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Louis Robidoux

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Community Room
Mon, Dec 18, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
The Adult Coloring Club meets every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month in the Community Room. Coloring pages, pencils, and tea provided, or you may bring your own. Do bring your own cup. Enjoy a calm hour in the middle of your daily bustle.

Adult Coloring Club

Small conference room
Tue, Dec 19, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Louis Robidoux Library Adult Book Club
December 19th at 1pm
We will discuss Gulp, by Mary Roach, the adventure with scientists who tackle the questions no one else thinks --- or has the courage--- to ask. How much can you eat before your stomach bursts? Why doesn't the stomach digest itself? Can wine tasters really tell a $10 bottle from a $100 bottle? Can constipation kill you?



Mon, Dec 25, All day
The Louis Robidoux Library will be closed in observance of the Christmas Holiday. 

Closed for Christmas 2017

Mon, Jan 01, All day
The Louis Robidoux Library will be closed for New Years Day.

Sat, Jan 06, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Practice your crocheting skills. All levels of expertise welcomed. Supplies are limited so bring what you have.

Sat, Jan 13, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Practice your crocheting skills. All levels of expertise welcomed. Supplies are limited so bring what you have.

Sat, Jan 20, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Practice your crocheting skills. All levels of expertise welcomed. Supplies are limited so bring what you have.

Sat, Jan 27, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Practice your crocheting skills. All levels of expertise welcomed. Supplies are limited so bring what you have.

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Today's hours

Closed

Tomorrow's hours

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

We're closed Monday December 25
Mon, Dec 18 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Dec 19 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Dec 20 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Dec 21 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Fri, Dec 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 23 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Dec 24 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Branch manager
Laura Mae Leach
Address
5840 Mission Blvd
Jurupa Valley
California 92509
Tel: (951) 682-5485
Fax: (951) 682-8641

The first county library in Rubidoux was opened on Nov. 28, 1948 in a rented storefront.  Over the next twenty-two years the library relocated into successively larger quarters twice.  Then in 1972 a new building was opened at 5763 Tilton Ave.  This building housed a 5,000 square foot library and a 5,000 square foot court house. At this time the library was renamed to honor Louis Robidoux, a Frenchman who had large land holdings in the area in the 1800s and was one of the first county supervisors.    This is why the library spells Robidoux with an “o”. The building is dedicated to a person, rather than named after the community as a whole.   In 1995 the court moved out of the building and the library gradually repurposed the space, creating a meeting/programming room, and a computer lab.  In 2001 plans for a new library building were drawn up.  This building finally opened on April 17, 2010.  It is 20,000 square feet with room for about 70,000 items, and includes a dedicated story-time room, 42 public access computers and wi-fi access.  In the same complex is the County Library’s Literacy Department and the administrative offices for the Riverside County Library System.   In its 64 years of service the Louis Robidoux Library has had 5 locations and  5 librarians.   As the new city of Jurupa Valley grows in strength and vitality  the library will remain dedicated to consistent provision of educational, recreational, and informational services for the community. 


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