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Thousand Palms

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BRANCH EVENTS

Sat, Nov 18, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Need help with your iPhone, Android, eReader or any other electronic?  If so, this is the class for you.  Take a 1/2 hour class with one of our techs and have your questions answered.  Space is limited. Please call the Library for more info and to register.

Sat, Nov 25, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Join us on this Saturday afternoon for movies at the Library.  We will be watching "Free Birds".  Twice a month, we will host a movie and even provide the popcorn!  Stop by the Library for more info and to learn the movie titles.  Don't miss the fun!

Thu, Nov 30, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Join Ms. Esme every Thursday morning and let's explore the world of reading through magical stories and unleash our imagination thru crafts.  For children 2-5 years of age.  Acompaña a Ms. Esme a escuchar cuentos divertidos y a dejar volar tu imaginación con las manualidades.  Para niños de 2 a 5 años.

Sat, Dec 02, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Join us on this Saturday afternoon for movies at the Library.  We will be watching "The Search for Santa Paws".  Twice a month, we will host a movie and even provide the popcorn!  Stop by the Library for more info and to learn the movie titles.  Don't miss the fun!

Thu, Dec 07, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Join Ms. Esme every Thursday morning and let's explore the world of reading through magical stories and unleash our imagination thru crafts.  For children 2-5 years of age.  Acompaña a Ms. Esme a escuchar cuentos divertidos y a dejar volar tu imaginación con las manualidades.  Para niños de 2 a 5 años.

Sat, Dec 09, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Join us on this Saturday afternoon for movies at the Library.  We will be watching "Mickey's Christmas Carol".  Twice a month, we will host a movie and even provide the popcorn!  Stop by the Library for more info and to learn the movie titles.  Don't miss the fun!

Thu, Dec 14, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Join Ms. Esme every Thursday morning and let's explore the world of reading through magical stories and unleash our imagination thru crafts.  For children 2-5 years of age.  Acompaña a Ms. Esme a escuchar cuentos divertidos y a dejar volar tu imaginación con las manualidades.  Para niños de 2 a 5 años.

Sat, Dec 16, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Join us on this Saturday afternoon for movies at the Library.  We will be watching "Home Alone".  Twice a month, we will host a movie and even provide the popcorn!  Stop by the Library for more info and to learn the movie titles.  Don't miss the fun!

Thu, Dec 21, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Join Ms. Esme every Thursday morning and let's explore the world of reading through magical stories and unleash our imagination thru crafts.  For children 2-5 years of age.  Acompaña a Ms. Esme a escuchar cuentos divertidos y a dejar volar tu imaginación con las manualidades.  Para niños de 2 a 5 años.

Sat, Dec 23, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Join us on this Saturday afternoon for movies at the Library.  We will be watching "The Santa Clause".  Twice a month, we will host a movie and even provide the popcorn!  Stop by the Library for more info and to learn the movie titles.  Don't miss the fun!

Sat, Dec 30, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Join us on this Saturday afternoon for movies at the Library.  We will be watching "The Santa Clause 2".  Twice a month, we will host a movie and even provide the popcorn!  Stop by the Library for more info and to learn the movie titles.  Don't miss the fun!

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Today's hours

Closed

Tomorrow's hours

We're open 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Mon, Nov 13 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Nov 14 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Nov 15 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Nov 16 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Nov 17 Closed
Sat, Nov 18 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Sun, Nov 19 Closed

Branch manager
Roxanna Garcia
Address
31189 Robert Rd.
Thousand Palms
California 92276
Tel: (760) 343-1556
Fax: (760) 343-0957

Library Service in Thousand Palms started as two Bookmobile stops:  the Post Office and Tri Palms Mobile Home Park.  In February 1994, a Volunteer Library Station was dedicated in the Community Room of the Chamber of Commerce Building.  Offering three afternoons of service, the staff consisted of volunteers and the books were donated from other branch libraries - many older and worn copies.  The shared space was also used to serve senior lunches.

 

Dedicated in September 2006, the current 5,484 sq. ft. facility was built by Riverside County Economic Development Agency.   Located adjacent to the Community Center, the library serves as a centralized hub for residents, as well as visitors.  Fundraising by dedicated Building Fund Volunteers provided additional revenue for wireless Internet connectivity and several upgrades in library furnishings.  Named after Art Samson, the tireless leader of the Building Fund and Friends group, this community library prides itself in offering quality materials and programs for all ages


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eResources Databases

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 Go
Engaging 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
Cultures and Religion
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
This authoritative, dynamic resource brings together the best current scholarship in the field for students, scholars, government officials, community groups, and librarians to foster a more accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world.
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!
One Click Digital
One Click Digital
A growing collection of over 1,500 eAudiobooks that can be downloaded directly to your home computer.
Overdrive
Overdrive
A growing collection of over eAudiobooks and eBooks that can be downloaded directly to your home computer.
Zinio
Zinio
The world's largest newsstand is now on your library's website!
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.

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