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Can We Pray For Rain?


In this ‘First Saturday Talk’ Ian James will examine the efficacy or paucity of putting our hands together in the ritual of petitioning prayer
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How effective is prayer?  Do we pray in solitude or in community? We may have had a hand in creating this crippling drought.  Can we put our hands together in prayer to help alleviate it?

Let's discuss this fascinating topic
Saturday May 1, 
2pm at the Ojai Library.

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Marie Bean at the Ojai Library

Would you like to improve your health?

Do it the "Lazy" way with the help of Australian author Marie Bean and her two successful books, 
Lazy Runner and Lazy Loser.

With good humor Marie Bean busts all the common myths about diet, exercise and fitness. Learn how to incorporate good eating and exercise into your daily routine without the stress of dieting.

Friday May 1, 3pm
Ojai Library

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Polar Bears of Churchill with Prof. Tommy Dickey, UCSB

 

Churchill, a town in Manitoba, Canada on the Hudson Bay,
is host to a large seasonal polar bear population making it the
"Polar Bear Capital of the World".

Professor Dickey will share pictures and videos of these
marvelous animals as well as information about their
behavior, habitat and the threat they face from climate change.

Saturday, March 21 at 2pm, Ojai Library

 

Towards a Sustainable Global Community

 

Ojai Library
will welcome Craig Quick,
an international broadcast developer, 
Saturday, January 31 at 2pm
to speak about
 "Achieving a Sustainable Global Community".

 

What Do We Mean When We Talk About Nature?

 

Join Karen Zedlick, Ph.D

Saturday December 13 

for an exploration of biotechnological advances

from a Catholic perspective.

Ojai Library 

3pm

 

Ojai Library Presents: Poetry in Music/Music in Poetry

 

 

In the tradition of the classical art song, where composers wrote music so poetry could be sung,
chamber jazz duo Primal Mates combines verse with voice, cello and vibraphone.

"A truly unique listening experience"

Tonight at 6:30pm 

Ojai Library

Ojai Library - Teen Talk

        Lighting Lamps for Understanding & Unity
                                With Priya Parkash 

Priya is hoping to alter U.S. perceptions of the Pakistan she    loves and empower teens to see the world in a new way.

        Join her for a discussion of family, celebrations and
                          daily life in her beloved  country.

                        Tuesday November 18, 6:30pm
                                        Ojai Library 
                          

  

 

Ojai Library - Culture, Food and Biotechnology

 

 Where do you stand on GMOs?

Join anthropologist Angela Kirwin, co-founder of Kirwin International Relief Foundation, for an anthropological perspective on how cultural identity influences our views on food and biotechnology.

We hope people on all sides of this issue will participate in a lively and civil dialogue on this controversial subject that affects us all.

Saturday, November 8, 3pm 
Ojai Library 


Sleepless in Ojai?

Battling Insomnia?

Come to the Ojai Library

Saturday, November 1st @ 2pm

Ian James will share his tips for a drug free sleep

Ian James is a retired psychotherapist, Buddhist practitioner, teacher and late blooming librarian.

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Ojai - Fiction Writing Essentials

Be a Better Writer!

Join Doug Taylor, author of Bogota by Bus,
for an interactive workshop 
on the essentials
of fiction development for writing novels.

Saturday, October 11 at 12:00

Doug will discuss plot development, dialogue, descriptive and action narrative, character development, and much more.

 
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