Grant R. Brimhall Library, Newbury Park Library, and all Book Drops are closed until further notice. Get more information
During the library closure, late fines and DVD rental fees will be waived.

Passport program has been temporarily suspended and all the appointments have been cancelled. 
Please visit the City of Thousand Oaks website for information on the current COVID-19 situation.

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Adult Programs and Events

 All programs have been canceled during the closure

baby and mom

Conversations with Mom 

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room
(Before Library hours, participants should enter the Main Library entrance)

Conversations with Mom is a free group for mothers with newborns 0-6 months to learn about parenting. A family therapist is available to answer questions. Co-sponsored by Los Robles Hospital.

ESL Conversation GroupASL
Grupo de Conversación

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Grant Brimhall Library Conference Room

Los miércoles
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Grant R. Brimhall Library El cuarto de conferencia

Practice speaking English with other adults and meet new people in an informal & friendly group setting.

Practique hablar inglés con otros adultos y conozca gente nueva en un ambiente informal y amigable para grupos.

Dungeons & Dragons

dungeons-and-dragonsSaturday, April 4   (1st Saturday of each month) 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room 

Saturday, March 28 (4th Saturday of each month)
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Newbury Park Library Meeting Room

Adventures old and new take part in the classic role-playing game.
Grouped by age 10-14 and 15+
Pre-sign-up required for ages 10-14. 
Sign up at Information Desk or call 449-2260, option #5.

Open Mic Poetry Nightspoetry night

2nd Wednesday of each month:
Wednesday, March 11
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Newbury Park Library Meeting Room 

4th Wednesday of each month: 

Wednesday, March 25  
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

Join a diverse local poetry community to read, listen, encourage, and inspire. In partnership the Ventura County Art Council and host Ken Jones.

Adult Coloring: Winteradult coloring a program

Friday, March 13
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

Bring your friends or make some new ones while spending a relaxing afternoon coloring at the library. Bring your own coloring book or use one of our coloring sheets. Colored pencils and markers will be provided.

Thousand Oaks Reads 2020 - One City One Book

Concert: Honey Whiskey Trio - Sunday, March 15, 3:00 p.m. at GRB

Bees in the Garden - Tuesday, March 24, 6:30 p.m. at GRB

For more information and additional activities pick up a brochure at the Thousand Oaks Library or visit:


master gardenersMaster Gardeners: Creating a Shade Garden

Wednesday, March 18
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

Learn the names of shade paints that will grow in our climate. Learn how and where to plant them, their water needs and other cultivation tips. 

Join Ventura County Master Gardener, Olwyn Kingery, for this information.

Crafternon: Honeycomb Washi Tape Boxeshoneycomb

Friday, March 20
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Newbury Park Library Meeting Room

Create a unique jewelry box using washi tape and felt. Supplies are provided.  

Still Life Drawing still life drawing

Friday, March 27  
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

Join artists of all levels looking to sharpen their skills by drawing from life. This workshop offers a chance to choose from one of two still like arrangements to draw using pencils, charcoal, or other dry mediums. Artists please bring your own supplies. Chairs and tables are provided.

R AND tThe Rough and Tumble

Sunday, March 29
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Newbury Park Library Meeting Room

The Rough and Tumble are as easy to detect as a stray dog on your doorstep - and as difficult to send home. The dumpster-folk, thriftstore-Americana duo, consisting of Mallory Graham and Scott Tyler and their menagerie of classic foll and homemade instruments, have been hobbling around the country in their 16ft camper with their dogs since 2015, taking their songs to the far corners of the US and to their weird little towns they pass along the way. The Rouh and Tumble released their latest studio album, Howling Back, at the Wounded Dog on September 6, 2019.

eggsSpecial Craft Program: Crochet Easter Eggs

Monday, March 30  
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Newbury Park Meeting Room

Learn to make your own crochet Easter Eggs! Bring your own 5.00 mm/H hook. For beginners.