Waterloo Freecycle

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Free: James Joyce & D.H. Lawrence novels (Dubuque) - *James Joyce: Set of three hardcovers: DUBLINERS, ULYSSES, FINNEGANS WAKE, PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST . . . . Good condition. *D.H. Lawrence: Set of two hardcovers: SONS AND LOVERS and WOMEN IN LOVE. Good condition. Two paperbacks: THE FOX and THE RAINBOW. You're welcome to any, some, or all. Free: Pokemon birthday party supplies (Dubuque) - Paper plates, napkins, tablecloth, 2 banners. NIP. Request: Canopy for parts (Dubuque) - Looking for pop-up canopy for parts - preferably 12' x 12'. Mine (from Menards) collapsed in a storm and the company won't sell replacement parts. Request: Bouncy house (Solon) - We are looking for a bouncy house for our huskies. Request: Iphone (West Des Moines) - Does anyone have any old iPhone any kind Request: Cats toys & beds (South side Dubuque, Iowa) - I am volunteering with Whispurring Hope Cat Rescue here in Dubuque and looking for any cat toys, tunnels, beds, scratch pads/poles, etc. Please let me know if you have anything! Thank you Free: scrap wood (Dubuque) - includes four 1.25" X 9" x 40.75" --used once, painted gray, solid. Perfect for garden box or borders. Free: plants for house and yard (Dubuque) - Various plants ready for new homes--in pots and ready to travel. Houseplants: jade plants (with pointed leaves), kalanchoe (with coral blooms). Garden phlox: old-fashioned perennial 2 to 3 feet tall--rose, pink, white. Blooms here July-September. Sedum (two kinds): stringy stonecrop--small, low, spreading, with tiny yellow flowers bloom in May; dragon's blood--common upright with mauve blooms in August. Wildflowers: columbine with orange and yellow blooms in April/May (seeds freely, likes partial shade); common violets, (purple blooms nicely April to June); oxeye daisy (blooms June to October); gooseneck loosestrife spreads freely, so plan to give it free reign in a place you want to fill with authority. Use the T-N site to send a note if you have questions or special requests. Free: reading glasses; sunglasses (Dubuque) - Reading glasses: Foster Grant 51 +1.50 PD62 +/-2MM; OPO815 Harrison Brown. PD622 MM +3.25; CTO819 Council 2.0 3PK BLK Zenni tortoise shell. Another very light-weight pair, with tortoise shell earpieces. No brand or power info. Sunglasses: Pacific CE 001 5708 140 NAUTICA PC (Nice. Great shape.) Two pairs of clip-on sunglasses for glasses with small, rectangular lenses. All are in good shape. Frames aren't worn. Lenses aren't scratched. Free: misc. kitchen/picnic items (Dubuque) - *8"x12"x14" soft-sided cooler. Red/black/gray. Zippered compartments on each end, side-zip pocket, adjustable padded canvas shoulder strap, criss-cross elastic straps to carry extras on top. Clean. *salt & pepper shakers--3" tall square glass w/ red/blue fireworks , stainless steel lids. Like new. *large red Coca-Cola glass, iconic style diner style perfect plastic 6" tall.*3" antique glass waffle-surface pepper shaker with red plastic lid. Fine condition. *HOME brand 10" whisk, with heavy ceramic orange handle. *whisk--7" long, with wooden handle, loop for hanging. *Silicone pasta fork--heat resistant, orange/black. *3" tall 2" diameter 1980s white cream pitcher with handle. Embossed w old mill scene, glazed blue. *3X5X2" red ceramic loaf pan--oven, dishwasher, microwave safe. Good for gifting baked loaf. Perfect. *7" Epoch Promenade salad plate, Field Flower pattern. Perfect condition. *4" tall clear maple syrup bottle, with dime-sized looped handle. Perfect. You're welcome to one, some, or all. Free: cards and postcards (Dubuque) - *Note cards--Nature's Portrait floral. *Birthday and all-occasion cards. *Set of Victorian style floral post cards. *Sorry-I-Missed-Your-Birthday cards.. *Set of 6 postcards--teddy bears riding a swan. *post-it cards with stickers. *12 2x3" "Wonderful wishes" note cards--for gift tuck-ins or other small greetings. *Bookplates--idyllic swan scene in blues/greens and two older styles. You're welcome to any, some, or all. Free: bulbs/dimmer/vases/candles (Dubuque) - *etched clear glass tumbler 4" tall, 2.5" in diameter. Grape pattern. Made for display or bouquet. *4-pack of 40w dimmable relaxLED CAC soft white light bulbs with candelabra base. Manual Select full-range Dimmer. "Converts any lamp to full range dimming. Simple to install. Fits all lamps." Requires an inexpensive one-way bulb. Has complete packaging. *4"x4"x4" gold metal candle holder, with lining for conversion to floral