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
Monday - Thursday:
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

July Events

  • June 13 - August 1
    2016 Summer Reading Program: Beginning June 13, visitors of all ages are welcome to pick up a reading log
    in the children’s room and begin earning prizes for the books you read. See the flyer.
  • July 26
    6:00 p.m. - Riverside County Historian, Steve Lech. See the flyer.
  • July 27
    5:00 p.m. - Financial Aid Workshop. See the flyer.
  • July 28
    11:00 a.m. - Kinder Karate with Master Roberto Ramos. See the flyer.
  • July 28
    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. -- Summer Reading Program Celebration for Everyone. See the flyer.

August Events

  • August 9
    6:00 p.m. - Pathways To Higher Education: This workshop will help discover ways to obtain financial aid and scholarship opportunities, including the Yellow Ribbon Program. See the flyer.
  • August 23
    6:00 p.m. - Parent-Teen Relationships, with Niruby James: Niruby James brings over 29 years' experience in critical and crisis intervention to her innovative talks that motivate audiences. See the flyer.
  • August 31
    6:00 p.m. - Resume Writing: Want to land that perfect job? Learn helpful tips to write exceptional resumes geared to a specific career from an experienced Career Coach.

September Events

  • September 28
    5:00 p.m. - Interviewing Skills: Ever wonder if you said too much or didn't sell yourself enough? A Career Coach will share their insight and experience to help prepare you for a phone interview, a one-to-one, or a group interview.

October Events

  • October 11
    6:00 p.m. - Resume Writing: Want to land that perfect job? Learn helpful tips to write exceptional resumes geared to a specific career from an experienced Career Coach.

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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