Book Lovers Bash

Sponsorship deadline Wednesday, Sept. 20 at noon
VIP Ticket deadline Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m.
Bash-Only Ticket deadline Friday, Sept. 22 at noon (for $35 rate; a small amount will be available at the door for $50)

You’re invited to our 2nd Annual Party, The Book Lovers Bash, Saturday, September 23 (7-10 p.m.) at the Slover Library..

Individual tickets to the Bash and VIP Reception tickets are available as well as many opportunities to become a bash sponsor (see below). Free Valet Parking for All Attendees!

See photos from our 2016 Book Lovers Bash!

Visit the Book Lovers Bash Facebook event.

View the sponsorship brochure for this year’s Book Lovers Bash!

Advanced Tickets:

  • Book Lovers Bash Tickets: $35 ($50 at the door): Bash is from 7-10 p.m., and includes fantastic desserts, a cash bar, a silent auction, a performance by Skye Zentz, a DJ, literary characters, a prize wheel, a photo booth, and other great entertainment
  • VIP Reception & Bash: $125: VIP reception is from 6-7:30 p.m., and includes a full, open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, music and entertainment, remarks and a short reading by Joe Jackson (the 2017 PEN America Award in Biography), a meet-and-greet with local literati, and admission to the Bash (7-10 p.m.)

All sponsorships are tax-deductible and all donors will be acknowledged. Credit cards and checks are accepted for tickets and sponsorships. Please call the office at 757-818-9880 or email us at if you have any questions or wish to discuss your options further.

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

Colley Avenue Copies & Graphics

Best Sellers-Level Sponsors:

Literary Agents-Level Sponsors:

Editors-Level Sponsors:

Book Lovers-Level Sponsors:

Poets & Authors-Level Sponsors:

  • J.D. Cunegan
  • Gail Kent
  • Riley Jackson
  • Andre Marquez Architects
  • Malcom Massey
  • Marrissa Patterson
  • Marc & Robin Pessar
  • Tim Seibles & Jennifer Fish
  • Smith, by Timothy J. Lockhart