Foundation Events

High Tea at the Library

Plunge headfirst down the rabbit hole and follow the White Rabbit to the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library for a very merry tea party on Saturday, April 6 at 2:00 p.m. Hosted by the Monterey Park Library Foundation, the familiar setting of the library will be transformed into a topsy-turvy Wonderland. The celebration will feature a variety of teas (Drink Me!), savory delicacies and exquisite sweets (Eat Me!) as well as entertainment and activities. Dress in your tea party best or mad, foolish attire for all to admire. Tickets are $50 per person and proceeds benefit the library and thus the community. RSVP to (626) 307-1269 to reserve a seat or it’s off with your head! Join us – we’re all mad here!

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. The library raised over $1,000 from this event.  Please click on Day at the Races photo for photos of the event.