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Being Muslim in America - - Program at Ojai Library

 

A Mother's Journey to Promote Interfaith Dialogue

Don't miss this exciting opportunity to hear author Soraya Deen discuss:

  • Being Muslim in America
  • Her life in an American Christian home
  • Enemy images promoted by the media
  • Her journey from Sri Lanka
  • Her commitment to compassionate communication and empathy
  • Islam, Muslims and the hijab, women's rights and terrorism

 Saturday, August 24th at 1-2pm  ***  Ojai Library

Ojai Library's Marshmallow Mega-build

                 

MARSHMALLOWS AND MORE MARSHMALLOWS!

But they are not just for eating anymore.

Can you build a house, a space ship, an animal?

Bring your imagination and your building skills Friday August 2nd, 11am.

to Ojai Library

For more information call Julie at 646-1639

Local Author Tim Pompey Reads From His New Book Nightfly

Nightfly

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.

Join us at Ojai Library on Saturday, August 10 at 1pm
to hear more about Brandon Reese and his amazing story. 
For more information call 646-1639.

Ojai Library Presents: Mystic In Your Kitchen

Do you want to obtain a higher standard of health and well-being?

Did you know that all living things have a frequency?

The Mystic on the Mountain will demonstrate how with

natural, fresh, ingredients you can raise the frequency

of your body and be healthier and happier.

Learn how to make Quinoa Medley while enjoying

a discussion on Karma-less food.

Saturday, July 20th, 2pm at Ojai Library

Ojai Library Presents: Shawn McMaster

Our Favorite illusionist is returning to the Ojai Library!

Shawn McMaster, magician extraordinaire, delights audiences with sophisticated, high-energy interactive programs punctuated with astonishment and hilarity.

Join us Wednesday July 10, 6:30pm

Come early for best seating.

Ojai Library Presents: Be a Road Scholar with Jill Swaim

Become a Road Scholar with Jill Swaim

Elderhostel-Road Scholar is a learning, travel adventure organization created to inspire adults to explore their world.

The Road Scholar learning adventures engage expert instructors, provide extraordinary access, and stimulate
discourse and friendship among people for whom learning is the adventure of a lifetime. 

Jill Swaim, Road Scholar Ambassador, will discuss the history, name change, and purpose of this not-for-profit organization and share stories of Road Scholar adventures.

Saturday, July 13 2:00 – 3:00 at Ojai Library

Ojai Library Presents: Muslim Journeys

Muslim Journeys      

Food - History - Religion

Thursday June 20th, 2-3pm

Join Irshad from the Islamic Center of Ventura County for an introduction to Muslim food and it's significance in the Muslim faith.

This program is presented as part of the Muslim Journeys Grant.

Ojai Library Presents: Classical Guitar with Duo Ex Ovo

Duo Ex Ovo

Saturday May 25, 1pm

Taro Wayama, in his third appearance at the Ojai Library, will be joined by Thomas Foster and Sara Mori.  Wayama and Foster comprise the classical guitar ensemble Duo Ex Ovo. They will be playing selections from their latest recording TransatlantiqueAccompaning them will be percussionist Mori.

Come early for best seating.

Ojai Library Presents: Rhythms and Songs Around the World

Come sing and play with Judy Piazza

 

Enjoy frame drums, native flutes and didgeridu.

 

Brought to you by Ojai Academy for the Arts

Saturday May 25, 11am

Judy Piazza is a percussionist, singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and recording artist who currently works with the Bravo Music Education Program through the Ojai Music Festival.

All ages welcome.

Ojai Library Presents: Charles Freericks

Charles Freericks will read from his hysterical book:

My Imaginary Friend Was Too Cool To Hang Out With Me

Saturday May 11 at 3pm

Mr. Freericks has enjoyed a successful career in television as an executive and executive producer.  As a young boy he wasn't always popular. The journey from "loserdom" to popularity takes many an amusing turn in his collection of true stories about growing up in New Jersey. 

For more information call the Ojai Library, 646-1639

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