May 2017


Next Chapter Book Club

Civic Center Library Foundation Room

Next Chapter Book Club is for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  We are looking for members of all reading levels, including those who cannot read, to commit to attending a new book club twice a month. We will meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month in the Civic Center Library Foundation Room.  Our first book is Lucky Dogs, Lost Hats and Dating Don'ts by Thomas Fish & Jillian Ober. Books and swag will be provided at the first meeting. We will meet on the following Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.: May 11, May 25, June 8, June 22, July 13 & July 27.   Space is limited to 8 members, so call 760-435-5600 to sign-up.

PBS P.O.V. Film Screening - Of Men and War

Tuesday, May 16 at 5pm in the Civic Center Library Foundation Room

At a first of its kind PTSD treatment center in California, follow Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families on their paths to recovery as they attempt to make peace with their pasts, their loved ones and themselves.

Book Discussion - Tribe by Sebastian Junger

Tuesday, May 23 at 4pm at Veterans Association of North County (VANC)

The Library will be hosting a special book discussion of the Sebastian Junger novel Tribe at VANC, located at 1617 Mission Avenue in Oceanside, as part of Oceanside Public Library's Veterans Connect program.  The purpose of the book discussion is to bring the community together to talk about the military experience and returning to civilian life while providing an informal, supportive environment for dialogue.  Free copies of the book are available at the Adult Reference desks of the Civic Center and Mission Branch libraries while supplies last.   

Saturday, June 10 
12-6 pm

Filipino Cultural Celebration

Civic Center Plaza and Library

Join us for the 16th annual Filipino Cultural Celebration.  This year's theme is "Preserving Filipino Culture in Modern America."  Experience talented Filipino dancers and singers, colorful costumes, great entertainment and a variety of delicious Filipino and international cuisine.  Free and open to the public.