The Winter Park Public Library presents its annual fundraiser, Bash for Books at 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 14 at the Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center in Winter Park. This year’s party will feature food, wine, and a silent auction to raise money in support of the programs and services of the library.
This year’s Bash celebrates Alice in Wonderland, the acclaimed and infamous book by Lewis Carroll. The event will transport guests to Alice’s Wonderland with live entertainment, a casino, and great food and spirits. Food at the event will feature tapas-size portions of dishes from Cocina 214, Prato, Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen, Armando’s Pizzeria Cucina Italiana, Winter Park Fish Co., Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, and Hamilton’s Kitchen. Fine wines from Terlato Wines International, signature cocktails by GTV, and a craft beer by Cask & Larder will also be served.
Tickets are $100 each, which includes admission and all food and beverages. They can be purchased at the Winter Park Public Library (460 E. New England Avenue in Winter Park), online at www.wppl.org/bash or by calling 407-623-3486.
The event’s presenting sponsor is Bright House Networks. Other sponsors include Clayton Construction, Kuykendall Gardner, Ahl Investment Management, Battaglia Group, Envision Ware, Fifth Third Bank, Frank Hamner P.A., Gray Robinson, Kenneth & Ann Hicks Murrah, Parkland International Realty Inc., Rollins College, Wawa, and The Mayflower Retirement Community.
The Winter Park Public Library is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing the highest quality library materials, programs and services to those living in Winter Park and the surrounding communities. Founded in 1885 with a few dozen titles stored on a local front porch, the Library has evolved based on residents’ changing needs for information, education and entertainment. It now provides books, newspapers, magazines, audiobooks, music, videos, video games and software, as well as downloadable materials for use on smart devices. In addition it offers hundreds of programs each year for patrons of all ages. For more information about the WPPL, visit www.wppl.org or call 407-623-3300.