Book Discussion, Nature, and Poetry @ Foster

On Friday, October 3, at 8 a.m., Foster will host a talk on software testing for small teams.

On Saturday, October 4, at 10 a.m., the Friends of the Library will be discussing Michael Ondaatje's The Cat's Table.

Then, at 5 p.m. on Saturday, the Friends of California Condors will give a talk on Los Padres National Forest, followed by a reading by Ventura's poet laureate Mary Kay Rummel at 6:30 p.m.

All of these events will take place in the Topping Room. Check out E.P. Foster Library's location page for more info!

Ojai Library - Drought Defense for Plants and Trees

Garret Clifford from Ojai Trees 
and
Renee Roth from Green Gardens Group 
present
Keep Your Trees and Plants Alive
During the Drought

Saturday October 4, 2-3pm

   

It's Oktoberfest at Mango Languages

It's Oktoberfest! Celebrate in German.

Mango Languages is offering an Oktoberfest German Course.

Originating in Munich, Bavaria in 1810, this German party has been going strong for a cool 181 years – and we think that’s worth celebrating. So this year, amp up your revelry with our free Oktoberfest German course. 

 

 

Save the Date!

The 26th Annual Trivia Challenge is Coming

Thursday, November 6 at 6pm

Presented by the Rotary Club of Ventura South
this fun and exciting annual event benefits the

Ventura County Library Adult Literacy Program

 Click for more information or to sign up your team.

 

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Ojai - Fiction Writing Essentials

Be a Better Writer!

Join Doug Taylor, author of Bogota by Bus,
for an interactive workshop 
on the essentials
of fiction development for writing novels.

Saturday, October 11 at 12:00

Doug will discuss plot devleopment, dialogue, descriptive and action narrative, character development, and much more.

 

Prueter Library- Beginning Ukulele Classes

 

Learn to play ukulele in a day! 

Saturday October 25
Saturday November 15
Saturday December 13

All classes are the same and begin at 1:00pm.
Adults and kids ( 7 and older ) are welcome.  
Children under 10 must be accompanied by a participating adult.
Bring your ukulele and a music stand if you have one.  A limited number of ukuleles will be available. 

Together, California Reads

CalReads YouTubeKnow about the great work our adult literacy READ staff and volunteers are doing? Perhaps you know an adult who may benefit from reading instruction.

See the CalReads video here

"What is more basic than the ability to read?" 
        -- Jackie Griffin, Director of Ventura County Library

"Your library is really a welcoming place and no one is going to judge you ..."
        -- Christy Aguirre, Librarian at Sacramento Public Library

"We're a nation of second chances. And the library is a place to provide that second chance."
        -- Rivka Sass, Director of Sacramento Public Library

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