In support of NPL’s children’s programming, the Picnic with the Library is our annual family fundraiser, offering an afternoon of picnic-style food, drinks, fun and entertainment in the beautiful Robinson Courtyard and Children’s Department at the Main Library. Activities include exclusive puppet performances by Wishing Chair Productions, music, crafts, face painting, a photo booth and more!

NPL’s Puppet Truck brings stories to life through music, song and puppets. This year, we are giving away an exclusive opportunity for a private puppet s performace at a birthday or event of your choosing.

The Puppet Truck cannot be reserved or purchased any other way – don’t miss your opportunity for this special experience!

$2,500 – The Hungry Caterpillar Patron

Private tour of NPL’s historic Puppet Collection for up to 2 adults and 4 children
Bookplates in 8 children’s  library books to honor anyone you choose
Two tickets for the Picnic’s Puppet Truck raffle
Picnic Basket Package for Picnic with the Library
Recognition in print collateral and signage for Picnic with the Library
Recognition on the NPLF website and in the annual report

$1,500 – Green Eggs and Ham Patron

Bookplates in 4 children’s library books to honor anyone you choose
Picnic Basket Package for Picnic with the Library
One ticket for the Picnic’s Puppet Truck raffle
Recognition in print collateral and signage for Picnic with the Library
Recognition on the NPLF website and in the annual report

$500 – Goodnight Moon Patron  

Bookplates in 2 children’s library books to honor anyone you choose
Picnic Basket Package for Picnic with the Library
Recognition in print collateral and signage for Picnic with the Library
Recognition on the NPLF website

$200 – Picnic Basket Package (Early Bird Rate through March 14)

Includes food, drinks and all activities for 2 adults and up to 4 children
Package price is $250 beginning March 15

Add-On Tickets

$25 – Additional Child Ticket
$65 – Additional Adult Ticket

Tangible benefit for Picnic Basket Package and all Patron Levels: $75

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities are also available beginning at $2,500. Contact Kimberly Boyer at kimberly.boyer@nplf.org or 615.862.5787 for more information.