Virtual Events for Kids
Virtual Events for Teens & Tweens
FREE Glass Bead Magnet Kit!
SIGN UP: June 1 - 20, 2021*
PICK UP: June 1 - 30, 2021
Decorate with your own photograph, printed design or original art at home!
A wonderful gift idea for Father's Day!
Register (see form below) to receive supplies to make four glass bead magnets (4 Glass Cabochons size 1", 4 magnets size .47", 1 small container of Elmer's glue, 4 Qtips). Participants will receive a confirmation email when their kit is ready for in library or curbside pick up.
For ages 5+. Registration Required. One kit per library card.
Adults welcome to participate!
*While Supplies Last
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Do you want to improve your cognitive skills? Perhaps you are looking for a new pastime? Brainfuse now offers live chess tutoring and resources from expert chess players. All you need is an internet connection, computer or mobile device, and your library card. Live Chess Tutoring (under Featured Service) is available from Monday – Thursday, 3:00 pm to 8:59 pm (PST).
Virtual Homework Center
For students in Kindergarten through 8th grade
Starting September 30, 2020
(Closed on all CVUSD holidays & breaks)
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. via Zoom
Register at libcal.tolibrary.org/calendar/kids/
Get homework help from Thousand Oaks Library volunteers via Zoom! A parent or guardian must sit in on the Zoom session.
Not affiliated with Conejo Valley Unified School District.
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Get Ready for College
Find out more about college-related programs - from college admissions to practice tests to navigating through the college process. Learn how you can use your library card to access online practice tests such as ACT, SAT, AP and more.
FREE Live online tutoring for all learners
Access real-time assistance through the intuitive Brainfuse HelpNow online tutoring. Brainfuse HelpNow tutors are trained to not provide answers, but to help users master a problem’s underlying academic concept. Brainfuse HelpNow offers tutoring services in English and Spanish.
Available daily from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Grade K - Adult Learners
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Virtual Writing Buddies
Children • Grades 2 - 5
Virtual Writing Buddies is a program sponsored by the Thousand Oaks Library matching attentive volunteers with students in grades 2- 5.
Volunteers work with students to engage them as writers by providing one-on-one or small-group, support. Intended for students who understand how to use basic parts of speech and form complete sentences. Participants must register and attend all four workshops.
Online Registration is required. Space is limited.
6 Weeks: Thursdays, June 24 - July 29, 2021
4:00 - 4:30 pm for a 30-minute Zoom session
Virtual Reading Buddies
Children • Grades 1 - 4
Virtual Reading Buddies is a program sponsored by the Thousand Oaks Library matching attentive volunteers with students in grades 1- 4.
Volunteers work with students to help them improve their reading confidence and enjoyment.
6 Weeks: Tuesdays & Wednesdays, June 22 - July 28, 2021
3:30 - 4:00 pm or 4:00 - 4:30 pm for a 30-minute Zoom session
Curbside Hold Pickup Service
Curbside Pickup allows patrons to pick up library materials they placed on hold through the Library catalog or by phone.
Read Curbside Pickup FAQs to get started.
Virtual Library eResources for Grades K to 12
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