Silent auction benefiting library

DOWNEY - Friends of the Downey City Library are holding a silent auction this month with proceeds benefiting the library.A partial list of auction items includes "Sherlock Holmes Book & DVD Collection" by Nelson Doubleday, featuring 29 short stories, two full-length DVD adventures and a DVD bonus, "The Secret Identity of Jack the Ripper"; "Russian Imperial Style" by Laura Cerwinske, highlights costumes, palaces, furniture, jewelry, objects d'art and table settings produced by Russian nobility between 1762 and 1917 displayed in photographs along with the author's historical narrative; "James Bond Encyclopedia" by John Cork and Collin Stutz is fact-packed and spectacularly illustrates every aspect of the Bond story from Sean Connery to Daniel Craig. A description of all items are available at by clicking on the "Friends" tab. Bids will be accepted in the Friend's Book Store until noon on Sept. 25.

********** Published: September 16, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 22