Best Used Book Sale


The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library announce that the next Best Used Book Sale will be on Friday, August 5, from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, August 6, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The shelves in the basement are crammed full with all kinds of wonderful books. In order to make room for future donations, ALL SHELVES IN THE BASEMENT WILL BE HALF-PRICE ON SATURDAY!!! (Sorry, not on Table Books or the Featured Shelves). This will be a great opportunity to purchase from our fiction and non-fiction collections, including mystery, history, cooking, art and vintage 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