Library activities keep kids busy during holidays


The Canyon Lake Library will be closed Friday November 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. It will be open regular hours on Saturday, November 28, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Toddler Story Times will continue through the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year. This program for children 3 years and younger meets at 11 a.m. every Monday.

Also on Monday, November 30, the Family Movie program will feature the new feature movie “Inside Out.” The free movie program begins at 4 p.m. and includes popcorn.

Miss Ginny’s Story time on Friday December, 4 will center around the theme of cookies. The Preschool Craft and Story Time includes music, stories and a craft.

Spanish Time will continue through the holidays on the scheduled first and third Mondays at 3 p.m., making December 7 the next date for the grades K-5 program building bilingual vocabulary and literacy.

The Canyon Lake Library programs are supported by Friends of the Canyon Lake Library for costs of materials, movies, entertainers and other program expenses.

The Canyon Lake Library is located inside the City Hall building. It’s open Mondays, 10 to 7, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 to 6, and Saturdays 10 to 3. It’s closed Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. The Canyon Lake Library is a member of the Riverside County Library System ( honoring cards and returns from other affiliated libraries. For more information, call 951-244-9181.

Upcoming at the Library

Friday, December 4, 11:30 a.m. – Miss Ginny’s Story Time with stories, music and craft for preschool age children, themed around cookies.

Monday, December 7, 11 a.m. – Toddler Story Time – Stories, rhymes and interactive play designed for literacy development of children up to 3 years of age.

Monday, December 7, 3 p.m. – Spanish Time for Children K-5 – Activities to expose children to Spanish language words and concepts.

Monday, December 14, 11 a.m. – Toddler Story Time

Friday, December 18, 11:30 a.m. – Miss Ginny’s Story Time with stories, music, craft and special yogurt treat themed around the North Pole.

Monday, December 21, 11 a.m. – Toddler Story Time

Monday, December 21, 3 p.m. – Spanish Time for children K-5

Friday, December 25, LIBRARY CLOSED for Christmas Holiday. The library will be open Saturday, December 26, standard hours of 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday, December 28, 11 a.m. – Toddler Story Time