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Abigail Adams at Simi Valley Library!

Actress Judith Helton brings Abigail Adam, wife of John Adams to life. She will be speaking at Simi Valley Library on Saturday, May 19 at 2pm.

She weaves the tale of Abigail’s life into America’s struggle for freedom and salutes the female side of the American Revolution. Abigail will also bring tools from everyday life including a spinning wheel.

This program is for the whole family and is sponsored by the Simi Valley Friends of the Library.

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is observed nationally to recognize the contributions people of Asian and Pacific heritage have made to American culture.

Join in paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success.

Enjoy websites explaining the significance of the month, Asian American History (take the quiz), along with biographies of notable Asian Americans and more. Don't forget, you can use our eLibrary resources too!

First Sunday Music at the Ojai Library: Polecat Ramblers

The Polecat Ramblers return to the Ojai Library on Sunday May 6th at 1pm

Ramblers, David Roine (fiddle, guitar, mandolin and accordion) and Christian Gallo (guitar and five- and six-string banjos) play traditional old-timey acoustic fiddle tunes and string band music.

Join us for an hour of music from our nation’s history.

 

Please stand by - the library catalog is not fully functional

We are having technical difficulties - some catalog searches are not functioning correctly.

We expect to have the catalog fixed sometime Monday, June 25.

We apolgize for the service interruption and thank you for your patience!

Author Niki Bahara at Fillmore Library!

Author Niki Bahara will present her award winning book Unpaved Road at the Fillmore Library on Saturday, April 21 at 10am.

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.

Celebrate Earth Day!

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

There are many events in and around Ventura County! To name a few:
Day of Learning at Simi Valley
Beautify McGrath State Beach
United Way Beach Cleanup

Reduce waste? * Earth friendly crafts? * More earth friendly crafts? How will you celebrate Earth Day?

¹Hayes, Denis. "Earth Day." World Book Online Reference Center. World Book, 2012. Web. 13 Apr. 2012.

Ojai Library Presents: Check Me Out, the Human Library

What is a Human Library?

It is a unique experience, an opportunity to explore a subject, a book and its author.

Saturday April 28th from 1pm until 3pm Ojai Library's first ever Human Library will be available for 30 minute loan.

Choose a subject, check out the Human Book and turn its pages.

For more information click: HERE

To insure your book is available - reservations suggested, 646-1639

Celebrate National Library Week! April 8-14, 2012

Celebrate National Library Week @ Ventura County Library, April 8-14, 2012!

Every day across the country, libraries open their doors to everyone: students, parents, seniors, teachers, writers, artists, job seekers, entrepreneurs, readers, gamers, movie lovers and travel buffs.

Visit your local library and let them know how important they are to you. Tuesday, April 10 is National Library Workers Day.

Website maintenance, Saturday evening, April 7, 9-11pm PDT

Maintenance on our website host servers will take place this Saturday, April 7, from 9 to 11pm PDT.

During this period, our web site at vencolibrary.org will be unavailable.

Our eLibrary page will still be available if you bookmark a direct link.

Our library catalog will still be available if you bookmark a direct link.

Thank you for your patience!

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