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Family Programs

Read Across Americaread_across_america

Thursday. March 2
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Newbury Park Branch Meeting Room

Join the fun at either library for this special celebration of reading, featuring a read-aloud extravaganza with very readers from the community reading to children, beginning at 4:00 p.m. and continuing until 5:30 p.m. Stay for just a story or two, or for the whole time! Plus lots of fun crafts to do!


kingsmen_shakespeareKingsmen Shakespeare Company

Saturday, March 11
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

Kingsmen Shakespeare Company’s popular Shakespeare Educational Tour (S.E.T.) is returning to the Thousand Oaks Library. Now in its 18th year, the Company is proud to present William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s
Dream, led by a group of professional actor/teachers trained to teach and enlighten families to the world of the Bard. Be treated to a 50-minute adaptation of the classic Shakespearean comedy.

Download Kingsmen Shakespeare company Flyer [PDF].


Mrs. Murphy’s Chowdermrs_murphys_chowder

Sunday, March 19
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

The fun of St. Patrick’s Day continues when this highenergy trio combines the best of the Irish and Irish-
American traditions with some of the finest English and Scottish ballads and American favorites. Bring
the family and enjoy sizzling instrumentals, rousing sing-alongs and audience participation. Wear green!

Download Mrs.  Murphy's Chowder Flyer [PDF].


Dog Days

For children in Kindergarten – 5th grade

Nathan reading to Rusty

Readers of all levels and abilities are invited to spend some time reading to a furry friend.

Tuesdays, January 17, 24,  31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Grant R. Brimhall Library Children's Program Room

No advance registration.  Participants will sign up for a brief 10-15 minute session with one of the therapy dogs and their owner. 

Readers of all levels and abilities are invited to come and read to a certified therapy dog! Each reader will again receive a free book provided by a grant from SAGE Publications! (One book per person, while supplies last.)!

Download Dog Days Flyer [PDF].