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BRANCH EVENTS

Mon, Dec 09, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Bring your youngest children for a special time of holiday stories, songs and activities! In this fun, interactive half-hour you'll prepare your child socially and educationally for pre-school while strengthening the bond between you, the caregiver, and your little ones. Ages 2-5Traiga a sus pequeños para un tiempo especial de cuentos, canciones y actividades navideñas! En esta divertida e interactiva media hora, preparará a su hijo social y educativamente para el preescolar mientras fortalece el vínculo entre usted, el cuidador y sus pequeños. Edades 2-5.

Wed, Dec 11, 1:30PM - 2:30PM
Checkout new books and exercise your creativity! There is a new craft every week. This program is held on Wednesdays @ 1:30 for ages 5-12.Ven a escuchar un cuento y ejercita tu creatividad! Hay una nueva manualidad cada semana. Este programa se lleva a cabo los miércoles a la 1:30 para niños de 5 a 12 años.

Wed, Dec 11, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Join us for Coding Camp at the Mead Valley Library.  Program machines to carry out countless tasks or create the next hit game, the possibilities are endless!  Learn up to four programming languages and join a growing community of future engineers and scientists.  Ages 10+ Acompáñanos para Campamento de Codificación: Programa máquinas para hacer innumerables tareas o crear el próximo juego exitoso.  ¡Las posibilidades son infinitas!  Aprenda hasta cuatro lenguajes de programación y únase a una creciente comunidad de futuros ingenieros y científicos.  Edades 10+

Thu, Dec 12, 4:30PM - 7:30PM
Join us from 4:30-7:30 on Thursday, December 12! Visit with Santa, decorate a cookie, play games, and make a craft! Santa will be here from 4:30-7pm. Ages 2-12.¡Acompáñanos el jueves 12 de diciembre de 4:30pm a 7:30pm!  ¡Ven a visitar a Santa y a decorar una galleta!  Habrá manualidades y juegos. Santa estará aquí de 4:30pm a 7pm.  Edades 2-12.

Fri, Dec 13, 1:00PM - 1:45PM
Join us for an energetic, fun 45 minute physically moving program with the purpose of getting you and your little one to bond over the rhythm of music, jumping, parachute and more! What to bring: - Comfortable shoes & clothes - Bottle of water - Towel (if you wish) ¡Acompáñanos  para un programa energético y divertido de 45 minutos.  Haremos movimientos  físicos con el propósito de lograr que usted y su pequeño se unan al ritmo de la música, el salto, el paracaídas y más! Que traer:- Zapatos y ropa cómodos - Botella de agua - Toalla (si lo desea)

Sat, Dec 14, 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Join us for Saturday Trading Card Meet Up! Bring your Yu-Gi-Oh! Or Pokemon cards and learn to play, strategize, and win!  Free lessons and tips for beginners.  Experienced players can enter to win prizes.  Don't have a deck of your own?  We have some you can borrow.  Come have fun and make new friends!Trae tus cartas de Yu-Gi-Oh! o de Pokémon y aprende a jugar, crear estrategias y ganar! Habrá lecciones gratuitas y consejos para principiantes. Los jugadores con experiencia pueden participar para ganar premios. ¿No tienes tu propia baraja de cartas? Tenemos algunos que puedes pedir prestados. ¡Ven a divertirte y haz nuevos amigos!

Sun, Dec 15, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Mon, Dec 16, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Bring your youngest children for a special time of holiday stories, songs and activities! In this fun, interactive half-hour you'll prepare your child socially and educationally for pre-school while strengthening the bond between you, the caregiver, and your little ones. Ages 2-5¡Traiga a sus pequeños para un tiempo especial de cuentos, canciones y actividades navideñas! En esta divertida e interactiva media hora, preparará a su hijo social y educativamente para el preescolar mientras fortalece el vínculo entre usted, el cuidador y sus pequeños. Edades 2-5.

Tue, Dec 17, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Come and learn the basics of computer science and some of the awesome women who use technology to create amazing things.  You'll work together to create cool projects and complete challenges. Grades 3-5.Ven y aprende los conceptos básicos de la informática y algunas de las increíbles mujeres que usan la tecnología para crear cosas increíbles. Trabajarán juntas para crear proyectos geniales y completar desafíos.  Grados 3-5.

