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Library and Observatory Management

Administrative Staff

Aaron Espinosa, Director -
Eric McLaughlin, Astronomer -
Robert Rekuc, Library Operations Manager -
TJ Hicks, Programs Coordinator -

Library Board / Council Members

The governing body of the Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory.

Iris Smotrich, Mayor -
G. Dana Hobart, Mayor Pro-Tem -
Charles Townsend, Council Member -
Ted Weill, Council Member -
Richard W. Kite, Council Member -
Isaiah Hagerman, City Manager -

Library and Observatory Advisory Commission

The Commission members are appointed by the City Council. The Commission advises the Library Board/City Council and City staff on the development, operation and maintenance of library and observatory services in the City.

Maureen Dunn
Steve Ezer
Michael Craft Johnson
Lois Reese
Dennis Steele
Ron Treat

We Are Here to Serve!

If you need any help beyond this website, we are at the library 9AM - 6PM, Monday through Saturday, and open late Wednesdays until 8PM. Please do not hesitate to call us at 760-341-7323 or send an email to!
Aaron Espinosa, Library Director

All of our programs are funded by the Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory Foundation

For more information, please call (760) 341-7323, extension 605.