By Lori Bosworth
Love books and want to support the Toronto Public Library? You can join Toronto’s elite at the Book Lover’s Ball on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel.
The 9th annual black tie event allows guests to mingle with 60 of Canada’s top literary artists, with proceeds in support of the Toronto Public Library. Tracy Moore of Cityline will return as host for the evening while Melanie Ng will be the red carpet host.
You’ll enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres prepared by celebrated chef Lynn Craword at the celebrity author cocktail reception, followed by a gourmet three course dinner. Entertainment will be inspired by novels by best-selling authors Suzanne Collins, Steven Galloway, Jason Mott and Kamal Al-Solaylee.
The Book Lover’s Ball schedule is as follows:
6 p.m. Celebrity Author Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction
7 p.m. Dinner & Live Eye Interviews with Authors
9:30 p.m. Novel-Inspired Entertainment & Auction Closes
10 p.m. After Dark Lounge
Individual tickets are $750. A Premium table is $10,000, which includes 10 seats with a celebrated author, premium seating and a gift for each guest. A corporate table is $7,500 and includes 8 seats and seating with an author. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416-393-7237 for tickets.
The Book Lover’s Ball takes place at the Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front Street West (at Bay Street) on Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.