Adult Programs & Events

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Tiny Art Show

Display your artistic talents in our second annual Moorpark Tiny Art Show! Our Tiny Art Show is open to all ages this year, and we are adding a twist. Click here for more details.

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Crafty Adults

This class is very popular, so reserve your spot in advance by calling the Library at 805-517-6370.

Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month at 2 pm or 6 pm.

  • September 1: Magnetic Message Board
  • October 6: Book Witch
  • November 3: Button Tree

BOOK CLUB FOR ADULTS

Book Club for Adults

Do you love to read? Want to share your thoughts and ideas with others? Join our book club for adults! To reserve your copy of the book, please call the Library.  

Meetings are held on the second Monday of the month at 6:30 pm.

READ IT AND EAT IT

Read It & Eat It

A cookbook club for adults who enjoy cooking and sharing food. Each club meeting features a different theme, and members prepare a tasty treat to bring to the Library and share. Registration is required, and all new members must complete a waiver at their first meeting. Call the Library or email cconwell@moorparklibrary.org to register. 

Meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month at 2 pm.

  • September 10: Apple Recipes
  • October 8: Instant Pot or Slow-Cooker
  • November 12: Pies

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Local Author Spotlight

Join us each month to celebrate a different local author, and hear about their book, how they became an author, and the inspiration behind it! Click here for more details.

Meetings are held on the third Saturday of the month at 1 pm.

  • September 17:  Ryan Blanck
  • November 19: Monika Savic

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Genre Book Club

For ages 18 and over, a new book club focuses on reading and discussing genre fiction: sci-fi, mystery, fantasy, romance, and beyond! Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk. Call the Library or email atucker@moorparklibrary.org to register. Drop-ins welcome. 

Meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of the month at 6 pm.

After-Hours Movie Night

Friday, October 21 at 5 PM

Come see the 1996 comedy science fiction film directed by Tim Burton and featuring music created with a theremin! Bring your own snacks, blankets, pillows, etc., for a fun after-hours movie screening. Rated PG-13. Ages 13+. 

The Astonishing Theremin 

Saturday, October 22 at 1 PM

Witness the awe, wonder, and mystery of the theremin! An instrument invented in 1920 that you play without even touching. It has long been used to create music and sound effects for science fiction, horror, and other films. Ed Sussman presents the history and a demonstration of the theremin, and finally, the audience will be able to try this unique instrument themselves! Ages 13+.

Linking Art & Science

Wednesday, November 9 at 6 PM

Science and Art are ways of appreciating the beauty of the natural world. Together, they enrich our lives. Brian Matsumoto, a consultant on photomicrography, and Carol Roullard, a member of the Moorpark Art Commission, have an extensive background in scientific and artistic photography, have published more than a dozen books, and will display art illustrations from science and describe how to create science art photographs with a cell phone. Ages 13+.

Scary Story Contest

Scary Story Contest

Submissions are closed. Read the winning stories here.

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#PlantWildflowers

Thanks to our community, 500 wildflower seed packets were distributed! Click here to watch My Garden of a Thousand Bees and learn more about the #PlantWildflowers initiative.

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One Book, One Community

Thank you to everyone who participated in our first One Book, One Community program! Check back here soon for more information on future book selections and plans for 2023!