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East Hampton Library’s 20th Annual Authors Night

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East Hampton Library’s 20th Annual Authors Night fundraiser is August 10. ©EUGENE GOLOGURSKY/GETTY IMAGES

East Hampton Library’s 20th Annual Authors Night fundraiser is August 10. ©EUGENE GOLOGURSKY/GETTY IMAGES

authorStaff Writer on May 23, 2024

On Saturday, August 10, the East Hampton Library will present its 20th Annual Authors Night fundraiser. Authors Night features 100 authors across all genres. Since its inception, the event has grown to become one of the most successful celebrations of books and authors in America, and one of the largest library-author events of its kind in the country.

“As we mark the 20th anniversary of Authors Night, we’re thrilled to present the event once again in the heart of East Hampton Village,” said Dennis Fabiszak, East Hampton Library Director. “The funds raised at Authors Night enable the East Hampton Library to provide our diverse community with essential programming and services throughout the year — all free of charge.”

Authors Night will be held under a grand tent on the Herrick Park field at 67 Newtown Lane in East Hampton Village. The evening begins at 5 p.m. with the Authors Reception under the tent, where guests enjoy hors d’oeuvres and wine, meet and mingle with the authors, buy their books, and have them personally inscribed. At 8 p.m., immediately following the Authors Reception, guests gather at dinner parties at private area homes in honor of one or more of the guest authors.

Tickets are $150 for the Authors Reception only and begin at $500 for the dinners (which includes entry to book signing reception) at authorsnight.org, 631-324-0222 or the library, 159 Main Street, East Hampton.

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