Library auction items revealed

DOWNEY – The Friends of the Downey City Library have announced this month’s silent auction items, with proceeds benefiting library programs and services. Auction items include:

“Why Dogs Do That” (questions answered with humor and photos);

“Los Angeles Then and Now” (a captivating chronicle of history and change);

“Guitar-A Complete Guide for the Player” (the most authoritative work on the full range of guitar designs and playing styles);

“All-American Ads of the 50’s” (a time capsule of America in the 50’s);

“Jackie’s Style” and “Remembering Jackie” (two great books on First Lady Jackie Kennedy);

“Elephants” (captivating photos and information);

“Thunderbird-An Illustrated History of the Ford T-Bird” (the original 2-seater was manufactured for only three years);

“Chronicle of the Cinema” (lots of pictures and stories of the first century of film);

“Everyday Italian” (fresh and simple Italian recipes);

“Garden Style” (Better Homes and Gardens shares hundreds of ideas for indoor and outdoor gardens);

“Amish Odyssey” (the best of Bill Coleman’s photographs of the day to day life of the Amish);

“Smithsonian Baseball” (a celebration of the abiding passion for our national pastime)

Books have opening bids of $5-$10 and are on display in the library lobby. Bids can be made through May 31 in the Friend’s Bookstore, located in the young adult section of the library.




Published: May 8, 2014 - Volume 13 - Issue 04