in Downtown Ventura
There's so much to do in Downtown! Mark your calendars for these upcoming events!
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November Events at E.P. Foster Library
November 2, 2015 @ 8:00 am - November 30, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until November 30, 2015
Adult Programs/Special Events
Ventura County Public Works Agency Water and Sanitation Presentation
11/3 @ 3 pm
Eric Kellar of Ventura County Public Works Agency’s Department of Water and Sanitation will be presenting a talk on the water treatment plant, solar power, and their new lab building.
Pets for Vets
11/7 @ 1 pm
Ron Lydick from Pets for Vets will talk about this organization that provides companion dogs to veterans to help them transition to civilian life.
Local Author Pastor Lucy Lora
11/8 @ 2 pm
Pastor Lucy Lora will discuss her book, The Whisper of the Holy Spirit.
Local Author John Mulhall
11/17 @ 6:30 pm
Author John Mulhall will discuss and sign his book Dark and Broken Things.
CSU – CI Lecture Series: Dr. Jacob Jenkins Learning to Lead
11/18 @ 5 pm
This talk explores what it means to be an effective leader in the world today by outlining five specific leadership styles, techniques for developing leadership skills, and the role and importance of leadership in our everyday lives.
After School Reading Crew
11/25 Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm
K-3rd grade elementary students and their families are invited to this literacy enrichment class.
Early Literacy Class
11/3, 4, 10, 17, 18, 24, & 25
Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10:30 am
A great way to introduce your child to early literacy and the library. Join us every week for stories, poems, music, movement, a simple craft, and fun!
11/3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, & 24
Tuesdays & Thursdays 3-5 pm
Homework Helpers will be available to help students in grades K through 12 with their homework assignments.
Paws for Reading
11/7, 14, 21 & 28 Saturdays noon-1 pm
Read aloud to a registered service dog (sign-up required).
TAG Teen Advisory Group
11/4 & 18 Wednesdays 4 pm
Active members will get credit towards School Community Services Hours. TAG meetings are in the Young Adult area on the 2nd floor.
Youth Chess Club
11/2, 9, 16, 23, & 30 Mondays 3 pm
Learn to play chess or improve your current ability! Assisted by Class A tournament player Jack Cashman.
11/18 Wednesday 3:30 – 5 pm
Get your craft on in the afternoon at E.P. Foster Library. Enjoy a special fall themed craft!
11/3 & 17 Tuesdays 3-5 pm
Building fun at the library! Learn to build for wind. Children of all ages welcome.
Lego LAB: Build, Learn, and Play!
11/10, 14, & 24 Tuesdays 3 pm
Exciting challenges every meeting. Bring your imagination and experiment with creative designs. Children of all ages welcome!
|Library LAB Open Workshop
11/25 Fall schedule: 2nd & 4th Wednesdays 4:30-6:30 pm Come by the library on Wednesday evenings to learn more about our 3D printer and laser cutter—or to use them yourself! Ask the library staff about what you need to bring to print or engrave an item of your own, or just drop in to see what we’re up to in our library makerspace.
Poetry Open Mic Night
11/5, 12, 19 Thursdays 7:30-9 pm On these Thursday nights, come join this group of writers as they meet in the Topping Room to share their work.
Ukulele Jam Session
11/9 & 23 Mondays 7-10 pm Locals gather to play the ukulele on the first and third Monday of the month.
Teens Teaching Tech
11/14 Saturday Noon – 1 pm. Need help with technology? Bring your device to the library to get help from local teens.
Computer classes are now
one-on-one sessions. Call the
library for more information!