Books To Explore

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Reading Challenge - All Ages

Join the Reading Challenge

Kids, teens, and adults! Since you're reading anyway, why not log your reading for a chance to earn prizes? New opportunities to win every season! Register as an individual or create a family account on our Reading Challenge website.

For more reading opportunities for youth, visit our Storytime ,   Kids Reading , and  Teen Reading  pages.


Reading Recommendations


Book Clubs and Discussion Groups


One County, One Book Community Reading Program

2023 selection announcement! Solito, by Javier Zamora.


How to Use the Library's Online Catalog  

We have several videos like the one below to assist you in finding the specific item you want. Please see  Ventura County Library's YouTube eLibrary Tutorials playlist  for more video tutorials.