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Events

Fall 2011 Online Auction (November 28 - December 15)

Event Date(s)

November 28 - December 15, 2011

Location

Online | Worldwide

Event Description

Support the BC Book Prizes by bidding on a number of excellent prizes and packages during our Fall auction!


How It Works

Bidding:  Bidding is very simple. Send an email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with your name, address, phone number, email address and your bid for the lot you are interested in. The site will then be updated with the highest bid. Please note, as the auction progresses lots will be added and removed weekly, so check back for updates!

(Note: the minimum bid increment is $5.00. Bids and bidders are updated as frequently as possible. Additionally, most items can be shipped worldwide.)

Winning: If you are lucky enough to win your lot, we will contact you to let you know right away. Items will be available for pickup at our office. Alternatively, once we receive your cheque in the mail, we can send you your package.

(Note: Additional costs may be incurred to cover shipment of item(s) when necessary.)

Questions? Email us, or give us a call. We’d be happy to help!



A Night at the Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel



Bid on a night at the Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel!

Spend a night at the Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel in the heart of Vancouver’s entertainment and sports district! With lovely water and mountain views, the Rosedale on Robson is ideally located within walking distance to Rogers Arena, BC Place, the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, the Vancouver Centre for the Performing Arts, and historic Yaletown, Gastown, Chinatown and the new Convention Centre.

*Note:  Gift certificate is for one night complimentary accommodation for two people in a one-bedroom deluxe suite, valid from December 1, 2011, to April 30, 2012. Reservations are subject to availability. Space is extremely limited on event nights and gift certificates are usually not able to be used on these nights.

Value: $150 | Bidding for this item is: CLOSED
Bidding closes: Thursday, December 15, 2011 @1:00pm PST
Donated by Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel

Starting Bid: $45

Current Bid:

$55
$60
$65




Sony Reader Wi-Fi


Bid on a Sony Reader Wi-Fi!

The new Sony Reader Wi-Fi is perfect for those cold winter nights! Curl up with a blanket and warm drink while reading the hottest titles on the world’s lightest 6” eReader. This Sony Reader is ad-free and is the world’s first eReader that allows you to wirelessly borrow eBooks from your local library from the comfort of your own home! With a paper-like display that is glare-free, you will enjoy hours of reading on this touch-screen eReader.

Value: $189 | Bidding for this item is: CLOSED
Bidding closes: Thursday, December 15, 2011 @1:00pm PST

Starting Bid: $55

Current Bid:

$55
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Admission Passes to the Museum of Anthropology



Bid on 2 complimentary admission passes to the Museum of Anthropology!

“MOA. A place of extraordinary architectural beauty. A place of provocative programming and vibrant, contemporary exhibitions. A place of active exploration and quiet contemplation. A place of world arts and cultures. A place for you.” – MOA website

World-renowned for its collections, research, and more, the Museum of Anthropology at UBC is also acclaimed for its spectacular architecture and beautiful setting on the Point Grey cliffs. With excellent talks, lectures, and exhibits including ひろしま Hiroshima, which features photos by Ishiuchi Miyako of clothing and accessories left behind by victims of the 1945 atomic bomb at Hiroshima, there is plenty to explore at the Museum of Anthropology!

Value: $30 | Bidding for this item is: CLOSED
Bidding closes: Thursday, December 15, 2011 @1:00pm PST
Donated by Museum of Anthropology

Starting Bid: $10

Current Bid:

$15
$20
$25




Tickets to “Aesop’s Fables”


Bid on a 2 tickets to “Aesop’s Fables”!

Looking for something fun to do with your little one? Why not treat them to a preview performance of “Aesop’s Fables” presented by Carousel Theatre for Young People at The Waterfront Theatre!

“Wolfie, Syd, Barry and Harriet invite you into their magical world where anything is possible when you use your imagination. Whether it’s The Tortoise and the Hare or The Boy Who Cried Wolf, everyone knows at least one of Aesop’s classic fables. In this charming production, storytellers use music, movement and drama to bring these famous fables to life. Youngsters will enjoy discovering life’s big lessons in this delightful revue.” - from the Carousel Theatre for Young People website

*Note:  The preview performance is on Saturday, February 18, 2012, at 10 am.  Advance reservations are required before January 1, 2012, and subject to availability.  Children must be 3 years of age or older.

