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Celebrate National Picture Book Month!

  • Read your favorite picture book to a little person.
  • Or take a peek at our special list of the books we love.
  • Tumblebooks offers wonderful selections in our eLibrary.

At just a few months of age an infant can listen to your voice and point to pictures, associate words to pictures and real life objects and learn the importance of language.

Give the gift of language and share a picture book today. 

 

Honor Veterans With a Good Film

   

 This Veterans Day choose one of the many great films available on indieflix

May we suggest:

Angels of Bataan
The Messenger
No Bullet Soldier
Hooligans at War

All you need is your library card.
Vencolibrary.org open 24/7 

 

Join the Fun!

 

The 26th Annual Trivia Challenge
is Thursday November 6th!

Wedgewood Banquet Center
5880 Olivas Park Drive, Ventura

Cheer for a team, play along, enjoy yummy snacks, all for just $5.00.
There will be an Opportunity drawing, loads of fun and a no-host bar.

To sign up a team click here   Event benefits READ Adult Literacy
Presented by Rotary Club of Ventura South

Oak Park Library Tech Fest 2014

 

Explore 1pm to 5pm October 11

Featured speakers:

Dr. James Lux, JPL/NASA
David Zweig, XPrize

Displays from:

Northrup-Grumman
ASME (CSUN chapter)
Robotics Clubs of Oak Park Library and OPHS
Rocket Club OPUSD
XPrize
Computer Girls Club, CSUCI
CSUN Matador Mortorsports
and more

Ojai Library - Norman Rockwell: His Life and His Art

Guest Speaker Monroe Kaplan will discuss Norman Rockwell
and the stories behind many of his works.

Mr. Kaplan has been a Rockwell collector and lecturer for many years.

Share Mr. Kaplan's passion for one of America's iconic artists:

Saturday September 27th at 2pm.

 

ReferenceUSA Online Training coming in September

 

 

ReferenceUSA Webcasts

ReferenceUSA, a valuable database for job hunters and anyone starting a new business, is offering online training in September.

These hour-long classes will help new users get started and provide a great opportunity for current users to learn some new tips, tricks and techniques. Classes are: 

  • Search Essentials
  • Discover the Hidden Job Market
  • Big Data and Mapping
 
  • Start, Manage and Grow Your Business 
  • Consumer Data
  • US Business Historical Data

Schedule for all classes here                To register click here

ArtWalk Ventura and Late Night @ Foster

ArtWalk!

A signature Ventura event - July 19 & 20.

Stop by Foster Library for a special after-hours event Saturday from 5:30 to 8pm.

Enjoy art, music, food, and a special book sale hosted by the Friends of the Library.

ArtWalk Ventura, it's a great way to spend the day and it's totally free! 

 

 

Picture This! Read with an Animal

Share Your Summer Reading Fun 

With a Furry Friend

Read with your pet, or a friends pet, and take a picture.
Bring the picture to any Ventura County Library and
we will hang it on the wall or with your permission, display
it on our website.  We want everyone to know what great
readers and animal lovers we have in Ventura County!

 

   

Parent & Child Together Workshops at Ojai Library

 

Theodora Reyes
to conduct free workshops

Ojai Library invites kids age 4 and up to create with clay, build with Legos and beat their drum.

Workshops will be in Spanish and English 
Tuesdays July 22 - August 10 - 11am.

Build your child's socio-emotional well-being and bond through the creative process.

No registration required

For more information call Ojai Library 646-1639

 

 

Prueter Library Family Ukulele Class

 

 Learn to Play the Ukulele

with local musician Alan Ferentz

Children 8 years or older are invited learn to play the ukulele in a four week series of classes beginning Saturday August 2 at 1:00pm.

A parent or caregiver must also attend and advance registration is required.  A limited number of instruments will be available.  To register call 486-5460

 

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