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BRANCH EVENTS

Mon, Dec 09, 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Spanish Storytime Mondays at 10:30 am, Join us for stories. music, and fun!Hora de cuentos en EspaŮol a las 10:30 am, √ļnete a nosotros para disfrutar de historias. m√ļsica, y diversi√≥n!

Tue, Dec 10, 3:30PM - 4:30PM

Tue, Dec 10, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
After School Craft Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 pm,  Create a new craft every week!Martes de manualidades 3:30-4:30 pm,Crea una nueva manualidad cada semana.

Wed, Dec 11, 1:30PM - 2:00PM
Join us for stories and activities. Diversion despues de la escuela. 

Wed, Dec 11, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Ms. Emily is here to answer your tech questions. To make an appointment stop by the circulation desk and sign up today!La Sra. Emily está aquí para responder a sus preguntas técnicas. Para hacer una cita pare por el escritorio de circulación e inscríbase hoy mismo!

Wed, Dec 11, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Movies and popcorn for teens and tweens!Películas y palomitas de maíz para adolescentes!

Wed, Dec 11, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Estas interesado en practicar y mejorar sus habilidades en ingles? La Biblioteca de Thousand Palms ofreceraclases de ingles comenzando el 2 de octubre. Para mas informacion o para registrarse llame al 760-343-1556Are you interested in practicing and improving your English skills? The Thousand Palms Library will offer English classes starting on October 2. For more information or to register call 760-343-1556

Thu, Dec 12, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Bilingual Pre-K Storytime Thursdays at 10:30 am,¬†Join us for stories and activitiesHora de cuentos bilingue para Pre-K a las 10:30 am,¬†√ļnete a nosotros para escuchar historias y divertirte con las actividades.

Sat, Dec 14, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Afternoon MovieCome join us for popcorn and movie every Saturday at 12:00 pmPelicula de la tardeVen y √ļnete a nosotros para palomitas y pel√≠culas todos los s√°bados a las 12:00 p.m.

Mon, Dec 16, 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Spanish Storytime Mondays at 10:30 am, Join us for stories. music, and fun!Hora de cuentos en Espa√Īol a las 10:30 am, √ļnete a nosotros para disfrutar de historias. m√ļsica, y diversi√≥n!

Mon, Dec 16, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Join us in making Gingerbread houses!¬°Acomp√°√Īanos en la fabricaci√≥n de casas de pan de jengibre!

Tue, Dec 17, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Bring a dozen of your favorite home baked cookies to swap with others!¬°Trae una docena de tus galletas caseras favoritas para intercambiarlas con otras!

Tue, Dec 17, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
After School Craft Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 pm,  Create a new craft every week!Martes de manualidades 3:30-4:30 pm,Crea una nueva manualidad cada semana.

Wed, Dec 18, 1:30PM - 2:00PM
Join us for stories and activities. Diversion despues de la escuela. 

Wed, Dec 18, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Ms. Emily is here to answer your tech questions. To make an appointment stop by the circulation desk and sign up today!La Sra. Emily está aquí para responder a sus preguntas técnicas. Para hacer una cita pare por el escritorio de circulación e inscríbase hoy mismo!

Wed, Dec 18, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Movies and popcorn for teens and tweens!Películas y palomitas de maíz para adolescentes!

Wed, Dec 18, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Estas interesado en practicar y mejorar sus habilidades en ingles? La Biblioteca de Thousand Palms ofreceraclases de ingles comenzando el 2 de octubre. Para mas informacion o para registrarse llame al 760-343-1556Are you interested in practicing and improving your English skills? The Thousand Palms Library will offer English classes starting on October 2. For more information or to register call 760-343-1556

Thu, Dec 19, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Bilingual Pre-K Storytime Thursdays at 10:30 am,¬†Join us for stories and activitiesHora de cuentos bilingue para Pre-K a las 10:30 am,¬†√ļnete a nosotros para escuchar historias y divertirte con las actividades.

Thu, Dec 19, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Adult Group Painting, Thursday September 19th at 1 pm. Join our amateur adult group painting where we will have fun, socialize and attempt to recreate the same image.Pintar Para Adultos,  Jueves 19 de Septiembre a las 1 pm. Únete a nuestra grupo de pintura amateur para adultos donde nos divertiremos, socializaremos e intentaremos recrear la misma imagen.

Sat, Dec 21, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Afternoon MovieCome join us for popcorn and movie every Saturday at 12:00 pmPelicula de la tardeVen y √ļnete a nosotros para palomitas y pel√≠culas todos los s√°bados a las 12:00 p.m.

Mon, Dec 23, 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Spanish Storytime Mondays at 10:30 am, Join us for stories. music, and fun!Hora de cuentos en Espa√Īol a las 10:30 am, √ļnete a nosotros para disfrutar de historias. m√ļsica, y diversi√≥n!

