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Books and Brunch Fundraiser

Thanks to those who attended the Books & Brunch inaugural event on April 26.  The event was a great success and raised over $7000 for the Early Literacy Project at The St. Charles Public Library. Guests enjoyed visiting with authors, a delicious meal and winning prize baskets. Check out the photos from this year's event!

Books & Brunch Photo Gallery 2014


A Signature Event Sponsored by the St. Charles Library Foundation


Saturday, April 26  
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Dunham Woods Riding Club
33W333, Army Trail Rd, Wayne

Tickets: $40 per person

Here’s your opportunity to enjoy a delicious brunch at the historic Dunham Woods Riding Club, as well as meet and mingle with fellow book lovers and local authors. Authors include D.C. Brod, Doug Cummings, Roy Diblik, William Hazelgrove, Richard Holinger, Fran Manos, Jay Payleitner, Bruce Steinberg and Judith Testa. Books will be available for purchase. Also, be sure to take your chance to win one of our exciting gift baskets. This is a great way to support the Library Foundation. Space is limited. Reserve your tickets now by calling Ginni Tsipas at 630-584-0076, ext. 230, or by seeing Ginni in person at the Library Business Office.

Thank you to the following businesses for their generosity and support:

  • Cadence Fitness Health Center
  • Chicago Bears
  • Chicago Cubs
  • Chicago White Sox
  • Chicago Wolves
  • Colonial Cafe and Ice Cream
  • Comfort Inn Suites
  • DePAW University
  • Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra
  • Eagle Brook Country Club
  • Forever Yogurt
  • Francesca's Restaurant
  • Galena Garlic Company
  • Graham's Chocolate
  • Heinz Brothers Garden Center
  • Hestrup Family Chiropractic
  • Hotel Arista
  • Jeans & a Cute Top Shop
  • Kane County Cougars
  • Kathleen's Garden Club
  • Paramount Theatre
  • Pro Martial Arts
  • Savers
  • Second Street Dental
  • Settler's Hill Golf Club
  • Shady Hill Nursery
  • Silver Lake Restaurant
  • Spare Wheels Transportation
  • Spa Vargas Wellness at Pheasant Run
  • St. Charles Bowl
  • St. Charles Paddleboat Cruise
  • St. Charles Park District
  • St. Charles Singers
  • Strohschein Law Group
  • Suburban Tire
  • The Spice House
  • Town House Books
  • VinoThai's Restaurant
  • Wasco Nursery & Garden Center
  • West Suburban Limousine, Inc.

If you would like to make a donation to the Books & Brunch Event download the Prize Donation Form  
Books & Brunch Donation Form.pdf

You're welcome to download the event poster or invitation and share with fellow book lovers! 

Books & Brunch Poster.pdf

 Books & Brunch flyer.pdf

This special fundraising event is sponsored by the St. Charles Public Library Foundation.