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BRANCH EVENTS

Mon, Dec 09, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Today we're doing a gingerbread shape match!

Mon, Dec 09, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Today we're making a paper plate Santa Claus

Tue, Dec 10, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Today we will make Santa's binoculars!

Tue, Dec 10, 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Participants will learn about 1. mental health (what it is and how to take care of it)2. trauma (what it is and how it affects us)3. suicide prevention4. depression anxiety (obsessive compulsive disorder) 5. serious mental illnesses (schizophrenia and bipolarity)6. drugs and alcohol. The project is funded by Riverside University Health Systems / Behavioral health************************************************************************************Los participantes aprenderan acerca de:1. salud mental (que es y como cuidar de ella)2. trauma (que es y como nos afecta)3. prevencion de suicidio4. depresion5. ansiedad6. enfermedades mentales serias (esquizofrenia y bipolaridad)7. drogas y alcohol

Wed, Dec 11, 9:00AM - 12:30PM
Event held in City of Coachella meeting room #3 not the Coachella Library

Wed, Dec 11, 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Participants will learn about 1. mental health (what it is and how to take care of it)2. trauma (what it is and how it affects us)3. suicide prevention4. depression anxiety (obsessive compulsive disorder) 5. serious mental illnesses (schizophrenia and bipolarity)6. drugs and alcohol. The project is funded by Riverside University Health Systems / Behavioral health************************************************************************************Los participantes aprenderan acerca de:1. salud mental (que es y como cuidar de ella)2. trauma (que es y como nos afecta)3. prevencion de suicidio4. depresion5. ansiedad6. enfermedades mentales serias (esquizofrenia y bipolaridad)7. drogas y alcohol

Thu, Dec 12, 11:00AM - 12:30PM
We will make popsicle stick Christmas ornaments

Sat, Dec 14, 10:00AM - 2:00PM

Sat, Dec 14, 2:30PM - 4:30PM
Toy Story 4 on December 14thFrozen on December 21stThe Grinch on December 28th  

Mon, Dec 16, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Today we are making a Ho Ho Ho Santa Claus!

Mon, Dec 16, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Today we will make Christmas greeting cards

Wed, Dec 18, 9:00AM - 12:30PM
Event held in City of Coachella meeting room #3 not the Coachella Library

Thu, Dec 19, 11:00AM - 12:30PM
We will make a Santa Claus mobile craft 

Thu, Dec 19, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
We will make pom pom candy canes and a pencil pot

Sat, Dec 21, 2:30PM - 4:30PM
Toy Story 4 on December 14thFrozen on December 21stThe Grinch on December 28th  

Mon, Dec 23, 11:00AM - 12:30PM
The S.C.R.A.P. Gallery is a unique environmental art museum and engaging mobile program that delivers art and environmental education to children throughout the Coachella Valley. By using donated discarded materials, students of all ages learn about conservation, reuse and other environmental issues through hands-on exploration. We will be including people of all ages for this library holiday program.   El S.C.R.A.P. Gallery es un museo de arte medio ambiente nico y un atractivo programa móvil que ofrece educación artística y medio ambiente a niños de todo el Valle de Coachella. Mediante el uso de materiales desechados donados, los estudiantes de todas las edades aprenden sobre conservación, reutilización y otros problemas del medio ambiente a través de la exploración práctica. Incluiremos personas de todas las edades para este programa de vacaciones de la biblioteca.

Mon, Dec 23, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Today we will make Christma snow globes!

Tue, Dec 24, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Today we will make popsicle stick Rudolph the red Nosed reindeer

Wed, Dec 25, All day
MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM OUR FAMILIES TO YOURS!FELICE NAVIDAD! 

Thu, Dec 26, 11:00AM - 12:30PM
we will make a paper bag gingerbread house

Thu, Dec 26, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
We will make New Year's decorations

Sat, Dec 28, 2:30PM - 4:30PM
Toy Story 4 on December 14thFrozen on December 21stThe Grinch on December 28th  

Mon, Dec 30, 11:00AM - 12:30PM
It's holiday time. Kids are out of school and bored. What's a parent to do? Bring your children to meet the animals from the Animal Samaritans Education Center.Es tiempo de vacaciones. Los niños están fuera de la escuela y aburridos. ¿Qué deben hacer los padres? Traiga a sus hijos a visitar a los animales del Centro de Educación de Animal Samaritanos.

Mon, Dec 30, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Today we will make New Year's resolutions for 2020!

Tue, Dec 31, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
We will do a New Yerar's Eve craft

Tue, Dec 31, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Today we will make New Year's party hats

Wed, Jan 01, All day

Mon, Jan 06, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Story time for preschool children in addition to an arts and crafts sessions.

Mon, Jan 06, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Story time for preschool children in addition to an arts and crafts sessions.

Wed, Jan 08, 9:00AM - 12:30PM
Event held in City of Coachella meeting room #3 not the Coachella Library

Mon, Jan 13, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Story time for preschool children in addition to an arts and crafts sessions.

Mon, Jan 13, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Story time for preschool children in addition to an arts and crafts sessions.

Wed, Jan 15, 9:00AM - 12:30PM
Event held in City of Coachella meeting room #3 not the Coachella Library

Mon, Jan 20, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Story time for preschool children in addition to an arts and crafts sessions.

Mon, Jan 20, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Story time for preschool children in addition to an arts and crafts sessions.

Wed, Jan 22, 9:00AM - 12:30PM
Event held in City of Coachella meeting room #3 not the Coachella Library

Mon, Jan 27, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Story time for preschool children in addition to an arts and crafts sessions.

Mon, Jan 27, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Story time for preschool children in addition to an arts and crafts sessions.

Wed, Jan 29, 9:00AM - 12:30PM
Event held in City of Coachella meeting room #3 not the Coachella Library

Library Renovations

Woodcrest Library
Closed beginning
August 7, 2019 til
Spring 2020

Library Holiday Closure

Christmas Day
December 25, 2019

New Years Day
January 1, 2020

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

Mon, Dec 02 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Dec 03 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Dec 04 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Thu, Dec 05 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Dec 06 Closed
Sat, Dec 07 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Dec 08 Closed

Branch manager
Veronica C. Evans
Address
1500 6th Street
Coachella
California 92236
Tel: (760) 398-5148
Fax: (760) 398-1068

The city of Coachella was originally founded as Woodspur in 1876. The origin of the name Coachella is unclear, but at a town hall meeting in 1901, the citizens voted on a new name for their community. They settled on "Coachella", which some local residents believe is a misspelling of the Spanish word Conchilla, a reference to the small white snail shells found in the valley's sandy soil.

The city was incorporated in 1946 with 1,000 residents and in 1957 the Coachella Library was opened in City Hall. To accommodate growth, the library moved into a converted Catholic church on November 1, 1981, just one block from City Hall.

The library is a source of great pride for the citizens and is a few steps away from the Eleanor Shadowen Senior Center and the Esperanza Youth and Family Center making it the perfect location to serve all segments of the population, 38% of whom are 18 years of age or younger. Its collections and programs reflect the needs of the ever growing population.

The library is near the location of the popular musical festival known as Coachella Fest and each year we welcome snow birds and young adults from a variety of states, including Canada, who are looking for the nearest place to access the internet via our computers or WiFi on their favorite device.

Coachella Library currently utilizes 3,000 square feet that can accommodate 125 people. The collection holds over 65,000 items and has 10 computers available for accessing the internet 5 days a week.

Our motto, Come By, Come Often, beckons residents and visitors to the library with our home town atmosphere and hospitality. We are truly a gem in the East Valley.

 

 

January 2015


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