Celebrate the Library's 150th birthday!

We’re backbigger, brighter, and bolder. Are you ready to light up the Library?

After three years, the Chicago Public Library Foundation’s Associate Board is bringing back Night in the Stacks! Get ready to be part of history on April 14, 2023 as we celebrate the Library’s 150th birthday in the Winter Garden.

Dance to live music. Enjoy an open bar. Dress to impress and take a spin in our 360-degree glam cam. Celebrate the Library’s legacy, support its future, and be part of an interactive experience with fellow Library lovers.

It all goes down:

April 14, 2023, 7pm – 11pm

Harold Washington Library Center Winter Garden, 400 S. State Street

Tickets: $125

Dress code: Bold and Colorful Cocktail Attire

This is a 21 and older event.

Are you in? Tickets go on sale February 14!

For any event questions, please contact Annual Fund Manager Natalie Richards, at nrichards@cplfoundation.org or 312-201-9830, ext. 21.

More than Just a Party: Impact At a Glance

The fun started in 2014


raised for Library programs since 2014

Night in the Stacks:

A Snapshot

Check out more Night in the Stack event photos here.


Thank you to our sponsors for making this event possible.

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