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

Foster - Ed Provost, Sounds of Second Sunday

Sunday, July 14, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

This very talented and experienced musician will showcase his variety of skills by playing jazz, blues, rock; a little something for everyone. The Topping Room is a family friendly atmosphere where you can truly listen and enjoy our local talent. 

Foster - Geocaching

Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Geocaching is a free real-world outdoor treasure hunt. Players try to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, using a smartphone or GPS and can then share their experiences online.Come learn about geocaching while meeting experienced geocachers. You will also have the opportunity to find geocaches nearby! We will have geocaching related games and prizes. Light refreshments will also be served. Mini starter kits will be available so you can place your own geocache!

Foster - Join the Farm!

Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Join local farmers as they discuss the importance of supporting the community through providing agriculture.

Presenters will focus on organic farming and what it takes to supply local produce to restaurants. You can be a part of this movement by supporting local farms while enjoying fresh, farm to table, food.

Event is free and open to the public, call (805) 648-2716 for more information.

To Boldly Go -- Well, You Know: NASA’s Dawn Mission to the Asteroid Belt

Sunday, June 23, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Foster Library - Topping Room

  • The ambitious and exciting Dawn mission is one of NASA's most remarkable ventures into the solar system. The spacecraft has recently completed an exploration of Vesta and is now traveling to Ceres; these were among the last uncharted worlds in the inner solar system prior to Dawn. 
  • The alien landscapes Dawn reveals provide humankind with a new perspective on the solar system. 
  • Featuring Dr. Marc D. Rayman, a top rocket scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Dr. Rayman is the chief engineer and mission director that builds on DS1 to study the two largest unexplored worlds in the inner solar system.
  • Free and open to the public.
  • Call (805)648-2716 for more information.

Avenue - Peanut Butter Play

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn how to make edible play dough with peanut butter.

Avenue - Culinary Creatures to eat

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Eat mice, frogs, butterflies and more when you create these culinary creatures.

Foster Twofer Writing Seminar

Monday, June 3, 2013 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Learn writing skills from two local Professionals who have published 5 novels and several science fiction short stories!

Avenue - Reading is so Delicious! Tea Ceremony

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn about both the English and Japanese Tea Ceremonies and enjoy some tea!

Avenue - Play with your peanut butter

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Make peanut butter playdough and use it play.......okay to eat it too!

Avenue - Reading is so Delicious! Snack Attack!

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn how to make tasty and healthy snacks (and eat them too) with Jackie Pearce.

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