Bucks for Books Donations

11th Annual "Bucks for Books"
Dinner and Auction



Some of the Friends with just a few of the wonderful items donated for this year’s action.


Donations for this year’s auction:


Lyba, Penny & Heather – Crocheted baby blanket and matching hooded baby sweater



Foulkrod, Sally, Jamison – Lady’s hand-painted long jacket, maroon/plum, one size fits all



Grote, Scott, Mohnton – NPR Lover’s Dream – Enjoy a weekday morning private studio tour by Morning Edition host Jennifer Lynn at the WHYY studios in Philadelphia.  The tour will be followed by a short walk to neighboring Chinatown for a Vietnamese/Thai lunch.  See where and how some of your favorite NPR radio programs and produced and recorded.  See the newsroom where stories are brought together for broadcast on the airways and web.  You just might get a chance to meet some of the people who bring these stories to you!  Date and time must be confirmed 2 weeks in advance.



Bernstel, Mary, Adamstown – Black bead necklace

Dairy Queen, Ephrata – Gift certificate for an 8″ ice cream cake and gift certificate for an 8″ Blizzard cake

McComb, Betty, Garnwood, NJ – 2 pairs of embroidered pillowcases



Ace Hardware, Ephrata – Outdoor thermometer

Applebee’s – 4 $10 gift certificates

Bright’s Restaurant,  Ephrata – Certificate for breakfast for two

Dutch Wonderland, Lancaster – Two admission tickets valid during the 2016 winter season

Heston, Jim & Veronica, Denver – Basket of German items

Kountry Korner – Two $25 gift certificates

Pancake Farm, Ephrata – $20 gift certificate

Udder Choice, Ephrata – $25 gift certificate

Wild Wings ‘n Things, Ephrata – Certificate for a muffalotta sandwich

Yawornitsky, Ann, Sinking Spring – Several Philadelphia Phillies items including:  2008 World Series commemorative plaque, some autographed photos, 2 autographed baseballs, pennant from the 1997 Inaugural Interleague series, Phillies lamp, bobbleheads, and more.



Brenda & Friends Tours, Stevens – $50 gift certificate towards any bus tour – no expiration date

Kool Dri Rainwear, Reinholds – Rain suite, XL.  Exchangeable for your size



Bernstel, Mary, Adamstown – Autumn bead necklace made by Mary

Cutts, Patty, Denver – Cardinal theme wall hanging quilted by Patty

Fulton Theatre, Lancaster – Two tickets to “Always…Patsy Cline” valid 4/18/2017 – 5/21/2017

Heaney, Sharon, Shillington – Two framed Christmas pictures made by Sharon

Heston, Jim & Veronica, Denver – $50 gift certificate to POUR restaurant in Lancaster

Nichol, Judy, Denver – Serendipity Circleware 56 oz wine decanter

Nichol, Judy, Denver – Garden tool tote

Storb, Michele Chaballa, Ephrata – Lovely hand knitted scarf in shades of gray, black, silver, and gold

Storb, Michele Chaballa, Ephrata – Handmade mittens made from sweaters

Tomlinson, Linda, West Lawn – White ceramic snack container filled with homemade cookies

Tomlinson, Linda, West Lawn – “A is for Apples” basket complete with apple products



Harting, Margaret, Reamstown – Red ceramic container filled with home baked cookies



Cocalico Creek, Stevens – Large black lantern with candle

Early Pine, Denver – John Deere Farm scene throw blanket

Foltz Pottery, Denver – Signed blue bowl

Friend of the Adamstown Area Library – Box of Godiva chocolates

Hartranft, Erla, Reinholds – Hand-knitted tan vest sweater

Noel, Barbara, Denver – Large beach theme decorator plate with stand

Olde Lincoln House Restaurant, Ephrata – $25.00 gift card

Reading Royals, Reading – Gift certificate for 4 Silver Zone seats to any 2016-2017 Reading Royals regular season home game

Winning Touch Nursery, Stevens – Gift certificate for 5 bags of mulch

Wullert, Chris & Steve, Mohnton – Two frames with landscape photographs and a “Celebration” wine glass



Second Street Thrift Store, Denver and Bowmansville – $25 gift card



A Friend of the Library – Treat your family or friends to a fantastic movie night with this basket containing lots of popcorn and snacks, a brown throw, and gift cards for 4 tickets each at:  IMAX Penn Cinema, Penn Cinema standard theater, Fox Berkshire, and Ephrata Main.  What a great way to spend those chilly winter weekends with the kids or friends.



