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Woodcrest

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BRANCH EVENTS

Off-site
Mon, Sep 16, 9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Fit After 50 exercise program is being held at the Sandals Church located at 17421 Van Buren Blvd. The program emphasizes improving strength, balance and mobility, using stretching, resistance training and core exercises. The program uses low impact exercises that are appropriate for all fitness levels and are for anyone over the age of 50! This program is FREE! 

Off-site
Wed, Sep 18, 9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Fit After 50 exercise program is being held at the Sandals Church located at 17421 Van Buren Blvd. The program emphasizes improving strength, balance and mobility, using stretching, resistance training and core exercises. The program uses low impact exercises that are appropriate for all fitness levels and are for anyone over the age of 50! This program is FREE! 

Off-site
Thu, Sep 19, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Due to staffing problems, the Storytime will be on break until the library reopens.Sorry for the inconvenience.    

Off-site
Fri, Sep 20, 9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Fit After 50 exercise program is being held at the Sandals Church located at 17421 Van Buren Blvd. The program emphasizes improving strength, balance and mobility, using stretching, resistance training and core exercises. The program uses low impact exercises that are appropriate for all fitness levels and are for anyone over the age of 50! This program is FREE! 

Off-site
Fri, Sep 20, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
The Western County Bookmobile will be stopping at the Woodcrest Library, Friday's, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  For safety's sake, they will park on Krameria, Ave. away from the construction site.  This will be a weekly stop, except for holidays and other scheduled closures.  You will now be able to reserve books and choose the bookmobile as your pick-up location.  You can also check out and return books from the bookmobile.  

Off-site
Mon, Sep 23, 9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Fit After 50 exercise program is being held at the Sandals Church located at 17421 Van Buren Blvd. The program emphasizes improving strength, balance and mobility, using stretching, resistance training and core exercises. The program uses low impact exercises that are appropriate for all fitness levels and are for anyone over the age of 50! This program is FREE! 

Off-site
Wed, Sep 25, 9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Fit After 50 exercise program is being held at the Sandals Church located at 17421 Van Buren Blvd. The program emphasizes improving strength, balance and mobility, using stretching, resistance training and core exercises. The program uses low impact exercises that are appropriate for all fitness levels and are for anyone over the age of 50! This program is FREE! 

Off-site
Thu, Sep 26, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Due to staffing problems, the Storytime will be on break until the library reopens.Sorry for the inconvenience.    

Off-site
Fri, Sep 27, 9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Fit After 50 exercise program is being held at the Sandals Church located at 17421 Van Buren Blvd. The program emphasizes improving strength, balance and mobility, using stretching, resistance training and core exercises. The program uses low impact exercises that are appropriate for all fitness levels and are for anyone over the age of 50! This program is FREE! 

Off-site
Fri, Sep 27, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
The Western County Bookmobile will be stopping at the Woodcrest Library, Friday's, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  For safety's sake, they will park on Krameria, Ave. away from the construction site.  This will be a weekly stop, except for holidays and other scheduled closures.  You will now be able to reserve books and choose the bookmobile as your pick-up location.  You can also check out and return books from the bookmobile.  

Off-site
Mon, Sep 30, 9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Fit After 50 exercise program is being held at the Sandals Church located at 17421 Van Buren Blvd. The program emphasizes improving strength, balance and mobility, using stretching, resistance training and core exercises. The program uses low impact exercises that are appropriate for all fitness levels and are for anyone over the age of 50! This program is FREE! 

Off-site
Wed, Oct 02, 9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Fit After 50 exercise program is being held at the Sandals Church located at 17421 Van Buren Blvd. The program emphasizes improving strength, balance and mobility, using stretching, resistance training and core exercises. The program uses low impact exercises that are appropriate for all fitness levels and are for anyone over the age of 50! This program is FREE! 

Off-site
Thu, Oct 03, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Due to staffing problems, the Storytime will be on break until the library reopens.Sorry for the inconvenience.    

Off-site
Fri, Oct 04, 9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Fit After 50 exercise program is being held at the Sandals Church located at 17421 Van Buren Blvd. The program emphasizes improving strength, balance and mobility, using stretching, resistance training and core exercises. The program uses low impact exercises that are appropriate for all fitness levels and are for anyone over the age of 50! This program is FREE! 

Off-site
Fri, Oct 04, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
The Western County Bookmobile will be stopping at the Woodcrest Library, Friday's, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  For safety's sake, they will park on Krameria, Ave. away from the construction site.  This will be a weekly stop, except for holidays and other scheduled closures.  You will now be able to reserve books and choose the bookmobile as your pick-up location.  You can also check out and return books from the bookmobile.  

Off-site
Mon, Oct 07, 9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Fit After 50 exercise program is being held at the Sandals Church located at 17421 Van Buren Blvd. The program emphasizes improving strength, balance and mobility, using stretching, resistance training and core exercises. The program uses low impact exercises that are appropriate for all fitness levels and are for anyone over the age of 50! This program is FREE! 

Off-site
Wed, Oct 09, 9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Fit After 50 exercise program is being held at the Sandals Church located at 17421 Van Buren Blvd. The program emphasizes improving strength, balance and mobility, using stretching, resistance training and core exercises. The program uses low impact exercises that are appropriate for all fitness levels and are for anyone over the age of 50! This program is FREE! 

