Club Lib Presents The Great Chattsby Oct. 18

Sunday, August 24, 2014

The Friends of the Chattanooga Public Library will host ClubLib 2014, The Great Chattsby, on Saturday, Oct. 18. 

“Funds raised from the Club Lib event will be used to support children and youth services for the Chattanooga Public Library system.” said William Sundquist, executive chair of the Friends of the Chattanooga Public Library. 

Sponsorship and silent auction opportunities are available and tickets are now on sale.  “This event is a wonderful way to support our library and community” said Corinne Hill, executive director of the Chattanooga Public Library.

The event will be held on the 4th Floor of the downtown branch of the Chattanooga Public Library. 

Club Lib is an evening with the purpose of raising funds for children and youth services. This year's event will be a Chattsby style event, so participants can come dressed in their 20's era glitz and glam. 

The sponsor entry time is 6:30 p.m. and patron entry time is 7 p.m.  There will be a silent auction from 6:30-10 p.m.  For event questions contact Dawn Skowronnek at 757-5425 or email dawnatthelibrary@gmail.com. 

Parking will be included with sponsorships and local hotels are offering discounts.

For event information and to purchase tickets, visit the Club Lib website at www.clublib.org


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