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BRANCH EVENTS

Sun, Aug 25, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Sun, Sep 01, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Mon, Sep 02, 10:00AM - 6:00PM
The library will be closed in observance of the holiday. La biblioteca estar cerrada en observancia del día festivo.

Wed, Sep 04, 1:30PM - 2:30PM
Fly in for Superhero September! Explore your creativity and love of reading with our superhero themed storytime and craft session!  Parental assistance is welcomed.  Ages 5-12.¡Vuela para septiembre de superhéroe! Explore su creatividad y amor por la lectura con nuestra sesión de manualidades y cuentos temáticos de superhéroes!  La asistencia de los padres es bienvenida.  Edades 5-12.

Sat, Sep 07, 11:30AM - 1:30PM
Join our special STEAM event with an engineer from nasa's jpl! Learn about engineering, robots, rovers, and make your own cardboard robot arm to take home!  Friends, siblings, and parents can assist without signing up but registration is mandatory.  Registration required, the robot arm craft is limited 30 participants, ages 8-15.  ¡Acompañanos en nuestro evento especial STEAM con un ingeniero! ¡Aprende sobre ingeniería, robots, rovers y haz tu propio brazo robot de cartón para llevar a casa!  Los amigos, hermanos y padres pueden ayudar sin registrarse, pero el registro es obligatorio.  Se requiere registro, el brazo robótico está limitado a 30 participantes, de 8 a 15 años.

Sun, Sep 08, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Mon, Sep 09, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Calling all superheroes! Join us for a month of crime-fighting stories, games, songs and crafts! Make sure to bring your Super Suit!  Ages 2-5. ¡Vengan todos superhéroes! ¡Acompañanos durante un mes de historias, juegos, canciones y manualidades para combatir el crimen! ¡Asegúrate de venir en tu traje de superhéroe!  Edades 2-5.

Tue, Sep 10, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Let's do some science in the library! Explore and experiment with Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics with a Superhero theme.  Ages 5-8 must be accompanied by adult, 9 - 17 welcome. ¡Hagamos algo de ciencia en la biblioteca! Explora y experimenta con Ciencia, Tecnología, Ingeniería, Artes y Matemáticas con un tema de superhéroe.  Edades 5-8 deben ser acompañadas por un adulto, de 9 a 17 son bienvenidos. 

Wed, Sep 11, 1:30PM - 2:30PM
Fly in for Superhero September! Explore your creativity and love of reading with our superhero themed storytime and craft session!  Parental assistance is welcomed.  Ages 5-12.¡Vuela para septiembre de superhéroe! Explore su creatividad y amor por la lectura con nuestra sesión de manualidades y cuentos temáticos de superhéroes!  La asistencia de los padres es bienvenida.  Edades 5-12.

Thu, Sep 12, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Come and learn the basics of computer science and some of the awesome women who use technology to create amazing things.  You'll work together to create cool projects and complete challenges. Grades 3-5.  Ven y aprende los conceptos básicos de la informática y algunas de las increíbles mujeres que usan la tecnología para crear cosas increíbles. Trabajarán juntas para crear proyectos geniales y completar desafíos.  Grados 3-5.

Thu, Sep 12, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Join us for a discussion of Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan?.  We'll make a themed craft and talk about Esperanza, her struggles and perseverance. Copies of the book will be available for pickup at the library.  Ages  8-12.  Acompañanos para una discusión del libro? Esperanza Rising por Pam Muñoz Ryan?.?Haremos una manualidad temática y hablaremos sobre Esperanza, sus luchas y perseverancia.  Las copias del libro estarán disponibles en la biblioteca.  Edades 8-12.

Sun, Sep 15, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Mon, Sep 16, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Calling all superheroes! Join us for a month of crime-fighting stories, games, songs and crafts! Make sure to bring your Super Suit!  Ages 2-5. ¡Vengan todos superhéroes! ¡Acompañanos durante un mes de historias, juegos, canciones y manualidades para combatir el crimen! ¡Asegúrate de venir en tu traje de superhéroe!  Edades 2-5.

