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Temecula - Grace Mellman

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Community Room
Tue, Sep 18, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, and a craft for preschoolers. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years. 

Story Room
Tue, Sep 18, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Join us for a treasure hunt in the library and a pirate craft in preparation for our pirate show the next day.  Ages 3-12. 

Community Room
Wed, Sep 19, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
This storytime includes books, music, and a stay and play activity. Ages 18-36 months. 

Community Room
Wed, Sep 19, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
It's International Talk Like a Pirate Day so let's set sail with Seasick Sadie the Pirate Lady! This arrr-mazing show has it all- story telling, magic, balloons, music, and puppets. All ages. *Space is limited. Free passes will be distributed 30 minutes before program begins on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Story Room
Thu, Sep 20, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
This is a lapsit storytime which includes books, songs, and bouncing rhymes. This program is designed for ages birth - 18 months. 

Community Room
Mon, Sep 24, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Intermediate conversation and writing. No pre-registration required. 

Story Room
Mon, Sep 24, 11:00AM - 12:30PM
A friendly book club which reads both fiction and non-fiction books while alternating genres all year long. Books are provided, or you may read your own copy. You may pickup books and discussion questions from the Reference desk anytime the library is open. No signup required. Adults only. 

Community Room
Tue, Sep 25, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, and a craft for preschoolers. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years. 

Community Room
Tue, Sep 25, 4:00PM - 6:30PM
A collection of writers who read, review, and critique the works of others in the group. No signup required. Adults only.  

Story Room
Wed, Sep 26, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Knitters and Crocheters of all skills levels are invited to come together, share ideas, and play with yarn. Materials and tools available for beginners to learn. No signup required. Ages 13+

Community Room
Wed, Sep 26, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
This storytime includes books, music, and a stay and play activity. Ages 18-36 months. 

Story Room
Thu, Sep 27, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
This is a lapsit storytime which includes books, songs, and bouncing rhymes. This program is designed for ages birth - 18 months. 

Story Room
Thu, Sep 27, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Join us for some afterschool fun with LEGOs! No registration required. LEGO pieces are a choking hazard for young children. Ages 5 and up only please. 

Community Room
Mon, Oct 01, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Intermediate conversation and writing. No pre-registration required. 

Community Room
Tue, Oct 02, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, and a craft for preschoolers. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years. 

Community Room
Tue, Oct 02, 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Geocaching is an online global scavenger hunt played by millions of people worldwide. Cachers of all levels are welcome. New to geocaching? Come learn what it's about from those that love it. Find the library cache while you're here. It's called: Books Floor to Ceiling. This program counts as an event cache, and is registered on Geocaching.com. No signup required. All ages welcome.

Off-Site
Wed, Oct 03, 9:00AM - 10:30AM
A book club for the residents of the Harveston Chateau assisted living facility. 

Community Room
Wed, Oct 03, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
This storytime includes books, music, and a stay and play activity. Ages 18-36 months. 

Story Room
Thu, Oct 04, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
This is a lapsit storytime which includes books, songs, and bouncing rhymes. This program is designed for ages birth - 18 months. 

Community Room
Tue, Oct 09, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, and a craft for preschoolers. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years. 

Community Room
Tue, Oct 09, 5:00PM - 6:30PM
The Mystery Book Club meets in the Community Room of the Grace Mellman Community Library the second Tuesday of each month from 5:00 to 6:30 PM. We discuss the Mystery or Thriller we have read during the past month. To find out the title of the current book we are reading, please come to the Reference Desk.

Story Room
Wed, Oct 10, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Knitters and Crocheters of all skills levels are invited to come together, share ideas, and play with yarn. Materials and tools available for beginners to learn. No signup required. Ages 13+

Community Room
Wed, Oct 10, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
This storytime includes books, music, and a stay and play activity. Ages 18-36 months. 

