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September 16, 2014

    Back to School Movie Matinee Teens
    Tuesday, September 16, 3:45-6:10 pm
    South Oxnard Branch Library Computer Center

    Find out about our events planned for the next few months, then sit down and watch the movie based on John Green’s best-selling book.

Upcoming Events

    Movie Matinee (rated PG) Kids
    Wednesday, September 17, 3:30 pm
    South Oxnard Branch Library Computer Center

    An international criminal is pretending to be Kermit the Frog. Can all his Muppet friends save the day? Find out in this hilarious adventure.

    Young Adults - Web Series “Things Left Unsaid” Teens
    Thursday, September 18, 4:30–5:30 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    This web series brings PTSD front and center by portraying a Marine veteran with PTSD and an artsy hipster struggling to find love and acceptance. The writer, producer, director, and one of the lead characters who actually has PTSD will be present for the screening to answer questions.

    Documentary: “Ground Operations: Battlefields to Farmfields”
    Saturday, September 20, 2:30–3:30 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Film producer Dulanie Ellis will present the screening of her documentary celebrating the continuing service veterans give to their community as some transition into agricultural careers as sustainable farmers, ranchers, and artisan food producers.

    Volunteerism: Help a Veteran
    Monday, Sept. 8, 22, Oct. 6, 20, Nov. 3 at 10:15 am
    TBA

    Spend time socializing with senior veterans, putting together puzzles, playing games, etc. Call Karen Schatz for information on how you can be involved at (805) 240-7344.

    Paper Craft Kids
    Monday, September 22, 4 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Learn to make tissue paper flowers in honor of Latino Heritage Month.

    Fall Sun Catchers Kids
    Thursday, September 25, 3:30 p.m.
    Colonia Branch in Room 21

    Let the autumn sun make these shining examples of your creativity!

    Veterans’ Contributions through the Arts and Humanities
    Saturday, September 27, 3:30–4:30 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Many veterans have distinguished themselves in the arts and humanities; e.g., Julia Child and James Earl Jones. Executive Director Keith Jeffreys from the United States Veterans Artists Alliance will touch on some of their contributions, the work of the USVAA, and tell his own personal story.

    Storytelling Fiesta presented by Flights of Fantasy Kids
    Wednesday, October 1, 4 pm
    South Oxnard Center Multipurpose Room

    Listen to stories from throughout Latin America in this fun, interactive storytelling presentation in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

    Tempered Steel – The Story Behind the Scars and Wounds of War
    Saturday, October 4, 2:30–3:30 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    A warrior who has been injured in the Iraq or Afghanistan war will tell of his physical or psychological injury and how he perseveres in his new life. Warrior TBD.

    Children's Movie (rated G) Kids
    Monday, October 6, 4 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    A stunning Disney nature film tracks a family of bears through the wilderness of Alaska.

    Teen Council Meeting - South Oxnard Branch
    Wednesday, October 8, 4:00 - 5:30 pm
    South Oxnard Branch Library Computer Center

    This is a service club of the library. If you have never been, we meet the second Wednesday of the month and it is a chance to meet students from other schools who wish to make the library a great place for local teens. You will help plan library events and advise the YA Librarian about books, music, and DVDs popular with your peers. Refreshments are always served!

    Ride2Recovery – Making A Difference in the Lives of Healing Heroes
    Saturday, October 11
    TBA

    Come and spend time in Ventura with active duty and wounded veterans who are riding bicycles from San Francisco to Santa Monica to raise funds for rehabilitation programs for veterans. Ventura will be their last overnight stop before going on to Santa Monica.

    Teen Read Week October 12 - October 18 Teens
    October 12 - 18
    All Oxnard Libraries

    Vote for the Teens' Top Ten Book of 2014! Read for the FUN OF IT!

    A Grateful Nation Honors Our Veterans
    Monday, October 13, 10:30–11:30 am
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Learn about the ways in which veterans have been honored for their service through public monuments and ceremonies in the United States - and even abroad.

    Make an Inspiration Board Teens
    Wednesday, October 15, 4 pm
    South Oxnard Branch Library Computer Center

    To celebrate this year's Teen Read Week's theme, "Turn Dreams Into Reality," we will create an Inspiration Board.