vase. Pristine condition. *4 oz. scented Chrism beeswax candle, in round gold tin with lid. *10" tall glass vase, 4" diameter. Slightly flared at rim. Bottom five inches of vase wrapped nicely in rope. By Crisa, Made in Mexico. Full of dried poppy seed heads and fern fronds. *3x3" ceramic dragonfly cork-backed coaster. Never used. *Set of four coasters--simple photo of Pacific Northwest coast in high wind. Great shape. You're welcome to any, some, or all. Free: Barbell Set (Cedar Falls) - DP Champion black vinyl covered concrete weights. Several vinyl covers are cracked but works fine. Bar included with lock collars. Request: Moving Boxes (Marion, Cedar Rapids) - I prefer larger but appreciate any. Free: Desk and chair (Ankeny)
Photo of free Desk and chair (Ankeny)
Free: Tv stand/cabinet (Ankeny) - 78 x 25. Very solid and heavy
Photo of free Tv stand/cabinet (Ankeny)
Free: flannel items, new and unused (Dubuque) - One 12x16" flannel-lined carry bag with loop handles. White cotton--daisies on pink background. Nice. One 12x18" pink flannel bag decorated with orange mice, turtles, and butterflies. Green satin drawstring. Good for little girl's storage/carry bag. Eight 5" x 6" two-ply flannel napkins in black/gray/white comical cat print. Stitched edges. Washable. Six 6"x11" navy flannel towels with stitched edges. Designed as reusable, washable "paper" towels. You're welcome to any, some, or all. Free: Styrofoam box (Des Moines, west side) - I have one styrofoam boxe - 16" x 16" x 16" - each side is about 3/4-1" thick. These come because I order various fish which come frozen. Fish come fine and I have these boxes left over. I hope someone can use them - one or all!!!
Photo of free Styrofoam box (Des Moines, west side)
Free: shoe laces (some vintage/in pack) (Dubuque) - *1 pair "Diamond Brand" brown laces marked 10 cents. *2 pair 18" vintage brown laces for men's shoes. Kiwi brand. *2 pair 27" white sport laces--"for most womens and youth sneakers." New in pack. *3 pair 45" white laces still in wrappers. *1 pair Trax 18" white laces. *1 pair 36" white laces, with wrapper. Several additional pairs shoe laces--navy, black, brown, yellow, tan, white in various lengths. All good. You're welcome to any, some or all. Free: for crafting: paper/felt/feathers (Dubuque) - *origami instruction book and 200+ 6"x8" sheets of imported origami paper, in many solid colors. *two partial rolls of decorative gold trim. *felt--eight uncut 12"x8" squares + several other pieces. Many colors. *pipe cleaners, many colors *6 pairs of 1/2" googly eyes. Still in package. *large baggie of feathers, bright blue and bright yellow. *Monogram "W" Garden stone insert. 4.5" in diameter. Still in pack. *large corks *Moon Calendar; stickers; some cancelled postage stamps & used greeting cards You're welcome to any, some, or all. Request: Boys 5T (Hiawatha, Iowa) - Needed: size 5T boys, summer clothes and/or pants as well. Free: ephemera: 1920s, 1939, 1984 (Dubuque) - 1920s to 1930s: monochrome post-card-sized prints of Florence, Italy architecture. 1939: 20-page Sunday Supplement from "This Week Magazine" February 19, 1939. Articles and ads from this "Indianapolis Star" Sunday magazine include: *"A Foreigner Looks at Our Flag." *an article on then movie star Nancy Kelly. *an illustrated short story by Hugh Austin, "The Way Girls Are". *an illustrated short story "The Mysterious Lodger," by E. Phillips Oppenheim. *an article on arm injuries in baseball training camp. *another short story, this one by Jane Abbott: "Undutiful Daughter." a full-page ads for Swift's Premium Bacon, another for Elgin watches. . . . and many other engaging historical curiosities. *1984 Betty Crocker COUPON CATALOG, in very good condition. 1990: *"The LIFE 100 Most Important Americans of the 20th Century," from Jane Adams to Malcolm X. 1990 Life Magazine. Very good condition. 1990: 2 large folding maps from Philippines: "Discovering DAVAO"; "CEBU and BOHOL: A Traveller's Map." You're welcome to any, some or all. Free: Verdi record/sheet music/harmonica (Dubuque) - *William Kratt Co. Brass Band Harmonica. Key of C. *Two-record set of Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem." Conductor Igor Markevitch. Played by Moscow Philharmonic and the State Academic Chorus. 1969. Case, sleeves, and records themselves all in very good condition. If they've been played, I can't tell it. SHEET MUSIC: *"MICHAEL AARON PIANO PRIMER" (for the early-age beginner). In good shape. *20 ALL-TIME HIT PARADE Piano/Easy Organ Solos. 1965.*MUSIC OF TODAY No. 54. Arranged by John Brimhall. 