Story Room
Thu, Oct 11, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
This is a lapsit storytime which includes books, songs, and bouncing rhymes. This program is designed for ages birth - 18 months. 

Story Room
Thu, Oct 11, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Join us for some afterschool fun with LEGOs! No registration required. LEGO pieces are a choking hazard for young children. Ages 5 and up only please. 

Community Room
Sat, Oct 13, 1:30PM - 3:30PM
A different project each time which highlights a technique in beading. Common projects are bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and making clay beads. Materials and tools are provided. No signup required. Ages 13+

Community Room
Mon, Oct 15, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Intermediate conversation and writing. No pre-registration required. 

Community Room
Tue, Oct 16, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, and a craft for preschoolers. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years. 

Community Room
Wed, Oct 17, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
This storytime includes books, music, and a stay and play activity. Ages 18-36 months. 

Story Room
Thu, Oct 18, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
This is a lapsit storytime which includes books, songs, and bouncing rhymes. This program is designed for ages birth - 18 months. 

Story Room
Mon, Oct 22, 11:00AM - 12:30PM
A friendly book club which reads both fiction and non-fiction books while alternating genres all year long. Books are provided, or you may read your own copy. You may pickup books and discussion questions from the Reference desk anytime the library is open. No signup required. Adults only. 

Community Room
Mon, Oct 22, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Intermediate conversation and writing. No pre-registration required. 

Community Room
Tue, Oct 23, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, and a craft for preschoolers. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years. 

Community Room
Tue, Oct 23, 4:00PM - 6:30PM
A collection of writers who read, review, and critique the works of others in the group. No signup required. Adults only.  

Story Room
Wed, Oct 24, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Knitters and Crocheters of all skills levels are invited to come together, share ideas, and play with yarn. Materials and tools available for beginners to learn. No signup required. Ages 13+

Community Room
Wed, Oct 24, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
This storytime includes books, music, and a stay and play activity. Ages 18-36 months. 

Community Room
Wed, Oct 24, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
This show is full of creepy comedy, spooky magic, and monstrous balloon creations that will have you screaming with laughter and delight! All ages. *Space is limited. Free passes will be distributed 30 minutes before program begins on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Story Room
Thu, Oct 25, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
This is a lapsit storytime which includes books, songs, and bouncing rhymes. This program is designed for ages birth - 18 months. 

Story Room
Thu, Oct 25, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Join us for some afterschool fun with LEGOs! No registration required. LEGO pieces are a choking hazard for young children. Ages 5 and up only please. 

Community Room
Mon, Oct 29, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Intermediate conversation and writing. No pre-registration required. 

Community Room
Tue, Oct 30, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, and a craft for preschoolers. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years. 

Community Room
Wed, Oct 31, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
This storytime includes books, music, and a stay and play activity. Ages 18-36 months. 

Wed, Oct 31, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Trick-or-treat at the library and enjoy Halloween crafts. Ages 3-12

Story Room
Thu, Nov 01, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
This is a lapsit storytime which includes books, songs, and bouncing rhymes. This program is designed for ages birth - 18 months. 

Community Room
Thu, Nov 01, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Join us for a bilingual puppet show on Dia de los Muertos. All ages. *Space is limited. Free passes will be distributed 30 minutes before program begins on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Story Room
Sat, Nov 03, 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Learn how to fold an origami crane and help us reach our goal of 1,000 cranes for World Peace Day! Ages 5 & up. 

Community Room
Mon, Nov 05, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Intermediate conversation and writing. No pre-registration required. 

Community Room
Tue, Nov 06, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, and a craft for preschoolers. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years. 

Off-Site
Wed, Nov 07, 9:00AM - 10:30AM
A book club for the residents of the Harveston Chateau assisted living facility. 

Community Room
Wed, Nov 07, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
This storytime includes books, music, and a stay and play activity. Ages 18-36 months. 

