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Fri, Jan 18, 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Show your best moves with our local chess club. Bring a chess board if you have one. Group meets every Friday afternoon.  Public welcome to attend.

Sat, Jan 19, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Tue, Jan 22, 12:30PM - 3:30PM
Open to all Mah Jong players. All skilled and not so skilled players are welcome to join this spirited team of players.

Tue, Jan 22, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
"Pursuit of Happiness" is a unique and inspiring 10-week course to explore what matters for a happy and meaningful life. A worldwide program based on an online study guide and supported by the Dalai Lama. Each session will cover a different theme. This free program is hosted by Marsha Kennedy.

Tue, Jan 22, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
The Friends of the Idyllwild Library invite you to join them for their annual meeting and report along with some entertainment provided by harpist Kimberly Pace. Light refreshments provided.

Wed, Jan 23, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
All knitters are welcome at this social knitting circle. Bring a snack, bring some smiles, have some fun. Group meets second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.

Wed, Jan 23, 4:30PM - 6:00PM
"The Invitation" is a caring and sharing cancer support group. Those who are experiencing the heartache of cancer are welcome to join this anonymous group.

Thu, Jan 24, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Idyllwild Historical Review Board meets to discuss improvements in the designated Historical Preservation District in the community of Idyllwild. Public welcome to attend.

Thu, Jan 24, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Fri, Jan 25, 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Show your best moves with our local chess club. Bring a chess board if you have one. Group meets every Friday afternoon.  Public welcome to attend.

Sat, Jan 26, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Mon, Jan 28, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Come join the fun of these weekly games sponsored by the Forest Folk senior group. Bring a board if you like. All are welcome.

Mon, Jan 28, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Join us for stories, fun & crafts every Monday morning. Different storytellers and themes each week, sometimes with songs or special activities. For toddler/pre-school aged to primary grades.

Tue, Jan 29, 12:30PM - 3:30PM
Open to all Mah Jong players. All skilled and not so skilled players are welcome to join this spirited team of players.

Tue, Jan 29, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
"Pursuit of Happiness" is a unique and inspiring 10-week course to explore what matters for a happy and meaningful life. A worldwide program based on an online study guide and supported by the Dalai Lama. Each session will cover a different theme. This free program is hosted by Marsha Kennedy.

Tue, Jan 29, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Idyllwild Indivisible, a local discussion group, will sponsor a presentation and discussion on immigration given by Yolanda Brown and Lynne O'Neill of the East West Alliance in the desert area.

Wed, Jan 30, 4:30PM - 6:00PM
"The Invitation" is a caring and sharing cancer support group. Those who are experiencing the heartache of cancer are welcome to join this anonymous group.

Thu, Jan 31, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Fri, Feb 01, 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Show your best moves with our local chess club. Bring a chess board if you have one. Group meets every Friday afternoon.  Public welcome to attend.

Sat, Feb 02, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Mon, Feb 04, 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Monthly board meeting of the Friends of the Idyllwild.

Mon, Feb 04, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Come join the fun of these weekly games sponsored by the Forest Folk senior group. Bring a board if you like. All are welcome.

Mon, Feb 04, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Join us for stories, fun & crafts every Monday morning. Different storytellers and themes each week, sometimes with songs or special activities. For toddler/pre-school aged to primary grades.

Tue, Feb 05, 12:30PM - 3:30PM
Open to all Mah Jong players. All skilled and not so skilled players are welcome to join this spirited team of players.

Tue, Feb 05, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
"Pursuit of Happiness" is a unique and inspiring 10-week course to explore what matters for a happy and meaningful life. A worldwide program based on an online study guide and supported by the Dalai Lama. Each session will cover a different theme. This free program is hosted by Marsha Kennedy.

Wed, Feb 06, 1:00PM - 4:00PM
By appointment only, first Wednesday of the month, FREE instruction will be available for all levels of play. If you would like to learn chess or gain more confidence, Bill Maillard, chess champion will make himself available to any interested persons.  Children are encouraged to play & learn. Please contact the library or Mr. Maillard (951-659-5759) to let him know you will be attending. Chess club also meets on every Friday at 1:00PM.

Wed, Feb 06, 4:30PM - 6:00PM
"The Invitation" is a caring and sharing cancer support group. Those who are experiencing the heartache of cancer are welcome to join this anonymous group.

Thu, Feb 07, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Fri, Feb 08, 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Interested in your family tree? Join in the fun with the Mountain Area Genealogy Group of Idyllwild. Bring your family tree and share stories if you have them. As a group, we can discuss what we'd like to do and learn in our genealogical search. For full details and to RSVP please see: https://www.meetup.com/Idyllwild-Genealogy-Meetup/events/249204205/

Fri, Feb 08, 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Show your best moves with our local chess club. Bring a chess board if you have one. Group meets every Friday afternoon.  Public welcome to attend.

Sat, Feb 09, 10:00AM - 3:00PM
We are celebrating "Take Your Child to the Library" throughout the day. There will be family activities and displays so stop in.

