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

The next bag sale will take place on July 11, 2015.(First Saturday is July 4)


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 June 30, 2015 on these books will remain open for until July 14, 2015. Only facsimiles of pages and cover are there. Please go to the bookstore to examine the books.

  • David Balfour (Min. Bid $35)
  • The Complete Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Min. Bid $25)


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

  • The Black Stallion and Flame (Min Bid $12)
  • Cabbages and Kings (Min. Bid $9)
  • Ends of the Earth (Min Bid $11)
  • Resort to War (Min. Bid $8)
  • The Moon is Down (Min. Bid $8)
  • # Then and Now (Min. Bid $6)


The regular silent auction will be up for bid for ONE WEEK and this one begins on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 1pm and continues until 1PM, TUESDAY, July 7, 2015 . About fort-two books are as listed below are displayed in the Main Library for the Silent Auction,

  • 10 CDs of Classical Music
  • 10 CDs of Medieval and Renaissance Music
  • 10 Get the Edge on Discs
  • 12 Modeltec Train Magazines
  • 12 VCR Tapes Men Are From Mars Women From Venus
  • 15 Daredevil Comic Books
  • 17 Nice Bound Classics
  • 22 Miscellaneous Comic Books
  • 3 Books by James Herriot
  • 3 Books on Dogs & Other Animals
  • 3 Books on Samurais
  • 3 Doctor Seuss & 1 Berenstain children’s books
  • 3 Three D Animal Books
  • 4 Books on American Barns
  • 4 Books on New York Yankees
  • 4 Italian Cookbooks
  • 4 Sandy Creek Books on Villains
  • 5 Decorating Books
  • 56 NASCAR Paperback Books
  • 6 Christian Novels by Francine Rivers
  • 6 Dessert Cookbooks
  • Above Paris
  • Two Baby Name Books
  • Two Books on Baseball
  • Angel of Hope Statue
  • Ayn Rand the Fountainhead
  • Berlitz Italian Premier
  • Complete 2nd and 3rd seasons of Alias;DVDs
  • Disney: Pooh and His Friends
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Gandhi & Churchill
  • Hemingway on Fishing
  • John Updike 4 books in one
  • Leap Frog/Tag children’s books
  • Portraits From North America Indian Life
  • Roger Peterson: Bird Photography
  • Russia and the Russians
  • South With Endurance
  • The Art of Marvel
  • The Oxford Companion to Food
  • The Real Story Book
  • The Story of Things