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Past Virtual Programs and Activities

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Virtual Activities for Kids

Parents and children are invited to dive into our Virtual Library and enjoy ebooks, videos, music, crafts, recommended reads, and more!

New themed activities will be posted every Monday.


Craig Newton Musical Performance

Saturday, April 25
1:00 - 1:45 pm

Online

Craig Newton

Watch Craig Newton's Historical Journey through Music


ScienceTellers Presents
Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress

Wednesday, July 1
11:00 - 11:45 am
Online

ScienceTellers recorded on 7-1

Watch a fun, fantasy adventure and along the way you’ll discover just how ‘cool’ matter can be! Throughout the showing, the host will answer questions, conduct polls/quizzes, and even teach a science experiment you can do at home.

Virtual Library Class

Freegal

Streaming Music from Freegal

Kanopy

Kanopy & Films

BrainFuse JobNow

BrainFuse JobNow

BrainFuse HelpNow

BrianFuse Live Online Tutor

BrainFuse Writing Lab

BrainFuse Writing Lab

Lynda.com

Expert Tutorials from Lynda.com

Flipster

Flip Through Flipster

BookFlix

Activities for Kids through BookFlix

Online Newspapers

Online Newspapers

Zoom Video Conferencing

How to Use Zoom Video Conferencing

Gale Opposing Viewpoints

Gale Opposing Viewpoints

NoveList and Book Club

NoveList and Book Club

Personal Finance & Investing

Personal Finance & Investing

New tutorial will be posted every Monday.

Job Search Resources

Job Search Resources


Virtual Tween and Teen Tuesdays

AP Test Prep

How to access AP Test Prep Resources

ScienceFlix

How to access ScienceFlix

SAT Test Prep Resources

SAT Test Prep Resources

ACT Test Prep Resources

ACT Test Prep Resources

3D Printing

3D Printing Tutorial

TinkerCAD

TinkerCAD Tutorial

Teen Trivia -

MAY 2020 - Teen Trivia

JeopardyLabs

Trivia for those young at heart in a Jeopardy style format. Via Facebook and the Thousand Oaks Library website. Available on our website until May 26th.

https://jeopardylabs.com/play/teen-library-trivia

New activities will be posted every Tuesday.


Virtual Take 5 and Read to Kids Storytime

Take 5 and Read to Kids! is part of First 5 Ventura County’s ongoing effort to raise awareness about the importance of reading to young children, share the joy of books, build champions for early literacy, and build a lifetime love of learning.

Take 5 Storytime recorded on May 11

Takes 5 and Read to Kids! with City of Thousand Oaks’ Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Bill-de la Peña

Take 5 Storytime recorded on May 12

Takes 5 and Read to Kids! with City of Thousand Oaks’ Chief Fryhoff


Virtual Toddler Storytime

Wednesdays, June 21, July 1, 8, 15
10:30 - 10:45 am

Virtual Storytime via Facebook Live (Pre-recorded)

Toddler Storytime recorded on 6-21-20

Toddler Storytime recorded on June 21

Toddler Storytime recorded on 7-1-20

Toddler Storytime recorded on July 1

Toddler Storytime recorded on 7-8-20

Toddler Storytime recorded on July 8

Toddler Storytime recorded on 7-15-20

Toddler Storytime recorded on July 15

Toddler Storytime recorded on 7-22-20

Toddler Storytime recorded on July 22


Virtual Preschool Storytime

Thursdays, July 2, 9, 16
10:30 - 10:45 am

Virtual Storytime via Facebook Live (Pre-recorded) broadcasts by our Children's Librarian.

Preschool Storytime recorded on 7-2-20

Preschool Storytime recorded on July 2

Preschool Storytime recorded on 7-9-20

Preschool Storytime recorded on July 9

Preschool Storytime recorded on 7-16-20

Preschool Storytime recorded on July 16


Virtual Kids Craft

Fridays, April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10
10:30 am - 10:45 am

Virtual Crafternoon via Facebook Live (Pre-recorded) broadcasts.

Easy Paper Butterfly

Easy Paper Butterfly recorded on April 17

Water Cycle Light Refraction

Water Cycle Light Refraction recorded on April 24

Four Seasons Craft

Four Seasons Craft recorded on May 1

Solar System Craft

Solar System Craft recorded on May 8

Bear Craft

Solar System Craft recorded on May 15

Fish Craft

Fish Craft recorded on May 22

Dinosaurs Craft

Dinosaurs Craft recorded on May 29

Bees Craft

Bees Craft recorded on June 5

Emotion Craft

Emotion Craft recorded on June 12

Pigeon Craft

Pigeon Craft recorded on June 19

Strawberry Craft

Strawberry Craft recorded on June 26

Fan Craft

Fan Craft recorded on July 3

Kids Craft - Mouse

Mouse Craft recorded on July 10

Kids Craft - Astronaut

Astronaut Craft recorded on July 17

Kids Craft - Bracelet

Bracelet Craft recorded on July 24

Download "How to Make a Paper Bee" instruction [PDF]

Coloring Sheets for Kids

Download Coloring sheet [PDF]:


Virtual Crafternoon for Adult

Fridays, April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Virtual Crafternoon via Facebook Live (Pre-recorded) broadcasts.

How to Make a Paper Crane

Make a Paper Crane recorded on April 17

How to Create Blackout Poetry

Create Blackout Poetry recorded on April 24

How to Make Paper Beads

Make Paper Beads recorded on May 1

How to Make Gift Bows

Make Gift Bows recorded on May 8

How to Make Mini Notebook

Make Mini Notebook recorded on May 15

How to Make Himmeli

Make Himmeli recorded on May 22

How to Make Envelopes

Make Envelopes recorded on May 29

How to Make Pop Up Card

Pop Up Card recorded on June 5

How to Make Origami Shirt Card

Origami Shirt Card recorded on June 12

How to Make Paper Flower Brooch

Paper Flower Brooch recorded on June 19

How to Make Tiny House Ornament

Tiny House Ornament recorded on June 26

Download Tiny House Ornament template [PDF]

How to Make Macrame Hanger

Easy Macrame Hanger recorded on July 3

 

Egg Carton Mushroom

Egg Carton Mushroom recorded on July 10

Miniature Diorama

Miniature Diorama recorded on July 17

Paper Basket

Paper Basket recorded on July 24

Download "How to Make a Paper Hedgehog" instruction [PDF]

Adult Coloring

Coloring is not just for kids! Discover the therapeutic benefits of coloring at home. Relax, reduce stress, and leave feeling restored!

Download Coloring sheet [PDF]: