Silent auction to support library

DOWNEY - The Friends of the Downey City Library is holding a silent auction in order to raise money for the library.Up for auction is "Steamtown in Color" (America's steam locomotives); "In Praise of Sailors" (history of the world's sailors); "Through the Unknown Southwest" (a view of Arizona and New Mexico a century ago); "Carleton Watkins - The Art of Perception" (visual record of the American West); "Urban Legends" (all the great ones); "Heaven and Earth - Unseen by the Naked Eye" (includes fascinating photographs); "Storybook Treasury of Dick and Jane and Friends" (three of the best loved original classics); "Shoebox - Greatest Hits and Misses" (hundreds of Hallmark's funniest cards); "The Best of the Oprah Magazine/20th Anniversary Oprah Winfrey Show DVD" (includes the premier issue of her magazine); "Gardens of the Wine Country" (the spectacular gardens of Napa Valley); "Complete Entertaining Cookbook" (Joyce Goldstein's recipes); "Luka and the Fire of Life" (one of Salman Rushdie's best). All books have opening bids as low as $6-$8 and are on display in the library lobby. Bids can be made through Sept. 28 on cards in the Friend's Bookstore, which is located in the young adult section of the library.

********** Published: Sept. 19, 2013 - Volume 12 - Issue 23