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Welcome to the online portion of our SERVICES AUCTION!

Browse through the online services by clicking on the green tabs near the top of the page.

To bid on a service click the raised hand on any page. A form will open in a new window. Select the service(s) of your choice, record your bid, and fill in your contact information. Bids will be posted regularly during library hours. Please note that your bid must be higher than the minimum and any posted bids and must be in whole dollar amounts.

The highest bids will be carried over to the live silent auction at the Catskill Art Society on Saturday, June 11, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Winners will be notified after 3:00 p.m. Stop by, watch the Trout Parade and check on your bids! For more information call the library at 845-439-5440.

 

CUSTOM MADE

Calligraphy

   

Calligraphy or hand lettering on a poster, sign or document

Service Provider: Rose Brown

Details: up to 4 lines

Minimum Bid: $20.00

Computer Tech Support

   

Computer Support - fixing what ails it...

Service Provider: Avi Burstein Computer Support, LLC.

Details: Patron of the books, Avi Burstein, is offering one hour of IT support for your ailing computer!

Value: $75

Minimum Bid: $35

Hand Sewing

 

Hand Sewing

Service Provider: Rose Brown

Hand mending or hemming any article of clothing; choose one of my fabrics for a patch, if appropriate. Can include simple embroidery.

Minimum bid: $20.00

CLICK HERE TO BID

Quilted Runner

 

Quilted Runner

Service Provider: Dina Johnson

Details:  Beautiful handmade quilted runner by Dina Johnson!

Value: $75

Minimum bid: $30

FOOD

Cookies! Neiman Marcus Recipe!

Neiman Marcus Secret Cookie Recipe + 6 DOZEN Cookies

Details: Approximately 6 DOZEN delicious chocolate chip cookies made from the "secret" Neiman Marcus recipe archives -- plus a copy of the recipe! The recipe includes ground oatmeal, shaved chocolate, chocolate chips and walnuts! A perfect addition for dessert at your next get together!  

Provided by Val Taggart

Value: $50

Minimum Bid: $20

BID: $30.00...

Chocolate Chip Bar Cookies

3 DOZEN Chocolate Chip Bar Cookies

Service Provider: ​Carol Diescher

Enjoy delicious homemade chocolate chip bar cookies made by Carol! Would make an excellent hostess gift!

Minimum bid: $15.00

BID: $25.00...

Chocolate Chip and Walnut Cookies

Feeling a bit nutty?

2 DOZEN Chocolate Chip and Walnut Cookies  

Baked  by: Debra Feinberg

Enjoy delicious chocolate chip and walnut cookies made especially for you by Debra! If you have a nut allergy or prefer plain cookies, that request can be accomodated!

Thanks, Debra!

Minimum Bid: $10.00

BID: $10.00...

Pecks Shopping

Pecks Gift Certificate

Service Provider: Pecks Market, right here in the Manor!

Details: Pecks is offering a $25 gift certificate.  

Buy local - get your groceries at Pecks!

Value: $25.00

Minimum bid:  $15

BID: $15...

Dessert with Wine or a Cordial

Dessert with Wine or a Cordial

 

Location: Rolling River Café, Gallery and Inn,  Parksville

Service Providers:      Owners Rob and Kim Rayevsky

Value: up to $20.00

Minimum Bid: $13.00 

Breakfast for Two

 

Breakfast for Two

Made for you by Dawn at Café 43 on Main Street in Livingston Manor

2 Breakfast Specials: Eggs, toast, home fries, coffee/tea, tax included

Thank you, Dawn & Co!

Value: $10.00

Minimum Bid: $6.00

CLICK HERE TO BID

Main Street Farm Lunch

Main Street Farm Lunch

Service Provider: Jon Westergreen, Owner

Enjoy a fabulous, flavor-filled lunch at Main Street Farm generously donated by Jon!

Value: $30.00

Minimum Bid: $16.00

BID: $9.00...$21.00...

Madison's Meal BOGO

Madison's Meal Buy One, Get One FREE Madison's Main Street Restaurant

Service Providers: Sarah and Kirk Madison, Owners

Enjoy a buy one, get one free meal at one of Livingston Manor's favorite -- Madison's! Thank you to Sarah & Kirk!

Value: Up to $20.00

Minimum Bid: $14.00

BID: $20.00...$40.00...

FOR CHILDREN

Stories Under the Stars

 

Stories Under the Stars

Read by:  Kristin Fowler

Description: Your new librarian will read your children bedtime stories as well as provide cookies and milk on her Parksville porch at sundown!

