The Silver Strings consists of violins, violas, celli and bass with the conductor incorporated in the middle of the ensemble. Their selections encompass a varied and broad range of music from classical, semi-classical, pop and Broadway musicals.
Dianne and Phillip Rammon formed this ensemble in 1999 to bring quality music to the community. Dianne, who conducts the group, and her husband Phillip are both professional violinists.
This free concert is sponsored by the Simi Valley Friends of the Library.
OverDrive's Digital Bookmobile National Tour will make a stop at two Ventura County Libraries!
- February 6 at E.P. Foster Library from 12noon to 6pm
- Thursday, February 7 at Ray D. Prueter Library from 12 noon to 5pm
At these free events, readers of all ages will learn how to download eBooks from the library through interactive demonstrations and high-definition instructional videos. A gadget gallery—featuring Kindle®, iPod® touch, Android™ tablet, NOOK™, Sony® Reader™, BlackBerry®, Windows® Phone, and more, will help visitors discover portable devices compatible with Ventura County Library’s OverDrive download service.
Simi Valley Library presents Anne Morrow Lindbergh: A Gentle Woman of Quiet Strength featuring Margaret Abbey Miller. This program will be held in the Simi Valley Library Community Room on Saturday, January 19 at 2pm.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, wife of aviator Charles Lindbergh, balanced with grace and sensitivity (and not without challenge), three worlds: home and family, aviation, and a gifted literary career.
Listen to Anne’s story through her words. You will be fascinated, but even more you will apply her wisdom to your life.
This event is sponsored by the Simi Valley Friends of the Library.
Ventura County Library and Ventura County First 5 have partnered to help young children obtain their first library card.
During the month of November, any child that is 5 years old or younger, who receives their first Ventura County Library card will also receive a complimentary brightly colored, canvas READ bag to carry home their library books.
Stop in any of our 12 branch locations and join us. This promotion will run through November or until supplies last.
Tickets for the special advance, pre-release, benefit screening for San Buenaventura Friends of the Library (SBFOL) and the Ventura Film Society may be purchased at the following outlets: Trufflehound’s Fine Chocolates, Palermo, The Refill Shoppe B. on Main, and at the offices of the Ventura Visitors & Convention Bureau (101 S. California St., Ventura).
Please note! The remaining tickets are $90 “Library Benefit” ticket, which includes: pre-screening discussion, Screening and After-Party at Watermark Restaurant, 6-8pm.
Imagine Albert Einstein as he explains the Theory of Relativity in a fun, exciting way without mathematics or a knowledge of physics required.
This show will excite students and adults alike to look at workings of the universe with new eyes. We hope you find the time to come to see the show!
This event is sponsored by the Simi Valley Friends of the Library
Sylvia, a local author and Port Hueneme City Council member, will lead a discussion and Q&A on the history of Mexico’s Cristero Revolution.
Sylvia is the author of ABANDONED ANGELS, a forthcoming historical novel based on her family’s true story during the Cristero Revolution.
Refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Port Hueneme Library.
Stephanie Bettman and Luke Halpin create uplifting, original Folk/Americana/Blue Grass with Jazz and Blues influence. Ms. Bettman is an accomplished writer, singer and fiddler. Mr. Halpin is a renowned multi-instrumentalist, master of the guitar and mandolin and impressive on the fiddle and banjo.
Enjoy an afternoon of great music at Simi Valley Library!
Celebrate the finale of Simi Valley Library's first Summer Reading Program for Adults by attending an Author's Panel moderated by local author Alexis O'Neill on Saturday, August 18 at 2pm at Simi Valley Library.
Panelists will include Margaret Brownley, author of western romance and self-help; Jerilyn Farmer, author of contemporary mysteries; Jeri Westerson, author of historical mysteries set in medieval times and Diantha Ain, haiku poet.
A drawing for prizes for participants in Between the Covers Summer Reading Program for Adults will also be part of the festivities. Come join us!
Mars Science Laboratory mission is part of NASA’s Mars Exploration Program, a long term robotic exploration of the red planet. A rover named Curiosity, designed to assess whether Mars ever had an environment able to support small life forms, will be landing on Mars this August. Mars Science Laboratory Mission will begin the next decade of Mars exploration.
This presentation by Kirk Breitenbach, a spacecraft engineer who has worked for Jet Propulsion Laboratory for 22 years, will give an overview on this exciting mission to Mars. Mr. Breitenbach will describe the scientific purpose, engineering challenges and accomplishments, mission status and near term mission events.