Wed, Sep 18, 1:30PM - 2:30PM
Fly in for Superhero September! Explore your creativity and love of reading with our superhero themed storytime and craft session!  Parental assistance is welcomed.  Ages 5-12.¡Vuela para septiembre de superhéroe! Explore su creatividad y amor por la lectura con nuestra sesión de manualidades y cuentos temáticos de superhéroes!  La asistencia de los padres es bienvenida.  Edades 5-12.

Sat, Sep 21, 11:30AM - 12:30PM
Join us for stories, crafts and games for all types of superheroes! we will be learning about different latin cultures by song and activities! Bring your superhero suit to defeat evil together!  Ages 2-5.Acompañenos para un mes de cuentos, manualidades y juegos para todo tipos de superheroes! estaran aprendiendo de diferentes culturas latinas, por medio de canciones y actividades! Venga con su traje de superheroe para poder venzer el mal!  Edades 2-5.

Sun, Sep 22, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Mon, Sep 23, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Calling all superheroes! Join us for a month of crime-fighting stories, games, songs and crafts! Make sure to bring your Super Suit!  Ages 2-5. ¡Vengan todos superhéroes! ¡Acompañanos durante un mes de historias, juegos, canciones y manualidades para combatir el crimen! ¡Asegúrate de venir en tu traje de superhéroe!  Edades 2-5.

Tue, Sep 24, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Let's do some science in the library! Explore and experiment with Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics with a Superhero theme.  Ages 5-8 must be accompanied by adult, 9 - 17 welcome. ¡Hagamos algo de ciencia en la biblioteca! Explora y experimenta con Ciencia, Tecnología, Ingeniería, Artes y Matemáticas con un tema de superhéroe.  Edades 5-8 deben ser acompañadas por un adulto, de 9 a 17 son bienvenidos. 

Wed, Sep 25, 1:30PM - 2:30PM
Fly in for Superhero September! Explore your creativity and love of reading with our superhero themed storytime and craft session!  Parental assistance is welcomed.  Ages 5-12.¡Vuela para septiembre de superhéroe! Explore su creatividad y amor por la lectura con nuestra sesión de manualidades y cuentos temáticos de superhéroes!  La asistencia de los padres es bienvenida.  Edades 5-12.

Thu, Sep 26, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Come and learn the basics of computer science and some of the awesome women who use technology to create amazing things.  You'll work together to create cool projects and complete challenges. Grades 3-5.  Ven y aprende los conceptos básicos de la informática y algunas de las increíbles mujeres que usan la tecnología para crear cosas increíbles. Trabajarán juntas para crear proyectos geniales y completar desafíos.  Grados 3-5.

Sun, Sep 29, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Mon, Sep 30, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Calling all superheroes! Join us for a month of crime-fighting stories, games, songs and crafts! Make sure to bring your Super Suit!  Ages 2-5. ¡Vengan todos superhéroes! ¡Acompañanos durante un mes de historias, juegos, canciones y manualidades para combatir el crimen! ¡Asegúrate de venir en tu traje de superhéroe!  Edades 2-5.

Sun, Oct 06, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Sun, Oct 13, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Library Renovations

Woodcrest Library
Closed beginning
August 7, 2019 til
December 16, 2019

Library Holiday Closure

Labor Day
September 2, 2019

All Staff Day
September 13, 2019

Columbus Day
October 14, 2019

Veterans Day 
November 11, 2019

Thanksgiving Day
November 28 & 29, 2019

Christmas Day
December 25, 2019

New Years Day
January 1, 2020

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Closed

Tomorrow's hours

We're open 10:00AM to 6:00PM

Mon, Aug 12 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Aug 13 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Aug 14 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Aug 15 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Fri, Aug 16 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sat, Aug 17 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Sun, Aug 18 Closed

Branch manager
Karen Snider
Address
21580 Oakwood Street
Mead Valley
California 92570
Tel: (951) 943-4727
Fax: (951) 943-4064

The Mead Valley Library is a beautiful new 24,000-square-foot facility serving the diverse area of Mead Valley near Cajalco Road west of the 215 freeway and north of Perris. The Library was dedicated by Riverside County Supervisor Bob Buster in a ceremony on October 27, 2012 attended by over 2,300 persons.

