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Beyond the Stacks

Thanks to everyone who supported the 2019 Beyond the Stacks! Our next Beyond the Stacks will be on April 11, 2020.

Did you know that Friends of the Library funds essential library programs, like Summer Learning, Anchorage Reads and Live @ the Library?

By attending Beyond the Stacks, you will help school age children across the city keep reading throughout the summer to maintain their literacy skills. Plus, with so many exciting auction items, you could walk away with a unique treasure AND benefit the Library you love!

Thanks to generous community members like you, Beyond the Stacks has raised over $600,000 in the last 15 years for books, media and programs.


2019 Tickets & Sponsorship Levels

$2,000 – Bibliophile Sponsor: Bibliophile sponsorship includes special acknowledgement of your contribution in the program and at the event, as well as in Anchorage Public Library publications. Up to eight dinner reservations are also available at this level, if requested.

$1,000 – Corporate Sponsor: Corporate sponsorship includes eight reservations for dinner at a table named in your honor and acknowledgment of your contribution in the program, as well as in Anchorage Public Library publications.

$600 – Book Club/Nonprofit Club Table: The Club tables offer room for eight with an Alaskan author as your host.  Each guest will receive a special gift and your table will be named for your club.

$350 – Patron Sponsor: Patron sponsorship includes two reservations for dinner and acknowledgement of your contribution in the program and in Anchorage Public Library publications. A book signed by one of our Alaskan author guests will be your special gift.

$80 – Dinner ticket one: Friends of the Library members
$85 – Dinner ticket for one: Non-members of Friends of the Library (includes 3 month trial membership to FOL)

I can’t attend but I’d like to make a donation to the Friends of the Library.

$25 – Title Level
$100 – Book Shelf Level
$250 – Library Stack Level

Any amount is welcome!

Thank you in advance for your generous support. For questions about the event, please contact Cathy Steen at

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