Best Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library announce that the annual BACK-TO-SCHOOL sale will be held on Friday, August 2 from 3:00–7:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 3 from 10:00 a.m.–2 p.m. Featured in the basement will be many reference materials, study aids, and student materials. As always, there will be New and Nearly-New fiction and non-fiction, including the complete set of the “Miss Dimity” mystery books. Also, look for our collection of Large-Format books on Art, Cooking, Sports, History and Contemporary Culture on the table in the basement. These are always in great condition.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