Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

  All libraries will be closing at 5pm Wednesday Nov. 26th.
Thursday Nov. 27 all branches will be closed.
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Final Ukulele Class of the Year @ Foster

Have you heard about E.P. Foster Library's ukulele lending program? Well on Saturday, November 22, the library will host its final beginner ukulele class for the year!

This class is open to all ages and skill levels. You can bring your own ukulele or one that you've borrowed from the library. Come learn the basics of playing this fun instrument!

It all starts at 11 a.m. in the Topping Room. Whether you can make it by or not, remember that our ukulele jam sessions will continue every second and fourth Monday of the month. We hope to see you there!

Celebrate National Picture Book Month!

  • Read your favorite picture book to a little person.
  • Or take a peek at our special list of the books we love.
  • Tumblebooks offers wonderful selections in our eLibrary.

At just a few months of age an infant can listen to your voice and point to pictures, associate words to pictures and real life objects and learn the importance of language.

Give the gift of language and share a picture book today. 

 

Not Your Grandmother's Encyclopedia!

 

World Book Online
 Encyclopedias For a New Generation

  • Interactive Earth
  • Timelines
  • Tutorials
  • Life and Research Skills
World Book Online includes 23 subscription databases, every article in the print set as well as several thousand additional articles and the contents of every yearbook since 1922. The online version contains links to current web sites, magazine articles, primary source documents, a news section, and video and audio samples.  

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Global Issues in Context uses a wealth of resources to explain the historical and contemporary conditions necessary to understand global issues, conflicts and events.

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Worldcrunch translates articles from journalists with top news organizations and worldwide media sources in an effort to compensate for the decline in English-language foreign coverage. 

Debate with authority, be informed, win that argument once and for all.
The Ventura County eLibrary has all the tools you need 24/7. 

  Hands holding world

Prueter Library- Beginning Ukulele Classes

 

Learn to play ukulele in a day! 

Saturday December 13, 1pm

Adults and kids (7 and older) are welcome.  
Bring your ukulele and music stand if you have one. A limited number of ukuleles will be available.

Children under 10 must be accompanied by a
participating adult. 

Together, California Reads

CalReads YouTubeKnow about the great work our adult literacy READ staff and volunteers are doing? Perhaps you know an adult who may benefit from reading instruction.

See the CalReads video here

"What is more basic than the ability to read?" 
        -- Jackie Griffin, Director of Ventura County Library

"Your library is really a welcoming place and no one is going to judge you ..."
        -- Christy Aguirre, Librarian at Sacramento Public Library

"We're a nation of second chances. And the library is a place to provide that second chance."
        -- Rivka Sass, Director of Sacramento Public Library

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