Gift baskets up for auction are on display at the Main Library until 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 19. The baskets are up for bid, with proceeds benefitting the Grand Prairie Libraries.
BASKET 1 OFF TO THE RACES: "Dead Weight" paperback; keyring; Day at the Races that includes valet parking, admission, and programs for 4 people. Donated by Lone Star Park.
BASKET 2 BACK TO SCHOOL: Post-it notes; scissors; pens; markers; pencils; ruler; "I Want to be a Teacher" book; stickers; notebook paper; composition book; index cards; glue sticks; sanitizer; highliters; erasers; paper clips; crayons; backpack. Donated by Mary Gray, Midwest Tape.
BASKET 3 BEWARE THE UNDEAD: pillar candle; candle dish; tombstone decoration; "Vampyre"; angel necklace/wrap. Donated by Chet & Pat Pieroway, Friends of the Library.
BASKET 4 SANTA'S COMING: "A Christmas Carol"; snowman candle; Avon candleholder and candle; beaded earrings; 3 Santa ornaments; potholder; tissues. Donated by Chet & Pat Pieroway.
|BASKET 5 HOMESPUN CHRISTMAS: Cookbook; paper napkins; tissues; pillar candle; handpainted brooch; lantern; gift box with earrings. Donated by Chet & Pat Pieroway.
BASKET 6 DOG OF MY NIGHTMARES: autographed "Dog of my Nightmares" hardback by Dave Lieber; audiobook; cards; dog treats. Donated by Kathy Ritterhouse; Friends of the Library.
BASKET 7 PRETTY PATCHWORK: "Quilter's Companion"; 4 Patchwork Mystery hardback books; rotary cutter holder; marking pencil; 2 fat quarters; sewing machine needles; notions holder; scissors pouch; 2 patterns; "Gatherings" pattern book; tape measure; craft light. Donated by Elisabeth McMahon
||BASKET 8 HIT THE ROAD IN GRAND PRAIRIE: Clock; tshirt (3XL);3 tickets to Ripley's Believe It Or Not/Palace of Wax; 6 tickets to Lone Star Park including programs; travel mug; cd wallet; cooling kerchief, candy. Donated by Teri Jackson Tourist Info. Ctr.|
BASKET 9 TRICK OR TREAT: game; stuffed bear in costume; tombstone decoration; napkins; paper plates; small toys; "Scarecrow's Spooky Night"; "There's a Ghost in my House"; gift bags; candy.
BASKET 10 TROPICAL BEAUTY: autographed paperback "Bulletproof Heart"; 2 makeup pouches & matching mirror; Estee Lauder cosmetics: lip conditioner, "candy shimmer" lipstick, black mascara, blackened plum eyeliner, eyeshadow trio (sugar cube, iridescant violet, & purple passion). Donated by Betty Warmack.
BASKET 11 PUTTING AT PRAIRIE LAKES: Greens fees & cart for 2 golfers; water bottle; golf balls; tees. Donated by Prairie Lakes Golf Course.
BASKET 13 WALK THE PLANK: Pirate ship; "Pirattitude"; lobster stuffed toy; candy; eyepatch; necklace; banner. Donated by the Friends of the Library.
BASKET 14 FUN WITH ROSS THE READER: 2 Ross the Reader books; 3 audiobooks; 3 tickets to Ripley's Believe It Or Not/Palace of Wax; earbuds; Mickey Mouse cards; pens, bookmark; yoyo; candy; crayons. Donated by Teri Jackson Tourist Info. Ctr., Kathy Ritterhouse.
BASKET 15 TEA TIME: teapot; vintage cup & saucer; 4 placemats & napkins; tea, bookmark; 3 Jane Austen paperbacks. Donated by Louise Buckspan.
BASKET 16 TEE TIME AT TANGLERIDGE: Greens fees & cart for 2 golfers; water bottle; golf balls; tees. Donated by Tangle Ridge Golf Course.
||BASKET 17 WELCOME BABY: handmade baby blanket, booties, hat, scarf; 2 "Ollie" boardbooks; 2 stuffed toys. Donated by Maria Quintana, Elisabeth McMahon.|
BASKET 18 CHRISTMAS COOKING: peppermint bark kit; peppermint bark candy; spatula; cutting board; Hershey's chocolate cookbook; oven mitt, plastic container; snowman mug; hot chocolate mix, brooch. Donated by Elisabeth McMahon, Friends of the Library, Chet & Pat Pieroway.
BASKET 19 CHRISTMAS WITH MARTHA: 2 Martha Stewart books; cabbage tureen; china bell; 2 holiday spreaders; 4 taper candles; 1 no-flame candle; angel; 2 finger towels. Donated by Ouida Lewis.
BASKET 20 MAKE & TAKE; "Make & Take Murder"; "Greeting Cards for Every Occasion"; sketchbook; brushtip markers; stickers; scissors; foam brush; cording; glass marbles. Donated by the Friends of the Library.
BASKET 21 BASEBALL SEASON: Texas Rangers build-a-bear; Nolan Ryan signed baseball; 1994 commemorative program; Rangers towel; Air Hogs towel; Air Hogs poncho; Air Hogs baseball cards & patches; Rangers sign; Nolan Ryan book; tote bag; Michael Young pin. Donated by Barbara MacDonald.
|BASKET 22 CROCHET FOR BABY: yarn; stuffed bunny; 2 lap pads; crib pad; "Crochet for Baby" book; crochet hooks; zipper pouch. Donated by Elisabeth McMahon.
BASKET 23 SUCH A RELIEF: body lotion; body wash; massage oil; body polish; bath pouf; candle set; free massage or facial. Donated by Elisabeth McMahon, Massage Envy (Hwy 360 location).
BASKET 24 THE MOVIE'S STARTING: "The Da Vinci Code" & "Angels & Demons" hardback books and dvds; popcorn; Fiddle Faddle mix; candy.
BASKET 25 GOOD ADVICE: 4 decorative plaques; "House Rules" paperback by Jodi Picoult; Oneida crystal bottle, brooch, votive candle in glass jar. Donated by Teri Jackson Tourist Info. Ctr., Betty Warmack.
||BASKET 26 FOR THE BIRDS: Romero Britto birdhouse; 2 candles; tea infuse; tea; frog clips; windsock. Donated by Teri Jackson Tourist Info. Ctr., Elisabeth McMahon.|
BASKET 27 MI FAMILIA: teddy bear; children's books in English & Spanish: napkins; storytelling gloves; bracelet; terra cotta decoration; key ring; decorative sign. Donated by Barbara MacDonald; Chet & Pat Pieroway; Friends of the Library.