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   Thursday, April 24, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Lab
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class

  Information Literacy classes are now being offered at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You will have the opportunity to get help from our staff with job applications, resumes, uploading pictures, setting up social networking and e-mail accounts, and other computer tasks.



3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Storytime at Starbucks
Event Location: Starbucks Coffee in Banning
Contact: Candee Torrez   (951) 849-3192
Join us for a very special Storytime at the Starbucks Coffee Shop in Banning!  Come and read books, sing silly songs, and make a neat craft with us!  Each child will receive a FREE cup of chocolate milk!

All ages are welcome and it's FREE!!!

Starbucks Coffee
2270 West Ramsey St.
Banning, Ca 92220
(951) 922-3830

Banning Public Library
21 W. Nicolet
Banning, CA 92220
(951) 849-3192



   Saturday, April 26, 2014
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime & Craft
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   (951) 849-3192 x229
Join us for our Family Storytime & Craft every Saturday morning as we read fun books, sing silly songs, and do a fun craft!  All ages are welcome!


   Monday, April 28, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rock 'n' Read
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Darnise Wiggins   (951) 849-3192
Join Miss Darnise for our Rock 'n' Read Storytime!  There will be fun books, silly songs, and much more!  All ages are welcome and it's FREE!



   Tuesday, April 29, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Lab
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class

  Information Literacy classes are now being offered at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You will have the opportunity to get help from our staff with job applications, resumes, uploading pictures, setting up social networking and e-mail accounts, and other computer tasks.



4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Bilingual Storytime/Lectura de Cuentos
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Candee Torrez   (951) 849-3192
Join us for a Bilingual Storytime at the Banning Public Library.  Miss Candee reads books and sings songs in both English and Spanish.

Únase con nosotros para una hora de cuentos en la Biblioteca Publica de Banning. Miss Candee lee libros y canta las canciones en Inglés y Español.



   Wednesday, April 30, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Tales Storytime
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   (951) 849-3192
Bring your little ones to our Toddler Tales Storytime for a half-hour of fun books, silly songs, and great activities!  Target ages are 0-3 (siblings are also welcome)  It's FREE!


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tween Program: Gaming! *Ages 9-12*
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
All Tweens, ages of 9-12, are invited to join our fun Gaming program!  Don't miss out on a FREE, fun-filled hour of video games, board games, card games, and much more!



   Thursday, May 01, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Lab
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class

  Information Literacy classes are now being offered at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You will have the opportunity to get help from our staff with job applications, resumes, uploading pictures, setting up social networking and e-mail accounts, and other computer tasks.



2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Teens: Candy Sushi Program
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
Do you like sushi?  Well, I'm sure you like candy.

Join us in making adorable sushi look-alikes from Rice Krispies, gummy worms, and other pre-made candies.  Don't miss out on all the yummy goodness!  Teens, ages 13-18, are welcome to attend.



   Saturday, May 03, 2014
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime & Craft
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   (951) 849-3192 x229
Join us for our Family Storytime & Craft every Saturday morning as we read fun books, sing silly songs, and do a fun craft!  All ages are welcome!


   Monday, May 05, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rock 'n' Read
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Darnise Wiggins   (951) 849-3192
Join Miss Darnise for our Rock 'n' Read Storytime!  There will be fun books, silly songs, and much more!  All ages are welcome and it's FREE!



   Tuesday, May 06, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Computer Basics Class
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class

  Information Literacy classes are now being offered at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You will have the opportunity to get help from our staff with job applications, resumes, uploading pictures, setting up social networking and e-mail accounts, and other computer tasks.



4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Bilingual Storytime/Lectura de Cuentos
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Candee Torrez   (951) 849-3192
Join us for a Bilingual Storytime at the Banning Public Library.  Miss Candee reads books and sings songs in both English and Spanish.

Únase con nosotros para una hora de cuentos en la Biblioteca Publica de Banning. Miss Candee lee libros y canta las canciones en Inglés y Español.



   Wednesday, May 07, 2014
9:00 AM -
Library Board Meeting
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Banning Library Conference Room
21 W. Nicolet
Banning, CA 92220



10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Tales Storytime
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   (951) 849-3192
Bring your little ones to our Toddler Tales Storytime for a half-hour of fun books, silly songs, and great activities!  Target ages are 0-3 (siblings are also welcome)  It's FREE!


