53rd Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair

53rd Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair

The 53rd Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair, sponsored by the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library, will be held in Memorial Park, 222 West Sierra Madre Blvd, on Saturday, May 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Over 75 artists, including 10 newly juried artists, will display and sell their works of art. Mediums include oil paintings, jewelry, watercolors, glass, wood, metal, wearable art, photography, pottery, ceramics, mixed media and weaving. The Art Fair will be the perfect place to find Mother’s Day, graduation and wedding gifts and to buy pieces for your own enjoyment.Continue Reading

2015 Featured Artist – Frank Yee

2015 Featured Artist – Frank Yee

When Frank Yee first walked into a Bonsai (“bone sigh”) class at a Los Angeles Community College forty-five years ago, he felt an instant affinity for this ancient art form. As a dental technician and math instructor, he could see how proportion, ratio, and shape played a part in forming these live miniature trees.Continue Reading

The 53rd Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair MAY 2-3, 2015

The 53rd Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair MAY 2-3, 2015

The 53rd Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair, sponsored by the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library, will be held in Memorial Park, 222 West Sierra Madre Blvd., on Saturday, May 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Sunday, May 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Continue Reading

Best Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library announce that the Best Used Book Sale will be held Friday, April 3, from 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 4, from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.Continue Reading

45Th Annual Wine And Cuisine Tasting

45Th Annual Wine And Cuisine Tasting

Tickets are on sale now for the 45th annual Friends of the Sierra Madre Library Wine and Cuisine Tasting. The event will be held on Friday evening, February 20, at the Alverno Villa, 200 North Michillinda Avenue in 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

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