Foundation Events

High Tea at the Library

The Library Foundation requests the pleasure of your company at the inaugural High Tea at the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library on February 3, 2018 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. This elegant celebration will feature a delicious menu of tea, savory sandwiches and exquisite sweets. Entertainment will include music performed by the Mark Keppel High School String Ensemble. You are encouraged to dress up in your finest High Tea attire! Only 100 tickets are available. The cost is $50 per person with all proceeds benefiting the library. For more information on tickets or sponsorship information, please contact (626) 307-1269.

Day at the Races

The Library Foundation held the third annual Day at the Races fundraiser at the Santa Anita Park race track on Saturday, October 7. It was a gorgeous day for enjoying the thrill of the races, connecting with friends and savoring a delicious gourmet buffet lunch while supporting the library. Among those in attendance were Library Foundation members Bob Gin, Theresa Amador, Dolores Rillos, Alicia Martinez, Carol Sullivan and Mary Ann Garcia-Barlow; Library Board of Trustees Dave Barron, Jason Dhing and Andre​w Yam; Friends of the Library members Nancy Gilmore, Lilian Kawaratani, and Rosalie Toltzman; Monterey Park City Council member Stephen Lam; Los Angeles Community College District Trustee Mike Eng and other prominent members of the community.