   Thursday, May 08, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Lab
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class

  Information Literacy classes are now being offered at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You will have the opportunity to get help from our staff with job applications, resumes, uploading pictures, setting up social networking and e-mail accounts, and other computer tasks.



   Saturday, May 10, 2014
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime & Craft
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   (951) 849-3192 x229
Join us for our Family Storytime & Craft every Saturday morning as we read fun books, sing silly songs, and do a fun craft!  All ages are welcome!


   Monday, May 12, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rock 'n' Read
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Darnise Wiggins   (951) 849-3192
Join Miss Darnise for our Rock 'n' Read Storytime!  There will be fun books, silly songs, and much more!  All ages are welcome and it's FREE!



4:30 PM -
Friends of the Library Meeting
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
The Friends monthly meeting will be held today in the library's conference room at 4:30pm



   Tuesday, May 13, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Email / Internet Basics Class
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class

  Information Literacy classes are now being offered at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You will have the opportunity to get help from our staff with job applications, resumes, uploading pictures, setting up social networking and e-mail accounts, and other computer tasks.



4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Bilingual Storytime/Lectura de Cuentos
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Candee Torrez   (951) 849-3192
Join us for a Bilingual Storytime at the Banning Public Library.  Miss Candee reads books and sings songs in both English and Spanish.

Únase con nosotros para una hora de cuentos en la Biblioteca Publica de Banning. Miss Candee lee libros y canta las canciones en Inglés y Español.



   Wednesday, May 14, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Tales Storytime
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   (951) 849-3192
Bring your little ones to our Toddler Tales Storytime for a half-hour of fun books, silly songs, and great activities!  Target ages are 0-3 (siblings are also welcome)  It's FREE!


   Thursday, May 15, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Lab
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class

  Information Literacy classes are now being offered at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You will have the opportunity to get help from our staff with job applications, resumes, uploading pictures, setting up social networking and e-mail accounts, and other computer tasks.



5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Family Night *Hawaiian Luau*
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
It's *Hawaiian Luau* time again!  Join us for crafts, activites, a Hawaiian themed photo station, and much more!  Families of all ages are invited to attend!



   Saturday, May 17, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192

Many books to choose from at reasonable prices!  Rare books, Cookbooks, Autobiographies, Text books, Novels, Children's books, and more.

100% of the proceeds benefit Library Programs!

For more information, call the Banning Library at
951-849-3192




10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Asthma Program *ABC's of Asthma*
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   (951) 849-3192
The County of Riverside Department of Public Health Asthma Program offers FREE services to children ages 0-18  & senior adults (ages 55 and older) who suffer from asthma. 

Today, the Asthma Program will be at the Banning Library helping families learn how to control and manage asthma.
  Join us, it's FREE and all ages are welcome!



   Monday, May 19, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rock 'n' Read
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Darnise Wiggins   (951) 849-3192
Join Miss Darnise for our Rock 'n' Read Storytime!  There will be fun books, silly songs, and much more!  All ages are welcome and it's FREE!



   Tuesday, May 20, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Office Software Class
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class
Software Class

  Microsoft Office Software Classes are now being offered at the Library on the third Tuesday of the month.  Free training courses and tutorials on Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and much more!



1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Book Club - *Garden Spells*
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
Join the Banning Library's Book Club and enjoy discussing books, expressing your opinions, likes, dislikes, etc., with your fellow community members.  This month's book selection is as follows;

Book: Garden Spells
Author: Sarah Addison Allen



4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Bilingual Storytime/Lectura de Cuentos
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Candee Torrez   (951) 849-3192
Join us for a Bilingual Storytime at the Banning Public Library.  Miss Candee reads books and sings songs in both English and Spanish.

Únase con nosotros para una hora de cuentos en la Biblioteca Publica de Banning. Miss Candee lee libros y canta las canciones en Inglés y Español.



   Wednesday, May 21, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Tales Storytime
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   (951) 849-3192
Bring your little ones to our Toddler Tales Storytime for a half-hour of fun books, silly songs, and great activities!  Target ages are 0-3 (siblings are also welcome)  It's FREE!