Arment, Mitchell, Denver – Deep dish caramel apple pie topped with shortbread and caramel.

Friend of the Adamstown Area Library – 30″ x 26″ framed Thomas Kincaid print, “Home is Where the Heart Is” Library edition

Fruit-tastic, Denver – Fresh fruit

Green Lawn Garage, Denver – $50 basket sponsor of black & white tote filled with 2 bath towels, hand towel, dish towel, candle, linen spray and laundry room sign

Hain, Donald, Denver – Shaker style “Cloister” birdhouse handmade by Mr. Hain

Heston, Jim, Denver – Several items of Philadelphia Phillies memorabilia including 3 commemorative pennants, Mike Schmidt and Steve Carlton collections, 2008 World Champions T-Shirt and Postal Service First Date of Issue and “For Phillies Fans Only” hardcover book.

Maier, Larry & Joy, Reinholds – Framed autumn oil painting 31.5″ x 42″

Mizdail, Barbara, Reinholds – Beautiful designer floral arrangement in a basket

Roseboro, Ann, Reinholds – Mikasa black steel 2-tier basket to be filled with fruit from Fruit-tastic of Denver

Shelly, Elvin & Linda, Denver – Handcrafted corkboard made from a printer’s tray and wine corks

Wetherhold, Mike & Donna, Adamstown – Certificate for a German dinner for up to 6 guests at the Wetherhold’s home.  The evening will include wine, appetizers, sauerbraten, red cabbage, spaetzle and apple strudel



Grill, Greg &  Cindy, Adamstown – Dessert basket with coffee, tea, sweets, and an antique German dessert set

Hoffert, Barb & Keith, Denver  – Basket of tasty snacks from Weaver Nut Company

Pompeii Street Soap Company – Autumn basket with scents of the season products



Walt Disney World Co. – Four One-Day Park Hopper passes, valid through 9/17/2018, at the Walt Disney World Resort in Central Florida during normal operating hours.  These passes provide admission to the Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom.



Stauffers of Kissel Hill – $20 Gift card

Ziemer, Esther and Dick, Narvon – Basket of PA Dutch sweet and sour items

Ziemer, Esther and Dick, Narvon – “Sunny Side Up” basket of breakfast bounty items and a $5 Weaver’s gift card



Bujno Pottery, Adamstown – Handmade stoneware pottery crock

Cartridge World, Ephrata – 2$10 gift certificates

Crowning Touch Styling Salon, Lancaster – $50 gift certificate

Denver Lions Club, Denver – 6 quarts of their delicious chicken corn rivel soup

Eby’s Oil, Inc., New Holland – 100 gallons of home heating oil or farm dyed diesel.  Delivery only in 10-mile radius of Eby Oil at 425 White Oak Road, New Holland,  Must be used by April 15, 2017.

Extra Olives Gifts, Ephrata – Lovely basket with a candle, fireplace mat, pashmina scarf, notecards, hot chocolate mixes and a$10 gift certificate

Good, Elsie – Stunning and unusual pottery bowl crafted by Elsie Good

Hyrb, Marj & Tom, Reinholds – Delicious gourmet prime rib dinner for 8 at their home.

Martin, Lewis & Esther, Reinholds – A one-week stay at their Sarasota, Florida, vacation home.  Minutes from Lido Beach, Siesta Key and Turtle Beach.  Many great golf courses nearby.  The home sleeps 6, linens provided, winning bidder pays $50 cleaning fee.  Note:  There is a reserve bid on this fabulous vacation.

Philippopoulos, George, Reinholds – A basket containing a selection of 8 different craft beers

Plum Pudding Antiques, Etc., Adamstown – $25 gift certificate

Sandy’s Cake and Pastry Shoppe, Stevens – Beautiful and delicious autumn-themed decorated 9-inch cake

Thren, Kathy, Adamstown Area Library – Purple hand-blown glass pitcher

Thren, Kathy, Adamstown Area Library – Two framed still-life prints of pears

Tiffany’s Bridal Boutique, Stevens – $100 gift certificate

Village Sweet Shoppe, Adamstown – $20 gift certificate

Your Appearance Styling Salon, Lancaster – $50 gift certificate



Senator Ryan Aument, Harrisburg – Personal tour of the PA State Capitol, photo and lunch with the Senator, for 4 people

Krick, Traci, Denver – Blue and white 36″ x 46″ knitted lap robe or baby blanket.  This item won 1st prize at the Denver fair.

