Annual Food for Fines: Saturday, December 9 through Friday, December 15, 2017

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Teen Picture Book Story Timeteen-storytime

Grade 6th to 12th

Monday, November 20
6:00-7:00 P.M.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

Teens! Celebrate Picture Book Month by reading your favorite picture books from your childhood to other teens. Rehash modern or old classics in your best storytime voice or just stop by to listen to other teens read their favorites. (Pajama’s optional.) 

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Hour of Code

Monday, December 4
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Newbury Park Library Meeting Room  

Wednesday, December 6
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Grant R. Brimhall Library Technology Training Room 

Thursday, December 7
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Grant R. Brimhall Library Technology Training Room 

Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify “code”, to show that children that they can learn the basics of coding. The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week, this year the week of December 5-11. Bring your kids to learn during one of the Library’s Hour of Code sessions where they will receive assistance from library staff.

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Homework Help @ Your Library

Grade K to 8th

Mondays & Wednesdays (Closed on all CVUSD holidays & breaks)
Time: 3:30-5:00 P.M.
Location: Newbury Park Library Meeting Room

Need help with homework? Want to improve your math or reading skills? Don’t know much about history? Great news! Get homework help from volunteers at the Newbury Park Library. Parents must stay in the library. Library staff and Homework Helpers are not responsible for supervision.

*Please email volunteer coordinator, Judi Bumstead if you are interested in becoming a volunteer Homework coach.  

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Newbury Park Library

Newbury Park Branch

  • The Young Adult collection at Newbury Park offers books, graphic novels, and spoken word titles for teens grades 7-12.

  • Looking for recommendations? Check out our booklists, highlighted books, and the Y.A. bulletin board for titles that might catch your interest.

  • Got a school report that isn't writing itself? Our research stations have filtered Internet access, Microsoft Office programs.

  • Printing and photocopying are available in the library. Color prints cost $.50 per page and black and white prints cost $0.15. Wireless printing is also available.

  • Need email access?  If you need e-mail access to submit homework (or to ask your friends when that report is due), a parent or guardian can sign you up for an unfiltered Internet account with one hour per day time limit. You must be in 6th grade or above to get an Internet account. You can also bring in your own laptop and take advantage of our wireless network.

Grant R. Brimhall Library

Grant R. Brimhall Library

  • Young Adult collection has books, magazines and audio books just for teens. Audio books for young adults are available in two formats: CDs, and Playaways.

  • Need a computer?

    These research workstations have filtered Internet access plus Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel.  Some websites, including e-mail or chat, are not available. Unfiltered Internet is available to teens under 18 with their parent's or guardian's permission. A parent or guardian must accompany teens to the library to fill out a permission form, so that teens can access the unfiltered Internet. For more information, please see the library's Internet Use Policy.

  • Printing and photocopying are available in the library. Color prints cost $0.50 per page and black and white prints cost $0.15. Wireless printing is also available.

  • Need Wifi? Bring your laptop and log on to the Internet in the library.

  • Need a place to work with friends?  Head for the gardens or group study room located near the Gift Shop.