Target = age 18 and older

Foster - Kick-off to the Big Read

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Foster (hosted offsite)

  • Art Exhibit: "From Hell to Healing: The Art of Vietnam Vets.”
  • Mayor Cheryl Heitmann opens the exhibit followed by a screening of a new documentary by Lorenzo DeStefano
  • Hosted by Bell Arts Factory, 432 N. Ventura Ave.
  • Distribution of free books to the first 75 people.

Foster - Veterans Resource Center Opening

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Foster - Join us as we celebrate the opening of the Veterans Resource Center at Foster Library.

Foster - Spicetopia Fieldtrip!

Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Foster - Book Appetit hits the road with an insider’s look at this local treasure. Meet at the library and walk over to Spicetopia to explore downtown Ventura!

Avenue - Big Read Book Discussion of The Things They Carried, by Tim O'brien

Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 5:30pm - Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 6:30pm

Come join a casual discussion of Tim O'brien's Vietnam War novel.

Foster - No PAWS for Reading

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

E. P. Foster Library Paws for Reading

  • Due to the Holiday Weekend there will be no Paws for Reading

Foster - No Teens Teaching Tech

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Foster - Teens Teaching Tech has been resheduled this month 

Foster - NO Teens Teaching Tech

Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

 Foster - Teens Teaching Tech has been resheduled this month 

Avenue Library - Big Read Book Discussion

Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Read Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried, the Ventura Big Read selection made up of short stories about the Vietnam War.  We can choose a story to read together (most are very short) and then have an informal discussion.

OverDrive Digital Bookmobile at Prueter Library!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 10:30am - 4:30pm

The OverDrive Digital Bookmobile National Tour will make two stops at Ventura County Library locations in February 2014:

  • Tuesday, February 11th from 11am to 5pm -- E.P. Foster Library sponsors the event at Ventura Community Park at 910 Kimball Rd. in Ventura, CA. 
  • Wednesday, February 12th from 10:30am to 4:30pm -- Ray D. Prueter Library at 510 Park Avenue in Port Hueneme, CA. 

These events are free!

  • Readers will learn how to download eBooks from the library through demonstrations and videos. 
  • A gadget gallery—featuring Kindle®, iPod® touch, Android™ tablet, NOOK™, Sony® Reader™, BlackBerry®, Windows® Phone, and more, will help visitors discover portable devices compatible with Ventura County Library’s OverDrive download service. 
  • Ventura County Library cardholders can also check out and download digital titles anytime, anywhere, by visiting
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