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.

New Library Branch at the Moreno Valley Mall

On December 21 at 10 a.m., there will be a Grand Opening ribbon-cutting ceremony for the City's first-ever satellite branch library.

The Moreno Valley Public Library mall location is a modern library with traditional library services.

The structure of the library includes a children's area, information desk, technology center, and teen section. The collection of the library includes audiobooks, board books, chapter books, contemporary young adult books, DVDs, fiction, graphic novels, nonfiction, and picture books.

Library patrons will have access to six public Internet access computers. Library patrons can register for a library card and request books from other library locations at Online Public Access Catalogs (OPAC). Other features of the library include charging stations for portable devices, free Wi-Fi, online databases, and self-check machines.

Local performing artists from Dreamshapers are partnering with library staff to host monthly performing arts programs at the mall library location.

Library location:
Moreno Valley Mall, 2nd floor, across from Sears and next to HomeTown Buffet
Branch hours:
Monday—Wednesday: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday—Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

Special Events

January 2018

January 16
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Memorial Service Planning: Join us at the library for a free information gathering event.  The information shared at the event will assist anyone who will be making these important emotional decisions when planning a memorial service. 

Saturday, January 20
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Writers Expo: Free event for the entire community. This will be a great opportunity for writers to promote their work, meet their audience, and to sell their books. Exhibitors application deadline: January 8, 2018.  
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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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