Upcoming Free Events and Programs at the E.P. Foster Library in Ventura

Here is a compilation of selected upcoming planned events at the E.P. Foster Library. All events are free and open to the public. The Library is located in Historic Downtown Ventura, 651 East Main Street, Ventura. (805) 648-2716

www.vencolibrary.org/locations/epfoster

Adult Events

E.P. Needlecraft and Fiber Arts Club

7/13 & 27 Thursdays @ 10:30am

Get together with makers from all across the fiber-arts world.

Adult Summer Reading 2017

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.  Online form for contest entry!  vencolibrary.org/adultsummerreading

Ongoing Events

Spanish Conversation Group

7/15, 22, & 29 Saturdays @ 10:30am in the Rentfrow Room

Are you learning Spanish but need some practice speaking? Join this informal group to chat and practice your Español! Bring your own coffee!   

Poetry Open Mic Night

7/13, 20, & 27Thursdays @ 7:30-9pm

On these Thursday nights, come join this group of writers as they meet in the Topping Room to share their work. Locals gather to play the ukulele on the first and third Monday of the month.

Library LAB Open Workshop

7/10, 17, 24, & 31 Mondays @ 4-6pm                                               

Makerspace Open Workshop

7/11, 12, 18, 19, 25, & 26 Tuesdays & Wednesdays @ 4-6 pm 

Come by the Makerspace to learn, create, and share STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). We have 3D printers, computer coding, stop motion animation, a laser cutter/engraver, and so much more! Play hard, have fun, explore, discover, connect.

Ukulele Jam Session

7/10 & 24 Mondays @ 7-10pm

 Locals gather to play the ukulele on the first and third Monday of the month.

Children’s Events

7/12, 19, & 26 Wednesdays @ 3-4pm

Kealoha Dancers Movement Masters (5th), Shawn McMaster: Magic Genius! (12th)

Nifty Balloons: Fun & Fantastic! (19th), Ojai Raptors: Birds of Prey Aces! (26th)

Celebrate Summer Reading on the 2nd Floor

Reading by Design: Summer Reading Shows!

Silly Science Ric Morton Science Extraordinaire!

Gaming Daze

7/14, 21, & 28 Fridays @ 2-4pm

Gaming Daze @ Foster Library with both plugged and unplugged options! Play the WiiU and board games!

STEAM Boxes

7/11, 18, & 25 Tuesdays @ 3:30-5pm

Lava Lamp (11th), LED Circuit Art (18th), Art Horn (25th)

Join us for creative STEAM projects!

3D Printing Club

7/13, 20, & 27 Thursdays @ 2-4pm

Our 3D Printing Club inspires individuals to explore this emerging technology through hands-on experiences & while connecting with others in a collaborative and positive learning environment.

Family Coloring                                                                      

7/15, 22, & 29 Saturdays @ 10:30am – 12pm                              

Saturday Family Coloring Fun!

Lego Play                                                                                     

7/10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, & 31

Mondays & Saturdays @ 3pm                                                    

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

Teen Happenings

Library LAB Open Workshop

7/10, 17, 24, & 31 Mondays @ 4-6pm                                               

Makerspace Open Workshop

7/11, 12, 18, 19, 25, & 26 Tuesdays & Wednesdays @ 4-6 pm 

Come by the Makerspace to learn, create, and share STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). We have 3D printers, computer coding, stop motion animation, a laser cutter/engraver, and so much more! Play hard, have fun, explore, discover, connect.