Friends of the Palm Springs Library Launch Online Auction

The Friends of the Palm Springs Library, established in 1971, will be hosting an online auction to celebrate 50 years of support for the Library starting Wednesday.

Back by popular demand, the Friends bring you the auction from Wednesday at 9 AM until Sunday at 6PM. The auction will be held online at

Auction items include rare books, bundled books by genre, beautiful art pieces, a few vintage items, and of course themed gift baskets. All monetary donations are used to support the Library’s important programs and services such as the Summer Reading Program, Teen Programs, Book Clubs, maintenance of the koi pond, purchase of new books, DVDs, ebooks, audiobooks, and more.

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Winning bidders can collect their items at the Palm Springs Library beginning Monday, November 15.  The Auction Administrator will contact the winners by email to schedule a convenient pick-up date and time.

About: The Friends mission is to support the Library through the purchase of books, movies, music, the visual arts, furnishings, and electronic equipment by raising funds through daily and annual book sales, special events, planned giving, annual dues, and grants. The Friends are also a registered charity with, making it possible, if selected when shopping online, for a percentage of the purchases made to go to the Friends of the Palm Springs Library! The Friends also advocate for and raise awareness about the library as the link between the Library and the community and its elected officials.  The Friends support programs that encourage reading, culture, and the arts as well as volunteer-based activities to support our greater community. To learn more about the Friends or how to become a member go to

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