eReader Workshops Slated at the Sierra Madre Public Library

Learn how to download free eBooks from the Sierra Madre Public Library to your Kindle, iPad, Nook or other device. FREE classes will focus on how to download free books from the Library Overdrive service and will include a demonstration and individual hands-on practice. If possible, bring your own e-reader to the class. Morning and evening sessions are available but registration is required. Please call the Library or check the Library website for more details and a class schedule.

The Library is located at 440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd, Sierra Madre, CA 91024, (626) 355-7186,

Splash into Summer Safety with Waterworks Aquatics and Sierra Madre Fire Department

With the warm summer months upon us and kids out of school for the summer, it’s time to hit the beach and pools for some fun. Come out on Tuesday, July 31 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Splash into Summer Safety with Waterworks Aquatics and the Sierra Madre Fire Department. This eventful day will take place at 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. in Sierra Madre. See first-hand at what Sierra Madre firefighters and lifeguards do when a drowning occurs and how parents and babysitters can be prepared for a safe outing at any pool. A live demonstration of a “Mock” drowning water rescue will take place at 10am with FREE recreational swim for the community to follow. Specialized rescue equipment as well as activities and games will provide a unique learning opportunity for children and adults.

For more information, please contact Waterworks Aquatics at 626-836-1200.

Sierra Madre Honors Nominations

Honor’s Dinner Nominations has been extended to August 9, 2012. This the City’s opportunity to recognize and honor the true treasures of Sierra Madre, its volunteers, City Commissioners and employees. Sierra Madre Honors Dinner will recognize all out-going City Commissioners as well as extraordinary community members, organizations and employees. Please take a moment to review the awards listed and nominate any person you feel is eligible for such an honor.