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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 13, 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.

 

Donating to the library

Click the button below to make a donation directly to the library, without bidding on a service.

Your charitable, tax-deductible contribution will help the library in its mission to offer services and resources for the personal enrichment, enjoyment and educational needs of the Livingston Manor community.

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

Bouquet

Custom-designed Bouquet

Service Provider: Ann Manby, Owner of Sugar Blossom Flowers

Details: Fresh, locally grown flowers in season

Value: $30.00

Minimum bid: $22.00

Throw Pillows

             

Custom-Made Decorator Throw Pillows

Service Provider: Yolanda Aponte of Yolanda Custom Interiors

Details: Two pillows, maximum size 22" x 22", fabric choice based on preference  

Value: $150.00

Minimum bid: $75.00

CLICK HERE TO BID

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

FOOD

Homemade Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

Details: Moist, yummy 2-layer carrot cake with cream cheese frosting and chopped walnuts

Made for you by Val Taggart

Value: $15.00

Minimum Bid: $12.00

Bidding: $15.00....$20.00....$21.00....$24.00...$25.00

Dessert with Wine

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 

Green Cleaning and Great Cuisine

 

Green Cleaning and Great Cuisine

Service Provider: Tammy Nettleton, Owner

Let Tammy help you get ready for guests! A day of house cleaning and meal preparation. Organic based cleaning and a local, organic meal, prepared by Tammy Nettleton. Tammy has been cooking with organic ingredients for over 15 years, including cooking for The Well School and the Apple Hill Music Camp, both in NH.

Many different meal options offered or you create the menu. Food not included in price.

Details: 4-5 hours

Value: $100.00

Minimum Bid: $75.00

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

Value: $10.00

Minimum Bid: $8.00

Bidding: $15.00....

CLICK HERE TO BID

Main Street Farm Lunch

Main Street Farm Lunch

Service Provider: Jon Westergreen, Owner

Value: $20.00

Minimum Bid: $14.00

Bidding: $15.00....

Dinner at Madison's

Dinner of Your Choice from  Madison's Main Street Stand

Service Providers: Sarah and Kirk Madison, Owners

Value: Up to $20.00

Minimum Bid: $14.00

Bidding: $20.00....

FOR CHILDREN

Tumbling Class

                     

Tumbling Class

Rolls, cartwheels, headstands, handstands, round-offs and more!

Service Providers: Peggy Johansen and Kenya Mitchell

Details: Three 1/2-hour sessions, location to be determined

Value: $36.00

Minimum bid: $20.00

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

Bidding: $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 (5th 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

GUIDED EXPERIENCES

Delaware River Float Trip

Float Trip on Delaware River

Service Provider: Evan Padua of Sweetwater Guide Service

Float fishing or nature trip for 1 or 2 people with an experienced guide

Duration: 4-hour trip

Details: Light spinning or fly fishing rod/reel available (fishing trip); light snack and beverage included (nature trip) 

Website: http://www.sweetwaterguide.com/

Value: $250.00

Minimum Bid: $185.00

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

One World Trade Center Visit

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File

One World Trade Center Visit

Rare opportunity to ride to the 44th floor of One World Trade Center, NYC, for a view of the spectacular vistas and to enjoy lunch or breakfast offered by Art Steinhauer in the Conde Nast cafe.

Service Provider: Art Steinhauer

Details: Up to 4 people, about 90 minutes, on a mutually agreed upon date Monday to Friday, before November 1, 2015. For more information on One World Trade Center see http://www.wtc.com/about/buildings/1-world-trade-center

Value: Not quantifiable, but a great deal as tickets to the observatory are $32/adult, without lunch!

Minimum Bid: $65.00

Bidding: $65.00....

CLICK HERE TO BID

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: $60.00

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

Bidding: $150....

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: Leif and Peggy Johansen

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

Bidding: $200.00....

Sharpening Lawn Mower Blades

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

Auto Service, Manor Motors

Auto Service, Manor Motors

Details: Full service including oil change

Value: $35-$45

Minimum Bid: $25.00 

Garden Tour Plus Perennials

Garden Tour Plus Perennials

Service Provider: Paul Blanton, Owner Elm Garden Design

Details: Half- hour tour of professionally designed garden plus $50 worth of perennials of your choice

Value: $65.00

Minimum Bid: $45.00

No Potato

No Potato (see One Potato, under the Parties tab)

The removal of Charlie Sanborn from your home or business for a length of time not to exceed 24 hours. This includes Charlie's refraining from whining about being evicted within earshot of said property for the duration of the eviction process (or your money back).

