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Lake Elsinore

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BRANCH EVENTS

Mon, Jun 18, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Come to the library and meet two SEARCH AND RESCUE dogs and their trainers!

Tue, Jun 19, 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Come join us for a free screening of "Paddington 2" in our community room.

Wed, Jun 20, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Come to the Outlets every Wednesday @ 11 AM with your little ones and enjoy our Toddler Tales storytime! Kids can build school readiness with our songs, stories, & crafts.THIS STORYTIME IS AT THE OUTLETS AT LAKE ELSINORE IN SUITE A106 NOT AT THE LIBRARY.

Thu, Jun 21, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Come join our Pre-school Story Time every Thursday @11 a.m. in the Community Room. There will be songs, stories, and crafts!

Mon, Jun 25, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Kids ages 5-12 can come to the library @ 1 PM and learn how to make bubbles! So come to our bubble lab and we'll teach you how to make bubble snakes!MATERIALS WILL BE PROVIDED. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Tue, Jun 26, 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Clase en espaol.Ven y aprende los usos practicos de los aceites esenciales en este clase informativo. (Registrate en la biblioteca. Clase limitado a 20 personas maximo. Adultos solamente, por favor).

Tue, Jun 26, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Come learn about the history and some of the practical uses of essential oils in this informative class. (Sign-ups available in the library. Class is limited to the first 20 sign-ups. Adults only, please.)

Wed, Jun 27, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Come to the Outlets every Wednesday @ 11 AM with your little ones and enjoy our Toddler Tales storytime! Kids can build school readiness with our songs, stories, & crafts.THIS STORYTIME IS AT THE OUTLETS AT LAKE ELSINORE IN SUITE A106 NOT AT THE LIBRARY.

Thu, Jun 28, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Come join our Pre-school Story Time every Thursday @11 a.m. in the Community Room. There will be songs, stories, and crafts!

Wed, Jul 11, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Come to the Outlets every Wednesday @ 11 AM with your little ones and enjoy our Toddler Tales storytime! Kids can build school readiness with our songs, stories, & crafts.THIS STORYTIME IS AT THE OUTLETS AT LAKE ELSINORE IN SUITE A106 NOT AT THE LIBRARY.

Wed, Jul 18, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Come to the Outlets every Wednesday @ 11 AM with your little ones and enjoy our Toddler Tales storytime! Kids can build school readiness with our songs, stories, & crafts.THIS STORYTIME IS AT THE OUTLETS AT LAKE ELSINORE IN SUITE A106 NOT AT THE LIBRARY.

Wed, Jul 25, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Come to the Outlets every Wednesday @ 11 AM with your little ones and enjoy our Toddler Tales storytime! Kids can build school readiness with our songs, stories, & crafts.THIS STORYTIME IS AT THE OUTLETS AT LAKE ELSINORE IN SUITE A106 NOT AT THE LIBRARY.

Thu, Jul 26, 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Clase en español.Ven y aprende los usos practicos de los aceites esenciales en este clase informativo. (Registrate en la biblioteca. Clase limitado a 20 personas maximo. Adultos solamente, por favor).

Thu, Jul 26, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Come learn about the history and some of the practical uses of essential oils in this informative class. (Sign-ups available in the library. Class is limited to the first 20 sign-ups. Adults only, please.)

Library Remodel Closures

Nuview Library
February 2, 2018 through
Early 2020

Sun City Library
March 5, 2018 through
August, 2018

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

Mon, Jun 18 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Jun 19 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jun 20 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Jun 21 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Jun 22 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 23 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Sun, Jun 24 Closed

Branch manager
Krystal Van Eyk
Address
600 W. Graham
Lake Elsinore
California 92530
Tel: (951) 674-4517
Fax: (951) 245-7715
In 1906, Mr. Charles Sumner Merrifield had a vision for a library in Lake Elsinore. A prominent member of the community, Mr. Merrifield bought a set of Charles Dickens books, which his daughter, Altha, soon began lending out from their hardware store on Main St.

A library was opened on September 25, 1908, and has been in service ever since. Altha Merrifield was the first librarian in Lake Elsinore, and continued to work in that capacity until her retirement in 1968.

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
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 is now your home for over 6000 eAudioBooks and 130 eMagazines
Scholastic Countries Collection
Scholastic Countries CollectionCountries Collection for Ages 9 - 13. Explore a destination today.
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
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