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Stories & Tails *Therapy Dog Storytime*
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
Come and read books with our new therapy dog friends!  Enjoy an hour of fun with friendly dogs at the Banning Library!  It's FREE and all ages are welcome!

The Therapy Dogs are provided by Love on a Leash, the Yucaipa Chapter.  For more information, visit the following link;

http://www.loveonaleash.org/ pages/who.html



   Thursday, May 22, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Lab
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class

  Information Literacy classes are now being offered at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You will have the opportunity to get help from our staff with job applications, resumes, uploading pictures, setting up social networking and e-mail accounts, and other computer tasks.



   Saturday, May 24, 2014
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime & Craft
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   (951) 849-3192 x229
Join us for our Family Storytime & Craft every Saturday morning as we read fun books, sing silly songs, and do a fun craft!  All ages are welcome!


   Monday, May 26, 2014
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
LIBRARY CLOSED - Memorial Day
Event Location: Banning Public Library
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
The Banning Public Library is closed today for the holiday.  We will re-open for normal business hours on Tuesday, May 27th at 9:00am.



   Tuesday, May 27, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Family Tree *Genealogy* Class
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192

  Family Tree *Genealogy* classes are now being offered at the Library on the fourth Tuesday of the month.  Learn how to study and trace the lines of descent or development through birth records and genealogies.



4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Bilingual Storytime/Lectura de Cuentos
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Candee Torrez   (951) 849-3192
Join us for a Bilingual Storytime at the Banning Public Library.  Miss Candee reads books and sings songs in both English and Spanish.

Únase con nosotros para una hora de cuentos en la Biblioteca Publica de Banning. Miss Candee lee libros y canta las canciones en Inglés y Español.



   Wednesday, May 28, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Tales Storytime
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   (951) 849-3192
Bring your little ones to our Toddler Tales Storytime for a half-hour of fun books, silly songs, and great activities!  Target ages are 0-3 (siblings are also welcome)  It's FREE!


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tween Program: Gaming! *Ages 9-12*
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
All Tweens, ages of 9-12, are invited to join our fun Gaming program!  Don't miss out on a FREE, fun-filled hour of video games, board games, card games, and much more!



   Thursday, May 29, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Lab
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class

  Information Literacy classes are now being offered at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You will have the opportunity to get help from our staff with job applications, resumes, uploading pictures, setting up social networking and e-mail accounts, and other computer tasks.



3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Storytime at Starbucks
Event Location: Starbucks Coffee in Banning
Contact: Candee Torrez   (951) 849-3192
Join us for a very special Storytime at the Starbucks Coffee Shop in Banning!  Come and read books, sing silly songs, and make a neat craft with us!  Each child will receive a FREE cup of chocolate milk!

All ages are welcome and it's FREE!!!

Starbucks Coffee
2270 West Ramsey St.
Banning, Ca 92220
(951) 922-3830

Banning Public Library
21 W. Nicolet
Banning, CA 92220
(951) 849-3192



   Saturday, May 31, 2014
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Summer Reading Program Starts Today! **Paws to Read**
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
The Summer Reading Program runs from May 31st through August 9th.  Sign-up in the Children's Room to win free prizes for reading books!



10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime & Craft
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   (951) 849-3192 x229
Join us for our Family Storytime & Craft every Saturday morning as we read fun books, sing silly songs, and do a fun craft!  All ages are welcome!


   Monday, June 02, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rock 'n' Read
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Darnise Wiggins   (951) 849-3192
Join Miss Darnise for our Rock 'n' Read Storytime!  There will be fun books, silly songs, and much more!  All ages are welcome and it's FREE!



   Tuesday, June 03, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Computer Basics Class
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class

  Information Literacy classes are now being offered at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You will have the opportunity to get help from our staff with job applications, resumes, uploading pictures, setting up social networking and e-mail accounts, and other computer tasks.



10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Bilingual Storytime/Lectura de Cuentos
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Candee Torrez   (951) 849-3192
Join us for a Bilingual Storytime at the Banning Public Library.  Miss Candee reads books and sings songs in both English and Spanish.

