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Donations being sought for Albany library's silent auction
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ALBANY - Albertson Memorial Library in Albany is preparing for its 10th Annual Fall Silent Auction, held between Saturday and Oct. 7.

The auction raises funds to support, maintain and update technology related to computers, wireless internet, copying/scanning services and digital subscription services such as e-books and e-magazines.

The library accepts donations of items, gift cards or prepared auction baskets. Past basket themes have included beauty products, seasonal or local foods, artwork, fall decor, baby toys and necessities, activity baskets for children, baking essentials, book/movie combinations and other specialty items and gift certificates from local and regional businesses. Donations may be made by businesses, organizations, groups or individuals.

Donations can be mailed or dropped off at 200 N. Water St., Albany, 53502, or by contacting the library at 608-862-3491 or to request a pick-up.

Baskets may be viewed and bid on starting Saturday and ending on Oct. 7.