February auction items on display

DOWNEY - The Friends of the Downey City Library February silent auction items are now on display inside the library.Some of this month's choices include: "MGM - When the Lion Roars," richly illustrated with hundreds of full-color and black and white photos, posters, lobby cards, magazine covers and other memorabilia; "The Birds of America" by John Audubon, published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Audubon's birth, it allows his paintings to be seen in all their splendor; "Team of Rivals - The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln," illuminates Lincoln's political genius; "Ansel Adams - An Autobiography" covers the life of one of America's premier photographers of the 20th Century; "Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey," four circus magazines with program guides from 1950-53; and "Picasso - bon vivant" tells us how food profoundly affected Picasso's life and art with more than 50 recipes of the food that inspired him. Bids may be placed inside the Friend's Book Store and will be accepted until Feb. 28. ********** Published: February 13, 2009 - Volume 7 - Issue 43