Únase con nosotros para una hora de cuentos en la Biblioteca Publica de Banning. Miss Candee lee libros y canta las canciones en Inglés y Español.



   Wednesday, June 04, 2014
9:00 AM -
Library Board Meeting
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Banning Library Conference Room
21 W. Nicolet
Banning, CA 92220



10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Tales Storytime
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   (951) 849-3192
Bring your little ones to our Toddler Tales Storytime for a half-hour of fun books, silly songs, and great activities!  Target ages are 0-3 (siblings are also welcome)  It's FREE!


   Thursday, June 05, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Lab
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class

  Information Literacy classes are now being offered at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You will have the opportunity to get help from our staff with job applications, resumes, uploading pictures, setting up social networking and e-mail accounts, and other computer tasks.



4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SRP *Animal Magician - John Abrams*
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
Help us kick-off the summer reading program at our Animal Magic Show!!!  John Abrams combines magic, comedy, music and live exotic pets!  Don't miss out on all the fun!

The Summer Reading Program runs from May 31st through August 9th.  Sign-up in the Children's Room to win free prizes for reading books!



   Saturday, June 07, 2014
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime & Craft
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   (951) 849-3192 x229
Join us for our Family Storytime & Craft every Saturday morning as we read fun books, sing silly songs, and do a fun craft!  All ages are welcome!


   Monday, June 09, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rock 'n' Read
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Darnise Wiggins   (951) 849-3192
Join Miss Darnise for our Rock 'n' Read Storytime!  There will be fun books, silly songs, and much more!  All ages are welcome and it's FREE!



4:30 PM -
Friends of the Library Meeting
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
The Friends monthly meeting will be held today in the library's conference room at 4:30pm



   Tuesday, June 10, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Email / Internet Basics Class
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class

  Information Literacy classes are now being offered at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You will have the opportunity to get help from our staff with job applications, resumes, uploading pictures, setting up social networking and e-mail accounts, and other computer tasks.



10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Bilingual Storytime/Lectura de Cuentos
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Candee Torrez   (951) 849-3192
Join us for a Bilingual Storytime at the Banning Public Library.  Miss Candee reads books and sings songs in both English and Spanish.

Únase con nosotros para una hora de cuentos en la Biblioteca Publica de Banning. Miss Candee lee libros y canta las canciones en Inglés y Español.



4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teens SRP *Duct Tape Creations*
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
Come and show your creative side by making neat and functional things out of duct tape!  It's easy, fun, and FREE!  All teens are welcome to participate.

Come and see just how easy it is to create a beautiful and functional rose pen! Not into flowers? Then how about a duct tape wallet? We will have many colors and patterns of duct tape to choose from and a laptop on hand for additional inspiration via YouTube. - See more at: http://www.hcpl.net/content/teen-program-duct-tape-crafts#sthash.N26NlzWW.dpuf

Come and see just how easy it is to create a beautiful and functional rose pen! Not into flowers? Then how about a duct tape wallet? We will have many colors and patterns of duct tape to choose from and a laptop on hand for additional inspiration via YouTube. - See more at: http://www.hcpl.net/content/teen-program-duct-tape-crafts#sthash.N26NlzWW.dpuf
Come and see just how easy it is to create a beautiful and functional rose pen! Not into flowers? Then how about a duct tape wallet? We will have many colors and patterns of duct tape to choose from and a laptop on hand for additional inspiration via YouTube. - See more at: http://www.hcpl.net/content/teen-program-duct-tape-crafts#sthash.N26NlzWW.dpuf
Come and see just how easy it is to create a beautiful and functional rose pen! Not into flowers? Then how about a duct tape wallet? We will have many colors and patterns of duct tape to choose from and a laptop on hand for additional inspiration via YouTube. - See more at: http://www.hcpl.net/content/teen-program-duct-tape-crafts#sthash.N26NlzWW.dpuf



   Wednesday, June 11, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Tales Storytime
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   (951) 849-3192
Bring your little ones to our Toddler Tales Storytime for a half-hour of fun books, silly songs, and great activities!  Target ages are 0-3 (siblings are also welcome)  It's FREE!


   Thursday, June 12, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Lab
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class

  Information Literacy classes are now being offered at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You will have the opportunity to get help from our staff with job applications, resumes, uploading pictures, setting up social networking and e-mail accounts, and other computer tasks.