Sat, Feb 09, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
The climate is changing now! We should too. Discover your own capacity to make a difference in this world. Citizens' Climate Lobby is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization that empowers people from all walks of life to become effective advocates for a livable world. Our plan will reduce greenhouse gas emissions enough to stabilize the climate while boosting the economy. Please join us and find out how you can make all the difference on the world. For more info: www.citizensclimatelobby.org

Sat, Feb 09, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Mon, Feb 11, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Come join the fun of these weekly games sponsored by the Forest Folk senior group. Bring a board if you like. All are welcome.

Mon, Feb 11, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Join us for stories, fun & crafts every Monday morning. Different storytellers and themes each week, sometimes with songs or special activities. For toddler/pre-school aged to primary grades.

Tue, Feb 12, 12:30PM - 3:30PM
Open to all Mah Jong players. All skilled and not so skilled players are welcome to join this spirited team of players.

Tue, Feb 12, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
"Pursuit of Happiness" is a unique and inspiring 10-week course to explore what matters for a happy and meaningful life. A worldwide program based on an online study guide and supported by the Dalai Lama. Each session will cover a different theme. This free program is hosted by Marsha Kennedy.

Wed, Feb 13, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
All knitters are welcome at this social knitting circle. Bring a snack, bring some smiles, have some fun. Group meets second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.

Wed, Feb 13, 4:30PM - 6:00PM
"The Invitation" is a caring and sharing cancer support group. Those who are experiencing the heartache of cancer are welcome to join this anonymous group.

Thu, Feb 14, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Fri, Feb 15, 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Show your best moves with our local chess club. Bring a chess board if you have one. Group meets every Friday afternoon.  Public welcome to attend.

Sat, Feb 16, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Mon, Feb 18, All day
Sorry, we are closed for Presidents Day. Take a moment to go online to a presidential library or to whitehouse.gov to learn more about our presidents.

Tue, Feb 19, 12:30PM - 3:30PM
Open to all Mah Jong players. All skilled and not so skilled players are welcome to join this spirited team of players.

Tue, Feb 19, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
"Pursuit of Happiness" is a unique and inspiring 10-week course to explore what matters for a happy and meaningful life. A worldwide program based on an online study guide and supported by the Dalai Lama. Each session will cover a different theme. This free program is hosted by Marsha Kennedy.

Wed, Feb 20, 2:00PM - 3:00PM
We will be reading "The Other Einstein" by Marie Benedict.  "In a time when most twenty-year-old women were wives, or trying to be, Mileva Maric was studying physics at an elite university in Zurich. Her rise from the relative backwater of misogynistic Serbia to all-male university classrooms in Switzerland was nothing short of meteoric....Then, fellow student Albert Einstein took an interest in her and the world turned sideways. Their life together was a partnership of heart and mind. But could there be room for more than one genius in a marriage?" ~ Fantastic FictionOur Fireside Book Group meets every month on the third Wednesday at 2:00PM. We read a variety of fiction and non-fiction. Open to all. Please join us at any time.

Wed, Feb 20, 4:30PM - 6:00PM
"The Invitation" is a caring and sharing cancer support group. Those who are experiencing the heartache of cancer are welcome to join this anonymous group.

Thu, Feb 21, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Fri, Feb 22, 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Show your best moves with our local chess club. Bring a chess board if you have one. Group meets every Friday afternoon.  Public welcome to attend.

Sat, Feb 23, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Mon, Feb 25, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Come join the fun of these weekly games sponsored by the Forest Folk senior group. Bring a board if you like. All are welcome.

Mon, Feb 25, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Join us for stories, fun & crafts every Monday morning. Different storytellers and themes each week, sometimes with songs or special activities. For toddler/pre-school aged to primary grades.

Tue, Feb 26, 12:30PM - 3:30PM
Open to all Mah Jong players. All skilled and not so skilled players are welcome to join this spirited team of players.

Tue, Feb 26, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
"Pursuit of Happiness" is a unique and inspiring 10-week course to explore what matters for a happy and meaningful life. A worldwide program based on an online study guide and supported by the Dalai Lama. Each session will cover a different theme. This free program is hosted by Marsha Kennedy.

Wed, Feb 27, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
All knitters are welcome at this social knitting circle. Bring a snack, bring some smiles, have some fun. Group meets second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.

Wed, Feb 27, 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Join us as we read through all the U.S. presidents. We have reached our nineteenth president Rutherford B. Hayes. Born in Delaware, Ohio two months after the death of his father. He served two terms in Congress, the Ohio voters elected him Governor in 1867, serving three terms. The Republican Party chose him as their presidential candidate in 1875. He won the election in 1876 only after the creation of a special commission to decide disputed electoral votes. Hayes honesty and fairness renewed respect for the presidential office.You  may read any material you like for this book club. There are no rules, We've ordered a few titles for you to choose from or you may use other sources for your information. rbhayes.org; whitehouse.gov; or Wikipedia are all interesting sources. These sites also offer external links.

Wed, Feb 27, 4:30PM - 6:00PM
"The Invitation" is a caring and sharing cancer support group. Those who are experiencing the heartache of cancer are welcome to join this anonymous group.

