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.

Volunteers Needed

Library Veterans Benefits Coach
The Library is currently recruiting adult volunteers with specific skills to help local veterans locate benefits and services. See the flyer...

Regular Events

  • Every Tuesday (check calendar for current schedule)
    11:00 a.m. Preschool Storytime - See the flyer...
  • Every Wednesday (check calendar for current schedule)
    5:00 p.m. Teen Night - See the flyer...
  • Every Thursday (check calendar for current schedule)
    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

January Events

  • January 26
    3:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Covered California Counselors at the Library: Free help is available from representatives who can answer questions regarding your health coverage options through the Covered California program. No appointment required. More details are available on the flyer.
  • January 27
    5:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Financial Aid Workshop: Hosted by the Moreno Valley City College Outreach Program. This workshop will provide information about what skills are necessary for college preparation and include tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). See the flyer.

February Events

  • Tuesdays: February 16 and 23
    3:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program: Receive FREE help preparing your tax return courtesy of volunteers from the Community Action Partnership (CAP) of Riverside County. No appointments.
  • Saturdays: February 20 and 27
    10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program: Receive FREE help preparing your tax return courtesy of volunteers from the Community Action Partnership (CAP) of Riverside County. No appointments.

March Events

  • March 5 - April 16
    Cover to Cover Reading Program: Sponsored again by the fabulous In-N-Out Burger. Starting March 5, children age 4-12 can pick up a reading log in the library. Read five books and receive a coupon for a free food item. A total of three prizes (15 books read) per child can be claimed. See the flyer.
  • Tuesdays: March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29
    3:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program: Receive FREE help preparing your tax return courtesy of volunteers from the Community Action Partnership (CAP) of Riverside County. No appointments.
  • Fridays: March 4, 11, 18, & 25
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon - Citizenship Classes: TODEC (Training Occupational Development
    Educating Communities) Legal Center will offer citizenship classes and review eligibility requirements of the naturalization process with program attendees. See the flyer.
  • Saturdays: March 5, 12, 19, and 26
    10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program: Receive FREE help preparing your tax return courtesy of volunteers from the Community Action Partnership (CAP) of Riverside County. No appointments.

April Events

  • March 5 - April 16
    Cover to Cover Reading Program: Sponsored again by the fabulous In-N-Out Burger. Starting March 5, children age 4-12 can pick up a reading log in the library. Read five books and receive a coupon for a free food item. A total of three prizes (15 books read) per child can be claimed. See the flyer.
  • Tuesdays: April 5 and 12
    3:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program: Receive FREE help preparing your tax return courtesy of volunteers from the Community Action Partnership (CAP) of Riverside County. No appointments.
  • Fridays: April 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon - Citizenship Classes: TODEC (Training Occupational Development
    Educating Communities) Legal Center will offer citizenship classes and review eligibility requirements of the naturalization process with program attendees. See the flyer.
  • Saturdays: April 2 and 9
    10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program: Receive FREE help preparing your tax return courtesy of volunteers from the Community Action Partnership (CAP) of Riverside County. No appointments.

May Events

  • Fridays: May 6, 13, & 20
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon - Citizenship Classes: TODEC (Training Occupational Development
    Educating Communities) Legal Center will offer citizenship classes and review eligibility requirements of the naturalization process with program attendees. See the flyer.

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 Riverside County and San Bernardino County Library Systems (up to 20 items total, up to five in each audio/video format)
  • Request items from libraries nationwide through Interlibrary Loan
  • 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. Visit our Axis360 catalog to browse our eBook collection. You can check out up to 2 titles for up to 14 days, with an option to shorten the loan period at checkout. Ebooks are not renewable.

You can read eBooks on your PC, iPad, iPhone, and Kindle Fire using the Blio reader that is available as a FREE download through the Axis360 site. You can also read eBooks on your Sony eReader, Nook, Kobo device, or other device that supports Adobe ePUB and PDF.

The Moreno Valley Library Literacy Program provides free literacy training for anyone 14 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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