Value: $60 | Bidding for this item is: CLOSED
Bidding closes: Thursday, December 15, 2011 @1:00pm PST
Donated by Carousel Theatre for Young People

Starting Bid: $15

Current Bid:

$20
$25
$30




Tomes & Tales Gift Certificate


Bid on a Tomes & Tales Gift Certificate!

Tomes & Tales, located in Pitt Meadows, is not your average used book store! It offers a wide variety of books in a bright and spacious atmosphere. This gift certificate is good for $25 worth of books at Tomes & Tales Used Books.

Value: $25 | Bidding for this item is: CLOSED
Bidding closes: Thursday, December 15, 2011 @1:00pm PST
Donated by Tomes & Tales

Starting Bid: $10

Current Bid:

$15
$20




Canon PowerShot S5 IS


Bid on a Canon PowerShot S5 IS with Lowepro camera bag!

This Canon PowerShot was purchased for use during the BC Book Prizes Tour and has only been used a few times. This is your chance to get an excellent deal on a fabulous camera complete with Lowepro camera bag and original instructions!

Camera overview (from Canon):  “The ultra-powerful 12x optical zoom on the PowerShot S5 IS means you’ll get the shot you want with no compromise, yet that’s only the beginning of what makes this camera so exciting. The S5 IS is loaded with many of Canon’s latest advanced technologies including the DIGIC III Image Processor, so both still images and movies are rendered with fine detail and luminous clarity. And now ambitious photographers have even greater creative latitude thanks to an included hot shoe adapter that allows you to attach Canon Speedlite EX Series external flashes.”

Value: $300 | Bidding for this item is: CLOSED
Bidding closes: Thursday, December 15, 2011 @1:00pm PST

Starting Bid: $50

Current Bid:

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Children’s Books with Chicken Puppet


Bid on four fantastic children’s books and a chicken hand puppet!

Beautifully illustrated children’s books paired with a funky chicken hand puppet from Folkmanis Puppets will not only help foster a love for books and reading, but will also provide hours of fun and entertainment! The books included in this package are Huevos Rancheros: A Mexican Tale by Stefan Czernecki, Bamboo by Paul Yee & Shaoli Wang, The Chinese Violin by Madeleine Thien & Joe Chang, and Maudie and the Green Children by Adrian Mitchell & Sigune Hamann.

Value: $100 | Bidding for this item is: CLOSED
Bidding closes: Thursday, December 15, 2011 @1:00pm PST
Donated by British Columbia Library Association

Starting Bid: $30

Current Bid:

$35
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$45




Library of Kid Books

A collection of 25 books


Bid on a beautiful Library of Kid Books from Tradewind Books.

A beautifully illustrated collection of Tradewind Books. Great for your kids or grand kids! Illustrated picture books and youth novellas

Value: $357.75 | Bidding for this item is: CLOSED
Bidding closes: Thursday, December 15, 2011 @1:00pm PST
Donated by Tradewind Books

Starting Bid: $50

Current Bid:

$55
$60




Film Package

10-Pack of DOXA Documentary Film Festival Tickets + Membership, 10-Ticket Package for Screenings at the Vancity Theatre, 10 Film Tickets to the Vancouver Queer Film Festival + Membership, “The Film Book:  A Complete Guide to the World of Cinema,” “Monsters in the Movies:  100 Years of Cinematic Nightmares,” Picturing the Yukon:  9 Short Films




Bid on this awesome Film Package that includes a 10-Pack of DOXA Documentary Film Festival Tickets + Membership, a 10-Ticket Package for Screenings at the Vancity Theatre, 10 Film Tickets to the Vancouver Queer Film Festival + Membership, 2 books on film, and a DVD!

With tickets and passes galore to several outstanding Vancouver film festivals and theatres, what more could you ask for?  How about The Film Book:  A Complete Guide to the World of Cinema, Monsters in the Movies:  100 Years of Cinematic Nightmares, and the DVD “Picturing the Yukon:  9 Short Films” from the Yukon Film Society?

This is the ultimate package for the film buff in your life!  Bid today!



Value: $400 | Bidding for this item is: CLOSED
Bidding closes: Thursday, December 15, 2011 @1:00pm PST
Donated by DOXA Documentary Film Festival | Vancouver International Film Festival | Vancouver Queer Film Festival | Canadian Manda Group | Yukon Film Society

Starting Bid: $50

Current Bid:

$55
$75
$80



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