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Shush! I’m trying to bid!

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Okay, okay. I know I have to be quiet in the library. But I’m not idling. No siree! I’m no idler. I’m taking a good, long look at this BBQ basket being silent-auctioned off in July. And I’m fixing to bid on that bad boy.

What kind of auction can you have in a library? Silent, of course!

Did you know that the Friends have been holding a monthly silent auction offering a must-have item that either you will enjoy or that would make a great gift?

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Go-o-o-o-o-ly! How in tarnation did I miss that? Well, sure as shootin’ I know now, an’ I’m goin’ ta hoof on down ta the library…if Sarge lets me. Hey! Maybe Sarge’ll want ta go? Go-o-o-o-o-ly! That’d sure be swell.

Each month we have a new treasure for you to bid on. ALL proceeds support the Ridgefield Library Building Fund and other programs and services provided by the library.

July’s item is a BBQ-er’s dream!

July basket

An Ode to BBQ: BBQ, I love you. Thinking about you makes me drool. I’m pretty sure I need more tools. BBQ, I love you.

It’s a basket filled with everything you’ll need for your next BBQ adventure:

a chef’s apron,
1001 Best Grilling Recipes,
veggie grilling pan,
wire brush,
BBQ kitchen towel,
shish kabob skewers,
chef’s mitt,
Micro Brew BBQ sauce,
small American flag,
2 hot dog baskets, and
a large reed basket.

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WOW! How do I get in on this action?

EASY! Come to the Ridgefield Community Library (where you can look at the basket) and use the bid sheet to leave your name and a bid. The auction ends the last day of July at closing time for the library. The highest bidder wins. If it’s you, you will be contacted to come to pick up your treasure.

You may bid as many times as you wish, so remember to keep checking the bid sheet throughout the month. I bet you’re not the only one who loves BBQ-ing!

Questions? Contact Kathy Winters at 360-887-2160 or kathywinters179@gmail.com

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As always, thank you for your support of the Ridgefield Community Library. Only YOU can help a new library happen. Well, you and lots of others like you. Hey, I’m just a poster bear, and “they” make me say stuff that isn’t always logical but has an important message nonetheless. 

Just in time for BBQ season!

Actually, we're having a silent auction. Hopefully YOU are having a cookout and need our first item up for bidding.

Actually, we’re having a silent auction. Hopefully, YOU are having a cookout and need our first item up for bidding.

As you know, the Friends of the Ridgefield Library are actively raising money to help fund a new library in Ridgefield. We are starting a silent auction of items that have been donated to the library. See the items via photos here or in the library.

You have to go to the library to leave your bid, so don’t wait if you see something you want!

Auctions will last four weeks unless someone agrees to buy the item at the “Guaranteed Purchase Price.”

Every time a new item comes up, we will post it here!

The item can be picked up from the library immediately after the close of the auction.

The first item in this fundraiser: 6 bags of Kingsford Original Charcoal. Each bag weighs 7.7 lb, for a total of approx. 45 lb. Estimated retail price $6.50/bag, or about $39.00.

Think of all the yummy food you can cook with this stuff!

Think of all the yummy food you can cook with this hot stuff!

Guaranteed purchase price of $30.00

Come into the library now to place your bid!

If you have questions about this item or if you have an item you think might be appropriate for a silent auction in the future, contact Tevis (360-887-3879 or tlaspa@pacifier.com).

The Friends of the Ridgefield Library are SO excited about how supportive everyone in the community is when it comes to helping to build a new, bigger, better library!

The Friends of the Ridgefield Library are SO excited about how supportive everyone in the community is when it comes to helping to build a new, bigger, better library! We think you’re great!