Cocktail Party and
Silent Auction


Sunday, June 9, 2024
5:30 to 8 pm at the Hastings Library

Standard Ticket — $40*
Library Friends’ Ticket — $30
Senior (65+) Ticket — $30
Day of the Event at Door — $50

*Pay $30 to become a Library Friend Member and qualify for the Friends Gala ticket rate.

Please click on button below to pay via PayPal
or scroll down to pay via QR Venmo

On your venmo app click the scan button on the bottom left. Or type the venmo handle @Hastings-FOL on search menu and do a private transaction. Please supply your name, email address & phone in the Venmo Comments field.  We need this info to track your registration for the Gala event. Thank you.

Please visit the Hastings Library lobby to view over 60 items up for Auction donated by a variety of Rivertowns retailers, restaurants, and service providers. 


Categories include:   

At Home              By Hand                Don’t Do It Yourself                         In Particular                       To Do



  • All items (excluding gift cards/certificates) are on view at the Library from Friday May 24 through Sunday 9 (when the fundraising Gala begins at 5:30 p.m.).
  • All bidding is in person at the Library.
  • Winners will be announced at the Gala, but do not have to attend the event to claim their goods.
  • We accept cash, check or Venmo.
  • All proceeds benefit the Library, going towards the Friends-supported programs, materials, and upgrades that serve and enrich our community.
  • The suggested starting bid is 50% of the listed value.