Library Events and Activities

The library is now Mobile!

The Library's new 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.


Thousand Oaks Reads Community Book Discussions

Wednesday, Oct. 29 - 7:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Come discuss the themes and issues of "Mary Coin" with other members of the community. A Thousand Oaks Reads, One City One Book program. Details at http://www.thousandoaksreads.org/


CLU Lecture Series - The 1960s

Thursday, Oct. 30 - 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Join the discussion of the decade the shaped our world - the 1960s presented by Cal Lutheran professors. Tonight's topic is "Perspectives on the Cold War" by Michaela Reaves with an intro to the whole six evening series by CLU President Chris Kimball. Other dates and topics are: Nov. 13 - "The Modern Civil Rights Movement;" Dec. 3 - "Movie Madness at the Drive-In;" Jan. 15 "Putting the POP in Pop Culture: Arts and Music;" Feb. 5 - "Vietnam War: Readers' Theater;" and April 9 - "To the Moon and Back: Scientific Achievements in the Sixties."


Fright Fest

Thursday, Oct. 30 - 12:30 - 9:30 p.m. - Newbury Park Branch

Join us for these scarey classic films - 12:30-Ghostbusters, 2:30-The Birds, 5:00-Poltergiest and 7:30-Dawn of the Dead (1978 version, rated R, no one under 18 admitted without a parent). Free and open to the public with refreshments.


An Afternoon with Marisa Silver

Saturday, Nov. 1 - 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Fred Kavli Theatre
The author of "Mary Coin" will discuss the book and her career and answer questions from the audience. Book sales and signing are also on the program. Free tickets can be picked up at either the Grant R. Brimhall Library or Newbury Park Branch. A Thousand Oaks Reads, One City One Book program. Details at http://www.thousandoaksreads.org/


Family Fun Night

Thursday, November 6 - 6:30-7:30 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library

Families with children from age 0-5 can come enjoy music and movement with Jessica at this fun family event hosted by the Library and Conejo Valley Neighborhood for Learning.


Friendly Book Discussion

Thurday, Nov. 6 -6:30 - 8:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Friends of the Library host this lively book discussion of various novels and non-fiction books every first Thursday of the month. For information contact Sai Chandavarkar at 805-241-5205 or email him at chitra.sai.chandavarkar@hotmail.com


Dog Days

Fridays, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5 - 4:00-5:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Children in grades K to 5th can come practice their reading skills with therapy dogs. Sign up for a 10-15 min. timeslot when you arrive.


Both Libraries will be CLOSED on Tuesday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veteran's Day.


CSUCI Speaker Series

Wednesday, Nov. 12 - 7:00-8:30 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library

The last in the fall series is the topic is GLOBALIZATION, NICHE PORTS, AND THE LOCAL ECONOMY: A LOOK AT PORT HUENEME AND THE SO. CAL LOGISITICS INDUSTRY by Elizabeth Sowers, Ph.D. Free and open to the public.


CLU Lecture Series - The 1960s

Thursday, Nov. 13 - 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Join the discussion of the decade the shaped our world - the 1960s presented by Cal Lutheran professors. Tonight's topic is "The Modern Civil Rights Movement;" Other dates are: Dec. 3 - "Movie Madness at the Drive-In;" Jan. 15 "Putting the POP in Pop Culture: Arts and Music;" Feb. 5 - "Vietnam War: Readers' Theater;" and April 9 - "To the Moon and Back: Scientific Achievements in the Sixties."


History Book Discussion

Thursday, Nov. 13 - 7:00 p.m. - Goebel Adult Center
Friends of the Library host this interesting historical book discussion every second Thursday of the month. Contact Jack Heller at jehller@roadrunner.com or 805-341-7585 for more information.


LEGO Play @ your Library

Saturday, Nov. 15 - 2:00-3:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Saturday, Dec. 6 - 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Newbury Park Branch
Children learn by playing so bring them to the Library to play and create at with LEGOs!


Conejo Valley Film Festival III

Sunday, Nov. 16 - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Free screening of family films that were filmed here in the Conejo Valley. At 1:00 p.m. see DAVY CROCKET: KING OF THE WILD FRONTIER and at 3:00 p.m. see OLD YELLER. Both are Disney films. Bring your own refreshments.


Free Films at Newbury Park Branch

Tuesday, Nov. 4 - 7:00 p.m. - APOLLO 13 (Universal, PG, 140 min., 1993
Monday, Nov. 10 - 7:00 p.m. - ALWAYS (United Artists, PG, 122 min., 1989)
Tuesday, Nov. 25 - 7:00 p.m. - GRAVITY (Warner Bros., PG-13, 91 min., 2013)


Movie Matinees

Monday, Nov. 10 - 1:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Free screening of
AMERICAN HUSTLE, Oscar nominated for Best Picture. (2013, Columbia, Rated R, 138 min.) a crime drama loosely based on the FBI ABSCAM operation of the late 70s.

Monday, Nov. 17 - 1:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Free screening of the 2014 film THE MONUMENTS MEN, a war film loosely based on the non-fiction book by Robert M. Edsel, which follows an Allied group of professionals saving fine art and archives from desteruction by Hhitler during WWII. (PG-13, 118 min., Columbia)


20/20 Sale

Thursday, Nov. 20 - 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Get 20% off most items at the Library Foundation Gift Store.



Play Along Songs with Ken Frawley

Saturday, Nov. 22 - 11:00 a.m. at Grant R. Brimhall Library and 2:00 p.m. at Newbury Park Branch
Free musical event by Ken Frawley with interactive songs the whole family will enjoy.


Both Libraries will be CLOSED on Thursday, Nov 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 in observance of Thanksgiving.


Teen Movie Matinee

Saturday, Nov. 29 - 3:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Free screening of THE GIVER (2014, PG-13, 97 min., As Is Productions). Refreshments provided. Bring your friends.


Storytimes - click here for schedule


Free Computer Classes - click here for schedule


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September-October newsletter and calendar in pdf format - (click here to view)


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

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