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Thank you, thank you, thank you to all Murphy Library patrons who have donated such wonderful items to the Silent Auction scheduled for August 19 and 20.

Do you have something special you want to include in our auction?  Bring it by the library and make the librarians smile.

Take a look at these:

Do you have a special friend who would like these bowls that Jeff Murphy holds? And check out the Romanian glass candlesticks on the book case. Cut glass will fit any decor.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Yes, cats are allowed to receive presents too.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

And check out this beautiful Pfaltzgraff service for 8. Anyone you know getting married soon? What a lovely wedding gift this would be.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The award-winning local crochet artist Millie Crawford donated one of her princess dolls for your special princess.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Friends’ board members Bob MacLean and Mike Moumousis did the ultimate job for the Friends’ Auction.  They picked up the Shopsmith Mark V tool system, loaded it in Mike’s truck and took it to Bob Grove Auctions.

Come to Friends of Murphy Library’s Auction this Saturday, August 7, and buy it for your favorite person.  He or she will thank you for a long time. 

The Silent Auction begins at 5 p.m., the Live Auction at 7 p.m., at Bob Grove Auctions, 7540 Highway 64, Brasstown, NC 28902, 6 miles east of Murphy, NC on “NEW” US 64.  Phone: 828-837-9200.  Free refreshments. Donations of finger food welcome.

But the Auction is for everyone —-handy or not —– want to go out to eat?  We have gift certificates to restaurants.  Want to get your hair done?  Bid on one of our beauty salon certificates. 

Friends' board members Bob MacLean and Mike Moumousis are all smiles as they survey Steve and Jane Hembree's donation of a Shopsmith Mark V tool system to Murphy Library's auction.

Longtime supporters Steve and Jane Hembree donated the Shopsmith Mark V.  The single machine contains a table saw, lathe, disc sander, vertical drill press and horizontal boring machine and fits into a two by six space. 

 

 

The auction has something for everyone.  Cooks will find cookbooks, dishes, a Carolina Crafting apron, and wear a Silva Gallery scarf while preparing trout from Andrews’s Carolina Mountain Trout. 

Still hungry?  Restaurant gift certificates include everyone from Doyle’s to Downtown Pizza, from Arby’s to Antica Roma.

Wagonmaster Adventure Ranch offers one night, Holiday Inn Express two nights. Bear Creek Mini-Golf, an outing for four.

Sue Ellen Woodford’s gift baskets coddle everyone from fishermen to coffee drinkers, with donations from Clay’s Corner, Yarn Circle, Blue Moon Elise, China Town, the Daily Grind and Wine, Calaboose Cellars, Dr. Dave Peters, and Crane Creek.

Animal, mineral or vegetable, whatever your heart’s desire, we have it.  Cash or checks accepted. Proceeds buy juvenile nonfiction at library.   Call 837-2417.

Friends of Murphy Library’s August 8, 2009, auction is at Bob Grove Auctions, 7540 Highway 64, Brasstown, NC 28902, between Murphy, NC and Hayesville. Phone: 828-837-9200.
The Silent Auction will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the Live Auction will start at 7. There is no charge and plenty of free refreshments.  Besides King Tut, there are antiques, local handcrafts including quilts and pottery, numerous Western North Carolina gift certificates , and a large group of African art and handcrafts including masks.

Friends’ pres, Nora King has another update of donations to the August 8 Auction:

Lifetime KIA, despite the automotive industry economic troubles, was as generous with its donation as last year–ten oil changes!  Thank you so much!

Here’s an update on items for the auction from Friends’ president, Nora King:

“The folks at Decker and Foster Flea Markets (junction on 129 and 64) have been very  generous to the Friends’ August 8th auction: Read the rest of this entry »


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