Up to (6) children and their parents/caregivers.

Parents/caregivers will be given wine and apps!

Great view also included!

Value: $70

Minimum Bid: $30

Swimming Lessons

                                                                                                      

Swimming Lessons

Service Provider: Chatral A'dzé

Details: Former Red Cross swimming instructor offers informal private swimming lessons in private saltwater pool for one or two family members. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Duration: Two 1-hour lessons

Value: $50.00

Minimum Bid: $25.00

 

CLICK HERE TO BID

Library Friend

 

Library Friend

Your child has a friend in the library (while you do your shopping in town)! Eddie Lundquist (6th grader) will read to and play games with a 3-6 year-old child for 1/2 hour in the library.

Details: Adult supervision included. Time to be determined.

Minimum bid: $9.00

BID: $9.00...

GUIDED EXPERIENCES

Campground Reservations

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Campground Reservations - but bring your own bear

Service Provider: Scott Conley, Roscoe Campsite Park

Enter a world surrounded by the Catskill mountains where the sparkling waters of the historic Beaverkill River filled with hungry trout are within steps of your campsite. 

Details: Enjoy a free campsite for 2 nights! Scott will provide more detail to the winning bidder! Some restrictions apply.

Value: $80.00

Minimum Bid: $40.00

Take a Hike

Take a Hike

Service Provider: Paul "Terry" Shultz

Time to get into the mountains? Hike the Catskills with an experienced hiker, up to 8 miles and/or 10 hours. Time, date and route to be arranged.

Value: $60

Minimum Bid: $40

Summer Adventure Hike

 

Summer Adventure Hike

One or two adults will join Lisa Lyons, of Morgan Outdoors, for a "Summer Adventure Hike " on the Catskill Park trail of choice within 15 miles of Livingston Manor.

From a gentle walk around a hidden pond or lake to a more challenging hike
into the hills, the choice is yours! Snack bars, reusable water bottles,
and a National Geographic Trails Illustrated Catskill Park map included.

Duration: 2-3 hours

Details: To be held on an agreed upon Tuesday or Wednesday

Value: $75.00

Minimum Bid: $50.00

Beehive Tour

Tour beehives with a local expert 

Service Provider: DJ the Beekeeper, B&D Apiaries

Details: Visit active beehives and taste the honey, a very sweet experience - for 2!

Value: $50.00 

Minimum Bid: $25.00

BID: $25.00...

CAS Membership

 

$75.00 CAS Membership   

Service provider: Catskill Art Society

Details: Immerse in the local art scene with a $75.00 membership to CAS! Enjoy events, art opening, lectures and more! Thank you, Bradley!

Value: $75.00

Minimum Bid: $25.00

CLICK HERE TO BID

Good Morning America

 

Good Morning America Visit for 2 in NYC!

Service provider: Kristin Fowler

Details: Join the GMA audience to see a live taping of the show in NYC! Package also includes a tour of the studio, control and audio rooms!  Visit must be scheduled in advance and winning bidder must have the auction pass with them when they attend the show. Winner: please see Kristin (Librarian) for the auction pass.

Value: Not sold to the public

Minimum Bid: $25

Go Fish

 

Go Fish

Service provider: Vivian Ehrlich

Details: Enjoy a canoe or rowboat on Trojan Lake. Wine and cheese for adults, snacks for children provided. But bring your own fishing rods. 

Value: Priceless

Minimum Bid: $50.00

 

 

HOME AND VEHICLE IMPROVEMENT

Furniture Refinishing

Furniture Refinishing- one item

Service Provider: Vera Farrell

Details: Refinish to natural wood color with water-resistant oil finish. Staining small dressers, wooden chairs, small tables. Can glue joints, as well. See examples of refinished chairs in the library.

Value: $100 - $400

Minimum Bid: $75.00

 

Book Collection Pick-up

                     

Book Collection Pick-up

Do you have boxes or shelves of unwanted books? Let us clean off your shelves and haul those books out to be reused or recycled.

Service Provider: Kristin Fowler & Peggy Johanson

Duration: Up to 2 hours of book boxing and loading from one or more sites within 15 miles of Livingston Manor.

Value: $35.00

Minimum Bid: $28.00

 

Lawn Mower Blade Sharpening

Sharpening Lawn Mower Blades

Service Provider: Guy Carlson

Will remove blades from riding or push mower, sharpen and replace.

