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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on April 8, 2016 and closes on or about May 9, 2016.  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.


The Great Book of French Impressionism
Minimum Bid $12
Diane Kelder
The development of the Impressionism movement. 415 illustrations, 241 of which are in full color. Features Monet, Renoir, Degas and more.

Native Americans
Minimum Bid $9
Colin Taylor, editor
250 archive photos, maps and illustrations show the cultural aspects, beliefs, people and events in the lives of the tribes.

The Atlas of Holy Places and Secret Sites
Colin Wilson
Minimum Bid $7
An illustrated guide to the location of more than 1,000 of the world’s most sacred sites.

A California Woman's Story
Minimum Bid $13
Joane Irvine Smith
A memoir of Joan Irvine Smith of the Irvine family, its place in history, its philanthropy, the Irvine Ranch, the Irvine Museum. 1,700 illustrations, photos and paintings. In original shrink wrap.

Sharks of Steel
Kaufman, Stillwell
Minimum Bid $8
Spectacular photos show life on a submarine from WWII patrols to modern-day underwater cruises to unknown destinations.

People Celebrates People: The Best of 1974-1996
Minimum Bid $8
400 photos show the popular culture of the day. Who and what happened when.

The Timetables of History
Minimum Bid $7
Bernard Green
Lists what was happening simultaneously from the dawn of history to present day.

Glorious French Food
Minimum Bid $8
James Peterson
Ingredients, techniques and recipes for classic French dishes.  

Urban Forest: Images of Trees in the Human Landscape
Minimum Bid $7
David Paul Bayles
Photos show the delicate balance between human activity and the natural environment.

Battleship New Jersey: An Illustrated History
Paul Stillwell
Minimum Bid $7
The history of one of the world’s best known and most publicized ships.

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