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Cathedral City

Latest Releases

BRANCH EVENTS

Community room
Sat, Jul 21, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Join us for our game tournament with our brand new Nintendo Switch! **Last chance to turn in your book reviews to be entered into the grand prize raffle. Must be present to win.Ages 13-17 years old.

Mon, Jul 23, 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Riverside Legal Aid is here at the library to help you with any bankruptcy questions you might have. 

Community room
Mon, Jul 23, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Learn to meditate or expand your meditation practice with these free classes. Meditation has wonderful benefits for the body and mind, including positive energy, and increased peace of mind.  No previous experience is required.

Tue, Jul 24, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Learn the basics of navigating a computer, something new every week!

Community room
Tue, Jul 24, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Stories from around the world. Join us for crafts, puppets and games! Open to all ages!

Community room
Wed, Jul 25, 6:00PM - 7:45PM
The hilarious antics of Arty Loon is back! Balloons, magic, juggling and puppetry packed into one show!**Grand Prize Drawing, must be present to win! 

Story room
Thu, Jul 26, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Spanish Summer Playdates include reading, songs and fun movement time!RMCV Facebook Event RSVP for dates

Community room
Thu, Jul 26, 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Games, games and more games!Do you like competition? Do you like to win? Then join us on Tuesdays in the Community Room for a variety of games. Bring your friends and family for card games, board games and video games! 

Community room
Mon, Jul 30, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Learn to meditate or expand your meditation practice with these free classes. Meditation has wonderful benefits for the body and mind, including positive energy, and increased peace of mind.  No previous experience is required.

Tue, Jul 31, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Learn the basics of navigating a computer, something new every week!

Community room
Tue, Jul 31, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Stories from around the world. Join us for crafts, puppets and games! Open to all ages!

Story room
Wed, Aug 01, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Join us for a discussion of the books you like!

Community room
Wed, Aug 01, 6:00PM - 7:45PM
Join us to tinker with Little Bits, build Lego structures, create bags with our hand-held sewing machines. This night will bring out your creativity!**Last chance to turn in your reading logs for a prize!

Story room
Thu, Aug 02, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Spanish Summer Playdates include reading, songs and fun movement time!RMCV Facebook Event RSVP for dates

Community room
Thu, Aug 02, 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Games, games and more games!Do you like competition? Do you like to win? Then join us on Tuesdays in the Community Room for a variety of games. Bring your friends and family for card games, board games and video games! 

Community room
Mon, Aug 06, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Learn to meditate or expand your meditation practice with these free classes. Meditation has wonderful benefits for the body and mind, including positive energy, and increased peace of mind.  No previous experience is required.

Tue, Aug 07, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Learn the basics of navigating a computer, something new every week!

Story room
Thu, Aug 09, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Spanish Summer Playdates include reading, songs and fun movement time!RMCV Facebook Event RSVP for dates

Community room
Thu, Aug 09, 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Games, games and more games!Do you like competition? Do you like to win? Then join us on Tuesdays in the Community Room for a variety of games. Bring your friends and family for card games, board games and video games! 

Mon, Aug 13, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Learn tips and tricks on how to improve your résumé! Workshops are the second Monday of every month.

Community room
Mon, Aug 13, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Learn to meditate or expand your meditation practice with these free classes. Meditation has wonderful benefits for the body and mind, including positive energy, and increased peace of mind.  No previous experience is required.

Tue, Aug 14, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Learn the basics of navigating a computer, something new every week!

Story room
Wed, Aug 15, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Join us for a discussion of the books you like!

Story room
Thu, Aug 16, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Spanish Summer Playdates include reading, songs and fun movement time!RMCV Facebook Event RSVP for dates

Community room
Thu, Aug 16, 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Games, games and more games!Do you like competition? Do you like to win? Then join us on Tuesdays in the Community Room for a variety of games. Bring your friends and family for card games, board games and video games! 

Tue, Aug 21, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Learn the basics of navigating a computer, something new every week!

Story room
Thu, Aug 23, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Spanish Summer Playdates include reading, songs and fun movement time!RMCV Facebook Event RSVP for dates

Community room
Thu, Aug 23, 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Games, games and more games!Do you like competition? Do you like to win? Then join us on Tuesdays in the Community Room for a variety of games. Bring your friends and family for card games, board games and video games! 

