B2BBB Silent Auction: Services

Silent Auction at libraryThe Hyde Park community comprises members offering different services.  Three library Friends have stepped forward to offer educational, fitness, and research help in our silent auction:

Do you know a child who might need tutoring?  Christine Mandell of West Roxbury is a math tutor as well as a certified reading specialist and violin teacher of the Suzuki method.  The winning bidder will have a choice of:

  • 3 60-minute reading sessions for a child aged 4+ reading below grade 2 level; OR
  • 3 45-minute math sessions for a child aged 5-7 in grade K or 1 who is below grade level; OR
  • 3 30-minute violin sessions for a child aged 9+ or for an absolute beginner adult.

Please consult the description HERE for full terms and information about Christine’s services before bidding.  This offering is ITEM #1.   [Value: $105/Reserve: $20]

YMCATo keep the whole family fit and healthy, the Hyde Park YMCA is offering a 3-month membership.  This family membership gives full access to the Y’s newly renovated facility on River Street near Logan Square.  This offering is ITEM #2.  [Value: $265/Reserve: $50]

GenealogyA popular question these days is, “Who do you think you are?”  Hyde Park resident Alice Kane is a professional genealogist and is offering 6 hours of genealogical research to help the winning bidder find out.  While a fully complete genealogical project is not guaranteed, the time available for bid is appropriate for tracing 2-3 generations of one family or for answering a specific question about an individual or single family.  Please consult the description HERE for full terms and information about Alice’s services before bidding.  This offering is ITEM #3.  [Value: $300/Reserve: $150]

For pre-event registration as an absentee bidder, please send an email message containing your name, address, and telephone, AND the item description and number, and your min./max. bid amounts to Silent Auction Email.  A confirmation email will be sent with a unique bidder number which will be used during the auction at the Back2Basics Bookmark Ball, April 30, 2011.

Remember, all proceeds of this silent auction and the Bookmark Ball will benefit the Friends’ summer concert series and other musical art performances throughout the year at the branch library.  These performances are open to the public of all ages and are free admission.

Good luck, bidders!