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

Twisted Stitchers Fiber Arts Club

1/11 & 25 Thursday @ 10:30am

Get together with makers from all across the fiber-arts world. Meet, teach, connect, share.     

Ongoing Events

Spanish Conversation Group

1/6, 13, 20, & 27 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!              

Makerspace Open Workshop

1/3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 Wednesdays @ 4-6 pm 

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

Poetry Open Mic Night

1/4, 11, 18, & 25 Thursdays @ 7:30-9pm

On these Thursday nights, come join this group of writers as they meet in the Topping Room to share their work.

Ukulele Jam Session

1/8 & 22 Mondays @ 7-10pm

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

Chess Around the Corner

1/6, 13, 20, & 27 Saturdays @ 11am-4pm

Calling all chess players! Keep your skills sharp with this one-hour, drop-in session of free play. Boards will be set up and ready to go. Bring your best moves!

Children’s Events

Early Literacy Class

1/2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, & 31

Tuesdays & Wednesdays @ 10:30am

A great way to introduce your child to early literacy and the library. Join us every week for stories, poems, music, movement, a simple craft, and fun!

Family Coloring                                                                     

1/6, 13, 20, & 27 Saturdays @ 10:30am – 12pm                              

Saturday Family Coloring Fun!

Monday Craft Madness

1/ 8, 22, & 29 Mondays @ 10am-6pm

Drop-in craft table!

Paws for Reading

1/6, 13, 20, & 27 Saturdays @ 12-1pm

Read aloud to a registered service dog.  (sign-up required)

Lego Play                                                                                     

1/2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, & 30 Tuesdays @ 3pm  & Saturdays @ 10:30am

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

Teen Happenings

Makerspace Open Workshop

1/3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 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, and so much more! Have fun, explore, discover, connect.