Library events

We are pleased to announce another exciting partnership between the Ventura County Library and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. On October 6, 2018, Pompeii: The Exhibition opened at the Reagan Library, featuring over 150 authentic artifacts on loan from the renowned Naples National Archaeological Museum in Italy. As with past Reagan Library exhibitions, library customers can enter to win free tickets at any of the library locations, and can use promotional code “LIBRARYMEMBER” for $3 off admission from now until April 21, 2019.

Ventura Libraries January 2019 Events
Avenue Library
Children & Family Events
Building Blocks of Development – Birth to Five Years of Age
1/28 Monday @ 5:30- 6:30pm
Learn about the building blocks of child development from our special guest speaker from Ventura County Public Health.

Bilingual Early Literacy Class
1/7 & 14 Mondays @ 5:30-6:30pm
Join us every Monday for storytelling, nursery rhymes, flannel board fun and more!
Adult Classes & Events
Adult Education Class in English & Spanish
1/19 Saturday @ 4-8pm
Join Paul Rogers for help with English, computer basics, citizenship, drivers’ test, job applications, and more! See you in the community room!
E.P. Foster Library
Porfirio Gutiérrez Zapotec Artisan
1/5 Saturday @6-8pm
Join us for an immersive evening with New York Times featured master dyer & artist, Porfirio Gutiérrez.

Opera Santa Barbara Free Noontime Concert
1/18 Friday @12-1pm
Spend Your Lunch Hour listening to members of the Mosher Studio Artist Program!
Ongoing Events
Twisted Stitchers Fiber Arts Club
1/3 & 17 Thursday @ 11am NEW TIME
Get together with makers from all across the fiber-arts world. Meet, teach, connect, share.
Children’s Events
Early Literacy Class
1/8, 15, 22, & 29 Tuesdays & 1/2, 9, 16, 23, & 30 Wednesdays @ 10:30am
Join us every week for stories, poems, music, movement, a simple craft, and fun!
Teen Happenings
Virtual Reality
1/8, 15, 22, & 29 Tuesdays @ 3:30-5:30pm
Explore the virtual world with these different VR platforms: Event is for ages 13-17.

Hill Road Library
Children’s Events
Early Literacy Class
1/2, 9, 16, 23, & 30 Wednesdays @ 10:30-11:30am
Join us every week for stories, poems, music, movement, and fun!
Adult Special Events
Planning for Your Child’s Financial Future
1/10 Thursday @ 6-7pm
This workshop will give attendees some strategies on 529 accounts, how to talk age appropriately to kids about money, and how to set them on a path to be financially fit.Presented by Ventura County Credit Union (VCCU).

Medicare 101
1/11 Friday @ 10:30-11:30am
Join us for this workshop about the basics of Medicare. Learn how to sign up and file claims. Expert Debra Hilderman will be able to answer any of your questions!
Book Club: Outlander
1/29 Tuesday @6-7pm
Join us for a lively discussion of Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, our first Hill Road Library Book Club choice and our book for the month of January. All are welcome who have read the book!
Saticoy Library
Children & Family Events

Preschool Early Literacy Class
1/8, 15, 22, & 29 Tuesdays @ 10am
Join us every week for stories, poems, music, movement, a simple craft & fun! Preschool Early Literacy Class

Family Coloring and Games
1/5, 12, 19, 26 Saturdays @ 10:30 a.m. – 12 pm
Games, Coloring and other art materials are available for drop-in participants to express their creativity.Children and Adults

3D Printer Demo
1/30 Wednesday @12-6pm
Come watch the 3d printer create objects! All ages, adults too!

Closures this Month
1st– Closed in observance of New Year’s Day
21st — Closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
31st — Libraries open at 2pm due to staff meeting

The Ventura County Library is available 24/7 at Please visit website for information on the location and hours of the library closest to you.

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