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Love the Library: A Grand Opening Gala for Pinney Library

February 29 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Be among the first to enter the doors of the new Pinney Library! Join us from 6–10 p.m. Saturday, February 29, 2020, for “Love the Library: A Grand Opening Gala for Pinney Library.” The Pinney Library Gala will be the first glimpse of the completed $10 million project. 

Casual seating will be available throughout the library. Cocktail attire is appropriate for this event, which will include:

  • food stations, beer and wine provided by east side restaurants, breweries and other businesses
  • musical entertainment by guitarist Angela Puerta and bass player Carlos Ramos, Leotha Stanley and Friends, and Lynda & the ZEROS
  • a large silent auction
  • and library tours

All proceeds raised beyond the capital campaign balance will seed the library’s Endowment Fund.

Visit the library website for details about Pinney Library’s public grand opening events, which begin March 12.

Learn more about the new Pinney Library on our Pinney campaign page.

Presenting Sponsors

Sustaining Sponsors 

Stephen D. Morton

Contributing Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

Community Sponsors

Betsy Abramson & David Seligman
American Family Insurance
Allen Arntsen
& Elizabeth Erickson
Associated Bank
Baker Tilly
Bi-Folkal Productions
Andrew Clarkowski & Tana Elias
Heather Clefisch & Nate Zolik
Susan Curtis
Elvehjem Neighborhood Association
Friends of Madison Public Library
Friends of Pinney Library
Dick Goldberg & Lisa Munro
Good Food – Low Carb Café
Susan Goodwin & Alan Fish
Jeanne & Tom Grist
Hausmann-Johnson Insurance
Ellen Henningsen & Jim Gentry
Julia Kerr & Ronald Parsley
Fran Klos & Dolores Zeeh
The Kroth Family
Left Bank Wine + Spirits
Madison Development Corporation
Microsoft Gray Systems Lab
Casey & Eric Oelkers
Oak Park Place
Old National Bank
Tamara Packard & Renee Herber
Planet Propaganda
Jaime Healy-Plotkin & Adam Plotkin
Rajesh Rajaraman & Deepika Rajesh
Rita Mae Reese & Elizabeth Perry
Kendall & Mary Rouse
Tanya Salman
SASY Neighborhood Association
Gregg Shimanski Realty, Inc.
Tenney Gentlemen’s
Poetry Society
Wisconsin Public Radio
Matt & Susie Younkle

In-Kind Sponsor


February 29
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Pinney Library
516 Cottage Grove Road
Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison Public Library Foundation