All Age Programs & Events

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Due to the overwhelming response, applications for the showcase have closed early. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Local Author Showcase & Book Sale

Saturday, November 18, from 1 – 4 pm

This family-friendly event will feature talented writers from Ventura County who have written books on a wide range of topics, from fiction to non-fiction, and everything in between! You'll have the chance to chat with authors, pick up some signed copies of their books, and learn more about the writing process. Let's show our support for our local authors and celebrate the power of the written word!

Moorpark City Library is grateful to the Moorpark Friends of the Library for their generous support and sponsorship of the Local Author Showcase & Book Sale.

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Fourth Saturday of the month from 1 – 2 pm in the Citrus Room

Children with disabilities and their caregivers are invited to attend this arts and crafts program led by Teen Advisory Group member and MHS student Camryn. Register online or drop-in to join us in the distraction-free Citrus Room.

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Tiny Art Show & Tiny Story Contest

September - November

Let your inner Picasso, van Gogh, Kahlo, or Kusama free and create a tiny masterpiece to be displayed at our third annual Tiny Art Show! Click here for more information.

Solar Eclipse CelebrationSolar Eclipse Celebration

October 9 – 14

Throughout the week, the Moorpark City Library will provide solar eclipse glasses and a variety of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy, including guest speakers, games, crafts, and more! This is an incredible opportunity for you and your family to come together and witness a natural wonder that you will never forget. Click here to learn more.

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Snuggly Saturday

Take some time to relax and cozy up with family and friends by playing board games, building something amazing with LEGOs, or creating something special in the craft corner. Pajamas are welcome for an extra snuggly atmosphere!

  • November  25: All Day
  • December 30: All Day

Past Programs

kids fest banner (1)Kid's Fest

Saturday, April 29, 2023, from 11 am – 2 pm

Día de los Niños (Children’s Day) is a celebration highlighting the importance of literacy for children and families as a whole, regardless of their cultural backgrounds! Join us as we provide fun activities and games, storytelling, performances, and information about community resources.

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Open Mic Night

Friday, August 11, from 5 – 6:30 pm

Share your poetry, play your instrument, or sing a song at the Library after hours. Enjoy an evening with fellow artists, musicians, and poets. This event is open to all ages, so please keep your performances family-friendly!

src bookmark banner2023 Summer Bookmark Contest

March 1 – April 30

It’s time for our annual bookmark contest, and this year it’s for all ages! Winners will have their bookmarks professionally printed and available at the library throughout the summer. Submissions are now closed, click here for updates on contest winners.

2023 Summer Reading Kickoff: Touch a Truck

Saturday, June 10, from 10 am - 12 pm

Join us as we experience some of our favorite trucks and emergency vehicles, and announce the winners of the Summer Bookmark Contest!