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Auction Bidding Opens May 3, 2021 at 8:30 AM EST and

Closes May 5, 2021 at 9:00 PM EST

After the auction closes, winning bids will be finalized and winners noted next to the basket name.


The MLA Office will notify the winners using the email given during bidding and arrange payment.

Once payment is received, the donating organization will be in touch to arrange delivery.

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Basket 1 - Dreaming of the Beach

VALUE: $225 Winner: Tamika Sanders

Umbrella Beach Bicycle Print lithograph (Sunrise Regatta Beach, 1980 Wall Art, signed Dan Poole 31 x 40 inches), Beach mat with pillow, Beach bag, Sun hat, Badminton set, Frisbee, and Horse shoe game.

Donated by Public Services Division of MLA

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Basket 2 - Days of Wine and Washington

VALUE: $65 Winner: Andrea Craley

A handy basket with two half-carafes of Kendall-Jackson Chardonnay, nestled among nine carefully chosen government publications from the U.S. Government Bookstore.

Donated by Government Information Interest Group of MLA

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Basket 3 - Serene Cottage Painting

VALUE: $150 Winner: Kayla Abner

Oil Painting on canvas of a cabin in the woods. Measures 16x17. The artist is Catherine Parker Melton, from Nashville, Tennessee.

Donated by Talbot County Free Library


Basket 4 - Treat Yourself to a Spa Day 1

VALUE: $50 Winner: Annette Haldeman

Cool eye mask, 3 face mask, bath bomb, Lavender oil, eye mask, candy bar, a variety of other pampering items, a 187 ML bottle of wine and wine glass, and 1 buzz ball chiller

Donated by Youth Services Division of DLA


Basket 5 - Treat Yourself to a Spa Day 2

VALUE: $50 Winner: Kim Modeski

Treat yourself to a day of pampering with face mask, bath salts, a 187 ML bottle of wine and wine glass, a buzz Ball Chiller, and a variety of other goodies.

Donated by Youth Services Division of DLA


Basket 6 - For the Love of Unicorns

VALUE: $50 Winner: Jaleen Walker

If you love Unicorns then this basket is for you. Inside you will find face masks, stickers, keychains, pens, socks, soap, and so much more.

Donated by Youth Services Division of DLA


Basket 7 - Sake It To Me

VALUE: $75 Winner: Brian Sylvester

In this Asian inspired basket you will find three different types of Sake, two pairs of chopsticks, two tea cups, two coin pouches, and a decretive tile which says Love.

Donated by Youth Services Division of DLA


Basket 8 - Summer Lovin'

VALUE: $25 Winner: Lisa Allgeier

Inside this beach bag you will find many of the things you need for a day in the sun. Such as a wet bag to put a wet swimsuit, a reusable straw, summer themed paper products, Hawaiian lays and hair accessories, and two Seagram's escapes.

Donated by Youth Services Division of DLA


Basket 9 - Siri, what are the young people into these days?  

VALUE: $75 Winner: EJ Dowling

All the ingredients necessary to be relatable to the teens in your life! This basket includes: a tie-dye mini backpack, a rainbow ring light, an uno card game, pet-shaped crazy bands, three luxurious sheet face masks (gold, lace, and unicorn themed), and a book for decoding what it all means: "The Teenage Brain" by Frances Jensen.

Donated by Teen Interest Group of MLA


Basket 10 - "Maryland" Mule 

VALUE: $220 Winner: Andrea Berstler

Unwind with a Moscow Mule (or two!) featuring local vodka from McClintock distillery in Frederick, Maryland! Just add ice! Contains 1- 750ml bottle of McClintock's Epiphany Vodka, 1- 750ml bottle of McClintock cucumber-lime infused Oro vodka, 4- 6.8 oz bottles of Fever Tree Premium Ginger Beer, 2-McClintock branded shot glasses, 2-Copper Moscow Mule mugs, 1-handheld lime juicer, 1-6 pk of stainless steel, reusable swirl straws, 1-McClintock branded long-sleeve tee (XL), 1 McClintock gift certificate for a tour and tasting for up to 20 people, 1 decorative, hand-crafted Moscow Mule recipe card, Fresh limes.

