The Thousand Oaks Library offers Curbside Pickup Service. Get more information.
Fines and fees will accrue for materials checked out on or after May 26, 2020.
The 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.

Virtual Events for Kids

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Library Resources for Students

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K to 12th Grade

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FREE Book Page Kit

SIGN UP: April 1 - 20, 2021* 

PICK UP: April 1 - 30, 2021

Upcycle retired book pages into blackout poetry, origami, crafts or other art projects!

Take & Make April 2021 art

Register for a free book page kit, which includes 10 book pages and a sheet with ideas for projects. (Book pages may be different sizes and belong to different books.) Participants will receive a confirmation email when their kit is ready for Curbside pick up.

For ages 5+. Registration Required.  One kit per library card.

Adults welcome to participate!

*While Supplies Last  

We can’t wait to see what you create!

Share your creations with us on Facebook or Instagram.

Introducing Live Chess Tutoring!Live Chess Tutoring

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).

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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

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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.

College Prep Resources

Brainfuse help now

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

writing buddies artVirtual 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.

Week 1: Brainstorming and Organizing Story Elements
Week 2: Writing
Week 3: Editing and Revising
Week 4: Shared Reading

Online Registration is required. Space is limited.

4 Weeks: Tuesdays, May 4 - May 25, 2021

4:00 - 4:30 pm for a 30-minute Zoom session

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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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