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 November 7, 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 October 6, 2015 on these books will remain open for until October 20, 2015. Only facsimiles of pages and cover are there. Please go to the bookstore to examine the books.

  • Alice in Wonderland (Min. Bid $35)
  • The Life of Abraham Lincoln (Min. Bid $30)


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

  • The Walt Disney Parade(Min Bid $7)
  • Stephan: A Soldier of the Cross (Min. Bid 9)
  • Jack Smith’s LA(Min Bid $10)
  • The House of Wolf(Min. Bid 11)
  • Our Martyred President (Min. Bid $9)
  • Arabian Nights Entertainment (Min. Bid $9)


The regular silent auction will be up for bid for ONE WEEK and this one begins on Tuesday,October 6, 2015 at 1pm and continues until 1PM, TUESDAY, October 13, 2015 . About fort-two books are as listed below are displayed in the Main Library for the Silent Auction,

  • 10 Broadway and Movie Musical CDs
  • 10 Classic CDs
  • 10 Small Walt Disney Classics
  • 12 Star Trek Paperback Novels
  • 2 Books: Work of Fredric Remington
  • 2 Books: Tom Sawyer and Tom Sawyer Abroad
  • 2 Graphic Novels of Akira
  • 20 Superman Comics
  • 2010 Physician’s Desk Reference
  • 3 Books by and about Tim Burton
  • 3 Books on Cats
  • 3 Books on the Bible
  • 3 DVD Sets of the TV Series 24
  • 3 Spooks and Vampires Books
  • 3 Susan Collins Novels
  • 4 Bedtime Stories Books
  • 4 Books on Monsters, Werewolves, and Villains
  • 4 Cookie Cookbooks
  • 4 Graphic Novels: Batman, Hawkman, AcquaMan, Robin
  • 4 Mother Teresa Books
  • 4 Shel Silverstien Books
  • 4 Survival Handbooks
  • 4 Travel Books: Alaska, California, John Muir
  • 5 Books on Dogs
  • 5 Books on Hawaii
  • 5 Books: Kennedy’s Assassination
  • 5 Books: Puzzles, Brain Teasers and Optical Illusions
  • 5 Nancy Drew Novels
  • 6 Classic Young Peoples Novels
  • 6 Pasta Cookbooks
  • 7 Kurt Vonnegut Books
  • 8 Classic Beatnik Books
  • 8 Dr. Seuss Books
  • African Presence in Ancient America
  • Box of 15 David Baldacci Novels
  • Box of 24 19th Century Books
  • Her Majesty: Queen Elizabeth II
  • Mothers and Daughters
  • Mountain Men
  • Norman Rockwell
  • Pearl Harbor
  • The Declaration of Independence
  • The White House
  • U. S. Navy” A Complete History