Mon, Dec 23, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Family movies all break long!¡Las películas familiares se rompen todo el tiempo!

Tue, Dec 24, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Family movies all break long!¡Las películas familiares se rompen todo el tiempo!

Tue, Dec 24, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
After School Craft Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 pm,  Create a new craft every week!Martes de manualidades 3:30-4:30 pm,Crea una nueva manualidad cada semana.

Tue, Dec 24, 3:30PM - 5:30PM
Play board games with the family at the library!¬°Juega a juegos de mesa con la familia en la biblioteca!

Wed, Dec 25, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Movies and popcorn for teens and tweens!Películas y palomitas de maíz para adolescentes!

Thu, Dec 26, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Bilingual Pre-K Storytime Thursdays at 10:30 am,¬†Join us for stories and activitiesHora de cuentos bilingue para Pre-K a las 10:30 am,¬†√ļnete a nosotros para escuchar historias y divertirte con las actividades.

Thu, Dec 26, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Family movies all break long!¡Las películas familiares se rompen todo el tiempo!

Thu, Dec 26, 3:30PM - 5:30PM
Play board games with the family at the library!¬°Juega a juegos de mesa con la familia en la biblioteca!

Sat, Dec 28, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Afternoon MovieCome join us for popcorn and movie every Saturday at 12:00 pmPelicula de la tardeVen y √ļnete a nosotros para palomitas y pel√≠culas todos los s√°bados a las 12:00 p.m.

Mon, Dec 30, 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Spanish Storytime Mondays at 10:30 am, Join us for stories. music, and fun!Hora de cuentos en Espa√Īol a las 10:30 am, √ļnete a nosotros para disfrutar de historias. m√ļsica, y diversi√≥n!

Mon, Dec 30, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Family movies all break long!¡Las películas familiares se rompen todo el tiempo!

Tue, Dec 31, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Family movies all break long!¡Las películas familiares se rompen todo el tiempo!

Tue, Dec 31, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
After School Craft Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 pm,  Create a new craft every week!Martes de manualidades 3:30-4:30 pm,Crea una nueva manualidad cada semana.

Tue, Dec 31, 3:30PM - 5:30PM
Play board games with the family at the library!¬°Juega a juegos de mesa con la familia en la biblioteca!

Wed, Jan 01, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Family movies all break long!¡Las películas familiares se rompen todo el tiempo!

Wed, Jan 01, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Ms. Emily is here to answer your tech questions. To make an appointment stop by the circulation desk and sign up today!La Sra. Emily está aquí para responder a sus preguntas técnicas. Para hacer una cita pare por el escritorio de circulación e inscríbase hoy mismo!

Wed, Jan 01, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Movies and popcorn for teens and tweens!Películas y palomitas de maíz para adolescentes!

Thu, Jan 02, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Bilingual Pre-K Storytime Thursdays at 10:30 am,¬†Join us for stories and activitiesHora de cuentos bilingue para Pre-K a las 10:30 am,¬†√ļnete a nosotros para escuchar historias y divertirte con las actividades.

Thu, Jan 02, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Family movies all break long!¡Las películas familiares se rompen todo el tiempo!

Thu, Jan 02, 3:30PM - 5:30PM
Play board games with the family at the library!¬°Juega a juegos de mesa con la familia en la biblioteca!

Fri, Jan 03, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Family movies all break long!¡Las películas familiares se rompen todo el tiempo!

Sat, Jan 04, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Afternoon MovieCome join us for popcorn and movie every Saturday at 12:00 pmPelicula de la tardeVen y √ļnete a nosotros para palomitas y pel√≠culas todos los s√°bados a las 12:00 p.m.

Mon, Jan 06, 10:30AM - 11:00AM
Spanish Storytime Mondays at 10:30 am, Join us for stories. music, and fun!Hora de cuentos en Espa√Īol a las 10:30 am, √ļnete a nosotros para disfrutar de historias. m√ļsica, y diversi√≥n!

Mon, Jan 06, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Family movies all break long!¡Las películas familiares se rompen todo el tiempo!

Tue, Jan 07, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Adult Book Club 1st Tuesday of every month. New Books every month. Check out titles at the circulation desk.Club de libro para adultos, Primer Martes de cada mes a las 1 pmNuevos títulos cada mes. Puedes ver los títulos en el escritorio de la biblioteca.

Tue, Jan 07, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Family movies all break long!¡Las películas familiares se rompen todo el tiempo!

Tue, Jan 07, 3:30PM - 5:30PM
Play board games with the family at the library!¬°Juega a juegos de mesa con la familia en la biblioteca!

Wed, Jan 08, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Family movies all break long!¡Las películas familiares se rompen todo el tiempo!

