Best Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library announce that their October Best Used Book Sale is coming up soon. The sale will be held in the basement and the parking lot behind the Library (440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd.) on Friday, October 2, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Featured will be a HALF-PRICE sale on DVDs. Also available will be several collections for the history buff, including a complete set of The Second World War by Winston Churchill and two selections by the historian Page Smith.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