WISCASSET — Bands for Books, an event to raise funds for the Wiscasset Public Library, is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, at Seafield Farm. Maine musical group the Salty Dogs will provide entertainment for the evening.

There will be music for dancing, a cash bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres donated by Sarah’s Cafe. A silent auction for a museum-quality handmade replica of an 18th century Windsor writing desk, by the D.R. Dimes company, valued at $2,400 is planned.

There also will be 12 raffle items including a two-hour sail on the Sheepscot River on a double-masted sailboat, an airplane ride over mid-coast Maine, a metal sculpture, a case of wine, a picnic basket filled with goodies, and a flower arrangement delivery once a month for four months.

Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 at the event. Tickets can be purchased at the library at 21 High St., or from event committee members including Michelle Peele, Kate Curran, Cynthia Davis, Judy Flanagan, Katherine Martin-Savage, Wendy Ross, Jenn Spaur, Crissy Swartz and Linda Winterberg.

For more information, call Peele after 5 p.m. at 687-8212.

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