The Brookfield Friends of the Library will host their 6th Annual Taste of Brookfield @ Your Library on Friday, Oct. 7 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the library, 3609 Grand Blvd.

The event is the major fundraiser for the organization each year and features food and drinks from local restaurants and bars, live music by the Jim Cooper Trio, a silent auction and other contests, such as raffles.

Tickets can be purchased in advance for $35 or at the door for $40. Advanced ticket purchases can be made at the Brookfield Public Library during normal business hours (; at the weekly meeting of the Brookfield Jazz Society, 8869 Burlington Ave. (meets every Thursday in the Cottage at Irish Times starting at 7 p.m.) or at the Salt Creek Wine Bar, 8900 Fairview Ave., from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Babysitting services are available during the event. To take advantage of the service, use the Contact Form on the library’s website to get in touch with Kimberly to make arrangements for the evening.