Avenue Library 606 North Ventura Avenue, Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 643-6393 E.P. Foster Library 651 East Main Street Ventura 93001 (805)648-2716 H. P. Wright Library 57 Day Rd. Ventura 93003 (805)642-0336 Saticoy Library 11426 Violeta Street, Ventura, CA 93004 (805)647-5736

Foster - Laser Engraver Demo

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Foster Library - Our makerspace debuts our latest technology in this hands-on tutorial.

Foster - Natural Habitats around CSUCI

Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Foster Library - Professor Steven Norris will discuss the effects of the 2013 Springs Fire on the native flora Coastal Sage of the Santa Monica Mountains.

Foster - Chumash Maritime Culture

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Foster Library - Alan Salazar of the Chumash Maritime Association will share the story of the Chumash Tomol. The Chumash, originally based on the Santa Barbara coast and Channel Islands, used plank canoes called tomols for fishing and traveling between villages on the Pacific coast. The tomol was perhaps one of the most important tools in use by the Chumash.

Foster - Read Me a Story and More

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Foster Library - An early literacy workshop for parents and caregivers of children ages 0-5 years old. Parents and caregivers will learn:

  • The 5 early literacy practices children need to be reading ready
  • How to make a story come alive!
  • How to have fun with felt board rhymes & songs
  • How to extend stories into activities that the whole family will enjoy

Foster - Day for Kids

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Off-site - Join us at the Boys & Girls Club’s Bill LeFevre Center located at 1929 Johnson Drive for a day of fun and education. The event will feature music, face painting, bubble rollers, laser tag, a jolly jumper, community information booths, carnival games, food, and, most importantly, positive interaction with the youth of your community!

Foster - Pet First Aid

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Foster Library - Glenda Mahon, EMT, Educator at Action Preparedness Training will present information on what to do in a pet emergency. Learn when to call for emergency assistance for an injured pet and how to identify signs of breathing emergencies. Also, Glenda will give advice on assembling a pet-friendly first aid kit.

Foster - Ukulele Jam Session

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Foster Library - Come play the ukulele with other local musicians! This event is free and open to the public. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun!

Foster - Book Discussion

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Foster Library - Hosted by the Friends of the Library book club! This month's read: "Blue Diary" by Alice Hoffman. All are welcome to this special event in the Topping Room.

Foster - College Planning

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Foster - Speaker Linda Kapala will help you learn how to choose the right college, finance a college education, fill out applications, and much, much more.

Foster - make!

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 7:00pm

Foster Library - make!show!tell! Local artists will show off their projects in brief presentations.

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