Books, Babes and Boyer

Published: Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 14:43 PM.

At the time, I had no idea what Bunco was beyond what Sgt. Friday taught me during his frequent excursions with the Bunco squad on Dragnet.

In order not to date myself too much, let’s say I learned this while watching reruns of Dragnet.

In any case, until meeting with the Reid Avenue Babes the concept of Bunco conjured up all manners of vice.

As for the game, I hadn’t a clue and still don’t. Anything more complicated that checkers is beyond me.

But the library was certainly in need.

This community asset was having its budget slashed as governments constrained on spending and so many perks of the library, magazines, newspapers, books on CD, entertainment DVDs, depended on the margin between fully-funded and cash shortfalls.

That is where the Friends of the Library come in.



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