Library Events and Activities


It's Summer Reading Club time -
Children - "Fizz, Boom, Read!" click here for details
Teens - "Spark a Reaction!"  - click here for details
Adults - "Literary Elements" - click here to review a book and enter the drawing for prizes

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Abbit the Average, Comedy & Magic & Juggling

Wednesday, July 30 - 11:00-11:45 a.m. at Grant R. Brimhall Library and 2:00-2:45 p.m. at Newbury Park Branch
Bring the children of all ages to enjoy a hilarious, high-energy entertainment experience with audience participation and packed with non-stop laughs. The greatest average magic show you will ever see. A Summer Reading Club Wacky Wednesday event - Fizz, Boom, Read!
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Flights of Fantasy Story Theatre

Saturday, August 2, 11:00-11:45 a.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library and 2:00 - 2:45 p.m. - Newbury Park Branch Library 

Enjoy a fresh spin on multicultural folktales as they spring to life with zany costumes and props. A Summer Reading Club Super Saturday event - Fizz, Boom, Read!
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Teen After-hours Movie Night

Tuesday, August 5 - 7:30-10:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Teens in grades 6-12 enjoy a pizza and snacks and watch THE HUNGER GAMES - CATCHING FIRE (PG-13, Lionsgate, 146 min.)  A Teen Summer Reading Club event - Spark a Reaction!  **Parents-please pick up your child promptly at 10 pm.

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Nature of Wildworks: Animal Adaptations

Wednesday, August 6 - 11:00-11:45 a.m. at Grant R. Brimhall Library and 2:00-2:45 p.m. at Newbury Park Branch
Bring children of all ages to discover how wild and exotic birds, mammals and reptiles survive in their environents, protect themselves against predators and hunt for food. A Summer Reading Club Wacky Wednesday event - Fizz, Boom, Read!
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Cultural Bus Tour

Saturday, Sept 20 - 9:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Bus leaves and returns to Newbury Park Branch
Friends of the Thousand Oaks Library host a visit to The Autry Center where you will get a guided tour of the new exhibit "Route 66: The Road and the Romance."  Cost is $26 for members and $31 for non-members, includes Bus, Driver's gratuity, and admission. Reservations required, call Carol at 805-480-1450.
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Friendly Book Discussion

Thursday, August 7 - 6:30 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Friends of the Library host this discussion of a different book each month. This month's book is INFERNO by Dan Brown. For more information, contact Sai Chandavarkar at 805-241-5205 or at chitra.sai.chandavarkar@hotmail.com
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Movie Matinee

Monday, August 11 - 1:00-3:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Free screening of the 2013 Oscar winning animated Disney film FROZEN starring Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, and Jonathan Groff. Story inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's beloved fairy tale The Snow Queen.  Also won the Oscar for Best Original Song "Let It Go." Rated PG. Bring your own snacks and enjoy.
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Film at NPB

Tuesday, August 12 - 7:00 - 8:40 p.m. - Newbury Park Branch
Free screening of the 2001 film JURASSIC PARK III starring Sam Neill, William H. Macy, and Tea Leoni. (Rated PG-13, 92 min.Universal) Refreshments provided.
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History Book Discussion

Thursday, August 14- 7:00-9:00 p.m. - Goebel Adult Center
Hosted by the Friends of the Thousand Oaks Library, this group meets the second Thursday of every month. For more information contact, Jack Heller, 805-341-7585 or jheller14@roadrunner.com
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Off to a Great Start

Wednesday, August 20 - 1:30 - 2:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Thursday, August 21 - 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. - Newbury Park Branch

A special storytime for children entering Kindergarten to help them feel ready for school.
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Live at the Library

Saturday, August 23 - 8:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library

Come enjoy Grammy nominated singer and arranger PERLA BATALLA. A $20 donation with refreshments. Make reservations at www.liveatthelibrary.org
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Jumpin' Joz Band

Sunday, August 23 - 3:00 - 4:45 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
End the summer on a high note with the swingin'est band in Southern California. Jumpin' Joz has a style that includes swing, jump, jazz and R&B. Free courtesy of the Friends of the Thousand Oaks Library.
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Film at NPB

Monday, August 25 - 7:00 - 8:45 p.m. - Newbury Park Branch
Free screening of the 2008 film THE INCREDIBLE HULK starring Edward Norton, Liv Tyler and Ty Burrell. (Rated PG-13, 112 min.Universal) Refreshments provided.
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Used Book Sale

Friday, August 29 - 6:00 -8:30 p.m. - Newbury Park Branch (Friends members get early sale from 3-5 p.m.)
Saturday, August 30 - 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Newubyr Park Branch

Friends of the Thousand Oaks Library host their two-day summer Used Book Sale. Get good condition used books at a great price. Proceeds benefit Library programs and collections. www.toaks.org/library or www.ftol.org
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Storytimes - click here for schedule
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Sign up to receive the Library Newsletter (Oakleaf) and Calendar by email - click here
July - August newsletter and calendar in pdf format - (click here to view)
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For more information on these programs call the library at 805-449-2660.

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