Tag Archives: Library

National Library Week and Teen Art Festival

It’s time to celebrate National Library Week! April 12 to April 18 are the official dates but the Corona Public Library’s Teen Advisory Council (TAC) is kicking it off a day early on Saturday, April 11 with a Teen Art Festival in the Community Room.

Traveling Student Art Exhibit Tour and Contest

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is pleased to announce the return of the traveling student art exhibit. To view the winning posters from last year, visit the Corona Public Library at 650 S. Main St. Corona, CA 92882 between Tuesday, March 10, 2015 and Tuesday, March 17, 2015. The exhibit includes all of the student winners within Southern California. This year, Corona’s very own student Katelyn Boshnich will represent Corona in the show. The traveling art show will be displayed in over 20 different locations within Southern California.

Job Readiness Programs at the Library

Did you know that these services are available at your local library? Job Readiness Programs Getting Your 1st Job Workshops Mock Interview Practices One-on-One Career Counseling Sessions Online Career & Job Resources

Corona Recreation Can Help You Land Your First Job

You’re never too young to be an entrepreneur and it’s never too early to start thinking about working as it builds confidence, a sense of responsibility, self-reliance, as well as your bank account. If you’re interested in finding your first job or even looking to expand on an existing one, the Library and Recreation Services has a ton of options for you!

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...