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Dec. 7 last day for 'Friends of the Sallie Logan Library' silent auction

MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) -

The final day of the Friends of the Sallie Logan Public Library 12th Annual Silent Auction is Monday, Dec. 7.

There will be more than 200 items that can bid on.

Local individuals and business have donated gift certificates, themed baskets and other items for the Friends biggest fundraiser of the year.

The proceeds from the auction will help the library's large print collections, summer reading program, electronic book subscriptions and research databases as well as other special projects.

If you would like to participate you must be at least 18 years old and obtain a bid number.

The auction continues during business hours from now through Thursday from 10 to 7 and from 10 to 5 on Friday and Saturday.

The library is located at 1808 Walnut in Murphysboro, Ill.

"Hundreds of individuals support the auction by volunteering their time, making donations and by bidding on the items," said Library Director Loretta Broomfield. "This auction would not be possible without volunteer support.

Membership in the Friends of the Library is only $5 a year and anyone can join.

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