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Programs

Programs

Teens

Teen Computer Lab @ the Wellness Center

Thursday, April 26 at 4:00 p.m.

Teen Computer Lab @ the Wellness Center

Thursday, May 3 at 4:00 p.m.

Teen Computer Lab @ the Wellness Center

Thursday, May 10 at 4:00 p.m.

Teen Computer Lab @ the Wellness Center

Thursday, May 17 at 4:00 p.m.

Teen Computer Lab @ the Wellness Center

Thursday, May 24 at 4:00 p.m.

Children

Baby Storytime (ages 0-3)

Tuesday, April 24 at 10:00 a.m. — Readings at 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. 

Baby Storytime (ages 0-3)

Tuesday, May 1 at 10:00 a.m. — Readings at 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. 

Baby Storytime (ages 0-3)

Tuesday, May 8 at 10:00 a.m. — Readings at 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. 

Baby Storytime (ages 0-3)

Tuesday, May 15 at 10:00 a.m. — Readings at 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. 

Baby Storytime (ages 0-3)

Tuesday, May 22 at 10:00 a.m. — Readings at 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. 

Families

Something on Saturday (Ages 2-12)

Saturday, April 28 at 3:30 p.m.

Something on Saturday (Ages 2-12)

Saturday, May 5 at 3:30 p.m.

Something on Saturday (Ages 2-12)

Saturday, May 12 at 3:30 p.m.

Something on Saturday (Ages 2-12)

Saturday, May 19 at 3:30 p.m.

La Quinta Public Library Baby Storytime

Tuesday, April 24 at 10:00 a.m. —

For 0-3 year olds.
Join Ms. Sarah for a fun children's program for babies, toddlers, & their caregivers!
***There will be a repeat story time at 10:30am & 11am.

La Quinta Public Library Preschool Storytime

Thursday, April 26 at 10:00 a.m. —

For ages 4-5.
Join Ms. Sarah for a fun children's program for preschoolers and their caregivers. Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft!
**There will be a repeat storytime at 10:30am & 11am

La Quinta Public Library Something on Saturday

Saturday, April 28 at 3:30 p.m. —

For ages 2 to 12 years old.
Enjoy half an hour of crafts, games, or stories!

La Quinta Public Library Baby Storytime

Tuesday, May 1 at 10:00 a.m. —

For 0-3 year olds.
Join Ms. Sarah for a fun children's program for babies, toddlers, & their caregivers!
***There will be a repeat story time at 10:30am & 11am.

La Quinta Public Library Tween Graphic Novel Club

Tuesday, May 1 at 4:00 p.m. —

This month's graphic novel is "Mighty Jack" by Ben Hatke. Registration is limited to 10 kids.

La Quinta Public Library "La Quinta Chapter" Book Club

Wednesday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m. —

Join us as we discuss "Exit West" by Mohsin Hamid and then pick up the book we'll discuss in June! Bring your library cards!

See the Adult Reference Desk to sign up and get a copy or for more information. And if you've already read the book, we invite you to join us!

La Quinta Public Library Bilingual Storytime

Wednesday, May 2 at 5:00 p.m. —

Everyone is welcome to our Bilingual Storytime. Join us and listen to stories, watch a puppet show and do some crafts!

La Quinta Public Library Preschool Storytime

Thursday, May 3 at 10:00 a.m. —

For ages 4-5.
Join Ms. Sarah for a fun children's program for preschoolers and their caregivers. Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft!
**There will be a repeat storytime at 10:30am & 11am

La Quinta Public Library Something on Saturday

Saturday, May 5 at 3:30 p.m. —

For ages 2 to 12 years old.
Enjoy half an hour of crafts, games, or stories!

Library Booth at the Certified Farmers’ Market in Old Town La Quinta

Sunday, May 6 at 8:00 a.m.

La Quinta Public Library Graphic Novel Club (18+yrs)

Sunday, May 6 at 1:00 p.m. —

Join our new Graphic Novel Book Club for adults! Our next pick is "Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic" by Alison Bechdel. See the Adult Reference Desk to sign up and get a copy and if you've already read it, stop by for the discussion!

La Quinta Public Library Tween Book Club

Tuesday, May 8 at 4:00 p.m. —

Bring your favorite book of the year to this meeting to discuss! For ages 9-12.

La Quinta Public Library ARYA (Adults Read YA) Book Club

Tuesday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. —

Join us as we discuss “Graceling” by Kristin Cashore. We’ll meet next door at the La Quinta Wellness Center! Sign up at the Adult Reference Desk!

