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Bid For Brainerd! Treasures, Treats and Tradition Online Auction

Bid for Brainerd! Treasures, Treats and Tradition

Submitted by Donna Brinckerhoff.

Brainerd Memorial Library is hosting an online auction, on  The auction begins March 19 and runs through March 28, 2021.

The 10-day-long nonprofit event will raise funds for adult and children’s programs at the library, which is undergoing a physical renovation.

The library auction team has collected all types of interesting and fabulous things,
and expects to have over 250 items by the time actual bidding begins.

So far, the collection includes a range of goods in every category including jewelry, wine, furniture, getaways, antiques, gift cards for goods and services and gift baskets, to name a few.  Local businesses are doing their part as well by donating gift certificates and services.

Haddam residents, Jennifer and Jason Esteves take a moment to scope out the goods while dropping off auction items for Bid for Brainerd! library auction.

Bidders will be able to preview and track auction items at Haddam Elementary School at set times for the duration of the event.

The user-friendly website is:

The BML auction site will be open for bidding on midnight of 3/19.

To bid:

  1. Go to
  2. Register as a Bidder in the top right corner.
  3. Once you have registered with an email and a password, you can come and go easily on the site!
  4. Remember to opt-in for text and/or email notifications for when you bid, when you’re outbid and when you WIN!

Enjoy the fun and thanks for Bidding for Brainerd!

Photograph by Donna Brinckerhoff.

Sharon Challenger
Sharon Challenger
I am a professional Scenic Artist and have also worked as a Systems Analyst and Senior Programmer Analyst for the Travelers and Yale University. Education: Post University, Wesleyan University and Yale University School of Drama.

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