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.

Special Notice

The Moreno Valley Public Library will take advantage of the scheduled Memorial Day closure on May 25th to complete a standard fumigation treatment. The library will be closed on Saturday and Sunday, May 23rd and 24th, and will reopen Tuesday, May 26th at 9:00 a.m. Scheduling this work during the weekend before a planned holiday closure will minimize inconvenience to patrons.

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
    This class teaches basic computer skills.
    See the flyer...
  • Fourth Monday of each month (beginning April 2015)
    6:00 p.m. Book Talk: Library Commissioner Sharon Clements will host a book talk each month. Share your love of books with others who enjoy reading.
    See the flyer...

Special Events

Click on month to see events.


May 2015
  • May 29
    1:00 p.m. - Nurturing Parenting Workshop: Come and learn positive parenting techniques to help strengthen your family through our "fun" and "exciting" parenting workshop. Our classes allow parents to learn "new" parenting techniques to share with their families through role-playing, art and discussion. See the flyer

June 2015
  • June 2
    6:00 p.m. - California Ghost Towns: Presentation by Gary Speck. See the flyer...
  • June 9
    6:00 p.m. - Senior Health and Wellness Information - Protecting Seniors from Fraud: HomeInstead Senior Care professionals will host presentations related to senior health and wellness. See the flyer...
  • June 16
    6:00 p.m. - History of the City of Moreno Valley: Presentation by Keith Mullins. See the flyer...
  • June 23
    11:00 a.m.- Turtles and Tortoises of the California Desert. See the flyer...
  • June 25
    6:00 p.m. - Just Run the Race – You are a Champion: Presentation by Dr. Beverly Crockett. See the flyer...
  • June 25
    11:00 a.m. - Magic by Eli: Presentation by Magician Eli Tanenbaum. See the flyer...
  • June 30
    6:00 p.m. - Ten Hours with God: Presentation by Dana Solla. See the flyer...

July 2015
  • July 7
    6:00 p.m. - Senior Health and Wellness Information - Cooking Under Pressure: HomeInstead Senior Care professionals will host presentations related to senior health and wellness. See the flyer...
  • July 8
    5:00 p.m. - Money Games Teaching Financial Literacy. See the flyer...
  • July 9
    11:00 a.m. - Rhythm of Life: Tongva Tribe: Presentation by Hidden Valley Nature Center. See the flyer...
  • July 14
    11:00 a.m. - Jumper Mascot of the DropZone Waterpark. See the flyer...
  • July 15
    5:00 p.m. - DJ 101: Two All Star disc jockeys assist audience in mixing songs. See the flyer...
  • July 16
    6:00 p.m. - Mo Willems Cartoon Class: Presenter Dave Boatman. See the flyer...
  • July 21
    11:00 a.m. - Capoeira African Brazilian Martial Arts. See the flyer...
  • July 23
    11:00 a.m. - Ballet Folklorico. See the flyer...
  • July 30
    11:00 a.m. - Magic Show: Presenter Richard Lee. See the flyer...

August 2015
  • August 4
    6:00 p.m. - Senior Health and Wellness Information - Too Close for Comfort: HomeInstead Senior Care professionals will host presentations related to senior health and wellness. See the flyer...
  • 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.


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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