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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on October 1 and will close on or about October 31.  A description of the silent auction books follows.  To view the books or place a bid, please visit our display in the lobby of the Main Library.  All proceeds go directly to purchase new materials for the library.

Elephants: a Battle of Survival
Minimum bid: $6
Lisa Lawley
About one of the world's most incredible animals: how they live, learn, communicate and the efforts being made to save them from extinction.

Indonesia: Paradise on the Equator
Minimum bid: $9
Kal Miller, Paul Zach
A portfolio of photographs and stories that illustrate life on the more than 13,000 islands that make up Indonesia.

Iron Horses
Minimum bid: $7
Michael Del Vecchio
A collection of black and white color photos that show the history of steam trains, as well as efforts to preserve them.

Our Glorious Century
Minimum bid: $9
Reader's Digest
This profusely illustrated history begins when William McKinley was president and the US had 45 states.  It ends with the planning of the US space station.

Rembrandt's Journey: Pinter, Draftsman and Etcher
Minimum bid: $6
More then 200 works illustrate the exceptional artist's art over four decades.

Nissan 350Z: Behind the Resurrection of a Legend
Minimum bid: $8
John Lamm
More than 180 color illustrations show the evolution of the 350Z, including concept drawings, early mock-ups and finally the production vehicle.

The International Art & History of Crochet
Minimum bid: $6
Annie Louise Potter
The origin of the craft of crochet, its technics and how it spread from Europe and the UK to the US. Beautifully illustrated.

The Royal Wedding
Minimum bid: $7
A recent history of the royals, tracing their family's roots, as well as their life during and shortly after their ill-fated wedding.

The Atlas of Mysterious Places
Minimum bid: $7
Jennifer Westwood
68 sacred sites, ancient cities, lost lands and symbolic landscapes, all illustrated with full-page pictures.

The Book of Muscle
Minimum bid: $8
Ian King
The science as well as the art of bodybuilding, featuring three programs with complete descriptions and color photos of the more than 100 exercises.

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