Library silent auction taking bids

DOWNEY - The Downey City Library's silent auction items for the month of January are now available for preview in the library's foyer.Items include "Ben Franklin's Almanac of Wit, Wisdom and Practical Advice" by the editors of the Old Farmer's Almanac and includes useful tips and fascinating facts of every day of the year; "The Sixties in Pictures" by James Lescott, a swinging era where the highs were very high and the lows were very low and everybody had an opinion about everything; "Star Trek - the Original and Uncut Television Series" and the "Star Trek Movies" includ seven tapes from 1966, 19 tapes from 1967, 12 tapes from 1968 and eight tapes from the 1969 television series, and also included are six Star Trek movies in VHS format. Bids can be placed in the Friends of the Downey City Library bookstore inside the library until Jan. 28. Auction items can also be viewed online at

********** Published: January 19, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 40