Silent Auction

Every month, the Friends hold a Silent Auction.  Interesting, unusual, and nearly-new books are continuously offered.  Bidders determine the prices.  

See the Silent Auction glass display case near the reference desk for the newest entries and to make a bid. 

Come to the library and bid on any of the wonderful books or collections compiled just for you this month!  Check out the display case on the left as you approach the Reference Desk.


NEW!  Silent Auction items available until

6:00 pm on Tuesday, December 18

Just 4 weeks to bid on great gift items!



The Bungalow
American Bungalow Style
300+ color photos, ideas for restoring & decorating


The Ahwahnee
Beautiful photography & history 
Excellent condition


Bombers the Aircrew Experience
Words & pictures in the crews’ own words
Great keepsake.  Excellent condition.


Chez Panisse Cookbooks:  MenusVegetables, Fruit
Like-new condition!
from Berkeley’s famous restaurant.


My Paris Kitchen
100 recipes & photos around Paris.
Excellent condition.  Great holiday gift!


A Song of Ice and Fire box set
Perfect for fans of HBO’s Game of Thrones
The first five novels!


A Series of Unfortunate Events
All 13 Lemony Snickets!
Plus Beatrice Letters Autobiography
Great for ages 9-13.


Robert Bateman’s BIRDS
Plus 8 vintage glasses circa 1950
by Lynn Bogue Hunt
Excellent condition


High Steel + Spanning the Gate
History of Golden Gate & Bay Bridges
A history buff would love these!
Excellent condition.

To Bidenter your bid amount on the appropriate index card in red binder hanging next to Silent Auction display case in YV Library.  Bids typically increase in $5.00 increments.  Be sure to stop by the library to see if you have competition, and then raise your bid to win the item!  Winning bidders are notified by phone.   Take a look the next time you visit the library!