events, Fundraising

Book Lovers Party: 2020

Thank you to everyone who made this year’s Book Lovers Party a great success! We will see you next year!

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18th Annual Fundraiser to benefit
the Newtown Library Company:
the oldest operating library in Bucks County

When: Saturday, February 22, 6 – 10 pm

Where: Atrium at Stocking Works, 301 S. State St., Newtown, PA 18940

Includes hors d’oeuvres, desserts, cocktails, DJ, and dancing.
Join us for a fun-filled evening!


Pre-purchase before 2/16/20: $55
After 2/16/20 and at the door the night of Book Lovers: $65

As a membership incentive, each active member of Newtown Library Company who purchases a ticket before 2/16/20 will receive a free $10.00 raffle ticket.

Our Sponsors

The Newtown Library Company thanks its sponsors for their generous support of the library and its events, including this year’s Book Lovers’ Party!

Book Lovers 2020 Sponsors

Gift Basket Raffle

Raffle tickets are available for $10 at the library or online. The famous Wheelbarrow of Cheer and several other valuable baskets will be raffled off at the party.
Note: One winning basket raffle ticket per family. You do not have to be present to win.

Gift Baskets

Wheelbarrow of Cheer: $400 Value

Newtown Library Company: $260 Value

Family Fun: $245 Value

A Little Bit of Everything: $238 Value

The Love Basket: $230 Value

The Health Nut: $200 Value

The Irish Basket: $195 Value

Newtown Hardware: $153 Value


Silent Auction

A Silent Auction will take place during the event and the prizes will be awarded that evening. Be sure to bring an extra check, cash, or credit card to be a part of the bidding. Over $2000 in auction items to choose from, including spa services, restaurant gift cards, and certificates to local businesses!

Lottery Tree

An additional raffle will take place the night of the Book Lovers’ Party for the Lottery Tree! Lottery tree raffle tickets are $1 per ticket or $5 for six tickets.


Please consider buying and donating lottery tickets to help us build this year’s Book Lovers Party Lottery Tree. Last year’s lottery tree gave our lucky winner $210! If you can help, please put your tickets in an envelope to the attention of Maryalice Hagan / Lottery Tree and drop them at the library by Monday, February 17. Be sure your name is on the envelope so you can be properly thanked.

The program committee is planning for the Book Lovers Party 2020 and we’re asking for your help!

Are you a business owner or know someone who is? Please consider becoming a sponsor for the Book Lovers Party!

We have begun collecting items for the gift basket raffle, silent auction, and lottery tree. Past donated items have included designer accessories and clothing, store gift cards, art, jewelry, lottery tickets, mugs, movie tickets, spa treatments, vacation homes, sports tickets, and bottles of beer/wine/liquor. Please drop off items anytime before February 14.

Check out last year’s details and photos here!

Want to get involved? Volunteer to help during the event!

Interested in making a donation, becoming a sponsor, or joining the event committee? Contact us using the form below.

As always, the library thanks you!