Senior Services

Computer Classes | For Eyes and Ears that Need Assistance
Homebound Services | Bookclubs | Friends of the Library
Special Tours and Visits | Topics of Interest to Seniors

Learning is an adventure that spans a lifetime. The Rancho Cucamonga Library offers a great collection and services to those "young at heart":

Computer Classes

Computer Classes
Free computer classes are available throughout the month at both the Archibald and Biane Library Technology Centers. Please check the library calendar for class listings.

For Eyes and Ears that Need Assistance
The Library has over 5,000 books in large print, and almost 3,000 recorded books on CD available for check out. Come browse our extensive collection!

The Archibald Library offers free use of our VideoEye SideKick, a special device allowing you to magnify the text of books, magazines, and other printed material. It's simple to use and very effective. Our friendly staff will be happy to show you how to use it.

Homebound ServicesHomebound Services
"HouseCalls" is a free service that delivers library books to homebound patrons living in the City of Rancho Cucamonga. For an application, or more information, please call the library at (909) 477-2720 ext. 3903 or download an application.

Bookclubs
Love to read? Love to talk about the last good book you read with other book lovers? The library has 4 bookclubs just for adults: Bookclubs

Friends of the LibraryFriends of the Library
If you are interested in volunteering a few hours a week, why not join the Friends of the Library? The Friends run the Library's bookstore.

Special Tours and Visits
Library staff routinely do special tours or make visits to service clubs, group homes and schools. Click on the link for more information about arranging a tour of either the Paul A. Biane Library or the Archibald Library. If you would like someone from the Library to come and talk to your group, contact the Information Desk at (909) 477-2720 ext. 3977 (Biane) or ext. 3908 (Archibald).

 Topics of Interest to Seniors

  • Information and Research
    For your information needs, the library has several services; in person, in print and online.  Our reference librarians are here 7 days a week to find answers to your questions.
  • Senior magazines and newspapers
    The library subscribes to several magazines and newspapers that can be read in the library, read online or checked out, including the magazine AARP. In addition, we have free publications that may be found near the Information Desk.
  • Health and Wellness Information
    The Library has access to professional health publications via our online magazine collection. We can also help you find information on medical specialists, prescription and over-the-counter drugs, and diseases.
  • Investment Information
    Take stock of your investments and keep up with market trends. We subscribe to investment publications such as Barron's, the Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger's, Investor's Business Daily and Money.

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