Library Events and Activities

Thousand Oaks Reads, One City One Book Selection - Mary Coin by Marisa Silver.

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.

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. - Newbury 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. or

Both Libraries will be CLOSED on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 in observance of Labor Day.

Robin Williams Film Series at Newbury Park Branch

Tuesday, Sept. 2 - 7:00  p.m. - JUMANJI
(PG, 1995, TriStar, 104 min.)
Tuesday, Sept. 9 - 7:00 p.m. - DEAD POETS SOCIETY (PG, 1989, Buena Vista, 128 min.)
Monday, Sept. 22 - 7:00 p.m. - GOOD MORNING VIETNAM (R, 1987, Buena Vista, 121 Min.)
Tuesday, Sept. 30 - 7:00 p.m. - GOOD WILL HUNTING (R, 1997, Miramax, 126 min.)
Free screenings of these films honoring the late great Oscar winning actor. 

Friendly Book Discussion

Thursday, Sept. 4 - 6:30 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Friends of the Library host this discussion of a different book each month. For more information, contact Sai Chandavarkar at 805-241-5205 or at

Splat! Boom! Bang!

Saturday, Sept. 6 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Grant R. Brimhall Library and 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Newbury Park Branch
All ages will enjoy this engaging performance of percussive storytelling by local musician Cory Hills. The Grammy-nominated musician fuses elements of classical music with storytelling and percussion.

Movie Matinees

Monday, Sept. 8 - 1:00-3:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Free screening of the 2013 CAPTAIN PHILLIPS starring Academy Award winner Tom Hanks. Inspired by the true stroy of Richard Phillips, a U.S. Cargo ship captain and his crew who were overtaken by Somali pirates. Rated PG-13, Columbia, 133 min. Bring your own snacks and enjoy.
Monday, Sept. 15 - 1:00-3:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Free screening of the 2013 Lee Daniel's THE BUTLER starring Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker as a White House butler. A former slave ends up a butler in the White House while his son fights for civil rights. (Rated PG-13, Follow Through Productions/Salamander, 132 min.) Bring your own snacks and enjoy.


CSU Channel Islands Lecture Series - Grant R. Brimhall Library

Wednesday, Sept. 10 - 7:00-8:30 p.m. - Emerging Identities in Evolving End-of-the Century Empires
Wednesday, Oct. 8 - 7:00-8:30 p.m. - Beyond the Latino Sports Hero: the Role of Sports in Creating Communities, Networks and Identities
Wednesday, Nov. 12 - 7:00 -8:30 p.m. - Globalization, Niche Ports, and the Local Economy: A Look at Port Hueneme & the So Cal Logistics Industry
These lectures are given by CSUCI professors and are free and open to the public.

History Book Discussion

Thursday, Sept. 11 - 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

Storytimes - click here for schedule

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

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