VCL Press Room

Black and white photo of the E.P. Foster Library in the 1960s. Shows card catalogs, a long reference desk, book stacks, and tables. About 14 people are shown in the photo.


Welcome to our media press room for Ventura County Library!

For information regarding Library events - please see our Library Event Calendar.

Ventura County Library

Ventura County Library is a public library system of 12 community libraries and a Mobile Library in Ventura County, California. 

The Library is governed by the Ventura County Board of Supervisors and was organized in 1916.

At the time of its centennial in 2016, the system provided access to 412,715 physical volumes and more than 500,000 virtual items to its nearly 300,000 cardholders. 

Featured Press Releases 2022

Featured Press Releases 2021

Featured Press Releases 2020

Featured Press Releases 2019



  • Library Director: Nancy Schram
  • Library Deputy Director: Vacant
  • Youth Services Manager: Molly Krill
  • Adult Literacy Program Manager: Antonio Apodaca
  • Technology Manager: Vacant
  • Collections & Technical Services Manager: Derek Stalcup
  • Ojai Valley Region Librarian: Ron Solórzano
  • East Region Librarian: Vacant
  • Ventura Region Librarian: Vacant


Social Media

Interviews with Director, Nancy Schram

February 2021 interview with Kathleen Good on KPPQ-LP 104.1


December 2019 interview with V Area Agency on Aging's Monique Nowlin on Our Ventura TV [below]

November 2018 interview with Sandra Siepak on Our Ventura TV


Ventura County Free Library Book Truck, circa 1936                   Ventura County Mobile Library, 2019

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