Best Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library announce that their October Book Sale will be held Friday, October 6, from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, October 7, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Featured in the Basement this time will be a collection of Edward Gorey books and some wonderful books on Ceramics and Pottery as well as our amazing “Coffee Table” books on Art, Cooking, History and Contemporary Culture. Look for a BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE SALE (of equal or lesser value) on our cookbook, gardening, decorating, and craft shelves. (Sorry—not on Table Books.)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