Book Lovers’ Party 2018

February 24, 2018

Atrium at Stocking Works

 ~ 16th annual fundraiser to benefit the Newtown Library Company ~

The oldest continually operating library in Bucks County.

6 – 10 p.m.

Sat. Feb. 24

Atrium at the Stocking Works,

301 S. State St., Newtown, Pa., 18940.

Includes hors d’oeuvres, desserts, cocktails, DJ and dancing.

Ticket prices:

As membership incentive, each active member of Newtown Library Company purchasing a ticket before 2/17/2018 will receive a free $10.00 raffle ticket.

$55.00 pre-purchased by 2/23 at 5PM

$65.00 at door on the night of the party ONLY

 Raffle tickets are available at the library.  You do not have to be present to win.

The famous Wheelbarrow of Cheer and several other valuable baskets will be raffled off at the party.

One winning basket raffle ticket per family.



2018 Raffles and Silent Auction Values

Wheelbarrow of Cheer – $515 Value


$220 – 11 bottles of liquor & wine  $50 the wheelbarrow  $25 Giant Gift Card

$25 Acme Gift Card  $25 Rocco’s Gift Card  $25 Tre Fratelli Gift Card

$35 Uncorked Artist Gift Certificate  $60 Assorted Starbucks mugs

$30 A set of Large beer mugs donated by Isaac Newton’s  $20 Assorted snacks


Library Basket – $340 Value

2 Free tickets to Booklovers 2019 ($110 value)

2 NLC mugs ($15)   NLC tote bag ($10)   1 Family Library membership ($25)

2 bottles of wine ($30)   Newtown Anniversary Book ($30)

Newtown Theatre ($50)   Florentino’s ($20)   ZSW Gift Card & 2 Books ($50)


Beat the Winter Blues – $280 Value

4 Movie Tickets ($40)   1 Bottles of wine ($15)   Pickering Manor Spa Certificate ($60)

Marissa Gift Card ($25)   Rick Steele’s Gulf ($25)   Oishi/KO Gift Card ($25)

The Pro Shop Gift Card ($25)   Applebee’s Gift Card ($25)

Mugs/towels/soaps/gloves, etc. ($40)


St. Patty’s Basket – $195 Value

Dubliner Irish Whiskey ($25)   4 pack Guinness ($10)   Tubby Olive gift card ($10)

Marisa Gift Card ($25)   Adorn Me ($25)   Friends/Dolce Carini Gift Card ($25)

The Saloon Gift Card ($25)   Isaac’s Growler & Gift Card ($25)   Blackhorse Gift Card ($25)

Irish cookies


Love Basket – $255 Value       

3 bottles of wine ($45)   Blossom Gift Card for a 50-minute Facial ($85) Marisa Gift Card ($25)

Sunoco Gift Card ($25) Priorities Gift Card ($25)  Piccolo Trattoria ($25)   Duck Sauce ($25)



“Do It Yourself” from NHH – Value $100

$20 gift card to Newtown Hardhouse House

Galvanized tub


Duct tape

L.E.D. lantern

American flag made in the USA

3 Newtown tee shirts

Brought back by popular demand:  A Silent Auction has been added to the festivities, as requested by many of our supporters.

Be sure to bring an extra check or cash or a credit card to be a part of the bidding!


 $400 Ladies Amethyst Ring

14 kt yellow gold donated by Newtown Jewelers


$275 16” Gold Chain

14 kt yellow gold


$275 Exercise & Spa       

 $100 – a month pass donated by Barre 3

$50 Gift card donated by Sublime Spa


 $100 Visa Gift Card

Two $50 Visa gift cards donated from Beneficial Bank


$100 McCaffery’s Gift Card

Donated by McCaffery Food Store


$100 McCaffery’s Gift Card

4 $25 gift cards donated by First Trust Bank


$300 Vecchia Osteria Gift Card

Donated by Pasquale


$190 Dress for a Night out

$77 Tanyo Leather Clutch

$25 Gift card donated by the Shoe Café

$80 Leopard Scarf donated by The Velvet Slipper


$250 Zone Package

Donated by David Witchell


$75 Have a Bling Day

$50 Gift card donated by Adorn Me

$25 Gift card donated by Urban Allure


$210 Out for the Day

$145 Icon Purse donated by the Velvet Slipper

$80 Scarf donated by the Velvet Slipper


$150 Pamper yourself

$25 Gift card donated by Studio 35

$85 Scarf donated by the Velvet Slipper

$40 Handcream & Candle


$165 Topping it off at the Spa

$75 Toppers Spa gift certificate

$80 Scarf from the Velvet Slipper

$10 Body & hand cream


$60 A Night at the Movie

6 Movie tickets donated by The Newtown Theatre


$75 Lamlee Sculpture

Donated by Ori Zviklin


$125 Montage Picture/Book Holder

Donated by Ori Zviklin



$165 Luxury Leather Wallet

$135 Leather Wallet donated by The Velvet Slipper

$30 Lavender spa items donated by The Brass Lantern


$225 Enchanted Onyx Art

$225 Large Vase Picture donated by The Brass Lantern


Our Silent Auction will take place during the event and the prizes will be awarded that evening.


The 2018 Winners:


Wheelbarrow of Cheer ~ Rosemary Harris

Newtown Library Company Basket ~ Maryalice Hagan

Beat the Winter Blues ~ Lana Newman

St. Patty’s Basket ~ John Leonard

Love Basket ~ Johanna Hager

“Do It Yourself”  from Newtown Hardware House ~ Celeste Dougherty

Ladies Amethyst Ring ~ Susan Thompson Messian

16″ Gold Chain ~ Patrick Collins

Exercise & Spa ~ Betsey King

Visa Gift Card ~ Penny Ettinger

McCaffrey’s Gift Card ~ Corky Swartz

McCaffrey’s Gift Card ~ Penny Ettinger

Vecchia Osteria Gift Card ~ Laurel LaBarge

Dress for a Night Out ~ Laurel LaBarge

Zone Package ~ Bill Mahler

Have a Bling Day ~ Laurel LaBarge

Out for the Day ~ Janet Adamusko

Pamper Yourself ~ Betsey King

Topping it off at the Spa ~ Susan Thompson Messina

A Night at the Movies ~  Susan Thompson Messina

Lamlee Sculpture ~ Laurel Collins

Montage Picture/Book Holder ~ Rick LaBarge

Luxury Leather Wallet ~ Lynne LaBarge

Enchanted Onyx Art ~ Bill Mahler

Burns Auto Service ~ Jane Swartz