Ventura

Avenue Library 606 North Ventura Avenue, Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 643-6393 E.P. Foster Library 651 East Main Street Ventura 93001 (805)648-2716 H. P. Wright Library 57 Day Rd. Ventura 93003 (805)642-0336 Saticoy Library 11426 Violeta Street, Ventura, CA 93004 (805)647-5736

Literacy Fair at Prueter Library

Date: 
Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Ray D. Prueter Library

  • Admission is FREE!
  • More information - flyer
  • Educational fun for the whole family
  • Meet the PAWS for Reading dogs and listen to a story read by the VCL Story Fairy
  • Talk to a real Firefighter and learn about fire trucks
  • Get emergency preparedness information from the Red Cross
  • Snack at some of Ventura County’s favorite Food Trucks
  • Checkout our opportunity drawing baskets 

Foster - Preschool Storytime and Craft

Date: 
Monday, September 9, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Foster Library

  • Preschool storytime and craft
  • 5 years old and under

Foster - Lecture Series

Date: 
Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

 Stories Behind the Stories: CSUCI English Faculty Reading and Discussion Published authors and CI English Professors Brad Monsma, Bob Mayberry, Mary Adler, Sean Carswell and Sofia Samatar will read excerpts of their fiction, nonfiction or poetry and discuss the stories behind them, including experiences with multiple drafts, writing groups, writing stamina, and revisions.  Community members are invited to add their perspectives during a brief Q&A session that follows. 

Foster - Lecture Series

Date: 
Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

The Era of the Celebrity CEO is Over Recent data indicates that consistently “great” companies were not led by charismatic or transformational leaders but rather by leaders who possessed a blend of humility and strong personal will.  Join Dr. Andrew Morris, Professor in CI’s Martin V. Smith School of Business and Economics, as he examines our fascination with leaders, possible predictors of humility, and ways in which we can develop greater humility and enhance our leadership abilities.

Foster - Lecture Series

Date: 
Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Drawing from 20 years of research experience, Anthropology Professors Jennifer Perry and Colleen Delaney will present an overview of the prehistory of coastal Ventura County and the Channel Islands from an archaeological perspective.  Learn why this region is so unique and the importance of the islands to people today.  

Saticoy—End of Summer Reading Program Party

Date: 
Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Saticoy Library celebrates the completion of Summer Reading Program 2013!Saticoy Library festeja la finalización del Programa de Lectura de Verano 2013! The party begins at noon with the drawings for the special SRP prizes at 1:30pm.La fiesta empieza al mediodía con el sorteo de los premios especiales para el Programa empieza a 1:30pm.

VCL booth at the Golden Future 50+ Senior Expo

Date: 
Saturday, August 24, 2013 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Ventura County Fairgrounds - Anacapa Hall

Maker Space Showcase!

Date: 
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

E.P. Foster Library - Topping Room

  • Ventura County Library launches a weekly Maker meeting - to be held every Tuesday evening in the Topping Room at E.P. Foster Library.
  • Come learn what Maker Spaces are all about - see examples of robotics and media projects, 3D printers, and knitting & crafting projects.  
  • Learn about the local and national Maker network - tap into your neighbors' interests and share equipment

Foster - Discovering your roots

Date: 
Monday, August 19, 2013 - 11:00am - 11:45am

Discovering your roots – A basic introduction to using Ancestry.com in the library. The class will cover how to search, print and save information using the library computers.

Foster - Facebook Basics

Date: 
Monday, August 12, 2013 - 11:00am - 11:45am

Facebook Basics – We will review the basics of creating and maintaining a Facebook account. Required: active email account. 

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