Voler, Melissa, Reinholds – Light brown knitted hat and scarf set with decorative charcoal feather



Salon Art-Tiff, Ephrata – Gift bag of 3 hair products



Custom Drapery Workroom – 2 sets of 3 coordinated custom-made throw pillows

General Sutter Inn and Bull’s Head Pub, Lititz – $20 gift card

Harting, Margaret, Reamstown – Beautiful large pocketwatch design metal lantern with bird motif

Harting, Margaret, Reamstown – Parrot Fish Fantasy Fest scarf hand-knitted by Margaret

Harting, Margaret, Reamstown – 2 hand-crafted pumpkins made from suit fabric

Heaney, Sharon,  Shillington – Folk art Santa painted on wood

Heaney, Sharon, Shillington – Wood base made to showcase, by candlelight, an antique nature slide.  Created by artist Evan West.

Reading Fightin’ Phils, Reading – Voucher for 6 2017 season general admission tickets and certificate to throw out the first ceremonial pitch.



Boynton, Raymond, Denver – Several beautiful handmade wood items

Boynton, Raymond, Denver & a friend of the library – Bottle of Bernard Defaix Bourgogne wine, 4 wine glasses and a handmade wooden wine and glass rack, 2 handmade wooden napkin rings and napkins

Burger King – 5 Whopper gift cards, 5 french fry gift cards, 5 soft serve cone gift cards

CK Grill & BBQ, Denver – $10 gift card

Diamond Nails, Ephrata – 3 $12 gift certificates

Foxchase Golf Club, Stevens – Certificate for 2 greens fees (Mon-Wed) with purchase of a $15 cart per player)

Gallimaufry, Stoudtburg Village – Beautiful holiday wreath

Georgelis Orthodontics, P.C., Lancaster – $50 gift basket sponsorship

Giant Food Stores, Ephrata – $25 gift card

Kyma/Johnny’s Steak House, Stevens – $25 gift card

Nail Saavy, Ephrata – $22 gift certificate

Red Lobster, Wyomissing – 2 $10 gift cards

Reinecker, Joan, Denver – Hand-crocheted baby shawl and basket of small kitchen utensils and tote

Roseboro, Ann & Ralph, Reinholds – Lasagna dinner for 6 at their home

Voler, John and Melissa, Reinholds – Poolside dinner with cocktails for 6 people

Voler, John & Melissa, Reinholds – Chocolate layer cake with chocolate buttercream frosting and dark chocolate curls on a glass cake stand

Weaver Markets, Adamstown – $100 gift card

Weaver’s Store, Fivepointville – 16-piece T-Fal cookware set, 2.5 gallon gasoline container, child’s John Deere tractor, air purifier light bulb, 2 Super Spritzer flow restrictors, selection of  Stanley tools

Webber, Jane,  Stevens – Peridot, white topaz and pearl necklace on sterling silver

Wenger, Jayne and Robert, Reinholds – Lemon angel food cake on a vintage glass cake stand.  This cake has won multiple 1st place ribbons at county fairs


Zum Anker Alley Shoppes, Lititz – Two glow-in-the-dark metal ornamental garden stakes – (1) radiant sun face with decorative green marble accents, (2) white speckled globe centered within decorative green marble accents.


Chef Tim’s Table at the Crowne Plaza, Reading – Dinner for 6 at Chef Tim’s Table in the heart of the restaurant.  Your experience includes a 6-course meal paired with the chef’s selection of wine.  Expires 7/30/17

Disney World – Four One-Day Park Hopper tickets

EMJ Pilates – 2 private Pilates sessions, expires 11/12/17

Evergreen Diner, Ephrata – $10 gift certificate

Hawk Valley Golf Club – 4 gift cards, each for 18 holes with cart weekdays or weekends after 3:00

Lewis, Bud & Carol – Beautiful 4 foot high metal crane sculpture

Lily’s on Main, Ephrata – $25 gift card

Park Place Diner & Restaurant, Denver – $25 gift card

Reinecker, Joan – Bird feeder or candle holder hand made from plates, goblet, vase, bowl, marbles and stone.  Truly a unique piece.

Shady Maple Farm Market – $25 gift card

Village Haus at Stoudburg Village – 2 $10, 2 $15, and 2 $20 gift certificates.  Expire 11/12/17