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Simi Valley Library's Day of Storytelling

A Day of Storytelling is presented at the Simi Valley Library on Saturday, November 12.

Jim Cogan's energetic, often hilarious and always moving oral presentations will be featured.

"American Tall Tales" for children will be presented at 11am.

"Legends and Lore of America's Past" for adults will be offered at 2pm. 

Engaging audiences of all ages is a noted feature of his programs.

Horror in the Stacks at Prueter Library!

Ray D. Prueter Library's Teen Advisory Board invites teens and kids, ages 10-18, to a chilling stroll through the haunted library ... if you dare!!!

The haunting occurs Friday, October 28, 7:30 - 9pm.  Tickets required for entry. Pick up your free ticket at the library Oct. 20-28, as long as supplies last.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Port Hueneme Library.

Bilingual Storytime at Prueter Library

The Ray D. Prueter Library is featuring a bilingual storytime For ages 0-5 Mondays @ 3:30pm for 6 weeks Oct. 24-Nov. 28.

Programa Bilingüe hasta 5 años de edad Los lunes a las 3:30 pm para 6 semanas 24 de Octubre - 28 de Noviembre.

¡Hola amigos - mira allí! Hello friends - see you there!

 

Story time begins at Oak View Library!

Photo by daveparker (Flickr)Ready for story time fun?
 
Oak View Library's autumn session of story time begins Tuesday, October 25th.   It will run eight weeks at 4pm on Tuesdays, concluding Tuesday, December 13.
 
This early literacy-based story time is filled with stories, songs, and movement. It is best-suited for infants and children up to five years of age. 

No need to register, just come!

Join us at the 23rd Annual Trivia Challenge!

Trivia lovers: come test your mind! Join us at the 23rd Annual Trivia Challenge - a night of fun supporting READ Ventura County Library Adult Literacy Program.

Enjoy the 23nd Annual Trivia Challenge - Wednesday, November 16th at 6pm at the Wedgewood Banquet Center at 5880 Olivas Park Drive, in Ventura 93003. Snacks! An opportunity drawing! Only $5 admission for audience members.

Interested in participating on a team? Please call READ Ventura County Library at (805) 677-7160. This event is hosted by the Rotary Club of Ventura-South.

Cameron O'Connor, Classical Guitarist at Simi Valley Library

Simi Valley Library regrets to inform you this event has been cancelled - we hope to reschedule soon!

Cameron O’Connor, born and raised in Simi Valley, is an award-winning and critically acclaimed guitarist. 

O'Connor has received a Master’s Degree from the Juilliard School of Music and is currently in the PhD program at the USC School of Music. His performances include the 9/11 Memorial in New York in 2010 and the Aspen Music Festival.

This program is sponsored by the Simi Valley Friends of the Library.

Quote contest - for E.P. Foster Library's new mural

We need your help with a suitable “library” or “literary” quote for the new mural at the E.P. Foster Library 2nd Floor children’s entrance.

The mural is a colorful exploration of literature and fantasy designed to encourage young people to come to the library. The available space is 15 inches by 16 feet, so entries should be limited to one or two short sentences.

Submit your quote on forms provided on the 2nd Floor of the E.P. Foster Library or email the quote to mary.stewart@ventura.org using “quote” in the subject line. Please include your name and a phone number.

The contest ends Sunday, September 25th at 5pm. The winner will be notified and a prize awarded.

Prueter Library Art Contest for Kids, Ages 0-18

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month! The staff of the Ray D. Prueter Library would like you to draw or paint or color (or a combination) a picture showing us how important your library is to you.

The pictures will be judged by age groups: 0-5 years old, 6-12 years old, & 13-18 years old.  There will be one (1) winner from each age group.

The three (3) winners will each receive a Barnes & Noble $15 gift card (thanks to the Friends of the Port Hueneme Library).  So stop by the Ray D. Prueter Library and pick up an Art Contest Entry Form. 

All Art Contest entries must be submitted on an official entry form and are to be returned to the Ray. D. Prueter Library.  Contest ends September 30, 2011.  Happy drawing!

Johnny Cash Tribute Sept. 10th at Simi Valley Library

Come to Simi Valley Library on Saturday, September 10th at 2pm to see Michael J's fun and educational tribute to music legend Johnny Cash.

Joining Michael is his singing partner and bass player, Leticia Blumette (June Carter).

This program showcases the music, roots and history of Johnny Cash spanning six decades from the 1950s thru 2003.

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