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Adult Programs and Events


Conversations with Mom

Conversations with Mom 

Tuesdays, 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

Wednesdays
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

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Saturday, October 26 (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.

 


Wizard Rock Concertwiz concert

Saturday, October 26
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Marvin E. Smith Community Room 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks

 

Come watch Stephanie Anderson perform as  Tonks and the Aurors in a Wizard Rock Concert.  Music will be original book and library themed songs.  


Open Mic Poetry Nightspoetry night

Wednesday, October 23   (4th Wednesday of each month)
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.


Sundays on Stage

Billy

Billy Kemp

Sunday, October 20
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

 

 
From the Land of Plenty, Billy Kemp is a Baltimore native who is a gifted multi-instrumentalist, but best known for his inventive guitar playing. Reviewed as “having a collection of down-to-earth tales punctuated by vivid lyrics and crisp guitar work.” 


Silent Film Classic The Hunchback of Notre DameHunchback_of_Notre_Dame

Sunday, October 27
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

 

Cliff

Experience the restored silent film classic “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” with Lon Chaney as it was originally viewed, with live piano accompaniment by Cliff Retallick. Mr. Retallick is a well-known accompanist who has provided music for the UCLA Festival of Preservation, the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles, and L.A.’s Silent Movie Theater.


Dia De Los Muertosdia de los muertos

Saturday, November 2
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Newbury Park Library

Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos with crafts and activities.

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Bilingual Storytime for ages 3-5

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. CLU Mariachi Band


Adult Coloring Falladult coloring

Friday, November 8
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Grant R, Brimhall Library

ring 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. 


Crafternoon: Decorative Gift Bagsgift

Friday, November 15
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Newbury Park Library
Meeting Room

The perfect present should have the perfect gift bag! We'll be decorating gift bags and tags with stamps and pens for the upcoming holidays, or for any special occasion! All supplies are provided.  


Dying Laughing: Mystery Author Panelmystery

Sunday, November 17
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library

The Library and the American Association of University Women are hosting a panel of professional mystery authors of the Los Angeles Chapter of Sisters in Crime.  They will share how they develop and use humor in their writing. Prepare to laugh your way through the afternoon discussing this fast moving and open-ended topic.  Featured author/panelists: Linda O. Johnston, Janet Elizabeth Lynn, Jeri Westerson, Will Zeilinger.


Crafternoon: Crochet Rosesroses

Monday, December 2
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Newbury Park Library
Meeting Room

Come to the library for a fun evening spent learning how to make simple crochet roses! Patterns and yarn provided, please bring your own 5.00 mm/H hook. For advanced beginners. 


Crafternoon: Paper Quilling Ornamentspaper

Friday, December 13
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library
Marvin E. Smith Community Room
 

Get in the holiday spirit by makig paper qullied ornament sor hiliday cards. Supplies provided, while they last.


Adult Coloring: Winterwinter

Friday, December 20
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Grant R. Brimhall Library
Marvin E. Smith 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.


 

 

 

 

 

 

Pianist: Cliff Retallick 
Pianist: Cliff Retallick