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, 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 within TWO WEEKS, they will go to the second highest bidder.

The next bag sale will take place on November 1, 2014


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 October 14, 2014 on these books will remain open for TWO WEEKS (until October 28, 2014) . Only facsimiles of pages and cover are there. Please go to the bookstore to examine the books.

  • Old Man and the Sea (Min. Bid $20)
  • Diary of a Young Girl (Min. Bid $30)
  • Farm Ballads (Min. Bid $25)


The Professsor’s Picks are open only one week, the same as the regular auction

  • (Min Bis $7)
  • (Min. Bid $9)
  • (Min Bid $15)
  •  (Min. Bid $15)
  • (Min. Bid $15)
  • (Min. Bid $8)


The regular silent auction will be up for bid for ONE WEEK and this one begins on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 1pm and continues until 1pm on Tuesday, October 28 2014. About fifty books are as listed below are displayed in the Main Library for the Silent Auction,

  • 10 Brother Cadfael Mysteries
  • 15 DVDs of the Dean Martin Television Show
  • 15 Volumes: Great Meals in Minutes
  • 16 Spawn Comic Books
  • 2 Books on Depression Era History of the United States
  • 2 Books: Angels A to Z & Dictionary of Angels
  • 2 Books: Mayflower Pilgrims & Mayflower
  • 2 Books: Uppity Women of Ancient and Medieval Times
  • 20 Classic Novels and other Writings
  • 3 Books by Roald Dahl
  • 3 Books of Poems for Children
  • 3 Books: Nursery Rhymes, Mother Goose, & My First Mother Goose
  • 3 Books: Owl Moon, Something Happy before I Sleep, & The Legend of Jelly Bean and the Unbreakable Egg
  • 3 Cassettes of Wodehouse, Ustinov, & Bickersons Radio
  • 37 Late 19th and Early 20 Century Books on Religion
  • 4 Hometwon Jigsaw Puzzles
  • 4 Short Story Collections of Vampires etc
  • 41 Agatha Christie Paperback Mysteries
  • 5 Beatrix Potter Books
  • 5 History Channel Books on World War II
  • 4 Volumes: Mysteries of the Unknown
  • 5 Children’s Books: A to Z, My First ABC, Etc.
  • 5 Volumes: A Child’s First Library of Learning
  • Trick or Treat
  • Voltaire’s Bastards
  • 5 Volumes: The Old West
  • 53 Issues of Pacific Rail News
  • 6 Books on Playing the Guitar
  • 6 Books on the Bible
  • 6 Volumes: World War II
  • 6 Volumes: The Novels of Ernest Hemingway
  • Covers of the Saturday Evening Post
  • Eloise: The Ultimate Edition
  • Hitler and Stalin: Parallel Lives
  • Monet
  • NIV Giant Print Bible
  • Queen Victoria: Her Grand Life and Glorious Reign
  • Romantic Victorian Weddings
  • Set of 9 “Little House on the Prairie” Books
  • Tatt Book
  • The 1950s
  • The Art of Susan Rios
  • The Complete Garden Flower Book
  • Tiffany’s 150 Years
  • Visual History of the 20th Century
  • Wanderings