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Temecula Public Library

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BRANCH EVENTS

Tue, Oct 17, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Early literacy stories, songs, bouncing rhymes, bubbles, play time and early signs for babies. Ages Birth-23 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Wed, Oct 18, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, rhymes and other activities for independent preschoolers. Ages 3-5. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Wed, Oct 18, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, rhymes and other activities for independent preschoolers. Ages 3-5. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Thu, Oct 19, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Interactive stories, music and more make learning fun at this on-the-lap storytime. Ages 24-35 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Thu, Oct 19, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Interactive stories, music and more make learning fun at this on-the-lap storytime. Ages 24-35 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Sat, Oct 21, 10:15AM - 12:30PM
Bone up on reading skills by reading to a licensed therapy dog. Call (951) 693-8980 to schedule an appointment. Ages under 12. *Patrons must be registered in order to participate in the program.

Mon, Oct 23, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
This multicultural program includes stories, fingerplays and songs in Spanish & English. Ages 3-8. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Program dates &times subject to change. Available name tags issued on a first-come basis 15 minutes prior.

Mon, Oct 23, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Join Family Law facilitator, Patricia Rich, for a family law presentation on dissolution, legal separation, child support and other related topics.  This class is a great tool for people representing themselves in court and will help you better understand the court process.  
In partnership with the Riverside Superior Court
Temecula Law Resource Center: (951) 693-8902: lawlibrary.temecula@rclawlibrary.org

Mon, Oct 23, 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Limit 30 Participants
Grades 7 -12

Make Dr. Frankenstein proud when you create a fiendish monster for Halloween using only light bulbs and a spark of genius.  Frankenstein's Monster, the Mummy, Dracula and many more will be yours to form.  They will be so terribly frightful that ghosts and goblins of Halloween night will scream in delight.

* Advance registration begins at the library reception desk two weeks prior to scheduled programs and events.
** Space is limited.  Carpooling is encouraged.  Program dates & times subject to change.

Tue, Oct 24, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Early literacy stories, songs, bouncing rhymes, bubbles, play time and early signs for babies. Ages Birth-23 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored

Tue, Oct 24, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Early literacy stories, songs, bouncing rhymes, bubbles, play time and early signs for babies. Ages Birth-23 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Tue, Oct 24, 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Having trouble creating the perfect resume?  Join MSJC's Career Technical Education Counselor Matt Leyden for a resume writing workshop that's bound to help.  Matt will explain what an effective resume should look like, analyze key components of a resume, offer tips on customizing a resume to highlight strengths, share examples of various resume formats and touch on the importance of a cover letter.  A question and answer session will follow the presentation.  Join us and learn the tools necessary to succeed.  

Tue, Oct 24, 4:30PM - 6:00PM
Join us for an informative presentation on the topic of immigration.  Reduce the uncertainty of the immigration process by learning what is expected of you.  Local immigration attorney Marie Wood will discuss family-based immigration, common mistakes, new immigration executive orders and your rights as an immigrant.  

Temecula Law Resource Center: (951)693-8902: lawlibrary.temecula@rclawlibrary.org

Wed, Oct 25, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, rhymes and other activities for independent preschoolers. Ages 3-5. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Wed, Oct 25, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, rhymes and other activities for independent preschoolers. Ages 3-5. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Wed, Oct 25, 4:00PM - 4:45PM
Discover Steampunk in this multimedia magic show with amazing visuals. All ages. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Program dates & times subject to change. Sponsored by the Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Wed, Oct 25, 4:00PM - 9:00PM
Register to be part of our DIY Crafternoon: Día de los Muertos. Registration starts on October 25th at 4:00 p.m. at the library. Ages 3-12. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Program dates and times subject to change. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Thu, Oct 26, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Interactive stories, music and more make learning fun at this on-the-lap storytime. Ages 24-35 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Thu, Oct 26, 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Volunteer attorneys will be available for free 15-minute consultations.  Areas of law will vary.  Family law, immigration law, estate planning, and much more will be covered.  Registration is required.  Contact the Temecula Law Resource Center with your contact information and the area of law that you need assistance with.  The program is free and open to adults 18 years and older.  

