Newbury Park Library will be closed from December 23, 2018 to January 1, 2019.
Holiday Hours at the Grant R. Brimhall Library. Important information about holds for Newbury Park Library during the holidays.
All Libraries will resume regular hours on January 2, 2019.
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Word Games & Puzzles for Teens puzzle

Available during Newbury Park Library and Grant R. Brimhall Library Open Hours.

Each month try solving different themed word puzzles and games available in the Teen sections of the Library. Turn in the correct completed activity worksheets for a chance to win a gift card.


Teen Book Discussion – Fantasy Genre


For Grade 6 - 12

Tuesday, December 18
5:00 p.m  - 6:00 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

A friendly discussion about favorite books in the Fantasy genre. Learn about new books that may interest you as well.


Dungeons & Dragons


Saturday, December 22
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Newbury Park Branch Library Meeting Room

Saturday, January 5
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

The 1st Saturday each month at the Thousand Oaks Library
The 4th Saturday each month at the Newbury Park Library

The grandfather of all role playing games is coming to the Library! Meet with friends to solve puzzles, explore new worlds, and take on the roles of wise wizards, mysterious sorcerers and fierce barbarians to bring fantasy to life. Hosted by an experienced dungeon master. Players are grouped by the following ages: 10-14 years, 15-17 years, and 18+ years.

Download flyer [PDF]

New Year Planner Journal Organizer

Learn to Organize your New Year with a Planner Journal!


Thursday, January 10, 2019
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Newbury Park Library Meeting Room

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

Learn how creating a Planner Journal can help you organize your year and keep your diary. Create your own planner using our starter journal or bring your own journal, pens and supplies to setup your Planner Journal for the year.

Trivia & Word Puzzles for Grades 6-12


Every Day in January 2019!
R. Brimhall Library & Newbury Park Library

Visit our libraries for NEW word puzzles and trivia every month. Youth grades 6-12 can guess and enter for the chance to win a prize. Use your knowledge to WIN at the Library!



Video Gaming Wednesdays

Super Smash Bros @ The Library

Every 3rd Wednesday of the month – 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Next Session - Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Newbury Park Library Tech Space

Play Super Smash Bros on Nintendo Switch at the Newbury Park Library

Oculus riftVirtual Reality @ The Library

Every 4th Friday of the month try Oculus Rift Virtual Reality at one of our Libraries

Friday, January 25, 2019
3:00-5:00 pm
Grant R. Brimhall Library Technology Training Room

Sign up for a 10-minute session to try the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality system and games.


Take a Practice SAT Test with Revolutionary Prep


Saturday, February 2, 2019
Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room

Take a free practice SAT test to help you strategize and prepare for taking the real SAT. Revolutionary Prep will be proctoring a practice SAT Test and they can provide feedback and insight on a student’s multiple-choice answers and essay. Participation will require setting up a free account with Revolutionary Prep to submit test and essay for feedback. Sign-up ahead of time at the Library Reference Desk to take the free practice SAT test. *Note City of Thousand Oaks Library does not guarantee improved test scores by participating in this program. *7:30 a.m. Sign In, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Take Practice SAT