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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, May 20, 2015 11A Auction raises $1,778 The most recent book sale at the Quincy branch of the Plumas County Library, held i May 7, 8 and 9, was a huge success, netting the Friends group $1,778.00. "We want to thank the community for its continued support of the Quincy branch of the Plumas County Library," said Diann Jewett, : Secretary and treasurer of the Quincy Friends of the PIumas i County Library. "Our volunteers were just amazing, helping with the sale from set up to breakdown." New to the book sale was a : silent auction for special : books and it was well : received. It will take place again at the next sale. i Donations of gently used :books, as well as donated : book purchases and new and i renewed memberships, all contribute to making the : efforts of the Friends of the Library a success. "We use the proceeds from the book sales for library enhancements. Many projects are ongoing; look for new enhancements in the upcoming months," she said. Jewett also reminded library patrons that they can order books from Zip Books, a grant-funded program through the California State Library. If there is a book or audio book that is not available at the library it can be ordered through this grant. "Readers can ask the library staff about this wonderful free service," she said. There is a simple request form that needs to be completed and then the book is ordered and sent directly to the patron's address. When the patron is finished reading the book, he or she returns it to the library, where it might be added to the collection, or the patron can choose to purchase it. This is a free service with no cost to the patrons. Jewett said the current grant runs through June 2016. Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Quincy Friends of the Plumas County Library can get an application at the library. Gently used books can be donated at the front desk of the library during regular business hours or by calling Jewett at 283-3873 to arrange a donation pickup. The next sale will be held Aug. 6, 7 and 8. Senior Expo set for Tuesday 'As the school year draws to a close, Quincy High School is hosting events and inviting the public to attend. The annual Senior Expo is scheduled for Tuesday, May 26, from 4 to 6 p.m. in front of the Plumas County courthouse. "This is an opportunity for the community to come and informally view the senior class projects," said Terrie Redkey, an instructor at the school. If it rains, the expo will be held in the high school cafeteria. Senior presentations are scheduled to be held from 12:30 to 2:45 p.m. at the high school Friday, May 29. Call the high school at 283-6510 for a schedule of when each student will speak. Following the presentations the Centennial Dedication is scheduled from 2:45 to 3:15 p.m. on campus at China Rock. The event will include a time capsule and refreshments. Heat race finish at spee,]way The checkered flag flies for the IMCA Modified racers at American Valley Speedway on Saturday night. Placing first in the early heat race is Erica Buhr (69), followed by Ray Benkowski (25) and Chris Nieman (3). See the complete story on page 7C. Photo by Greg Knight "'' "IF"'" ' .......... /.l.  ,t,, z '!!,, ii f"'" Sll-Rl00a, (,AS(,ADI. Ilgr,,gute & ilsplmlt Prodmts, Ira. For Jill Your Ilrnght-Friadlu I.andscaping Needs IS30i 2SR-4SSS ASHPALT ROCK SAND 6RAVEL DELIVERY OR PICKUP www.sierracascadeinc.com CA LIC #999787 QUARRY OPERATIONS: 6600 Old Ski Road, Chester 474-315 Hwy. 395, I.itchfield I ALL GAVE. SOME AND, SOME GAVE ALL! Memorial Weekend May 22-24 th from 10am to 3pm You can build a care package for our soldier or sponsor a wreath for a Veteran's grave for the National Remembrance Ceremony. Stop by Valu-Wide Discounts (on the corner of Hwy 70 and Gulling in Portola) BUILD A CARE PACKAGE FOR OUR SOLDIERS There will be a display of acceptableitems/ideas for the boxes. Or if you like you can simply sponsor a box that is already filled! No shopping required. If shipping is your thing there will be a donation can out to help off-set some of the shipping cost as well. SPONSOR A WREATH Your wreath sponsorship places a wreath on a Veteran's grave and helps to fund Veteran and educational outreach. The Nations Remembrance Ceremony's at Whispering Pines and Shady Grove here in Portola (as well as the Nation) will be DECEMBER 12, 2015. . .... , ,,,f ...... :, .,.,:.,, Schedule of Eents: TIME 10:00 AM 10:45 AM 11:30 AM 11:45 AM 12:00 PM 12:30 PM 1:00 PM 1:30 PM 1:45 PM 2:00 PM 2:45 PM PAWS ON PARADE Sier A Fundralser for HSAR Saturday, May 23, 2015 .... ai,Res>  ACTIVITY Registration for the Walk The Walk to Save Homeless Pets Costume Contest RedRover Readers -- Reading Portola HS Band National Disaster Search Dog Foundation Portola HS Band Look-a-Like Contest RedRover Readers -- Reading HSAR Alumni Parade Raffle Enjoy the day in Graeagle, CA. Ongoing activities for the day include food from the Rotary Club of Portola, a bake sale with people & doggy treats, Medium & Pet Psychic Terri Jay, Meg's Meats, Pet First Aid, Painted Hounds Pet Portraits, Essential Oils, a Doggy Kissing Booth, Corn Hole Game, Diving 4 Dogs and more... MORE "l'V. 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