A Novel Thank You!

A big THANK YOU to everyone who joined us for our 2nd annual Novel Night on Friday at the new Sam Gary Branch!

A wonderful time was had by all, hundreds of crafts were created from recycled books, amazing desserts by Monica Kadillak were consumed, books were donated (and traded), prizes were won, and, most importantly, Fresh City Life My Branch programming at the Denver Public Library was supported! Special thanks to these sponsors:

Monica Kadillak, for her wonderful desserts--look for more cooking classes with Monica in the months to come!

The Denver Botanic Gardens


Colorado author BK Loren, who donated several signed books

Several local crafters who donated their time

DPL staff and volunteers who made the whole night happen!

What does Novel Night support? More and better Fresh City Life My Branch adult cultural programming like this:

Golda Meir: Choices an Chances: A living history focusing on the early years of former Denver resident Golda Meir, the first female Prime Minister of Israel, and one of the 20th century's most influential women. Performance by local actor and scholar Helen Trencher. In partnership with the Colorado Ballet's Light Project. Wednesday, March 6 at 5 p.m. at the Sam Gary Branch.

Colorado Authors Series: Diana Armstrong, Somewhere South of Tuscany. Hear Ms. Armstrong's "feet on the ground, boots in the mud" account of living and cooking in Italy, in a beautiful village sandwiched between Tuscany and Umbria. Saturday, March 9 at 11 a.m. at Schlessman.

Eating the World: Dishes that Immigrants Brought to America. Monica Kadillak shares some favorite dishes that were introduced to the U.S. by immigrants from all over the world. Recipes and samples included. In partnership with the Colorado Ballet's Light Project. Saturday, March 9 at 2 p.m. at Smiley, encore presentation Monday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Schlessman.

Check out our full schedule for more great programs through Fresh City Life My Branch!


Written by Becker on March 4, 2013

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