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Browsing the Library Shelves - Virtually

There are many things we miss about our libraries. For many of us, it is the serendipity of finding the right book, at the right time, while browsing the shelves. Shelf browsing is still a...
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Your eLibrary - A Student's Best Ally

Schools and libraries are closed but not your eLibrary. Students who wish to continue their studies, or need information while...
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March 3, 2020 Election Information

We are voting in the primary on March 3, 2020. Here are some handy links to get you ready for the election:
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Homework and Your Library

Twenty-four years ago Ventura County Library established its first ...
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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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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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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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Come Back to the Library

When was the last time you visited a Ventura County Library? When you were in school or when your children were little? Do you...
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Summer Adventures in Your Library

Have you considered having an adventure at your library? Libraries are cool, peaceful places to spend a summer day. Each one of our branches...
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We are Celebrating All Things Library This Week

If you use social media at all you have noticed an increase in interesting and informative posts by...