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Book Plates

is an annual dinner & gathering in celebration of the Institute Library.

The 2017 Book Plates brought newcomers, members, and special guests together in the 9th Square on Monday, April 3rd for food, fellowship, and fundraising in support of New Haven’s oldest independent lending library.

2017 Book Plates 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 enjoyed a three-course meal at a special 9th Square restaurant paired by a fascinating guest host. Dessert (provided by Lulu deCarrone and Eva Geertz) was served after dinner back at the Institute Library, along with coffee and cordials.

Local mandolin player Karen Hogg, a familiar face to many Library members, provided entertainment and artist George Corsillo (Design Monsters) with letterpress printer Jeff Mueller (Dexterity Press) created a limited-edition Book Plate as a gift to the evening’s guests. The featured authors signed books and as always,  a specially-curated silent auction offered exciting items, experiences, and collectibles.

Schedule

5:30 pm: Dinner  at selected restaurant

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

Menus

BARCELONA FORNARELLI’S SKAPPO ZAFRA ZINC
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Tickets

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

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 is be made to accommodate restaurant preferences. The 2017 deadline to order dinner tickets was Friday, March 31, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Book Plates 2017 was made possible with support from our

PLATINUM SPONSOR


wells fargo


GOLD SPONSORS


CFGNH


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nobel


SILVER SPONSORS



Halloran & Sage


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IN-KIND SPONSORS

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 Dexterity Press logo


Eder Brothers


EBM


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