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Mead Valley

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Wed, Aug 23, 1:30PM - 2:00PM

Take a time out in the middle of the week by joining us for After School Storytime. Every week we will read themed stories and then create crafts that are perfect for display. Bring your creativity! Due to the nature of these crafts, this program is best suited for children 5-12 years of age. Younger siblings accommodated.



Thu, Aug 24, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Everyone is welcome to join the battle for supremacy, as you play with friends and strangers alike. Unlike other hosted tournaments, there is no entry cost.


Thu, Aug 24, 5:00PM - 5:30PM

Cuddle up with your favorite stuffed buddy and listen to stories, sing songs, and play games.


Fri, Aug 25, 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Stop by every Friday and spend your afternoon playing an assorted variety of games. Test your gaming skills against friends and family. Try your luck with an assortment of board and card games featuring classics such as Candy Land, Uno, Go Fish, Sorry and so much more.

For teens and adults we are now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


Sun, Aug 27, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Mon, Aug 28, 10:30AM - 11:00AM

Bring your youngest children for a special time of 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.




Tue, Aug 29, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Do you have what it takes to be the best gamer? Take the ultimate test by joining us as we play Super Smash Bros. Battle your friends weekly to see who will reign supreme. 

Now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


Wed, Aug 30, 1:30PM - 2:00PM

Take a time out in the middle of the week by joining us for After School Storytime. Every week we will read themed stories and then create crafts that are perfect for display. Bring your creativity! Due to the nature of these crafts, this program is best suited for children 5-12 years of age. Younger siblings accommodated.



Wed, Aug 30, 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Calling all teens and tweens! Bring your friends and join us for a calming afternoon of art and music. Follow the instructions to create your very own masterpiece that is sure to impress. We provide the materials, you bring the creativity! This program is best suited for ages 13-17.


Thu, Aug 31, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Everyone is welcome to join the battle for supremacy, as you play with friends and strangers alike. Unlike other hosted tournaments, there is no entry cost.


Thu, Aug 31, 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Storytime, crafts, games in our Enchanted Garden


Fri, Sep 01, 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Stop by every Friday and spend your afternoon playing an assorted variety of games. Test your gaming skills against friends and family. Try your luck with an assortment of board and card games featuring classics such as Candy Land, Uno, Go Fish, Sorry and so much more.

For teens and adults we are now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


Sun, Sep 03, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Mon, Sep 04, 10:30AM - 11:00AM

Bring your youngest children for a special time of 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.




Tue, Sep 05, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Do you have what it takes to be the best gamer? Take the ultimate test by joining us as we play Super Smash Bros. Battle your friends weekly to see who will reign supreme. 

Now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


Wed, Sep 06, 1:30PM - 2:00PM

Take a time out in the middle of the week by joining us for After School Storytime. Every week we will read themed stories and then create crafts that are perfect for display. Bring your creativity! Due to the nature of these crafts, this program is best suited for children 5-12 years of age. Younger siblings accommodated.



Thu, Sep 07, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Everyone is welcome to join the battle for supremacy, as you play with friends and strangers alike. Unlike other hosted tournaments, there is no entry cost.


Thu, Sep 07, 5:00PM - 5:30PM

Cuddle up with your favorite stuffed buddy and listen to stories, sing songs, and play games.


Fri, Sep 08, 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Stop by every Friday and spend your afternoon playing an assorted variety of games. Test your gaming skills against friends and family. Try your luck with an assortment of board and card games featuring classics such as Candy Land, Uno, Go Fish, Sorry and so much more.

For teens and adults we are now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


Sat, Sep 09, 11:30AM - 1:30PM
Family friendly movies shown in the Mead Valley Library Community Room.  Please call 951-943-4727 to learn what movie we will be showing.  Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.  

Tendremos Películas familiares en el Community Room de la biblioteca de Mead Valley. Por favor llame al 951-943-4727 para saber qué película vamos a mostrar. Los niños menores de 12 años deben estar acompañados por un adulto.

Sun, Sep 10, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Mon, Sep 11, 10:30AM - 11:00AM

Bring your youngest children for a special time of 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.




Mon, Sep 11, 10:30AM - 12:00PM

Space is limited, please arrive promptly.

