Sherman Library and Gardens
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Sherman Library & Gardens is a 2.2 acre Corona del Mar horticultural retreat. The Gardens provide a museum of living plants, displayed amidst a setting of immaculate gardens, patios and conservatories linked together by wide brick walkways, beds blooming with seasonal flowers and bubbling tile fountains.


Shermy the sea lion

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As a member, you will be giving vital support the Sherman Library & Gardens needs.

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botanical gardens

The botanical gardens range from plant life of the desert regions to exotic vegetation of tropical climates. See more

flowers and plants
private events

The botanical wonderland is an ideal background for weddings or any special event. Click to learn more.

cafe jardin

The "coastal garden" cuisine at Café Jardin combines fresh California produce with a French pedigree. Learn more.

fresh california food

Classes and Events

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Painting Class - Watercolor with Erna: Cactus in a Bowl
10 am - 12 pm Fee: Friends $35; Non-Members $45 Join local artist Erna Van Dyk as she teaches you how to paint with watercolors. In this ..

Afternoon Tea in the Gardens - July 26
Wednesday, July 12 and Wednesday, July 26 Enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea in the Gardens' beautiful surroundings. The menu includes a fre..