4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SRP *Stories & Tails - Puppy Program*
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
Join us for this wonderful Stories & Tails program at the library!  This program encourages children to read by providing a non-judgmental listener and furry friend!  A simple craft will also be included!

The Summer Reading Program runs from May 31st through August 9th.  Sign-up in the Children's Room to win free prizes for reading books!



   Saturday, June 14, 2014
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime & Craft
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   (951) 849-3192 x229
Join us for our Family Storytime & Craft every Saturday morning as we read fun books, sing silly songs, and do a fun craft!  All ages are welcome!


   Monday, June 16, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rock 'n' Read
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Darnise Wiggins   (951) 849-3192
Join Miss Darnise for our Rock 'n' Read Storytime!  There will be fun books, silly songs, and much more!  All ages are welcome and it's FREE!



   Tuesday, June 17, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Office Software Class
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class
Software Class

  Microsoft Office Software Classes are now being offered at the Library on the third Tuesday of the month.  Free training courses and tutorials on Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and much more!



10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Bilingual Storytime/Lectura de Cuentos
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Candee Torrez   (951) 849-3192
Join us for a Bilingual Storytime at the Banning Public Library.  Miss Candee reads books and sings songs in both English and Spanish.

Únase con nosotros para una hora de cuentos en la Biblioteca Publica de Banning. Miss Candee lee libros y canta las canciones en Inglés y Español.



1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Book Club - *Loving Frank*
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
Join the Banning Library's Book Club and enjoy discussing books, expressing your opinions, likes, dislikes, etc., with your fellow community members.  This month's book selection is as follows;

Book: Loving Frank
Author: Nancy Horan



   Wednesday, June 18, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Tales Storytime
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   (951) 849-3192
Bring your little ones to our Toddler Tales Storytime for a half-hour of fun books, silly songs, and great activities!  Target ages are 0-3 (siblings are also welcome)  It's FREE!


   Thursday, June 19, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Lab
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class

  Information Literacy classes are now being offered at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You will have the opportunity to get help from our staff with job applications, resumes, uploading pictures, setting up social networking and e-mail accounts, and other computer tasks.



4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SRP *San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency*
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192

California is suffering from a drought so we cannot afford to waste any water.  The good news is there are lots of simple ways to reduce the amount of water that we use at home, both inside and outside.  If we all work together, we can make a difference for California’s future.  Learn new ways to conserve indoors and outdoors at the library's FREE Summer Reading Program!

The Summer Reading Program runs from May 31st through August 9th.  Sign-up in the Children's Room to win free prizes for reading books!



   Saturday, June 21, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192

Many books to choose from at reasonable prices!  Rare books, Cookbooks, Autobiographies, Text books, Novels, Children's books, and more.

100% of the proceeds benefit Library Programs!

For more information, call the Banning Library at
951-849-3192




10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime & Craft
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   (951) 849-3192 x229
Join us for our Family Storytime & Craft every Saturday morning as we read fun books, sing silly songs, and do a fun craft!  All ages are welcome!


   Monday, June 23, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rock 'n' Read
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Darnise Wiggins   (951) 849-3192
Join Miss Darnise for our Rock 'n' Read Storytime!  There will be fun books, silly songs, and much more!  All ages are welcome and it's FREE!



   Tuesday, June 24, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Family Tree *Genealogy* Class
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192

  Family Tree *Genealogy* classes are now being offered at the Library on the third Tuesday of the month.  Learn how to study and trace the lines of descent or development through birth records and genealogies.



10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Bilingual Storytime/Lectura de Cuentos
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Candee Torrez   (951) 849-3192
Join us for a Bilingual Storytime at the Banning Public Library.  Miss Candee reads books and sings songs in both English and Spanish.

Únase con nosotros para una hora de cuentos en la Biblioteca Publica de Banning. Miss Candee lee libros y canta las canciones en Inglés y Español.



4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teens SRP *Mustache Madness*
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
All teens are invited to our Mustache Madness party!  Come and make your own 'stache and other costume-like creations!...join the fun, it's FREE!



