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Ojai Library Presents: Rhythms and Songs Around the World

Come sing and play with Judy Piazza

 

Enjoy frame drums, native flutes and didgeridu.

 

Brought to you by Ojai Academy for the Arts

Saturday May 25, 11am

Judy Piazza is a percussionist, singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and recording artist who currently works with the Bravo Music Education Program through the Ojai Music Festival.

All ages welcome.

Ojai Library Presents: Charles Freericks

Charles Freericks will read from his hysterical book:

My Imaginary Friend Was Too Cool To Hang Out With Me

Saturday May 11 at 3pm

Mr. Freericks has enjoyed a successful career in television as an executive and executive producer.  As a young boy he wasn't always popular. The journey from "loserdom" to popularity takes many an amusing turn in his collection of true stories about growing up in New Jersey. 

For more information call the Ojai Library, 646-1639

WordFest 2013 at the Ojai Library

Ojai WordFest 2013 A festival of words, ideas and storiesintroducing Ojai to the world as a literary destination.If you love words, this is for you.  Workshops, discussions and readings at the library are free. Check here for dates and times.

Book Reading and Signing at the Ojai Library

Author Kevin Wallace will read from his book Shadow of the Turning on Saturday, March 16 at 1pm.

Featuring the work of Vietnamese artist Binh Pho, Shadow of the Turning focuses on art, philosophy and storytelling, yet is an entirely ficitonal story, blending the mythic worlds of fairy tale, fantasy, romance and adventure. Not surprisingly the characters find themselves journeying to Ojai where their lives are transformed.

Ojai Library Celebrates Chess!

Ojai Library invites anyone 10 years of age or older for free classes and open play.

Drop in on Tuesday, March 19 at 3pm. Chess boards will be provided or bring your own.

For more information call the Ojai Library 646-1639

Ojai Library Sunday Music Presents: Mark Parson and the Ventucky String Band

Mark Parson and the Ventucky String Band Sunday, December 23, 1-3pm at the Ojai Library

Matt Sayles, Dave White, Rick Clemens and Mark Parson combine their decades of musical experience into a thrilling musical ensemble that harkens back to a time when jazz bands featured banjo and bluegrass music. It was an excting new sound. 

Ventucky String Band, formed in 2010, will make you tap your toes and clap your hands to music reminiscent of dust-bowl era California and the roots of the "California Country" sound.

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the season, come on down and bring the family.

Ojai Library Presents: Mystery is Murder

Mystery is Murder, A Sisters in Crime Author's Panel

Three mystery authors explore the challenges of plotting the perfect crime - then solving it.

Saturday, November 3, 1 to 3pm at Ojai Library

Ojai Library Presents: The ABCs of Building an Opera

Opera

Opulent - Lavish - Exciting - Spectacular

How does such beauty get to the stage?

Steven Sharpe, director of Opera Santa Barbara knows. In a multi-media presentation featuring films from past operas and plans for the upcoming season Mr. Sharpe will explain the step-by-step process for coordinating the voices, music, sets and costumes required to bring your favorite opera to life.

Sunday, October 14, 3pm at Ojai Library

 
     

Ojai Library Zombie Lock-down

Zombies Invade Ojai Library

The Ojai Library is joining 71 public libraries nationwide in an all-night program featuring contests, author visits via Skype, Wii games, stories, movies, food and fun. Each library will post game scores to a dedicated website where national winners will be selected.

Zombies ages 10 to 16 are welcome.

SLEEP IS OPTIONAL. PARENT PERMISSION FORMS ARE MANDATORY!

Lock-down begins 6:30pm Friday August 3. Zombies will be released 8:00am Saturday August 4.

For more info: your Zombie contact is Julie Albright 646-1639

Knights in Training at the Ojai Library

Calling all aspiring knights!

More Summer Fun at the Ojai Library

Join us Thursday July 26th at 10:30am for a Knights in Training program. 

We will craft a shield, forge a sword and slay a dragon.

So boys and girls - grab your armour, suit up and head to the Ojai Library for some medieval fun. 

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