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

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.

Foster Twofer Writing Seminar

Monday, June 3, 2013 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Learn writing skills from two local Professionals who have published 5 novels and several science fiction short stories!

Avenue - Reading is so Delicious! Tea Ceremony

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn about both the English and Japanese Tea Ceremonies and enjoy some tea!

Avenue - Play with your peanut butter

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Make peanut butter playdough and use it play.......okay to eat it too!

Avenue - Reading is so Delicious! Snack Attack!

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

Learn how to make tasty and healthy snacks (and eat them too) with Jackie Pearce.

Avenue - Reading is so Delicious! LaBak Magic Show!

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

LaBak the Magician - Delicious magic show!

Avenue - Reading is so Delicious! Strawberry Shortcake Capors!

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn how to make strawberry shortcake (and eat it too) and enjoy the Strawberry Shortcake stories.

Avenue - Reading is so Delicious! Decorate an Apron*

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

* Decorate an apron with drawings and appliqued items.  Limited to 12 children (apron sizes are for children 4-8), but older children can decorate for a younger one if too small for them.

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