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 in May 2,2015.


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 April 21, 2015 on these books will remain open for until May 5, 2015. Only facsimiles of pages and cover are there. Please go to the bookstore to examine the books.

  • Boston (Min. Bid $25)
  • The Animal Family (Min. Bid $25)


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

  • Concha – My Darling Saint (Min Bid $15)
  • Green Bays (Min. Bid $8)
  • Snapshots From the Gospels (Min Bid $7)
  • Tales From Africa (Min. Bid $10)
  • The Heart of the Matter (Min. Bid $10)
  • Wise Cracks (Min. Bid $7)


The regular silent auction will be up for bid for ONE WEEK and this one begins on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 1pm and continues until 1PM, TUESDAY, May 5, 2015 . About fort-two books are as listed below are displayed in the Main Library for the Silent Auction,

  • 1 Book and 1 VHS Tape on Playing the Guitar
  • 1 Book and 1 VHS Tape on Route 66
  • 10 Mozart Highlights CDs
  • 101 Dalmatians and Disney Play-along Sets: Cassettes
  • 11 Spawn Comic Books
  • 16 Sets of Cassettes of Mozart’s Music
  • 2 Books on Magic and 1 on Juggling
  • 2 Books: Lorenzo the Naughty Parrot & Spring in Paris with Picasso
  • 2 Volumes: A Treasury of Great Science Fiction
  • 20 Books: Civil War Box Lot
  • 24 Trains Magazines
  • 3 Books on World War II
  • 3 Books: Ryrie Study Bible, Commentary, and Complete Guide to the Bible
  • 3 Books: Screen Style, High Exposure, & Hollywood Moms
  • 4 Books about Winnie the Pooh
  • 4 Books on Dogs
  • 4 Books on Losing Weight
  • 4 Books: Auschwitz & The Nazi Holocaust etc.
  • 4 Children’s Books: Fireflies, Matilda, Etc.
  • 4 Lo-Fat Cookbooks
  • 5 Adventures of Rockie and Bullwinkel VHS Tapes
  • 5 Calvin and Hobbs Books
  • 52 Mixed Paperbacks
  • 6 of 8 Volumes on Lincoln
  • 6 VHS Tapes: Victory at Sea
  • Audel’s Masons and Builders Guides 1 & 3
  • Bush Pilots of Alaska
  • Chronicles of Narnia: 3 DVD Set
  • E=MC-Squared
  • First 3 Seasons of One Tree Hill: DVDs
  • I Love Lucy
  • Judy Garland
  • Piano: Evolution, Design, & Performance
  • Ruska: The Novel of Russia
  • Seasons 1 & 2 of Buffy The Vamprire Slayer
  • Skyscrapers
  • The Fold-out Atlas of the Human Body
  • The Great Car Craze
  • The Jack Benny Show
  • The Lady and Her Monsters
  • The Long Affair: Thomas Jefferson
  • This Day in Sports