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

VCL Maker Space

Date: 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Foster, Topping Room - 3D Modeling and 3D Printing, join in on it, talk about it, or bring your own project to work on.

Foster - Book Discussion, "The Things They Carried"

Date: 
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Foster - Join us in the Topping Room as we read a chapter of the book and discuss it together.

Foster - Women in the Vietnam Era

Date: 
Sunday, March 30, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Foster - OLLI presenter Roz McGrath will give a free talk exploring how women were a large part of the antiwar movement, even though they were relegated to second-class status within organizations such as the SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) and the SDS (Students for Democratic Society). Despite these inequities, women were able to gain experience with organizing protests and crafting effective antiwar rhetoric that would later serve to form the Women's Movement.

Foster - Book Discussion, "The Things They Carried"

Date: 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Foster - Join us in the Topping Room as we read a chapter of the book and discuss it together.

Foster - Ukulele Jam Session

Date: 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 7:00pm

Foster - Join local ukulele lovers as they strum together in the Topping Room.

Foster - Ukulele Class

Date: 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Foster - A free class where you can learn the basics of playing the ukulele. Don't have a ukulele? Check one out at the library!

Foster - Ordinary Men: How Normal People Can Do Terrible Things

Date: 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Foster - Group psychology is applicable to any armed conflict. We expect soldiers to kill and be killed, but what about civilians and other non-combatants? In this talk Dr. Volkan will use the example of the Nazi "Einsatzgruppen" as an instance of how relatively ordinary people engaged in horrendous acts of cruelty. Psychological insight from the Milgram and the Stanford Prison experiment will demonstrate how easy it is to get humans to do things they wouldn't otherwise do.

Foster - Movie Night

Date: 
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 7:00pm

Foster - An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake things up when he is assigned to the US Armed Services radio station in Vietnam.

Foster - Ukulele Jam Session

Date: 
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 7:00pm

Foster - Join local ukulele lovers as they strum together in the Topping Room.

Foster - Seminar for Vets

Date: 
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Foster - Learn more about the various federal and state benefits and local resources available to veterans or their surviving family members in this free benefits presentation.

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