Habersham Libraries’ silent auction open through December 11th

One of the items up for auction is this landscape by John Kollock. (Photos provided by the Habersham County Libraries.)

The Habersham County Libraries’ silent auction is under way at both the Cornelia and the Clarkesville branches. Each branch has a variety of items on display, mostly things that are art-related.

To participate, visit the libraries and place a bid on the items that interest you. Bid sheets with photos corresponding to each item are on display nearby.

A variety of items are available, such as this painting by artist Sarah Samsel, this handmade bear gourd, a painted bull skull. (Photos provided by the Habersham County libraries.)

The auction will run through December 11. The libraries’ goal is to raise $500 at each library. All funds raised stay in the local budgets. Annual fundraising is a part of the libraries’ annual budget.

The Cornelia Library branch is located at 301 North Main Street in Cornelia and is open Monday and Tuesday from 9 am-6 pm, Wednesday and Friday from 9 am-5 pm, and Thursday from 9 am-7 pm.

The Clarkesville Library branch is located at 178 East Green Street in Clarkesville and is open Monday through Thursday from 10 am-6 pm, Friday from 10 am-5 pm, and Saturday from10 am-2 pm.

Note that both libraries are following CDC COVID-19 requirements and encourage both mask wearing and social distancing while inside the library buildings.

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