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scavenger huntInternational Games Week Scavenger Hunt

Recommended for ages 3-10

Sunday, November 4 to Saturday, November 10, 2018 

During Library Hours
Grant R. Brimhall Library and the Newbury Park Library

Visit the Children's Help Desk* to take part in our International Games Week scavenger hunt. Pick up a treasure map and explore the Library for the pieces of a puzzle to a hidden treasure.**
* Or the Newbury Park Library's Reference Desk
** One prize per person. While supplies last.

Literary Potatoesliterary potato

Recommended for school ages

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Newbury Park Library Meeting Room

Monday, November 26, 2018
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

 Celebrate Picture Book Month by decorating a potato as your favorite book character!

party puppet show

The Party Puppet Show

Recommended for ages 3-6

Saturday, November 10, 2018
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

Saturday, November 10, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Newbury Park Library Meeting Room

The Party Puppet Show is a unique puppet theater program that uses puppets

fun with music

Family Fun Night

Featuring: Fun with Music with Craig Newton

Recommended for ages 0-5

Thursday, November 29, 2018
6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

Families with children 0-5 are invited to this special free event to promote early childhood literacy. Participants are invited to dance, clap, and sing along as Craig Newton performs classic children's songs in this fun and interactive program. Older siblings and family members are welcome to join the fun, too!

hour of codeHour of Code

Recommended for elementary school students

Monday, December 3, 2018
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Newbury Park Library Meeting Room

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Technology Training Room

Computer Science is a foundation for every student. Just us to help millions of new learners start with one Hour of Code. Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code" to show 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 3-9. Bring your kids to learn during one of the Library's Hour of Code sessions where they will receive assistance from library staff.

Make & Take Gingerbread Housegingerbread house

Recommended for school age

Monday, December 10, 2018
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Newbury Park Library Meeting Room

Create a "Gingerbread" House using graham crackers and icing and embellish your house with decorative candy. Space is limited. Registration Required. To register, please see the Reference Desk or call (805)-449-2660 option 7.

Conversations with Mommom and baby

For mothers with babies 0-6 months old

Tuesdays, starting from January 9
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

This free, ongoing group is an opportunity for moms and their newborns to get together in a relaxed environment to express the joys and concerns of being a new mother. This support group covers a variety of topics, offering the opportunity to meet new moms in the community, and provides a place to ask questions and get information. The group is facilitated by Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Kimberly Zevallos (Lic. #80021) of Counseling Conejo Valley.

Drop-ins are welcome and no sign-up is required. Call 818-639-2254 for more information.

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Dog Daysdog-days

Recommended for school age

Tuesdays, September 11 through November 13
Grant R. Brimhall Library Children’s Library Program Room

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

Download flyer [PDF]