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    4300 Saviers Road
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    1500 Camino del Sol #26
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October 25, 2014

    In-N-Out Cover to Cover Club Reading Incentive Program Kids
    October 4 - November 15
    Main Library and Colonia Branch Library

    Sign up for the In-N-Out Cover to Cover Club Reading Incentive Program at the Main Library and Colonia Branch Library. Read five library books and earn a free hamburger or cheeseburger. All kids ages 4-12 are welcome. Earn up to three certificates per child. See a librarian for details.

Upcoming Events

    In-N-Out Cover to Cover Club Reading Incentive Program Kids
    October 4 - November 15
    Main Library and Colonia Branch Library

    Sign up for the In-N-Out Cover to Cover Club Reading Incentive Program at the Main Library and Colonia Branch Library. Read five library books and earn a free hamburger or cheeseburger. All kids ages 4-12 are welcome. Earn up to three certificates per child. See a librarian for details.

    The Arty Loon Variety Show: Halloween Edition Kids
    Wednesday, October 29, 4 pm
    South Oxnard Center Multipurpose Room

    Join us for some spooky, silly fun with this wacky performance full of magic, juggling, puppetry and more!

    3-D Haunted House Craft Kit Kids
    Thursday, October 30, 3:30 pm
    Colonia Branch in Room 21

    Build your very own haunted house!

    Adult Literacy Tutor Training
    Two Saturdays, November 1 and 15, 9:30am - 12:30pm
    Main Library Meeting Room A

    Would you like to help someone work toward his or her potential through improved reading and writing? Prior tutoring experience is not necessary, but attending a six hour tutor-training class is required. Please call (805) 385-7536 for more information.

    The Tuskegee Airmen and African American Veterans
    Saturday, November 1, 2:30–3:30 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Several veterans will talk about their military experiences and what they did after they came home. A Tuskegee Airmen historian will discuss the first African American military aviators. A display of WWII airplanes and African American heroes will be available for perusal.

    Book Discussion "What It Is Like to Go to War"
    Monday, November 3, 1:30 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Participants will discuss themes in Karl Marlantes’ book. Mr. Marlantes is a Vietnam veteran and a Rhodes Scholar, and his book has often been cited by veterans as the work that best expresses their experience. Please call 385-7530 to sign up for the discussion. (Mr. Marlantes will make a personal appearance at the Reagan Library in November.)

    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.

    Children’s Craft Kids
    Monday, November 3, 4:00–5:00 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Make a wooden flag and write a letter to a veteran in preparation for Veteran's Day. This craft is designed for children five years old and older.

    Film Screening: Vietnam Veteran Salvador Castaneda
    Tuesday, November 4, 4 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Regina Gonzalez will present and discuss a 45-minute film interview of her late father, a native of Oxnard, who was a helicopter door gunner in Vietnam as well as a photographer at Pt. Mugu. He shot many reels of film during his two tours in Vietnam, and his dream was to create a docudrama of that war from the Latino perspective. His daughter wants to honor her father by keeping his memory and his dream alive.

    Movie Matinee (rated PG-13) Teens
    Thursday, November 6, 3:30 pm
    Colonia Branch in Room 21

    Hazel and Gus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel's other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. Children under the age of 13 will need a signed permission slip to view a PG-13 movie.

    Oz Sanchez "Know No Limits"
    Saturday, November 8, 2:30 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Oscar "Oz" Sanchez, Paralympic Gold Medalist and 5-time world champion handcyclist, inspires audiences to overcome adversity, pursue their dreams, and live lift to the fullest.

    Library Board Meeting
    Monday, November 10, 4:30 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room A

    The Library Board of Trustees meets the second Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in Meeting Room A at the Main Library. The public is welcome to attend.

    Veterans Day - LIBRARY CLOSED
    Tuesday, November 11
    All Oxnard Libraries

    All Oxnard Public Libraries will be closed in honor of Veterans Day.

    Library Closed 9 AM - 12 PM
    Thursday, November 13, 9 am - 12 pm
    All Oxnard Libraries

    The Library will be closed from 9 am to 12 pm for staff development. We apologize for the inconvenience.

    Juggling with David Cousin Kids
    Thursday, November 13, 3:30 pm
    Colonia Branch in Room 21

    Celebrate the Fall season with five-time juggling world record holder David Cousin! Fun for the entire family!