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 March 4, 2017.


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 14, 2017 on these books will remain open for bidding until February 28, 2017 Only facsimiles of pages and cover are there.

  • Schumann’s Album of Children’s Pieces (Min. Bid $25)
  • The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson: 9 Volumes (Minimum Bid $45)


The Professor’s Picks are open One week, the same as the regular auction

  • Bare Feet in the Palace (Min. Bid $6)
  • Best Known Lyrics of Gilbert and Sullivan (Min. Bid $6)
  • Further Tales of Our time (Min. Bid $7)
  • The Ways of Nature [Vol. XIII] (Min. Bid $7)
  • Treasure Bits: English Authors (Min.Bid $6)
  • Yankee Doodle Cousins (Min. Bid $8)


The regular silent auction will be up for bid for One Week and begins on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at 1pm and continues until 1PM, Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

About forty-two books are as listed below are displayed in the Main Library for the Silent Auction,

  • 12 Jazz CD’s
  • 19 Lifetime Television Books
  • 19 VHS & 3 Books on Flying
  • 2 Books on Africa
  • 2 Books on Birds & Photography
  • 2 Books on Cars
  • 2 Books on The Rolling Stone
  • 2 Books Salem & Witches
  • 2 Books San Francisco Bridges
  • 20 Disney VHS
  • 24 Misc Books
  • 3 Books Custer
  • 3 Books on Bible Information
  • 36 Children’s Books
  • 4 Books Indian’s Dishonor
  • 4 Books o Fortune Tellers
  • 4 Books on Grand Canyon
  • 4 Books on Hitler
  • 4 Books on Humming Birds
  • 4 Books Wheat Belly
  • 5 Books by Agatha Christy
  • 5 Books by Bill O’Reilly
  • 5 Books New Yorker
  • 5 Books on Baking
  • 5 Books on Indians
  • 5 Books on Redlands
  • 5 Books on Science
  • 5 Books on Tibet
  • 52 Comics Complete Set
  • 6 Books Hungry Girl Diet’s
  • 6 Books on Exercise
  • 6 Books The Cat j In The Hat’s
  • 6 Books Women Of The West
  • 7 Books on Rivers
  • 8 Jazz CD’s
  • Harry Potter Box
  • Jazz
  • Living Language German
  • Shakespeare Complete Works
  • The Final Storm
  • The Grand Days of Travel
  • Until Now