Ex Libris Gala

It’s time to hang out with some real characters, indulge in delectable desserts and fine wines, dance to a live band, andExLibris2011 play fun literary games while dressed as a character from your favori

te book. Josephine Community Libraries invites you to come hang out with some real characters at the Ex Libris Gala, a fun night out for the libraries!

The event takes place 7-11 pm on Saturday, October 22 at the Boys and Girls Club, 203 SE 9th Street in Grants Pass.Come enjoy catered savory and sweet gourmet delectables, fine wine pairings, dancing to The Mixers, clever literary games, a silent auction, prizes, raffles, and more. This is the inaugural Ex Libris (out of the book) gala for grownups.


Buy tickets to the Ex Libris gala

Tickets can be purchased at the door for $35 each or $50 per couple. Proceeds will benefit JCLI. If you have purchased tickets previously, you may pick them up at the door on the night of the event.

Costumes encouraged!

Costumes are optional, but it’ll be fun to see what folks come up with. If you’re inclined to dress up, stop by the As You Like It vintage clothing store for literary costume ideas for men and women for periods from 1860 to 1960 and beyond. As You Like It is at 331 NE 6th Street (corner of 6th and D) in Grants Pass, 541-955-5010. Mention that your costume is for Ex Libris for a great discount on the rental fee.

There will be an As You Like It table at Ex Libris for those who want to rent a minimalist costume item at the last minute, such as a mask, hat, feature boa, or cape. Visit the As You Like It website for more ideas.

For more information about Ex Libris, click to e-mail Ex Libris Coordinator Jennifer Roberts.


Updated 10/19/2011