Please call (951)693-8902 or email lawlibrary.temecula@rclawlibrary.org

Disclaimer: Nothing said or done during this program creates an attorney client relationship.  We strongly encourage you to seek the advice of a private attorney through the Riverside Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service at (951)682-7520 or (760)568-5555

Space is Limited.  Please register early.  carpooling is encouraged.

Thu, Oct 26, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Interactive stories, music and more make learning fun at this on-the-lap storytime. Ages 24-35 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Sat, Oct 28, 10:15AM - 12:30PM
Bone up on reading skills by reading to a licensed therapy dog. Call (951) 693-8980 to schedule an appointment. Ages under 12. *Patrons must be registered in order to participate in the program.

Mon, Oct 30, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
This multicultural program includes stories, fingerplays and songs in Spanish & English. Ages 3-8. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Program dates &times subject to change. Available name tags issued on a first-come basis 15 minutes prior.

Tue, Oct 31, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Early literacy stories, songs, bouncing rhymes, bubbles, play time and early signs for babies. Ages Birth-23 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored

Tue, Oct 31, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Early literacy stories, songs, bouncing rhymes, bubbles, play time and early signs for babies. Ages Birth-23 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Wed, Nov 01, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, rhymes and other activities for independent preschoolers. Ages 3-5. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Wed, Nov 01, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, rhymes and other activities for independent preschoolers. Ages 3-5. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Wed, Nov 01, 4:00PM - 4:45PM
Celebrate the holiday with ballet folklórico and a festive craft! Registration starts on October 25th at 4:00 p.m. at the library. Ages 3-12. Children must be registered in order to attend this program. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Program dates & times subject to change. Sponsored by the Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Wed, Nov 01, 4:00PM - 9:00PM
Register to be part of our Cooking & Kids: Healthy After School Snacks Kids  Will Love. Registration starts on November 1st at 4:00 p.m. at the library. Ages 4-12. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Program dates and times subject to change. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Thu, Nov 02, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Interactive stories, music and more make learning fun at this on-the-lap storytime. Ages 24-35 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Thu, Nov 02, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Interactive stories, music and more make learning fun at this on-the-lap storytime. Ages 24-35 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Sat, Nov 04, 10:15AM - 12:30PM
Bone up on reading skills by reading to a licensed therapy dog. Call (951) 693-8980 to schedule an appointment. Ages under 12. *Patrons must be registered in order to participate in the program.

Mon, Nov 06, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
This multicultural program includes stories, fingerplays and songs in Spanish & English. Ages 3-8. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Program dates &times subject to change. Available name tags issued on a first-come basis 15 minutes prior.

Tue, Nov 07, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Early literacy stories, songs, bouncing rhymes, bubbles, play time and early signs for babies. Ages Birth-23 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored

Tue, Nov 07, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Early literacy stories, songs, bouncing rhymes, bubbles, play time and early signs for babies. Ages Birth-23 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Wed, Nov 08, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, rhymes and other activities for independent preschoolers. Ages 3-5. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Wed, Nov 08, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, rhymes and other activities for independent preschoolers. Ages 3-5. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Wed, Nov 08, 4:00PM - 4:45PM
Chef Vlada will teach us how to create yummy and healthy snaks for kids! Registration starts on November 1st at 4:00 p.m. at the library. Ages 4-12. Children must be registered in order to attend this program. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Program dates & times subject to change. Sponsored by the Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Thu, Nov 09, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Interactive stories, music and more make learning fun at this on-the-lap storytime. Ages 24-35 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Thu, Nov 09, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Interactive stories, music and more make learning fun at this on-the-lap storytime. Ages 24-35 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Thu, Nov 09, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Engaging books, social stories, music, & fun sensory play for all ages & abilities. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Program dates & times subject to change. 

Mon, Nov 13, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
This multicultural program includes stories, fingerplays and songs in Spanish & English. Ages 3-8. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Program dates &times subject to change. Available name tags issued on a first-come basis 15 minutes prior.

