Foundation Events

Novel-Tea at the Library - CANCELLED


You are cordially invited to a literary tea party inside the library on Saturday, March 28 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Hosted by the Monterey Park Library Foundation, this celebration will feature a variety of exquisite teas, savory canapés and salad, seasonal fruit and delectable desserts – including a chocolate fountain! Entertainment will be provided by the Mark Keppel Aztec Singers and there will be book-related activities and décor. Table sponsorships are $500 for a table of five and individual tickets are $50 per person. Proceeds benefit library services to the community. RSVP to (626) 307-1269 to reserve a seat.

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Masquerade Gala

The Monterey Park Library Foundation held its Masquerade Gala on Friday, September 13 at Almansor Court in Alhambra. This gala affair was a sophisticated and stylish night of mystery and festivity. The Library Foundation honored community leaders Ed Chen and Larry Sullivan. Monterey Park Fire Chief Scott Haberle was the evening’s master of ceremonies. Music was provided by Gilbert Stokes and Friends. With the support of sponsors, donors and other library benefactors, the event raised over $30,000 for the library!

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The Foundation would like to express its gratitude to the following event table sponsors:

                                                                                                          $3,000: Athens Disposal, Hensley Law Group

$2,000: Scudder Foundation

$1,000: AAEDE, Cathay Bank, Robert & Diana Gin, Stephen Lam, Monterey Park Firefighters Association, Monterey Park Police Officers Association, Royal Business Bank, SPARK Academy Corp, Transtech Engineers, Inc., Yvonne Yiu & Dr. Albert Young

$650: Alhambra Teachers Association, Alhambra Unified School District/Alhambra Educational Foundation, Theresa Amador, Chinese American Citizens Alliance, City of Monterey Park Public Works and Development Services, Mark Keppel High School PTSA, Monterey Park Democratic Club, Monterey Park Lions Club, Monterey Park Woman’s Club, Prajna Buddhist Mission, Southern California Gas Company, Carol and Larry Sullivan, The Law & Mediation Offices of Elizabeth Yang, Janet Yu & Charles Yam