Established in a drugstore in 1923, the Valley Center Library was managed and funded by volunteers known as the Progressive Women’s Club, later to become the Friends of the Library.  As it grew, the library was moved into a small residential building which became the first Valley Center Public Library, serving the city and surrounding community. In 1985, a new library building was dedicated, and in 2018, the Library was moved into a brand new Community Center building in Lions Park.  The Library serves residents of the City of Valley Center and surrounding area, as well as out of town visitors and guests.