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Save the Date! Food for Thought is June 4, 2015


Please plan to attend the 10th annual Food for Thought, An Evening of Great Conversation, on Thursday, June 4. The evening begins at 6:00 pm with a champagne reception with appetizers; dinner and conversation will begin at 7:00 pm. Enjoy a delicious meal catered by Tom Nelson, sip wine and participate in a lively conversation facilitated by one of Montana's twenty most interesting people of 2015. Tickets are $75

2015 Table Hosts and their topics

Please call the Foundation office at 237-6149 with questions.

Thank you! Because of your belief, efforts and support, we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of this popular event. Your donation to Food for Thought or other events sponsored by the Library Foundation provides the vital funds necessary to ensure the margin of excellence demanded by our library users. Enjoy this evening of information, inspiration and imagination! This year's Special Project is the TECH Lab. This magical space is dedicated to teens and STEAM related activities. From creating music to building a computer, the TECH Lab is a popular space for area teens to hang out, try out new skills, and geek out with mentors. Your support will help expand programs, supplies and provide stipends for mentors.

Sincerely,
Billings Public Library Foundation
See you at Food for Thought on June 4!

Table Hosts and Topics

Table Sponsors



Food for Thought, An Evening of Great Conversation

This popular fundraiser, hosted by the Billings Public Library Foundation, has been enthusiastically received by our community. The purpose of this evening is to offer a lively conversation, promote community dialogue and foster a spirit of life-long learning. In this process, we also wish to raise community's awareness of the Billings Public Library plus raise funds in its support.

fftsmall The event's format is exceptional in that all attendees can be active participants. The evening, which opens with a reception, includes a sumptuous dinner course catered by Tom Nelson. During the meal, guests, seated at tables of eight, discuss a topic set in advance for their particular table. A conversation host facilitates discussion at each table.

Table topics are selected from a wide variety of subjects, from arts and literature as well as food, public policy and popular aspects of the Montana scene.

It is important to understand that this is an event that promotes a free exchange of thoughts, ideas and feelings; it is not a lecture or speech. Participants will be encouraged to "speak their mind" with a free flowing agenda of discourse and discussion.

"Food for Thought, an Evening of Great Conversation" embodies the overarching goal of the Billings Public Library which is to provide a center of enrichment, knowledge and an exchange of ideas for all people.