Silent Auctions

All items are on display near the entrance to the A.K. Smiley Public Library

  • There are three types of books in the Auction:
    • Old and Rare – Unique, collector’s items, early 20th century
    • Picks – Unusual finds, generally mid-20th century
    • General Auction – Local interest, sets of books – crafts, sports, etc.
  • Each auction runs for two weeks, opening and closing on Thursdays at 2:00pm
  • Bidding is in whole dollars.
  • Payment options are cash or check only. Please note that we do not accept bills higher than $20.

When the auction ends at 2:00pm:

  • There can be a bid-off between competing bidders who are both present.
  • Winning bidders may pay for and take their items.
  • If not present, winning bidders will be notified by phone and items may be picked up in the Friends bookstore.

After 3:30pm on the day the auction ends, items can be picked up and paid for in the Friends bookstore.