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Perris

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BRANCH EVENTS

Community room
Tue, Aug 20, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Celebrate "Back to School" at Family Night!Tuesdays at 6:00pmScheduled Activities:~Family game Night 8/20 - Come try out our new games & activities~Family Movie Night 8/27 - My Neighbor Totoro

Community room
Wed, Aug 21, 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Wednesdays from 4 to 6pmScheduled Activities:~Wii Night 8/7 - Put your game face on as you compete with others to have fun!~Make Your Own Planters 8/14 - Create and design your own planter that you can use (please use clothes you don't mind getting dirty as there will be real plants and dirt being used for this project!)~Nintendo Switch Night 8/21 - Time to switch it up and play some video games!~Plant the Patio 8/28 - Help the library recreate their patio by beautifying it with some new plants (please use clothes you don't mind getting dirty as there will be real plants and dirt being used for this project!).

Story room
Thu, Aug 22, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Thursdays at 10:30amJoin us for interactive stories songs, crafts and playtime!Scheduled Series:~"Fantasy" 8/15~"Superheroes" 8/22~"Monsters" 8/29

Community room
Tue, Aug 27, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Celebrate "Back to School" at Family Night!Tuesdays at 6:00pmScheduled Activities:~Family game Night 8/20 - Come try out our new games & activities~Family Movie Night 8/27 - My Neighbor Totoro

Community room
Wed, Aug 28, 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Wednesdays from 4 to 6pmScheduled Activities:~Wii Night 8/7 - Put your game face on as you compete with others to have fun!~Make Your Own Planters 8/14 - Create and design your own planter that you can use (please use clothes you don't mind getting dirty as there will be real plants and dirt being used for this project!)~Nintendo Switch Night 8/21 - Time to switch it up and play some video games!~Plant the Patio 8/28 - Help the library recreate their patio by beautifying it with some new plants (please use clothes you don't mind getting dirty as there will be real plants and dirt being used for this project!).

Story room
Thu, Aug 29, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Thursdays at 10:30amJoin us for interactive stories songs, crafts and playtime!Scheduled Series:~"Fantasy" 8/15~"Superheroes" 8/22~"Monsters" 8/29

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 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Tomorrow's hours

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

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

Branch manager
Tyler Klaas
Address
163 E. San Jacinto
Perris
California 92570
Tel: (951) 657-2358
Fax: (951) 657-9849

The first library in Riverside County was built in Perris in 1882, in Henry Akin's general store on D St. When the Riverside County Library System was formed in 1911, the first collection was sent to Perris, and a new building was built on 4th St. shortly afterward, in 1916. The Library moved again several times through the years, from the old Library to City Hall, then to a former Post Office building at 424 D St., and finally to its current 20,000 square foot building on San Jacinto in 1994. It remains a vigorous, dynamic center of the community, and its staff works hard to build firm connections to city residents, and to deliver exciting, innovative programs and services.


Featured Resources

eResources Databases

Ancestry
Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library Edition
Search your family heritage online.
Can only be used within the library
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
eAudiobooks, eBooks, eMagazines, Other Library Services
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
PronunciatorWorld's largest language learning service. Free at your library.

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
Download digital magazines with rb digital
New York Times
New York Times
Enjoy complimentary unlimited access to the world’s finest journalism.

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