Library auction items on display

DOWNEY - The Friends of the Downey City Library are auctioning items to benefit the library.Auction items are displayed in the library foyer and include "Duty, Honor, Victory - America's Athletes in World War II" by Gary Bloomfield, the untold story of many of America's great athletes who's battlefield records are seldom if ever mentioned including Dizzy Dean, Pee Wee Reese, Jackie Robinson and others; "The Saga of an American Family" by Alex Haley, a signed first edition collectors copy, published in 1976, a work of African American literature and heritage; "Webster's Third New International Dictionary and Seven Language Dictionary" by Merriam-Webster, a complete English language dictionary including a seven language dictionary. All items can be viewed online at by clicking the "Friends" tab. Bids will be accepted until Feb. 25 inside the Friends Book Store.

********** Published: February 16, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 44