Donated by Support Staff Division of MLA


Basket 11 - Catalog Your Feelings

VALUE: $85 Winner: Morgan Miller

While we still enjoy the conference away from the shore, you can light up an Ocean City candle to give you those same Eastern Shore vibes in the comfort of your home. Kickback with some wonderfully scented lotion and two books to give you some new insight into your feelings, and utilize a spacious date due card inspired tote bag to bring your books home from work. For this basket, LDD supported three locally owned stores in MD: Get Shredded (Hampden/Baltimore), Curious Iguana (Frederick), and KSM Candle (black owned in Clipper Mill/Baltimore).

Donated by Leadership Development Division of MLA

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Basket 12 - Unicorn Book Pillow

VALUE: $50 Winner: Elizabeth Davis

Handmade quilted, unicorn book pillow.  Pillow size is 16 inches. Perfect for your home library or office. Handmade by Mary Anne Bowman.

Donated by St. Mary's County Library

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Basket 13 - Alice in Wonderland Book Pillow

VALUE: $50 Winner: Alice Hanes

Handmade quilted, Alice in Wonderland book pillow. Pillow size is 16 inches. Perfect for your home library or office. Handmade by Mary Anne Bowman.

Donated by St. Mary's County Library


Basket 14 - Vive la France

VALUE: $80 Winner: Cate Stryker

Canvas bag featuring Notre Dame, French lilacs ceramic travel mug, notebook, mini metal Eiffel Tower, 500 piece puzzle, Pre de Provence lotion and soap, and vintage tin sign - Cannes

Donated by Friends of Woodlawn Library - DLA

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Basket 15 - Good Night Moon

VALUE: $60 Winner: Laura Lieberman

This basket includes a handmade Good Night Moon necklace, a shadow box that brings the story alive, and a board book.

Donated by Delaware Library Association


Basket 16 - Knit Picks - Knitting Basket

VALUE: $105 Winner: Elizabeth Fletcher

Set of interchangeable knitting needles (US 4-11) and 4 full-sized hanks of Hawthorne fingering weight yarn (357 yards/100 grams per skein).

Donated by Delaware Library Association


Basket 17 - Mini Library - Book Sculpture

VALUE: $60 Winner: Amanda DeLand

Made from a discarded library book, this sculpture features a ladder leading up to a mini bookshelf.

Donated by Delaware Library Association


Basket 18 - Framed Scrabble Board

VALUE: $40 Winner: Irma Fernandez

Decorate your game room with this framed Scrabble game board.

Donated by Legislative Action Committee of DLA


Basket 19 - Delaware Basket

VALUE: $125 Winner: Leslie Smith

Six-pack of Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA, 2 four-packs of Iron Hill Beer (assorted varieties), two $25.00 Iron Hill Gift Cards, 2 Iron Hill pint glasses, Delaware drinking glass, and handmade paper from local Delaware paper crafter.

Donated by College & Research Libraries Division of DLA


Basket 20 - Spring Basket

VALUE: $50 Winner: Amanda DeLand

Picnic basket, homemade "Bookworm," book, four ice cream sundae cups, and a bottle of Rose wine.

Donated by College & Research Libraries Division of DLA


Basket 21 - Delaware Craft Beer

VALUE: $90 Winner: Lisa Allgeier

Enjoy 16 craft beers from breweries all across Delaware. Also included is a sturdy tote bag, book, and new glass!

Donated by Public Library Division of DLA


Basket 22 - Tea Time

VALUE: $50 Winner: Sarah Biddinger

Calling all tea lovers. Inside you will find a variety of different teas, tea lights, tea plates and napkins, a few stickers, a special tea mug, and more.

Donated by Youth Services Division of DLA


Basket 23 - Book Page Wreath

VALUE: $50 Winner: Phyllis Kilby

Door wreath featuring flowers made out of recycled book pages.

