After acquiring her BS in Finance from the University of Tehran, she worked for two years in Iran until she was forced to flee the Islamic Regime when she was only twenty-three.
Married, with one daughter, her story recounts her journey of escaping Iran through the underground network across many borders.
Earth Day is an annual observance, held on April 22, to increase public awareness of environmental issues. Each year on Earth Day, millions of people throughout the world gather to clean up litter, to protest threats to the environment, and to celebrate progress in reducing pollution.¹
¹Hayes, Denis. "Earth Day." World Book Online Reference Center. World Book, 2012. Web. 13 Apr. 2012.
|Simi Valley Library, 11am||Family Storytime & Craft|
|E.P. Foster Library, 12pm||PAWS for Reading - read to dogs!|
|Avenue Library, 1-2:30pm||El Dia de los Niños / El Dia de
los Libros with music at 1pm
and storytelling at 1:30pm
|Ojai Library, 1-3pm||Check out a human book!|
|Ray D. Prueter Library, 1-3pm||The 2012 Spring Children's
Festival; special attraction:
PartiAnimalz Petting Zoo!
|Oak Park Library, 1-3pm||LEGOS in the Library - all ages
|In support of READ Ventura County
Library's Adult Literacy
|Participate in the Gold Coast
(bicycle) Ride for Literacy;
distances of 10, 30, 62 and 100 miles!
To enjoy a planting activity, stop by between 2 and 4pm on Tuesday, April 3 or Thursday, April 5 to plant a seed and create a plant life-cycle wheel.
Come and play board games and solve puzzles! Available daily during open hours the week of April 2nd.
Turn Your family history into a variety of interesting stories! Make your ancestors come alive on paper. Learn the most important elements of writing.
Each of us has a story from our ancestors or even our own story to tell. If these stories remain unwritten, how will your children know of their heritage? You'll be encouraged to write stories and experiences and turn your family history into a variety of interesting works - something your children will be proud of.
This program is especially suited for genealogists and aspiring authors.
NEA's Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that encourages every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss.
Join in the fun of Simi Valley's Annual Read Across America Celebration and celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday this Saturday, March 3 at Simi Valley Library from 10am to 12 noon. The event is free and includes performances and readings by special guests. There will be drawings for prizes, photo opportunities and much more!
In order to offer listeners an appreciation of jazz, Latimer will present a program featuring lively storytelling, group participation, entertaining demonstrations and live performance.
Gain a better understanding of the colorful and expressive American music genre of jazz! The entire family will enjoy this entertaining program.
This program is sponsored by the Simi Valley Friends of the Library
Artists Guild of Fillmore members Wana Klasen, Luanne Perez, Karen Browdy, Lois Freeman-Fox, Joanne King, Virginia Neuman (in the back row) and Jan Faulkner and Judy Dressler (front row left and middle) have just shown our Fillmore Library Supervisor, Cathy Krushell (front row right) their new group of paintings.
This is the 5th One-Per-Member-Mini-Show of original art by local artists on the north wall inside the Fillmore Library. The Library is located at 502 Second Street.
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Click here for the reasons:
1. Stock up on books to read, audio-books to listen to, and DVDs to watch during long car trips and family vacations.
2. Tired of sitting at home? Bring your family to play board games & solve puzzles (available daily during open hours Dec. 19-31).
3. Help your local feathered friends. Stop by between 2-4 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 27 or Thursday, Dec. 29 to make a pine cone bird feeder.
Holiday Hours at Oak View Library:
Monday-Thursday 1-6 pm, Saturday 10-2 pm
The library will be CLOSED Monday, Dec. 26 & Monday, Jan. 2 for the Christmas & New Year holidays.
Martha Miller is a writer, actor, director and producer rolled into one. She becomes Margaret Mitchell, the author of Gone with the Wind. What did this notable book mean to its author and the world?
Enjoy meeting Margaret Mitchell whose life changed the day Gone with the Wind was published. This program is sponsored by the Simi Valley Friends of the Library.