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Dr. Paul Koudounaris will discuss and show pictures from his new book
Cult Treasures and Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs
Death has never looked so beautiful.
Paul Koudounaris gained unprecedented access to religious institutions to reveal these fascinating historical artifacts known as “the catacomb saints”.
Richly dressed in fantastic costumes, wigs, crowns, jewels, and armor and hidden for over a century, some of these ornamented skeletons appear in publication for the first time.
Paul Herder reads from his book
Saturday, October 12, 1pm
Revolutionary Minds explores J. Krishnamurti's vision of education and the way in which his views on teaching and learning can inform the day to day challenges of the classroom.
Paul Herder has taught in Krishnamurti schools in America and England. He is currently teaching at Oak Grove School in Ojai.
UC/CAL STATE APPLICATION HELP
Mondays 5:30pm - 8:00pm October through November
College Counselor Judy Oberlander will be at the Ojai Library to answer your questions about the UC/CAL applications. With 28 years of experience Judy is well qualified to help you and your future college student navigate the admissions process.
Ojai Library * * * (805) 646-1639
Susan Salguero will read from her new book
Lighten the Load;
Tips and Tools to Ease Aging, Dying, Grieving
at the Ojai Library
After a life altering three years in an Indian asram, Ms. Salguero became a bereavement and hospice counselor. Her book is a wealth of wisdom that comes from 27 years counseling, facilitating support groups, teaching hospice volunteers and public education courses. Lighten the Load offers tips and tools for getting your affairs in order and making yourself available to help others in distress.
-- Mark Russell, humorist
A Mother's Journey to Promote Interfaith Dialogue
Don't miss this exciting opportunity to hear author Soraya Deen discuss:
The story of Brandon Reese,
a Ventura High School student with a secret life.
Geek by day, bird by night, Brandon risks his life
for the girl he loves.
Tim Pompey is a news writer and poet. He was awarded the Still Waters Press Winter Poetry Award 2000 for his chapbook,
Getting Through the Fog.