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August 22, 2014

There are no events scheduled for this day.
Upcoming Events

    What Parents Can Do About Bullying
    Saturday, August 23, 3 - 4 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Detective Crystal Walker from the Oxnard Police Department will give a presentation for parents on bullying. Parents are the first line of defense if their child is being bullied. Learn how to recognize if a child is being bullied and what steps to take to help. Learn what to do if your own child is a bully and what your responsibilities and liabilities are.

    South Oxnard Branch Bilingual Family Story Time Kids
    Mondays at 5 pm
    South Oxnard Branch Library

    Bilingual Family Story Time/Hora de Cuentos Familiares at South Oxnard Branch is every Monday at 5 pm.

    Main Library Preschool Story Time Kids
    Tuesdays at 10:30 am
    Main Library Children's Area

    Preschool Story Times are every Tuesday at 10:30 am.

    Main Library Bilingual Story Time Kids
    Wednesdays at 5 pm
    Main Library Children's Area

    Bilingual Story Times at the Main Library are on Wednesdays at 5 pm.

    Introduction to Social Media
    Wednesday, August 27, 1 - 2 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Have you heard of social media such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google Plus+ and wondered what they are and what is the difference between them? Sister Hyatt, an instructor at the Pauline Center for Media Studies, will clarify what they are designed for so you can see which ones might be useful for your purposes.

    South Oxnard Branch Family Story Time Kids
    Thursdays at 5 pm
    South Oxnard Branch Library

    Family Story Times at South Oxnard Branch are on Thursdays at 5 pm.

    Labor Day Holiday - Library Closed
    Monday, September 1
    All Oxnard Libraries

    All Oxnard Public Libraries will be closed in observance of Labor Day.

    Library Board Meeting
    Monday, September 8, 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.

    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.

    Oxnard Purple Heart City Proclamation and Grant Kickoff
    Tuesday, September 9, 4:00–6:30 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Oxnard City Council will officially declare Oxnard as a Purple Heart City to honor those who have been wounded or killed in battle. We will have a pre-reception in the library at 4:00 with local members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, and then we will move to City Hall at 6:00 for the official Proclamation. The public is invited to attend.

    Reins of Hope
    Monday, September 15, 10:30 - 11:30 am
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Learn how Julie Sardonia, M.A., LMFT, and her specially trained horses provide cutting edge therapy to veterans with PTSD, TBI and various emotional issues where traditional therapy was less successful.

    Book Discussion "What It Is Like to Go to War"
    Monday, September 15, 1:30 - 2:45 pm
    Main Library Meeting Room B

    Led by Librarian Bob Franks, participants will discuss themes in Karl Marlantes’ book. 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. Marlantes will make a personal appearance at the Reagan Library in November.

    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.