Saturday Matinee @ Foster

On Saturday, July 26, E.P. Foster Library will show two films for this month’s Saturday Matinee!

The films will be shown in the Topping Room, and will include a 1960s fantasy feature based on Greek mythology and a 1940s film serial about an arch-criminal attempting to steal a superweapon. This event is free and open to the public.

The first film starts at 4 p.m. We hope to see you there!

Prueter Library Family Ukulele Class

 

 Learn to Play the Ukulele

with local musician Alan Ferentz

Children 8 years or older are invited learn to play the ukulele in a four week series of classes beginning Saturday August 2 at 1:00pm.

A parent or caregiver must also attend and advance registration is required.  A limited number of instruments will be available.  To register call 486-5460

 

ReferenceUSA Online Training coming in September

 

 

ReferenceUSA Webcasts

ReferenceUSA, a valuable database for job hunters and anyone starting a new business, is offering online training in September.

These hour-long classes will help new users get started and provide a great opportunity for current users to learn some new tips, tricks and techniques. Classes are: 

  • Search Essentials
  • Discover the Hidden Job Market
  • Big Data and Mapping
 
  • Start, Manage and Grow Your Business 
  • Consumer Data
  • US Business Historical Data

Schedule for all classes here                To register click here

Picture This! Read with an Animal

Share Your Summer Reading Fun 

With a Furry Friend

Read with your pet, or a friends pet, and take a picture.
Bring the picture to any Ventura County Library and
we will hang it on the wall or with your permission, display
it on our website.  We want everyone to know what great
readers and animal lovers we have in Ventura County!

 

   

Oak View Library Exhibiting Animal Art

Animal Art at Oak View Library

Oak View Library is hosting an animal art exhibition in partnership with Oak View Park and Resource Center Art Studio.

Featured artists’ works are in a variety of mediums including acrylic, oil and chalk on canvas, gourd painting, weaving
and photography.

The exhibition runs June 23 through August 23.

 


 

Try our new library catalog!

 

We have launched our new catalog.  Try it right now!

The new catalog, called "Enterprise", has a more efficient search than our "Classic Catalog".

After your initial search, see the left sidebar of the search results for filters (include or exclude): authors, other titles, publication year, languages, library, series, etc.

We welcome your feedback - tell us what you think!
Send your comments to: library.postmaster@ventura.org

For our patrons who wish to download books: Search with the default setting ("Everything"), you can then limit results to ebook and eaudiobook content by selecting/checking the eBook, eAudiobook, Electronic Resources, etc. filter under "Format" in the left sidebar.

"Classic Catalog" is still available with the link below our logo in the upper left corner.

Get a discount on the Reagan Library Baseball Exhibit

Come face-to-face at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum with
hundreds of classic artifacts from America's greatest pastime!

Grab a bookmark/coupon at any of our Ventura County Libraries or use the discount code:
"VC Library"
 when purchasing online for admission to
Baseball! Celebrating OurGreat American Pastime*
*
The exhibit is at the museum through September 4th.

** Cannot be combined with any other offer. Offer expires August 29, 2014.

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