This Sunday, May 20, 2012, an annular eclipse of the Sun will be visible from many parts of California. An annular solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes in front of the sun, creating the appearance of a "Ring of Fire."
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.
The Ventura County Libraries have two exciting Summer Reading Programs held from June 10 through August 12, 2012: Dream Big for grades K-6 and Own the Night for grades 6-12. Teens also may volunteer at their local library branch to help run the programs.
Mr. Nifty, balloon artist extraordinaire, is the featured performer at the kickoff program in each library branch. See our kickoff program schedule for a library near you and our Kids' & Teen Events Calendar for all events!
She weaves the tale of Abigail’s life into America’s struggle for freedom and salutes the female side of the American Revolution. Abigail will also bring tools from everyday life including a spinning wheel.
This program is for the whole family and is sponsored by the Simi Valley Friends of the Library.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is observed nationally to recognize the contributions people of Asian and Pacific heritage have made to American culture.
Join in paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success.
Enjoy websites explaining the significance of the month, Asian American History (take the quiz), along with biographies of notable Asian Americans and more. Don't forget, you can use our eLibrary resources too!
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.
We are having technical difficulties - some catalog searches are not functioning correctly.
We expect to have the catalog fixed sometime Monday, June 25.
We apolgize for the service interruption and thank you for your patience!
After acquiring her BS in Finance from the University of Tehran, she worked for two years in Iran until she was forced to flee the Islamic Regime when she was only twenty-three.
Married, with one daughter, her story recounts her journey of escaping Iran through the underground network across many borders.