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E.P. Foster Library opens on Sundays!

The E.P. Foster Library is now offering additional hours of service. On January 9, 2011, over 400 people visited the Library during open hours (on Sundays from 1pm – 5pm).

On Sundays, Library users will have access to all services offered at the library during the week, including public computers, access to adult, children’s and young adult collections, in addition to circulation and research services.

The E.P. Foster Library weekly schedule now includes the following hours of service:
Monday – Thursday: 10am – 8pm
Friday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 1pm – 5pm

Post-Genre Music at Ojai Library with Dan Carrigan

Enjoy independent, post-genre music played by Dan Carrigan on acoustic guitar at Ojai Library Sunday, January 9 at 1pm.

Post-Genre music has been described as quirky intellectual pop. Listen to samples at www.myspace.com/dancarrigan

Mr. Carrigan's newest CD is a compilation of 19 songs from 8 CD’s. Come join in the fun!

Winter Stories at Ojai Library

Celebrate Winter with Stories of the Season at Ojai Library on Monday, December 20th at 6pm.

Readers will be: Peter Bellwood, Diana Goodrow, Antoinette Perrou, Abel Toarres and Ann Shrage. Come in - out of the cold!

Guitarist Barry Cooper - live!

Join us for a wonderful Sunday afternoon with guitarist Barry Cooper. Mr. Cooper will play selections from the music that is coming to be known as “The Great American Song Book” at the Ojai Library on Sunday December 5 at 1pm.

Mr. Cooper is a retired professional musician who has played with Natalie Cole, Waylon Jennings, Buddy Greco and many others. He will be joined by singer Ellen Johnson whose recordings have been featured in Down Beat Magazine, Jazz Times, and many other publications.

Photo by Susan Dean

 

 

A Winter's Tale by Alphabet Soup Puppeteers

Looking forward to winter break? Join Charley and the Alphabet Soup Puppeteers on Saturday, December 11 at 3pm in Simi Valley Library's Community Room.

Charley is also looking forward to winter break. He wants to have an adventure, not clean his room!  He dreams he learns to dance with a swan, sing with the sugar plum fairies, ride a skateboard and care about his family and friends.

Join us for this fun-filled program!

Celebrate Early literacy Nov. 6th!

Celebrate Early Literacy Month with the Ventura County Library at two special events on Saturday November 6, 2010:

The 1st World BookFest will be held from 9am - 2pm at Monte Vista Middle School.  Join us for multicultural stories and entertainment plus rescources for families.

The 5th annual Young Reader's StoryFest will be held in Ventura from 9am - 2pm at 255 W. Stanley Ave.

Join the celebration of stories, books and reading!

Student Strings at Ojai Library

Ojai Library and Amy Hagen, the Artistic Director of the Ojai Youth Symphony present a small string ensemble at the Ojai Library for the first Sunday in November.

The hour long program begins at 1 pm. Please join us for a restful afternoon, Sunday, November 7!

Bears at the Library?

Ojai Wildlife League presents a conversation with Marty Wall of the California Department of Fish and Game at Ojai Library on Tuesday, Nov. 9th at 7pm.

Learn about our local bears and how to live more humanely and harmoniously with them. Donations requested/accepted.

Move For Hunger Food Drive

Ventura County Library (VCL) is participating in the 2nd annual Move For Hunger holiday food drive. This is a campaign presented by VCL, Sheeler Moving and Food Share that extends through the month of November.

Unopened, nonperishable food items can be donated during the month of November at the following libraries: Avenue, Camarillo, Fillmore, E.P. Foster, Meiners Oaks, Oak Park, Oak View, Ojai and Ray D. Prueter. Expired food will not be accepted.

Sheeler Moving will deliver your donations to the food bank at the beginning of December. Donate to the closest library to help fight hunger this holiday season!

Gypsy Folk Ensemble at Simi Valley Library

The Gypsy Folk Ensemble are performing at Simi Valley Library on Sunday, November 14 at 3 pm

Holidays with Gypsy gives a glimpse of California's rich multicultural heritage as it explores the December holiday customs of several cultural groups: the Mexican-American tradition of Las Posadas, the Central European sources of Christmas customs such as the Christmas Tree and Santa Claus, the meaning of the eight day Jewish festival of Hanukkah, and the California roots of the African-American holiday and cultural celebration of Kwanzaa.

Celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza and Los Posadas with a colorful mixture of dances from various countries!

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