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Library Telescope Program Launches

Today we are delighted to launch our Library Telescope Program to help foster scientific literacy, stimulate an interest in astronomy, and provide people who have never looked through…

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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 open!

The Observatory resumed daily public tours in the first full week in April 2022. There will be one tour daily at 9:30 am Mondays through Fridays that begins…

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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? Our philosophy for hosting our popular Stargazing Parties is to maximize the variety of astronomical objects we can share with the public….

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RMWF Writers Series

The Rancho Mirage Writers Festival Writers Series features an incredible lineup of free lectures featuring bestselling authors. Visit to learn more.

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Premier Programs

Premier Programs Donors and Rancho Mirage residents will no longer need to carry a separate “Gold Card” to take advantage of priority access to our most popular events…

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