Howard County Library System
2015 Evening in the Stacks: Black Ties | White Diamonds


Date: Saturday, February 28

Time: 7 - 11 pm
Place: Howard County Library System, Charles E. Miller Branch & Historical Center

Join us for a sparkling evening affair as HCLS begins its celebration of 75 years of excellence in education

Featuring New York Times bestselling author J. Courtney Sullivan author of The Engagements, a novel that weaves the tale of the world\'s best advertising campaign with the tales of five couples, each in their own time and setting.

Cocktail attire. Black tie optional.


An Anniversary To Celebrate Together
  • $125 (by January 31)
  • $140 beginning February 1, 2015

  • Evening in the Stacks is Howard County\'s signature winter event. Each year over 500 influential members of the community gather here to celebrate the nationally acclaimed, award-winning Howard County Library System.  The beautiful venue and well attended event provide a highly visible opportunity to showcase your organization’s support of HCLS’ mission to deliver high quality education for all. 
  • Sponsorship packages range from $15,000 to $500, and include tickets plus an array of recognition opportunities.
  • Sponsorship Levels and Benefits (printable)
  • Sponsorship Form (printable)

Proceeds From Evening in the Stacks benefit HCLS\' educational signature initiatives, including A+ Partners in Education and Project Literacy.


Catherine Bedolla , Howard County Economic Development Authority
Nancy Briguglio, BrightWorks Wealth Management
Mickey Gomez, The Volunteer Center Serving Howard County
Kevin Kelehan, Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr LLP
Ian Kennedy, The Horizon Foundation
Claire Bolden McGill,
Becky Mangus, The Business Monthly
Julia Mattis, Re/Max Professionals, The Julia Mattis and Garth Davis Sales Team
Barbara Nicklas, Downtown Columbia Partnership
Donna Richardson, Howard County Government
Kristi Simon, Howard County Chamber of Commerce
Paul Skalny Davis, Agnor, Rapaport, and Skalny
Chester Stacy, Chester Creates, LLC