Library Foundation Events

The St. Louis Public Library Foundation hosts a variety of events throughout the year to raise funds and build awareness of our wonderful Library, and we would love for you to join us!

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2017 Friends With Benefits

Hosted by the Young Friends of the St. Louis Public Library.
It’s fun. It’s hot. It’s casual. And it’s for anyone with a fear of commitment. It’s a Friday night pregame at Central Library featuring food and drinks. Nothing serious — just a little fun for anyone who loves socializing and literary innuendo.

Date: Friday, February 10, 2017
Time: 7–10 p.m.
Where: Central Library, 1301 Olive Street, 63103
Tickets: $20 / person (MUST BE 21 TO ATTEND)
Audience: 20s, 30s and 40s

Proceeds support St. Louis Public Library Children’s Programming (Homework Helpers, Summer Reading Club, Read it Forward, Reading Pays and Play Date Theater) at St. Louis Public Library Branches.

Friends With Benefits Facebook event page
Buy tickets here!

Friends With Benefits is sponsored by Schlafly Beer, Pi Pizzeria, Modern Litho, Robller Vinyard Winery and Greensfelder.


2017 Stranger Than Fiction

Stranger Than Fiction is a fun, roving cocktail party with entertainment, drinks and heavy appetizers. Guests enjoy an engaging night of literary amusement and games amidst Central Library’s restored historic rooms and newly created spaces.

The St. Louis Public Library relies on funds raised by the Foundation from this biennial event to support programs that serve thousands each year at library locations throughout the City of St. Louis.

Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017
Time: 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library, 1301 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

Please call Liz Reeves at 314-340-2403 for more information.