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Mead Valley

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BRANCH EVENTS

Tue, Oct 15, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Adult English Classes.  English as a second language.  Beginner to intermediate conversation and writing. No pre-registration required.Clases de inglés para adultos. Inglés como segundo idioma. Aprendizaje de conversación y escritura para niveles principante a intermedio. No se requiere preinscripción.

Wed, Oct 16, 1:30PM - 2:30PM
Join us for a month for monsters and ghouls! Includes a creepy arts and craft session.  Ages 5-12.

Wed, Oct 16, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Join us for Coding Camp at the Mead Valley Library.¬†¬†Program machines to carry out countless tasks or create the next hit game, the possibilities are endless!¬†¬†Learn up to four programming languages and join a growing community of future engineers and scientists.¬†¬†Ages 10+¬† Acomp√°√Īanos para¬†Campamento de Codificaci√≥n: Programa m√°quinas para hacer innumerables tareas o crear el pr√≥ximo juego exitoso.¬†¬†¬°Las posibilidades son infinitas!¬†¬†Aprenda hasta cuatro lenguajes de programaci√≥n y √ļnase a una creciente comunidad de futuros ingenieros y cient√≠ficos.¬†¬†Edades 10+

Thu, Oct 17, 12:30PM - 1:15PM
Join us for an energetic, fun 45 minute physically moving program with the purpose of getting you and your little one to bond over the rhythm of music, jumping, parachute and more! What to bring: - Comfortable shoes & clothes - Bottle of water - Towel (if you wish) ¬°Acomp√°√Īanos ¬†para un programa energ√©tico y divertido de 45 minutos.¬† Haremos movimientos ¬†f√≠sicos con el prop√≥sito de lograr que usted y su peque√Īo se unan al ritmo de la m√ļsica, el salto, el paraca√≠das y m√°s! Que traer: - Zapatos y ropa c√≥modos - Botella de agua - Toalla (si lo desea)

Thu, Oct 17, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Join us for a book discussion of Roald Dahl's The Witches, we'll also be doing a themed craft.¬† Copies of the book are available at the library.¬† Ages 8-12.¬†¬†Acomp√°√Īanos para¬†una discusi√≥n del libro The Witches por Roald Dahl, tambi√©n haremos una manualidad tem√°tica. Copias del libro est√°n disponibles en la biblioteca. Edades 8-12.

Thu, Oct 17, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Learn computer basics for beginners. We will cover topics such as Microsoft Word, internet, and social media among others. Aprenda conceptos básicos de computación para principiantes. Cubriremos temas como Microsoft Word, internet, y medios sociales entre otros.

Sat, Oct 19, 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Join us for Saturday Trading Card Meet Up! Bring your Yu-Gi-Oh! Or Pokemon cards and learn to play, strategize, and win!  Free lessons and tips for beginners.  Experienced players can enter to win prizes.  Don't have a deck of your own?  We have some you can borrow.  Come have fun and make new friends!

Sat, Oct 19, 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Venga con sus peque√Īitos para nuestra hora de cuentos especial sobre Monstruos y Oto√Īo. ¬°Acompa√Īenos para¬†no-tan-espantosos cuentos, canciones y actividades! Venga y aprenda sobre culturas Latinas, celebraciones, mientras¬†practica su espa√Īol. ¬°Se permiten los disfrazes! Este programa es para las edades 2-5.¬†Bring your little ones for our¬†special¬†Monster and Fall¬†themed storytime! Join us for some not-at-all-spooky bilingual¬†stories, songs and activities! Come learn about other Latin cultures, holidays, all the while learning some Spanish. Costumes are welcome! This program is for ages 2-5.

Sun, Oct 20, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Mon, Oct 21, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Join us for a spooktacular fall themed storytime. Bring your little ones for a special fall themed time full of not-so-spooky stories, wickedly fun songs and activities! In this interactive storytime, you'll prepare your child socially and educationally for preschool in theme with the season. Costumes welcomed! Ages 2-5. It's a magical time you won't want to miss!

Tue, Oct 22, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Adult English Classes.  English as a second language.  Beginner to intermediate conversation and writing. No pre-registration required.Clases de inglés para adultos. Inglés como segundo idioma. Aprendizaje de conversación y escritura para niveles principante a intermedio. No se requiere preinscripción.

Tue, Oct 22, 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.

Wed, Oct 23, 1:30PM - 2:30PM
Join us for a month for monsters and ghouls! Includes a creepy arts and craft session.  Ages 5-12.

