Ventura County Library and Ventura County First 5 have partnered to help young children obtain their first library card.
During the month of November, any child that is 5 years old or younger, who receives their first Ventura County Library card will also receive a complimentary brightly colored, canvas READ bag to carry home their library books.
Stop in any of our 12 branch locations and join us. This promotion will run through November or until supplies last.
Tickets for the special advance, pre-release, benefit screening for San Buenaventura Friends of the Library (SBFOL) and the Ventura Film Society may be purchased at the following outlets: Trufflehound’s Fine Chocolates, Palermo, The Refill Shoppe B. on Main, and at the offices of the Ventura Visitors & Convention Bureau (101 S. California St., Ventura).
Please note! The remaining tickets are $90 “Library Benefit” ticket, which includes: pre-screening discussion, Screening and After-Party at Watermark Restaurant, 6-8pm.
Imagine Albert Einstein as he explains the Theory of Relativity in a fun, exciting way without mathematics or a knowledge of physics required.
This show will excite students and adults alike to look at workings of the universe with new eyes. We hope you find the time to come to see the show!
This event is sponsored by the Simi Valley Friends of the Library
Sylvia, a local author and Port Hueneme City Council member, will lead a discussion and Q&A on the history of Mexico’s Cristero Revolution.
Sylvia is the author of ABANDONED ANGELS, a forthcoming historical novel based on her family’s true story during the Cristero Revolution.
Refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Port Hueneme Library.
Stephanie Bettman and Luke Halpin create uplifting, original Folk/Americana/Blue Grass with Jazz and Blues influence. Ms. Bettman is an accomplished writer, singer and fiddler. Mr. Halpin is a renowned multi-instrumentalist, master of the guitar and mandolin and impressive on the fiddle and banjo.
Enjoy an afternoon of great music at Simi Valley Library!
Celebrate the finale of Simi Valley Library's first Summer Reading Program for Adults by attending an Author's Panel moderated by local author Alexis O'Neill on Saturday, August 18 at 2pm at Simi Valley Library.
Panelists will include Margaret Brownley, author of western romance and self-help; Jerilyn Farmer, author of contemporary mysteries; Jeri Westerson, author of historical mysteries set in medieval times and Diantha Ain, haiku poet.
A drawing for prizes for participants in Between the Covers Summer Reading Program for Adults will also be part of the festivities. Come join us!
Mars Science Laboratory mission is part of NASA’s Mars Exploration Program, a long term robotic exploration of the red planet. A rover named Curiosity, designed to assess whether Mars ever had an environment able to support small life forms, will be landing on Mars this August. Mars Science Laboratory Mission will begin the next decade of Mars exploration.
This presentation by Kirk Breitenbach, a spacecraft engineer who has worked for Jet Propulsion Laboratory for 22 years, will give an overview on this exciting mission to Mars. Mr. Breitenbach will describe the scientific purpose, engineering challenges and accomplishments, mission status and near term mission events.
Join Oak Park master planner/architect/environmentalist, Richard W. Smith, and find out how Oak Park became such a beautiful place to live.
Mr. Smith will show rare 1970s plans and area photographs. Come to the library and learn about your town!
Today, June 18 from 6:30 to 8pm, come to Oak Park Library to enjoy an evening with the library's lead architect/designer, James Weiner and Oak Park pioneer Ron Stark and learn about this award winning library building design.
The authors of Images of America: Oak Park will sign copies of their new book with the proceeds from book sales at this event benefiting the Oak Park Library.
That's right! Ventura County Library is offering adults a chance to join the fun this summer with the Adult Summer Reading Program, June 18 through August 18, 2012.