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Canyon Lake

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BRANCH EVENTS

City Council Room
Wed, Dec 19, 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Children grades 4-7 enjoy the fun of reading the same book then meeting to discuss it.  The free program also includes activities and crafts related to the title of the month.The December Book is The Last Holiday Concert by Andrew Clements.  Copies are available at the Canyon Lake Library or may be ordered from the Riverside County Library System Catalog request service.The December program will also include a voluntary gift exchange of no more than $5.

Private Library Space
Sat, Dec 22, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Academically accomplished teen assist children with mathematics and other school subjects in this free program.  Children should bring something to demonstrate what they need help with such as a book or examples of problems.  If any tools are needed such as graph paper, rulers, protractors, crayons or other color coding implements they child should provide them.  If work is to be done on the computer a USB drive will be needed to save the work.  Calling ahead is not required but sometimes advantageous for planning purposes.

City Council Room
Fri, Dec 28, 11:30AM - 12:15PM
Stories, movement, craft and music for children ages 3-5.  Adults may attend and help with the craft.

Private Library Space
Sat, Dec 29, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Academically accomplished teen assist children with mathematics and other school subjects in this free program.  Children should bring something to demonstrate what they need help with such as a book or examples of problems.  If any tools are needed such as graph paper, rulers, protractors, crayons or other color coding implements they child should provide them.  If work is to be done on the computer a USB drive will be needed to save the work.  Calling ahead is not required but sometimes advantageous for planning purposes.

City Council Room
Fri, Jan 04, 1:00PM - 4:00PM
This free program is both educational and social.  The education is in knitting and crochet . Adults of any skill level - including have never done it before - may find help with understanding the ins and outs of either craft, their tools and materials.  Already skilled adults are welcome to come for the social networking, sharing your knowledge and experience with others and generally enjoying the company of other artists.  If in doubt come once and meet the group, ask questions and gain an understanding of what is needed to proceed.  Participants supply their own tools and materials. 

Private Library Space
Sat, Jan 05, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Academically accomplished teen assist children with mathematics and other school subjects in this free program.  Children should bring something to demonstrate what they need help with such as a book or examples of problems.  If any tools are needed such as graph paper, rulers, protractors, crayons or other color coding implements they child should provide them.  If work is to be done on the computer a USB drive will be needed to save the work.  Calling ahead is not required but sometimes advantageous for planning purposes.

Private Library Space
Mon, Jan 07, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Stories and friends gather for fun at the story time for Toddlers.  The activities are developed for ages 3 and younger.  The experience provides an environment to meet others while having fun listening to stories.  In the process they gain opportunities to develop listening skills, attention skills, learn new vocabulary and have social opportunities with other children and their parents.  The story time also has a simple craft for those who choose to participate.  Although this does not have a baby component very young children are invited for the vocabulary and socializing experience it provides.More information about the importance of talking, reading and singing to babies and young children can be found at http://www.first5california.com/services-support.aspx?id=21 

City Council Room
Fri, Jan 11, 11:30AM - 12:15PM
Stories, movement, craft and music for children ages 3-5.  Adults may attend and help with the craft.

Private Library Space
Sat, Jan 12, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Academically accomplished teen assist children with mathematics and other school subjects in this free program.  Children should bring something to demonstrate what they need help with such as a book or examples of problems.  If any tools are needed such as graph paper, rulers, protractors, crayons or other color coding implements they child should provide them.  If work is to be done on the computer a USB drive will be needed to save the work.  Calling ahead is not required but sometimes advantageous for planning purposes.