Wed, Jan 08, 1:30PM - 2:00PM
Join us for stories and activities. Diversion despues de la escuela. 

Wed, Jan 08, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Ms. Emily is here to answer your tech questions. To make an appointment stop by the circulation desk and sign up today!La Sra. Emily está aquí para responder a sus preguntas técnicas. Para hacer una cita pare por el escritorio de circulación e inscríbase hoy mismo!

Wed, Jan 08, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Movies and popcorn for teens and tweens!Películas y palomitas de maíz para adolescentes!

Thu, Jan 09, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Family movies all break long!¡Las películas familiares se rompen todo el tiempo!

Thu, Jan 09, 3:30PM - 5:30PM
Play board games with the family at the library!¬°Juega a juegos de mesa con la familia en la biblioteca!

Wed, Jan 15, 1:30PM - 2:00PM
Join us for stories and activities. Diversion despues de la escuela. 

Wed, Jan 15, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Ms. Emily is here to answer your tech questions. To make an appointment stop by the circulation desk and sign up today!La Sra. Emily está aquí para responder a sus preguntas técnicas. Para hacer una cita pare por el escritorio de circulación e inscríbase hoy mismo!

Wed, Jan 15, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Movies and popcorn for teens and tweens!Películas y palomitas de maíz para adolescentes!

Wed, Jan 22, 1:30PM - 2:00PM
Join us for stories and activities. Diversion despues de la escuela. 

Wed, Jan 22, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Ms. Emily is here to answer your tech questions. To make an appointment stop by the circulation desk and sign up today!La Sra. Emily está aquí para responder a sus preguntas técnicas. Para hacer una cita pare por el escritorio de circulación e inscríbase hoy mismo!

Wed, Jan 22, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Movies and popcorn for teens and tweens!Películas y palomitas de maíz para adolescentes!

Sat, Jan 25, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Résumé Workshop, Saturday September 28th at 1 pmCome learn tips and tricks on how to improve your resume. Taller de Currículum, sábado 28 de septiembre a la 1 pmVen a aprender consejos y trucos sobre cómo mejorar tu currículum.

Wed, Jan 29, 1:30PM - 2:00PM
Join us for stories and activities. Diversion despues de la escuela. 

Wed, Jan 29, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Ms. Emily is here to answer your tech questions. To make an appointment stop by the circulation desk and sign up today!La Sra. Emily está aquí para responder a sus preguntas técnicas. Para hacer una cita pare por el escritorio de circulación e inscríbase hoy mismo!

Wed, Jan 29, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Movies and popcorn for teens and tweens!Películas y palomitas de maíz para adolescentes!

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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Today's hours

Closed

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 8:00PM
Thu, Dec 05 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Dec 06 Closed
Sat, Dec 07 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Sun, Dec 08 Closed

Branch manager
Lara Reyes
Address
31189 Robert Rd.
Thousand Palms
California 92276
Tel: (760) 343-1556
Fax: (760) 343-0957

Library Service in Thousand Palms started as two Bookmobile stops:  the Post Office and Tri Palms Mobile Home Park.  In February 1994, a Volunteer Library Station was dedicated in the Community Room of the Chamber of Commerce Building.  Offering three afternoons of service, the staff consisted of volunteers and the books were donated from other branch libraries - many older and worn copies.  The shared space was also used to serve senior lunches.

 

Dedicated in September 2006, the current 5,484 sq. ft. facility was built by Riverside County Economic Development Agency.   Located adjacent to the Community Center, the library serves as a centralized hub for residents, as well as visitors.  Fundraising by dedicated Building Fund Volunteers provided additional revenue for wireless Internet connectivity and several upgrades in library furnishings.  Named after Art Samson, the tireless leader of the Building Fund and Friends group, this community library prides itself in offering quality materials and programs for all ages


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Genealogy
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Ancestry Library Edition
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Indigenous Mexico
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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
ABCmouseEarly Learning Academy online education program for children ages 2 - 7. Access only available within the library.
Brainfuse
BrainfuseBrainfuse Learning Site offers easy to connect one-to-one online tutoring free. (Please have your library card available to use this link)
Britannica Escolar
Britannica EscolarAqu√≠ usted encontrar√° diversos documentos y enlaces √ļtiles sobre la educaci√≥n y su evoluci√≥n constante en la era digital.
Lo invitamos a visitar esta p√°gina frecuentemente y a descubrir los nuevos documentos, videos, actividades y otros recursos que Britannica le ofrece.
Britannica School
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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!
Teaching Books
Teaching BooksTeachingBooks.net is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. Our online database is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K‚Äď12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.
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
Culture and Religion
King James Bible
King James BibleThe King James Bible is an English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England, begun in 1604 and completed as well as published in 1611
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
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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New York Times
New York Times
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