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City Library

The Library and its literacy programs play an important role in the City of Moreno Valley. All Moreno Valley residents can use the library, and obtain a library card to check out materials, use public computers, and access Wi-Fi.


Library Locations and Hours

Summer Reading Program

June 14-July 29

Find your voice, find your power! Readers of all ages sign up online or in-person at any Moreno Valley Public Library branch to join the summer-long reading challenge.

14 de junio-29 de julio

¡Encuentra tu voz, encuentra tu poder! Los lectores de todas las edades se inscriben en línea o en persona en cualquier sucursal de la Biblioteca Pública de Moreno Valley para unirse al desafío de lectura de verano.

Creative Studio Project.

Creative Studio project

Starting Tuesday, January 31, 2023, adults can enjoy seven weeks of different art experiences with professional instructors: drawing basics, acrylic painting, and watercolor painting. No artistic skill required, and all supplies are provided at no cost. Pre-registration is recommended, as workshops are limited to 10 adults per session. Sign up in person or call your local library.

The Creative Studio project is supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), administered in California by the State Librarian.

Creative Studio Project.

Moreno Valley Public Library Now Has Zip Books

The innovative Zip Books Program provides Moreno Valley Public Library cardholders with speedy access to books that are not available in library collections. A patron requests a print book or audiobook, and the Library purchases it from Amazon. The book is then shipped directly to the patron’s home at no charge. 

Zip books: a new way to borrow the books you

Moreno Valley Public Library Now Offers Kanopy

Moreno Valley Public Library (MVPL)’s digital offerings just got better with the addition of a new video streaming service – Kanopy. Stream over 30,000 critically acclaimed movies, documentaries, educational courses, and kids favorites through Kanopy. Library cardholders are allotted 20 Kanopy tokens a month (reset each month).  

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Anytime Storytime

Check out a library-curated storytime in a tote bag from any MVPL branch. Each Anytime Storytime bag is filled with books and activities that help you to engage your child on 10 different topics, from animals to community to space, geared to kids aged 5 years and younger. Perfect for more meaningful time with your mini-me! Watch our how-to videos on the Moreno Valley Public Library’s YouTube channel for more Anytime Storytime ideas.

The Anytime Storytime program is supported in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

Anytime storytime program logo.

Moreno Valley Public Library Receives Library Innovation Lab Grant Award from California Humanities

Moreno Valley Public Library has been awarded $5,000 for its  “Celebrating MoVal Cultures” program series. This programming series will give immigrant communities lifelong learning, entertainment, and socialization opportunities, access to much-needed resources through community partners, and acknowledgment of their own culture and those of other immigrant groups to instill a sense of belonging and unity

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Services & Info

Veterans Connect@ the Library

Through the Library, veterans and their families can connect to benefits and services.

Find out about Veterans Connect

Cards and Borrowing

 Library cards are free to all Riverside and San Bernardino County residents.

Get a Library Card

Library Events

The Library has a full calendar of regular programs and special events.

Library Events Calendar

eBooks and Resources

Borrow online books, research archives and find the best places for online information.

Online Resources

Volunteer or Donate

Learn more about how you can help the Moreno Valley City Library.

Volunteer or Donate

Events & Programs

Featured Events

  • Creative Studio Project

    January - March, 2023
    Adults experience seven weeks of art with professional instructors: drawing basics, acrylic painting, and watercolor painting. Supplies are provided at no cost. Registration required - space is limited.
    - Learn more...

  • Cover to Cover

    Ages 4 - 12 | March 5 - April 16
    Read 5 books and earn an In-N-Out hamburger or cheeseburger.
    - Learn more...

  • Anytime Story Time

    Get the details on Any Time Story Time.
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