Freedom to Read Gala

Tuesday, October 3, 2023  |  7:00 pm - 10:00 PM  |  Map It  

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Celebrate the Freedom to Read: A Banned Books Masquerade  is a new event hosted by Downers Grove Public Library Foundation in conjunction with Banned Books Week (October 1-7) , which marks the passing of anti-book ban legislation in Illinois.

Guests will experience food and drink, a DJ and live band, raffle and silent auction, guest speakers and more!

All funds raised from the event support the Downers Grove Public Library.

*Please note, this event will be for individuals who are aged 21+.

Skeleton Key Brewery
8102 Lemont Rd.
Woodridge, Illinois 60517

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