Silent Auction Of Collectible Books

The Friends of the Sierra Made Library ‘Silent Auction of Collectible Books’ will take place from November 1 – December 3 at the Library. Featured are many interesting and collectible books, including some SIGNED, FIRST, and LIMITED EDITIONS.

The 17 selections will be in the Display Case in the main room of the Library and will be available for your inspection on Saturdays, November 3, 10, 17 and December 1 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. and Monday, December 3 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Bids may be entered in the notebook on the service counter. The highest bidders on Monday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m. will be the winners.Continue Reading

Best Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library announce that their December Best Used Book Sale will be held on Friday, December 7, from 3:00-7:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 8, from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. It will be held in the Basement and the Parking Lot at the rear of the Library — 440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Featured in the Basement this time will be a collection of NEW items suitable for gift-giving for all ages. 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