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 - Fifty Wonders of Korea

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Two film screenings focused on Korea's past and present. There will also be a traditional wedding ceremony re-enactment.

Avenue - Reading is so Delicious! Sprout Spectacular with Maryjane Bauleke

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Maryjane Bauleke will demonstrate sprouting techniques and tell how you can use this nutricious powerhouse food.  Leave with sprout beginnings to grow at home.

Foster - So, You Think You Want to PUBLISH a Book

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Writers have more options than ever to share their work - great news, indeed, but navigating the options can be daunting!We will talk about creating a publishing plan before, during and after finishing your written work.This is a practical overview, focusing on key questions to consider about the wide world of publishing platforms available today.

Foster - Computer Class, eBooks and eAudiobooks

Monday, July 15, 2013 - 11:00am - 11:45am

See what the library has to offer! Free computer classes at Foster Library, call (805) 648-2716 for more information. Level: Beginner

Foster - Ed Provost, Sounds of Second Sunday

Sunday, July 14, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

This very talented and experienced musician will showcase his variety of skills by playing jazz, blues, rock; a little something for everyone. The Topping Room is a family friendly atmosphere where you can truly listen and enjoy our local talent. 

Foster - Geocaching

Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Geocaching is a free real-world outdoor treasure hunt. Players try to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, using a smartphone or GPS and can then share their experiences online.Come learn about geocaching while meeting experienced geocachers. You will also have the opportunity to find geocaches nearby! We will have geocaching related games and prizes. Light refreshments will also be served. Mini starter kits will be available so you can place your own geocache!

Foster - Join the Farm!

Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Join local farmers as they discuss the importance of supporting the community through providing agriculture.

Presenters will focus on organic farming and what it takes to supply local produce to restaurants. You can be a part of this movement by supporting local farms while enjoying fresh, farm to table, food.

Event is free and open to the public, call (805) 648-2716 for more information.

To Boldly Go -- Well, You Know: NASA’s Dawn Mission to the Asteroid Belt

Sunday, June 23, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Foster Library - Topping Room

  • The ambitious and exciting Dawn mission is one of NASA's most remarkable ventures into the solar system. The spacecraft has recently completed an exploration of Vesta and is now traveling to Ceres; these were among the last uncharted worlds in the inner solar system prior to Dawn. 
  • The alien landscapes Dawn reveals provide humankind with a new perspective on the solar system. 
  • Featuring Dr. Marc D. Rayman, a top rocket scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Dr. Rayman is the chief engineer and mission director that builds on DS1 to study the two largest unexplored worlds in the inner solar system.
  • Free and open to the public.
  • Call (805)648-2716 for more information.

Avenue - Peanut Butter Play

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn how to make edible play dough with peanut butter.

Avenue - Culinary Creatures to eat

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Eat mice, frogs, butterflies and more when you create these culinary creatures.

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