46th Annual Wine And Cuisine Tasting Tickets Now On Sale

46th 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 46th 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.

It will be held on Friday evening, February 19, 2016, from 7:00-9:30pm at Alverno’s historic Villa del Sol d’Oro, located at 200 N. Michillinda Avenue, Sierra Madre, and will be an elegant affair featuring more than two dozen vintners providing superb wines and local restaurants offering creative food and desserts.Continue Reading

The 54th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair MAY 7-8, 2016

The 54th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair MAY 7-8, 2016

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library are preparing for the 54th 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

Best Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library announce that their February Best Used Book Sale will be held Friday, February 5, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, February 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The sale is held at the back of the Library, 440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd; in the parking lot and in the basement.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