Wed, Oct 23, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Join us for Coding Camp at the Mead Valley Library.¬†¬†Program machines to carry out countless tasks or create the next hit game, the possibilities are endless!¬†¬†Learn up to four programming languages and join a growing community of future engineers and scientists.¬†¬†Ages 10+¬† Acomp√°√Īanos para¬†Campamento de Codificaci√≥n: Programa m√°quinas para hacer innumerables tareas o crear el pr√≥ximo juego exitoso.¬†¬†¬°Las posibilidades son infinitas!¬†¬†Aprenda hasta cuatro lenguajes de programaci√≥n y √ļnase a una creciente comunidad de futuros ingenieros y cient√≠ficos.¬†¬†Edades 10+

Thu, Oct 24, 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Join us on Thursday, October 24 from 4-7pm for our¬†Halloween Monster Mash!¬† We'll have games, crafts, treats, and a costume contest. For ages 2-12.¬†¬†Acomp√°√Īanos el jueves 24 de octubre¬†?de 4pm a¬†7pm en nuestro Baile de Monstruos.¬†¬†Tendremos juegos, manualidades, dulces de Halloween y un concurso de disfraces.¬†Para ni√Īos de 2¬†a 12 a√Īos.?

Thu, Oct 24, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Learn computer basics for beginners. We will cover topics such as Microsoft Word, internet, and social media among others. Aprenda conceptos básicos de computación para principiantes. Cubriremos temas como Microsoft Word, internet, y medios sociales entre otros.

Sat, Oct 26, 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Join us for Saturday Trading Card Meet Up! Bring your Yu-Gi-Oh! Or Pokemon cards and learn to play, strategize, and win!  Free lessons and tips for beginners.  Experienced players can enter to win prizes.  Don't have a deck of your own?  We have some you can borrow.  Come have fun and make new friends!

Sun, Oct 27, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Mon, Oct 28, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Join us for a spooktacular fall themed storytime. Bring your little ones for a special fall themed time full of not-so-spooky stories, wickedly fun songs and activities! In this interactive storytime, you'll prepare your child socially and educationally for preschool in theme with the season. Costumes welcomed! Ages 2-5. It's a magical time you won't want to miss!

Tue, Oct 29, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Adult English Classes.  English as a second language.  Beginner to intermediate conversation and writing. No pre-registration required.Clases de inglés para adultos. Inglés como segundo idioma. Aprendizaje de conversación y escritura para niveles principante a intermedio. No se requiere preinscripción.

Wed, Oct 30, 1:30PM - 2:30PM
Join us for a month for monsters and ghouls! Includes a creepy arts and craft session.  Ages 5-12.

Wed, Oct 30, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Join us for Coding Camp at the Mead Valley Library.¬†¬†Program machines to carry out countless tasks or create the next hit game, the possibilities are endless!¬†¬†Learn up to four programming languages and join a growing community of future engineers and scientists.¬†¬†Ages 10+¬† Acomp√°√Īanos para¬†Campamento de Codificaci√≥n: Programa m√°quinas para hacer innumerables tareas o crear el pr√≥ximo juego exitoso.¬†¬†¬°Las posibilidades son infinitas!¬†¬†Aprenda hasta cuatro lenguajes de programaci√≥n y √ļnase a una creciente comunidad de futuros ingenieros y cient√≠ficos.¬†¬†Edades 10+

Sun, Nov 03, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Tue, Nov 05, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Adult English Classes.  English as a second language.  Beginner to intermediate conversation and writing. No pre-registration required.Clases de inglés para adultos. Inglés como segundo idioma. Aprendizaje de conversación y escritura para niveles principante a intermedio. No se requiere preinscripción.

Sun, Nov 10, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Sun, Nov 17, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Sun, Nov 24, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

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

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

Sun, Dec 15, 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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Today's hours

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

Tomorrow's hours

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

Mon, Oct 14 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Oct 15 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Oct 16 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Oct 17 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Fri, Oct 18 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sat, Oct 19 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Sun, Oct 20 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.


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Literature Resource Center
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Brainfuse
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Career Transitions
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Scholastic Go
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Teaching Books
Teaching BooksTeachingBooks.net is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. Our online database is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K‚Äď12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.
Tuition Funding Sources
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Culture and Religion
King James Bible
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Braille Institute
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Overdrive
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RB Digital
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Health and Fitness
Health & Wellness Resource Center
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Health Reference Center
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News and Magazines
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