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Canyon Lake

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BRANCH EVENTS

Fri, Sep 21, All day
Library staff will be attending training related to library service and serving our community.  The book drops will be open for returns, the library website at www.rivlib.net will be available for requests, renewals and research.  The library will be open on Saturday September 4th 10-3, it's regular Saturday hours.

Private Library Space
Sat, Sep 22, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Volunteer tutors provide instruction to lower grade students through a program where academically accomplished high school students earn volunteer credit for helping others understand.  Teaching volunteers should contact the library to be scheduled.  Students taking advantage of the offered tutoring should bring with them all tools (protractor, rulers, compass, pencils, paper etc.)   and books needed to explain that which needs to be better understood.  Tutoring for adults is available through appointments made by the library with an adult teaching volunteer.

City Council Room
Mon, Sep 24, 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, Sep 24, 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, Sep 24, 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.

Private Library Space
Sat, Sep 29, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Volunteer tutors provide instruction to lower grade students through a program where academically accomplished high school students earn volunteer credit for helping others understand.  Teaching volunteers should contact the library to be scheduled.  Students taking advantage of the offered tutoring should bring with them all tools (protractor, rulers, compass, pencils, paper etc.)   and books needed to explain that which needs to be better understood.  Tutoring for adults is available through appointments made by the library with an adult teaching volunteer.

Private Library Space
Mon, Oct 01, 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 

Private Library Space
Sat, Oct 06, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Volunteer tutors provide instruction to lower grade students through a program where academically accomplished high school students earn volunteer credit for helping others understand.  Teaching volunteers should contact the library to be scheduled.  Students taking advantage of the offered tutoring should bring with them all tools (protractor, rulers, compass, pencils, paper etc.)   and books needed to explain that which needs to be better understood.  Tutoring for adults is available through appointments made by the library with an adult teaching volunteer.

Private Library Space
Sat, Oct 13, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Volunteer tutors provide instruction to lower grade students through a program where academically accomplished high school students earn volunteer credit for helping others understand.  Teaching volunteers should contact the library to be scheduled.  Students taking advantage of the offered tutoring should bring with them all tools (protractor, rulers, compass, pencils, paper etc.)   and books needed to explain that which needs to be better understood.  Tutoring for adults is available through appointments made by the library with an adult teaching volunteer.

Private Library Space
Mon, Oct 15, 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 

Private Library Space
Sat, Oct 20, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Volunteer tutors provide instruction to lower grade students through a program where academically accomplished high school students earn volunteer credit for helping others understand.  Teaching volunteers should contact the library to be scheduled.  Students taking advantage of the offered tutoring should bring with them all tools (protractor, rulers, compass, pencils, paper etc.)   and books needed to explain that which needs to be better understood.  Tutoring for adults is available through appointments made by the library with an adult teaching volunteer.

Private Library Space
Mon, Oct 22, 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 

Private Library Space
Sat, Oct 27, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Volunteer tutors provide instruction to lower grade students through a program where academically accomplished high school students earn volunteer credit for helping others understand.  Teaching volunteers should contact the library to be scheduled.  Students taking advantage of the offered tutoring should bring with them all tools (protractor, rulers, compass, pencils, paper etc.)   and books needed to explain that which needs to be better understood.  Tutoring for adults is available through appointments made by the library with an adult teaching volunteer.

City Council Room
Mon, Oct 29, 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, Oct 29, 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, Oct 29, 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.

Private Library Space
Mon, Nov 05, 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 

Private Library Space
Mon, Nov 12, 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 

Private Library Space
Mon, Nov 19, 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 

Library Move Closure

Coachella Library
Closed as of August 29, 2018
Grand Opening in October 6, 2018
1500 Main Street, Coachella

Library Remodel Closure

Nuview Library
February 2, 2018 through
Early 2020

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We're closed Friday September 21
Mon, Sep 17 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Sep 18 Closed
Wed, Sep 19 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Sep 20 Closed
Fri, Sep 21 Closed
(Closed for All Staff Day training.)
Sat, Sep 22 10:00AM to 3:00PM
Sun, Sep 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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Ancestry
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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
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Tuition Funding Sources
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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
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Overdrive
Overdrive
A growing collection of eAudiobooks and eBooks that can be downloaded directly to your home computer.
RB Digital
RB Digital
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Scholastic Countries Collection
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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
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News and Magazines
InfoTrac Newstand
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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
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