8/07 Computer Basics

8/21 Microsoft Word

9/11 Email Intermediate

9/25 Facebook and Social Media


Tue, Sep 12, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Do you have what it takes to be the best gamer? Take the ultimate test by joining us as we play Super Smash Bros. Battle your friends weekly to see who will reign supreme. 

Now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


Wed, Sep 13, 1:30PM - 2:00PM

Take a time out in the middle of the week by joining us for After School Storytime. Every week we will read themed stories and then create crafts that are perfect for display. Bring your creativity! Due to the nature of these crafts, this program is best suited for children 5-12 years of age. Younger siblings accommodated.



Wed, Sep 13, 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Calling all teens and tweens! Bring your friends and join us for a calming afternoon of art and music. Follow the instructions to create your very own masterpiece that is sure to impress. We provide the materials, you bring the creativity! This program is best suited for ages 13-17.


Thu, Sep 14, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Everyone is welcome to join the battle for supremacy, as you play with friends and strangers alike. Unlike other hosted tournaments, there is no entry cost.


Thu, Sep 14, 5:00PM - 5:30PM

Cuddle up with your favorite stuffed buddy and listen to stories, sing songs, and play games.


Fri, Sep 15, 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Stop by every Friday and spend your afternoon playing an assorted variety of games. Test your gaming skills against friends and family. Try your luck with an assortment of board and card games featuring classics such as Candy Land, Uno, Go Fish, Sorry and so much more.

For teens and adults we are now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


Sun, Sep 17, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Mon, Sep 18, 10:30AM - 11:00AM

Bring your youngest children for a special time of 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.




Tue, Sep 19, 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Stop by our Art Studio to learn about famous artists and their techniques. Create your own work of art inspire by the famous masterpieces that we examine. Due to the nature of this program, only tweens between the ages of 9-12 will be permitted.

Theme: American Artist Appreciation Month


Tue, Sep 19, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Do you have what it takes to be the best gamer? Take the ultimate test by joining us as we play Super Smash Bros. Battle your friends weekly to see who will reign supreme. 

Now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


Wed, Sep 20, 1:30PM - 2:00PM

Take a time out in the middle of the week by joining us for After School Storytime. Every week we will read themed stories and then create crafts that are perfect for display. Bring your creativity! Due to the nature of these crafts, this program is best suited for children 5-12 years of age. Younger siblings accommodated.



Thu, Sep 21, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Everyone is welcome to join the battle for supremacy, as you play with friends and strangers alike. Unlike other hosted tournaments, there is no entry cost.


Thu, Sep 21, 5:00PM - 5:30PM

Cuddle up with your favorite stuffed buddy and listen to stories, sing songs, and play games.


Fri, Sep 22, 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Stop by every Friday and spend your afternoon playing an assorted variety of games. Test your gaming skills against friends and family. Try your luck with an assortment of board and card games featuring classics such as Candy Land, Uno, Go Fish, Sorry and so much more.

For teens and adults we are now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


Sun, Sep 24, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Mon, Sep 25, 10:30AM - 12:00PM

Space is limited, please arrive promptly.

8/07 Computer Basics

8/21 Microsoft Word

9/11 Email Intermediate

9/25 Facebook and Social Media


Mon, Sep 25, 10:30AM - 11:00AM

Bring your youngest children for a special time of 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.




Tue, Sep 26, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Do you have what it takes to be the best gamer? Take the ultimate test by joining us as we play Super Smash Bros. Battle your friends weekly to see who will reign supreme. 

Now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


Wed, Sep 27, 1:30PM - 2:00PM

Take a time out in the middle of the week by joining us for After School Storytime. Every week we will read themed stories and then create crafts that are perfect for display. Bring your creativity! Due to the nature of these crafts, this program is best suited for children 5-12 years of age. Younger siblings accommodated.



Wed, Sep 27, 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Calling all teens and tweens! Bring your friends and join us for a calming afternoon of art and music. Follow the instructions to create your very own masterpiece that is sure to impress. We provide the materials, you bring the creativity! This program is best suited for ages 13-17.


Thu, Sep 28, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Everyone is welcome to join the battle for supremacy, as you play with friends and strangers alike. Unlike other hosted tournaments, there is no entry cost.


Thu, Sep 28, 5:00PM - 5:30PM

Cuddle up with your favorite stuffed buddy and listen to stories, sing songs, and play games.


