As previously announced, RAILS has moved to a new service center in Rockford. RAILS is holding an online auction to sell surplus items from the old Rockford location. The auction will begin on Wednesday, August 1, at 7 a.m. and end on Friday, August 17 at 5 p.m. To view auction items, go to www.32auctions.com/railsrockford. Full descriptions and photographs of all items are available on the auction site.
Items Available at RAILS Online Auction
Once you are at the auction site (www.32auctions.com/railsrockford), click on the thumbnail photo to see a larger photo and a full description for each item. The auction includes a wide variety of items for every price range. Smaller items include metal bookends, binders, trash cans, chair floor mats, assorted picture frames and posters, coffee mugs, dishware and silverware.
There are also many furniture items, including workstation cubicles, lateral and vertical files and other filing cabinets and carts, wood bookcases, training tables and side tables and a variety of chairs, including stacking chairs, task chairs, and side chairs.
For those interested in electronics, the auction includes videoconference cameras, a 37” Sony tube television, a videocassette player/recorder and a universal remote. Miscellaneous items include industrial shelving, an institutional coffee maker, a coat rack, paper cutter, TV carts, a printer stand, and a podium with microphone and speaker.
The above are just a few examples of the many items included in the RAILS Online Auction. Visit www.32auctions.com/railsrockford to view a complete list. If you would like to visit the old RAILS Rockford location to view an item before bidding on it, please contact Scott Pearson at scott [dot] pearson [at] railslibraries [dot] info or 815.873.1282 ext. 4470 to make an appointment.
Bidding on Auction Items
If you wish to bid on an item, you will need to create an account on the www.32auctions.com website. An account is needed so you can receive email messages when you are outbid, when you are the winner of an item, etc. Your email address will not be used for any purpose other than to inform you about relevant auction activity.
To create an account, go to www.32Auctions.com and select LOGIN in the upper right-hand corner. As a part of this process, you will be asked to indicate a bidder name. The bidder name is the only information that will be viewable to other auction participants. Please feel free to make this name as anonymous as you wish – you do not need to use your real name.
To bid on an item, click on the item name and enter your bid in the blank provided. The current bid will be listed at the top of the page. The bid you enter must be higher than the current bid. After you have entered your bid, click on the Place My Bid button.
After placing a bid, you will receive an email which confirms your bid and lets you know if you are the leading bidder. You will receive an email notifying you that you have been outbid if you are the leading bidder and someone outbids you. You will also be notified by email if you are the winner of an item you bid on.
Picking Up and Paying for Items
If you are the winning bidder, you will need to schedule an appointment to pick up your item(s) at the RAILS Rockford American Road facility, located at 4863 American Road in Rockford. To schedule your appointment for pick-up, contact Scott Pearson at scott [dot] pearson [at] railslibraries [dot] info or 815.873.1282 ext.4470. All items are sold as is and there are no returns. RAILS will not be able to assist with any dismantling, delivery, set-up or technical support.
Payment will be expected at time of pick-up. All items must be paid for and picked up between Monday, August 20 and Friday, August 24. Acceptable forms of payment are limited to cash, certified check or checks drawn on a library account.
If you have any other questions about the RAILS Online Auction, contact Scott Pearson at scott [dot] pearson [at] railslibraries [dot] info or 815.873.1282 ext.4470.
Pictured: Just a few of the many items available in the RAILS online auction.
22 - single VHS tape boxes
3 - double VHS tape boxes
1 - 2 disc DVD case
3 - 4 disc DVD cases
2 - 6 disc DVD cases
1 - 7 disc DVD case
7 - boxes Demco date due slips 4 column gummed (P1382970)
2 - boxes DVM-1 tattle tape strips (for VHS )
Used HP Compaq t5720 Thin Clients for sale from Wheaton Public Library They have been restored to the original image and system settings. Includes PS2 keyboard, mouse and power cord. 28 are available for $20 each. Sold as is. No returns or exchanges.
Processor: AMD Geode NX 1500 processor (1.0 GHz)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Embedded, Service Pack 2
Flash Memory: 512 MB
Memory: 512 MB DDR SDRAM (Note: 6 MB of system RAM is reserved for graphics memory.)
Graphics: SiS741GX Integrated/UMA graphics with 16 MB shared graphics memory
PCI Expansion: Yes
Volumes of the New York Times Index from 1939-1945 and 1962-1998 are available from Wheaton Public Library. Take some or take them all!