Mon, Aug 27, 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Riverside Legal Aid is here at the library to help you with any bankruptcy questions you might have. 

Community room
Mon, Aug 27, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Learn to meditate or expand your meditation practice with these free classes. Meditation has wonderful benefits for the body and mind, including positive energy, and increased peace of mind.  No previous experience is required.

Tue, Aug 28, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Learn the basics of navigating a computer, something new every week!

Story room
Wed, Aug 29, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Join us for a discussion of the books you like!

Community room
Thu, Aug 30, 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Games, games and more games!Do you like competition? Do you like to win? Then join us on Tuesdays in the Community Room for a variety of games. Bring your friends and family for card games, board games and video games! 

Community room
Mon, Sep 03, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Learn to meditate or expand your meditation practice with these free classes. Meditation has wonderful benefits for the body and mind, including positive energy, and increased peace of mind.  No previous experience is required.

Tue, Sep 04, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Learn the basics of navigating a computer, something new every week!

Community room
Thu, Sep 06, 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Games, games and more games!Do you like competition? Do you like to win? Then join us on Tuesdays in the Community Room for a variety of games. Bring your friends and family for card games, board games and video games! 

Mon, Sep 10, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Learn tips and tricks on how to improve your résumé! Workshops are the second Monday of every month.

Community room
Mon, Sep 10, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Learn to meditate or expand your meditation practice with these free classes. Meditation has wonderful benefits for the body and mind, including positive energy, and increased peace of mind.  No previous experience is required.

Tue, Sep 11, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Learn the basics of navigating a computer, something new every week!

Community room
Thu, Sep 13, 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Games, games and more games!Do you like competition? Do you like to win? Then join us on Tuesdays in the Community Room for a variety of games. Bring your friends and family for card games, board games and video games! 

Mon, Sep 17, 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Riverside Legal Aid is here at the library to help you with any bankruptcy questions you might have. 

Community room
Mon, Sep 17, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Learn to meditate or expand your meditation practice with these free classes. Meditation has wonderful benefits for the body and mind, including positive energy, and increased peace of mind.  No previous experience is required.

Tue, Sep 18, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Learn the basics of navigating a computer, something new every week!

Library Remodel Closures

Nuview Library
February 2, 2018 through
Early 2020

Sun City Library
March 5, 2018 through
August, 2018

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Today's hours

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

Tomorrow's hours

We're open 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Mon, Jul 16 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Jul 17 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Jul 18 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jul 19 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Jul 20 Closed
Sat, Jul 21 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jul 22 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Branch manager
Kristin Lehigh
Address
33520 Date Palm Drive
Cathedral City
California 92234
Tel: (760) 328-4262
Fax: (760) 770-9828

Cathedral City Library services originated in 1938 with a Community Library located in the new City Hall, consisting of donated materials. A year later, the County Library authorized this site as a Branch Library. In 1942, a lot adjacent to Town Hall was donated by Harvey and Edna Peterson for public library use.

A former army hospital barracks was purchased by a Chamber of Commerce bond issue and moved to the site. This building served as the Community’s Library for the next 39 years.

On June 3, 1981, a new 3,700 square foot Branch Library was dedicated on Hwy 111. Funding came from a HUD Community Development Grant and the County General Fund.

Dedicated in January 1996, the current Library was constructed with funds provided by the Cathedral City Redevelopment Agency and the CA State Library under authority of the CA Library Construction and Renovation Bond Issue. This 20,000 square foot library served as the City’s library facility until February 2008, when a devastating fire halted all library services. In June, 2009 the renovated Library reopened with state-of-the-art furnishings, new materials and display areas, additional public computer stations, and RFID self-check technology.


Featured Resources

eResources Databases

Ancestry
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
ABCmouse
ABCmouse
Early Learning Academy online education program for children ages 2 - 7. Access only available within the library.
Brainfuse
Brainfuse
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.
Enki
Enki
Thousands of New eBooks are Available to You!
Overdrive
Overdrive
A growing collection of eAudiobooks and eBooks that can be downloaded directly to your home computer.
RB Digital
RB Digital
RB Digital is now your home for over 6000 eAudioBooks and 130 eMagazines
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.
Languages
Pronunciator
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.
¡Informe!
¡Informe!
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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