47th Annual Wine And Cuisine Tasting Tickets Now On Sale

47th Annual Wine And Cuisine Tasting Tickets Now On Sale

The annual gourmet Wine and Cuisine Tasting Benefit, a major fund-raising event, is celebrating its 47th Anniversary to support the Sierra Madre Public Library. It is sponsored by the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to supporting our community Library. All funds received from this event support the Library.Continue Reading

Best Used Book Sale

The upcoming Best Used Book Sale will take place on Friday, February 3 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, February 4 from 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. This will be our annual VINTAGE sale. We have been collecting interesting and collectible books especially for this sale. Featured in the Basement will be many SIGNED, FIRST, and LIMITED editions from the past. There also will be several fascinating sets to choose from, such as the Imperial Dictionary of Universal Bography (1890?), America: Great Crises in Our History (1923), The Nazis of Germany (1978), and the Smithsonian Scientific Series (1938).Continue Reading

The 55th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair MAY 6-7, 2017

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library are preparing for the 55th 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

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