This fall our local READ™ campaign features Garrett Newsom, Planning Principal of Sierra Madre Middle School and Esther Salinas, Principal of Sierra Madre Elementary School.
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand, is the City’s 2013 One Book One City selection this February and a month of exciting free programs for all ages, with a World War II theme, is being planned at the Sierra Madre Public Library. Please join us at the library for the following free programs:
- Children’s Airplane Flying Contest. Saturday, February 2 at 10:00 a.m.
- WWII Historian - Dan King. On Saturday, February 9 at 10:00 a.m.
- Book Discussion Monday evening, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. & Thursday, February 21 at 11:00 a.m.
- WWII Veterans Share Their Stories. On Saturday, February 23 at 10:00 a.m.
- WWII Aircraft speaker from Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, Thursday, February 28 at 7:00 p.m.
How does a good parent sort out the good and the bad, the useful and harmful for their children in today’s electronic world? The Sierra Madre Public Library has an app for that! Several, actually.
Parents of young children are invited to Apps for Toddlers on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
Teen Book Club Brings Readers Together. Middle and high school students find fun, friends and share the love of reading at the Teen Book Club, Wednesday afternoons from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Sierra Madre Public Library.
Anyone in grade 7 or above can join and receive free paperback books, eat snacks, play board games, and make friends every Wednesday throughout the school year.
Local children created mini rose floats at a special storytime on Christmas Eve day at the Sierra Madre Public Library. Sierra Madre Rose Float Association head Bob Young brought pieces of foam left over from making Sierra Madre’s entry into this year’s Tournament of Roses Parade and local children used them as them as the bases for their own beautiful floats. Afterwards, the children towed their floats in a parade throughout the Library.
Registration is now open for popular Parent/Child workshop series, slated for March 6, 13, 20, 27 and April 3 at 6:30 pm at the Sierra Madre Public Library.
Sessions will take place at the Library on consecutive Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and will be interactive including toys, crafts, books and play in addition to discussions of parenting issues and concerns.
Children of all ages are invited to a special birthday party in honor of Dr. Seuss on his birthday, Saturday, March 2 at 3:00 p.m. at the Sierra Madre Public Library. Party participants will be treated to a very special Story time in honor of the famous author. All are invited to create party hats and paper birthday cake crafts and listen to some of Seuss’s most popular stories.
Unbroken: a World War II airman's story of survival, resilience, and redemption, by Laura Hillenbrand, has been chosen as the City of Sierra Madre 2013 One Book One City selection by the Sierra Madre Public Library.
Creativity and fun are in store when children gather at the Sierra Madre Public Library to create mini rose floats on Monday, December 24, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. Children of all ages are welcome to storytime for stories, songs, play and, of course, rose float making. Sierra Madre Rose Float Association Bob Young will be our special guest.