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 April 4,2015.


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 March 24, 2015 on these books will remain open for until April 7, 2015. Only facsimiles of pages and cover are there. Please go to the bookstore to examine the books.

  • Edith and Little Bear Lend a Hand (Min. Bid $25)
  • The Great Controversy between Christ and Satan (Min. Bid $25)


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

  • Flood (Min Bid $12)
  • Ice Delivery (Min. Bid $9)
  • Come in and Other Poems (Min Bid $16)
  • Poems (Min. Bid $12)
  • Rip Van Winkle & The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Min. Bid $9)
  • San Francisco: The Bay and Its Cities (Min. Bid $15)


The regular silent auction will be up for bid for ONE WEEK and this one begins on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 1pm and continues until 1PM, TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 . About fort-two books are as listed below are displayed in the Main Library for the Silent Auction,

  • 10 Joy Berry Children’s Book: Help Me Be Good
  • 11 Playboy Magazines
  • 12 Books on San Bernardino
  • 14 Nora Roberts Writing as J. D. Robb Novels
  • 14 Superman Comic Books
  • 17 Reader’s Digest Classics
  • 2 Books on Parenting and Helping Gifted Children
  • 2 Books on the Bible
  • 2 Books: The Generals and A War to Be Won
  • 2 Books: The Smileys and Mohonk: Redlands Related
  • 2 Nietzsche Books
  • 3 Books including Sudoko or Games and Puzzles
  • 3 Books on Arizona
  • 3 Books on Cats
  • 3 Books on Nazis: Goebbels, Next Door, & Nazi/Painter/Road
  • 3 Brownies and Cookies Cookbooks
  • 3 Gemma Malley Novels
  • 4 Books and a Pamphlet on Redlands
  • 4 Books of Puzzles and Brain Teasers
  • 4 Cookbooks: Hamburgers, Family, Potluck, & Hometown/li>
  • 4 Pasta Cookbooks/li>
  • 4 Robert Fulghum Novels/li>
  • 4 Sierra Nevada and California Plants and Wildflower Books/li>
  • 5 Cosmic and Universe Science Books/li>
  • 5 Tarot, Numerolgy, and Life Forces Books/li>
  • 7 Britannica Bookshelf Famous Authors/li>
  • 9 Classical CDs
  • 9 Lemony Sticket Books
  • 9 Magazines about Porsches
  • Genealogy Online
  • Hitler’s Pope
  • Hollywood
  • No Easy Day
  • Patents
  • Seasons 1, 2. & 2.5 of Battlestar Galactica:DVDs
  • The Big Book of Tell Me Why
  • The Birth of Christianity/li>
  • The Deluxe Transitive Vampire
  • The Holy Grail
  • The Human Body
  • The International Jewish Encyclopedia