd Baur, Butler’s Pantry, Flipping Good Times, Gateway Men’s Chorus, Anonymous, MADCO (Modern American Dance Company), The MUNY, Neiman Marcus, Pasta House Company, Schlafly Beer and the Stranger Than Fiction Party Committee.
For more information about tickets, sponsorship, and more, contact us at 314.539.0359 or firstname.lastname@example.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.
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 who made A Taste of Fiction a huge success. Thank you to our sponsors, our event co-chairs, our event planning committee and a BIG thank you to the 16 partcipating chefs. Their creativity and passion for the culinary and literary is unsurpassed.
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. Guests join us for a tantalizing cocktail event where works of culinary and literary fusion are on display and some are 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.
2015 A Taste of Fiction Featured Chefs
George Guthier - Long-time St. Louis Pastry Chef
Danielle Luisi - Annie Gunn’s
Tim Brennan - Cravings
Julie Weldele - Crepes Etc. & Scape American Bistro
Casey Shiller - Baking and Pastry Arts for St. Louis Community College at Forest Park
Saul Juarez - Four Seasons St. Louis
Laura Barton and Melissa Cusumano - Jilly’s Cupcake Bar & Cafe
Jenny Bazzetta and Team - Kakao Chocolate
Simone Faure - La Patisserie Chouquette
Amanda Pinkstaff - Le Cordon Bleu
Lia Weber and Martin Lopez - Made. by Lia
Anne Croy - Pastaria
Sandia Hoormann - Piccione Pastry
Stephan Schubert - River City Casino
Darlene Fahrig-Markovich - Schnucks Cooking School
Brielle Fratellone - The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis
2015’s A Taste of Fiction was presented through
Supporters of FIRST® Championship, Monsanto and C.I.A.
with additional support from; David Orthwein, Ulrike and Tom Schlafly, Novus International, Inc., Renaissance Financial Corporation, Ameren Missouri, Butler’s Pantry, Thomas and Sally Cohn, Ellenwood Fund of the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation, Dr. William H. Danforth, Hope and Julian Edison, Evntiv., Alison and John Ferring, Ford Hotel Supply, Imo’s Pizza, Mona and Paul Knopp, Erica Leisenring and Bob Sears, Peasy and Andy Love, Jean-Paul and Isabelle Montupet, Sally and George Nikolajevich, Lily and David Ott, Pi Pizzeria, Joeseph E. and Susan Rechter, Regions Bank, SAUCE Magazine, Joe and Annie Schlafly, Schlafly Beer , Michael and Carol Staenberg and Teg and Frank Stokes.
Special thanks to; BUDS Florist, Defiance Whiskey, Indian Creek Apiaries, Kakao Chocolate, Schlafly Beer and the event committee.
For information about sponsoring a St. Louis Public Library Foundation event, contact Liz Reeves at 314.340.2403 or email@example.com.
A Novel Affair
Thank you to the many individuals and businesses who helped make A Novel Affair a success.
A Novel Affair Event Committee
Mary Randolph Ballinger
Jeanne Marie Dalba
Barbara B. Goodman
Emily Rauh Pulitzer
Marquita Trenier Wiley
Sydney Loughran Wolf
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.