Mon, Nov 13, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Limited Seating
Grades 7 -12

Carrie Arcos, National Book Award Finalist for "Out of Reach" and bestselling author of "Crazy Messy Beautiful" and "There Will Come a Time," will be at the library to share valuable writing tips and insight.  Celebrate National Novel Writing Month and be inspired to write the next hit young adult novel.  An author signing will be held after the program.

* Advanced registration begins at the library reception desk two weeks prior to scheduled programs and events.
** Space is limited.  Carpooling is encouraged.  Program dates & times subject to change.

Tue, Nov 14, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Early literacy stories, songs, bouncing rhymes, bubbles, play time and early signs for babies. Ages Birth-23 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored

Tue, Nov 14, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Early literacy stories, songs, bouncing rhymes, bubbles, play time and early signs for babies. Ages Birth-23 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Wed, Nov 15, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, rhymes and other activities for independent preschoolers. Ages 3-5. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Wed, Nov 15, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, rhymes and other activities for independent preschoolers. Ages 3-5. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Thu, Nov 16, 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Interactive stories, music and more make learning fun at this on-the-lap storytime. Ages 24-35 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Thu, Nov 16, 11:00AM - 11:30AM
Interactive stories, music and more make learning fun at this on-the-lap storytime. Ages 24-35 months. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Nametags issued 15 minutes prior to storytime. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Sat, Nov 18, 10:15AM - 12:30PM
Bone up on reading skills by reading to a licensed therapy dog. Call (951) 693-8980 to schedule an appointment. Ages under 12. *Patrons must be registered in order to participate in the program.

Sat, Nov 18, 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Find out who the Ultimate Tabletop Gamer will be when you join So Cal Games & Comics for a fun day of games.  Compete against your friends in a variety of RPGs, dice, card and strategy games.  Try something new or just enjoy some old favorites.  Set up the pieces and let the games begin!

* Space is limited.  Carpooling is encouraged.  Program dates & times subject to change.

Sat, Dec 02, 10:15AM - 12:30PM
Bone up on reading skills by reading to a licensed therapy dog. Call (951) 693-8980 to schedule an appointment. Ages under 12. *Patrons must be registered in order to participate in the program.

Mon, Dec 04, 4:00PM - 4:45PM
What will heppen when Santa trades his old sleigh for a brand new one? Find out in this magical holiday show. All ages. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Program dates & times subject to change. Sponsored by the Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Wed, Dec 06, 4:00PM - 9:00PM
Register to be part of our DIY Crafternoon: Merry Mittens. Registration starts on December 6th at 4:00 p.m. at the library. Ages 3-12. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Program dates and times subject to change. Sponsored by Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Sat, Dec 09, 10:15AM - 12:30PM
Bone up on reading skills by reading to a licensed therapy dog. Call (951) 693-8980 to schedule an appointment. Ages under 12. *Patrons must be registered in order to participate in the program.

Mon, Dec 11, 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Limit 30 Participants
Grades 7 -12

Engineer a gingerbread house of your very own just in time for the Holiday season.  Decorate it with gumdrops, peppermint, frosting, and more.  It will be sugar, spice, and everything nice this winter.

* Advance registration begins at the library reception desk two weeks prior to scheduled programs and events.
** Space is limited.  Carpooling is encouraged.  Program dates & times subject to change.

Wed, Dec 13, 4:00PM - 4:45PM
Get festive with crafts, an interactive story, treats & a special surprise visitor! Registration starts on December 6th at 4:00 p.m. at the library. Ages 3-12. Children must be registered in order to attend this program. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Program dates & times subject to change. Sponsored by the Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Sat, Dec 16, 10:15AM - 12:30PM
Bone up on reading skills by reading to a licensed therapy dog. Call (951) 693-8980 to schedule an appointment. Ages under 12. *Patrons must be registered in order to participate in the program.

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Mon, Oct 16 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 17 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 18 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 19 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 20 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 21 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 22 1:00PM to 5:00PM

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Address
30600 Pauba Road
Temecula
California 92592
Tel: (951) 693-8900
Fax: (951) 693-8997

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