Oak View Library

Oak View Library
555 Mahoney Avenue, Oak View, CA 93022
(805) 649-1523

Sharon Dykstra, Library Supervisor
sharon.dykstra@ventura.org 
 

Koi by S. calles  OKV SRP events

       Animal Art Exhibit: June 23-August 23                               Summer Activities -click image for details

        (Above: Koi Fish painted by S. Calles)

 

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Oak View Library 

 HOURS

Mon - Thurs     1- 6

Saturday        10 - 2

Fri & Sun     Closed

Directions

  • Oak View Library is located in the Oak View Park and Resource Center at 555 Mahoney Avenue, between Valley Road and Prospect Street.   View map.  

  • Other agencies in the Resource Center include the Oak View Boys & Girls Club, Child Development Resources Preschool and the Nan Tolbert Nurturing Center.

 Services

  • Want to know how to get a library card, borrow books, DVDs and more? See our FAQ page.
  • Access the library catalog from home. If a book or DVD you want is not available at Oak View, it can be be ordered from any other VC library and delivered to here for you to pick up. You can make requests through the online catalog or library staff can assist you in person or over the phone.
  • For 24-hour access to research data, magazine articles, electronic books, audio-book downloads, test preparation guides, and much more, please use the Ventura County Library's online eLibrary. Your library card number will be required to access most of these resources when using an internet connection outside of the library, such as from home, school, or work.
  • Eight Internet computers are available for public use. Computers are filtered for use by customers under 18. All computers have Office 2007 software.  Black & white printing is available for ten cents per page. 
  • Technology assistance is available by appointment. Our library's Tech Coach can demonstrate how to use your online library account & catalog, explain how to borrow eBooks on your tablet/eReader, help you set up webmail and social media accounts, assist with filling out online job applications and more! Please call the library for more information. 
  • Library staff will assist you with your research questionsTelephone questions will be answered during open hours. Call (805) 649-1523.
  • A black & white self-serve copy machine is available. Copies are ten cents each.
     
  • Book Drop: the book (and all other materials) drop is bright yellow and located in the same hallway as the library's entrance.

 

Programs & Events - Oak View/Ojai Valley Library Event Calendar

  • For Summer Reading events click HERE.
  • Storytime Tuesdays - 4:00 to 4:30pm  This year-round early literacy-based story- time is full of stories, songs and movement. It is best suited for children ages 0-5 years old.

  • SchooLinks Homework Center operates Monday through Thursday, 3:00 to 5:30 p.m., when  school is in session.  Homework Center is closed during the summer and will re-open Tuesday August 19, 2014.Homework Centers are available in most Ventura County Libraries. Click here to see all locations and open hours.

       Useful links for Sunset school students & parents:

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Volunteer Opportunities

  • Ojai Valley Library Friends and Foundation: The OVLFF is a non-profit organization dedicated to extending and enhancing public library services throughout the Ojai Valley. They operate the Twice Sold Tales Bookstore at the Ojai Library, sponsor children's and adult programs, provide a courier service for shut-ins, hold a yearly used book sale, and sponsor the SchooLinks homework centers at Ojai, Meiners Oaks, and Oak View Libraries.   OVLFF seek to build public-private partnerships to expand opportunities for lifelong learning and personal enrichment. Board meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of the month, 7pm, at the Ojai Library. For additional information call (805) 289-0368 or visit the Friends page.

 

Collections

  • One month of the Ventura County Star newspaper is kept at the Oak View Library.
  • One month of the Ojai Valley News newspaper is kept at the Oak View Library.
  • Oak View Library has current magazines, materials for children and teens, fairly large collections of large and standard print mysteries and general fiction, audio books on MP3 & CD, as well as DVDs.

 

 

 2011 Desk mag display  

2011 BBs

  2011 New 

 

Community Links

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