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Sponsoring/purchasing a table for the 2017 Library Laureates Benefit Gala is a wonderful way to honor Peter Booth Wiley and our Laureates in addition to supporting the partnership of Friends and the San Francisco Public Library that makes the exceptional difference for our community – all while receiving the benefit of attendance at this well-loved and unique literary event! Sponsorships also present great opportunities to network with the community and are a great marketing tool for organizations.

To purchase a table/become a sponsor of Library Love Stories, or for more information, please download our sponsorship packet by clicking on the button above and following the instructions on the included form.

Questions? Please contact Laurie Berk at laurie.berk@friendssfpl.org or 415-477-5227.


 

2017 LIBRARY LAUREATES EVENT COMMITTEE

Co-chairs: Camilla Smith & Nion McEvoy
Jay Auslander
Matt Bissinger 
Thomas Fortin
Michelle Jeffers
Annie Lee
John Maccabee
Ashley Nutter
Marcia Schneider 
Marilyn Waldman

 

2017 LIBRARY LAUREATES HOST COMMITTEE
& $10,000 BENEFACTOR SPONSORS

Senator Dianne Feinstein & Richard Blum
Ruth & William Isenberg
Sarah & Jason Jones
Merrill Lynch, Wealth Management
Barbro & Bernard Osher
Camilla & George Smith
Roselyne Chroman Swig
Peter Wiley

 

$5,000 PATRON SPONSORS

Katherine Bella & Jay Harris
Deborah Doyle & Melvin Whartnaby
Ruth & William Isenberg
Susan & Jay Mall and Marilyn & Murry Waldman
Diane Wilsey

 

$2,500 PARTNER SPONSORS

Bridget Baskett-Stone
Donna Miller Casey
Marie Ciepiela
Dory Culver & Walter Nirenberg
Barry & Victoria Fong
Luis & Nancy Herrera
Eve Niquette & Charles Pohl
Lisa Stone Pritzker
Helen & Allan Ridley
Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock
Brigitte Sandquist & Phil Black
Lydia Shorenstein
SOHA Engineers

 

$500 LOVE A LIBRARIAN SPONSORS

San Francisco Association of REALTORS® (2)
Ioan Allen
Anonymous
Kelly & Michael Browne
Meg & Jonathan DePriest
Vicki & David Fleishhacker
Mikiko Huang & Marshall Stoller
Scott & Joanne Karchmer
John Maccabee
David Stringer-Calvert
The Tilles Family
Katherine Tobin

 

Note: This list will be modified as sponsorships are confirmed.


 

2016 LIBRARY LAUREATES HOST COMMITTEE

Donna Miller Casey
Dagmar Dolby
Senator Dianne Feinstein and Mr. Richard Blum
David and Vicki Fleishhacker
John and Marcia Goldman
Katie Hall and Tom Knutsen
Lucy Jewett
Sarah and Jason Jones
Lydia Shorenstein
Camilla and George Smith
The Swig Family
Ingrid Tauber and Frank Taforo

 

$10,000 BENEFACTOR SPONSORS

 

$5,000 PATRON SPONSORS

John Briscoe and Carol Sayers
Patricia Dinner 
Deborah Doyle and Melvin Whartnaby
Kuen Lee
Julie and David Levine & Sophie Ziegler and Jonathan Schwartz
Susan and Jay Mall & Marilyn and Murry Waldman
Gary M. Pomerantz and Carrie Schwab Pomerantz
Carol Swig
Marjorie and Susan Swig
Roselyne Chroman Swig
The Voigtsberger Group with Merrill Lynch
Peter Booth Wiley and Valerie Barth, To Honor SFUSD Teacher-Librarians
Diane Wilsey

 

$2,500 PARTNER SPONSORS

 

Randall Bodner and Peter Zubizarreta at UBS Financial Services Inc. 
Dr. Carlota del Portillo
Mick and Sabrina Hellman
Luis and Nancy Herrera
Ellen Huppert
Catherine King and Lisa Beritzhoff & Mikiko Huang and Marshall Stoller
Laura and Michael Lazarus
Steve and Maribelle Leavitt
RMLow Foundation
Howard and Siesel Maibach
Alexandra Moses
Lisa and John Pritzker


LOVE A LIBRARIAN SPONSORS

Matthew Goudeau
David and Marla Kremer
Rosemary Lucier

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO

Mary Abler
Robert Mailer Anderson
Abra Annes
Chazorae
Blueprint Studios
Patty Breuer
Campari America, the exclusive spirits provider for the 2016 Library Laureates
Coravan Moving
Cathy Cormier
Meg DePriest
Colleen Dougherty
Everything Audio Visual
Luis Herrera
Marika Holmgren
Cecile Hughes
Michelle Jeffers
Kristina Kearns
Oona Kumataka Design
Michael Lambert
Christian Robinson and Chronicle Books
Rocket Printing
The San Francisco Public Library Facilities, Security and Engineering Teams
SFJAZZ High School All-Stars
Camilla M. Smith
Byron Spooner
Sue and Dick Wollack

And a hearty thanks to our amazing volunteers!
 
AUCTION DONORS

Robert Mailer Anderson
Anonymous
The Honorable Willie Brown, Jr.
Le Central Restaurant
Ann and Gordon Getty
The Golden State Warriors
Luis Herrera 
Robert Hirst
Huneeus Vintners
Joseph Phelps Freestone Vineyards
Naomi Kelly
Tom Killion
Catherine King and Lisa Beritzhoff
The Marshall Store
Wendy MacNaughton
Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co.
The San Francisco Giants

DONORS OF OUR LAUREATES’ BOOKS 

Anchor Books
Robert Mailer Anderson
Baraka Books
Bloomsbury USA
Chronicle Books
City Lights Publishers
Copper Canyon Press
Daw Books
Ferrar, Straus & Giroux
Graywolf Press
Harper Voyager
HarperCollins Publishers
Harvard University Press
Jack Hirschman
Richard Kadrey
Little, Brown and Company
Lyons Press
McSweeney's
Janice Mirikitani
Penguin Publishing Group
Penguin Young Readers
Picador
St. Martin's Press
Two Dollar Radio
W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.


Friends deeply appreciates all contributions to the success of the 2016 Library Laureates event and apologizes for any errors or omissions in recognizing the valuable support received.