Whitman Circle

 

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Introducing The Whitman Circle: Brooklyn Public Library’s newest community of champions who believe that all Brooklynites deserve the chance to discover their potential at our libraries.

When you join the Whitman Circle, you make a statement about the Library’s enduring importance in our community and provide vital funding for outreach initiatives, youth programs, services for older adults – and of course, books.

Become a charter member of the Whitman Circle at any of the following levels in 2014, and you’ll also enjoy special access to Brooklyn Public Library:


$1,500

  • One newly-released signed book by celebrated author
  • Invitation to one writer’s salon and cocktail party in a beautiful Brooklyn home
  • Invitations to readings and receptions in branch libraries throughout the year
  • Opportunity to reserve prime seats at sought-after readings and performances in the Dweck Center
  • Annual behind-the-scenes tour of BPL’s historical collections or fascinating branch libraries
  • Opportunity to dedicate your favorite book in BPL’s collection with a personalized bookplate
  • Opportunity to purchase advance VIP tickets for Galas
  • Donor recognition in annual report

$2,500
All of the preceding benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to a second writer’s salon and cocktail party in a beautiful Brooklyn home
  • An additional newly-released signed books by a celebrated author
  • Private behind-the-scenes tour of Central Library (upon request)
  • Personalized reading list curated by a BPL Librarian

$5,000
All of the preceding benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to the annual President’s Dinner
  • Invitation a third writer’s salon and cocktail party in a beautiful Brooklyn home
  • An additional newly-released signed books by a celebrated author
  • Private behind-the-scenes tour of Central Library for up to eight guests (upon request)

$10,000
All of the preceding benefits, plus:

  • Opportunity to host a two-hour private event in the Trustees Room of Central Library during select hours (catering and additional costs apply)


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If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Arana, Director of Individual Giving, l.arana@brooklynpubliclibrary.org