Private Library Space
Mon, Jan 14, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Stories and friends gather for fun at the story time for Toddlers.  The activities are developed for ages 3 and younger.  The experience provides an environment to meet others while having fun listening to stories.  In the process they gain opportunities to develop listening skills, attention skills, learn new vocabulary and have social opportunities with other children and their parents.  The story time also has a simple craft for those who choose to participate.  Although this does not have a baby component very young children are invited for the vocabulary and socializing experience it provides.More information about the importance of talking, reading and singing to babies and young children can be found at http://www.first5california.com/services-support.aspx?id=21 

City Council Room
Fri, Jan 18, 1:00PM - 4:00PM
This free program is both educational and social.  The education is in knitting and crochet . Adults of any skill level - including have never done it before - may find help with understanding the ins and outs of either craft, their tools and materials.  Already skilled adults are welcome to come for the social networking, sharing your knowledge and experience with others and generally enjoying the company of other artists.  If in doubt come once and meet the group, ask questions and gain an understanding of what is needed to proceed.  Participants supply their own tools and materials. 

Private Library Space
Sat, Jan 19, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Academically accomplished teen assist children with mathematics and other school subjects in this free program.  Children should bring something to demonstrate what they need help with such as a book or examples of problems.  If any tools are needed such as graph paper, rulers, protractors, crayons or other color coding implements they child should provide them.  If work is to be done on the computer a USB drive will be needed to save the work.  Calling ahead is not required but sometimes advantageous for planning purposes.

City Council Room
Fri, Jan 25, 11:30AM - 12:15PM
Stories, movement, craft and music for children ages 3-5.  Adults may attend and help with the craft.

Private Library Space
Sat, Jan 26, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Academically accomplished teen assist children with mathematics and other school subjects in this free program.  Children should bring something to demonstrate what they need help with such as a book or examples of problems.  If any tools are needed such as graph paper, rulers, protractors, crayons or other color coding implements they child should provide them.  If work is to be done on the computer a USB drive will be needed to save the work.  Calling ahead is not required but sometimes advantageous for planning purposes.

City Council Room
Mon, Jan 28, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Play Day is a free form party for adults and children.  Toys are provided, along with a craft, treats during the program, music and movement plus Toddler Story Time for those who choose to attend.  Adults enjoy socializing with other caregivers, may participate in the activities and a opportunity drawing.

Private Library Space
Mon, Jan 28, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Stories and friends gather for fun at the story time for Toddlers.  The activities are developed for ages 3 and younger.  The experience provides an environment to meet others while having fun listening to stories.  In the process they gain opportunities to develop listening skills, attention skills, learn new vocabulary and have social opportunities with other children and their parents.  The story time also has a simple craft for those who choose to participate.  Although this does not have a baby component very young children are invited for the vocabulary and socializing experience it provides.More information about the importance of talking, reading and singing to babies and young children can be found at http://www.first5california.com/services-support.aspx?id=21 

City Council Room
Mon, Jan 28, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
This club of adult readers reads the same book then meets to discuss topics of social or intellectual controversy.  Book selection is made by the club members at the meeting.  Interested parties may contact the library to have questions answered and to be placed on a list for emailing of titles and discussion questions prior to the meeting date.

City Council Room
Wed, Jan 30, 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Children grades 4-7 enjoy the fun of reading the same book then meeting to discuss it.  The free program also includes activities and crafts related to the title of the month.The December Book is The Last Holiday Concert by Andrew Clements.  Copies are available at the Canyon Lake Library or may be ordered from the Riverside County Library System Catalog request service.The December program will also include a voluntary gift exchange of no more than $5.

City Council Room
Fri, Feb 01, 1:00PM - 4:00PM
This free program is both educational and social.  The education is in knitting and crochet . Adults of any skill level - including have never done it before - may find help with understanding the ins and outs of either craft, their tools and materials.  Already skilled adults are welcome to come for the social networking, sharing your knowledge and experience with others and generally enjoying the company of other artists.  If in doubt come once and meet the group, ask questions and gain an understanding of what is needed to proceed.  Participants supply their own tools and materials. 

Private Library Space
Sat, Feb 02, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Academically accomplished teen assist children with mathematics and other school subjects in this free program.  Children should bring something to demonstrate what they need help with such as a book or examples of problems.  If any tools are needed such as graph paper, rulers, protractors, crayons or other color coding implements they child should provide them.  If work is to be done on the computer a USB drive will be needed to save the work.  Calling ahead is not required but sometimes advantageous for planning purposes.

