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 (beginning April 2015)
    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

  • Summer Reading Program - See the Flyer...
    Pick up a reading log at the Children's reference desk.  Adults, teens, and children with a valid library card can participate and earn prizes until July 30th. 

    The Moreno Valley Public Library will host special events during the Summer Reading Program. These events are hosted on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays during the months of June and July.



  • August 11
    6:00 p.m. - Asthma Education Workshop: This presentation by the Riverside County Department of Public Health will teach individuals about asthma symptoms and health resources available in the local community. See the flyer...
  • August 14
    10:00 a.m. - The College Planning Program: How to Navigate the Complex College: Public charity organization, the Heartland Institute of Financial Education, will provide residents with resources related to financial aid, grants, scholarships, and student loans. FREE. See the flyer...
  • August 18
    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...
  • August 25
    6:00 p.m. - College Programs, Majors, and Transfer Pathways: A representative from Moreno Valley City College will provide attendees with steps to create an action plan for college enrollment. FREE. See the flyer...


  • September 22
    6:00 p.m. - Planned Parenthood Educational Program - Healthy Relationships: Valuable information will be shared to help parents and caregivers effectively communicate their values young people need to make health decisions. See the flyer...
  • September 29
    6:00 p.m. - Financial Literacy: Saving Your Future: This presentation by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) is part of a national education program that will provide local residents with budget planning and retirement tools.  FREE. See the flyer...


  • October 20
    6:00 p.m. - Planned Parenthood Educational Program - Family Communication: For parents and caregivers who want to learn ways to enable young people to make healthier, safer, and better informed decisions related to sexuality. 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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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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