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reading-buddies

Reading Buddies

WANTED: 1st to 4th Graders

Every Wednesday and Thursday after school
(Closed on all CVUSD holidays & breaks)
between 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. or
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. for a 30-minute session
Grant R. Brimhall Library Children's Program Room

Reading Buddies is a program sponsored by the Thousand Oaks Library matching qualified volunteers with students in grades 1-4. Volunteers work with students to help them improve their reading skills. Space is limited. To register, please come to the Children's Help Desk or call (80) 449-2660 Ext. 7

*As with Homework Center, parents must stay in the library. Reading Buddies or staff are not responsible for supervision.


dog-days

Dog Days

Every Tuesday
3:30 pm - 4:30 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Children’s Library Program Room

First Thursday of every month
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Newbury Park Library Meeting Room

Come and read to a certified therapy dog! No advance registration. Participants will sign up for a brief 10 minute session with a dog and their owner. Readers of all abilities are invited to come and read to a certified therapy dog!  No advance registration.  Participants will sign up for a brief 10-15 minute session with a certified therapy dog and their owner.

Conversations with Mom

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For mothers with babies 0-6 months old

Tuesdays • 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.


Homework Help @ Your Libraryshould-kids-have-homework

Grade K to 8th

Wednesdays & Thursdays
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

Mondays: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Newbury Park Library Meeting Room

*Closed on all CVUSD holidays and breaks

Need help with homework? Want to improve your math or reading skills? Don’t know much about history? Get homework help from volunteers at the Grant R. Brimhall Library and Newbury Park Library. Parents must stay in the library. Library staff and Homework Helpers are not responsible for supervision. See Homework Center Guidelines for details. Not affiliated with Conejo Valley Unified School District.


The Billy Bonkers Magic Showbilly-bonkers

*Special Event for Conejo Valley Unified School District Kindergarten students and their families!

Saturday, September 28
11:00am - 11:45am
Newbury Park Library Meeting Room

Saturday, September 28
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

The Billy Bonkers Magic Show is 45 minutes of fun, interaction and learning for the whole family with a unique British twist! Ages 5 and up.

kindergrowIn September, City staff members will be visiting Kindergarten classes to talk about how they use reading in their work and provide Library cards and information to students. This event is the celebration of the KinderGrow initiative.

 


LEGO®/Rube Playlego rube

Wednesday, October 2
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Newbury Park Library Meeting Room

Monday, October 21
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Marvin E. Smith Community Room

Play with LEGO® bricks and use your imagination! DUPLO® bricks are available for younger builders. Construct a Rube Machine and watch marbles roll through the tunnels you’ve helped engineer! Recommended for School Age Children.


IN-N-OUT “Cover to Cover” Reading Programin-n-out

October 5 - November 16

Drop by either the Grant R. Brimhall Library or the Newbury Park Library to sign up. Read five books and receive a coupon for a free hamburger or cheeseburger! Children ages 4-12 are eligible to participate. Earn up to three coupons per child!

Download flyer for program details


STEAM: 3D Printed Nametagssteam

Wednesday, October 9
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Technology Training Room

Learn how to make a 3D printed nametag. Space is limited.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED*. Grades 3-5 only. To register, please call (805) 449-2660, option 7.
*Participants spots may be given away if more than 5 minutes late.


Corpse brideAnnual Fright Fest   franeweenie

Thursday, October 31
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Newbury Park Library Meeting Room

Frankenweenie 
2:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

Walt Disney, 2012, Rated PG, 87 min

Corpse Bride
3:30 p.m. -  5:00 p.m. 

Warner Bros., 2005, Rated PG, 78 min


Halloween FestivalHalloween Festival photo

Thursday, October 31
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Children's Library

Bring the little ones to enjoy Halloween at the Library with trick-or-treating, craft tables and games. Ages 3-6.