   Wednesday, June 25, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddler Tales Storytime
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   (951) 849-3192
Bring your little ones to our Toddler Tales Storytime for a half-hour of fun books, silly songs, and great activities!  Target ages are 0-3 (siblings are also welcome)  It's FREE!


   Thursday, June 26, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Lab
Event Location: Main Adult Reading Area
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192
Basic Computer
E-mail Basics
Computer Lab
Database Class

  Information Literacy classes are now being offered at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You will have the opportunity to get help from our staff with job applications, resumes, uploading pictures, setting up social networking and e-mail accounts, and other computer tasks.



1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Storytime at Starbucks
Event Location: Starbucks Coffee in Banning
Contact: Candee Torrez   (951) 849-3192
Join us for a very special Storytime at the Starbucks Coffee Shop in Banning!  Come and read books, sing silly songs, and make a neat craft with us!  Each child will receive a FREE cup of chocolate milk!

All ages are welcome and it's FREE!!!

Starbucks Coffee
2270 West Ramsey St.
Banning, Ca 92220
(951) 922-3830

Banning Public Library
21 W. Nicolet
Banning, CA 92220
(951) 849-3192



4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SRP *Pacific Animal Production*
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
Pacific Animal Productions has been dedicated to conserving wildlife and endangered species while educating people about the wonders of wildlife.  Join us for this free exotic animal show at the library!

The Summer Reading Program runs from May 31st through August 9th.  Sign-up in the Children's Room to win free prizes for reading books!



   Saturday, June 28, 2014
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime & Craft
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   (951) 849-3192 x229
Join us for our Family Storytime & Craft every Saturday morning as we read fun books, sing silly songs, and do a fun craft!  All ages are welcome!


   Monday, June 30, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rock 'n' Read
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Darnise Wiggins   (951) 849-3192
Join Miss Darnise for our Rock 'n' Read Storytime!  There will be fun books, silly songs, and much more!  All ages are welcome and it's FREE!



   Wednesday, July 02, 2014
9:00 AM -
Library Board Meeting
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Banning Library Conference Room
21 W. Nicolet
Banning, CA 92220



   Thursday, July 03, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SRP *Ice Cream Social*
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
Join us for our annual Ice Cream Social at the library!  Enjoy some outdoor activities, yummy ice cream, and much more!  Children and teens are welcome to participate and it's all FREE!

The Summer Reading Program runs from May 31st through August 9th.  Sign-up in the Children's Room to win free prizes for reading books!



   Tuesday, July 08, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teens SRP *Cubee Craft Creations*
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
Become a Cubee artist and have loads of fun while you're at it!  All teens are invited to join our Cubee Craft Creations program...it's FREE!



   Thursday, July 10, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SRP *UCR Dept. of Entomology*
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
Join us today for our Summer Reading "Bug Program"  Come and learn about insects and related arthropods.  All ages are welcome and it's FREE!

The Summer Reading Program runs from May 31st through August 9th.  Sign-up in the Children's Room to win free prizes for reading books!



   Monday, July 14, 2014
4:30 PM -
Friends of the Library Meeting
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
The Friends monthly meeting will be held today in the library's conference room at 4:30pm



   Thursday, July 17, 2014
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
SRP *Paws to Read - Riverside County Search Dogs*
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
Riverside County Search Dogs is a nonprofit search and rescue organization formed in 1990 of unpaid, professionals on call 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a week, dedicated to assisting in the search of missing persons.  Join us today as they teach us a little bit about what they do for our community and local areas.  All ages are welcome!

The Summer Reading Program runs from May 31st through August 9th.  Sign-up in the Children's room to win free prizes for reading books!



   Saturday, July 19, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192

Many books to choose from at reasonable prices!  Rare books, Cookbooks, Autobiographies, Text books, Novels, Children's books, and more.

100% of the proceeds benefit Library Programs!

For more information, call the Banning Library at
951-849-3192




   Tuesday, July 22, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teens SRP *End of Summer Chat & Chew*
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
Teens: You are invited to join the End of Summer Chat & Chew!  Celebrate the end of summer with yummy snacks and a discussion about movies, books, etc.  Also, we will be taking suggestions on what kind of future teen programs you'd like us to have at the library.

