The Ventura County Libraries have two exciting Summer Reading Programs held from June 10 through August 12, 2012: Dream Big for grades K-6 and Own the Night for grades 6-12. Teens also may volunteer at their local library branch to help run the programs.
Mr. Nifty, balloon artist extraordinaire, is the featured performer at the kickoff program in each library branch. See our kickoff program schedule for a library near you and our Kids' & Teen Events Calendar for all events!
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.
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!
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.
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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.
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
¹Hayes, Denis. "Earth Day." World Book Online Reference Center. World Book, 2012. Web. 13 Apr. 2012.
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
|Simi Valley Library, 11am||Family Storytime & Craft|
|E.P. Foster Library, 12pm||PAWS for Reading - read to dogs!|
|Avenue Library, 1-2:30pm||El Dia de los Niños / El Dia de
los Libros with music at 1pm
and storytelling at 1:30pm
|Ojai Library, 1-3pm||Check out a human book!|
|Ray D. Prueter Library, 1-3pm||The 2012 Spring Children's
Festival; special attraction:
PartiAnimalz Petting Zoo!
|Oak Park Library, 1-3pm||LEGOS in the Library - all ages
|In support of READ Ventura County
Library's Adult Literacy
|Participate in the Gold Coast
(bicycle) Ride for Literacy;
distances of 10, 30, 62 and 100 miles!