La Quinta Public Library Survival Spanish Group

Wednesday, May 9 at 4:00 p.m. —

Join us for an informal Spanish class for beginners! Some discussion and instruction will be in English. Registration required for this FREE 6-week session. Limited to 20 adults.

La Quinta Public Library Pajama Tales

Wednesday, May 9 at 5:00 p.m. —

Come dressed in your favorite pajamas and enjoy songs and stories with Ms. Sarah! Open to all ages.

La Quinta Public Library Teen Think

Friday, May 11 at 4:00 p.m. —

For ages 13-17. Discuss, watch and create with other teens who share your passion for animation. Different activities each month.

La Quinta Public Library Something on Saturday

Saturday, May 12 at 3:30 p.m. —

For ages 2 to 12 years old.
Enjoy half an hour of crafts, games, or stories!

La Quinta Public Library Something on Saturday

Saturday, May 19 at 3:30 p.m. —

For ages 2 to 12 years old.
Enjoy half an hour of crafts, games, or stories!

La Quinta Public Library Teen Book Club

Saturday, May 19 at 4:00 p.m. —

For ages 13-17.

Come in to talk about life, love and the meaning of everything … or at least about what you’re reading. Sign up in advance and get a free book based on this month’s theme!

For more information, check out our Teen Blog: laqlibraryteens.blogspot.com

La Quinta Public Library Adult Writing Workshop

Sunday, May 20 at 1:30 p.m. —

For adults ages 18 and older.
Call 760-564-4767 to sign up!

Having a hard time beating your Writer's Block? Join us as we learn how to polish and develop characters, dialogue, voice, and style through workshop-style critiques. Want more than fiction? This monthly workshop explores the literary art of fiction, non-fiction and poetry!

La Quinta Public Library "La Quinta Reads" Book Club

Monday, May 21 at 11:30 a.m. —

Sign up to read one of the books on our list or just come and tell us about whatever you've been reading!

Register at the Adult Reference Desk to sign up and view the book list or call the Library.

La Quinta Public Library "Stranger Than Fiction" Article Club

Wednesday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m. —

Listen to podcast episodes and discuss articles on various topics each month. See the Adult Reference Desk for each month's materials. We’ll meet next door at the La Quinta Wellness Center!

Events

Special Events

La Quinta Public Library Master Gardener Lecture

Tuesday, April 24 at 11:00 a.m. —

Master Gardener Burt Boss will present a Geological Overview of the Salton Trough. The Salton Trough is a region within the Colorado subsection of the Sonoran Desert that includes the Coachella and Imperial Valleys. Learn about the unique mountain systems that make up the watershed and how they were formed.

La Quinta Public Library - Book-A-Librarian Tech Device Help

Wednesday, April 25 at 10:30 a.m. —

Need help with your smartphone, tablet or laptop? Meet with a librarian for 30 minutes to learn more about the devices you already own. Registration is required. See the Adult or Children's Reference Desk or call the Library 760-564-4767.

La Quinta Public Library - Book-A-Librarian

Wednesday, April 25 at 10:30 a.m. —

Adults, ages 18+, can seek digital help from one of 4 librarians of the Library. Ask questions for a 1/2 hour session every Wednesday at 11:00 am and 4:00 pm. Book in advance. Call 760-564-4767 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk. Best of all, it's FREE!

La Quinta Public Library - 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Tuesday, May 1 —

Give the gift of reading to your preschooler, age 1 to 4 years. Read 1,000 books in two years, and earn incentives along the way. See Miss Sarah at the Children's Reference Desk for more information.

La Quinta Public Library - Book-A-Librarian Tech Device Help

Wednesday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m. —

Need help with your smartphone, tablet or laptop? Meet with a librarian for 30 minutes to learn more about the devices you already own. Registration is required. See the Adult or Children's Reference Desk or call the Library 760-564-4767.

La Quinta Public Library - Book-A-Librarian

Wednesday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m. —

Adults, ages 18+, can seek digital help from one of 4 librarians of the Library. Ask questions for a 1/2 hour session every Wednesday at 11:00 am and 4:00 pm. Book in advance. Call 760-564-4767 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk. Best of all, it's FREE!

La Quinta Public Library Star Wars Day

Friday, May 4 at 4:00 p.m. —

May the 4th be with you!
This little celebration will feature space-themed crafts, a photo booth, and more! All ages welcome, costumes are encouraged! Craft available while supplies last.

La Quinta Public Library - Book-A-Librarian Tech Device Help

Wednesday, May 9 at 10:30 a.m. —

Need help with your smartphone, tablet or laptop? Meet with a librarian for 30 minutes to learn more about the devices you already own. Registration is required. See the Adult or Children's Reference Desk or call the Library 760-564-4767.