Thu, Feb 28, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Sat, Mar 02, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Mon, Mar 04, 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Monthly board meeting of the Friends of the Idyllwild.

Mon, Mar 04, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Come join the fun of these weekly games sponsored by the Forest Folk senior group. Bring a board if you like. All are welcome.

Mon, Mar 04, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Join us for stories, fun & crafts every Monday morning. Different storytellers and themes each week, sometimes with songs or special activities. For toddler/pre-school aged to primary grades.

Tue, Mar 05, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
"Pursuit of Happiness" is a unique and inspiring 10-week course to explore what matters for a happy and meaningful life. A worldwide program based on an online study guide and supported by the Dalai Lama. Each session will cover a different theme. This free program is hosted by Marsha Kennedy.

Wed, Mar 06, 1:00PM - 4:00PM
By appointment only, first Wednesday of the month, FREE instruction will be available for all levels of play. If you would like to learn chess or gain more confidence, Bill Maillard, chess champion will make himself available to any interested persons.  Children are encouraged to play & learn. Please contact the library or Mr. Maillard (951-659-5759) to let him know you will be attending. Chess club also meets on every Friday at 1:00PM.

Wed, Mar 06, 4:30PM - 6:00PM
"The Invitation" is a caring and sharing cancer support group. Those who are experiencing the heartache of cancer are welcome to join this anonymous group.

Thu, Mar 07, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Fri, Mar 08, 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Interested in your family tree? Join in the fun with the Mountain Area Genealogy Group of Idyllwild. Bring your family tree and share stories if you have them. As a group, we can discuss what we'd like to do and learn in our genealogical search. For full details and to RSVP please see: https://www.meetup.com/Idyllwild-Genealogy-Meetup/events/249204205/

Sat, Mar 09, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
The climate is changing now! We should too. Discover your own capacity to make a difference in this world. Citizens' Climate Lobby is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization that empowers people from all walks of life to become effective advocates for a livable world. Our plan will reduce greenhouse gas emissions enough to stabilize the climate while boosting the economy. Please join us and find out how you can make all the difference on the world. For more info: www.citizensclimatelobby.org

Sat, Mar 09, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Mon, Mar 11, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Come join the fun of these weekly games sponsored by the Forest Folk senior group. Bring a board if you like. All are welcome.

Mon, Mar 11, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Join us for stories, fun & crafts every Monday morning. Different storytellers and themes each week, sometimes with songs or special activities. For toddler/pre-school aged to primary grades.

Tue, Mar 12, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
"Pursuit of Happiness" is a unique and inspiring 10-week course to explore what matters for a happy and meaningful life. A worldwide program based on an online study guide and supported by the Dalai Lama. Each session will cover a different theme. This free program is hosted by Marsha Kennedy.

Wed, Mar 13, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
All knitters are welcome at this social knitting circle. Bring a snack, bring some smiles, have some fun. Group meets second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.

Wed, Mar 13, 4:30PM - 6:00PM
"The Invitation" is a caring and sharing cancer support group. Those who are experiencing the heartache of cancer are welcome to join this anonymous group.

Thu, Mar 14, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Sat, Mar 16, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Our library staff will make ourselves available to give you some basic help with your computer or technical questions. You are welcome to call in advance to schedule some extended time to help with your questions or with your devices.

Sat, Mar 16, 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Author talk with Dr. Thomas Sims. Further info to follow."On Call in the Arctic: a Doctor's Pursuit of Life, Love, and Miracles in the Alaskan Frontier" ~ The fish-out-of-water stories of Northern Exposure and Doc Martin meet the rough-and-rugged setting of The Discovery Channel's Alaskan Bush People in Thomas J. Sims On Call in the Arctic, where the author relates his incredible experience saving lives in one of the most remote outposts in North America - Nome, Alaska.

Mon, Mar 18, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Come join the fun of these weekly games sponsored by the Forest Folk senior group. Bring a board if you like. All are welcome.

Mon, Mar 18, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Join us for stories, fun & crafts every Monday morning. Different storytellers and themes each week, sometimes with songs or special activities. For toddler/pre-school aged to primary grades.

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Spring 2019 for remodeling. 

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Branch manager
Shannon Houlihan Ng
Address
54401 Village Center Drive
Idyllwild
California 92549
Tel: (951) 659-2300
Fax: (951) 659-2453
As long as anyone can remember there has always been a library on “the Hill.” The first library opened in the Idyllwild Inn in 1920. The first consignment of books was received from Riverside County Library that July. It has grown and moved several times from cabin to shared space with an art gallery to storefront.

Today, after several moves, a fire in 1945, a flood in 1978, several additions, remodels and expansions, the library has recently relocated to the Strawberry Creek Plaza on Village Center Dr.
 
It is a contemporary, bright, airy, 6400 square foot facility with a community room, a study room, inviting Children and Teen areas and a reading lounge with a fireplace. The staff continues the long tradition of friendly, helpful and knowledgeable service to the local community and offers a refreshed and up-to-date collection appealing to residents and vacationers alike.

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Literature Resource Center
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