Hard-Boiled Detective Phillip Marlow Hangs His Hat at the Sierra Madre Public Library in February 2015

Sierra Madre, CA. – December 15, 2014 – Raymond Chandler’s LA Noir classic, The Long Goodbye is Sierra Madre’s One Book One City choice for 2015. Published in 1953 and featuring his famous detective, Philip Marlow, Chandler called the novel “my best book”. The One Book One City Committee has planned a month of exciting events celebrating Chandler and the LA Noir genre. All events will take place at the Sierra Madre Public Library.

City of Sierra Madre Turf Removal Rebate Program

Sierra Madre, CA. – December 4, 2014 – Starting on Monday, December 8, 2014, the City of Sierra Madre will begin accepting applications for a Turf Removal Rebate Program. Property owners may be eligible to receive a rebate of $1.00 per square foot of turf that is removed. The maximum rebate is $1,000 per property owner.

Third Thursday Book Club Holiday Meeting

Sierra Madre, CA. - November 25, 2014 - Sierra Madre Public Library’s 3rd Thursday Book Club will meet on Thursday, December 18, 2014, at 11:00 am for a special holiday gathering. Bring your favorite book of the year and enjoy festive refreshments. All are welcome.

One Book One City Committee Announces 2015 Selection

Sierra Madre, CA - November 19, 2014 - Classic LA Detective Yarn Tapped as the Next One Book, One City Selection. Raymond Chandler’s classic, The Long Goodbye, has been chosen as Sierra Madre’s One Book One City selection for 2015. Published in 1953 and featuring his famous detective, Philip Marlow, Chandler called the novel “my best book”.