Thank you to our generous Sponsors and donors of all levels.
We are very grateful for the support of our Library Legends, Heroes, Champions, Advocates, Enthusiasts, and Admirers that make this beloved “non-event” possible.



  • Courtney Lilly and Miranda Banks
  • Allison and Eric Samek

LIBRARY HEROES ($5,000-$9,999)

  • Debra Albin-Riley
  • The Barry and Wendy Meyer Foundation
  • Rick and Judy Richman

LIBRARY CHAMPIONS ($2,500-$4,999)

  • Ronda Gómez-Quiñones 
  • Tobi Inlender
  • Arthur H. Barlow and Judith A. Jonas
  • Joanne Freed and Richard C. Mendelson
  • Laura and Jamie Rosenwald
  • Allison Thomas
  • The Viole Family Foundation

LIBRARY ADVOCATES ($1,000-$2,499)

  • Maysoon Alsandook
  • Debra and Norris Bishton
  • Justine and Robert Bloomingdale
  • Lynn A. Booth
  • Gail Buchalter and Warren Breslow
  • Teresa M. Castelli
  • Joe Camperlingo and Jennifer Chu
  • Lyle, Elsie, Les, and Madeline Cripe
  • Lynn Williams and Michael Croft
  • Lynn and Hugh Evans
  • Kate Roberts and Martha E. Flores
  • Traute and Gene Gleeson
  • Nancy and Michael Harahan
  • Jo Carol and Jonathan Hiatt
  • Gerben and Jill Hoeksma
  • Eleanor and Brian Keare
  • Lisa See and Richard Kendall
  • John F. Szabo and Nick Kuefler
  • Alice J. Garfield and Daniel Romano
  • Patton Oswalt and Meredith Salenger
  • Laura and Carlton Seaver


  • Dan and Diana Attias
  • David and Jacqueline Brearley
  • Ronda and Stanley Breitbard
  • Suzanne Rosenblatt Buhai
  • Craig and Susan Burger
  • John and Louise Bryson
  • Mark Collons in memory of Cary Collons
  • Paula Ely
  • Burton Forester
  • Jean and Jerry Friedman
  • Susan Orlean and John Gillespie
  • Laura Glass
  • Aron Potash and Lisa Hadjinian
  • Stephen and Hope Heaney
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hittleman
  • Daryn M. Horton
  • Joan H. Hotchkiss
  • Nancy Koven
  • Katherine E. L’Amour
  • Bob and Beth Lowe
  • Laura McCreary
  • Natalie Seaman and Chris McGirr
  • Anthony and Rosario Richards
  • Nadine and Fred Rosen
  • David and Susan Rosenblum
  • Su-z and Ted Schneider
  • Tom Stempel
  • Harold and Elaine Stulberg
  • Mr. David Sonnenblick and Kimberli Kay Walliser


  • Anonymous
  • Sara Adler
  • Margaret and Danilo Bach
  • Elayne Bernstein-Landy
  • Bonnie Brae
  • A and A Buxton
  • Virginia H. Campbell
  • Ellen Cole
  • Judith Marsha Davidson
  • Don and Tam Dickerson
  • James and Teryl Dintaman
  • Kathy Dooley
  • Susan and David Finkelman
  • Constance Gavin
  • Jeanne K. Gerson
  • Fred and Betty Goldstein
  • Rebecca M. Graves
  • Dr. Philip Greider
  • Marcy Gross
  • Susie Hanks
  • Dean Hansell
  • Lacine Held in honor of Betsy Applebaum
  • Kathy Henkel
  • Dennis Signorovitch and Janet Hindler
  • Adrienne Horwitch
  • Ken and Judy Selbst Kamins
  • Ellen Kubo and Allen Kirschenbaum
  • Dr. Thomas Kun 
  • Suellen Cheng Kwok
  • Nahum and Alice Lainer
  • Rhonda K. Lawrence
  • Frank Gruber and Janet Levin
  • Mrs. Marilyn Levin
  • Alec Marcus
  • Linda and Paul Matloff
  • Edward Meltser
  • Pamela and Mark Mischel
  • Judy Mistry
  • Carol Mitchell
  • Leslie Mitchner
  • Susan and Glen Olson
  • Sharon Oxborough
  • Jo Pitesky
  • Brenda R. Potter
  • Leonard and Leslie Reid
  • Stacy Lieberman and Jonathan Ritter
  • Beth and Barry Rosenbloom
  • Marcia Scully
  • Rosalind Jarrett Sepulveda and Lamar Sepulveda
  • Karen Smits
  • Dory Soffer
  • Waltereise Lamb Stanzell
  • David Hovda and Cydney Stewart
  • Mr. Bert H. Deixler and The Honorable Leslie Swain
  • Janis H. Terada
  • Christine and Gregory Thorpe
  • JacqueLyne M. Wallace
  • Janice and Daniel Wallace 
  • Maxine and Brian Weinstock 
  • Les and Tyree Wieder
  • Dorothy Wolpert


RSVP to the 36th Annual Stay Home and Read a Book Ball
by donating $25 or more at
Proceeds will benefit the Library Foundation of Los Angeles in support of the Los Angeles Public Library’s work to enrich the lives of every Angeleno.

Visit to RSVP and donate online, or mail donations to:
The Library Foundation of Los Angeles
630 W 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

The Library Foundation of Los Angeles is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation (tax ID# 95-4368250).

No goods or services are provided in exchange for donations to the Stay Home and Read a Book Ball, and all contributions are fully tax-deductible. Donations for this annual fundraiser are separate from Membership.