Don't miss out....it's FREE!



   Thursday, July 24, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SRP *Fire Memories Museum*
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
The Banning Public Library invites you to our "Fire Memories Museum" Program today!  The Fire Memories Museum is dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of fire fighting!  Come and learn about all the neat tools used to help fight fire!  All ages are welcome!

The Summer Reading Program runs from May 31st through August 9th.  Sign-up in the Children's Room to win free prizes for reading books!



   Thursday, July 31, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SRP *Stories & Tails - Puppy Program*
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
Join us for this wonderful Stories & Tails program at the library!  This program encourages children to read by providing a non-judgmental listener and furry friend!  A simple craft will also be included!

The Summer Reading Program runs from May 31st through August 9th.  Sign-up in the Children's Room to win free prizes for reading books!



   Wednesday, August 06, 2014
9:00 AM -
Library Board Meeting
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Banning Library Conference Room
21 W. Nicolet
Banning, CA 92220



   Thursday, August 07, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SRP *Magic by Eli*
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Andres Calderon   951-849-3192
The end of summer is nearly here, but who says we can't go out with a BANG!  Join us today for a stellar Magic Show performed by Eli Tanenbaum!  Don't miss out on the last program for this summer!  All ages are welcome!

The Summer Reading Program runs from May 31st through August 9th.  Sign-up in the Children's Room to win free prizes for reading books!



   Monday, August 11, 2014
4:30 PM -
Friends of the Library Meeting
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
The Friends monthly meeting will be held today in the library's conference room at 4:30pm



   Saturday, August 16, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192

Many books to choose from at reasonable prices!  Rare books, Cookbooks, Autobiographies, Text books, Novels, Children's books, and more.

100% of the proceeds benefit Library Programs!

For more information, call the Banning Library at
951-849-3192




   Wednesday, September 03, 2014
9:00 AM -
Library Board Meeting
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Banning Library Conference Room
21 W. Nicolet
Banning, CA 92220



   Monday, September 08, 2014
4:30 PM -
Friends of the Library Meeting
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
The Friends monthly meeting will be held today in the library's conference room at 4:30pm



   Saturday, September 20, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192

Many books to choose from at reasonable prices!  Rare books, Cookbooks, Autobiographies, Text books, Novels, Children's books, and more.

100% of the proceeds benefit Library Programs!

For more information, call the Banning Library at
951-849-3192




   Wednesday, October 01, 2014
9:00 AM -
Library Board Meeting
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Banning Library Conference Room
21 W. Nicolet
Banning, CA 92220



   Monday, October 13, 2014
4:30 PM -
Friends of the Library Meeting
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
The Friends monthly meeting will be held today in the library's conference room at 4:30pm



   Saturday, October 18, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192

Many books to choose from at reasonable prices!  Rare books, Cookbooks, Autobiographies, Text books, Novels, Children's books, and more.

100% of the proceeds benefit Library Programs!

For more information, call the Banning Library at
951-849-3192




   Wednesday, November 05, 2014
9:00 AM -
Library Board Meeting
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Banning Library Conference Room
21 W. Nicolet
Banning, CA 92220



   Monday, November 10, 2014
4:30 PM -
Friends of the Library Meeting
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
The Friends monthly meeting will be held today in the library's conference room at 4:30pm



   Saturday, November 15, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192

Many books to choose from at reasonable prices!  Rare books, Cookbooks, Autobiographies, Text books, Novels, Children's books, and more.

100% of the proceeds benefit Library Programs!

For more information, call the Banning Library at
951-849-3192




   Wednesday, December 03, 2014
9:00 AM -
Library Board Meeting
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Banning Library Conference Room
21 W. Nicolet
Banning, CA 92220



   Monday, December 08, 2014
4:30 PM -
Friends of the Library Meeting
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   951-849-3192
The Friends monthly meeting will be held today in the library's conference room at 4:30pm



   Saturday, December 20, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
Event Location: Conference Room
Contact: Robert Lippman   (951) 849-3192

Many books to choose from at reasonable prices!  Rare books, Cookbooks, Autobiographies, Text books, Novels, Children's books, and more.

100% of the proceeds benefit Library Programs!

For more information, call the Banning Library at
951-849-3192