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Join new Young Literati Chair Samantha Hanks for the party of the summer!


The YL Summer Social is the chance for YL Members and their guests to celebrate the Library and toast to a new season of support for this fantastic city-wide institution. This year, we’ll be partying at the Annenberg Beach House on Thursday, August 18, at 7 pm. Guests will enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, readings and performances from some of our favorite actors and musicians, and more!


This event is sold out. If you are a Member and have not reserved a spot, please email Rebecca Miller to get on the waiting list! 


Thursday, August 18
7:00 pm — 9:30 pm
Annenberg Beach House
415 Pacific Coast Hwy
Santa Monica, CA 90402
Click here for map
There will be limited complimentary parking provided in the Beach House lot.
Mention the Summer Social to the parking attendant to receive a parking pass.

We strongly encourage carpools and ride-share apps whenever possible! Please enjoy the party and arrive safely home.
Event Timeline
7:00 pm    Event begins
8:15 pm     Short program featuring readings and performances by Colin Hanks, Shawn Hatosy, Mae Whitman, and Constance Wu
9:30 pm    Event concludes
California casual / beachy cocktail
Get Social
We are excited to be launching YL-specific social media at the Summer Social! Get started early by following us now:
@YoungLiterati on Twitter
@youngliteratila on Instagram
And don’t forget to hashtag it all #YLSummerSocial to join the online party!
Be sure to bring a photo ID for check-in.

Contact Rebecca Miller, Director of Young Literati, at [email protected] or 213.292.6245.