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Homework and Your Library

Twenty-four years ago Ventura County Library established its first ...
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Ojai – New Year, New Business

Joseph “Joe” Lee Suh will visit the Ojai Library at 4:30pm on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, to present a special talk, “New Year, New Business: Start, Grow, Expand, and Recover with the U.S. Small...
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Monday Matinees – Screenings of 2020 award nominees and winners – at the Ojai Library

The Ojai Library will present a series of Monday Matinees weekly beginning on Monday, February 10, 2020. Each screening will begin at 11:30am, with six total films, concluding on Monday, March 23....
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Ojai – Free Noontime Opera Concert

Opera Santa Barbara will return to the Ojai Library to present a Free Noontime Opera Concert on Thursday, January 30, 2020. The concert will begin at 12pm in the main room of the library and will...
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Fun at the Library During Winter Break

Thank goodness libraries are more than just books. We have games, STEAM labs, ongoing jigsaw puzzles, LEGOs, DVDs, Coloring and craft events, and lots of Storytimes.  During Winter Break ...
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Yosemite Falls (Joel’s Journeys #18)

This blog will be the sixth about the Sierra Nevada. This time, instead of entering from the east, our journey begins from the crowded west side that over 90% of the public uses.  In order to avoid...
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Help - All My Holds Came in at Once!

Do you often get a notification that the item you requested has arrived at your branch library only to find that ALL the items your requested have arrived?  It's a common problem.  But a problem with...
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The English Abroad

The Durrells in Corfu is a recent PBS series about a British family who leaves England in the mid-1930s to start a new life on the Greek island of Corfu. The group, a widowed mother and her somewhat...
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Visit Your Library Over the Holidays

There are so many ways your Ventura County Libraries can make your holiday season less stressful. We can help with your menu,...
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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.