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Latest Releases


Mon, Jun 17, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
KIDS' hands-on SCIENCE WORKSHOP with the Western Science Center. Story-Time will return July 22nd.

Mon, Jun 24, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
with the nonstop beats of CHAZZ the DRUMMER! Story-Time will return July 22nd.

Mon, Jul 01, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
presented by the Hidden Valley Nature Center. Story-Time will return July 22nd.

Mon, Jul 08, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Hey kids -- come make puppet friends! Story-Time will return July 22nd.

Mon, Jul 15, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Yummy fun for everyone! Gift Basket prize drawing for adults. Story-Time returns July 22nd.

Mon, Jul 22, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Listen to great stories and make amazing crafts every Monday!

Mon, Jul 29, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Listen to great stories and make amazing crafts every Monday!

Mon, Aug 05, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Listen to great stories and make amazing crafts every Monday!

Mon, Aug 12, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Listen to great stories and make amazing crafts every Monday!

Library Holiday Closure

Memorial Day
May 27, 2019

Independence Day
July 4, 2019

Labor Day
September 2, 2019

All Staff Day
September 13, 2019

Columbus Day
October 14, 2019

Veterans Day 
November 11, 2019

Thanksgiving Day
November 28 & 29, 2019

Christmas Day
December 25, 2019

New Years Day
January 1, 2020

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We're open 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Tomorrow's hours

We're open 3:00PM to 8:00PM

Mon, Jun 10 3:00PM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 11 3:00PM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 12 3:00PM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 13 3:00PM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 14 Closed
Sat, Jun 15 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 16 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Branch manager
Darrin McGraw
32593 Riverside Dr.
Lake Elsinore
Tel: (951) 678-7083
Fax: (951) 678-7018

The Lakeside Vick Knight Community Library opened in the fall of 2005 on the Lakeside High School campus in Lake Elsinore, California. The ten thousand square foot facility has one conference room and a small story room that originally was where story time activities were conducted when the participation was not as high as it is now. There are fourteen public computers and wi-fi is available for patrons. There library provides outreach services to the local elementary school year round, and a Summer Reading Program for children annually.

Featured Resources

eResources Databases

Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library Edition
Search your family heritage online.
Can only be used within the library
Authors and Biography
Biography in Context
Biography in Context
A biographical reference database that covers the areas of literature, science, multicultural studies, business, entertainment, politics, sports, government, history, arts and news.
Literature Resource Center
Literature Resource Center
Contains thousands of entries from Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Authors New Revision series, the Dictionary of Literary Biography and Contemporary Literary Criticism Select. Includes plot summaries and critical essays from sources such as Novels for Students as well as resources for criticism of modern and classic poetry.
Business and Legal
California State Bar Publications
California State Bar Publications
California State Bar Publications provides practical legal facts in a handy Consumer Education Pamphlet.
Reference USA
Reference USA
The premier source of business and residential information for reference and research. ReferenceUSA is used by top libraries throughout the US for research, small business marketing, job searching and more.
Careers, Tuition and Learning
Early Learning Academy online education program for children ages 2 - 7. Access only available within the library.
Brainfuse Learning Site offers easy to connect one-to-one online tutoring free. (Please have your library card available to use this link)
Career Transitions
Career Transitions Career Transitions provides a practical and personalized experience for users of all backgrounds and technology comfort levels. Users can easily discover and target fast-growing careers and industries in their immediate locations -- and locations across the United States. Career Transitions also features quick assessments to help people identify new opportunities based on their current skills, occupational knowledge, and interests.
Scholastic Go
Scholastic GoEngaging online age-appropriate reference resource to help build a love of research through reading and learning!
Tuition Funding Sources
Tuition Funding Sources
Tuition Funding Sources is a private website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information. Pepsi-Cola sponsors the TFS program nationwide. Pepsi-Cola and TFS have been helping students find scholarships and other sources of financial aid for more than 20 years
Cultures and Religion
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
This authoritative, dynamic resource brings together the best current scholarship in the field for students, scholars, government officials, community groups, and librarians to foster a more accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world.
eAudiobooks, eBooks, eMagazines, Other Library Services
Braille Institute
Braille Institute
Free library service for the blind, visually impaired or have reading or other physical disabilities.
Thousands of New eBooks are Available to You!
A growing collection of eAudiobooks and eBooks that can be downloaded directly to your home computer.
RB Digital
RB Digital
RB Digital (Recorded Books) is now your home for over 11,000 eAudioBooks and 130 eMagazines. No more waiting for your turn. All books are available to every patron who wants to listen. Get the app now.
Health and Fitness
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Periodical and journal articles as well as videos on a wide range of health topics from ADD&ADHD to Alternative Medicine, HIV, and various surgical procedures.
Health Reference Center
Health Reference CenterHealth Reference Center is a one-stop, full service resource for health-related research. It combines indexing of approximately 195 periodicals, eight reference books, and over 700 pamphlets; more than 1,800 overviews from Clinical Reference Systems; selective indexing for articles in approximately 1500 additional general interest titles; and full text for more than 185 periodicals, all reference books, overviews, and pamphlets.
PronunciatorWorld's largest language learning service. Free at your library.

News and Magazines
InfoTrac Newstand
InfoTrac Newstand
This newspaper database contains a collection of more than 140 cover-to-cover newspapers from around the world plus an additional 300 sources of selected news and business coverage.
InfoTrac® General Reference Center Gold
InfoTrac® General Reference Center Gold
Periodical, newspaper and reference articles from over 5,000 publications on such diverse topics as humanities, art, current events, technology and general interest topics. Full-text articles from over 3,000 periodicals.
Magazine articles from a variety of Spanish language publications on health, science, economics, politics and art.
RB Digital Magazines
RB Digital Magazines
Download digital magazines with rb digital
New York Times
New York Times
Enjoy complimentary unlimited access to the world’s finest journalism.


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