book plates invitation

Join us Monday, April 3rd, for an evening of food, fellowship, and fundraising in support of the Institute Library, New Haven’s oldest independent lending library and one of the last remaining membership libraries in North America.

Restaurants & Special Guests

Ann-Fornarellis

Ann Nyberg (Fornarelli’s)

McEnroe-Zinc

 Colin McEnroe (Zinc)

Claire-Barcelona

Claire Criscuolo (Barcelona)

Colin-Skappo

Colin Caplan (Skappo)

Lucy-Zafra

 Lucy Gellman (Zafra)

Guests will enjoy a three-course meal at a specially selected restaurant alongside a fascinating guest host. Dessert (provided by Lulu deCarrone and Eva Geertz) will be served at the Library after dinner, along with coffee and a selection of cordials. Local mandolin player Karen Hogg, a familiar face to many Library members, will provide entertainment. Once again, artist George Corsillo (Design Monsters) and letterpress printer Jeff Mueller (Dexterity Press) are creating a Book Plate, suitable for framing, as a gift to the evening’s guests, with additional prints available for purchase. The event’s featured authors will greet guests and sign books. And as always, there will be a silent auction of exciting offerings.

Schedule

5:30 pm: Dinner begins at your selected restaurant

8:00 pm: Dessert, Coffee and Silent Auction at the Institute Library

Menus

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Tickets

Seats are limited at each restaurant, so please reply early to secure your first choice.

Click here to purchase tickets through Eventbrite. Convenience fees apply only to online tickets sales.

To pay by cash or check at $125 / ticket, please send your name, contact information, number of guests, restaurant preference, and payment to: Book Plates c/o The Institute Library 847 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06510.

Every attempt will be made to accommodate preferences. Deadline to order dinner tickets: Friday, March 31, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.

Book Plates 2017 is made possible with support from our

PLATINUM SPONSOR


wells fargo


GOLD SPONSORS


CFGNH


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nobel


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Halloran & Sage


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IN-KIND SPONSORS

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Eder Brothers


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