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Your library card number provides you with access to the Ventura County Star online!

You may read the Ventura County Star online, just as you can if you are a subscriber. If you have a Ventura County Library card it's as easy as 1 2 3. 
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Bryce Canyon National Park (Joel's Journeys #17)

This month’s blog refers to the same general area of Utah as last month's post...
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Ojai – Road Scholar

Jill Swaim will visit the Ojai Library on Wednesday, November 20, at 6pm to deliver a presentation entitled Road Scholar: Adventures in Lifelong Learning. Do you love to travel? Do you enjoy learning...
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Understanding the Need for STEAM

You may have noticed the acronym STEAM in many of our children’s events. What is STEAM and how do we incorporate it into crafts and classes? STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering,...
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The Walking Dead

As I’m sitting here trying to think of something to write about, my mind drifts back to the very first post I made on this blog five years ago. It was about a little comic called The Walking Dead....
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Zion National Park (Joel’s journey’s #16)

This blog is about the fourth most visited national park in the United States.  Located about 163 miles northeast of Las Vegas, Zion National Park gets crowded for good reason as you will see from...
A cartoon haunted house with bats surrounded by spooky font text E.P. Foster & Ray D. Prueter Libraries' Teen Advisory Groups Present Horror in the Stacks, A Haunted Library Experience

2019 Horror in the Stacks at Prueter and Foster

Join us for a scary fun time as two Ventura County Libraries turn haunted!   All are welcome, but children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.   Foster & Prueter Libraries' Teen Advisory...
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Free Noontime Opera Concert

Opera Santa Barbara will return to the Ojai Library to present a Free Noontime Opera Concert on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. The concert will begin at 12 pm in the main room of the library and will last...
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Ojai – Smokey the Beaver

Professor of Environmental Science and Resource Management (ESRM) Dr.Emily Fairfax will visit the Ojai Library at 1pm on Saturday, October 12, 2019, todeliver a presentation titled “Smokey the Beaver...
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Ojai – Southern California Road Racing

Local Ventura author Tony Baker will visit the Ojai Library at 1 pm on Saturday, October 5, 2019, to talk about his book, Southern California Road Racing. In California, the popularity of all kinds...

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