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The Family Legacy Writing Workshop

Turn Your family history into a variety of interesting stories! Make your ancestors come alive on paper. Learn the most important elements of writing.

Author Linda Weaver Clarke joins us to give the Family Legacy Writing Workshop:
at Simi Valley Library on Thursday, March 15 from 6-8pm

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.

Happy Birthday Dr. Suess! Celebrate with Read Across America

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!

What's All That Jazz About at Simi Valley Library?

Shenole Latimer is an award winning saxophonist performing Sunday, February 5 at 2pm at Simi Valley Library.

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 Show at Fillmore Library

Artists Guild of FillmoreArtists 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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3 Reasons to Visit Oak View Library this holiday season!

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.

Margaret Mitchell: The Voice Behind Scarlett O'Hara at Simi Valley Library

Simi Valley Library presents Margaret Mitchell: The Voice Behind Scarlett O’Hara performed by Martha Abbey Miller on Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 2pm.

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.

A Holiday Celebration at Simi Valley Library

Join us Thursday, December 8 from 3-5pm as we celebrate the holidays with crafts, food, songs and stories.

The event is at Simi Valley Library and open to the whole family.

This program is presented at Simi Valley Library in partnership with the Moorpark/Simi Valley Neighborhood for Learning.

Come by and join the fun!

Simi Valley Library's Day of Storytelling

A Day of Storytelling is presented at the Simi Valley Library on Saturday, November 12.

Jim Cogan's energetic, often hilarious and always moving oral presentations will be featured.

"American Tall Tales" for children will be presented at 11am.

"Legends and Lore of America's Past" for adults will be offered at 2pm. 

Engaging audiences of all ages is a noted feature of his programs.

Horror in the Stacks at Prueter Library!

Ray D. Prueter Library's Teen Advisory Board invites teens and kids, ages 10-18, to a chilling stroll through the haunted library ... if you dare!!!

The haunting occurs Friday, October 28, 7:30 - 9pm.  Tickets required for entry. Pick up your free ticket at the library Oct. 20-28, as long as supplies last.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Port Hueneme Library.

Bilingual Storytime at Prueter Library

The Ray D. Prueter Library is featuring a bilingual storytime For ages 0-5 Mondays @ 3:30pm for 6 weeks Oct. 24-Nov. 28.

Programa Bilingüe hasta 5 años de edad Los lunes a las 3:30 pm para 6 semanas 24 de Octubre - 28 de Noviembre.

¡Hola amigos - mira allí! Hello friends - see you there!

 

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