Board Members and Affiliates

-Pat Colby
Vice President and Corresponding Secretary
-Georgia Cordero
Recording Secretary
-Selma Hunter
-Jerry Gusha
-Sandy Clayson, Carol Higgins
Newsflyerletter Editor/Programming
-Cecelia Moore
Member at Large
-Chris Watanabe
Member at Large
-JoAnn Kostelas
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.

2014 Book Sale dates:

Fri. Jan. 3Sat. Jan. 4
Fri. Jan. 31Sat. Feb. 1
Fri. Feb. 28Sat. Mar. 1
Fri. Apr. 4Sat. Apr. 5
Fri. May 2Sat. May 3
Fri. Jun. 6Sat. Jun. 7
Fri. Jul. 11*Sat. Jul. 12
Fri. Aug. 1*Sat. Aug. 2
Fri. Sep. 5Sat. Sep. 6
Fri. Oct. 3Sat. Oct. 4
Fri. Oct. 31Sat. Nov. 1
Fri. Dec. 5Sat. Dec. 6

*Hours: 3-5 p.m.

Contact Us at

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

Newsletter Archive

Summer 2014 Newsflyer
Meet Emily Dickinson ...

Spring 2014 Newsflyer
Meet Emily Dickinson ...

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

Fall 2013
San Pedro's "Dance Lady" waltzes ...

Summer 2013
San Pedro Library's 125th Anniversary ...

Spring 2013
Poets, Poets, We Have Poets! ...

Winter 2013
San Pedro Friends Welcome Patt Morrison ...

Fall 2012
Councilman Joe Buscaino ...

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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.

Highlights of August Board of Directors Meeting

Tuesday, August 26, 2014. Call to order 6:10 p.m. Seven members and Senior Librarian present.

Officers' Report

Minutes for July 29, 2014 meeting read and accepted.

Treasurer: Treasurer Jerry Gusha gave report on our financial status.

President Pat Colby called the meeting to order. She demonstrated the new lapel sound system. Very well received, together with authorization to purchase one more at least.

Membership: We had 18 renewals and 5 new for a grand total of 441 members. Sandy is working on revising our membership brochure "Be a Friend." Content was discussed at length. She will report back. It was pointed out that life memberships do not include family members. It is for individuals only.

Programming: Mailers are ready for our Annual Dinner. Volunteers will assist Cecelia to send out the event reservation forms. Cecelia reported that Steve Lopez, columnist from LA Times, will be our speaker on January 18th next year (as of this writing he will not be charging for this engagement.) Our September meeting will be held before the Annual Dinner. The room capacity for the event is 64 persons. Each board members will bring 10 books for the guests. Sandy suggests we recall "First Ladies Event." This would be a different set of first ladies.

Book Buying: JoAnn was not present.

Website: Yumi was not present.

Committe reports were accepted as given.

Senior Librarian's Report:

Meeting adjorned 7:15 p.m. Next meeting, Tuesday, September 30th at 6:00 p.m. Public welcome.

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