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Perris

Latest Releases

BRANCH EVENTS

Story room
Thu, Jan 26, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Mouse in the House Series "I Smell a Rat"

Story room
Thu, Feb 02, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Mouse in the House Series "Big Mouse, Little Mouse"

Community room
Sat, Feb 04, All day
Cozy Cup Crafters Guild is comprised of multi crafters: quilting, knitting, leather craft, computer craft, and many more. Everyone is welcome! Meets every 1st Saturday of the month in the library's community room. For more information, please contact (951)225-2704 or (951)830-8399

Story room
Thu, Feb 09, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Mouse in the House Series "Valentine Mice"

Story room
Thu, Feb 16, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Mouse in the House Series "Mouse Tales"

Community room
Wed, Feb 22, 6:30PM - 7:30PM

Social Security 101....Everything You Wanted to Know!

A Free workshop from Social Security.

  • When are you eligible to receive retirement benefits?
  • How does early retirement affect your benefits?
  • Do you qualify for disability, survivors, and spouse benefits?
  • How do you get the most from your benefit?
  • What is the future of Social Security?
  • When should you file for Medicare?

Learn how to use my Social Security online account and other online services. You should go to www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount to create a my Social Security account and print out your Social Security Statement before attending the workshop.

Speaker: Teresa Campbell is the California Inland Area Public Affairs Specialist for the Social Security Administration. She has worked with the agency for over 25 years in both technical and supervisory roles. She has had several articles published.

Location: Perris Library, 163 E. San Jacinto Ave., Perris, CA 92570



Story room
Thu, Feb 23, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Mouse in the House Series "Mouse's Friends"

Community room
Sat, Mar 04, All day
Cozy Cup Crafters Guild is comprised of multi crafters: quilting, knitting, leather craft, computer craft, and many more. Everyone is welcome! Meets every 1st Saturday of the month in the library's community room. For more information, please contact (951)225-2704 or (951)830-8399

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Today's hours

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

Tomorrow's hours

We're open 12:00PM to 8:00PM

Mon, Jan 23 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Jan 24 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jan 25 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jan 26 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Jan 27 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jan 28 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jan 29 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Branch manager
Tyler Klaas
Address
163 E. San Jacinto
Perris
California 92570
Tel: (951) 657-2358
Fax: (951) 657-9849

The first library in Riverside County was built in Perris in 1882, in Henry Akin's general store on D St. When the Riverside County Library System was formed in 1911, the first collection was sent to Perris, and a new building was built on 4th St. shortly afterward, in 1916. The Library moved again several times through the years, from the old Library to City Hall, then to a former Post Office building at 424 D St., and finally to its current 20,000 square foot building on San Jacinto in 1994. It remains a vigorous, dynamic center of the community, and its staff works hard to build firm connections to city residents, and to deliver exciting, innovative programs and services.


Featured Resources

eResources Databases

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.
Automobile Repair
Automobile Repair Reference
Automobile Repair Reference
ChiltonLibrary provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in this easy-to-use web site.
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 Go
Engaging 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!
One Click Digital
One Click Digital
A growing collection of over 1,500 eAudiobooks that can be downloaded directly to your home computer.
Overdrive
Overdrive
A growing collection of over eAudiobooks and eBooks that can be downloaded directly to your home computer.
Zinio
Zinio
The world's largest newsstand is now on your library's website!
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.

Music
Freegal
Freegal
"Freegal® Music is a free music service from your library. All you need is your library card number and some libraries utilize a PIN. Freegal offers access to about 8 million songs, including Sony Music's catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 28,000+ labels with music that originates in over 80 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. Access to Freegal is limited to patrons of subscribing libraries."
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.

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