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Temecula - Grace Mellman

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BRANCH EVENTS

Story Room
Thu, Mar 21, 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
Sat, Mar 23, 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Join us at the Grace Mellman Community Library for Smash Bros Saturdays! Every fourth Saturday from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm. Controllers and snacks will be provided. This event is for teens grade 6-12. Smash Bros Brawl is rated "T" for Teens by the ESRB Children 13 and under will need signed permission from a parent 

Story Room
Mon, Mar 25, 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, Mar 25, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Intermediate conversation and writing. No pre-registration required. 

Community Room
Tue, Mar 26, 5:00PM - 6:30PM
A collection of writers who read, review, and critique the works of others in the group. No signup required. Adults only.  Please bring eight to ten copies of your work no longer than five pages in length. 

Story Room
Wed, Mar 27, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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
Fri, Mar 29, 2:00PM - 3:30PM
De-stress this spring break with some retro gaming as we break out our Wii for some Wii Bowling. Experience the gaming phenomenon that rocked the early 2000's.  

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

Community Room
Wed, Apr 03, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Join us for a story, playful stretches and relaxing breathing exercises for the whole family! *Space is limited. Free passes will be distributed 30 minutes before program begins on a first-come, first-serve basis*

Community Room
Mon, Apr 08, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Intermediate conversation and writing. No pre-registration required. 

Community Room
Tue, Apr 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. 

Story Room
Wed, Apr 10, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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, Apr 10, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Join us for a story, playful stretches and relaxing breathing exercises for the whole family! *Space is limited. Free passes will be distributed 30 minutes before program begins on a first-come, first-serve basis*

Community Room
Thu, Apr 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. 

Community Room
Tue, Apr 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, Apr 17, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Join us for a story, playful stretches and relaxing breathing exercises for the whole family! *Space is limited. Free passes will be distributed 30 minutes before program begins on a first-come, first-serve basis*

Community Room
Thu, Apr 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, Apr 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
Tue, Apr 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, Apr 23, 5:00PM - 6:30PM
A collection of writers who read, review, and critique the works of others in the group. No signup required. Adults only.  Please bring eight to ten copies of your work no longer than five pages in length. 

Story Room
Wed, Apr 24, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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, Apr 24, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Join us for a story, playful stretches and relaxing breathing exercises for the whole family! *Space is limited. Free passes will be distributed 30 minutes before program begins on a first-come, first-serve basis*

Community Room
Thu, Apr 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. 

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

Community Room
Tue, Apr 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
Tue, Apr 30, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Join us as we celebrate children and literature with crafts, food and fun! 

Community Room
Thu, May 02, 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, May 06, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Intermediate conversation and writing. No pre-registration required. 

Community Room
Tue, May 07, 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
Wed, May 08, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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, May 08, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Learn about the importance and science of the Earth's most precious resource, water, in "The H2O Show." EarthCapades' multi-talented performers take you on a journey through the cycle of water, where our water comes from, and how we all can take care of it. "The H2O Show" is a thrilling blend of environmental education and entertainment. Water is the star of the show, and audiences are amazed as a crystal ball of water appears from nowhere, a glass of water floats in the air, water is juggled, sung about, talked about and learned about in new and exciting ways.  *Space is limited. Free passes will be distributed 30 minutes before program begins on a first-come, first-serve basis*

Community Room
Thu, May 09, 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, May 13, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Intermediate conversation and writing. No pre-registration required. 

Library Holiday Closure

Easter Sunday
Sunday April 21, 2019

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

Tomorrow's hours

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

Mon, Mar 18 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Mar 19 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Mar 20 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Mar 21 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Mar 22 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sat, Mar 23 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 24 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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