WALNUT CREEK LIBRARY FOUNDATION AUTHORS GALA, MARCH 14!The evening kicks off at 6pm on the first floor with “Bids, Bites & Books,” a cocktail reception and silent auction where guest authors will be on hand to talk to patrons and autograph their books. Tickets for Bids, Bites & Books are $75 per person. After the reception, guests and authors move to the second floor to enjoy “The Supper Club,” a gourmet dinner among the library stacks prepared and served by Grace Street Catering, with wines from Walnut Creek’s own Shadowbrook Winery. Supper Club tickets, which include Bids, Bites & Books, are $225 per person.
Guests will have an opportunity to rub shoulders with authors Annie Barrows, Linda Carucci, Pete Crooks, Ann Gelder, Rachel Howzell Hall, Scott Hutchins, Seanan McGuire, Michele Raffin, Jim Reno, Keith Schiller, Greg Sestero, Susan Shillinglaw, T.J. Stiles, Ellen Sussman, Dr. Victoria Sweet, and Elisabeth Van Ingen. To learn more about the authors, visit www.wclibrary.org/authors.
Monies raised at the gala go toward funding programs and collections at the Walnut Creek and Ygnacio Valley libraries, and help make Walnut Creek’s libraries safe, exciting, and enriching places for people of all ages.
Sponsors of the 2015 Authors Gala include Broadway Plaza, the Contra Costa Times, Diablo magazine, F&M Bank, Grace Street Catering, Hall Equities Group, Hartman Studios, the Lesher Foundation, Mechanics Bank, Mill Creek Residential, Minuteman Press, Neiman Marcus, Republic Services, Safeway, Shadowbrook Winery, SummerHill Housing Group, and Transwestern.