1964. "A selected group of . . . favorite songs particularly arranged for the student of piano." *PLAYING THROUGH THE HISTORY OF THE PIANO. 35 Original keyboard Compositions by Great Masters from "Harpsicord . . . to the present. 1959. Complete. Cover slightly worn. Inside fine. *EASY CLASSICS TO MODERNS: "Music for Millions Series." 142 easy piano pieces. 1956. *Guild Musicianship Book Part 1: Elementary - Intermediate. Summy-Birchard Co, Evanston, IL, 1964. *Sherwood Music School Piano Course: Grade Preparatory B: Lessons and Tests 21-40, 1958. In original envelope, good condition. Single works: *Czarda's Rhapsody. For Piano--Intermediate Grade. 1963. *Bach's "Arioso in G." No. 3417, pub. 1940. *L. van Beethoven: Two Easy Sonatas, Op. 49. For Piano, by G. Schirmer, Inc. New York. You're welcome to any, some, or all. Free: 2 1960s screen door protectors (Dubuque) - Painted ivory, in great shape, Would be perfect for a 50s to 80s era house--front door or back. Have been stored in our attic 40 years. If you're interested in them, can send photo. Free: A bunch of Plastic holders w. lids (Des Moines, west side) - As you can see from the pics I have a bunch of plastic holders with lids, clean from nonsmoking home, which someone might find of use. I'd love to give them away [all or only some] before I need to put them in the landfill. The tall thin one in the last photo is especially useful for holding pencils and long thing things and some of them are really sturdy and very useful.
Photo of free A bunch of Plastic holders w. lids (Des Moines, west side)
Photo of free A bunch of Plastic holders w. lids (Des Moines, west side)
Photo of free A bunch of Plastic holders w. lids (Des Moines, west side)
Photo of free A bunch of Plastic holders w. lids (Des Moines, west side)
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Free: Spanish/English Dictionary (Dubuque) - *New Century publishing English/Spanish; Spanish English Dictionary. 638-page handbook-sized hardback. Good condition. * Spanish Workbook for Master 3 on "Situaciones." 248 pages, including worksheet pages and complete answer key. You're welcome to either or both. Free: Women's Writing--Stories and Poetry (Dubuque) - Novels, Stories, Collections of Fiction: *"Classic American Women Writers: Jewett, Cather, Chopin, Wharton" *Ursula Leguin: "The Left Hand of Darkness." *Flannery O'Connor: "Everything that Rises Must Converge" *Edith Wharton: "The Age of Innocence"; "Ethan Frome." *Carson McCullers: "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter"; "The Member of the Wedding." *Joyce Carol Oates: "Do with Me What You Will." Poetry: *NO MORE MASKS--An Anthology of Poems by Women, 396-page paperback. *ANNE SEXTON--THE COMPLETE POEMS, 622 pages. Nonfiction Nonfiction: *Gertrude Stein--*The Geographical History of America; *The Letters of Alice B. Toklas STAYING ON ALONE. *Margaret Fuller--Woman in the 19th Century; You're welcome to any, some, or all. Free: screens, handles, hardware, tape (Dubuque) - *Screens are 18.5" X 36 13/16" custom-made by Zephyr aluminum w/Better View screen and gray frame. Perfect condition. Never used.For tender seedling cover/shade? *Two wooden drawer handles are 4.5 " wide, unfinished and never used. Include mounting screws. *Sealing tape to winterize windows and doors--five rolls. *Window hardware for hanging blinds--metal brackets, plastic brackets, new metal screws. *double-sided foam mounting tape *Velcro fasteners *Grounding strap. Clean and in good serviceable condition. Free: retro office and school (Dubuque) - *small gold colored pen and pencil: one 4" Space Pen by Fisher USA; one 4" slender pencil, ring on end. *Westcott Made in U.S.A. wooden ruler. *pencils, incl. 2 unsharpened: "Oglala Lakota College" + Chaffee Zoological Gardens SAVE RAINFOREST *Partial pack of retro copy paper+ carbon paper used in1970s to make copies. You're welcome to any, some, or all. Free: Poetry--Irish, British, US (Dubuque) - "Treasured Verses" to inspire teachers and students--1962 edition of 20-page folder. In good shape. THE PENGUIN BOOK OF IRISH VERSE, poems by Irish poets. NO MORE MASKS! AN ANTHOLOGY OF POEMS BY WOMEN. 87 poets included. 395 pp. ANNE SEXTON: THE COMPLETE POEMS. 622 pp. WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS, Selected Poems and Two Plays. MENTOR BOOK OF MAJOR BRITISH POETS, William Blake to Dylan Thomas. THE POSTMODERNS: NEW AMERICAN POETRY REVISED: Ferlinghetti, Kerouac, Ginsberg, Creeley. . . THE POETRY AND CRITICISM OF MATTHEW ARNOLD. You're welcome to any, some, or all.