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Thousand Palms

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Thu, Dec 13, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Join Ms. Esme every Thursday morning and explore the world of BOOKS through stories, songs and fun crafts. For children ages 2-5.  Acompaa a Ms. Esme cada jueves por la mañana y exploremos juntos el maravilloso mundo de los LIBROS con cuentos, canciones y divertidas manualidades. Para niños de 2-5 años.

Sat, Dec 15, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Instant one-on-one basic computer and tech support for you!  Take a 1/2 hour session with one of our computer geeks and ask questions about your device:  e-Readers, tablet or Android/iPhone.  Space is limited. Please stop by or call the Library to reserve your spot.

Wed, Dec 19, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
This class will teach you all about Excel!  Learn what this Microsoft program can do for you in school or work.  Space is limited. Please stop by or call the library to reserve your spot. Esta clase de computación le enseñara todo sobre el programa de Excel. Aprenda como este programa le puede ayudar en el dia a dia.  El espacio es limitado. Por favor hable o pase por la biblioteca para apartar su lugar.

Thu, Dec 20, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Join Ms. Esme every Thursday morning and explore the world of BOOKS through stories, songs and fun crafts. For children ages 2-5.  Acompaña a Ms. Esme cada jueves por la mañana y exploremos juntos el maravilloso mundo de los LIBROS con cuentos, canciones y divertidas manualidades. Para niños de 2-5 años.

Sat, Dec 22, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Join us for popcorn and a movie on this Saturday afternoon. We will be showing "Miracle on 34th Street". Don't miss out on all the fun!

Library Remodel Closure

Nuview Library
February 2, 2018 through
Spring 2019

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Today's hours

We're open 10:00AM to 6:00PM

Tomorrow's hours


Mon, Dec 10 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Dec 11 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Dec 12 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Dec 13 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Dec 14 Closed
Sat, Dec 15 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Sun, Dec 16 Closed

Branch manager
Roxanna Garcia
31189 Robert Rd.
Thousand Palms
California 92276
Tel: (760) 343-1556
Fax: (760) 343-0957

Library Service in Thousand Palms started as two Bookmobile stops:  the Post Office and Tri Palms Mobile Home Park.  In February 1994, a Volunteer Library Station was dedicated in the Community Room of the Chamber of Commerce Building.  Offering three afternoons of service, the staff consisted of volunteers and the books were donated from other branch libraries - many older and worn copies.  The shared space was also used to serve senior lunches.


Dedicated in September 2006, the current 5,484 sq. ft. facility was built by Riverside County Economic Development Agency.   Located adjacent to the Community Center, the library serves as a centralized hub for residents, as well as visitors.  Fundraising by dedicated Building Fund Volunteers provided additional revenue for wireless Internet connectivity and several upgrades in library furnishings.  Named after Art Samson, the tireless leader of the Building Fund and Friends group, this community library prides itself in offering quality materials and programs for all ages

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Temecula Public Library
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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.
Scholastic Countries Collection
Scholastic Countries CollectionCountries Collection for Ages 9 - 13. Explore a destination today.
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
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