Donated by Legislative Action Committee of DLA


Basket 24 - First State

VALUE: $55 Winner: Leslie Smith

Six pack of Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA, Six pack of Blue Earl Diamond State Lager, a pint glass from the Blue Rocks of Wilmington minor league baseball team, a bottle opener, and a basket with two handles.

Donated by Elsmere Friends Group - DLA

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Basket 25 - Happy 100th Anniversary!

VALUE: $162 Winner: Leslie Smith

Prepared by Annebeth's on Maryland Avenue in Annapolis.

Donated by Anne Arundel County Public Library


Basket 26 - Family Night Basket

VALUE: $130 Winner: Morgan Miller

Spend the perfect night in with family or friends playing games, watching movies, and more with this fun-filled basket.

Donated by Washington County Free Library

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Basket 27 - Flour Water Salt and Yeast - Bread Making

VALUE: $85 Winner: Jaleen Walker and Anita Bass

Bread making kit, Bamboo Bread Slicer, and Book on Baking Bread.

Donated by Maryland State Library


Basket 28 - Diversity Basket

VALUE: $115 Winner: Kathryn Troeschel

Black Women writers t-shirt (size L), 2 pairs of socks (socks that Fight For Equality and Socks That Give Books), “Facts Not Fear” pop socket, Anthology from We Need Diverse Books (not in pic), handmade paper craft, cross-stitch ("Be Gay Do Crime")

Donated by Social Justice Committee of DLA


Basket 29 - MiscelLAny Basket

VALUE: $175 Winner: Tamika Sanders

Lakeshore ( has generously donated: $100 worth of gift certificates, Two Can Do! Reading Games (Word Families Grades 1-2 & Informational Text grades 3-4), Six Daily Language Practice Journals (One for each grade K-5), A Sightword Daily Activity Journal (Grades K-1). This basket also includes: A NASA Earth as Art hardback book And t-shirts for the whole family! (One adult large MD STEM Festival t-shirt, one adult large SRC t-shirt, two youth large SRC t-shirts, and one youth medium SRC t-shirt).

Donated by MLA/DLA Conference Social Committee

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Basket 30 - Peaceful Escape Spa Basket

VALUE: $135 Winner: Mary Anne Bowman

Want to get away? Give yourself the luxury of a peaceful escape... Enjoy being pampered at Obsidian Reign - Salon and Wellness Spa in Chesapeake Beach, MD ($50 gift card). Make a relaxing tea date at Butterflies and Wishes Tea and Sweets ($20 gift card). Bring your spa experience home with rich shea butter soap, faux succulents, decorative spa jar, assorted towels, “Peace” fragrance candle, and the relaxing scents from local Lovemore Lavender: Lavender Spritzer, Apple Rose premium hand soap, and lavender seed sachet.

Donated by Calvert Library

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Basket 31 - A Trip Down Main Street - North East, MD

VALUE: $100 Winner: Carl Olson

A little bit of North East, Maryland.

Donated by Cecil County Public Library


Basket 32 - Small Indulgences

VALUE: $150 Winner: John Owen

We asked Librarians "What were the small indulgences and activities that got you through this past year?" We then collected them and put them together for you to enjoy! Contents include: A waterproof picnic blanket, CuraCao Liquor from Lyon's Distilling Company, Boordy Vineyards Wine, Jigsaw puzzle, D&D starter kit, gummy bears, frisbee, nerf throw, peppermint tea, bath bombs, M&Ms, cookies and a journal. Something for everyone to indulge in!

Donated by Association of College and Research Libraries of MLA

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Basket 33 - Atlas Coffee Club Subscription

VALUE: $100 Winner: John Froliklong

6 month subscription A coffee of the month club that curates amazing micro-lot coffees from around the world. Tanzania, Kenya, Colombia & beyond. Each month features 12 ounces of freshly-roasted coffee, flavor notes, a postcard, and brewing tips. The world of coffee delivered fresh to your door.

Donated by Western Maryland Regional Library