The Back Mountain Memorial Library Auction

On The Library Grounds

July 11, 12, 13, and 14, 2024!

Auction Preview begins and Booths open at 5:00pm

Auction Bidding begins at 6:00pm

Quilt With Green Floral Border With Red Edging, Gold Polka Dot On Tan Colored Center Background, Chicken Patterned Squares In Primary Colored Floral Pattern On A White Background, “Nesting” By Leslie Horoshko

2024 Quilt Raffle!


Tickets for this beautiful 60½” x 66½” handmade quilt, Nesting by Leslie Horoshko, are now on sale!


Tickets are available at the library for $2.00 each, 3 for $5.00, or 6 for $10.00. The drawing will be held the last night of the auction, July 14. You don't need to attend to win!


The quilt is on display at the library's front desk.

Text: 78TH ANNUAL KICK-OFF DINNER AND MINI AUCTION, Wood Background, Center Image: Blue Placemat, White Lace Doily, Blue Plate Center, Gavel Above Plate, Folded Napkins Left And Right Of Plate With Silverware

For The Back Mountain Memorial

Library Auction

Monday, June 10 ~ Limited Seating

Apple Tree Terrace at Newberry Estate, Dallas


Reservations are now available for the annual Kick-Off Dinner! Stop in today to get your seat for this evening of delicious food and community fun.


The evening will begin at 6:00pm with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, followed at 7:00pm by a buffet style dinner with a grilling, “Tater”, mini salad, hot beverage, and dessert station.

Each year the Kick-Off Dinner holds a basket raffle and silent auction. You can join in the fun and take a chance at winning a great prize without having to bid!

Following dinner, a mini auction featuring auctioneer Steve Traver will be held.


The library can accept cash, check, or credit card (if paying with a credit card, we can take your reservation over the phone).

Reservations are $34.00 per person; due by Friday, May 31.

Make checks payable to: Back Mountain Memorial Library.



Grilling Station:

Beef Brisket with Bourbon Glaze and Horseradish Sauce

Chicken Francaise with Lemon Butter Sauce

Crab-Stuffed Flounder with Lemon Butter Sauce

Cheese Tortellini with Vodka Sauce

Rosemary Roasted Carrots

Steamed Broccoli & Cauliflower

Fresh Watermelon and Cucumber Salad with Basil

Northern Cornbread

Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

Assorted Fresh Baked Rolls with Butter


Tater Station:

Homestyle Mashed Potatoes

Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Roasted Red Potatoes

Baby Baked Potatoes

Toppings: Beef Gravy, Country Gravy, Cheddar Cheese Sauce, Compound Butter, Sour Cream, Feta Cheese, Mushrooms, Broccoli Florets, and Chopped Bacon


Mini Salad Station with Italian, Ranch, and Oil & Vinegar


Hot Beverage Station with Coffees and Special Teas


Dessert Station:

Assorted Pastries: Petite Cheesecakes, Cannoli, Baklava, Cream Puffs, Eclairs, Crème Brûlée, Brownies, and Cookies

Mini Ice Cream Bar with Hot Fudge, Strawberries, and 12 other toppings

77th Auction Bell

The 77th Annual Back Mountain

Memorial Library Auction

is now closed!


The Back Mountain Memorial Library would like to thank the volunteers and sponsors for their hard work and generous donations.

We would also like to thank the community for attending the Auction. Your support helps the library flourish!


The auction is closed until next year.

We will post images of next year's auction items, next summer.

We hope to see you there!

Back Mountain Memorial Library Auction Commemorative Book “75 Years of Memories”, Text: BACK MOUNTAIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY, Founded 1945, "75 Years of Memories", 1947-2021 AUCTION

The Back Mountain Memorial Library

is pleased to present

this commemorative book

of 75 years of our Annual Auction!


This book is a unique and beautiful window into a part of the history and the community of the Back Mountain. It features a history of the Back Mountain Memorial Library auction with a collection of pictures of the auction throughout the years, images of clippings from the Dallas Post and Sunday Independent, Auction posters, and Sue Hand’s Auction paintings.


You can purchase the commemorative book of “75 Years of Memories” for $10.00 at the library’s front desk.

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