Best Used Book Sale

Join the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library at their Back-to-School Used Book Sale! The sale will be held on Friday, August 3 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 4 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the rear of the Library. Featured for sale in the Basement will be a variety of school supplies, reference sets, atlases, dictionaries and even a world globe! There are complete sets of “The Old West,” “Great Lives from History (American Women Series)” and “The Dictionary of Art” to use at home or in the classroom.  As always, we will have Nearly New best-sellers and “coffee-table” books on the Basement Table.  The shelves are overflowing with all kinds of fiction and non-fiction as well as DVDs and CDs.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