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TADL GALA: 20th Anniversary Party
January 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm| Main Library (Traverse City)$50
Party with a purpose! Traverse Area District Library is celebrating 20 years of the Main Library building in Traverse City, which opened to the public in January 1999.
Celebrate at this after-hours gala fundraiser to support the Traverse Area District Library. Join us for a strolling dinner, cash bar, live music, silent auction items, and a brief program featuring a keynote by award-winning and New York Times best-selling author, Andre Dubus III, and a special TADL volunteer recognition.
The evening will also include a book signing with Mr. Dubus. His books will be also available for purchase, with a portion of the sales to benefit TADL.
About the Keynote Speaker: Andre Dubus III
Andre Dubus III grew up in mill towns on the Merrimack River along the Massachusetts-New Hampshire border. He is the author of seven books including three New York Times bestsellers. His most recent is Gone So Long (2018). House of Sand and Fog was a #1 New York Times bestseller, a fiction finalist for the National Book Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and Booksense Book of the Year, and was an Oprah Book Club Selection, and was adapted into an Academy Award-nominated motion picture starring Ben Kingsley and Jennifer Connelly. The Garden of Last Days is soon to be a major motion picture. His memoir, Townie, was a #4 New York Times bestseller and a New York Times Editors Choice. Dirty Love was chosen as a Notable Book and Editors’ Choice from the New York Times, a Notable Fiction from The Washington Post, and a Kirkus Starred Best Book of 2013. Mr. Dubus has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, The National Magazine Award for Fiction, Two Pushcart Prizes, and an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature. His books are published in over twenty-five languages.
Tickets are $50 per person. Order your TADL Gala tickets today on this page (below), or purchase tickets at the Main Library Welcome Desk.