Fri, Sep 29, 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Stop by every Friday and spend your afternoon playing an assorted variety of games. Test your gaming skills against friends and family. Try your luck with an assortment of board and card games featuring classics such as Candy Land, Uno, Go Fish, Sorry and so much more.

For teens and adults we are now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


Sun, Oct 01, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Tue, Oct 03, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Do you have what it takes to be the best gamer? Take the ultimate test by joining us as we play Super Smash Bros. Battle your friends weekly to see who will reign supreme. 

Now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


Thu, Oct 05, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Everyone is welcome to join the battle for supremacy, as you play with friends and strangers alike. Unlike other hosted tournaments, there is no entry cost.


Fri, Oct 06, 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Stop by every Friday and spend your afternoon playing an assorted variety of games. Test your gaming skills against friends and family. Try your luck with an assortment of board and card games featuring classics such as Candy Land, Uno, Go Fish, Sorry and so much more.

For teens and adults we are now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


Sun, Oct 08, All day
The Mead Valley Library is closed on Sundays.

Tue, Oct 10, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Do you have what it takes to be the best gamer? Take the ultimate test by joining us as we play Super Smash Bros. Battle your friends weekly to see who will reign supreme. 

Now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


Thu, Oct 12, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Everyone is welcome to join the battle for supremacy, as you play with friends and strangers alike. Unlike other hosted tournaments, there is no entry cost.


Fri, Oct 13, 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Stop by every Friday and spend your afternoon playing an assorted variety of games. Test your gaming skills against friends and family. Try your luck with an assortment of board and card games featuring classics such as Candy Land, Uno, Go Fish, Sorry and so much more.

For teens and adults we are now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


Sat, Oct 14, 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Family friendly movies shown in the Mead Valley Library Community Room.  Please call 951-943-4727 to learn what movie we will be showing.  Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.  

Tendremos Películas familiares en el Community Room de la biblioteca de Mead Valley. Por favor llame al 951-943-4727 para saber qué película vamos a mostrar. Los niños menores de 12 años deben estar acompañados por un adulto.

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

Mon, Oct 16, 10:30AM - 11:00AM

Bring your youngest children for a special time of 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.




Tue, Oct 17, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Do you have what it takes to be the best gamer? Take the ultimate test by joining us as we play Super Smash Bros. Battle your friends weekly to see who will reign supreme. 

Now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


Wed, Oct 18, 1:30PM - 2:00PM

Take a time out in the middle of the week by joining us for After School Storytime. Every week we will read themed stories and then create crafts that are perfect for display. Bring your creativity! Due to the nature of these crafts, this program is best suited for children 5-12 years of age. Younger siblings accommodated.



Thu, Oct 19, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Everyone is welcome to join the battle for supremacy, as you play with friends and strangers alike. Unlike other hosted tournaments, there is no entry cost.


Thu, Oct 19, 5:00PM - 5:30PM

Cuddle up with your favorite stuffed buddy and listen to stories, sing songs, and play games.


Fri, Oct 20, 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Stop by every Friday and spend your afternoon playing an assorted variety of games. Test your gaming skills against friends and family. Try your luck with an assortment of board and card games featuring classics such as Candy Land, Uno, Go Fish, Sorry and so much more.

For teens and adults we are now introducing...Virtual Reality.  Travel the globe, explore distant worlds and create paintings in a digital virtual world.  Virtual Reality equipment is made possible by a grant from the California State Library.


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

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

Tomorrow's hours

We're open 12:00PM to 8:00PM

Mon, Aug 21 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Aug 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Aug 23 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Aug 24 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Fri, Aug 25 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sat, Aug 26 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Sun, Aug 27 Closed

Branch manager
Adam Tuckerman
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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Business and Legal
California State Bar Publications
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ABCmouse
ABCmouse
Early Learning Academy online education program for children ages 2 - 7. Access only available within the library.
Brainfuse
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Career Transitions
Career Transitions
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Tuition Funding Sources
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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.
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Braille Institute
Braille Institute
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One Click Digital
One Click Digital
A growing collection of over 1,500 eAudiobooks that can be downloaded directly to your home computer.
Overdrive
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Zinio
Zinio
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Health and Fitness
Health & Wellness Resource Center
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Health Reference Center
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InfoTrac® General Reference Center Gold
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