Ventura Libraries April events

Avenue Library
Children & Family Events
Día de los Niños/Dίa de los Libros
4/28 Saturday @ 11:00 am—2:00 pm
Join the Avenue Library as hundreds of libraries throughout the country host special multicultural events in celebration of Día (El día de los niños/El día de los libros, Children’s Day/Book Day).

E.P. Foster Library
Adult Programs & Special Events
Educational Nature Series: Shark Bite
4/11 Wednesday @ 7-8pm
Bryan Swig, Ph.D. will present his research on the tooth fragment that he used to extract DNA from one of the fatal attacks that occurred at Surf Beach.

Educational Nature Series: Let’s Monkey Around
4/24 Tuesday @ 7-8pm
Anita Stone, Ph.D. will present her research on the primate life histories, social behavior and mating habits of squirrel monkeys. Lecture series featuring research from California Lutheran University science faculty

California Native Plant Society Lecture
4/17 Tuesday @ 7-9pm
Please join us for an interesting and enlightening lecture series presented by the California Native Plant Society, Channel Islands Chapter. See you in the Topping Room!

Adult STEAM Workshop
4/21 Saturday @2-3pm, 3rd Saturday of the month
Do you want to learn about what’s new in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM)? Each month a different themed program will be presented. See you in the Makerspace! This month we will explore Fiber arts.

Ongoing Events
Children’s Events
Early Literacy Class
4/3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, & 25
Tuesdays & Wednesdays @ 10:30am
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!

Teen Happenings
Teens and Money
4/21 Saturday @ 10-11am in the Topping Room
Learn about managing money effectively, preparing for common upcoming bills, establishing credit, managing their own budget, and ways to track spending. Presented by Patti Braga with Ventura County Credit Union.
Steam Monthly
4/11 Wednesday @ 4-6pm
Steam Monthly is a structured event in the E.P. Foster Library Makerspace. This month will have a game design focus.

Hill Road Library
Children’s Events
Discover Science
4/3 Tuesday @ 4pm
Join Rachel Chang for this hands on workshop as she demonstrates science principles of chemistry, physics, and biology.
Maker Lab
4/12 Thursday @ 4pm
Join us each month as we learn how to use a 3D printer, build with Legos, connect squishy circuits, or create with VEX robotics. Aimed at 10 and up.

Adult Events
Author Panel
4/28 Saturday @ 11am—1pm
Everything you always wanted to know about novel writing but were afraid to ask: 4 local authors share their individual experiences from Concept to Publishing.
Saticoy Library
Children & Family Events
Lego Play
4/2, 9, 16, 23, & 30 Mondays @ 1- 5pm
Build, Learn, and Play! Bring your imagination and experiment with creative designs. Children of all ages welcome!

Adult Classes & Events
English Classes
4/2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18,23, 25, &30
Monday & Wednesday @ 3- 5pm
ESL Conversation Groups hosted by Laubach Literacy of Ventura County

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