Library celebrating 50 years

DOWNEY - The Downey City Library will celebrate its 50th birthday with a slew of free events Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.The library will be rededicated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9:30 a.m. featuring the City Council. The celebration will include a scavenger hunt, book giveaways, book raffles, and pi?±atas for children. Hector Navarro of Cakeland will lead a cake decorating demonstration for adults at 1 p.m. "There will be something for all ages; you might even meet one of your favorite book characters at our party," said City Librarian Nancy Messineo. The library will also be issuing commemorative gold library cards in honor of the event. For more information, call (562) 904-7360, ext. 132, or visit the library.

********** Published: September 25, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 23