Programs

One Book, One City 2021

The Sierra Madre Public Library is excited to announce the 2021 One Book One City selection, A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson.

One Book One City (OBOC) is a community reading program which invites everyone in Sierra Madre to read and discuss the same book during February 2021 and attend exciting socially distant programs.

Throughout the month of February, A Walk in the Woods will be available for checkout at the Library, along with engaging programs related to this One Book One City selection. Please view the OBOC events by clicking on the brochure below.

Brochure of Events in February 2021

Third Thursday Book Club

A monthly book club for adults on the third Thursday of every month at 11:00 am. Participants read, discuss, and enjoy a selected book each time. Check the Calendar for this month's selection. OBOCBookClub

Books read by the Third Thursday Book Club in the past year:
A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella Bird
Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales by Edgar Allan Poe
The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
Hillbilly Elegy: a memoir of a family and culture in crisis by J.D. Vance
Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand
Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
The Quiet American by Graham Green
In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepherd
Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis
Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem
Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf

Cricut - STEAM Station

The Cricut is an electronic cutting machine for DIY crafts and projects. The machine is available during open Library hours and no appointment is necessary. We recommend you attend our once a month Cricut Basic Intro Workshop first to learn how to use the Library's machine. An adult must accompany all users under age 13. Check the Library's Event Calendar for specific dates of the Cricut Intro Workshops.

3D Printer - STEAM Station

3D Printing is the process of making a physical object from a digital model. 3D Printing is available at the Library on a first-come, first-served basis. An adult must accompany all users under age 13.

OBOC Book Club Photo









For more information about programs and services or to make a suggestion, call the Library at 626-355-7186.