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 September 5, 2015.


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 August 25, 2015 on these books will remain open for until September 8, 2015. Only facsimiles of pages and cover are there. Please go to the bookstore to examine the books.

  • The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare (Min. Bid $20)
  • The Real Picture Books (Min. Bid $70)


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

  • Those Were the Days (Min Bid $7)
  • Sweet Thursday (Min. Bid $8)
  • Sweet Thursday (Min Bid $8)
  • Former Egyptian & Low Man on the Totem Poler (Min. Bid $)
  • Heros: Hero-Worship & The Heroic in History (Min. Bid $8)
  • TSnow Bound (Min. Bid $7)


The regular silent auction will be up for bid for ONE WEEK and this one begins on Tuesday,August 25, 2015 at 1pm and continues until 1PM, TUESDAY, September 1, 2015 . About fort-two books are as listed below are displayed in the Main Library for the Silent Auction,

  • 12 Aquaman Comic Books
  • 13 Books on Trains,
  • 14 Daredevil Comic Books
  • 14 Volumes: International Collectors Classic Library
  • 15 Children’s Story Books
  • 2 Books on Doll Making
  • 2 Books on Samurais
  • 2 Books on Trains
  • 2 Books: The Works of Manet & Degaz
  • 24 Coin Collecting Periodicals and Books
  • 25 Mid-Century (20th) Novels
  • Books & Models: Living Body, Tarantula, & Sharks
  • 3 Books on Tai Chi
  • 3 Books: The Annotated, Concise & for Dummies Bibles
  • 3 Cast Iron and Skillet Cook Books
  • 3 DVD Sets: 1st, 2nd, & 7th Seasons of Buffy
  • 3 Encyclopedias of Animals/li>
  • 4 Books on American Slavery and the NY Ghetto
  • 4 Books on Herbal Medicine
  • 4 Books on Women Pioneers
  • 4 Fancy Nancy’s Children’s Books
  • 5 Classic Novels: Kipling, London, Stevenson, Swift, Etc.
  • 4 Fancy Nancy’s Children’s Books
  • 5 Classic Novels: Kipling, London, Stevenson, Swift, Etc.
  • 6 Dramatized Cassettes of THE HOBBIT
  • 7 Nancy Drew Mysteries
  • A Three-Dimensional Victorian Doll House
  • Britannia: Rowing Alone on the Atlantic
  • DVDs of the Complete6 Wagner Ring’ of the Nibelungen
  • London, a Novel
  • Paper Blossoms
  • Scrapbooking Materials
  • Set of 36 Books: Shakespeare’s Plays and a Biography
  • Sports Illustrated 50
  • The Left-Handed History of the World
  • The Lexus Story
  • The Oxford History of Christianity
  • The Patriarch: Joseph Kennedy
  • The Psalms of David: Illustrated
  • The Secret Museum
  • The Source: Guidebook on American Geneology
  • The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook
  • The White House
  • Treasures of American Museums