Be a Friend

Being a Friend of the Library is a worthwhile experience. Members receive a monthly newsletter and, through volunteering, an opportunity to work with a dedicated group of people.

October Best Used Book Sale

The Friends are looking forward to the October Best Used Book Sale in the Parking Lot at the Library. It will be held on Friday, October 1 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 2 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. behind the Library at 440 West Sierra Madre Blvd.

Featured will be a BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE sale on Cookbooks, Gardening and Decorating books. Buy one book for the marked price, get one of equal or lesser value for free! Come and help us clear our shelves and get some wonderful books on our two-for-one sale. We also will have some beautiful and interesting “Table Books” on sale, including a number of 2021 titles, a small Edward Gorey collection, and some beautiful Art and Contemporary Culture books.

Be A Friend

Being a Friend of the Library is a worthwhile experience. The Friends develop and support programs and projects benefiting everyone in the community. Members receive a monthly newsletter and, through volunteering, an opportunity to work with a dedicated group of people.

Whatever your interests and wherever your talents lie, you’re sure to find your niche as a Friend of the Sierra Madre Library. Preserve the community’s past and prepare it for the future. 

Please consider volunteering for one of the Friends’ Committees or Fund Raising Events. Click here to fill out our online volunteer application today and let us know what your interests are. We will contact you in the near future.

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.”

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