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  • The Oakleaf


    Fall/Winter events for Children and Families — pg. 7

    Teen page — pg. 6

    Calendars of events — pgs. 4-5

    New Arrivals & Featured Resources

    — pg. 2

    Upcoming programs for Adults — pg. 3

    Thousand Oaks Library Volume 2, Number 6

    November/December 2014

    Interim Library Services Director:

    Nancy Schram

    Thousand Oaks Library & California Lutheran University Present the 1960s Lecture Series

    November / December 2014


    Grant R. Brimhall Library 1401 E. Janss Road Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 805-449-2660

    Newbury Park Branch 2331 Borchard Road Newbury Park, CA 91320 805-498-2139

    The Offi cial Newsletter of the Thousand Oaks Library

    The 1960s rocked our world and helped shape our country as well as our community. Thousand Oaks became a city in 1964. Come explore the decade with faculty from California Lutheran University at a special lecture series to be presented at Grant R. Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road. Each program will feature a different topic relevant to the ‘60s and will begin at 7:00 p.m.

    Thursday, November 13 - The Modern Civil Rights Movement. Presented by Greg Freeland. Moderator: Michaela Reaves.

    Wednesday, December 3 - Movie Madness at the Drive-in. Panel: Herb Gooch, David Grannis. Moderator: Michaela Reaves.

    Thursday, January 15 - Putting the “Pop” in Pop Culture: Arts and Music. Introduction with Michaela Reaves. Discussion with Eric Kinsley, David Nelson, and Christine Sellin.

    Thursday, February 5 - Vietnam War: Readers Theater with Michael Arndt and Cal Lutheran Students. Introduction with Michaela Reaves.

    Thursday, April 9 - To the Moon and Back: Scientific Achievements in the Sixties. Discussion with Robert Rumer and Adina Nack. Introduction with Michaela Reaves.

    These programs are free and open to the public. For more information, please call 805-449-2660 x7358 or visit library. �

    Go Mobile.

    The Thousand Oaks Library’s website is now mobile friendly.

    Check Your Account eBooks & Research Library Programs

  • Featured Resources & New Arrivals

    Page 2

    New Arrivals focus on Biographies

    New Feature Films ADULTS • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 - Action • Bad Words - Comedy • Blended - Comedy • Captain America: The Winter Soldier - Action • Dancing in Jaffa - Documentary • Divergent - Action • Draft Day - Drama • Edge Of Tomorrow - Sci-Fi/Fantasy • Fading Gigolo - Comedy • Finding Vivian Maier - Documentary • Godzilla - Sci-Fi/Fantasy • Million Dollar Arm - Drama • Moms’ Night Out - Comedy • Need For Speed - Action

    • Night Moves - Drama • Obvious Child - Comedy • Oculus - Horror • Only Lovers Left Alive - Drama • Proxy - Horror • The Railway Man - Drama • Sharknado 2 - Horror • Transformers: Age Of Extinction - Action • X-men: Days Of Future Past - Sci-Fi/Fantasy

    CHILDREN • Barbie and The Secret Door • Mr. Peabody & Sherman • Muppets Most Wanted

    327.12 S885 Agent Storm: My Life Inside Al Qaeda and the CIA - Morten Storm with Paul Cruickshank and Tim Liste

    782.42162 D996 Another Side of Bob Dylan: A Personal His- tory on the Road and Off the Tracks - Victor Maymudes

    791.43028 B819 Brando’s Smile: His Life, Thought, and Work - Susan L. Mizruchi

    792.7028 C834 Cosby: His Life and Times - Mark Whitaker

    781.65 E46 Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington - Terry Teachout

    782.42166 P934 Elvis and Ginger - Ginger Alden

    629.45 A737 Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight - Jay Barbree; foreword by John Glenn.

    328.73 G111 Off the Sidelines: Raise Your

    Voice, Change the World - Kirsten Gil- librand with Elizabeth Weil

    296.8332 S358 Rebbe: The Life and Teachings of Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson - Joseph Telushkin

    947.083 R759 The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra - Helen Rappaport

    973.911 R781 The Roosevelts: An Intimate History - Geoffrey C. Ward

    EnvisionWare MobilePrint ServiceTM is a new mobile printing solution designed for public libraries, which is seamlessly integerated with LPT:OneTM, the current print management software in the library.

