Tag Archives: Library

Library Strengthens Teen and Young Adult Job Search Skills

Corona Public Library received a state grant from the Library Service and Technology Act (LSTA) which has brought to Corona the “Job Readiness for Young Adults, 16 to 24” program. The goal of this program is to offer new ways for young people to strengthen 21st century skills that they can use to ensure their success now and throughout their lives. Upcoming programs at the Corona Public Library include Getting Your First Job Workshop and Mock Interview Practice Sessions.

Star Wars Day at the Library!

Calling all Star Wars fans: the Corona Public Library is hosting Star Wars Day on Oct. 18, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet and mingle with your favorite Star Wars characters and have your pictures taken, too! Even R2D2 will be here roaming about the Library.

Did You Know…that the Corona Public Library never sits still?

Storytimes? Check. Books to check out? Yes. Reference assistance? Of course. Read to a dog? Absolutely…wait, what? More on that later. The Corona Public Library has been in existence in Corona since 1895. The classic services of a public library remain in place, but the overall services have grown and changed.

91 Project Open House

Interested to learn more about the 91 Freeway Expansion Project that everyone is talking about? RCTC will be hosting an upcoming informational Open House Thursday June 19, 2014 at the Corona Public Library.

Best-Selling Author Jamie Ford at the Library

Bestselling author Jamie Ford will be at the Corona Public Library this Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 7 p.m. for a free author event.

Ford is the author of “Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” and his newest novel, “Songs of Willow Frost.”

Set against the backdrop of Depression-era Seattle, Songs of Willow Frost is a powerful tale of two souls—a boy with dreams for his future and a woman escaping her haunted past—both seeking love, hope, and forgiveness.

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Corona’s Got Talent: Youth Talent Show

This year’s talent show is here! The Spotlight on Corona Youth Talent Show will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. at the Corona Public Library, and you’re invited!

Juliene Malecot, the Young Adult librarian, and the Teen Advisory Council are pleased to announce the Library’s seventh annual talent contest.... Continue reading...

Complete a Recreational Survey for the Future Corona Community Center

Fender CenterThe City of Corona has purchased the Fender Museum building on North Main Street and plans to convert the building to a long-awaited community center.  The Library and Recreational Services Department has started planning for the renovation of the building and would like to hear from Corona residents about their activity and program preferences. ... Continue reading...

Broaden Your Horizons: Get Your Passport

passportAre you planning a family vacation? Getting an itch to travel outside the states and see beyond the U.S. borders; perhaps you’re ready to take some time backpacking across Europe after finishing that degree you’ve been working on? All your planning can start at the Corona Public Library Passport Services.

The Corona Public Library has been a passport acceptance facility to the public for nearly 15 years and is located on the first floor of the library.... Continue reading...

Gearing up for the Corona Grand Race

CORONA_GRAND_RACE_LOGOThings are rapidly gearing up in the City for the Corona Grand Race, the 100th Anniversary celebration of the world-famous and legendary Corona Road Races, held in 1913, ’14 and ’16 around the City’s signature circular Grand Boulevard. The Corona Grand Race Celebration will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14, in City Park [MAP] from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.... Continue reading...

Things to do in Corona: Jazz at the Library

music-notes-Clip-artCorona Public Library is happy to present our third summer music concert, featuring the jazz trio Charged Particles on Wednesday evening, July 24th from 7 to 8 p.m.

The most exciting and creative music being made today crosses stylistic boundaries and blends multiple traditions to create vital new sounds. Bay-area based Charged Particles features three of the country’s virtuosos doing just that in the electric jazz arena.... Continue reading...

Things to do in Corona: It’s Easy Being Green Recycling Event

Recycling Fair Graphic (2)The Corona Public Library is pleased to announce that its Teen Advisory Council (TAC) will be presenting the It’s Easy Being Green Recycling Event from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2013.  This family friendly event, which will be a fund-raiser to purchase updated materials for the Teen collection, will include recycling areas, educational stations and fun crafts for the whole family.... Continue reading...

Things to do in Corona for Jazz Lovers

CPL anniversaryIn 1971, the second Corona Public Library building opened its doors at Sixth & Main Street. The building was 19,016 square feet, could accommodate 60,000 books, had a seating capacity of 100 and parking capacity of 57.  By the late 1980s the library had outgrown the building, so staff, volunteers, and community members began fundraising and lobbying for a new library building.... Continue reading...

Things to do in Corona: Book-a-Palooza Book Fair

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Book-a-Palooza is Tuesday, June 4, 2013 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Be at the Corona Public Library [MAP] to kick off the Summer Reading Program, Reading is SOOOOO Delicious!  There’s a Summer Reading Program for every age, so the whole family can register. While you’re there be sure to stop at the Sweet Stop food truck and pick up a corn dog or a funnel cake (or both). ... Continue reading...

Things to do in Corona: Vintage Home Tour

WICC3Women’s Improvement Club of Corona (WICC) is one of the oldest non-profit clubs in Corona and it’s clubhouse on the corner of Main and Eleventh [MAP] is Celebrating its Centennial this Saturday.

The club was started in 1888 and since then has had a deep history in the establishment of Corona.... Continue reading...

Things to do in Corona: Ahoy, Pirates at the Library

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It’s time for the 3rd annual Night at the Library.  This year’s theme is Ahoy, Pirates!  A $5 ticket gets you a Pirate Booty Dinner (hot dogs, chips, and a sweet treat); a Pirate Adventure performance by Christopher Yates; a chance to make your own balloon pirate creation with Balloon Storyteller Annie Banannie; crafts; and a great excuse to dress up like a pirate for an evening.... Continue reading...