Children’s Corner

Monday Craft Madness at E.P. Foster

2017-06-19 23:06:55 admin

beige background with a heart made out of many pairs of scissors in a heart shape.


10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Get your craft on all day at the library! Crafts supplied!

June 18 & 25,  July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

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Summer Reading 2017 Reading by Design: The Summer of STEAM Begins June 1!

2017-05-31 18:31:13 admin

Fun and excitement await those who journey to the Ventura County Library and participate in Summer Reading 2017, Reading by Design: The Summer of STEAM. Starting June 1 through August 12, register online  for the Summer Reading Challenge and chances to win a Chromebook & STEAM Kit.

Visit the library for STEAM Maker Daze or the STEAM Playground where you can explore, discover, and connect concepts related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math in fun and sometimes silly ways.  In addition to STEAM activities, the library offers Kick-off Shows with Luce Puppets, gaming days (plugged and unplugged), craft days, performers, and end of summer parties –– all for FREE.

Kick-off Show:  Summer Reading Kick off show with Luce Puppets

June 1, 9:00 am  at Sheridan Way School 573 Sheridan Way,                      June 12, 10:30 am  at ATLAS Elementary School 760 Jazmin Ave.              , June 21, Shows at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm at E.P. Foster

 All across the County of Ventura, adults are reading for the win! Enter to win a host of fun prizes every time you read a book. There is no limit on the number of entries. By submitting a response you agree to have your initials displayed on our leader board inside of the library.
Enter the online contest for Adult Summer Reading 2017 here. Good luck!
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Gaming @ the Library

2017-05-25 06:59:01 admin

 Socialize and strategize with Wii games and board games.

Saticoy Library

Mondays 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, June 5, 12, 19, 26

Avenue Library

Thursdays 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm, June 8, 15, 22, 29

E.P. Foster, every Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm


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2017-05-23 02:03:34 admin

Create and build! Use your imagination and engineering skills with these fun STEAM activities! Aimed at children ages 9 and up

E.P. Foster, Tuesdays,  3:30 to 5:00 pm

Also at

Saticoy                                              Avenue

Tuesdays, 3:30 to 430 pm              Wednesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 pm

o 6/6 LED Circuit Art                       o 6/7 LED Circuit Art

o 6/13 Draw Bot                              o 6/14 Draw Bot

o 6/20 Gumdrop Bridges               o 6/21 Gumdrop Bridges

o 6/27 Lava Lamp                           o 6/28 Lava Lamp

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Lego Play Summer 2017

2017-05-22 06:21:06 admin

legoBuild, Learn, and Play! Bring your imagination and experiment with creative designs. Children of all ages welcome!

Saticoy Library

Mondays @ 3:30 pm, June 5, 12, 19 & 26

Avenue Library:

Thursdays 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm, June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29

E.P. Foster:  Mondays & Saturdays @ 3pm, June  17, 19, 24 & 26

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