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Fundraising Events

                Saturday, April 4, 2020
                 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
               St. Charles Country Club
                    $55.00 per person

Featured Author, Scott Turow! 

As part of its Books and Brunch Fundraiser, The St. Charles Public Library Foundation is thrilled to present lawyer and internationally-acclaimed author Scott Turow. Mr. Turow is the author of 11 fiction and three nonfiction books, including Presumed Innocent and Burden of Proof.

Autograph signings, raffles, and book giveaways, as well as a delicious brunch, are included in this exclusive event.

Tickets go on sale January 2, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. 

Tickets are available online at, by calling Ginni Tsipas at 630-584-0076, ext. 230 or in person at the St. Charles Public Library. For more information, please contact Pam Salomone at 630-584-0076 x246. All proceeds support The St. Charles Public Library Foundation.

Thank you to the following businesses for their generosity and support:

Hemingway $1000 Sponsor
     CIBC Private Wealth Management 

Sandburg $500 Sponsor
      Town House Books & Cafe

Prize/cash donation sponsors:

  • 100 Grapes 
  • Balmore Restaurant
  • Brunch Café
  • Chicago Zoological Society / Bookfield Zoo
  • Club Pilates, St. Charles
  • Culver's
  • DePaw University Canine Campus
  • Forever Yogurt 
  • Funway Entertainment Center
  • Graham's Fine Chocolates & Ice Cream
  • Hardware Gastro Pub
  • Kane County Cougars
  • Meson Sabika Restaurant 
  • St. Charles Bowl
  • St. Charles Singers
  • Stockholm's
  • The Turf Room Restaurant
  • Village Links of Glen Ellyn
  • Wasco Nursery & Garden Center


VIP Reception Arcada 2019

Books & Brunch Photo Gallery 2018

Books & Brunch Photo Gallery 2016

Books & Brunch Photo Gallery 2015 

Books & Brunch Photo Gallery 2014

Since 1993, the St. Charles Public Library Foundation has helped fund speaker and concert series, building upgrades, landscaping projects, and additional activities beyond the operating budget. This special fundraising event continues the Foundation’s efforts to enrich and enhance the St. Charles Public Library.