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Desert Hot Springs

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BRANCH EVENTS

Wed, Apr 24, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Come join us every Wednesday at 3:00 PM for our Story Time, we'll read, sing, dance and craft! This event is free and open to the public!

Thu, Apr 25, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Come join us every other Thursday for Art for the Soul. Come be creative and have fun. This event is free and open the public!

Fri, Apr 26, All day

Sat, Apr 27, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Come join us for a Dance Party and boogie to your own beat. For children ages 2-7

Sat, Apr 27, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Come join us on Saturday for our Family Movie Day. We will be showing a movie and will have popcorn! This event is free and open to the public!

Sun, Apr 28, All day

Tue, Apr 30, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Come join us for Baby/Toddler story time at the library! This program is to build early language and literacy foundations for children 6-36 months old. 

Wed, May 01, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Come join us every Wednesday at 3:00 PM for our Story Time, we'll read, sing, dance and craft! This event is free and open to the public!

Thu, May 02, 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Come join us every other Thursday for Teen Movie Night. We will be showing movies and enjoying popcorn! The event is free and open to the public! All movies will be PG or PG-13

Fri, May 03, All day

Sat, May 04, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Come join Ms. Christina for Baby Toddler stretching with their grownup. Learn fun and simple poses to teach your child to be flexible and relaxed.

Sat, May 04, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Come join us on Saturday for our Family Movie Day. We will be showing a movie and will have popcorn! This event is free and open to the public!

Sun, May 05, All day

Tue, May 07, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Come join us for Baby/Toddler story time at the library! This program is to build early language and literacy foundations for children 6-36 months old. 

Wed, May 08, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Come join us every Wednesday at 3:00 PM for our Story Time, we'll read, sing, dance and craft! This event is free and open to the public!

Thu, May 09, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Come join us every other Thursday for Art for the Soul. Come be creative and have fun. This event is free and open the public!

Fri, May 10, All day

Sat, May 11, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Come join us for a Dance Party and boogie to your own beat. For children ages 2-7

Sat, May 11, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Come join us on Saturday for our Family Movie Day. We will be showing a movie and will have popcorn! This event is free and open to the public!

Sun, May 12, All day

Mon, May 13, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Learn and understand the computer such as typing, how to use the Internet and other basic concepts.

Tue, May 14, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Come join us for Baby/Toddler story time at the library! This program is to build early language and literacy foundations for children 6-36 months old. 

Wed, May 15, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Come join us every Wednesday at 3:00 PM for our Story Time, we'll read, sing, dance and craft! This event is free and open to the public!

Thu, May 16, 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Come join us every other Thursday for Teen Movie Night. We will be showing movies and enjoying popcorn! The event is free and open to the public! All movies will be PG or PG-13

Fri, May 17, All day

Sat, May 18, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Come join Ms. Christina for Baby Toddler stretching with their grownup. Learn fun and simple poses to teach your child to be flexible and relaxed.

Sat, May 18, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Come join us on Saturday for our Family Movie Day. We will be showing a movie and will have popcorn! This event is free and open to the public!

Sun, May 19, All day

Tue, May 21, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Come join us for Baby/Toddler story time at the library! This program is to build early language and literacy foundations for children 6-36 months old. 

Wed, May 22, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Come join us every Wednesday at 3:00 PM for our Story Time, we'll read, sing, dance and craft! This event is free and open to the public!

Thu, May 23, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Come join us every other Thursday for Art for the Soul. Come be creative and have fun. This event is free and open the public!

Fri, May 24, All day

Sat, May 25, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Come join us for a Dance Party and boogie to your own beat. For children ages 2-7

Sun, May 26, All day

Mon, May 27, All day
The library is closed in observance of Memorial Day. It will reopen on Tuesday, May 28th at 10 a.m.

Fri, May 31, All day

Sun, Jun 02, All day

Fri, Jun 07, All day

Sun, Jun 09, All day

Fri, Jun 14, All day

Sun, Jun 16, All day

Fri, Jun 21, All day

Sun, Jun 23, All day

Library Holiday Closure

Memorial Day
May 27, 2019

Independence Day
July 4, 2019

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 12:00PM to 8:00PM

Mon, Apr 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Apr 23 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Apr 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Apr 25 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Fri, Apr 26 Closed
Sat, Apr 27 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Sun, Apr 28 Closed

Branch manager
Alexis Brodie
Address
11691 West Drive
Desert Hot Springs
California 92240
Tel: (760) 329-5926
Fax: (760) 329-3593

The first library branch in Desert Hot Springs opened in 1954 in the Little Gallery of the Desert, the library was sponsored by the Desert Hot Springs Improvement Association. Over the next ten years the library moved to different locations around the city until the local Rotary Club undertook sponsorship of the library. They purchased a lot on Pierson Boulevard and began a yearlong drive to finance the construction of a new library building. In 1956 the new building was dedicated and much of the labor on the building was donated by local residents. The library stayed in this location until 1972 when the library opened in its current location on West Drive. The library offers programs for all ages, computers for Internet use, as well as books, audiobooks, and DVDs for checkout.


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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
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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
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
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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
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New York Times
New York Times
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