Auction featuring unique author/artist events is Sunday, May 6

by on April 18th, 2012

Make your reservation here.

On Sunday, May 6, join us at a special Library fundraiser and have a chance to bid on one-of-a-kind special events with authors and artists, including dinner with playwright Rebecca Gilman, an Oakland Cemetery tour with author Delia Ray, a private recital by pianist Scott Dunn and violinist Tricia Park, and more!

Join us for “Building the Collection: Celebrating the Creative Spirit,” a live and silent auction to benefit the Iowa City Public Library, hosted by the Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation. The event will be held at hotelVetro from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, May 6, 2012. The silent auction begins at 7 p.m. Reservations are available now by visiting Tickets are $30 per person.

Bid on one-of-a-kind events with authors and artists at “Building the Collection.”
This year’s auction items include:
Dinner with Writer Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez
Brunch in the Museum of Natural History with John Price & John Logsdon
Book Cover Design with Paul Ingram & Sara Sauers
Studio Tours with Artists Genie & Joe Patrick
Dinner with Playwright Rebecca Gilman
Dinner with Writer John McNally
Recital by Pianist Scott Dunn & Violinist Tricia Park
Dinner with Writer Jennifer Wilson
An Afternoon with Book Artists Emily Martin and Liz Munger
Collecting with Bookman Greg Prickman
Oakland Cemetery Tour with Author Delia Ray
Concert by the Awful Purdies at Wilson’s Apple Orchard
…and more, including a silent auction featuring autographed first-editions!

What: Live and Silent Auctions to benefit the Iowa City Public Library
Date: Sunday, May 6, 2012
Time: 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Live Auction begins at 7 p.m.
Where: hotelVetro; 201 South Linn Street, Iowa City; E.W. Lehman Ballroom
Hosted by: Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation
Tickets: $30 per person.

For more information, contact:
Patty McCarthy
Library Development Director

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