Best Used Book Sale

The upcoming Friends of the Sierra Madre Library BEST USED BOOK SALE will be held on Friday, February 1 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. and Saturday, February 2 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. 

Featured this time will be our annual VINTAGE collection.  We will have a large amount of attractive and valuable classic books for sale on the Basement table and on our shelves. Continue Reading

The 57th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair MAY 4-5, 2019

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library are preparing for the 57th Annual Art Fair. It is located in Memorial Park at Sierra Madre Boulevard and Hermosa Avenue in the charming three-square mile village of Sierra Madre. Set against the San Gabriel Mountains between Pasadena and Arcadia, it is an attraction in itself. Our downtown has a friendly mix of sidewalk cafés and shops.Continue Reading

Friends Of The Library Wine & Cuisine Tasting – Save The Date!

The Friends of the Library’s Wine and Cuisine Tasting Event for 2019 will be held next year on Friday, September 27, 2019. This “Harvest Festival of Wine and Cuisine” will take place again at Alverno’s beautiful Villa Del Sol de Oro.
More information will be in our next newsletter and posted on the web site– but please save that time to join us for wine, food, music, entertainment, and of course our wonderful silent auction at Alverno’s Villa del Sol d’ Oro in Sierra Madre. Continue Reading

What Your Support Means

As the old song says, “I get by with a little help from my friends”. It was 1953 when a few visionaries recognized that even a library needs a friend and so began the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library. From that modest beginning, we have grown to an organization of over 300 members whose bylaws state that “The purpose of the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library is to promote awareness of, support for, and utilization of the high quality programs, services, and facilities of the Sierra Madre Library as a lifelong center of learning.” Continue Reading