Private Library Space
Mon, Feb 04, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Stories and friends gather for fun at the story time for Toddlers.  The activities are developed for ages 3 and younger.  The experience provides an environment to meet others while having fun listening to stories.  In the process they gain opportunities to develop listening skills, attention skills, learn new vocabulary and have social opportunities with other children and their parents.  The story time also has a simple craft for those who choose to participate.  Although this does not have a baby component very young children are invited for the vocabulary and socializing experience it provides.More information about the importance of talking, reading and singing to babies and young children can be found at http://www.first5california.com/services-support.aspx?id=21 

City Council Room
Fri, Feb 08, 11:30AM - 12:15PM
Stories, movement, craft and music for children ages 3-5.  Adults may attend and help with the craft.

Private Library Space
Sat, Feb 09, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Academically accomplished teen assist children with mathematics and other school subjects in this free program.  Children should bring something to demonstrate what they need help with such as a book or examples of problems.  If any tools are needed such as graph paper, rulers, protractors, crayons or other color coding implements they child should provide them.  If work is to be done on the computer a USB drive will be needed to save the work.  Calling ahead is not required but sometimes advantageous for planning purposes.

Private Library Space
Mon, Feb 11, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Stories and friends gather for fun at the story time for Toddlers.  The activities are developed for ages 3 and younger.  The experience provides an environment to meet others while having fun listening to stories.  In the process they gain opportunities to develop listening skills, attention skills, learn new vocabulary and have social opportunities with other children and their parents.  The story time also has a simple craft for those who choose to participate.  Although this does not have a baby component very young children are invited for the vocabulary and socializing experience it provides.More information about the importance of talking, reading and singing to babies and young children can be found at http://www.first5california.com/services-support.aspx?id=21 

City Council Room
Fri, Feb 15, 1:00PM - 4:00PM
This free program is both educational and social.  The education is in knitting and crochet . Adults of any skill level - including have never done it before - may find help with understanding the ins and outs of either craft, their tools and materials.  Already skilled adults are welcome to come for the social networking, sharing your knowledge and experience with others and generally enjoying the company of other artists.  If in doubt come once and meet the group, ask questions and gain an understanding of what is needed to proceed.  Participants supply their own tools and materials. 

Private Library Space
Sat, Feb 16, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Academically accomplished teen assist children with mathematics and other school subjects in this free program.  Children should bring something to demonstrate what they need help with such as a book or examples of problems.  If any tools are needed such as graph paper, rulers, protractors, crayons or other color coding implements they child should provide them.  If work is to be done on the computer a USB drive will be needed to save the work.  Calling ahead is not required but sometimes advantageous for planning purposes.

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February 2, 2018 through
Spring 2019

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We're closed Monday December 24
We're closed Tuesday December 25
Mon, Dec 17 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Dec 18 Closed
Wed, Dec 19 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Dec 20 Closed
Fri, Dec 21 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 22 10:00AM to 3:00PM
Sun, Dec 23 Closed

Branch manager
Sandra Brautigam-Strader
Address
31516 Railroad Canyon Rd
Canyon Lake
California 92587
Tel: (951) 244-9181
Fax: (951) 244-7382
The Canyon Lake Library is truly a community library.  It opened in 1980 in a 750 square foot facility.  Initially started by the Canyon Lake Women's Club, the library was a completely volunteer enterprise.  Volunteers ran the library and materials were dontated items.  The library acquired bookshelves, chairs and card tables through the donation of trading stamps (Blue Chip and S&H).  The library next became a "station" in the Riverside County Library System in 1982.  A move with an expansion and becoming an official branch in the system occured next in 1985.  Two more moves/expansions occurred, bringing the library to its current 2,725 square feet, including its own children's room.

This library has always been extremely fortunate with the communicty volunteering or being employed at the library (some as long as 20 years!). Other Canyon Lake Clubs have also contributed to the success of this library throught the Friends of the Library group.

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