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San Jacinto

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Mon, Mar 26, All day
Today is National Make Your Own Holiday Day.

Children's room
Tue, Mar 27, 5:30PM - 6:30PM
The Children's Book Club starts every Tuesday @5:30pm. New members are always welcome!

Conference room
Wed, Mar 28, 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Come join the San Jacinto Library at 5pm in the Community Room for a chance to de-stress by coloring intricate pictures and designs.

Children's room
Thu, Mar 29, 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Join us every Thursday @5pm in the Children's Room for Children's Story Time!

Fri, Mar 30, All day
Passover begins tonight at sundown.

Sun, Apr 01, All day
Today is Easter.

Thu, Apr 05, All day
Today is National Read a Road Map Day.

Tue, Apr 10, All day
Today is National Library Workers Day.

Fri, Apr 13, All day
Today is National Scrabble Day.

Tue, Apr 17, All day
Today is Tax Day.

Fri, Apr 20, All day
Today is National Look-Alike Day.

Sun, Apr 22, All day
Today is Earth Day.

Mon, Apr 23, All day
Today is National Take a Chance Day.

Fri, Apr 27, All day
Today is Arbor Day.

Mon, Apr 30, All day
Today is National Honesty Day.

Fri, May 04, All day
Today is May the 4th Be With You Day.

Sat, May 05, All day
Today is Cinco de Mayo.

Sun, May 13, All day
Today is Mother's Day.

Wed, May 16, All day
Today is the first day of Ramadan.

Sat, May 19, All day
Today is National Armed Forces Day.

Library Remodel Closures

Nuview Library
February 2, 2018 through
Early 2020

Sun City Library
March 5, 2018 through
June 1, 2018

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Today's hours

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

Tomorrow's hours

We're open 9:00AM to 2:00PM

Mon, Mar 19 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Mar 20 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Mar 21 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Mar 22 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Mar 23 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 24 9:00AM to 2:00PM
Sun, Mar 25 Closed

Branch manager
Site Supervisor: Trevor Drown
595 S. San Jacinto Ave
San Jacinto
California 92583
Tel: (951) 654-8635

In 1890 while Edward Hyatt was revolutionizing the face of education, with San Jacinto as one of his crowning achievements, Mrs. Mary Fowler organized the areas first library association, charging an annual fee of $1.20 for membership. Over the next seventy five years the library moved several times; starting in 1908 in the old water district building on Ramona and Main, to the Chamber Building on Jordan St. in 1930, and in 1965 relocating to a building on central Main St. The San Jacinto Library joined forces with the Riverside County Library System in 1967. In 1991 the Library made the Bank of Hemet building its home, before settling in the current “joint use” facility located on the San Jacinto High School campus in the year 2000. 

In 2016, Riverside County 3rd District Supervisor, Chuck Washington, the City of San Jacinto and Riverside County Library services came to an agreement on a new site.  A temporary location, 4,000 sq. ft. city-owned parcel next to San Jacinto City Hall will serve as a temporary home for the public library.  The relocation will provide much needed additional space for the library programming while continuing to offer amenities to the public such as free Wi-Fi, computer use and a comprehensive collection to the public.

Riverside County Library Services strives to create a welcoming environment for patrons of all ages with diverse programming, knowledgeable and helpful staff, and a host of available services.

Featured Resources

eResources Databases

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
Early Learning Academy online education program for children ages 2 - 7. Access only available within the library.
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 Go
Engaging 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.
Thousands of New eBooks are Available to You!
One Click Digital
One Click Digital
A growing collection of over 1,500 eAudiobooks that can be downloaded directly to your home computer.
A growing collection of over eAudiobooks and eBooks that can be downloaded directly to your home computer.
The world's largest newsstand is now on your library's website!
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.
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.
Magazine articles from a variety of Spanish language publications on health, science, economics, politics and art.


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