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.

Come Play Drag Bingo to Raise Funds for the Library!

Due to the pandemic, the Wine & Cuisine Tasting Benefit will not be happening this year (or next?). The committee has been thinking “out of the box” for other ideas to help support the children’s programs, book purchases, and supplies needed at the Sierra Madre Public Library. They have found a great way for you to spend a fun evening in your own home – Drag Queen Bingo!!

The date is Saturday, December 5 and will be held live at 6:00 p.m. Pacific Coast Time – but wherever you live in the U.S. you can just Zoom in to join us!  “Peachy” is our host for this 2-hour event.  He will share jokes, sing songs, and host 3 games of Bingo.  You can buy as many Bingo cards as you would like to help support our cause, they are $15 per card.

Best Used Book Sale for December

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library are gathering books and DVDs for the December Drive-Thru Book Sale. It will be held on Saturday, December 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Parking Lot at the Library, 440 West Sierra Madre Blvd. in Sierra Madre.

Featured will be large grocery bags filled with books from the genres of History, Biography, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Home and Garden, Mystery/Thrillers, Kids and Young Adults for only $5.00. In addition, there will be some DVD bags with 8 films of Romance, Action, Drama, Comedy or Kids, also for $5.00 each.

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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