Details: Exclusive, once in a lifetime offer

Value: Priceless

Minimum Bid: $You name it

Bidding: $5.00....$20.00....

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

"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

Auto Service, Deckertown Motorsports #1

Auto Service 

Details: Oil change (non-synthetic oil), 23 point inspection and tire rotation

Service Provider: Deckertown Motorsports           (2 services donated)

Value: $44.95

Minimum Bid: $30.00

 

CLICK HERE TO BID

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

Bidding: $30.00....$40.00...$50.00

Knife Sharpening

Knife Sharpening

Service Provider: Ed Lundquist

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

Value: $40

Minimum Bid: $35

Yard Clean-up

Yard Clean-up

Service Provider: Jamie Weeden

Details: Five hours of raking, mowing, trimming, light chain-saw work and help with lifting heavy items. Transportation is needed if outside the hamlet of Livingston Manor. Tools, other than lawn mower, can be provided.

Value: $60

Minimum Bid: $45.00

Auto Service, Deckertown Motorsports #2

Auto Service

Details: Oil change (non-synthetic oil), 23 point inspection and tire rotation

Service Provider: Deckertown Motorsports

Value: $44.95

Minimum Bid: $30.00

 

INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES

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: $45.00

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: $40.00

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

Bidding: $25.00....

Rockin' Yoga Classes

Three Rockin' Yoga Classes

Service Provider: The Janice Center, Jeffersonville

Details: If yoga is too slow for you and Zumba is too fast, try Rockin' Yoga. Developed by Tanya Cohen, this unique class gives yoga a new, hip tempo with original routines set to classic rock music.

Value: $30.00

Minimum Bid: $21.00

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

Value: $90.00

Minimum Bid: $60.00

Bidding: $75.00....

CLICK HERE TO BID

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

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

Bidding: $40.00....

PARTIES

Beer Tasting

Beer Tasting

Beer sommelier & co-founder of Catskill Brewery, Dana A. Ball, will host a private beer tasting & informal educational talk on all things Beer. Includes sampling of current & rare beer (from his private cellar), discuss food pairing, brewing process and ingredients, as well as how to pick the most appropriate beer for the occasion, etc.

Perfect for anyone who loves beer! Limit 8 people.

Value: $160.00

Minimum Bid: $100.00

Bidding: $250.00....

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

Bidding: $30.00....

One Potato

                                                                  

One Potato (see "No Potato" under Home Improvement tab)

Charlie Sanborn will come sit on your couch with your remote, watch your T.V., drink your beer and eat your food. Charlie will bring one six-pack and chips or the equivalent.

Duration: One to four hours or as long as you can endure. Additional time may be purchased.

Value: Invaluable (to his wife, Virginia)

Minimum Bid: $You decide

 

Jewelry Making Party

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Jewelry-making Party

Service ProviderBeth Sosin, Owner of bjewels

It’s a jewelry party for you and 3 friends.  But you’re making the goods!  Beth Sosin, jewelry designer, will teach you and your friends how to do wire wrapping, stringing or any other idea mutually agreed upon.   

Details: Beads and other supplies not included

Duration: Two hours

Value: $70

Minimum Bid: $40

CLICK HERE TO BID

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

Bidding: $200.00....

PERSONAL SERVICES

Thank you!

                                    

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2015 Services Auction. The auction was a  success thanks to the generous contributors who offer to give of their time to share their talents with neighbors, friends and strangers, who in turn support library programs and resources with their bids.                                                                                                    

                                          

Haircut by Helen

 

Haircut by Helen

Service Provider: Helen's Barbershop, 3 Main Street, Waterwheel Junction

Value: $11.00

Minimum Bid: $8.00

Bidding: $8.00....

Stress Management Techniques

Stress Management Techniques

Service Provider: Rita Wolpert

Deep Relaxation, Mindfulness Meditation, Cognitive Restructuring

Duration: 45 minutes

Detail: Livingston Manor

Value: $45

Minimum 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

CLICK HERE TO BID

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: $20.00

Bidding: $20.00....