The Friends of the Drake Public Library will not be having a rummage sale this year.
The group has had five consecutive years of successful rummage sales, but this year it will be having some different projects to raise funds to support the library.
The fall raffle began on Sept. 3. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. They can be purchased at the library or by mailing a request with return address labels for the number of tickets desired. Send requests to: Friends of the Drake Public Library, 115 Drake Ave., Centerville, IA 52544. The drawing will be held Nov. 1. All proceeds will be used to support the library and to promote literacy.
• A $100 gift card donated by Centerville Walmart.
• A $100 gift card donated by Centerville Hy-Vee.
• A $25 gift card donated by Centerville Fareway.
• A $25 gift certificate for Magic Forest Books, donated by Molly Weber (available at Bradley Hall).
• St. Mary’s Catholic Church cookbook, donated by Marcia Meller
• Wall quilt rack, donated by Marcia Meller.
• Four hat and scarf sets (four winners) crafted and donated by Winona Whitaker with Whitaker Knits in the colors of Hogwarts Houses in the Harry Potter movies: Gryffindor, burgundy and gold; Slytherin, green and gray; Ravenclaw; blue and gray, and Hufflepuff, black and gold.
• Norman Rockwell 1977 Mother’s Day collector plate donated by Virginia Padovan.
• Afghan with Drake Library inset crafted and donated by Fern Broshar.
• Original 18×24 oil painting on canvas, painted and donated by Judy Buban from a photograph taken on Dec. 31, 2011 from the hillside on the west end of the Buck Creek dam, Lake Rathbun
• “Centerville – A Mid-American Saga,” written and donated by Enfys McMurry
• “Dolly,” a white horse framed portrait donated by Bad Birds Photos and Stoneworks/Anthony and Kathy Cornett
• Ceramic golfer figures donated by Jim and Mary Milani.
• Necklace crafted and donated by Deanna Allen.
Drake Public Library
115 Drake Ave.
Hours: Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Mon. – Fri.: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.