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Art and Essay Contest for local youth

So Much to See So Much to Do @ Sierra Madre Public Library

Local students in grades K – 8 are invited to enter the popular annual Art and Essay Contest, So Much to See So Much to Do @ Sierra Madre Public Library. Just pick up an entry form at the Library or go to the Library website or at local schools in Sierra Madre. Students who live in Sierra Madre, go to school in town, and/or have Sierra Madre library cards are eligible for cash prizes.

Teen Docent Training October 2013 to April 2014

Teen History Docent Training Classes are forming. 5 choices for training from October 2013 through early April 2014. Small groups of teens will train to give tours using the new Digital Storyboard technology at the Library’s Local History Room and at the Richardson House museum. Sierra Madre‘s Library received a grant from the state to train the teen volunteers as history docents.

Spero Foundation Joins Library to Promote Reading

The Sierra Madre Public Library is pleased to partner with the local SPERO Foundation, a non-profit organization, to promote reading through the Read campaign. The Library is currently featuring the Foundation on posters and on bookmarks that are available at the Library.

The SPERO Foundation was established in 2008 by Heidi Hartman, Colleen McKernan, Linda Knowles, Susan Clifton and Kathy Childs.

One Book One City in February

Maisie Dobbs has been chosen as the Sierra Madre Public Library 2014 One Book One City choice and an appearance by the author Jacqueline Winspear will highlight a month of exciting free programs at the Library.