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.
Library Locations and Hours
- Mon. - Thur., 9 a.m. - 8 p.m
- Fri., 9 a.m. - 6 p.m
- Sat., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m
- Sun., 12 noon - 5 p.m.
Mall Branch Hours*
- Monday-Friday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
- Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Closed on Sunday
*Effective February 1, 2023
Iris Branch Hours
- Mon. - Fri., 10 a.m. - 8 p.m
- Sat., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
951.413.3880 Main Library
951.413.3670 Iris Plaza Branch
951.413.3761 MV Mall Branch
Maria V. Sunio, MLIS
Library Online Services
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Free Tree for Arbor Day
Sign up your child(ren) to plant a free tree, sponsored by Neighborhood Forest. Register online by Friday, March 17.
Donations to support the Neighborhood Forest nonprofit organization are appreciated but not required for tree registration. Tree seedlings will be made available for pick-up only (no delivery) at the Main Library during Earth Week, before the Earth Day celebration at the City Demonstration Garden, Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please do not sign up if you are unable to pick up the tree.
For more information about library programs and services, contact your library at 951.413.3880 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Creative Studio project
Starting Tuesday, January 31, 2023, adults can enjoy seven weeks of different art experiences with professional instructors: drawing basics, acrylic painting, and watercolor painting. No artistic skill required, and all supplies are provided at no cost. Pre-registration is recommended, as workshops are limited to 10 adults per session. Sign up in person or call your local library.
The Creative Studio project is supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), administered in California by the State Librarian.
Moreno Valley Public Library Now Has Zip Books
The innovative Zip Books Program provides Moreno Valley Public Library cardholders with speedy access to books that are not available in library collections. A patron requests a print book or audiobook, and the Library purchases it from Amazon. The book is then shipped directly to the patron’s home at no charge.
Moreno Valley Public Library Now Offers Kanopy
Moreno Valley Public Library (MVPL)’s digital offerings just got better with the addition of a new video streaming service – Kanopy. Stream over 30,000 critically acclaimed movies, documentaries, educational courses, and kids favorites through Kanopy. Library cardholders are allotted 20 Kanopy tokens a month (reset each month).
Check out a library-curated storytime in a tote bag from any MVPL branch. Each Anytime Storytime bag is filled with books and activities that help you to engage your child on 10 different topics, from animals to community to space, geared to kids aged 5 years and younger. Perfect for more meaningful time with your mini-me! Watch our how-to videos on the Moreno Valley Public Library’s YouTube channel for more Anytime Storytime ideas.
The Anytime Storytime program is supported in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
Moreno Valley Public Library Receives Library Innovation Lab Grant Award from California Humanities
Moreno Valley Public Library has been awarded $5,000 for its “Celebrating MoVal Cultures” program series. This programming series will give immigrant communities lifelong learning, entertainment, and socialization opportunities, access to much-needed resources through community partners, and acknowledgment of their own culture and those of other immigrant groups to instill a sense of belonging and unity
Services & Info
Veterans Connect@ the Library
Through the Library, veterans and their families can connect to benefits and services.
Events & Programs
- Creative Studio Project
January - March, 2023
Adults experience seven weeks of art with professional instructors: drawing basics, acrylic painting, and watercolor painting. Supplies are provided at no cost. Registration required - space is limited.
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- Cover to Cover
Ages 4 - 12 | March 5 - April 16
Read 5 books and earn an In-N-Out hamburger or cheeseburger.
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- Anytime Story Time
Get the details on Any Time Story Time.
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For Kids & Teens