Foster Library - Local artists show off their work, giving brief demonstrations at this dynamic event.
Foster Library - A free class to learn the basics of playing the ukulele. Don't have a ukulele? Check one out at the library!
Foster Library - Come join us as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of READ Ventura County Library in downtown Ventura. Meet local Literacy Providers and enjoy a Friends of the Library book sale, the PAWs dogs, a food truck, music, and more.
Foster Library - Our makerspace debuts our latest technology in this hands-on tutorial.
Foster Library - Professor Steven Norris will discuss the effects of the 2013 Springs Fire on the native flora Coastal Sage of the Santa Monica Mountains.
Foster Library - Alan Salazar of the Chumash Maritime Association will share the story of the Chumash Tomol. The Chumash, originally based on the Santa Barbara coast and Channel Islands, used plank canoes called tomols for fishing and traveling between villages on the Pacific coast. The tomol was perhaps one of the most important tools in use by the Chumash.
Foster Library - An early literacy workshop for parents and caregivers of children ages 0-5 years old. Parents and caregivers will learn:
- The 5 early literacy practices children need to be reading ready
- How to make a story come alive!
- How to have fun with felt board rhymes & songs
- How to extend stories into activities that the whole family will enjoy
Off-site - Join us at the Boys & Girls Club’s Bill LeFevre Center located at 1929 Johnson Drive for a day of fun and education. The event will feature music, face painting, bubble rollers, laser tag, a jolly jumper, community information booths, carnival games, food, and, most importantly, positive interaction with the youth of your community!
Foster Library - Glenda Mahon, EMT, Educator at Action Preparedness Training will present information on what to do in a pet emergency. Learn when to call for emergency assistance for an injured pet and how to identify signs of breathing emergencies. Also, Glenda will give advice on assembling a pet-friendly first aid kit.
Foster Library - Come play the ukulele with other local musicians! This event is free and open to the public. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun!