One County, One Book

  • Cover of Lisa See's 'The Island of Sea Women' showing Asian women dressed for sea diving

The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

Ventura County Library is proud to announce its third annual One County, One Book community reading program.

This year’s One County, One Book program features Lisa See's The Island of Sea Women. To participate in One County, One Book, pick up a copy of The Island of Sea Women from one of our 12 library branches using walk up holds pick up.  

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Discussion Questions

Questions designed to inspire deeper reflection on The Island of Sea Women

CLU Event Recordings

CONVERSATIONS: First Account Korean Oral Histories & Korean Folk Music - a Cal Lutheran faculty film

Understanding 20th Century Korean History - Film/lecture by David Nelson, Ph.D., Cal Lutheran University [Note: This video could be watched all at one time, but we recommend watching it in segments. Questions about the content of this video may be directed to David Nelson, Ph.D. at]

VCL Foundation in partnership with CSUCI presented:
Author Talk with Lisa See 

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