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About the Libraries » Giving to the Library » Friends of the Library Dinner

Friends of the Library Dinner

12th Annual Dinner with Friends
Saturday, March 29, 2014

W.E.B. Du Bois Library
6:30 p.m.

Champagne and hors d’oeuvre reception
Live jazz music by the Eric Bascom Trio
Silent auction
Gourmet dinner

Lively talk and book signing by our guest speaker:

Jodi Picoult

Each year, the Du Bois Library closes for one night to host the Dinner with Friends fundraiser.

 The Dinner with Friends is the key fundraising event of the year for the UMass Amherst Libraries. 

This year, proceeds will support the Special Collections Archival Training Fund
to provide an opportunity for students to explore careers in history, archives, and allied fields.

Tickets: $150 per person or $275 for two (of which $100 is tax deductible, $175 for two)

For more information, contact Carol Connare, Director of Development at (413) 545-0995 or friends@library.umass.edu.

To RSVP, send a check made out to: UMass Amherst to the address below:
Kim Fill, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, UMass Amherst, 154 Hicks Way, Amherst MA 01003-9275

Please indicate your choice of entrée (beef, chicken, vegetarian):

Dinner Menu

Salad

Poached Pear with Arugula, Red Oak and Frisée Salad, Pistachio Crusted Goat Cheese,
Pear Ginger Vinaigrette and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
 

Entrée, choice of:

Roasted Rosemary Beef Tenderloin with a Red Wine Demi-Glace

Honey Brined Organic Chicken Breast

Manchego Tart

All served with Whipped Parsnips and Potatoes, and Roasted Winter Root Vegetables

Dessert

Berry Bavarian

 

Dinner with Friends "Alumni Speakers"

2013
Archer Mayor

2012
Judson Hale, Sr.
Keith Stavely
Kathleen Fitzgerald

2011
Roy Blount, Jr.
Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina

2010
Bernard A. Drew
Beth Krommes
Jacqueline Sheehan

2009
Tony DiTerlizzi
Valerie Martin
Lloyd Schwartz

2008
Carole O'Malley Gaunt
Ed Klekowski
Jane Yolen

2007
Arthur Kinney
Charles C. Mann
Lesléa Newman

2006
Norton Juster
Sabina Murray
Ilan Stavans

2005
George Howe Colt
Anne Fadiman
Julius Lester
Hilary Price
Betty Rosbottom

2004
Jeannine Atkins
Elinor Lipman
Ron Welburn
Barry Werth

2003
Jane Isenberg
Bruce Watson
Dara Wier
Nancy Hope Wilson

 

 

 

 

Last Edited: 25 March 2014