Welcome to the second Community Bookends Auction! Thank you to the artists, volunteers and community partners who have designed a variety of bookends that suit any and all styles.

Please bid high and bid often as you support Literacy Rochester.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. And thank you for your support!

Auction Item Value Time Left Current Bid
TulipsExpired
50.00 by Cathy Z
BlocksExpired
40.00 by Enter your bidding nickname
Fairy GardenExpired
45.00 by Martin
Under the Sea (contributed by Laths and Letters)Expired
45.00 by CGR6
Reading by MoonlightExpired
55.00 by JustinTimberlake
Virtual Office Backdrop (contributed by the Rochester Regional Library Council)Expired
40.00 by Laura
Village in SaigonExpired
40.00 by Terance
IllusionExpired
200.00 by Ladilira
#LiteracyMattersExpired
50.00 by Tina
Dino LandExpired
45.00 by Cathy
Words of InspirationExpired
40.00 by jcs
May the Force Be with YouExpired
60.00 by Dwyman
DogsExpired
50.00 by Dog Lovet
Blooming Bookends (contributed by Assemblymember Jennifer Lunsford)Expired
50.00 by Rick
Girl PowerExpired
40.00 by GR8TIE
For the Film Buff (contributed by The Little Theatre)Expired
45.00 by Eileen
Directions (contributed by the United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes)Expired
40.00 by Sara
Stuart Little and Jaws (contributed by the United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes)Expired
40.00 by George
In Honor of Ruth Bader GinsburgExpired
80.00 by Cathy Z
Reading Pals (contributed by the United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes)Expired
55.00 by Elsa
The Secret GardenExpired
40.00 by Jordan
Ocean ViewExpired
40.00 by Sue
The Lion, the Witch, and the WardrobeExpired
40.00 by Kay
Rochester's Favorite Baseball Team (contribute by the Rochester Red Wings)Expired
40.00 by Jordan
Read, Learn, Grow! (contributed by the United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes)Expired
40.00 by AKCinVT
Books and ButterfliesExpired
65.00 by Cathy Z
The Flower City (contributed by Senator Samra Brouk)Expired
45.00 by Keegan
A Picture's Worth a Thousand WordsExpired
55.00 by aa
Stay ClassyExpired
60.00 by Cathy Z
BookwormExpired
40.00 by Sue
Custom Corn Hole Set$275.00Expired
275.00 by CAV

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Current Bid:
50.00
by Cathy Z

Tulips

Tulips are a bit like reading: they're good in the sun or the shade, thrive in a cold winter, and can be started fresh or left to flower again. This pair of bookends is perfect for keeping track of your progress throughout the year.

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40.00
by Enter your bidding nickname

Blocks

Literacy builds a foundation for other life skills, so it is entirely appropriate that the first exposure for many children are the classic building blocks with the letters of the alphabet.

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45.00
by Martin

Fairy Garden

 Invite some tiny, magical visitors to visit your library.

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45.00
by CGR6

Under the Sea (contributed by Laths and Letters)

Crafted with chalk paint by Lath and Letters in Canandaigua, this set of bookends features tie-dyed florals and teal stripes.

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55.00
by JustinTimberlake

Reading by Moonlight

Hand-painted rainbow reflections set the scene for a cozy night of reading.

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40.00
by Laura

Virtual Office Backdrop (contributed by the Rochester Regional Library Council)

Add a few of your favorite books between these literary greats and your Zoom meeting background is complete.

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40.00
by Terance

Village in Saigon

This lakeside, hideaway hut will have you fishing for your next big read.

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200.00
by Ladilira

Illusion

A delightfully hypnotizing pair of bookends.

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50.00
by Tina

#LiteracyMatters

This pair of bookends explains the importance of reading to children, in their own words.

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45.00
by Cathy

Dino Land

Add these Jurassic-style bookends to your shelf, featuring a Stegosaurus and T-Rex.

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40.00
by jcs

Words of Inspiration

Encourage a child in your life with these motivational bookends.

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Current Bid:
60.00
by Dwyman

May the Force Be with You

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...Darth Vader, a Stormtrooper, C-3PO, Luke Skywalker and Grogu held up your books.

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50.00
by Dog Lovet

Dogs

These stately pups will complement your leather-bound book collection nicely.

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Current Bid:
50.00
by Rick

Blooming Bookends (contributed by Assemblymember Jennifer Lunsford)

Bookends spring to life with the birds and the bees, and the flowers and the trees... This set was contributed by Assemblymember Jennifer Lunsford.

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Current Bid:
40.00
by GR8TIE

Girl Power

Some of the strong female characters depicted include: Professor Minerva McGonagall, Piggie, Amari Peters, Matilda Wormwood, Ramona Ortega, Jo March, Nancy Drew and Celie.

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45.00
by Eileen

For the Film Buff (contributed by The Little Theatre)

 Where your passion for film and books will collide. Made by Matt and Adam at The Little Theatre.

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Current Bid:
40.00
by Sara

Directions (contributed by the United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes)

 Oh, the places you'll go when you bid on these bookends!

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40.00
by George

Stuart Little and Jaws (contributed by the United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes)

Your reading adventures start with this charming mouse and killer shark.

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80.00
by Cathy Z

In Honor of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

 Never underestimate the power of a girl with a book.

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55.00
by Elsa

Reading Pals (contributed by the United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes)

Reading friends, Dragon and Hedgehog, are reminiscent of literary duos like Frog and Toad or Pooh and Piglet.

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Current Bid:
40.00
by Jordan

The Secret Garden

 "If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden." Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden

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40.00
by Sue

Ocean View

A perfect spot for your favorite beach reads!

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40.00
by Kay

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Step through into a magical world.

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40.00
by Jordan

Rochester's Favorite Baseball Team (contribute by the Rochester Red Wings)

Take me out to the ballgame - but if you don't, I'll stay home and read! Bookends designed and contributed by the Rochester Red Wings.

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40.00
by AKCinVT

Read, Learn, Grow! (contributed by the United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes)

This (real) succulent and (fake) unicorn are sure to brighten up a children's bedroom.

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65.00
by Cathy Z

Books and Butterflies

These hand-painted butterfly bushes attract beautiful monarchs and voracious readers.

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45.00
by Keegan

The Flower City (contributed by Senator Samra Brouk)

With Rochester's popular flowers and silhouette of downtown, these bookends will bring the Lilac Festival to your bookshelf. Contributed by New York State Senator Samra Brouk

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55.00
by aa

A Picture's Worth a Thousand Words

 When we read, we are able to travel to many places, meet many people and understand the world. - Nelson Mandela

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60.00
by Cathy Z

Stay Classy

Sleek and simple - perfect for your home office or den!

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40.00
by Sue

Bookworm

 Handcrafted by Glenn Graver, this bookworm may remind you of a character in a Richard Scarry story.

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Current Bid:
275.00
by CAV

Custom Corn Hole Set

 Flour City Craft Company has generously donated a corn hole set that the winner will be able to custom design.

 

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Contact Us

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Community Bookends 2022 at Office@LiteracyRochester.org.