Connect With...Spotlight Of The Week: The Young Literati -

Connect With...Spotlight Of The Week: The Young Literati

New York author Stefan Merrill Block with Young Literati

The Young Literati of the St. Louis Public Library Foundation is a group of young professionals ages 20s - 40s. They enhance the life and vitality of the Library by supporting its programs and building relationships with others who share a passion for the Library's work.

Young Literati Chair, Matt Nagel introducing the Library's new PAWS for Reading Program

The Young Literati are looking for individuals who have the vision and drive to help us support and advocate the St. Louis Public Library. Cost to become a member is $40 per person, $65 per couple. As a member you will receive special Young Literati benefits including a SLPLF Tote Bag, 10 -15% off all purchases at Left Bank Books, St. Louis Originals Rewards Card with 150-point balance for $10 off your next visit to any participating Restaurant, reserved seating for guest authors at the Library and Invitations to Young Literati and SLPLFoundation events.

2009 Young Literati Steering Committee

This year's fall fundraising bash, Stranger Than Fiction, is on November 14th. Partygoers are encouraged to dress as one of their favorite literary characters, or to wear an accessory that pays homage to a favorite character or writer. Backstage tours of Central Library will be given at the party with is from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1301 Olive St. in downtown. Young Literati members ticket price is $50, non-members $75 which will benefit the much anticipated modernization and renewal of the downtown Central Library which gets underway next year.

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