    The MobilePrint Service enables patrons to print at the library and remotely from smartphones, tablets and computers then pick-up their print jobs at the library. Patrons can choose to print with one of the following three methods:

    • Emailing documents to the unique email address of the designated

    library location

    • Using one of the mobile printing apps for iOS and Android devices

    EnvisionWare MobilePrintTM Service is arriving at the Thousand Oaks Library

    • Uploading documents to a customized web-printing portal

    MobilePrint Service TM was developed in partnership with PrinterOn®, the world’s largest cloud-based printing service. Printing remotely or in the library will be the same cost at $0.15 for black and white and $0.50 for color.

    We are looking forward to offering this new service in the fall. Please watch for future announcements in the library. �

  • Adults

    Page 3

    The Conejo Valley Film Festival is dedicated to this area’s fi lmmaking heritage showcasing movies representing locations around the world but shot right here in the Conejo Valley. Sunday, November 16, 2014 at the Grant R. Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road. These fi lms are free and open to the public.

    1:00 pm - “Davy Crockett- King of the Wild Frontier” (1955, 93 min., Disney) stars Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen. Legends from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett are depicted in this feature fi lm edited from television episodes. Crockett and his friend George Russell fi ght in the Creek Indian War. Then Crockett is elected to Congress and brings his rough-hewn ways to the House of Representatives.

    3:00 pm - “Old Yeller” (1957, 83 min., Disney) stars Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, and Tommy Kirk. It is about a boy and a stray dog in post- Civil War Texas. It is based upon the 1956 Newbery Honor-winning book of the same name by Fred Gipson.

    Conejo Valley Film Festival 3 Sunday, November 16, 2014

    For more information contact Billy Martin by email at: billymartin@ conejovalleyfi lmfestival. com or visit library.

    Other venues – Saturday, November 15,

    at Preus-Brandt Forum Theatre at CLU – Time - TBD “Little Big Man” (1970, PG-13, 139 min., Cinema Center Films) Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fi ghting with General Custer.

    Tickets for the Saturday fi lms at CLU are available online from $5 at www. conejovalleyfi �

    Support Your Library • Unique Gifts •

    Library Foundation Gift Store

    20% Off Sale Monthly

    Library Foundation Gift Store

    Treat yourself to something special by dropping by our Library Foundation Gift Store next time you are in the library. It is located just past the coffee machine, next to the quiet study rooms. There is something for everyone in the store: journals,

    jewelry, cards, toys, scarves, gift items, like used books, and much, much more.

    The Thousand Oaks Library Foundation was established in 1983 as a non-profi t organization committed to supporting and enhancing special projects for the Thousand Oaks Library. Serving as the recipient for special collectibles and monetary donations to the library, the Foundation has provided funding for special, hard-to- fi nd or costly library materials and equipment. The Foundation also funds special collections including the Local History Collection and the American Radio Archives. Since its inception, the Foundation has raised in excess of $1.5 million for the Thousand Oaks Library.

    Once a month, the gift store has a 20/20 sale: 20% off of all regularly priced items on the twentieth of each month!

    The Library Foundation Gift Store is the perfect place to do some holiday shopping.

    The store hours are 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. �

  • S M T W T F S S M T W T F S

    Page 4

    Calendar of Events — November

    GRB = Grant R. Brimhall Library • NPB = Newbury Park Branch Library

    NOTE: Additional programs may be scheduled. For more information about Library events, go to


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    November was the ninth month of the ancient Roman

    calendar. November retained its name (from the Latin novem meaning

    “nine”) when January and February were

    added to the calendar.

    Friendly Book Discussion Group. 6:30pm at GRB.

    History Book Discus- sion Group. 7:00pm at Goebel Adult Center.

    Free Family Movie Matinee. American Hustle 1:00pm at GRB.

    Election Day


    Parent and Child - Toddler Play & Learn Classes. Conejo Valley Neighborhood For Learning for ages 2-3 yrs. 10:30am at GRB.

    Baby Play & Learn Storytime. Ages 0-24 mos 10:30am at GRB.

    Preschool Play & Learn Storytime. For ages 3-5 yrs. 10:30am at GRB.


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