The "2017 Cornerstone Classic" raised over $26,000 to support the Athens-Limestone Public Library Foundation! Registration is now open for the 2018 Cornerstone Classic, hosted by Mitch Claborn and Cornerstone Detention Products. The Classic will be held Monday, October 15 at Canebrake Club.

Call Debbie Joyner at 256-655-6690 or email at for more information.


Summer Reading & Storybook Ball 2018

August 25, 2018

4-6 p.m. Sat., August 25, 2018

Athens-Limestone Public Library Community Room

Featuring Food, Fun Activities and Mr. Magical Balloons!
Dress as your favorite character or hero!

Sponsorship of Summer Reading and Storybook Ball

 $1,000   $500   or   $250

All sponsors receive a reserved table for 8 plus recognition 🙂

Individual Reservation – $20/adult $15/children*

*Children who complete the Summer Reading Program plus one adult admitted free!

or mail to:

ALPL Foundation
603 South Jefferson Street
Athens, AL 35611

(checks payable to ALPL Foundation)

Thank you to our 2018 Presenting Sponsor!




2018 Cooking For Books

April 14, 2018

Saturday, April 14, 2018


Featuring lunch and a program
by Natasha McCrary of 1818 Farms

Reserved Table for Six – $350

Individual Reservation – $50

or mail to:

ALPL Foundation
603 South Jefferson Street
Athens, AL 35611

(checks payable to ALPL Foundation)

Seating is limited, so don’t delay!

Special thanks to Dunagan Yates & Alison
2018 Presenting Sponsor


Storybook Ball 2015

August 22, 2015

Thank you to our 2015 Storybook Ball sponsors and attendees!  The photos below show how much fun everyone had at this year’s event!  Special thanks to the Athens-Limestone Hospital, our presenting sponsor and Tiffany Seibert event founder and chair.  Funds raised were used to purchase a bicycle rack and children’s books for the Library!


Cooking for Books Library Benefit

March 14, 2015

A big thanks to Belle Chevre’s Tasia Malakasis for joining us to celebrate the release of her newest cookbook, Southern Living Southern Made Fresh. Tasia prepared some of the dishes that inspired the new cookbook and shared the personal journey that led her to purchase Belle Chevre! Attendees also received a signed copy of the cookbook.



Christopher Holiday Party 2013

December 6, 2013

Delicious food, elegant decorations and live music set the tone for a delightfully festive holiday party. Proceeds benefitted our new library!


Dinner in the Orchard 2012

October 13, 2012

Fresh air filled our hearts and good food filled our stomachs as we dined together at Isom’s Orchard to raise funds for our new library.


Ride to Read 2012

October 7, 2012

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