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Temecula - Grace Mellman

Latest Releases

BRANCH EVENTS

Story Room
Thu, Jul 19, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
This is a lapsit storytime which includes books, songs, and bouncing rhymes. This program is designed for newborn babies to 18 months. 

Community Room
Thu, Jul 19, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Galaxy Putty: Make putty that looks like a galaxy. 

Community Room
Fri, Jul 20, 1:30PM - 3:30PM
Art For All is an art program for artists and non artists alike. If you think you're not artistic let us prove you wrong. Projects will vary each time. All materials are provided. Signup is required. Call the library or come by to sign up. Adults and Teens ages 13+ only please. 

Story Room
Sat, Jul 21, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Join us for a movie at the library!

Story Room
Mon, Jul 23, 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, Jul 23, 6:00PM - 6:45PM
Join us for this great Yoga class for teens. Signup is required. Teens only. Please call the library or come by to sign up. 

Community Room
Tue, Jul 24, 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, Jul 24, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Craft an airplane using popsicle sticks and clothespins. 

Community Room
Tue, Jul 24, 4:45PM - 6:45PM
A collection of writers who read, review, and critique the works of others in the group. No signup required. Adults only.  

Story Room
Wed, Jul 25, 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, Jul 25, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
This storytime includes books, music, and a stay and play activity. This program is designed for ages 18-36 months.

Community Room
Wed, Jul 25, 3:30PM - 4:15PM
Come sing and dance with Kids Imagine Nation, a high-energy, interactive show perfect for the whole family. Wear RED to match! *Space is limited. Free passes will be distributed 30 minutes before program begins on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Story Room
Thu, Jul 26, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
This is a lapsit storytime which includes books, songs, and bouncing rhymes. This program is designed for newborn babies to 18 months. 

Community Room
Thu, Jul 26, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Paper airplanes: Learn how to make different paper airplanes and test them out. 

Story Room
Sat, Jul 28, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Join us for a movie at the library!

Community Room
Mon, Jul 30, 6:00PM - 6:45PM
Join us for this great Yoga class for teens. Signup is required. Teens only. Please call the library or come by to sign up. 

Community Room
Tue, Jul 31, 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, Aug 01, 9:00AM - 10:30AM
A book club for the residents of the Harveston Chateau assisted living facility. 

Community Room
Wed, Aug 01, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
This storytime includes books, music, and a stay and play activity. This program is designed for ages 18-36 months.

Story Room
Thu, Aug 02, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
This is a lapsit storytime which includes books, songs, and bouncing rhymes. This program is designed for newborn babies to 18 months. 

Community Room
Tue, Aug 07, 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.

Story Room
Wed, Aug 08, 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
Sat, Aug 11, 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
Tue, Aug 14, 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, Aug 22, 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+

Story Room
Mon, Aug 27, 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, Aug 28, 4:45PM - 6:45PM
A collection of writers who read, review, and critique the works of others in the group. No signup required. Adults only.  

Community Room
Tue, Sep 04, 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, Sep 05, 9:00AM - 10:30AM
A book club for the residents of the Harveston Chateau assisted living facility. 

Community Room
Tue, Sep 11, 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, Sep 12, 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+

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Today's hours

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

Tomorrow's hours

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

Mon, Jul 16 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Jul 17 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jul 18 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Jul 19 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Jul 20 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jul 21 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 22 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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eResources Databases

Ancestry
Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library Edition
Search your family heritage online.
Can only be used within the library
Authors and Biography
Biography in Context
Biography in Context
A biographical reference database that covers the areas of literature, science, multicultural studies, business, entertainment, politics, sports, government, history, arts and news.
Literature Resource Center
Literature Resource Center
Contains thousands of entries from Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Authors New Revision series, the Dictionary of Literary Biography and Contemporary Literary Criticism Select. Includes plot summaries and critical essays from sources such as Novels for Students as well as resources for criticism of modern and classic poetry.
Business and Legal
California State Bar Publications
California State Bar Publications
California State Bar Publications provides practical legal facts in a handy Consumer Education Pamphlet.
Reference USA
Reference USA
The premier source of business and residential information for reference and research. ReferenceUSA is used by top libraries throughout the US for research, small business marketing, job searching and more.
Careers, Tuition and Learning
ABCmouse
ABCmouse
Early Learning Academy online education program for children ages 2 - 7. Access only available within the library.
Brainfuse
Brainfuse
Brainfuse Learning Site offers easy to connect one-to-one online tutoring free. (Please have your library card available to use this link)
Career Transitions
Career Transitions Career Transitions provides a practical and personalized experience for users of all backgrounds and technology comfort levels. Users can easily discover and target fast-growing careers and industries in their immediate locations -- and locations across the United States. Career Transitions also features quick assessments to help people identify new opportunities based on their current skills, occupational knowledge, and interests.
Scholastic Go
Scholastic GoEngaging online age-appropriate reference resource to help build a love of research through reading and learning!
Tuition Funding Sources
Tuition Funding Sources
Tuition Funding Sources is a private website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information. Pepsi-Cola sponsors the TFS program nationwide. Pepsi-Cola and TFS have been helping students find scholarships and other sources of financial aid for more than 20 years
Cultures and Religion
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
This authoritative, dynamic resource brings together the best current scholarship in the field for students, scholars, government officials, community groups, and librarians to foster a more accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world.
eAudiobooks, eBooks, eMagazines, Other Library Services
Braille Institute
Braille Institute
Free library service for the blind, visually impaired or have reading or other physical disabilities.
Enki
Enki
Thousands of New eBooks are Available to You!
Overdrive
Overdrive
A growing collection of eAudiobooks and eBooks that can be downloaded directly to your home computer.
RB Digital
RB Digital
RB Digital is now your home for over 6000 eAudioBooks and 130 eMagazines
Scholastic Countries Collection
Scholastic Countries CollectionCountries Collection for Ages 9 - 13. Explore a destination today.
Health and Fitness
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Periodical and journal articles as well as videos on a wide range of health topics from ADD&ADHD to Alternative Medicine, HIV, and various surgical procedures.
Health Reference Center
Health Reference CenterHealth Reference Center is a one-stop, full service resource for health-related research. It combines indexing of approximately 195 periodicals, eight reference books, and over 700 pamphlets; more than 1,800 overviews from Clinical Reference Systems; selective indexing for articles in approximately 1500 additional general interest titles; and full text for more than 185 periodicals, all reference books, overviews, and pamphlets.
Languages
Pronunciator
PronunciatorWorld's largest language learning service. Free at your library.

News and Magazines
InfoTrac Newstand
InfoTrac Newstand
This newspaper database contains a collection of more than 140 cover-to-cover newspapers from around the world plus an additional 300 sources of selected news and business coverage.
InfoTrac® General Reference Center Gold
InfoTrac® General Reference Center Gold
Periodical, newspaper and reference articles from over 5,000 publications on such diverse topics as humanities, art, current events, technology and general interest topics. Full-text articles from over 3,000 periodicals.
¡Informe!
¡Informe!
Magazine articles from a variety of Spanish language publications on health, science, economics, politics and art.
RB Digital Magazines
RB Digital Magazines
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