Library Hosts magically fun Harry Potter Party
Grand Unveiling of New Local History Digital Storyboards
Local History Room 265 – Trustee Ziff, Mayor Walsh, City Manager Aguilar
Do you dare to try the flavors of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans? Have you always wanted your own golden snitch?
Children, you are invited to join Hogwarts at the Sierra Madre Library on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. and be sorted into your houses, make your own wand and other charming crafts, taste some of the mysterious treats from the hugely captivating book series, and play thrilling games.
Come enjoy the opening day festivities at the Sierra Madre Public Library and Richardson House on Saturday, September 28. Beginning at 10 am at Sierra Madre Public Library and continuing at 11 am at the Richardson House, this celebration highlights our grant-funded project featuring two innovative and interactive digital storyboards.
4th of July Parade at the intersection of Hermosa and Sierra Madre Blvd., circa. 1970. Joe A. Hinojos Collection, Sierra Madre Historical Archives.
Teens interested in becoming a volunteer history docent can sign up in August at the Sierra Madre Public Library. Beginning in September 2013, five teens at a time will train and give tours during a five-week period using new Digital Storyboard technology at the Library’s Local History Room and at the Richardson House museum.
On a lazy summer morning when most people were still sitting with their morning coffee, members of the Sierra Madre Rotary Club picked up their paint brushes and headed for the Library. Once there, they primed and painted the new Local History Room, getting it ready for the new Digital Storyboards which will feature stories about “Sierra Madre Stories & Treasures”.
Richard and Jeff Ward of E Waldo Ward & Son can be seen sharing their favorite books on posters around Sierra Madre. The posters, part of the Sierra Madre Public Library’s Read campaign, convey the simple but important message: READ.