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    4300 Saviers Road
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    1500 Camino del Sol #26
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April 27, 2015

    Young Readers' Book Club Kids
    Monday, April 27, 4 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room A

    Sign up at the Children’s Desk by April 13 to discuss “Doña Flor: A Tall Tale about a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart.” Group is limited to 12 children, grades 1 – 4.

Upcoming Events

    Teen & Tween Bead Crafting Teens
    Wednesday, April 29, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
    South Oxnard Branch Computer Center

    Drop in and make a bracelet, lanyard, or whatever – let your creative self lead the way! The Library will provide plastic laces, macramé yarn and beads.

    Movie Matinee (rated PG-13) Teens
    Thursday, April 30, 3:30 pm.
    Colonia Branch Room 21

    A powerful, true story about Olympian Louis Zamperini who was adrift at sea for 47 days before being captured by the Japanese during WWII. A signed permission slip will be required for everyone under the age of 13. Refreshments provided.

    The “Buffalo Soldiers” Story
    Saturday, May 2, 2:30 - 4:30 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Living history educators from the Buffalo Soldier Mounted Cavalry Unit from Southern California and the Women of the West will tell stories about what it was like helping to settle the Western frontier and talk about the rigors of the Buffalo Soldier lifestyle. They will show a brief documentary on the history of the Buffalo Soldiers. It’s My Imagination Showcase Collection and H.E.R.O.E.S. will have displays of small hand-crafted Buffalo Soldiers and other paraphernalia.

    Adult Literacy Volunteer Tutor Preparation Workshops
    Saturday, May 2 and Saturday, May 16, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room A

    Volunteer tutors attend a required six hour tutor-training class before being matched with an adult learner. Volunteer tutors do not need to have any prior tutoring experience. A desire to help an adult work toward his or her potential through improved reading and writing is all that is needed. All training and tutoring take place at the Main Library during regular library hours. If interested in attending please call (805) 385-7536 for more information.

    Computer Labs Closed
    Thursday, May 7
    Main Library and South Oxnard Branch

    The Library is upgrading its computer system and during the transition the computer labs at the Main Library and South Oxnard Branch will be closed. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to providing new and improved library services!

    LA Opera Talk - “The Barber of Seville”
    Saturday, May 9, 3 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Dashing Count Almaviva has lost his heart to the spunky Rosina, whose guardian is determined to marry her himself. It’s Figaro to the rescue, as the resourceful barber conjures up wacky schemes and strategies to unite the young lovers. This comedy is one of the most playful and popular in the entire operatic repertoire. A Community Educator will give the audience background information about this opera and tantalize the audience with some of Rossini’s joyous music.

    Movie Matinee "Big Hero 6" (Rated PG) Kids
    Monday, May 11, 4 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Hiro, his inflatable robot, and their friends form a team of talented heroes.

    Free Movie Matinée: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (Rated PG) Teens
    Wednesday, May 13, 4 – 6pm
    SOBL Computer Center

    At the Museum of Natural History, a new exhibit is being unveiled. Larry Daley, who manages the night exhibit because the exhibits come to life, is in charge of the presentation. But when the exhibits go wild, Larry spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever. PG

    Birdhouse Craft Kids
    Thursday, May 14, 3:30 pm
    Colonia Branch Room 21

    Your feathered friends will love you when they see the nesting birdhouse you painted!

    Memorial Day - Library Closed
    Monday, May 25
    All Oxnard public libraries

    All Oxnard public libraries will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.

    Sponge Art Teens
    Thursday, May 28, 3:30 pm
    Colonia Branch Room 21

    Create lasting art with a sponge! You'll be amazed at how creative you can be!

    Teen Council Meeting Teens
    Wednesday, June 3, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
    South Oxnard Center Multipurpose Room

    This is our last meeting of the school year! We’ll celebrate our soon-to-be graduates and learn about upcoming Summer Reading Program plans.

    Summer Reading Program for Teens & Tweens Teens
    Monday, June 22 – Saturday, August 22
    All Oxnard public libraries

    Read to the Rhythm Summer Reading Program. Registration begins on June 22nd. Be sure to read for prizes and take part in fun activities all summer long!

    Read to the Rhythm T-shirt Design Workshop Teens
    Wednesday, June 10, 4 – 5 pm
    South Oxnard Branch Computer Center

    Help design a special South Oxnard Branch Library t-shirt for our Summer Reading Program. Everyone who attends will receive a free silkscreened shirt later this summer. Be sure to pre-register as space is limited.

    Fourth of July Holiday
    Thursday, July 2
    All Oxnard public libraries

    All Oxnard public libraries will be closed in observance of Independence Day.