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Magician Shawn McMaster at Ventura County Library

Summer Reading Program Fun and Frivolity Continues!

"Every idea you have of what a magician is will be shattered!"


Magician Shawn McMaster
uses no live animals, magic wands, or tacky old props. You will be amazed by his sophisticated, high-energy interactive program punctuated with astonishment and hilarity.

Join us for a rollicking good time. Come early for best seating.

Shawn McMaster's VCL performances:

Ojai Library Presents: Mime Workshop

Ojai Academy Sidewalk Saturday upcoming event this month is a fun filled one hour event with Mime artist Candace Hull.

Candace Hull has practiced the art of pantomime for over 35 years.  She studied with Anne Dennis Yankovitch of the San Francisco Mime Troupe and the Mime Project.

Candace will teach the art of Pantomime to adults and children at the Ojai Library on Saturday June 30 from 11am-12pm. All material and supplies will be provided.

Come and join us for an unforgettable experience.

Ojai Library Presents: Ray Bradbury, A Tribute

Join E.E. King at the Ojai Library for a tribute to her godfather, Ray Bradbury on Saturday June 23 from 2-5.

This free literary event will include both a discussion of Bradbury's writing and excerpts from his classic works read by commmunity members.

E.E. King will share the imagery and imagination of Ray Bradbury and discuss other short story techniques.  Learn how short stories can be transformed into longer works and how fact is utilized in fiction, no matter how strange.

Photo credit: Lennox McLendon / AP

Cancelled: Guitarist Chaz Prymek at Ojai Library

We are sorry to report: the performer has cancelled!
Guitarist Chaz Prymek
will not perform at the Ojai Library on Sunday, June 3. 

Chaz plays American Primitive Guitar, a genre created by John Fahey in the 1950s. 

American Primitivism is a blend of blues, classical and folk styles combined with country blues finger-picking techniques.  Chaz also performs under the name Lake Mary.

First Sunday Music at the Ojai Library: Polecat Ramblers

The Polecat Ramblers return to the Ojai Library on Sunday May 6th at 1pm

Ramblers, David Roine (fiddle, guitar, mandolin and accordion) and Christian Gallo (guitar and five- and six-string banjos) play traditional old-timey acoustic fiddle tunes and string band music.

Join us for an hour of music from our nation’s history.

 

Ojai Library Presents: Check Me Out, the Human Library

What is a Human Library?

It is a unique experience, an opportunity to explore a subject, a book and its author.

Saturday April 28th from 1pm until 3pm Ojai Library's first ever Human Library will be available for 30 minute loan.

Choose a subject, check out the Human Book and turn its pages.

For more information click: HERE

To insure your book is available - reservations suggested, 646-1639

First Sunday Music at the Ojai Library Presents: Robbie Sheppard

Singer/songwriter Robbie Sheppard will perform at Ojai Library on Sunday, April 1st at 1pm

A life-long lover of music and singing, Robbie added songwriting to her talents after she discovered an abandoned guitar.  Robbie has a large repertoire of folk music and encourages her audiences to sing along.  John Wilson will accompany on bass, adding warmth and texture to Robbie's beautiful music.

For more information call the Ojai Library 646-1639.

2012 WordFest at Ojai Library

Ojai WordFest 2012 is coming to the Ojai Library.

WordFest is a  festival of words, ideas and stories that encourages readers and writers of all genres, skill level, and ages to partake in an extravaganza of individually-hosted events around Ojai. 

Many of the free events will take place at the Ojai Library.

Ojai Library Presents: Sunday Music with Mark Parson

Mark Parson

Returns to the Ojai Library!

  Eclectic Music for Educated People

Mark plays Dixie and Cajun music and his own compositions

on guitar, fiddle and flute

Sunday, September 30, 1pm

Mardi Gras at the Ojai Library

    

Hey Kids - Laissez Le Bon Temps Rouler!

    
 

Yes it's Mardi Gras time at the
Ojai Library

Time to let the good times roll!
Tuesday February 21, 2:30pm

Wear your masks and beads and head to the Ojai Library.

There will be games, crafts, raffles, music and fun galore!

 

 

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