About the Library
Beaumont Library District appreciates the generous contributions from Laura May Stewart Trust,
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation,
California State Library's Info People Project,
and Beaumont Library District Friends of the Library which make these resources possible.
Beaumont Library District is a member of the Inland Library System.
The Library Board meets on the third Tuesday of the month a t 6:30pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
- Charles Ferrell 11/15
- David Layman 11/13
- Erica Grover 11/15
- Kim Tursky 11/13 Secretary
- Sabina Brady 11/13 President
Beaumont Library board
The District was established in August 1911 and the Carnegie funded building was opened in
1914. An addition was built in 1966. A community room was added in 1981. The library holdings
are 56,745 volumes. 14,490 registered borrowers utilize the collections. Currently, the District
provides library services to residents of the city of Beaumont, parts of the city of Banning, the
unincorporated Cherry Valley, and unincorporated areas of Riverside County, all of which lie
within the District boundaries.
The Beaumont Library District is committed to providing a friendly and approachable environment
that encourages people toward community involvement through acting as a partner, an educator, a
resource and guide upon which the public, businesses, educators and government can rely for
accurate, timely information, lifelong learning opportunities, recreational needs, intellectual
stimulation, and cultural enrichment. The Library District will strive to be a source of community
pride and will enrich the lives of residents of all ages by providing bridges to knowledge, culture
and leisure; by instilling the love of reading and the joy of learning; by promoting full and equal
access to information and ideas; and by responding to its changing environment, especially in the
areas of demographics, emerging technologies, and space and resource needs.
The Beaumont Library District gives residents of all ages the means to continue to learn throughout
their lives; to meet their recreational reading interests; to find, evaluate and use information in a
variety of formats; to get answers to their questions. We are committed to efficient and effective
library services. Special emphasis is placed on providing current, popular materials; encouraging
the youngest children to develop an interest in reading; providing timely, accurate and useful
information to residents of the District; and providing a community gathering place.
People of all ages in the Beaumont Library District's community will have the resources and
services to pursue their personal, recreational, business, career and lifelong learning goals.
Service Response: Current Topics and Titles - General Information
Library District residents will benefit from a dynamic library environment that provides a
community gathering place, brings people together at community events, and encourages people
to develop both a sense of community and involvement in the community.
Service Response: Commons
Children and families in the Beaumont Library District will be encouraged to participate in
activities which enhance basic literacy skills that build the ability to learn to read and write and
prepare them to fully participate in a literate community.
Service Response: Basic Literacy