Off-site
Thu, Oct 10, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Due to staffing problems, the Storytime will be on break until the library reopens.Sorry for the inconvenience.    

Off-site
Fri, Oct 11, 9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Fit After 50 exercise program is being held at the Sandals Church located at 17421 Van Buren Blvd. The program emphasizes improving strength, balance and mobility, using stretching, resistance training and core exercises. The program uses low impact exercises that are appropriate for all fitness levels and are for anyone over the age of 50! This program is FREE! 

Off-site
Fri, Oct 11, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
The Western County Bookmobile will be stopping at the Woodcrest Library, Friday's, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  For safety's sake, they will park on Krameria, Ave. away from the construction site.  This will be a weekly stop, except for holidays and other scheduled closures.  You will now be able to reserve books and choose the bookmobile as your pick-up location.  You can also check out and return books from the bookmobile.  

Off-site
Thu, Oct 17, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Due to staffing problems, the Storytime will be on break until the library reopens.Sorry for the inconvenience.    

Off-site
Fri, Oct 18, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
The Western County Bookmobile will be stopping at the Woodcrest Library, Friday's, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  For safety's sake, they will park on Krameria, Ave. away from the construction site.  This will be a weekly stop, except for holidays and other scheduled closures.  You will now be able to reserve books and choose the bookmobile as your pick-up location.  You can also check out and return books from the bookmobile.  

Off-site
Thu, Oct 24, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Due to staffing problems, the Storytime will be on break until the library reopens.Sorry for the inconvenience.    

Off-site
Fri, Oct 25, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
The Western County Bookmobile will be stopping at the Woodcrest Library, Friday's, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  For safety's sake, they will park on Krameria, Ave. away from the construction site.  This will be a weekly stop, except for holidays and other scheduled closures.  You will now be able to reserve books and choose the bookmobile as your pick-up location.  You can also check out and return books from the bookmobile.  

Off-site
Thu, Oct 31, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Due to staffing problems, the Storytime will be on break until the library reopens.Sorry for the inconvenience.    

Off-site
Fri, Nov 01, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
The Western County Bookmobile will be stopping at the Woodcrest Library, Friday's, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  For safety's sake, they will park on Krameria, Ave. away from the construction site.  This will be a weekly stop, except for holidays and other scheduled closures.  You will now be able to reserve books and choose the bookmobile as your pick-up location.  You can also check out and return books from the bookmobile.  

Off-site
Thu, Nov 07, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Due to staffing problems, the Storytime will be on break until the library reopens.Sorry for the inconvenience.    

Off-site
Fri, Nov 08, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
The Western County Bookmobile will be stopping at the Woodcrest Library, Friday's, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  For safety's sake, they will park on Krameria, Ave. away from the construction site.  This will be a weekly stop, except for holidays and other scheduled closures.  You will now be able to reserve books and choose the bookmobile as your pick-up location.  You can also check out and return books from the bookmobile.  

Off-site
Thu, Nov 14, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Due to staffing problems, the Storytime will be on break until the library reopens.Sorry for the inconvenience.    

Library Renovations

Woodcrest Library
Closed beginning
August 7, 2019 til
December 16, 2019

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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Thu, Sep 19 Closed
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Sat, Sep 21 Closed
Sun, Sep 22 Closed

Branch manager
Connie Rynning
Address
16625 Krameria
Riverside
California 92504
Tel: (951) 789-7324
Fax: (951) 789-2812

The Woodcrest Library began as a stop on the Riverside County Bookmobile schedule in 1999. The bookmobile stopped in front of the Stater Bros. Market located in the Woodcrest Plaza shopping center.    By 2001 it was decided that the Woodcrest area needed a library building of its own.  Space was leased in the same shopping center and two suites were combined to make an 1,800 square foot area to house the new library.  The library opened October 21, 2001.  This store front had all of the necessary requirements.  It had public computers, a children’s area, tables for studying, magazines and comfortable chairs to read them in.  The library was an instant success.

By 2006 we had outgrown the store front location.  The county built a beautiful 10,080 square foot LEEDS Certified building to house the new Woodcrest Community Library. The Grand Opening was held on November 10, 2007.  This new building had many improvements. The library has a large children’s area, featuring computers, tables and chairs to scale, a cozy nook for reading and it has its own rock.  There are two study rooms located next to the dedicated Teen area, and many more tables and chairs for studying throughout the library. We also have many comfortable chairs for reading and lounging.  The library building and surrounding grounds have wireless access so that patrons can use their own laptops in the library and the collection is tagged with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) circulation allowing self-checkout. 

The Woodcrest Library has the prestige of being the first County Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEEDS) certified building.  Some of the features of a Leeds Certified building include overhangs eliminating solar heat and glare in the library, a daylight diffusion control skylight, a storm water-permeable parking lot composed of decomposed granite, task specific lighting, low VOC (volatile organic compounds) emitting materials, water-conserving plumbing fixtures, day lighting at Children’s Reading Area and Forest Stewardship Council Certified Wood for tables, chairs and paneling.   Along with making the library a sustainable site these features provide the library with water efficiency and good environmental quality.  The surrounding grounds include shaded and light colored paving to reduce heat near the library and a water-wise garden.  


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