La Quinta Public Library - Book-A-Librarian

Wednesday, May 9 at 10:30 a.m. —

Adults, ages 18+, can seek digital help from one of 4 librarians of the Library. Ask questions for a 1/2 hour session every Wednesday at 11:00 am and 4:00 pm. Book in advance. Call 760-564-4767 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk. Best of all, it's FREE!

La Quinta Public Library - Book-A-Librarian Tech Device Help

Wednesday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m. —

Need help with your smartphone, tablet or laptop? Meet with a librarian for 30 minutes to learn more about the devices you already own. Registration is required. See the Adult or Children's Reference Desk or call the Library 760-564-4767.

La Quinta Public Library - Book-A-Librarian

Wednesday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m. —

Adults, ages 18+, can seek digital help from one of 4 librarians of the Library. Ask questions for a 1/2 hour session every Wednesday at 11:00 am and 4:00 pm. Book in advance. Call 760-564-4767 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk. Best of all, it's FREE!

La Quinta Public Library "Let's Talk About Art"

Thursday, May 17 at 3:30 p.m. —

New to the Library!

Children ages 8 to 11 will participate in an educational and artistic session lead by local artists from the La Quinta Art Association followed by a scheduled art activity.

Registration is required and limited to 24 participants. Sign up at the Children’s Desk.

La Quinta Public Library - Book-A-Librarian Tech Device Help

Wednesday, May 23 at 10:30 a.m. —

Need help with your smartphone, tablet or laptop? Meet with a librarian for 30 minutes to learn more about the devices you already own. Registration is required. See the Adult or Children's Reference Desk or call the Library 760-564-4767.

La Quinta Public Library - Book-A-Librarian

Wednesday, May 23 at 10:30 a.m. —

Adults, ages 18+, can seek digital help from one of 4 librarians of the Library. Ask questions for a 1/2 hour session every Wednesday at 11:00 am and 4:00 pm. Book in advance. Call 760-564-4767 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk. Best of all, it's FREE!

La Quinta Public Library Skin Cancer Prevention + Treatment Seminar

Wednesday, May 23 at 11:00 a.m. —

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Nurse Practitioner Jessica Arnold, NP-C from Contour Dermatology will be at the Library to talk about sun safety, prevention tips and information on the latest treatment for skin cancer.

Activities

Services

“Book-A- Librarian” Tech Help (Ages 18+)
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Provides free tech help for adults.
See the Adult Reference Desk or call (760) 564-4767 for more information and/or to register.

Teen Computer Lab at the La Quinta Wellness Center (Ages 13-17)
Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Teens can work on homework, watch a video, or play a game. Research assistance and tech help available from the Teen Librarian.
For more information visit: Library Teens

Pre-Beginning Computer Classes (Ages 18+)
This three-class series teaches basic computer skills. Topics include computer parts, how to use the mouse and keyboard, typing, and basic Internet/Google search skills.
Registration is required and patrons can sign up at the Library’s Adult Reference Desk or call the Library at (760) 564-4767

Services Offered by the Riverside County Library System

Ask a Librarian
If you have a reference question, you may ask it through this free e-mail service offered by the Riverside County Library System. you will receive a response within three days, with the vast majority of questions answered in less than 24 hours. If you need an immediate response, please call one of our libraries directly.

Adult Literacy Program
Riverside County Library System Adult Literacy Program provides adult literacy services to our communities through one-on- one literacy tutoring, English-as- a-Second- Language classes and family literacy events.

Veterans Resource Center
The Riverside County Library System has received a Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) Grant to establish a Veterans Resource Center, a resource dedicated to helping veterans and their families.

Career Online – High School
Riverside County Library System, in partnership with the California State Library and Gale, part of the Cengage Learning, offers adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate online through Career Online High School.

Location

Location

Contact

Contact

78275 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 564-4767

Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 10am - 7pm
Friday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday: 12pm - 4pm
About

About

The La Quinta Library is committed to encouraging lifelong learning by providing the people of our community with safe, no-cost activities for educational growth and recreational fulfillment.

For the full complement of programs and events, check out our  Facebook events page.

Become a Friend of the La Quinta Public Library

Support your local library with an annual Friends membership of only $10/individual, $15/family, and $25/corporate sponsor!

Join your friends and neighbors who believe in the Library and its importance to the community. 

For more information on how you can help, email:  [email protected]

*The Friends of the La Quinta Public Library is a chapter of the Friends of the Desert Libraries, a 501 c(3) organization.

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