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7th Annual Sit & Read Auction

  • Pulaski County Public Library 304 South Main St. Somerset, KY 42501 (map)

Join us for our seventh annual Sit & Read Auction!

The Sit & Read Auction is an opportunity for our community to bid on hand-crafted, locally-created works of art for children. Pieces available include hand-painted children's chairs, bookshelves, wall shelves, growth charts, and first-day-of-school boards. This year we will also have front-porch "welcome" signs available at auction. Also included in the evening's events will be a silent auction offering themed baskets containing curated items for children.

Help us continue to serve the children in Pulaski County with the life-long gift of literacy through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Proceeds support the monthly mailing of books to the youngest in our community. We currently serve approximately 1,000 children, birth to age 5, at a cost of $30.00 per child per year. Since our nonprofit's inception in 2013, we've delivered 69,750 books to Pulaski County children!

Please join us at our auction on October 22 in support of early literacy in Pulaski County. A play space will be available for children, light appetizers will be served and local musicians will serenade us. It's a night of celebration and appreciation you won't want to miss.

A big THANK YOU to all those involved in making this auction a success:
• For building many of our wooden pieces, we thank our carpenter, John Humphrey from Humphrey Renovations and Developers
• For being our amazing auctioneer, Verlan Owens
• For donating their time and talents via one-of-a-kind art pieces: Ruth Ann Thomas, Lori Boyd, Lindsay M. Thurman, Amanda Brooks, Dani Ford, Debra Hines, Andrea Ebelhar Clue, Sarah Hamilton, Kyle Turpen & Sarah Turpen, Presley Adams, Peggy Powell Sherry, Hannah Young, Brian Covert, Roselynd Thurman, Ella Boyd, Alison Boswell, Stephanie Meadows, Ann Trebolo, Ken Wesley, The Chalk Studio by Tabitha, Flashback Theater Co., Forcht Bank-Somerset tellers, The Shine House, Somerset-Pulaski Morning Rotary Club, and St Patrick Preschool students!

Stay tuned to get a sneak preview of our live auction items...

Earlier Event: September 10
Reno's Roadhouse Fundraiser