DOWNEY - Several items are being put up for bid with proceeds to benefit the Friends of the Downey City Library.Auction items include "Portrait in Sepia" by Isabel Allenda, a richly-detailed epic about character and family ties set in Chile at the end of the 19th century; "Wonders of the World" edited by Alessandra Capodiferro displays the masterpieces of architecture from 4000 B.C. to the present; "The Super Bowl" with forward by Pete Rozelle, stories, pictures, stats, player and coaches of the first 24 Super Bowls; "The Native Americans - An Illustrated History" by Betty Ballantine is a look at the archeological history of the native peoples of America. Auction items are currently on display inside the library's foyer. Bids will be accepted inside the Friends Book Store until Jan. 30. For a complete listing of items up for bid, go to www.downeylibrary.org and click on the "Friends" tab.
********** Published: January 22, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 40