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  • Light the Way to Learning Banquet

    Purchace Tickets OnlineSaturday, April 12, 2014 — 6:00 pm
    Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel - Directions
    $100 Per Ticket — On Sale Until April 4, 2014!

    • Complimentary Reception & Cash Bar
    • Dinner Buffet and Dessert Bar
    • Silent Auction
    • Sara Haldeman Haly Awards Presentation
    • Keynote Speaker – Colum McCann
    • Book Signing

    Proceeds help Light the Way to Learning throughout Dauphin County.


    An Evening with Author Colum McCann

    colum mccannThe Library is proud to announce that award winning author Colum McCann will be the keynote speaker at its 2014 Light the Way to Learning Banquet. Born in Dublin in 1965, Colum McCann is the author of six novels, including Let the Great World Spin and Transatlantic, which have been published in 30 languages. All are international bestsellers. He was named Esquire's Writer of the Year in 2003, and was awarded a French Chevalier des arts et lettres in 2009. Other awards include The Pushcart Prize and The National Book Award. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review and The Irish Times. He currently teaches at Hunter College in New York.

    For more information call Lori Lane at 234-4961 x 110 or contact her via email at Donations@dcls.org.


    New this year!

    Light the Way Silent Auction

    Join us for an evening of fine food, cocktails, literary enlightenment and the launch of our Light the Way Silent Auction.

    auction paintingAuction will include…

    • Original painting by Jane McCutcheon
    • Signed, limited-edition, fine art print of the Harrisburg Public Library by Patricia Adams
    • Wines from The Vineyard at Hershey
    • Amtrak gift certificate
    • Gift certificate to Lush 317
    • Matangos chocolates
    • Harrisburg Senators tickets
    • And many others …
    Visit the auction page to learn more.


    Become a SponsorBecome a 2014 Sponsor

    Be the first make this year’s event a success by becoming a sponsor. Sponsorships for the event are available at the Gold, Silver, Bronze, Staff Appreciation, Book Light and Patron Sponsor Levels.

    >> Click here to learn more about the sponsorship opportunities
    >> Click here to become a sponsor
    >> Click here for a printable event sponsorship menu



    Advertise with DCLSProgram Ads

    Event program advertisements in a variety of sizes are available for purchase.

    >> Click here for details


    Each year DCLS presents awards to individuals who have made significant contributions in the areas of literacy and education in the community and to organizations that strive to improve library service in the community by partnering with DCLS.

    >> View Award Winners



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    Purchace Tickets Online

    $100 Per Ticket — On Sale Until April 4, 2014!
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