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

The next bag sale will take place in March 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 February 25, 2015 on these books will remain open for until (until March 3, 2015) . Only facsimiles of pages and cover are there. Please go to the bookstore to examine the books.

  • Snow Bound (Min. Bid $30)
  • Songs O’Cheer(Min. Bid $25)


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

  • Cadwallader (Min Bid $9)
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Min. Bid $9)
  • King and the Princess (Min Bid $8)
  • London (Min. Bid $9)
  • Nave’s Topical Bible (Min. Bid $12)
  • Lovey Childs: A Philadelphia Story (Min. Bid $8)


The regular silent auction will be up for bid for ONE WEEK and this one begins on Tuesday, February 24, 2014 at 1pm and continues until 1PM, TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 . About fifty books are as listed below are displayed in the Main Library for the Silent Auction,

  • 11 Classical CDs
  • 17 Superman Comics
  • 2 Books Boxed: Spore
  • 2 Books on Numerology
  • 2 Books: Wonders of Science & Marvels of Nature
  • v2 Cookbooks: Martha Green’s Cooking Things & In and Out of the Kitchen

  • 2 Volumes: Bible & Daily Personal Journal
  • 20 Volumes: The World of Knowledge
  • 22 Volumes: Time Life World War II
  • 25 Voices of Liberty DVDs
  • 3 Amy Tan Novels
  • 3 Books about California and Hollywood Writers
  • 3 Books on Buffalo Bill
  • 3 Books on Desperados from California and Montana
  • 3 Books on Leadership
  • 3 Books on Vegetarianism and Vegetables
  • 3 Cookbooks: Jell-o, Betty Crocker, & Classic Recipe Collection
  • 3 Francine Rivers Novels
  • 3 Rick Riordan Novels
  • 4 Books on Healthy Eating and Remedies
  • 4 Children’s Books: The Hat, Chester’s Way, The Worry Stone, & Searching for Oliver K. Woodman
  • 3 bks – Grilling and Barbecue
  • 3 bks – Encyclopedia of Medicine, Natural
  • 5 Books on Writing
  • 5 Books Boxed: The Spiderwick Chronicales
  • 5 Volumes of Guinness World Records
  • 7 Deluxe Edition James Bond VHS Tapes (Unopened)
  • v8 Books on Birds

  • 8 The Collectable Automobile Magazines
  • Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass
  • America’s Wilderness
  • Anderson’s Fairy Tales
  • Arizona Then and Now
  • California’s Napa Valley
  • Diana
  • Enchanters of Men
  • Homemade
  • Read to Me Grandma
  • Spooky Stories
  • The Classsic Collection
  • The Encyclopedia of Quotations
  • The Worlds Greatest Buildings
  • Thinkers of the Jungle
  • Zight Dragoons