There are two great Thousand Oaks libraries; the Grant R. Brimhall (GRB) Library at 1401 E. Janss Road in Thousand Oaks (805.449.2660) and the local Newbury Park Branch (NPB) is at 2331 Borchard Road (805.498.2139). These libraries provide year-round free events, activities and programs for all ages. Selected events from time to time will be covered here.
Visit the library website at www.toaks.org/library to learn more.
(The programs below are updated periodically to remove past events)
Programs and Special Events
Free Tuesday Night Movie Screenings at NP Library:
- 4/17 7pm: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (PG-13) 2011
- 4/24 7pm: The Accountant 2016
- 5/1 6:30pm: Chicago (PG-13) 2012
- 5/8 6:30pm: Burlesque (PG-13) 2010
- 5/15 6:30pm: Across the Universe (PG-13) 2007
- 5/22 6:30pm: The Sound of Music (G) 1965
- 5/29 6:30pm: The Greatest Showman (PG) 2017
- 6/5 6:30pm: Darkest Hour (PG-13) 2017
- 6/12 6:30pm: The Post (PG-13) 2017
- 6/19 6:30pm: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (PG-13) 2017
- 6/26 6:30pm: Black Panther (PG-13) 2018
Monday Movie Matinees at T.O. Library at 1pm:
- 4/23: Get Out (R) 2017
- 5/7: Crooked House (PG-13) 2017 starring Glenn Close, Max Irons
- 5/21: Clapper (R) 2017 starring Ed Helms, Am,anda Seyfried
- 6/4: Phantom Thread (R) 2017 starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Vicky Krieps
- 6/18: Justice League (PG-13) 2017 starring Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot
Open Mic Poetry Nights 6-8pm planned at NP Library - Apr 25, May 9, Jun 13 Join a diverse local poetry community to read, listen, encourage, and inspire. In partnership with Phil Taggart, Ventura County Poet Laureate, and host Ken Jones. Also at TO Library - May 23, Jun 27.
Ventura County Master Gardeners "Creating and Caring for a Succulent Garden 5/3/18 6:30-8pm at T.O. Library. 5/24: California Natives. 5/31: Creating a Pollinator Garden.
6/16 11-11:45am TO Library and 2-2:45pm NP Library: Joseph Peck Music - Introduces the innovative design, development, and cultural significance of the steel drum. Through call and response, singing rhythms, and playing percussion instruments participants will enjoy jamming in a drum circle. Ages 5 and up.
6/16 2-3pm TO Library: On Stage: Christie Lenee - 2017 International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion “Christie Lenée” is a captivating performer with a devoted following among instrumental, folk and rock band audiences. Combining guitar virtuosity, lyrical storytelling and passion for positivity, she elevates crowds with blissful inspiration and a fire of musicality.
6/23 8-9:45pm TO Library - Free Outdoor screening of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory in the TO Library parking lot (Rated G; 2017, 1 hour, 40 minutes).
4/17 6:30-7:30pm - Corsage & Boutonniere Maker Program - grades 9-12
6/19 4-6:30pm TO Library - Teen Movie Tuesdays - Transformers: The Last Night for teens, grades 6-12
6/26 4-6pm TO Library - Teen Movie Tuesdays - Hotel Transylvania for teens, grades 6-12
4/20 4-5pm; Raspberry Pi Maker Program - grades 6-12 at TO Library
4/25 4-5pm: Raspberry Pi Maker Program - grades 6-12 at NP Library
6/13 11am-1pm: SRC Movie - The Incredibles - TO Library
6/20 11-11:45am: The Billy Bonkers Magic Show - ages 5+ TO Library
6/20 2-2:45pm: The Billy Bonkers Magic Show - ages 5+ NP Library
6/27 1-3pm: Once Upon a Time: A Fairy Tale Party at TO Library - Princesses, Princes, Dragons and all are invited to this Fairy Tale Party. Dress up as your favorite Fairy Tale character and join us for games, crafts and much, much more! Recommended for School Age.
6/30 11-11:45am Dave Boatman: World of Cartoons at TO Library - Join professional artist, Dave Boatman, for an interactive hour of educational, fun, creative instruction in cartoon illustration. Students learn to improve their drawing skills during a step-by-step drawing period. Ages 5 and up. Also at NP Library at 2pm.