Wed, Dec 18, 1:30PM - 2:30PM
Checkout new books and exercise your creativity! There is a new craft every week. This program is held on Wednesdays @ 1:30 for ages 5-12.Ven a escuchar un cuento y ejercita tu creatividad! Hay una nueva manualidad cada semana. Este programa se lleva a cabo los miércoles a la 1:30 para niños de 5 a 12 años.

Wed, Dec 18, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Join us for Coding Camp at the Mead Valley Library.  Program machines to carry out countless tasks or create the next hit game, the possibilities are endless!  Learn up to four programming languages and join a growing community of future engineers and scientists.  Ages 10+ Acompáñanos para Campamento de Codificación: Programa máquinas para hacer innumerables tareas o crear el próximo juego exitoso.  ¡Las posibilidades son infinitas!  Aprenda hasta cuatro lenguajes de programación y únase a una creciente comunidad de futuros ingenieros y científicos.  Edades 10+

Thu, Dec 19, 12:30PM - 1:15PM
Join us for an energetic, fun 45 minute physically moving program with the purpose of getting you and your little one to bond over the rhythm of music, jumping, parachute and more! What to bring: - Comfortable shoes & clothes - Bottle of water - Towel (if you wish) ¡Acompáñanos  para un programa energético y divertido de 45 minutos.  Haremos movimientos  físicos con el propósito de lograr que usted y su pequeño se unan al ritmo de la música, el salto, el paracaídas y más! Que traer:- Zapatos y ropa cómodos - Botella de agua - Toalla (si lo desea)

Sat, Dec 21, 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Join us for Saturday Trading Card Meet Up! Bring your Yu-Gi-Oh! Or Pokemon cards and learn to play, strategize, and win!  Free lessons and tips for beginners.  Experienced players can enter to win prizes.  Don't have a deck of your own?  We have some you can borrow.  Come have fun and make new friends!Trae tus cartas de Yu-Gi-Oh! o de Pokémon y aprende a jugar, crear estrategias y ganar! Habrá lecciones gratuitas y consejos para principiantes. Los jugadores con experiencia pueden participar para ganar premios. ¿No tienes tu propia baraja de cartas? Tenemos algunos que puedes pedir prestados. ¡Ven a divertirte y haz nuevos amigos!

Sat, Dec 21, 11:30AM - 12:30PM
Estaremos utilizando canciones y juegos navideños de culturas latinas, para una inmersión cultural.  Escucharan cuentos en español/ingles. Ages 2-5.¡Todos estan bienvenidos!There will be holiday stories, crafts, songs, and games from Latin cultures, for a cultural immersion experience. It is in both English and Spanish, so come and disfruta (enjoy) our special story time. Everyone is welcome! Edades 2-5

Sun, Dec 22, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Wed, Dec 25, All day
The library will be closed in observance of the holiday.La biblioteca estará cerrada en observación del día festivo.

Sun, Dec 29, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Wed, Jan 01, All day
The library will be closed in observance of the holiday.La biblioteca estará cerrada en observación del día festivo.

Sun, Jan 05, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Sun, Jan 12, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Sun, Jan 19, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Sun, Jan 26, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Sun, Feb 02, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

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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Tomorrow's hours

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 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Dec 05 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Fri, Dec 06 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sat, Dec 07 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Sun, Dec 08 Closed

Branch manager
Karen Snider
Address
21580 Oakwood Street
Mead Valley
California 92570
Tel: (951) 943-4727
Fax: (951) 943-4064

The Mead Valley Library is a beautiful new 24,000-square-foot facility serving the diverse area of Mead Valley near Cajalco Road west of the 215 freeway and north of Perris. The Library was dedicated by Riverside County Supervisor Bob Buster in a ceremony on October 27, 2012 attended by over 2,300 persons.

The Mead Valley library features large meeting rooms, a spacious youth section, a story room, young adult room complete with diner booths, over 40 computers for the public, and a state-of-the-art check-out system with an automated return sorting system.


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Career Transitions
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Tuition Funding Sources
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Health and Fitness
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Health Reference Center
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InfoTrac General Reference Center Gold
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