2019 LitLUNCH! Press Release

Please see below for our Press Release for our 2019 LitLUNCH! held on Februrary 8th. Stay tuned to our social media for announcements about 2020 LitLUNCH.








Author of The Story of Arthur Truluv will be Guest of Honor at Broward Public Library Foundation’s Annual LitLUNCH!

LitLUNCH!, a professional women’s lunch that kicks off Literary Feast, will host author Elizabeth Berg

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – November 1, 2018 – The Broward Public Library Foundation welcomes author Elizabeth Berg to the 10th annual LitLUNCH! Elizabeth has been published in thirty counties and has had a play and three movies adapted from her stories. Her 2017 novel,The Story of Arthur Truluv has been featured in USA Today, Chicago Tribune and The Boston Globe to name a few.

Berg, the author of 19 novels, will talk about her brand-new book, Night of Miracles, whose characters, first encountered in The Story of Arthur Truluv, learn about the strength of love, friendship and community in the beloved small-town of Mason, Missouri.

The event includes a multi-course lunch with complimentary rosé (provided by Channé Rosé), silent auction and raffle, and book sales and signings. This year, jewelry design firm Kendra Scott will sell items at the event, and donate a portion of the proceeds to the Broward Public Library Foundation. For the fourth year, The Haller Foundation is the event’s Presenting Sponsor. 

LitLUNCH! is the kick-off to Literary Feast, the Broward Public Library Foundation’s annual fundraising event. This year’s event begins at 11:15 a.m. at the Mary N. Porter Riverview Ballroom at the Broward  Center for the Performing Arts (201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale).

LitLUNCH! 2019 co-chairs are Catalina Avalos of Tripp Scott attorneys at law, Jill Horowitz of Brightline, and Laurie Menekou of Conceptual Communications.

Tickets are $100 and include a signed copy of Night of Miracles. Proceeds support Broward County Library children’s literacy programs and services funded by the Broward Public Library Foundation. For LitLUNCH! tickets and sponsorship information please visit bplfoundation.org/litlunch or contact Sarah McKenney at 954-357-7382.


Media Contact:
Jennifer Keljik
Broward Public Library Foundation