Downey Library's June auction items

DOWNEY – The Friends of the Downey City Library holds monthly silent auctions to raise money for library programs. June auction items include:

Sherlock Holmes” (a nine volume set that includes four novels and 56 short stories- the complete adventures of Sherlock Holmes);

Trump-How to Get Rich” (Trump tells about his real estate empire, his position as head of the 20,000 member Trump Organization, and about how he has taught his children the value of money and hard work.);

The Last Days of Marilyn Monroe” (two books about Marilyn Monroe’s last days with lots of pictures and stories);

The World of Hirschfeld” (Hirschfeld’s most memorable work as illustrator for the New York Times along with many of his less known works in color; a good humored look at most of the stars of the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s);

National Geographic-July 1976” (the magazine’s celebration of America’s bicentennial);

America the Beautiful” (Sabuda, a master paper engineer, illustrates “America the Beautiful” with seven outstanding pop up works of art);

Beatles Memorabilia” (includes 2-LP records: Abbey Road and Help; and 2-magazines: Rolling Stone and Saturday Evening Post, both from January 2014);

Disney’s-Americana Storybook Collection” (this collection celebrates seventeen Disney classics including Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Ben Franklin, Paul Revere and many others);

One Summer-America” (it began with Lindbergh’s flight across the Atlantic and Babe Ruth’s assault on the home run record; it also was a pivotal time for America’s banking business and a disastrous weather time for our southern states);

Food-Vegetarian Home Cooking” (simple, delicious meals to tempt both vegetarians and meat eaters; meals and desserts for every occasion and budget – a library book that has been taken out of circulation);

Great Highways of the World” (25 of the world’s most famous roads, from the Silk Road to Route 66, from Spain to South Africa, from Bangkok to the mighty Stuart Highway of Australia, with lots of pictures and history);

Corvette-Sports Car Superstar” (the Auto Editors and Consumer Guide give more than 1100 photographs showing the complete history of one of the world’s great sports cars).

Items have opening bids from $5-$8 and are on display in the library lobby. Bids can be made through noon, Saturday, June 24th, on cards in the Friend’s Bookstore located in the young adult section of the library,