the AWARD DINNER
2018 Award Dinner
6:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2018
40 East St. Clair Street
For more information about the event, please contact the Library Foundation at 317-275-4700 or email@example.com.
Thanks to a generous grant from the Glick Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, 100 percent of the proceeds from the Award Dinner will benefit programs of The Indianapolis Public Library and Library Foundation.
A variety of sponsorship opportunities exist for the Award Dinner and public programs. Because of a generous grant from the Glick Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, 100 percent of the proceeds from the Award Dinner will benefit programs of The Indianapolis Public Library and Library Foundation. Click here for more information on sponsorship opportunities.
Proceeds of the silent auction also benefit programs of The Indianapolis Public Library and Library Foundation. If you have questions about the Award Dinner Silent Auction, please contact Abbey Brill at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you to all the individuals, businesses and organizations who donate to make the auction possible. Click here for a list of 2017 silent auction donors.
The 2017 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award culminated with a special day of festivities on October 14, 2017, at downtown Central Library. Nearly 500 people participated in free activities throughout the day, including book sales and signings, author lectures, workshops for aspiring writers and Q&A sessions with the Indiana Authors Award honorees.
That evening, more than 335 book lovers attended the Award Dinner to celebrate the winners and finalists of the ninth annual Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award. In addition to the excitement of announcing the Emerging Author winner, Francesca Zappia, the evening featured a silent auction and speeches by Regional Author winner Lori Rader-Day and National Author winner Kekla Magoon. Middle Grade Fiction Author John David Anderson was honored with the Genre Excellence Award. Debby Knox served as emcee for the evening. In all, the Award Dinner raised more than $125,000 to support the programs of the Library and Library Foundation.