Board Members and Affiliates

-Pat Colby
Vice President and Corresponding Secretary
-Georgia Cordero
Recording Secretary
-Selma Hunter
-Jerry Gusha
-Sandy Clayson,
Carol Higgs
Newsflyerletter Editor/Programming
-Cecelia Moore
Bookbuying Committee
-JoAnn Kostelas, Theodora Sonnichsen, Jan Wilcox
Member at Large
-Chris Watanabe
Member at Large
-Dymphna Kanz
Web Master
-Yumi Yamamoto
Senior Librarian
-David Ellis

Used Book Sales

Friday Preview Book Sales for Member of Friends of The San Pedro Library only. Fridays 2-5 p.m.

Saturdays 11-4 p.m. open to the public.

We also have our own store within the Library which is open Monday-Saturday from 1-5 p.m.

You may join the Friends Group at any of the Book Sales or contact the Branch Librarian.

Donations accepted during book store and book sale hours.

2015 Book Sale dates:

Fri. Mar. 6Sat. Mar. 7
Fri. May. 1Sat. May. 2
Fri. Jun. 5Sat. Jun. 6
Fri. Jul. 10Sat. Jul. 11
Fri. Jul. 31Sat. Aug. 1
Fri. Sep. 4Sat. Sep. 5
Fri. Oct. 2Sat. Oct. 3
Fri. Nov. 6Sat. Nov. 7
Fri. Dec. 4Sat. Dec. 5

Contact Us at

Library Tel: 310-548-7779
931 S. Gaffey St.
San Pedro, CA 90731

Newsletter Archive

Spring 2015 Newsletter
Lisa See returns ...

Winter 2015 Newsletter
LA Times comes to Pedro ...

Fall 2014 Newsflyer
Reserve your seat ...

Summer 2014 Newsflyer
Meet Emily Dickinson ...

Spring 2014 Newsflyer
Meet Emily Dickinson ...

Winter 2014
Freida Lee Mock's "G-Dog" ...

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The Board meets every last Tuesday of the month starting at 6:00 p.m. Along with the Senior Librarian, we discuss what we can do to spread the love of reading and to improve literacy. The meeting is open to the public so join us and be a part of your community. Photo, top row, left to right: Carol Higgs, Georgia Cordero, Pat Colby, Jan Wilcox, Jerry Gusha, Cecelia Moore, Chris Watanabe, Senior Librarian David Ellis. Bottom row: Theodora Sonnichisen, Dymphna Kanz, Sandy Clayson, JoAnn Kostelas, Selma Hunter, Yumi Yamamoto .

Friends of San Pedro Library Board 2014-15.

Highlights of May Board of Directors Meeting

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015. Call to order 6:00 p.m.

Officers' Report

14 board members, Senior Librarian, and one guest present.

Minutes for the April 28th, 2015 meeting distributed and approved by board.

Treasurer: Treasurer reported on our finances.

Membership: There were 19 renewals, 3 new members, 44 in grace period for a total of 442 members of which 398 are paid. 20 renewals were sent out for the month of June. $65 in donations received.


Summer 2015 issue was not delivered to members in San Pedro's zipcode areas. The post office gave no explanation.


Book Buying: May order was sent last week to Barnes and Noble. The committee ordered 62 books and 11 DVDs. JoAnn asked the board to call her if they had any requests. Senior Librarian informed the board that these items are kept only at San Pedro Library and when they are worn out, they are sold as used books at Friends used book sale. Some books are kept by the library and become part of the libary collection.

Website: Webmaster reported on the following:

Committee reports were accepted as given.

Senior Librarian's Report:Senior Librarian requested:

All requests approved by board.

Old Business:

New Business:

Adjorned. Next meeting June 30th at 6:00 p.m. at the library community room. Public invited. If you're interested in volunteering, come meet the board. There's always something that you can do to help your San Pedro Library.

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