Story Room
Thu, Nov 08, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
This is a lapsit storytime which includes books, songs, and bouncing rhymes. This program is designed for ages birth - 18 months. 

Story Room
Sat, Nov 10, 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Learn how to fold an origami crane and help us reach our goal of 1,000 cranes for World Peace Day! Ages 5 & up. 

Community Room
Tue, Nov 13, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Build school readiness with stories, songs, and a craft for preschoolers. This program is designed for ages 3-5 years. 

Community Room
Tue, Nov 13, 5:00PM - 6:30PM
The Mystery Book Club meets in the Community Room of the Grace Mellman Community Library the second Tuesday of each month from 5:00 to 6:30 PM. We discuss the Mystery or Thriller we have read during the past month. To find out the title of the current book we are reading, please come to the Reference Desk.

Story Room
Wed, Nov 14, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Knitters and Crocheters of all skills levels are invited to come together, share ideas, and play with yarn. Materials and tools available for beginners to learn. No signup required. Ages 13+

Community Room
Wed, Nov 14, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
This storytime includes books, music, and a stay and play activity. Ages 18-36 months. 

Story Room
Thu, Nov 15, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
This is a lapsit storytime which includes books, songs, and bouncing rhymes. This program is designed for ages birth - 18 months. 

Story Room
Thu, Nov 15, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Join us for some afterschool fun with LEGOs! No registration required. LEGO pieces are a choking hazard for young children. Ages 5 and up only please. 

Story Room
Sat, Nov 17, 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Learn how to fold an origami crane and help us reach our goal of 1,000 cranes for World Peace Day! Ages 5 & up. 

Library Move Closure

Coachella Library
Closed as of August 29, 2018
Grand Opening in October 6, 2018
1500 Main Street, Coachella

Library Remodel Closure

Nuview Library
February 2, 2018 through
Early 2020

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Today's hours

We're open 11:00AM to 7:00PM

Tomorrow's hours

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

We're closed Friday September 21
Mon, Sep 17 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Sep 18 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Sep 19 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Sep 20 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Sep 21 Closed
(Closed for All Staff Day training.)
Sat, Sep 22 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 23 Closed

Branch manager
Kim Christofferson
Address
41000 County Center Drive
Temecula
California 92591
Tel: (951) 296-3893
Fax: (951) 296-0229

The Grace Mellman Community Library has been an integral part of the Temecula story since 1972. The doors first opened in the Rancho California Plaza on August 9, 1972. Twenty years later a new 15,000 square foot facility opened at 41000 County Center Drive on May 3, 1992. The library continues to serve the public in this location

Originally known as the Temecula Branch of the Riverside County Free Library, the library’s name changed when the new facility opened in 1992.  The newly-named Temecula Library experienced rapid growth in its $3-million facility that was partially funded by the fund raising efforts of local citizens. In 2006 the City of Temecula opened the Temecula Public Library on Pauba Road, and with the opening of the new structure, the current library’s name was changed to the Grace Mellman Community Library, named after Grace Mellman—the woman behind the original fund-raising effort and former president of the Friends of the Temecula Libraries.

Remodeled in 2010, the twenty-first century library provides more than a place to check out your favorite book. Interactive check-out stations, two public computer labs, comfortable and functional furnishings, and two new study rooms are some of the enhancements that supplement the book repository. The building features a rotating art exhibit and a large community room that is available to the public for outside programs. Both the Adult and Youth Services departments offer several interesting programs each month, while the Youth Services department hosts multiple weekly story times for the youngest in the community.


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Ancestry
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Authors and Biography
Biography in Context
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Literature Resource Center
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California State Bar Publications
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Reference USA
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Careers, Tuition and Learning
ABCmouse
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Early Learning Academy online education program for children ages 2 - 7. Access only available within the library.
Brainfuse
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Overdrive
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RB Digital
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Scholastic Countries Collection
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Health and Fitness
Health & Wellness Resource Center
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Health Reference Center
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