University Libraries will host its annual Friends of the Libraries Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m. The evening’s festivities—which will take place at the Greensboro Country Club—will include dinner, the Friends of the UNC Greensboro Libraries Annual Award presented to Scuppernong Books, details about the University Libraries’ building renovations, a special presentation honoring the State Librarian of North Carolina Cal Shepard and a keynote talk by North Carolina author and UNC Greensboro alumna Marianne Gingher. Proceeds from the event will help support University Libraries’ most pressing needs, including its collections, resources and services.
Tickets for the Friends of the UNC Greensboro Libraries Dinner are available in three categories: $100 Dinner per person for one ticket ($50 tax deductible), $125 Anniversary Dinner per person in honor of UNC Greensboro’s 125th Anniversary for one ticket ($75 tax-deductible) or $850 per Table Ambassador ($450 tax-deductible) for eight tickets. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the Triad Stage Box Office at 336-272-0160 or http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?pid=8552133.
The 2018 Friends of the UNC Greensboro Libraries Award will be presented to Scuppernong Books. The award is given annually to an individual, company or organization in recognition of significant or long-standing dedication and outstanding work in fostering books, reading and literary activity in Greensboro.