Library Events and Activities

Chinese New Year

Saturday, Jan. 31, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Celebrate Chinese New Year here at the library with a wonderful musical program and the special Dragon Dance. Free and open to the public.


Dog Days - every Tuesday beginning Jan. 20 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Grant R. Brimhall Library


Movie Matinees Saluting the Oscars

Monday, Feb. 2 - 1:00 - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Free screening of the 1973 Best Picture, THE STING, starring Robert Redford and Paul Newman. (Rated PG, Universal, 129 min). Won 7 Oscars
Monday, Feb. 9 - 1:00 - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Free screening of the 1987 Best Original Screenplay Picture, MOONSTRUCK, starring CHer and Olympia Dukakis. (Rated PG, MGM, 102 min). Won 3 Oscars.
Monday, Feb. 23 - 1:00 - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Free screening of the 1960 Best Picture, THE APARTMENT, starring Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine. (N/R, United Artists, 125 min).


The 1960s Lecture Series

Thursday, Feb. 5 - 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Topic is Vietnam War: Reader's Theater with Michael Arndt and Cal Lutheran Students. Free and open to the public. Next date is April 9.


Films at the Branch

Tuesday, Feb. 3 - 7:00 p.m. - Newbury Park Branch
Free screening of the 1995 film THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT starring Michael Douglas and Annetter Benning. (Rated PG-13, 114 min., Warner Bros.)
Tuesday, Feb. 17 - 7:00 p.m. - Newbury Park Branch
Free screening of the 2013 film WHITE HOUSE DOWN starring Cahnning Tatum and Jamie Fox. (Rated PG-13, 131 min., Columbia Pictures)
 


Friendly Book Discussion

Thursday, Feb. 5, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Hosted by the Friends of the Library this group meets every first Thursday of the month (except this month due to the holiday) to discuss a different book. For more information contact Sai Chandavarkar at 805-241-5205.


History Book Discussion

Thursday, Feb. 12, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Goebel Adult Center
Hosted by the Friends of the Library this group meets every second Thursday of the month to discuss a different historical book. For more information contact Jack Heller at 805-341-7585.


CSUCI Lecture Series

Thursday, Feb. 12 - 7:00-8:30 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
This lecture topic is THE NEGLECTED PACIFIC THEATER OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR  by Rainer F. Buschmann, Ph.D. who discusses the German colonial presence which resulted in conflicts with Australia, New Zealand and Japan. At the same time, soldiers from the Pacific region were deployed at war theaters overseas. Other dates are March 12, April 16 and May 14.


LEGOS @ Your Library

Saturday, Feb. 14 - 2:00-3:30 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Bring the children to build and create with LEGOS. Donations of Legos are welcome.


STEAM @ Your Library - Forensic Science

Saturday, Feb. 21 - 2:00 -3:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library

Teens are invited to learn about the exciting field of Forensic Science presented by Christina Tokatlian, MS, MBA, Forensic Scientist-Forensic Biology/DNA, Ventura County Sheriff's Office, Forensic Services Bureau. This free program is geared for 11-18 year olds.


Storytimes and Kindermusik with Katie - click here for schedule


Free Computer Classes - click here for schedule


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The library is  Mobile!

The Library's mobile site at http://research.tolibrary.org/mobile.php. You can scan the library mobile site QR code on your mobile device. This website allow users to check their account, download ebooks. Patron can put an icon on their iPhone. If you have an android device, please share with us if you have problem getting the mobile site onto the home screen.


For more information on these programs call the library at 805-449-2660.

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