Best Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library announce that the October Best Used Book Sale will be held Friday, October 7, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Featured in the basement at this sale we will have a wonderful collection of books on exploration and exotic travels. We also have complete sets of Winston Churchill’s World War II series and the Durants’ The Story of Civilization. Another wonderful set available is The Imperial Dictionary of Universal Biography, published in England in 1880.Continue Reading

Poster Art Contest

The Friends are looking for an art piece to be featured on our flyers, postcards, publicity media and the poster for our 47th annual Wine and Cuisine Tasting fundraising event to be held on Friday, February 17, 2017. Entries are to be submitted to the Library between October 17 and October 22, 2016. Judging will be held on Monday, October 24.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