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.

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.

Special Events

Click on month to see events.

March 2015
  • March 7 - April 18
    Cover To Cover Reading Program:
    Sponsored by In-N-Out. Children age 4-12 who read 5 books will receive a coupon for a free hamburger or cheeseburger. A maximum of three coupons to each participant will be given during the program. Visit the children's reference desk for reading logs.
  • March 25
    3 - 7 p.m. - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: The VITA program provides FREE tax preparation with the help of a volunteer from the Community Action Partnership of Riverside County.
    See the flyer...

April 2015
  • March 7 - April 18
    Cover To Cover Reading Program:
    Sponsored by In-N-Out. Children age 4-12 who read 5 books will receive a coupon for a free hamburger or cheeseburger. A maximum of three coupons to each participant will be given during the program. Visit the children's reference desk for reading logs.
  • April 1
    3 - 7 p.m. - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: The VITA program provides FREE tax preparation with the help of a volunteer from the Community Action Partnership of Riverside County.
    See the flyer...
  • April 7
    6 p.m. - Family Caregiver Stress Relief: A Senior Care professional will provide a special presentation on how individuals can learn about resources and strategies to cope with caregiving responsibilities.
  • April 8
    3 - 7 p.m. - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: The VITA program provides FREE tax preparation with the help of a volunteer from the Community Action Partnership of Riverside County.
    See the flyer...
  • April 10
    9:00 a.m. - 12 noon - Citizenship Class: Catholic Charities organization will host free classes for individuals interested in becoming U.S. citizens. Many topics will be covered including a practice interview session.
  • April 15
    3 - 7 p.m. - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: The VITA program provides FREE tax preparation with the help of a volunteer from the Community Action Partnership of Riverside County.
    See the flyer...
  • April 17
    9:00 a.m. - 12 noon - Citizenship Class: Catholic Charities organization will host free classes for individuals interested in becoming U.S. citizens. Many topics will be covered including a practice interview session.
  • April 21
    6:00 p.m. Alta Vista Charter School: Alta Vista is a WASC accredited Public Charter High School that offers free tuition to students who are not on track, at risk of dropping out, or have dropped out of high school. Alta Vista can assist students with the following: 215-credit graduation • Credit Recovery • Flexibility in schedules • Free Tutoring Home Study • Personalized Learning • Year-round registration • UC College Board Courses.
  • April 24
    9:00 a.m. - 12 noon - Citizenship Class: Catholic Charities organization will host free classes for individuals interested in becoming U.S. citizens. Many topics will be covered including a practice interview session.

May 2015
  • May 1
    9:00 a.m. - 12 noon - Citizenship Class: Catholic Charities organization will host free classes for individuals interested in becoming U.S. citizens. Many topics will be covered including a practice interview session.
  • May 5
    6:00 p.m. - Senior Health and Wellness Information: HomeInstead Senior Care professionals will host presentations related to senior health and wellness including topics such as: Making Your Home Safe for Seniors; Protecting Seniors from Fraud; Cooking Under Pressure; Too Close for Comfort.
  • May 8
    9:00 a.m. - 12 noon - Citizenship Class: Catholic Charities organization will host free classes for individuals interested in becoming U.S. citizens. Many topics will be covered including a practice interview session.
  • 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

June 2015
  • June 9
    6:00 p.m. - Senior Health and Wellness Information: HomeInstead Senior Care professionals will host presentations related to senior health and wellness including topics such as: Making Your Home Safe for Seniors; Protecting Seniors from Fraud; Cooking Under Pressure; Too Close for Comfort.

July 2015
  • July 7
    6:00 p.m. - Senior Health and Wellness Information: HomeInstead Senior Care professionals will host presentations related to senior health and wellness including topics such as: Making Your Home Safe for Seniors; Protecting Seniors from Fraud; Cooking Under Pressure; Too Close for Comfort.

August 2015
  • August 4
    6:00 p.m. - Senior Health and Wellness Information: HomeInstead Senior Care professionals will host presentations related to senior health and wellness including topics such as: Making Your Home Safe for Seniors; Protecting Seniors from Fraud; Cooking Under Pressure; Too Close for Comfort.

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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