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.
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. The next session will start on September 17, 2014.
Children ages 4-12 are invited to sign up for the In-N-Out program on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at the Sierra Madre Public Library. Children read books and earn coupons for free hamburgers. The program runs through Saturday, November 17, 2012.
Rob Stockly, Vice Chair of Sierra Madre Library Board of Trustees
shares his story about the Library's eReader workshops. He
explains how easy it is to download free eBooks to his iPad or any
eReader device from the Library's eBook collection.
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.
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.
Building on their long-standing partnership with the library, the Rotary Club of Sierra Madre donated more than 50 children’s fiction books to the Sierra Madre Public Library in August 2012.
The books will be located in the recently remodeled and newly named Rotary Children’s Library.