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Unfortunately, the basket silent auction will be postponed for the time being. more details tba. tHANK YOU AS ALWAYS FOR YOUR SUPPORT, AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO THE AUCTION IN THE FALL! 

Friends of the AHC Library Basket Auction Flier

The popular tradition of the AHC Friends of the Library basket auction returns again for Spring 2020! This year, the baskets will be displayed in the library, but for the first time, all bidding will be done online! Come see the baskets in the library and bid on the online auction site from Monday, March 30, through noon on WednesdayApril 8.

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Proceeds go towards supporting free campus and community events (such as the popular lunch and learn series, the faculty lecture series, the Banned Books Week scavenger hunt, and much more)! Anyone is invited to donate a basket (though baskets with books are highly encouraged)! The Friends of the Library request that all baskets are delivered by March 24, to provide time to wrap the baskets and take photographs for the online auction. 




The Friends of the Allan Hancock College Library provide vital ongoing support for the AHC Library. The funds raised through contributions, donations, and special events enable the library to expand the educational resources offered to students and the community.

The Friends of the Allan Hancock College Library was formed in Spring 2000 as part oFriends of the Libraryf the Allan Hancock College Foundation. Its mission is to enhance existing and planned library resources and programs and to serve as partners in fostering appreciation for the library.

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The primary goal of the Friends is to raise funds for materials, projects, and services that exceed the resources of the library budget. Other goals include:

  • Fostering enthusiasm for the library and strengthening ties to the community.
  • Encouraging bequests and gifts to the library.
  • Sponsoring special events and programs that enhance the awareness of the library.
  • Supporting the literary works of students, faculty, and staff of Allan Hancock College.