The City of Camarillo Public Library is located at 4101 Las Posas Road and is open Monday through Thursday from 10 am to 9 pm and Friday through Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. It can be reached at 805.388.5222. The library hosts year-round free activities and programs for the general public, many of which will be highlighted right here (for a complete rundown, visit the library's website at www.camarillolibrary.org.
Upcoming Programs (prior events periodically removed):
Must See Movies (Thursdays at 6:30PM; doors open at 6:15PM)
7/18: Fighting with my Family (PG-13)
7/25: The Upside (PG-13)
8/1: Captain Marvel (PG-13)
8/8: Five Feet Apart (PG-13)
8/15: Shazam! (PG-13)
8/22: Best of Enemies (PG-13)
8/29: Dumbo (PG)
Special Events / Programs for Adults
Camarillo State Hospital - Author Talk
Sunday, July 28, 2 - 3pm
Authors of Camarillo State Hospital, Evelyn S. Taylor and Mary E. Holt will talk about Camarillo State Hospital’s history beginning in 1936, and how it has achieved notoriety as one of two state
institutions that accommodated children and as the first state hospital to receive certification for treatment of the developmentally disabled. Book signing to follow.
A Path to Home Ownership
Thursday, Aug. 1, 6pm Conference Room - Join us for this educational workshop sponsored by The Area Housing Authority and The Camarillo Public Library. Learn about planning and budgeting to determine what you can afford with safe, responsible loan options. Call to reserve a seat (805) 480-9991 ext. 235.
Interactive Movie: : Grease (1978) [PG-13]
Saturday Aug. 3 from 2 - 4pm
Unleash your inner T-Bird or Pink Lady and experience the friendships, romances and adventures of a group of high school kids in the 1950s. Everyone is welcome to participate in the musical world of “Grease.” Audience members are encouraged to dress up in 1950’s style, sing-a-long to their favorite Grease tunes and call out the best lines from the movie. Don’t be square, we’ll see you there!
The Hopes and Hypes of Stem Cells in Medicine
Monday, Aug. 5, 6:30 - 8pm
Vigneshwari Easwar Kumar, CIRM Scholar and Graduate Student in Biotechnology, CSUCI will present a brief information session on Stem Cells and its applications in treating degenerative diseases and the various promises and hypes of stem cell research.
Sunday, Aug. 11 from 2 - 4pm
Come paint rocks with us! Painting rocks allows you to get creative and is perfect for artists of all levels from beginner to expert. We can’t wait to see your rock masterpieces!
Mondays from 6:30 - 8pm
A craft project workshop for Adults and Teens! Crafty teens and adults can join us for a new craft each month!
Monday, July 8: Introduction to Pocket-Size Bookmaking
Monday, Aug. 12: Introduction to Hand Spinning (Make your own yarn!)
Beginning Ukulele Lesson with Ventura County Music Academy
Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 7pm
The ukulele offers an easy introduction to playing music that is approachable for any age. With just a quick introduction you can easily play a song or two! A limited number of ukuleles can be borrowed to play during the program! Spaces are limited. Please sign up on our calendar to reserve your seat.
RC Makes: Virtual Reality
Saturday, Aug. 24 at 3pm - RC Makes Presents an introduction into virtual reality where you will experience the new world of VR with an Occulus Rift.
Wacky Wednesdays - 7/3 to 8/14 10am and 2pm in the Community Room:
7/17: Annie Banannie Balloon Fun
7/24: Flights of Fantasy Story Theatre
7/31: Noetworthy Puppets - The Three Little Pigs
8/7: California Joe Magic Show
8/14: David Cousin - World Record Juggler
Fri 8/2: 5-10PM - Free screening of The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part at the Library Lawn - bring blanket, lawn chair and a snack. Food trucks on hand.
Teen Programs (ages 12-17)
Teen Movie Series on Tuesdays
7/16 2pm: The DUFF (PG-13)
7/23 2pm: Love, Simon (PG-13)
7/30 2pm: The Hate U Give (PG-13)
8/6 2pm: Every Day (PG-13)
8/13 2pm: Everything, Everything (PG-13)
Karaoke in the Library on Sat, 7/13 from 11am to 4pm in the Community Room.