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News Release

Moreno Valley Celebrates Grand Opening of New Library Branch

For immediate release: December 7, 2017


The City of Moreno Valley is opening a new library at the Moreno Valley Mall. The establishment of the City’s first-ever satellite branch library is the fulfillment of a major City Council priority identified in the “Momentum MoVal” strategic plan.

“Opening a satellite library was a top priority of our residents when we conducted surveys while developing the City’s first strategic plan. I’m proud that we accomplished this project in just 16 months,” stated Mayor Yxstian Gutierrez. “Empowering our residents through open access to knowledge is a key component in our strategic vision for the Moreno Valley community.”

Grand Opening Ceremony

Thursday, December 21
10 a.m.
Moreno Valley Mall – 2nd floor
22500 Town Circle
Moreno Valley

The Thursday, December 21 Grand Opening festivities will begin at 10 a.m. with a ribbon cutting celebration. Fun activities for youth will take place throughout the day.

The new branch is located in the Mall on the second floor, across from Sears and next to HomeTown Buffet. All residents are invited to join the City in celebrating this new branch of the Moreno Valley Library.

Planned activities include:

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Free Raffles
  • Face Painting
  • Balloon Artist
  • Anime Drawing Classes
  • Magician
  • Local Author Book Readings

Beginning December 21, 2017, the Mall branch of the library will be open:

  • Monday—Wednesday: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday—Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information about Moreno Valley libraries, visit www.moval.org/library or contact the library at 951.413.3880.


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Upon request, this news release will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should direct such requests to Guy Pegan, ADA Coordinator, at 951.413.3120 at least 72 hours before the meeting. The 72-hour notification will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.


Steven Hargis
Strategic Initiatives Manager