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BRANCH EVENTS

Community Room
Mon, Jul 22, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Attention adults: We have finally brought back our meditation program! Dates may vary. Join us for guided meditation followed by some time for coloring.

Community Room
Tue, Jul 23, 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Join us for stories, music, and crafts!

Computer lab
Tue, Jul 23, 10:30AM - 12:00PM
This class is conducted in Spanish.No es necesario registrarse. Las clases tardan de una hora a hora y media, comienzan a las聽10:30 AM.聽Algunas clases est醤 divididas en dos partes, la participaci贸n en ambas no es necesaria. Todas las clases se imparten en el laboratorio de computaci贸n. Llame al 951-682-5485 para m谩s informaci贸n.

Small conference room
Tue, Jul 23, 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Join us monthly to talk about a book of the group's choosing. Group meets every 4th Tuesday of the month.

Storytime Room
Tue, Jul 23, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Check out this new club designated especially for children ages 8 to 13 and explore cool new ideas and experiments that seek to introduce you to the world of S.T.E.M.

Community Room
Wed, Jul 24, 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Bilingual Storytime聽 =聽 聽Cuentos Biling眉esJoin us for stories, music, and crafts in both English and Spanish!聽Los invitamos a unirse con nosotros para cuentos, m煤sica y manualidades!

Community Room
Wed, Jul 24, 1:30PM - 2:30PM
Join us in the meeting room for an hour of coloring fun.

Computer lab
Thu, Jul 25, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
No registration is needed for these classes. These classes will be 1 hour and 30 minutes long every Thursday from聽5:00 PM - 6:30 PM. Some classes will be a two part series. Attendance in both is not necessary. All classes are held in the computer lab. See front desk or call 951-682-5485 for more information.

Community Room
Thu, Jul 25, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Both books and magic can take you anywhere. Registration opens on July 22nd.聽Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the program starts. This program will be held in the community room.

Community Room
Fri, Jul 26, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Play the bingo lottery for fun! This program will be held in the community room.

Sat, Jul 27, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Practice your crocheting skills. All levels of expertise welcomed. Supplies are limited so bring what you have.

Community Room
Sat, Jul 27, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Learn about classic films and their original books.

Community Room
Mon, Jul 29, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Attention adults: We have finally brought back our meditation program! Dates may vary. Join us for guided meditation followed by some time for coloring.

Computer lab
Tue, Jul 30, 10:30AM - 12:00PM
This class is conducted in Spanish.No es necesario registrarse. Las clases tardan de una hora a hora y media, comienzan a las聽10:30 AM.聽Algunas clases est谩n divididas en dos partes, la participaci贸n en ambas no es necesaria. Todas las clases se imparten en el laboratorio de computaci贸n. Llame al 951-682-5485 para m谩s informaci贸n.

Community Room
Tue, Jul 30, 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Join us for stories, music, and crafts!

Storytime Room
Tue, Jul 30, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Check out this new club designated especially for children ages 8 to 13 and explore cool new ideas and experiments that seek to introduce you to the world of S.T.E.M.

Community Room
Tue, Jul 30, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Play the bingo lottery for fun! This program will be held in the community room.

Community Room
Wed, Jul 31, 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Bilingual Storytime聽 =聽 聽Cuentos Biling眉esJoin us for stories, music, and crafts in both English and Spanish!聽Los invitamos a unirse con nosotros para cuentos, m煤sica y manualidades!

Library Holiday Closure

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 10:00AM to 6:00PM

Mon, Jul 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Jul 23 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Jul 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Jul 25 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jul 26 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 27 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jul 28 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Branch manager
Akiliah Manuel-Mills
Address
5840 Mission Blvd
Jurupa Valley
California 92509
Tel: (951) 682-5485
Fax: (951) 682-8641

The first county library in Rubidoux was opened on Nov. 28, 1948 in a rented storefront.聽 Over the next twenty-two years the library relocated into successively larger quarters twice.聽 Then in 1972 a new building was opened at 5763 Tilton Ave.聽 This building housed a 5,000 square foot library and a 5,000 square foot court house. At this time the library was renamed to honor Louis Robidoux, a Frenchman who had large land holdings in the area in the 1800s and was one of the first county supervisors.聽聽聽 This is why the library spells Robidoux with an 鈥渙鈥. The building is dedicated to a person, rather than named after the community as a whole.聽 聽In 1995 the court moved out of the building and the library gradually repurposed the space, creating a meeting/programming room, and a computer lab.聽 In 2001 plans for a new library building were drawn up.聽 This building finally opened on April 17, 2010.聽 It is 20,000 square feet with room for about 70,000 items, and includes a dedicated story-time room, 42 public access computers and wi-fi access.聽 In the same complex is the County Library鈥檚 Literacy Department and the administrative offices for the Riverside County Library System.聽聽 In its 64 years of service the Louis Robidoux Library has had 5 locations and聽 5 librarians.聽聽 As the new city of Jurupa Valley grows in strength and vitality聽 the library will remain dedicated to consistent provision of educational, recreational, and informational services for the community.聽


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