Location: Guy's house in Deckertown

Value: $40.00

Minimum Bid: $28.00

Bicycle Tune-up

 

Bicycle Tune-up

Have your bicycle tuned up by local professional, Charlie Sanborn III, owner of Cinder Track Bicycles of Mountaindale.

Details: Includes brake and gear adjustment, wheel truing, hub adjustment and chain lube. Excludes cost of parts.

Value: $45.00

Minimum Bid: $32.00

BID: $32...

 

"Dump Run"

"Dump Run"

Service Provider: Les Mattis

Les will pick up your bagged trash and sorted recyclables and bring them to the Town of Rockland Transfer Station.

Details: one run; enough items to fill a Subaru Outback

Minimum Bid: $20.00

Gardener

   

Gardener in Your Garden

Service Provider: Robert Smith

Details: Beloved library patron, Robert Smith, is offering 1-hour of gardening help in Livingston Manor!

Minimum Bid: $10.00

Housecleaning

Housecleaning

Lena Lundquist and Peggy Johansen will dust, vacuum and scrub for one hour.

Details: Within 15 miles of Livingston Manor; references available.

Value: $40.00

Minimum Bid: $30.00

BIDS: $40.00...

 

Fishy Portrait for your Home

 

Original Trout Watercolor

Service Provider: Val Taggart

Details:  Original, matted, 12 x 12 watercolor by our very own Val Taggart - absolutely gorgeous! For the trout lover in you!

Value: $100.00

Minimum bid: $65.00

Knife Sharpening

Knife Sharpening

Service Provider: Ed Lundquist

Sharpen up to 10 blades (kitchen knives, garden shears, etc.). No scissors or serrated knives, please.

Highest bidder plus one more that matches the highest bid!

Value: $40

Minimum Bid: $35

INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES

Yogic Song and Instrument Instruction

Yogic Song and Instrument Instruction

Service Provider: Chatral A'dzé

An introduction to playing rolmo (wrathful cymbals), sil-nyen (peaceful cymbals), chod drum and/or singing songs from a Tibetan yogic tradition

Duration: 1 hour

Value: $60.00

Minimum Bid: $35.00

Meditation Instruction

 

Meditation Instruction

Service Provider: Chatral A'dzé

Beginning instruction and practice for silent sitting.

Details: (2) one-on-one 1-hour sessions at Willowemoc studio

Value: $50.00

Minimum Bid: $30.00

Serene Imulse Meditation

Introduction to Serene Impulse Meditation

Service Provider: Vivian Ehrlich

Details:  Class in the art of serene impulse meditation. 1 hour.

Value: $95.00

Minimum Bid: $30.00

Yoga Classes at CAS with Jane Mann

RIGHT FOOT YOGA, putting your right foot forward

Service Provider: Jane Mann

Join Jane for Yoga, all experience levels welcome, at 4:30 or 6:00  Tuesday evenings at CAS, 48 Main Street in Livingston Manor.  

Duration: Come for two classes, each 11/4 hours.

Value: $20.00

Minimum Bid: $10.00

Bootcamp or Yoga Classes

 

Your choice: Gentle Bootcamp or Classic Hatha Yoga

Service Provider: Justine's Just Breathe Yoga, Parksville

Details: Fun, low-impact exercise with a focus on strength, flexibility and range of motion. Work at your own pace. Gentle; for all ages and levels. Three 1-hour classes.

Value: $60.00

Minimum Bid: $40.00

Ballroom Dance Lessons

                                                                                                      

Ballroom Dance Lessons

Providers: Jerry and Vivian Ehrlich

Details: For beginners; 1 couple or single; 3 basic lessons. Choose one or more of the following: Waltz, Fox Trot, Rhumba, Swing, Cha Cha, Mambo, Tango (American or Argentine). Lessons will be conducted in Livingston Manor.

Duration: 3 one-hour lessons for single or couple

Value: $105.00

Minimum Bid: $60.00

Fly Fishing Instruction

Fly Fishing Instruction

Service Provider: Paul "Terry" Shultz 

Details: personal instruction; local rivers; fit for experience of student (beginner, intermediate or advanced)

Duration: 2 hours

Value: $100.00

Minimum Bid: $60.00

Ukulele Lesson

 

Ukulele Lesson

Basic finger positions and strumming patterns

Details: 1 hour; your uke or mine, location to be arranged

Service Provider: Henry Barish

Value: $25.00

Minimum Bid: $10.00

BID: $25.00...

Yiddish Instruction

Yiddish Instruction

Service Provider: Jerry and Vivian Ehrlich

Details: Yiddish is alive and well.  Explore the joys of Yiddish through words and song. 2 hours of instruction, additional time can be purchased.

