The Friends Silent Auction is divided into three parts. An OLD AND RARE BOOKS auction consists of 2 books on the upper shelf of the rack against the wall. It remains open for bidding for two weeks. PROFESSOR PARSONS’ PICKS is a selection of 6 or more books on the second shelf picked by Professor Ted Parsons that he thinks will be of particular interest to readers, and the REGULAR AUCTION which consists of about 50 books on the table and on the two racks. Bidding remains open for one week. The bidding is in whole dollars and ends on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. At that time there can be a bid-off between competing bidders.

You will be notified by phone if you are the highest bidder. Books may be paid for and picked up at the close of the auction (1:00 p.m. on Tuesday) OR at the Friends Bookstore in the basement of the library after 2:30 p.m. on the Tuesday of the ending of the auction.

If books are not picked up normally within TWO WEEKS they will go to the second highest bidder.

The next bag sale will take place on March 5, 2016.


Two to Four OLD and/or RARE books or sets of books are offered on the top shelf of the stand against the wall at the auction. Bidding begins at 1 pm February 2, 2016 on these books will remain open for until February 16, 2016. Only facsimiles of pages and cover are there. Please go to the bookstore to examine the books.

  • Hill’s Manual of Social and business Forms (Min. Bid $35)
  • North American Indians(Min. Bid $26)


The Professsor’s Picks are open two weeks because of the holidays, the same as the regular auction

  • 2 Books: Battle of Live & The Haunted Man (Min. Bid $10)
  • 2 Books: Shrewsbury & Kings Byways (Min. Bid $10)
  • House of Mirth (Min Bid $20)
  • I Married Adventure (Min. Bid $15)
  • The Moffats (Min. Bid $9)
  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin (Min. Bid $7)


The regular silent auction will be up for bid for ONE WEEK and begins on Tuesday, JFebruary 2, 2016, 2015 at 1pm and continues until 1PM, Tuesday, February 9, 2016. About forty-two books are as listed below are displayed in the Main Library for the Silent Auction,

  • 15 Books / Champion Library
  • 2 Books on Dead Sea Scrolls
  • 2 Books on Life in Prison
  • 2 Books on Orchids
  • 2 Books on Spanish Heritage
  • 2 Books on Trolleys, Busses & Subways
  • 2 Books: Eats Shoots (Shites) and Leaves
  • 2 Boxes The World of Symphony
  • 2 Sunset Books on Gardening
  • 2 Volumes: The Complete Short Stories of Maughm
  • 30 He-Man Comic Books
  • 30 Mighty Thor Comic Books
  • 4 Books / Dictionary of the Bible
  • 4 Books Lord of the Rings
  • 4 Books on Historic Homes
  • 4 Books on New York
  • 4 Books on WWI
  • 4 By and about C. S. Lewis
  • 5 Books on Trains
  • 5 CDs
  • 5 Patrick O’Brian Books
  • 6 Arizona Highways Mags
  • 6 Arizona Highways Mags
  • 7 Books Christian Fiction
  • 7 Boxes LP Albums
  • 7 Gun Books
  • 7 Vols Harry Potter
  • 8 Vol Set of Crolier Classics
  • 9 Books Bernard Cornwell
  • Age of the Gunfighter
  • American Portrait Miniatures
  • American Wife
  • Box of @4 Old Books
  • Classic Brain Teasers
  • Claws of the Dragon
  • Gilbert & Sullivan
  • Les Tres Riches Heures
  • Monster Moves
  • Mother Teresa
  • Peter Carl Faberge
  • Tales of Edger Allen Poe
  • The First Salute
  • The Living Booklets for Parents and Teachers
  • The New Bedside Playboy
  • William & Catherine