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Knowledgeable, warm, and kind. These words describe the people you will meet when you visit your library. We take pride in our dedicated approach to exemplary customer service, making your library one of the top-rated libraries in California.

Our popular Collection is ever-expanding and always fresh. Browse our catalog now!

Our Library is known for its diverse offering of Programs, Events, & Exhibits. We invite you to experience programs that will broaden your horizons. Whether it’s music from top performers, engaging lectures, film discussions, family fun, or programs that showcase our community, you’ll always be glad you came.

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Wave Goodbye to Late Fees. We’ve Gone Fine Free!

The Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory is always striving to improve our services and offer more to the community. As many libraries have begun to do across the…

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The Observatory is currently closed to the public, however original programming continues online!

Although the Observatory is currently closed to the public, you can access past programming and join live virtual events on our YouTube Channel. Watch Now!

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Integrated Space Theater

The Rancho Mirage Observatory opened on March 25, 2018, and since then has provided thousands of residents and visitors the opportunity to connect with the cosmos. In the…

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When Is the Next Stargazing Party?

When Is the Next Stargazing Party? We are not currently hosting stargazing parties.  However, when we do begin again – our philosophy for hosting our popular Stargazing Parties…

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Tuesdays–Saturdays:
9 am – 6 pm

The Observatory is currently closed to the public.

Library & Observatory
Advisory Commission

Frank Brightwell
Steve Ezer
Patrick Lambright (Technical Advisor)
Lois Reese
Joe Roberson
Ron Treat

City Council Liaisons
Council Member Hobart
Mayor Pro Tem Townsend

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We take pride in our dedicated approach to exemplary customer service