A limited number of bears recast from the model created by Cody sculptor Jeff Rudolph for the “Gathering of Grizzlies” fundraiser in 2008 are now for sale at silent auction. These 11” tall bears have been embellished by local artists. There are 24 new bears.
An artists’ reception and closing bid event will be held at the Cody Library in Grizzly Hall, 6:00 p.m. Saturday, November 8. Event tickets are now on sale for $25 at the library and at the Cody Country Art League.
Bidders need not be present to win, but are encouraged to attend to make final bids. This event is limited to adults 21 and older. Refreshments including beer and wine will be served.
For more information contact the foundation at 527-1886 or visit www.parkcountylibrary.org/foundation.
The Bears are on display at the Cody Library and at the Cody Country Art League.
Money raised benefits the Park County Library Foundation’s Wyoming State Endowment Challenge. For every dollar contributed the endowment fund will receive a two dollar match from the State of Wyoming.
A special book sale by The Friends of the Cody Library (F.O.C.L.) will be held 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday, November 7. Limited editions, coffee table books and select rare books will be offered at the Friends’ store.
At left, Kate Mossman is getting ready for the big sale.
F.O.C.L. sells donated books to meet needs in every department in the library. For a full list follow this link.
The store is open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturdays and weekdays, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Sundays. It is located directly across from the Biblio Bistro in the library. Hardback books cost $2, soft covers $1, paperbacks 50 cents, DVDs, CDs and audio books $1. Children’s books cost only 25 cents. There are three “free” carts full of various materials immediately outside the store. Payment inside the store is on the honor system. Put money in the gray box with the slot.
F.O.C.L. members stock the store weekly and more often during the summer when demand is greatest. They perform an important community service by recycling.
For those interested in joining F.O.C.L., please leave a message at the library, 527-1880.
They are in multiple formats here at the library. For instance An Unfinished Life is available as a print book, on CD audio, as a book club kit, in large print and as a free eBook. We have the movie on DVD starring Robert Redford, Jennifer Lopez and Morgan .Freeman
Learn more about Mark and his work at www.markspragg.com. Virginia Korus Spragg photograph.