News flash! We’re having a third redwood auction on October 6, 2019!

Sign up and slab inspection 12 to 4 pm
Bidding begins at 4 pm

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Link to individual pieces on auction on will be posted here soon:


These pieces were sold at the last auction
#9  |  #15  |  #22  |  #23  |  #25  |  #26  |  #33 |  #35 | #38 | #48(b) | Bowls

Click HERE to bid on a slab in advance.

To all who participated Thank You all for your incredible generosity and support during our two previous auctions redwood auctions!

All slabs from the auctions were sold.

We are proud to say that two went to The Wooden Palate in Los Angeles and two went to Pollaro Custom Furniture in New Jersey (check them out to understand why!).

The auctioning of the slabs yielded a net income of approximately $110,000 for the Library. The funds come at a very opportune time for us as we are currently working on several upgrades in order to meet regulatory mandates, including structural modifications for ADA compliance, creating a new water system, and upgrading existing bathrooms on the property. (Read more about this HERE)

This is also great news for supporters of the arts in Monterey County and beyond as we look forward to bringing you more programs, music, workshops, film and a quiet place (!) in the future.     So once again, from everyone at the Library, thanks so much for your support!

Click here to learn more about our fundraising goals and here

for important auction information.


Photos cannot do the wood justice. However the photos below gets close to capturing the extraordinary depth and beauty of pattern this tree has yielded.



Close-up of the exceptionally rich grain pattern caused by the intense pressure low down in the trunk during the hundreds of years of slow tree-growth.



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