At its regular meeting Tuesday, April 6, Murrieta City Council members heard a presentation from Brian Ambrose Sr., program manager from the city’s Community Services Department, on what was accomplished in the past year during the COVID-19 pandemic. He also shared plans for the near future if things continue to improve.
Ambrose said the Murrieta Public Library, which is reopening with limited hours, April 12, stayed active during its mandated closure. The library, which is led by Elise Malkowski, deputy director of library services, offered eCards within a week of closing in March 2020, allowing hundreds of new patrons access to the library’s resources. Ambrose said it was the first library in southwest Riverside County to offer curbside services beginning in April 2020 and staff h