Book Plates 2018

Book Plates 2018

Monday, May 7, 2018

Book Plates is an annual dinner held in support of the Institute Library, New Haven’s oldest independent lending library and one of the few remaining membership libraries in the nation. Save the date, contact us about a sponsorship, secure your tickets; guests and participating restaurants will be announced shortly!

Sponsorship Benefits


Presenting Sponsor $5,000

  • Name and logo on all promotional materials
  • Prominent display of corporate banner
  • Logo on all restaurant table tent cards
  • Link to company from library website
  • Six (6) complimentary dinner tickets
  • Name on five (5) commemorative book plates
  • Invitation to address attendees during program

Platinum Sponsor $2,500

  • Name and logo on all promotional materials
  • Logo on all restaurant table tent cards
  • Link to company from library website
  • Four (4) complimentary dinner tickets
  • Name on two (2) commemorative book plates

Gold Sponsor $1,000

  • Name and logo on all promotional materials
  • Logo on all restaurant table tent cards
  • Link to company from library website
  • Two (2) complimentary dinner tickets
  • Name on one (1) commemorative book plate

Silver Sponsor $500

  • Listing on all restaurant table tent cards
  • Link to company from library website
  • One (1) complimentary dinner ticket

In-Kind Sponsor

  • Listing on all restaurant table tent cards
  • Link to company from library website
  • One (1) complimentary dinner ticket

Click here to contact us about a sponsorship.


2018 Book Plates Restaurants & Featured Guests

Coming Soon!

2017 Book Plates Restaurants & Featured Guests

Ann Nyberg (Fornarelli’s), Colin McEnroe (Zinc), Claire Criscuolo (Barcelona), Colin Caplan (Skappo), and Lucy Gellman (Zafra)

2016 Book Plates Restaurants & Featured Guests

Emily Bazelon (Barcelona), Jane Stern (Zinc), Mark Oppenheimer (Zafra), Paul Bass (Thali), and Roxanne Coady (Skappo)

2015 Book Plates Restaurants & Featured Guests

Duo Dickenson (Nini’s House of Tapas), Todd Lyon, & Dexter Singleton. Restaurants Bentara, Fornarelli’sSkappo, and Thali.

2014 Book Plates Restaurants & Featured Guests

Nicholas Dawidoff (Bentara), Brian Slattery (Nini’s House of Tapas), Mary-Ann Tyrone Smith (Thali), and Katharine Weber (The 9th Note)

2013 Book Plates Restaurants & Featured Guests

Beverly Gage (Bentara), Aaron Jafferis (Miso), Sarah Pemberton Strong (Nini’s House of Tapas), Dan Perkins (Thali), and Douglas Rae (Yolanda’s Creperie and Bistro)