Books available through silent auction

DOWNEY - The Friends of the Downey City Library is holdings its October silent book auction in order to raise money for the library.Up for auction is: "Jackie Robinson/Miracle Men" (the Dodgers' World Series win in 1988 and a biography of Jackie Robinson); "Halloween Horrors" (more than 50 spine-tingling stories of the scariest night of the year); "Ghost Files - The Haunting Truth" (never-before-seen archives of the Secret Ghost Society); "MC Escher" (some of the finer works of this stunning graphic illustrator); "Creative Cardmaking" (a step-by-step guide to making holiday and greeting cards); "Calvin and Hobbes - Homicidal Psycho Jungle Cat" and the "Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book" (includes commentary by Bill Watterson); "Letters and Notes on the North American Indian" (originally published in 1841); "Hello, Cupcake" (no baking skills or fancy equipment needed to make these playful creations); "A Pictorial History of Boxing" (rare pictures and early drawings); "People Tribute - Jerry Garcia" (a family man, musician, scuba diver and humanitarian); "Morbid Curiosity - Celebrity Tombstones Across America" (lots of pictures and stories); and "Digital Domain - The Leading Edge of Visual Effects" (computer animation and special effects - see how it's done). All books have opening bids as low as $6-$8 and are on display in the library lobby. Bids can be made until noon on Oct. 26 on cards in the Friends Bookstore.

********** Published: Oct. 10, 2013 - Volume 12 - Issue 26