Blast off! Call for items and services donated for our silent auction

The library is launching an exciting fundraiser and once again the library needs your help…want to take part? Read on! Silent auctions are great “fun” raisers and fundraisers and this is how you can help.

We are looking for donations of items and services that we will open up to bidding during the month of November. Highest bidder wins of course, and the proceeds come into the library’s 2021 budget…helping the library raise precious funds for the many programs and wonderful collection of books.

The library would like to ask you to donate gifts of value (minimum 30 euros) and/or think about asking a friend or local business about donating something. If you would like to present an official letter of request to a business, feel free to print out this letter in English by clicking here and in French by clicking here.

Donations can be items and/or services. Short of ideas? Look at this list for inspiration.* Everything should be brought to the library by October 28th (bidding starts the following week). Since this is a fundraiser we are asking for items of minimum value 30 euros. Auction items will be displayed in the library and featured on our website for bidding starting November 2nd and will remain open until 6pm on November 25th.

Ready to donate? Easy as pie! Here is your link to fill out a donation form  and send it back to info@ellia.org. Thank you ever so much for your support and helping us make the library the place to be.

* We accept anything from tickets to concerts, theatre, movies, museums; lovely antique furniture or dishware (in perfect condition); paintings and/or sculptures; paid entries or private visits to a chateau, theme parks, zoo, etc…; experiences such as a cruise, hot air balloon rides, cooking lessons; gift baskets on a theme; gift cards from local businesses: a restaurant, yoga lessons; services: hairdresser, beauty salon, massages; weekend or days in a vacation home or gîte, etc.

Thumbs up for a new year of activities and books at the library!

The library’s team is all ready to roll for a new year of activities!!! The library is now open and back to regular hours…Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 1-6 pm and Thursday 1-7. Stop by and see all of the great things we have in store for this fall: new activities, new books and our lovely space as shelter from the storm…

Almost on target for individual donations for 2021…gosh, we truly cannot thank everyone enough!

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Be part of the library’s donors for 2021…

Would you consider giving to the library?  Your donation is eligible for a 66% deduction for your French taxes. Think of it, if you donate 100 euros, your gift will cost you only 34 and the library steams forward in its many projects…!

Click below to support the library:

Click here to donate online with a secure link.
Fill out this document to send in a check. 

Thank you for your ongoing support, Gaëlle Delarboulas, Chairwoman of the Board and Phoebe Marshall-Raimbeau, Director