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 that from time to time will be summarized right 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
Saturday, May 27- Wildlife Wendy & her Tropical Birds - Grant R. Brimhall Library at 11:00 A.M. and Newbury Park Library at 2:00 P.M.
Monday, May 29 – BOTH LIBRARIES CLOSED for Memorial Day
Tuesday, May 30 – Free Film Postcards from the Edge – 7:00 PM, Newbury Park Library
Friday, June 2 - Windows 10 Basics 10:15am Thousand Oaks Library
Tuesday, June 6 - Easy Word Processing 10:30am Newbury Park Library
Tuesday, June 6 - Free screening of The Incredibles 3pm NP Library
Wed, June 7 - Open Mic Poetry Night at NP Library 6pm
Thu, June 8 - Google Drive and Docs for Beginners at TO Library 5:15pm
Fri, June 9 - Adult Coloring Hour 3:30pm TO Library
Sat, June 17 - Outdoor Movie Night at NP Library 8pm - ring the family and your lawn chairs and snacks to enjoy this wonderful animated film - THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE- in the Newbury Park Library Parking Lot. This film kicks off our Summer Reading Club adventures for all ages for the summer. Sign up the whole family and keep everyone reading, especially your kids, to avoid the summer slump! Read, learn, attend programs, win prizes and more this summer with READING BY DESIGN!
Wed, June 21 - Mr. Twister the Balloon Man at TO Library 11am to 11:45am and NP Library at 2pm
Wed, June 21 - Author event with Rick Roberts 7pm TO Library - Musician and author Rick Roberts come to the library to talk about his two books - Song Stories and Lame Brain. The first book, Song Stories, is about his musical careers with his bands, Firefall and the Flying Burrito Bros. as well as playing with Stephen Stills and Linda Rondstadt. Lame Brain recalls his recovery from a traumatic brain injury. Copies of the books will be for sale and he will sign copies following his talk. Free and open to the public.
Sat, June 24 - BMX Pro Rider John Parker at TO Library 11am and NP Library 2pm - BMX pro rider John Parker will thrill you with jumps, spins and flips in the Library Staff Parking lot. The BMX rider is also an author and teaches kids about bike safety in this fun and amazing program with ramps,
Sun, June 25 - Mighty Cash Cats perform 2pm at TO Library - Bring the family to enjoy a concert by the Mighty Cash Cats a premiere Southern California Johnny Cash Tribute Band. Here your favorite tunes from the hey day of the Man in Black. It's free courtesy of the Friends of the Library for Summer Reading Club. Get extra tickets for a prize drawing for attending a Summer Reading Club event if you are signed up online.
Mon June 26 - Maker Mondays 3-4pm at TO Library - Maker Mondays is for those 6th grade and up that want to come and enjoy making STEAM project or a craft or create art. Different type of project every week.
Tues, June 27 - Tween/Teen Tuesday 3-4pm at NP Library - Tween/Teen Tuesdays is for those 6th grade and up that want to come and enjoy making STEAM project or a craft or create art. Different type of project every week.
Wed, June 28 - Family Coloring Hour 11am at TO Library - Bring the family to enjoy coloring together with crayons or colored pencils. Bring your own coloring sheets or use some of ours for this relaxing hour set to music.
Wed, June 28 - LEGO Play at NP Library 2pm
Wed, June 28 - Outdoor Movie Night at TO Library 8pm - Bring the family, your lawn chairs and your snacks to enjoy the animated feature film - MOANA - out under the stars in the Brimhall Library staff parking lot.
Movie Nights at NP Library (7PM Tuesdays in June)
- June 6: Little Miss Sunshine
- June 13: Pursuit of Happyness
- June 20: Daddy's Home
- June 27: Field of Dreams
Free Movie Matinees at the T.O. Library (1PM)
Mon 6/12 - Sully (PG-13, 96 min)
Mon 6/26 - Hidden Figures
10:30 AM - Kindermusik at NP Library – NPB - Kindermusik presents play and music sessions for little ones ages 0-5 years at Newbury Park Library from 10:30 - 11am every first Friday of the month through 2017 - June 2, Sept. 1, Oct. 6, Nov. 3, Dec. 1.
10:00 AM - Kindermusik – GRB - Kindermusik teachers Katie, Angie and more will teach these delightful monthly musical programs for ages 0-2 years at the Brimhall Library the second Friday of every month. June 9, Sept. 8, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8. A second session will also be held from 10:45-11:15am the same dates.
10:45 AM - Kindermusik at Brimhall Library – GRB - KindermusiK teachers Katie, Angie and more will teach these delightful monthly musical programs for ages 3-5 years at the Brimhall Library the second Friday of every month. June 9, Sept. 8, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8.