Library Services

The Library and its literacy programs play an important role in the City of Moreno Valley. All Moreno Valley residents can use the library, and obtain a library card to check out materials, use public computers, and access Wi-Fi.

Moreno Valley Public Library Hours of Operation: library website
25480 Alessandro Blvd.
Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Phone: 951.413.3880
E-mail:
citylibrary@moval-library.org
Monday - Thursday:
Friday:
Saturday:
Sunday:
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Regular Events

  • Every Tuesday
    11:00 a.m. Preschool Storytime - See the flyer...
  • Every Wednesday
    5:00 p.m. Teen Night - See the flyer...
  • Every Thursday
    11:00 a.m. Bilingual Storytime (Spanish/English) - See the flyer...
    6:00 p.m. Family Fun Night - See the flyer...
  • Last Saturday of each month
    11:00 a.m. - noon Beginning Computer Class - See the flyer...
    This class teaches basic computer skills.
  • Fourth Monday of each month
    6:00 p.m. Book Talk - See the flyer...
    Library Commissioner Sharon Clements will host a book talk each month. Share your love of books with others who enjoy reading.

Special Events

May Events

  • May 2, 9, 16, 23 (Tuesdays)
    6:00 p.m.
    Employment Pipeline

    Moreno Valley Public Library staff is partnering with Path of Life Ministries to provide Employment Pipeline classes to library patrons. These classes train participants to think like an employer, search for employment in the hidden market, craft a professional resume to get the interview, and learn effective interviewing skills.

June Events

  • June 19 - July 31
    Summer Reading Program

    The Moreno Valley Public Library will host a Summer Reading Program from June 19 to July 31. The theme of the Summer Reading Program is Reading by Design. Adults, children, and teens can participate in this program. Adults, children, and teens will receive a prize after reading 5 books! Reading logs can be received at the children’s reference desk beginning June 19.

July Events

  • June 19 - July 31
    Summer Reading Program

    The Moreno Valley Public Library will host a Summer Reading Program from June 19 to July 31. The theme of the Summer Reading Program is Reading by Design. Adults, children, and teens can participate in this program. Adults, children, and teens will receive a prize after reading 5 books! Reading logs can be received at the children’s reference desk beginning June 19.

Image of a library cardTo get a library card, simply go to the front desk of the Library and request the form. Library cards are free to all Riverside and San Bernardino County residents. A library card may be used to borrow materials from the Moreno Valley Public Library and other libraries in the Riverside and San Bernardino County systems.

Moreno Valley residents may obtain a library card by providing current picture identification, such as a driver's license or California ID, and proof of current address. Current address may be established with documentation such as a recent utility bill, pre-printed check, or piece of mail.

First-time library cards are free for residents of Moreno Valley. Replacement cards cost two dollars.

Your Moreno Valley Library Card provides access to the library’s materials, online content, and computer services. With it you can:

  • Check out books, movies, music, video games, and more, for up to two weeks (up to 30 items, up to three in each audio/video format)
  • Renew most items up to three times in person, over the phone, or online
  • Download eBooks from home
  • Access online research tools and magazine articles from home
  • Use the public computers or Wi-Fi service at the library
  • Place holds on items from the Moreno Valley Public Library and libraries affiliated with the Inland Library System (up to 20 items total, up to five in audio or DVD format)
  • Set up a Reading History to save a list of titles you've checked out (visible only to you)

The library now has eBooks available for checkout. Library patrons can checkout eBooks via BiblioBoard, Enki, and Gale Virtual Reference. BiblioBoard provides library patrons with access to eBooks related to African American history, comics, Spanish literature, and Wiley’s for Dummies eBooks. Enki is a shared open source eBook network provides library patrons with access to classic literature, encyclopedias, fiction, and nonfiction eBooks. Gale Virtual Reference is a resource that includes Encyclopedia of Education, Novels for Students, Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, Case Studies in Global Business, Encyclopedia of Religion, Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, and much more. These digital library resources can be viewed by clicking here.

The Moreno Valley Library Literacy Program provides free literacy training for individuals that are 18 years and older.

The Literacy Program is always in need of tutors. Anyone interested in becoming a tutor or needing literacy assistance is encouraged to contact Laura Betts, 951.242.6366 between the hours of 8am and 4pm Monday - Friday.

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Moreno Valley City Hall
14177 Frederick Street
PO Box 88005
Moreno Valley, CA 92552
Phone: 951.413.3000
Hours: Monday - Thursday; 7:30am - 5:30pm
Fridays: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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