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Stop Identity Theft Program

Stop Identity Theft Program - Document On-Site Shredding Event

To help stop identity theft and as a service to our residents, the City of Murrieta City Clerk Department is hosting a FREE Document On-Site Shredding Event. The event will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. or until the truck is filled to capacity. Residents may bring up to FIVE banker-sized boxes per trip, to the back parking lot of City Hall.

Items that may be included are paper documents such as legal, medical, financial, tax, bank, photos, and credit card statements (no need to remove staples or paper clips). Residents may also bring credit cards and CDs. No businesses please.

For more information on this event, please call (951) 461-6013.


Spring Events for Adults at the Murrieta Public Library

MURRIETA, CA – The Murrieta Public Library’s Adult Services Department offers a diverse array of activities for the spring season!

The Library now hosts two book clubs open to everyone ages 18 and older. The “Murrieta Book Club” discusses both fiction and nonfiction books the first Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. The February 6 selection is “The Lost City of the Monkey God”, by Douglas Preston. A new, monthly, personal development book club, The “Power of You! Book Club”, meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Focusing on positive thinking and personal growth, the February 27selection is “The Power of Now”, by Eckhart Tolle. Copies of the book selections are located at the Adult Reference Desk. (Community Room)

The Murrieta Valley Historical Society presents bi-monthly history talks the first Monday of every other month, at 6:00 p.m. March 12’s event will be “Murrieta Fire: A Brief History”. These historical talks are co-sponsored by MVHS and the Murrieta Public Library, and feature a new guest speaker each month. (Community Room)

Kevin Cole of Basic ESL will teach English as a Second Language classes every Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. Mr. Cole will help students focus on improving their English speaking, reading, and writing skills.     (Study Room C)

Genealogy professional Karl Weiler offers general ancestry research and consultation assistance the fourth Monday of the month from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Participants can come any time during that time for help. Mr. Weiler has access to as well as other genealogical databases and websites to assist with your family needs. (Heritage Room)

On Wednesday, February 7, at 3:00 pm, Sheila James and Martha Tureen of the UCCE Master Gardeners of Riverside County will present “Edible Landscaping”, a program designed to teach the beginning and experienced gardener alike how to combine both function and beauty within a garden, by incorporating the use of food plants as design features. (Community Room)

Dr. Chris Boman will present an informational program about the “Gut and Brain Connection” on Tuesday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Boman will examine how crucial a healthy gut is to brain function and the importance of digestion, water and pre/probiotics for achieving proper gut health. Enhance mood, immunity and overall health with a healthy digestive system. (Community Room)

Artist and instructor Angela Koenig will demonstrate the basics of acrylic painting on Monday, April 23 at 4:00 p.m. Ms. Koenig, who has had several gallery and museum exhibitions, has been an artist for over 20 years. For this workshop, all materials will be provided, templates will be incorporated, and every participant will go home with a complete painting of their own creation. Space is limited to 20 adults. Passes are available 30 minutes before the activity. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Murrieta Library. (Community Room)

Participants must sign a waiver before they can participate in any Library program. These activities are free and open to the public. The Murrieta Public Library is located at 8 Town Square (Adams Avenue and Kalmia Street). For more information call (951) 304-BOOK (2665) or visit the Library’s web page at