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 - Eastern and Western Perspectives on Health and Well-Being

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 6:00pm

Foster - While some cultures seek happiness through success and materialistic possessions, others define happiness as being content and connected to one's family and community. Dr. Christy Teranishi Martinez will examine happiness and well-being from Eastern and Western perspectives. We will discuss strategies for alleviating stress and adding well years to your life.

Foster - Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 6:00pm

Foster - New York Times bestselling author Captain Luis Carlos Montalván and his service dog, Tuesday, come to E.P. Foster Library to discuss the "war after the war," the human-animal bond, and their inspirational story of healing and hope.

Foster - Book Discussion, "The Things They Carried"

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Foster - Join us as we read a chapter of the book to discuss together.

Foster - The Things They Carried: Why Fiction and Not Journalism?

Monday, April 7, 2014 - 6:00pm

Foster - Professor Chianese will speak at 6 p.m. before a film screening at 7. The featured film is the biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.

Foster - Counting the Days: Stories of Tenacity and Courage of POWs

Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Foster - In this presentation, Craig B. Smith discusses his latest book, Counting the Days: POWs, Internees, and Stragglers from WWII in the Pacific. He tells the stories of six prisoners of war imprisoned by both sides during the conflict the Japanese called the "Pacific War."

Foster - Book Appetit: Baking Demonstration

Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Foster - A local bakery owner will be visiting the Topping Room to discuss great baking techniques.

Foster - “Monsoon Blues” Poetry Reading

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 7:30pm

Foster - Poet Elijah Imlay reads from his collection inspired by his experiences as a soldier in Vietnam.

VCL Maker Space

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Foster, Topping Room - Family night! Learn the ancient art of origami.

VCL Maker Space

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Foster, Topping Room - CAPS media night.

Come tonight and learn about 3-D printing!

  • Open Tech Night at make!
  • 3D Printing, 3D Modeling, Microcontrollers and whatever you are working on.
  • Tonight, Tuesday March 4, 2014 at 8:00 pm in the E.P. Foster Library Topping Room
  • Presented by Ventura County Library, CAPS TV, Ventura Area Makers/Builders/Hackers
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