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.

Best Used Book Sale for June

We’re back! The Friends are happy to announce that there will be a Regular Best Used Book Sale in June. Masks and social distancing will be required in the Parking Lot behind the Library during the two-day sale. It will be held Friday, June 4 from 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 5 from10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

There will be many $1.00 Bargain Books available, including a World War II collection, contemporary fiction and nonfiction as well as DVDs and CDs. We’ve been saving lots of Children’s and Teen books too; they will be priced from 25 cents -$1.00. Small paperbacks will be 25 cents each or 5/$1.00.

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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