The Mead Valley library features large meeting rooms, a spacious youth section, a story room, young adult room complete with diner booths, over 40 computers for the public, and a state-of-the-art check-out system with an automated return sorting system.


Featured Resources

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Ancestry
Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library Edition
Search your family heritage online.
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Authors and Biography
Biography in Context
Biography in Context
A biographical reference database that covers the areas of literature, science, multicultural studies, business, entertainment, politics, sports, government, history, arts and news.
Literature Resource Center
Literature Resource Center
Contains thousands of entries from Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Authors New Revision series, the Dictionary of Literary Biography and Contemporary Literary Criticism Select. Includes plot summaries and critical essays from sources such as Novels for Students as well as resources for criticism of modern and classic poetry.
Business and Legal
California State Bar Publications
California State Bar Publications
California State Bar Publications provides practical legal facts in a handy Consumer Education Pamphlet.
Reference USA
Reference USA
The premier source of business and residential information for reference and research. ReferenceUSA is used by top libraries throughout the US for research, small business marketing, job searching and more.
Careers, Tuition and Learning
ABCmouse
ABCmouse
Early Learning Academy online education program for children ages 2 - 7. Access only available within the library.
Brainfuse
Brainfuse
Brainfuse Learning Site offers easy to connect one-to-one online tutoring free. (Please have your library card available to use this link)
Career Transitions
Career Transitions Career Transitions provides a practical and personalized experience for users of all backgrounds and technology comfort levels. Users can easily discover and target fast-growing careers and industries in their immediate locations -- and locations across the United States. Career Transitions also features quick assessments to help people identify new opportunities based on their current skills, occupational knowledge, and interests.
Scholastic Go
Scholastic GoEngaging online age-appropriate reference resource to help build a love of research through reading and learning!
Tuition Funding Sources
Tuition Funding Sources
Tuition Funding Sources is a private website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information. Pepsi-Cola sponsors the TFS program nationwide. Pepsi-Cola and TFS have been helping students find scholarships and other sources of financial aid for more than 20 years
Culture and Religion
King James Bible
King James BibleThe King James Bible is an English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England, begun in 1604 and completed as well as published in 1611
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Braille Institute
Braille Institute
Free library service for the blind, visually impaired or have reading or other physical disabilities.
Enki
Enki
Thousands of New eBooks are Available to You!
Overdrive
Overdrive
A growing collection of eAudiobooks and eBooks that can be downloaded directly to your home computer.
RB Digital
RB Digital
RB Digital (Recorded Books) is now your home for over 11,000 eAudioBooks and 130 eMagazines. No more waiting for your turn. All books are available to every patron who wants to listen. Get the app now.
Health and Fitness
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Periodical and journal articles as well as videos on a wide range of health topics from ADD&ADHD to Alternative Medicine, HIV, and various surgical procedures.
Health Reference Center
Health Reference CenterHealth Reference Center is a one-stop, full service resource for health-related research. It combines indexing of approximately 195 periodicals, eight reference books, and over 700 pamphlets; more than 1,800 overviews from Clinical Reference Systems; selective indexing for articles in approximately 1500 additional general interest titles; and full text for more than 185 periodicals, all reference books, overviews, and pamphlets.
Languages
Pronunciator
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News and Magazines
InfoTrac Newstand
InfoTrac Newstand
This newspaper database contains a collection of more than 140 cover-to-cover newspapers from around the world plus an additional 300 sources of selected news and business coverage.
InfoTrac General Reference Center Gold
InfoTrac General Reference Center Gold
Periodical, newspaper and reference articles from over 5,000 publications on such diverse topics as humanities, art, current events, technology and general interest topics. Full-text articles from over 3,000 periodicals.
Informe!
Informe!
Magazine articles from a variety of Spanish language publications on health, science, economics, politics and art.
RB Digital Magazines
RB Digital Magazines
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New York Times
New York Times
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