Bucks for Books is returns in Adamstown

By on November 7, 2012

The Friends of the Adamstown Area Library will hold their seventh annual Bucks for Books Dinner and Auction to benefit the library Nov. 10 at Stoudt’s Black Angus Restaurant in Adamstown.

This event is the Friends’ largest fundraiser. A preview will begin at 4 p.m. followed by a dinner at 5:15. The auction, under the direction of auctioneer Art Pannebecker, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the dinner are $40. Walk-ins for the auction are welcome after 6 p.m. at no charge. There will be a cash raffle — first prize, $300; and seven prizes of $100 each. Tickets for the raffle are $2 each or three for $5. All tickets are available from any Friends board member or at the library.

Once again the event will include both a silent auction and a live auction. Bansner’s Ultimate rifles, LLC has contributed an Alpine Hunter series rifle chambered in 308. Also included is an American rifle case.

Items to be sold include four one-day Park Hopper passes to Walt Disney World in Florida, a handmade "Trip Around the world" quilt, a log cabin birdhouse and several knitted and crocheted items. Artwork of various mediums will be for sale by local artists including redware pottery by Ned Flotz and Nolde Forest Pottery. Gift certificates to local restaurants, tickets to the Reading Phillies and a birthday party at the Adamstown YMCA will be available. Also up for bid will be a poolside cocktail and appetizer party, a German-style dinner, a lasagna dinner, a prime rib dinner, an English tea for six and get-away vacations to Cape Cod and Florida. Various baskets will be up for bid including wine and cheese, Italian dinner and a Valentine lovers delight. Homemade cakes and pies will be offered.

Memberships can be purchased to the Ephrata Rec Center, Reading Public Museum and Denver Community Pool. Certificates for greens fees to several local golf courses will be available for any of the golfers in attendance. For more information, including a list of auction items and an in-depth description of the Alpine Hunter series rifle, visit freindsaalibrary.net. More BUCKS FOR BOOKS, page A10

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