Bucks for Books Donations

2017 Annual "Bucks for Books"
Dinner and Auction


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


Donations for this year’s auction:




Crowning Touch Salon – $50 gift card


Johnny’s Bar & Steakhouse and Kyma Seafood Grill – Two $25 gift cards


Mizdail, Barbara, Reinholds – Large beige and blue scarf, made in India


Mizdail, Barbara, Reinholds – Carol & Co. brown wool shawl with ruffle trim.  Made in Italy


Mizdail, Barbara, Reinholds – Lady’s Triton leather wallet with reversible weave in blue and gray


Philippopoulos, George, Reinholds – Basket of assorted craft beers for beer lovers!


Your Appearance Styling Salon, Lancaster – $50 gift card


Zimmerman, Connie, New Cumberland – 29.5″ x 15.5″ original painting of ocean waves



Graybill, Dwight & Angela, Denver – Dinner for 6 in their fabulous custom outdoor summer kitchen


Voler, John & Melissa, Reinholds – Pink and green basket with photo album, picture frame, and lamp in “Mermaid at Heart” storage bin


Voler, John & Melissa, Reinholds – Black and hot pink girl’s basket with desk accessories, jewelry box, “I woke up like this” mug, peace sign and “Hit Snooze” pillow





Friend of the Library – Fall party basket – includes 2 table covers, 4 packs of plates, 2 packs of napkins, cups, 3 packs of knives/forks/spoons, and a candle in a woven basket


Friend of the Library – Black metal washer basket


Friend of the Library and Muddy Creek Soap Co. – Basket with sage & lavender whipped sugar scrub, body butter, fizzy bath bomb and room freshener


Krick, Traci, Denver – Multi-colored hand-knitted afghan


Krick, Traci, Denver – Robin egg blue hand-knitted poncho, which won 1st prize at the Denver Fair


Martin, Lewis & Esther, Reinholds – Coffee Basket filled with 2 bags of Equal Exchange coffee, 2 mugs, cookies, chocolate sticks, scone mix, coffee candy, and dark chocolate covered coffee beans


Martin, Lewis & Esther, Reinholds – Wine Basket filled with a bottle of Robert Mondavi Pinot Noir, a bottle of Rodney Strong Zinfandel, 4 wine glasses, glass markers, 2 wooden signs, wooden board, stopper, crackers, bread stix, pickles, olives, and a $25 gift card to “Say Cheese”


Martin, Lewis & Esther, Reinholds – Spaghetti Basket filled with pasta bowls, spaghetti, sauce, bread stix, cheese, placemats and napkins


Voler, John & Melissa, Reinholds – Leafy branch copper colored decorative bowl


Voler, John & Melissa, Reinholds – “Silver Forest” wood bowl





Senator Ryan Aument – Lunch for 4 with Senator Aument, a photo with the senator, and a personal tour of the capitol.


Voler, John & Melissa, Reinholds – Three-layer chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream frosting and dark chocolate curls.  Cake to be baked at buyer’s requested date.


Voler, John & Melissa, Reinholds – Toggle-closed topper coat with 3/4 length sleeves in royal blue, black & gray with faux black leather trim.


Weaver Markets, Adamstown – $100 gift card


Zum Anker Alley Shoppes, Lititz – Whimsical pig birdhouse; blue jay feeder; knight wine bottle cover; glass fish; glass toad; candle holder




Buck, Randy, Denver –   Wooden cabinet, 3 WWII dioramas with models; a 1950s diorama featuring a pink Cadillac (this was a blue ribbon winner at the Ephrata Fair)


Friend of the Library – $50 gift card to Salon MJM in Denver


Hawk Valley Golf Club – 4 passes, each for 18 holes of golf with cart, good anytime


Kyma Seafood Grill and Johnny’s Bar & Steakhouse – $25 gift card


Shady Maple Farm Market, East Earl – $25 gift card


Wenger, Jayne & Robert, Adamstown – PA State Farm Show winning raspberry and white chocolate angel food cake on a floral ceramic stand with a matching server.


Young, Jacqueline O. – Framed digital photograph titled “Spring Scat”





Lewis, Carol & Bud, Denver – This very realistic looking metal rooster will produce lots of conversation when displayed within any landscape.


Lewis, Carol & Bud, Denver – Beautiful floral globe that will add complimentary color or contrast to any garden.




Trigiani, Adriana, New York City – Lunch for four in New York City with Adriana Trigiani.  “Beloved by millions of readers around the world for her ‘dazzling’ novels (USA Today) Adriana Trigiani is the New York Times bestselling author of 17 books in fiction and nonfiction.  She is published in 35 countries around the world.  Adriana is also a playwright, television writer/producer and filmmaker.”  (Quoted from amazon.com).

She is also the author of the Big Stone Gap series and wrote and directed the major motion picture Big Stone Gap based on her first novel.

For more information on Adriana, please visit her website at adrianatrigiani.com.  Date and time of the luncheon to be agreed upon by Ms. Trigiani and the winning bidder.





Dengler, Judy, Adamstown – Pasta basket


Friend of the Library – Men’s straw natural western-style hat, size 7 1/2 and a men’s Dynafelt western-style hat, size 7 5/8


General Sutter Inn, Lititz – $25 gift card


Hoffert, Keith & Barb – Basket of Weaver Nut products


Zerbe, Jerry and Deb, Stevens – Tub of Uncle Jerry’s Kettle Corn



Kramer Portraits, New Jersey – Gift certificate for a Renaissance Portrait.  11″ x 14″ wall portrait on canvas, with artist enhancement to be created at the Kramer Philadelphia Studio in the Ritz-Carlton.  Up to 8 people can be included in the portrait, which is unframed.  Gift certificate is non-transferable and expires three (3) months from the date of the auction.  Reserve Bid.


Kramer Portraits, New Jersey – Gift certificate for a Little Expressions Portrait.  11″ x 14″ wall portrait on canvas of your children, with artist enhancement to be created at the Kramer Philadelphia Studio in the Ritz-Carlton.  Up to 8 children between the ages of 3 and 17 years can be included in the portrait, which is unframed.  Gift certificate is non-transferable and expires three (3) months from the date of the auction.  Reserve Bid.


Friend’s Member – Wooden bottle caddy filled with 6 craft beers.


Roseboro, Ann & Ralph, Reinholds – Enjoy a beef short rib dinner for six at the home of your hosts.  Dinner also includes appetizer, salad, seasonal vegetables, dessert and wine.


Roseboro, Ann, Reinholds – Santa cookie jar filled with homemade molasses spice cookies.


Roseboro, Ann, Reinholds – Nancy Bradley Designs, “Found Object” inspired necklace with old time piece and key.


Voler, Melissa, Reinholds – Taupe COACH handbag.


Walt Disney World – Four One-Day Park Hopper tickets.  Valid during normal operating house and provide admission to a magical one-day experience at Disney’s unique theme parks.  May not be used for admission from Dec. 25 – 31 of any year.  Expiration within two years of the date issued.





Friend of the Library – “My Very Own Gourmet Kitchen” for kids

Friend of the Library – Framed watercolor print of the Reinholds Hotel

McGaughy, Penny – Grouping of 3 Longaberger pumpkin baskets

McGaughy, Penny – Longaberger pumpkin basket with liner and protector

Harting, Margaret, Reamstown – Christmas table centerpiece with candle

Harting, Margaret, Reamstown – Decorator bird cage with candle

Ziemer, Richard and Esther, Narvon – Framed print of Native American girl and two pottery jugs

Ziemer, Richard and Esther, Narvon – Carved wood wall hanging of old sea captain by award-winning Richard (Doc) Ziemer