However, if you have a moment to spare, we’d like to point you to our favorite blog these days: Library Lad’s Blog. The Lad posts weekly, on Wednesdays, and the current blog can be found by clicking the link under “Special Interests” (on the left side of our home page) > Books & Reading > Library Lad’s Blog.
Only here can you experience a discussion of Google X, reflect on how technology is changing the way we cook, and be delighted by the expression, “the banana is going to hit the blender”. And, that’s just this week!
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November 20th from 3pm to 4pm Ojai Library will host a demonstration with a NOOK expert from Barnes and Noble.
The demo will cover NOOK Color, NOOK Simple Touch and NOOK 1st Editon.
Remember! Ventura County Library's OverDrive collection has over 1000 titles available FREE for download to e-readers, the NOOK included!
Jim Cogan's energetic, often hilarious and always moving oral presentations will be featured.
"American Tall Tales" for children will be presented at 11am.
"Legends and Lore of America's Past" for adults will be offered at 2pm.
Engaging audiences of all ages is a noted feature of his programs.
The art work is done & the paint is dry! The quote has been chosen!
Join us for cookies & punch on Friday, October 28 at 3pm to celebrate the completion of our beautiful mural!
The celebration will take place at the E.P. Foster Library's second floor Children's entrance.
Mural (and the photo at left) by the artist MB Hanrahan
The haunting occurs Friday, October 28, 7:30 - 9pm. Tickets required for entry. Pick up your free ticket at the library Oct. 20-28, as long as supplies last.
This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Port Hueneme Library.
Thomas Foster is currently completing his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the USC Thornton School of Music. He has performed in guitar master classes and was one of four guitarists selected to perform for John Williams at the Merida, Mexico Guitar Festival. Mr. Foster teaches guitar in Los Angeles and its environs.
Come early for a seat. September Sunday Music at the Ojai Library with Taro Wayama was standing room only.
World Book Encyclopedia has a fabulous suite of databases for all ages! The encyclopedia links to articles and websites using videos, animations, audio clips and read-alouds; the suite even includes a Spanish language encyclopedia.
Ready for story time fun?
Oak View Library's autumn session of story time begins Tuesday, October 25th. It will run eight weeks at 4pm on Tuesdays, concluding Tuesday, December 13.
This early literacy-based story time is filled with stories, songs, and movement. It is best-suited for infants and children up to five years of age.
No need to register, just come!
Trivia lovers: come test your mind! Join us at the 23rd Annual Trivia Challenge - a night of fun supporting READ Ventura County Library Adult Literacy Program.
Enjoy the 23nd Annual Trivia Challenge - Wednesday, November 16th at 6pm at the Wedgewood Banquet Center at 5880 Olivas Park Drive, in Ventura 93003. Snacks! An opportunity drawing! Only $5 admission for audience members.
Interested in participating on a team? Please call READ Ventura County Library at (805) 677-7160. This event is hosted by the Rotary Club of Ventura-South.