Target = age 18 and older

Foster- San Buenaventura Friends of The Library BOOKSALE

Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 10:00am

San Buenaventura Friends of the Library Book Sale

  • Will be held in the Wright Library Parking Lot.
  • Located at 57 Day Road in Ventura, CA
  • Saturday, July 31st 2010
  • 10:00am to 3:00pm

Ojai - Book Publishing 1-2-3: From the Writer's Fingers

Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Ojai Library

  • Are you a writer? Do you want to get published? 
  • Join us for this popular lecture/workshop and pick up some practical tips to help boost your chances of getting published (for example, how to find literary agents)
  • We’ll follow the behind-the-scenes journey of a manuscript as it becomes an actual book, discuss self-publishing and the children’s literature market, and look at how writers can sell their books
  • Other highlights include a couple of quick creativity exercises, our “Editor’s Tips on Craft” segment, and a Q&A session
  • Presenter: Laurie Gibson, whose editing/proofreading projects range from “The Color Purple” (Alice Walker) to “Tales from Margaritaville” (Jimmy Buffett) and several titles by Brian Tracy, the bestselling business author. Laurie also taught editing classes at both UCLA and U.C. San Diego (Extension programs) for several years

Fillmore - The 1000 Cranes Peace Project

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Fillmore Library

  • Tuesday, March 25 @ 5pm-7pm
  • Be part of the 1000 Cranes Peace Project.
  • In anticipation of the September 21 dedication of the Peace Pole in front of Fillmore City Hall, this group will be trying to fold 1000 origami paper cranes.
  • Call Janine or Claire with questions at 524-2520.
  • More Information

Simi Valley - Poetry Reading

Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join local poets Kayte Carr, Melissa Gulick and Maureen Brown for an evening of poetry in the Community Room. Light refreshments will be served.

E.P. Foster - Summer Reading Party

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

E.P. Foster, Second Floor

  • see flyer
  • family fun


Ojai Local Author Series

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Ojai Library Local Author Series

Prueter - Read Me a Story & More

Saturday, June 19, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Read Me a Story & More

  • Early literacy workshop for parents.
  • Registration required.
  • Click here for details.

Fillmore - Journey to Tajikistan

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 3:30pm - 4:00pm

Fillmore Library

  • Wednesday, May 12 @ 3:30pm
  • Foreign Exchange Student, Komiljon Aliev, will give a presentation about his home country, Tajikistan.
  • More information

Lecture: The Journey of the Italians in America

Monday, April 12, 2010 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Dr. Vincenza Scarpaci’s lecture will explore the contradictions of the Italian American legacy, considering the ways in which Italians became an essential part of American history. Every aspect of life ranging from religion, the struggle for citizenship, anti-Italian prejudice, WWII, and of course, food, all come to life in this insightful illustrated talk. A book signing will follow the lecture.      

Fillmore - "Animals Are Our Friends" Program

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Fillmore Library

  • Wednesday, May 26 @ 3:30pm
  • Aimee French, from the "Humane Society of Ventura County", will bring some of her animal friends to share how to better care for our animal friends.
  • More information

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