The Fall Silent Auction is going on now at the Main Library, 901 Conover. Gift baskets filled with gifts, coupons, tickets, holiday items and more are on display in the foyer. To bid, select a basket and note the number of the basket. Ask for the Bid Sheet Notebook at the Circulation Desk. Record your name, phone number and bid on the sheet that matches your selected basket. BID ONLY IF YOU ARE PREPARED TO PURCHASE THE BASKET at that price.
Bidding will end at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.
Winning bidders will be notified immediately.
All proceeds will be used to benefit the Grand Prairie Library.
Basket 1: Tee Time at TangleRidge: Cart and greens fees for two (Mon.-Thu.); water bottle; golf balls; tees; free Supershine car wash, candy. Donated by Tangle Ridge Golf Course; Supershine Car Wash; Wally and Betty Warmack.
Basket 2: Read with Ross: Three Ross the Reader books; nylon tote; crayons; markers; stuffed lion; lion and horse plush bookmarks. Donated by Kathryn Gregor.
Basket 3: Glad Tidings: "Tidings of Joy" paperback; makeup brushes; angel visor clip; angel bookmark; mini teddy bear; Clinique makeup remover, clarifying lotion, powder highlighter, lipsticks "Different Grape" and "All Heart." Donated by Jennifer Douglas.
Basket 4: Back to School First Grade: Post-it notes; Play-Doh; paperclips; erasers; markers; crayons; colored pens; glue; gluestick; scissors; pens; watercolors; pencils; lettering paper; construction paper; drawing pad; notebook paper; composition book; index cards; teacher’s to-do list; "Henry and Mudge and the Bedtime Thumps"; "Molly’s Bracelet." Donated by Mary Gray.
Basket 5: On the Grill: Tongs; grill brush; dinner for two at Spring Creek Barbecue; free car wash coupon; paper plates; flag window cling; "Grill Lover’s Cookbook." Donated by Spring Creek Barbecue; Supershine Car Wash, Wally and Betty Warmack.
Basket 6: Putting at Prairie Lakes: Cart and greens fees for two (Mon.-Thu.); free Supershine car wash; water bottle; golf ball; tees; candy. Donated by Prairie Lakes Golf Course; Supershine Car Wash; Wally and Betty Warmack.
Basket 7: Batter Up: Foam Rangers ball; Rangers bat; ice cream bowl; "At The Ball Game"; "Little Big Book of Baseball"; maze game; Andrus jersey (youth XL); cup and straw; baseball cards; crayons; colored pencils; four AirHogs 2013 ticket vouchers. Donated by Barbara MacDonald; Grand Prairie AirHogs; Wally and Betty Warmack; Kathryn Gregor.
Basket 8: Old Fashioned Christmas: "A Christmas Treasury"; two pillar candles; glass lamb ornament; nativity set; Santa decoration. Donated by Ouida Lewis; Jennifer Douglas; Chet and Pat Pieroway; Alice Schurman.
Basket 9: Touch of Gold: Mug; coffee; stocking; candles and holders; earrings; "Here Comes Santa Claus" paperback. Donated by Pat and Chet Pieroway; Kay Harrison; Ouida Lewis.
Basket 10: The Boy Who Read: English boxed set of first four Harry Potter paperbacks; two notepads; candy; napkins; reading light. Donated by Kay Harrison; Pat and Chet Pieroway.
Basket 11: Waiting for Santa: Santa mug; bunny toy; mini-basket with candy; ornaments; Grinch Christmas cards; gift bag; Santa list pad; "Santa Kid"; crayons; hot chocolate. Donated by Friends of the Grand Prairie Library; Alice Schurman; Kathryn Gregor.
Basket 12: Texas Rangers: Rangers apron; Ron Washington bobblehead; mug; t-shirt (adult XL); "Opening Day"; "100 Things Every Rangers Fan Should Know and Do Before They Die"; "Baseball: A Geek’s Guide"; six Grand Prairie AirHogs ticket vouchers (2013); 1 free car wash coupon. Donated by Barbara MacDonald; Grand Prairie AirHogs, Supershine Car Wash.
Basket 13: Afternoon Adventure: two tickets to Six Flags; free Supershine car wash; Norman Rockwell tote bag; CD case; crayons; playing cards; candy; bandanna; "How Does Aspirin Find a Headache?"; stickers, pencils. Donated by Six Flags; Supershine Car Wash; Wally and Betty Warmack; Kathryn Gregor; Kathy Ritterhouse.
Basket 14: Back to School Second Grade: Play-Doh; pencils; pens; scissors; markers; erasers; Post-it notes; crayons; colored pencils; watercolors; index cards; spiral notebook; highlighters; notebook paper; alphabet sticker; "Bill Makes a Mountain"; "Junie B., First Grader: Aloha-ha-ha." Donated by Mary Gray.
Basket 15: Autumn At Last: "The Colors of Fall"; beaded bag; coffee; napkin rings; two copper cookie cutters; "Organza" perfume; leaf tray; address book; necklace. Donated by Chet and Pat Pieroway, Happiness Hallmark; Wally and Betty Warmack.
Basket 16: Just Relax: one-hour massage at Massage Envy (Hwy 360 location); "Flirting with Pete" pb by Barbara Delinsky; giant candle and holder; loofah; chamomile tea; four nesting makeup pouches; black raspberry and vanilla shower gel, lotion and body spray. Donated by Massage Envy; Elisabeth McMahon; Pat and Chet Pieroway; Wally and Betty Warmack.
Basket 17: Country Coffeebreak: "The Forgotten Forest" paperback; rooster mug; candle in jar; two flower bowls; coffee. Donated by Chet and Pat Pieroway; Elisabeth McMahon.
Basket 18: Write It Down: Wooden letter box with dividers; cards; pens; highlighters; three coasters; Post-it pad; bird lamp cord; "When Words Matter Most." Donated by Chet and Pat Pieroway.
Basket 19: It’s Snow, Man: two snowman doorknob decorations; snowman oven mitt; two potholders; two dishtowels; candle and reindeer stand; "The Night Before Christmas"; four candles. Donated by Wally and Betty Warmack; Ouida Lewis.
Basket 20: Christmas Red: Red charger; three votive candles and glass holders; ceramic Nativity ornament; "Little Book of Christmas Carols." Donated by Ouida Lewis; Wally and Betty Warmack.
Basket 21: Dinner for Two: spaghetti, pasta sauce, di Zeno pinot noir wine, two wine glasses, autographed book "Silent Lies" by M.L. Malcolm. Donated by Kathryn Gregor, Judy Meador, Kathy Ritterhouse.
Basket 22: Great Women: Vintage jewelry box; vintage beads; rhinestone earrings; "Gemstone" paperback by Barbara Delinsky; jumbo postcards "Dolls" and "Great American Women"; votive candles and holders; pillbox; pouch with breast cancer awareness pin, earrings and purse hook; jewelry pouch; Estee Lauder "Tea Biscuit" eyeshadow; Clinique lipstick "Think Bronze"; lip pencil; lipstick samples. Donated by Betty Warmack; Kathy Ritterhouse; Elisabeth McMahon; Pat and Chet Pieroway.
Basket 23: Librarian on Loan: $50 gift certificate for computer lesson; "Computer Basics"; mouse pad; 4GB USB drive; journal; pens; highlighter; calculator; Post-it notes; notepad. Donated by Tanya Slaughter.
Basket 24: Sit’N’Sew: "Fabric Shopping"; "Show Me How to Paper Piece"; quilt pattern; two fat quarters; two mugs; ceramic magnet; tissues; two mechanical pencils; fabric marking pencil; Moda "Urban Couture" charm pack; ruler; sticky note set. Donated by Elisabeth McMahon.
Basket 25: Back to School Third Grade: pencils; Post-it notes; Play-Doh; two boxes of crayons; markers; colored pencils; glue; erasers; glue sticks; composition book; watercolor paints; dry erase markers; spiral notebook; notebook paper; paint set; construction paper; scissors; "Children’s Illustrated Dictionary." Donated by Mary Gray.