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OUR "VILLAGE LIBRARY"

  • The Laguna Woods  Village Library is a community library, focused solely on Laguna Woods residents. We are a private library, independant from the Orange County Public Library.
  • To be a member of the Village Library, you just need to visit us and we'll use your Laguna Woods ID Card to get you entered into our separate Village Library computer system. You Can use this link to search for books and DVDs to check out when you visit or to put on reserve:  OnLine VILLAGE LIBRARY CATALOGUE
  • Our VILLAGE LIBRARY is staffed totally by volunteers from our Laguna Woods community. We have nearly 90 resident volunteers who do the heavy lifting needed to keep our Village Library funtioning and open for your use and enjoyment. These unpaid volunteers donate so many of their personal hours so that we can ALL enjoy the time treasured atmosphere of a community library.
  • Visit Us Often....We Aim To HELP You Keep Reading and Enjoying it!
  • OUR 2020 LIBRARY CLUB OFFICERS
  • Eileen Ordway, President
  • Linda Wida, Vice President
  • Bill Roland - Marlene Barkley, Co-Treasurers
  • Laurie Dunlap, Secretary


OUR RESIDENTS enjoy THE BEST OF BOTH LIBRARY WORLDS!

  • We Have Out Private "Village Library", Which Provides a Number of Unique Services In Addition to Lending Books
  •   Also Have Our Own Branch of OCPL, Our County's Library System, Providing Acces To Resources In It's 32 Branches
    • The City of Laguna Woods own branch of the OCPL system is located in our City Hall building.
    • Having or establishing an Orange COUNTY Public Library account gets you access to our county wide library system and its inventory. To get more info about our OCPL branch, click on the following link:  http://www.ocpl.org/libloc/lwoods

Contact Us


Visit Us At 24266 Calle Aragon, Laguna Woods, CA 92637

  • OPEN Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10am to 4pm
  • OPEN Wednesdays from 10AM until 7pm
  • OPEN Saturdays 10am to 1pm
  • CLOSED: ALL Sundays and  2020 Holidays  Listed as follows:
  • JAN 01, 20; FEB 17; MAY 25; JULY 04; SEPT 07; NOV 11, 26, 27; and, DEC 04, 24, 25, 31
  • Write Us      P.O. Box 2220, Laguna Hills, CA 92656
  • Phone Us:     949-597-4274
  • E-Mail Us:     lwvillagelibrary@yahoo.com  (NOTE: email is only checked once a day)

Directions

  • After passing the Gate 1 guard you need to be in the Left Lane.
  • At the first Stop Sign, turn left onto Calle Aragon.
  • Watch for the Library and Clubhouse 1 signs. Turn left into the Clubhouse 1 area, then immediately turn right. The Village Library is in the single story building on the right.
  • Parking is limited near the building. If there are no spots available, continue past the library. Turn left onto Calle Aragon and then take immediately left again into the Overflow Parking Lot. 

Village Library Book Clubs

  • In 2020  VILLAGE LIBRARY volunteers host monthly book discussions for 3 book clubs. 
  • Each book club meets at 6:00 PM on a different night of the month: 
    • 2ND MONDAY BOOK CLUB,
    • 3RD TUESDAY BOOK CLUB,
    • 4TH WEDNESDAY BOOK CLUB / AKA WOMEN'S VOICES BOOK CLUB
  • Members of each book club nominate and vote for that club's annual reading selections
  • Our Voting Process is followed Book Winners being announced usually in early December  
  • Current year book lists are available on a printed brochure at the library's front desk. The brochure is also available to download/print from this webspace by clicking below on the brochure title which appears under the "Documents" heading. 
  • We are pleased to welcome residents as new members of any of the VILLAGE LIBRARY BOOK CLUBS. Even if you have not had a chance to read the book, you might enjoy hearing what the book club members have to say about their experience reading it. Most of our meetings include some good laughs, and It can be so interesting how differently others can interpret the same words in the same book you both just read! Book Club discussions can broaden your perspective as well as be enjoyable and educational.
  • TO JOIN A BOOK CLUB, VISIT THE VILLAGE LIBRARY AND ASK AT THE FRONT DESK FOR OUR NEW MEMBER FORM. & FILL IN A NEW MEMBER FORM AT FRONT DESK.
  • Click on the following link to hear a TV6 chat about the Book Clubs -  LWV Book Clubs TV 6 Chat

EXPRESS RESERVE YOUR FAVORITE AUTHORS

  • Do you have a favorite author? 
  • Do you spend time trying to see when that author's next new book will be available for you check out at our Village Library? 
  • That next book can "just appear" on your account's Reserve List with the Village Library. To hear and see more about how you can make that happen, click on the link and watch it explained on -  Express Reserve How To On UTube

DISPLAY CASE COLLECTIONS

  • Our VIllage Library is fortunate to have a volunteer, Roberto Reyes, who owns a display case and as well as a number of collections. He also has an appreciation of other collectors and their collections and has arranged so many interesting displays for all of our visitors to see and enjoy. What a "Win-WIn" for all of us! 
  • While  we don't have a long term schedule of coming displays, we do know that the current collection in the display case involves model trains. And, for the month of March 2020, the case will house a display by our Laguna Woods Garden Club....come on over and have a look for yourself, as often as you like! 

ORIGINAL ART DISPLAYS BY LAGUNA WOODS ARTISTS CHANGED

  • Quarterly changing of original art works by local community artists, such as CHRISTINA CARTER HASKINS. This Laguna Woods resident hails from Detroit Michigan. She is a retired Biology teacher who is now listening to her inner artist as she is exploring different mediums.

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