Minimum bid:  $40 per person, $60 per couple.  

Highest matched six bids will be taken!

 

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Computer Tech Support

   

Computer Support - fixing what ails it...

Service Provider: Avi Burstein Computer Support, LLC.

Details: Patron of the books, Avi Burstein, is offering one hour of IT support for your ailing computer!

Value: $75

Minimum Bid: $35

Computer Tutoring

Computer Tutoring

Service Provider: Avi Burstein Computer Support, LLC

Details: One hour of personalized computer tutoring from Livingston Manor's IT guy!

Value: $65.00

Minimum Bid: $35

Swing Dance

 

West Coast Swing Dance

Service provider:  Laurie Ehrlich

Details: Come enjoy 2 beginning West Coast Swing lessons provided by Laurie Ehrlich! Dancing runs in the family - sure to be a hit! Lessons must take place between July 9th and July 23rd.

Value: $60.00

Minimum Bid: $20.00

 

Computer Help

 

Computer Help

Service Provider: Jerry Ehrlich

Get the help you need!  Set up and organize email, format documents, set up files, and/or improve web searches. Windows systems only. Willing to come to your home.

Duration: 1 hour

Value: $25.00

Minimum Bid: $18.00

PARTIES

Scavenger Hunt Party

     

Scavenger Hunt Party

Service Provider: Jan Carlson

Details: Animal themed hunt intended for 20-25 adults or adults and teens. Two or three hours. The game combines the zaniness of a road rally, the adventure of a treasure hunt and the thrill of a race against the clock. Time will fly and you will have more fun than you can imagine. Jan will help with invitations and set up and will judge the results at the after-hunt party. "I have hosted 3 hunts and they are by far the best parties I have ever thrown."

Value: $40.00

Minimum Bid: $25.00

 

Sunday with Sophocles

 

Sunday with Sophocles

Service provider: Barbara Martinson

Details: Join Barbara and Larry for a Greek play reading, audience discussion, and a flavor-filled Greek dinner for 6 or more - to be negotiated!

Value: $120

Minimum Bid: $50

 

Bowling, Pizza and Lots of Laughs

Bowling, Pizza and Lots of Laughs

Service Provider: Janice Carlson

Jan and Linda will take you bowling, work with you if you aren't a bowler, and treat you to a pizza lunch.

Details: For 1 or 2 people; Tuesdays are best, but could do another day if need be.

Duration: 2-2 1/2 hours

Value: $50.00

Minimum Bid: $30.00

BID: $30.00...

 

Stories Under the Stars

 

Stories Under the Stars

Read by:  Kristin Fowler

Description: Your new librarian will read your children bedtime stories as well as provide cookies and milk on her Parksville porch at sundown!

Up to (6) children and their parents/caregivers.

Parents/caregivers will be given wine and apps!

Great view also included!

Value: $70

Minimum Bid: $30

PERSONAL SERVICES

Manicure & Pedicure

 

Manicure & Pedicure

Service Provider:  Annie's Tips & Toes

Details:  A relaxing experience for beautiful nails and toes! Located in Roscoe. Please book in advance with the salon.

Value:  $40.00

Minimum bid:  $20.00

BID: $25...

Fashion Consultation

Fashion Consultation

Service Provider: Carolin Walton Brown of Willow & Brown

Discover your fashion style with flattering colors, shapes and fits! Carolin will come to your home to help you create a fall wardrobe that's right for you and your lifestyle. What can you combine? What needs to be weeded? What smart purchase would increase your wardrobe's versatility?

Duration: 2 hours

Details: For women only. Must be within 20 miles of Livingston Manor. Consultation will be scheduled for early Fall, 2015.

Value: $75.00

Minimum Bid: $55.00

Massage

 

Western Sullivan Massage:

A Treat for Your Body

 

Service Provider: Lucette Ostergren

Details: Treat yourself to a fabulous, one hour massage! Please schedule in advance with the Jeffersonville studio.

Value: $65

Minimum Bid: $35.00

BID: $40...$45...

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Wash, Cut and Style

 

Wash, Cut and Style

Service Provider: Viv's Cuts and Creations, 90 Main Street

Value: $27.00 gratuity included

Minimum Bid: $15.00

 

Yoga for You

Yoga for You

Service Provider: Ananda Adams

Details: Private one-on-one yoga instruction, just for you, one hour.

Value: $100

Minimum Bid: $35