Tulare County Library brews up new way to enjoy books

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Tulare County Library Foundation’s Books & Brews fundraiser at Visalia’s 1852 Brewery blends book fair nostalgia with craft beer

VISALIA – Anyone interested in attending the upcoming “Books & Brews” fundraiser in Visalia can enjoy a nostalgic trip back to school book fairs while savoring locally crafted beer.

“This event is a celebration of nostalgia and community spirit, designed to resonate with individuals who fondly recall the magic of school book fairs,” Sonia Mehrmand, President of the Tulare County Library Foundation’s board said via news release. “By combining this cherished tradition with Visalia’s craft beer scene, we aim to create an unforgettable experience that appeals to our community.”

During this event, attendees can look forward to browsing through stacks of books provided by The Book Nook, sampling craft beer, exploring vendor booths that offer literary-themed merchandise and artisanal crafts, and finally, enjoying a special edition community brew crafted exclusively for the event.

“Craft beer has a way of evoking memories and sparking conversations,” said Jeremy Schultz, Co-Founder & CEO at 1852 Brewery, via the release. “We’re thrilled to be part of an event that combines the nostalgia of school book fairs with the social experience of enjoying quality brews. It’s a unique opportunity to create lasting memories with friends, old and new.”

Representatives from The Book Nook also expressed their excitement about collaborating on an event that celebrates nostalgia while supporting a worthy cause.

“As downtown Visalia’s bookstore, we’re excited to partner with the Tulare County Library Foundation to bring the nostalgia of school book fairs to Visalia,” manager at The Book Nook Dulce Ugalde Arellano said via release. “Books & Brews is more than just an event; it’s a celebration of storytelling, community and the enduring power of books.”

Tickets for Books & Brews are available for purchase, with each ticket including two drink tickets and two raffle tickets. Secure your spot for this nostalgic journey by visiting https://events.humanitix.com/books-and-brews.

A generous portion of proceeds from the event directly benefits the Tulare County Library Foundation, complementing the funds raised through ticket sales and merchandise purchases. Participation in Books & Brews not only promises a delightful experience but also contributes to the invaluable support of literacy initiatives and community engagement programs within county libraries.

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