Rich Sommer


An Evening


Rich Sommer, Lee Valsvik & Friends


Join us for this virtual event

celebrating our 2nd Annual For the Love of the Library.

Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 


For the Love of the Library fuels funding for materials, programs, services and preservation opportunities that would otherwise not be possible.

Please join us, along with our hosts

Rich Sommer & Lee Valsvik for an exciting evening filled with magic, music, trivia, special guests and more!

Lee Valsvik


Evening Presenters

Spike Carlsen

Author and Stillwater Public Library Library Trustee

Lorna Landvik

Author, Entertainer and Antic Dealer


Brent Geris

Magician, Owner of The Magic Apple in LA


Shawn Glaser

Stillwater Public Library Foundation Board President

Musical Guests

Craig Hansen

Musician & Author

Billy McLaughlin

Musician, Composer & Speaker


Special Appearances

Actor Jon Hamm

Actress Jenna Fischer

Comedian Sarah Silverman

Kare11 Television Personality Belinda Jensen

Singer Carol Caouette

Singer-Songwriter “Weird” Al Yankovic 

Stillwater Area High School Principal Rob Bach 

This American Life Producer & Radio Personality Ira Glass 

And more!



Author Level Sponsor

Huelsmann Foundation 

in memory of Dick Huelsmann

Publisher Level Sponsors

Doug Blanke


Pat & Jane Thiele


Steve & Ann Wolff

Editor Level Sponsors

Debra & Dave Dziuk

Sue & John Gray

Linda Long

Fred Rengel

Summer Seidenkranz & Clark Schroeder

Book Designer Level Sponsors

Maureen Bell

Spike & Kat Carlsen

Amber Dailey-Herbert &

Keith Herbert

Mark & Jan Debe 

Tom & Keri Goeltl

Paula & Doug Hemer

Cameron McConnell

Mary & Matt Richie

Mark & Mary Troendle

Publicist Level Sponsors 

Michelle Bailey

Lynne Bertalmio

Aurora Jacobsen

Sheila Maybanks & Jerry Doherty

Bob & Diane Hagstrom

Robert and Becky McKim

Jim & Carol McKinney

RM Realty

Erik Skon & Kathleen Dailey-Skon

Sue Steinwall

Stillwater Public Library Staff

Dorothy & Tom Stormont

RM Realty

Daniel and Norma Wilson

Consider a Sponsorship:

  • Support the library!
  • Promote your business or honor a loved one
  • Sponsorship levels and packages from $100 – $15,000

Attend For the Love of the Library:

  • Tickets $25

Thank you for your support!  

We look forward to having you join us!