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La Quinta Library

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Do you participate in your want to start your own book club?

Visit the library to get started!

“Book Club in a Bag” contains everything you’ll need for your next book club meeting:

  • 5 – 10 copies of one title
  • Instructions
  • Author Biography
  • Discussion Questions (when available)
  • Group member sign up sheet

Hand-picked suggestions for people in a hurry.

Want to read more books but don’t have time to search the Library? Let us help! Fill out our short form letting us know what types of books you enjoy and we’ll select three books and have them ready for you in three days (excluding holidays).

Forms: For ages 12 and under – For ages 13 and up

Support your local library

Become a Friend of the LQ Library

Join your friends and neighbors who believe in the La Quinta Library and its importance to the community with an annual Friends membership of only $10/individual, $15/family, or $25/corporate sponsor!

For more information about the Friends of the La Quinta Library, including current board members, perks of being a Friend, as well as other opportunities to support the library, please email them at or check out their Facebook page at

In addition to being a Friend of the La Quinta Library, you can help in other ways by:

  • Visiting the Friend’s bookstore in the library for amazing deals on a wide assortment of books
  • Volunteering at the bookstore or at any of the Friend’s sponsored programs within the library
  • Reaching out to them with any unique ideas you have to support our wonderful La Quinta Public Library’s commitment to the community

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

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Get In Touch

Have a question? Ask someone at the Library!

Visit: 78275 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, CA 92253 | Call: (760) 564-4767
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 10am – 7pm | Friday – Saturday: 10am – 6pm | Sunday: 12pm – 4pm