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"Your Community Livingroom"


836 Kempton Street, Spring Valley, CA. 91977




Phone. (619) 463-3006


Library Business Hours:


Monday 9:30am-8pm

Tuesday 9:30am-8pm

Wednesday 9:30am-6pm

Thursday 9:30am-6pm

Friday 9:30am-5pm

Saturday 9:30am-5pm

Sunday Closed


Upcoming Author Visits: 


1)Daniel Kirk, Saturday, April 19th @ 2 p.m. 

2) David Faber, Friday, May 2nd @ 3 p.m.

3) Author Visit! Helen F. James writer of "S is for S'mores: A Camping Alphabet" and "E is for Enchantment: A New Mexico Alphabet", they will be available for purchase at a special price of $10 (including tax). Helen F. James will read from her books, answer any questions, and sign autographs! Wednesday, May 14th at 3p.m. 


4) Author Visit. Meet and Great Dr. TEA, author of the Ultimate Tea Diet. Learn the differences between different types of teas, how to properly brew tea, cook with tea rubs, and the ffect of tea on the metabolism. Tuesday, May 27, 6:00 p.m.


5) Author Visit: Ruth Todd Evans. Author/Illustrator of The Panda Who Would Not Eat. The first male panda bear in the San Diego Zoo’s Giant Panda Conservation program had a problem—he didn’t like the food he was given at the Zoo. The panda didn’t like the bamboo grown at the zoo and preferred one species of bamboo which grows at Quail Botanical Gardens.  The true story of Shi Shi, the picky panda, is the basis of a new children’s book “The Panda Who Wouldn’t Eat” by Ruth Todd Evans, M.D, and published in cooperation with Quail Botanical Gardens and the San Diego Zoo. Books for sale for $10 tax included. Come meet Ruth and hear about Shi Shi. Thursday, June 5, 3pm.


6) Author Visit: Linda Meckler. Ghost Kids Trilogy. Three complete books in one. Two real children Christy, 12 and her brother Brad, 16 move into an old house on the top of a mountain and meet two Ghost Kids. Get involved with the family and their many adventures. Books will be available sale from the author. Come by and learn more and ask questions. Thursday, July 17, 12:30 p.m.


7) Author Visit: Don Borchert “In this new memoir, Free for All Southern California librarian Don Borchert lets us in on a little secret: It’s a strange place to work…You keep reading because: (1) he’s hilarious, and (2) it’s uncharted territory.” - Jack Boulware, San Francisco Chronicle. Don Borchert is the author of Free for All: Oddballs, Geeks and Ganstas in the Public Library. He was a short-order cook,   door-to-door salesman, telemarketer, and Christmas-tree-chopper before landing a job in a California library. Saturday, August 30, 3:30 p.m.






Children and Teens:


  • Preschool/Toddler Storytime (Wednesdays 1:00 PM)
  •   Free Homework Help M-Th 4-5 pm for ages 10-17. Located in the library when the teen center and the schools are open.



  • Spanish/English Bilingual Storytime (1st and 3rd Tuesdays 2:30 PM)
  • Arts & Crafts (Wednesdays 3:00 PM) 
  • TAG Meeting (2nd Thursday at 4:00 PM) 
  • Daily Coloring Sheets 
  • First Friday Film at 2:30pm
  • Gameday Every 3rd Friday 3-4pm
  • Free Nutritional Snacks Monday-Friday 2:30-3:00pm Tuesdays 1:30-2:00pm first 125 youths under the age of 18.





  • Computer Class: Basic Mouse and Keyboard (1st  Friday in English and 2nd  Friday in Spanish - 10:00 AM by appointment)
  • Computer Class: Basic Email (3rd Friday in English and 4th Friday in Spanish - 10:00 AM by appointment)
  • Friends of the Library Meeting (3rd Saturday each month 2:00 PM) 
  • Woodworking Craft with Jim Dowell (3rd Friday at 11:00 AM) 
  • ESL Class (Monday-Thursday 6:00 - 9:10 PM) 
  • Monthly Book Club w/ Rheana 2nd Tuesday at 6pm  











 Skip The Movie, Read The Book! 











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