Hammer Time.

June 2nd, 2010

Auction ended as the gavel dropped!
$34,000 raised
to support neighborhood library servies
Dinner with best-selling author, Evanston native Audrey Niffenegger of The Time Traveler’s Wife fame, autographed copies of Evanston author Scott Turow’s best-sellers, Mark Twain Collector’s Edition, Sox, Bears and Blackhawks tix. Artwork, jewelry, spa treatments, delicious dinners, vacation getaways and more.
Come one Come all to the Piccallo Theatre at Main Street Depot and see
 Nationally Known Puppeteer Marilyn Price
Then go to the Booksigning at 1318 Oakton with
 Mary Monsell author of childrens books Mr. Pin
Saturday, June 12th, at 11AM, Join us at Main Street Depot for Marilyn Price, puppeteer, and a celebration of our fundraising efforts to date! Main St Depot (on the tracks) 600 Main, home of Piccolo Theater, $5 suggested donation for children, $10 for adults. Many thanks to Evanston Festival Theatre for their generous donation of space, and to Marilyn for offering her time!
On Saturday, June 12th, 2010, children’s book author Mary Elise Monsell will be signing copies of her books Mr. Pin and Underwear at Evanston’s Simply Chicago Art (1318 Oakton) from 1-3 PM. Monsell, the author of eight popular children’s books, will be donating a portion of the proceeds from her book sales to Evanston Public Library Friends. Monsell is currently writing, developing new stories, and teaching gifted students. She has instructed several writing workshops to thousands of students throughout the Midwest. Her four mystery books about a penguin named Mr. Pin are popular favorites among young children. For more information about her books, along with writing suggestions for young readers, visit her web site at www.maryelisemonsell.com.
July15,  16 – 17 – THE MOTHER OF ALL BOOK SALES, Location somewhere on Central Street near Independence Park during the Central Street Fair.EPL Friends has a fundraising mission like you read about! Volumes of fun, loads of books, cd’s, dvd’s and vinyl records! For more information, including book donations or volunteering, please email booksale@eplfriends.org or bookpickup@eplfriends.org
BATTLE OF THE BOOKGROUPSThink your bookgroup has what it takes to be the best in town? Sure you drink wine, and can chat with the best of them, but which book group can raise the most money for the libraries? Enter your bookgroup in the Bookgroup Challenge, host a fun fundraiser, make the most money for the libraires before July 23rd, and win a catered meal for your entire group — wine included! Find out more at bookgroup@eplfriends.org
Check back again soon for more exciting information about our other upcoming events!

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