Hale of a Time

Hale of a Time

Join us at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 10 for a Hale of a Time, an unforgettable evening of specialty cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres and celebration in Hale Library.

Dean Joe Mocnik will share inspiring highlights of the Libraries' accomplishments and offer a glimpse into the future plans that will propel us toward becoming a next-generation, land-grant library that serves as the heart of innovation on campus. Your presence and support will play a crucial role in realizing this vision.

Tickets are $125 per person. Cocktail attire is recommended.

Register to attend


Parking is available in the K-State parking garage at 706 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. (near the Student Union). Shuttles from the parking garage to Hale Library will be provided for gala guests. There is no charge to park in the parking garage on Saturdays and Sundays.

Permits are not required to park in in "O, W, T or Z" lots after 5 p.m. Attendees may use the A5 and A6 lots near Hale Library. View an interactive campus map.


Support the Libraries

In the spirit of giving, the proceeds from this spectacular event will go toward supporting the Friends of the K-State Libraries. Their goal is to replace the aging windows on the first and second floors of the Historic Farrell Library, now known as Hale Library. By attending Hale of a Time, you're not just enjoying an incredible night, you're contributing to the preservation and enhancement of a vital piece of our academic legacy.

Mark your calendars, secure your tickets and join us for an evening of innovation and philanthropy at Hale Library. Together, let's write the next chapter in the rich story of our beloved library.

Would you like to sponsor this event? Visit our sponsorship page to donate at the following levels:

  • $5,000 - includes eight event tickets ($600 benefits received)
  • $2,500 - includes eight event tickets ($600 benefits received)
  • $1,500 - includes eight event tickets ($600 benefits received)
  • $800 - includes four event tickets ($300 benefits received)
  • $400 - includes two event tickets ($150 benefits received)
  • $200 - includes one event ticket ($75 benefits received)

Email libfrnds@k-state.edu for more information.