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Grant R. Brimhall Library

1401 E Janss Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362-2134
+1 805-449-2660
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There is a wall of fish, the book collection is to die for, they have a gift shop, and you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karyn B
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La Crescenta, California
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Love it here

This is seriously one of my favorite libraries! The Kids area has an aquarium, toys, puppets, a... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Kittymcknitty
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1401 E Janss Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362-2134
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"coffee machine"
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"giant fish tank"
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"hidden treasure"
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"helpful staff"
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"great selection"
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"ample parking"
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"all ages"
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"beautiful park"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a wall of fish, the book collection is to die for, they have a gift shop, and you can check out puppets. New book selection is amazing, and their gently used DVDs, CDs, and books is too cool. My favorite library in the...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This is seriously one of my favorite libraries! The Kids area has an aquarium, toys, puppets, a puppet theater, and a very nice selection of books. They always have fun and engaging activities! I’m always amazed at how nice they keep the children’s area. The...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Wonderful resource surrounded by a beautiful park. Great for students, seniors, families and solo's. check for events.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Our local library is a hidden treasure. The kids section is huge and you can’t walk in and not stop to see the fishes. There are a lot of computers in both the kids section and the adult section. Of the many libraries I’ve visited,...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

For years my grandchildren and I have visited this library. They love storytime, watching the fish, playing with the puppets, selecting their book and checking out their own 📚

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Outstanding local library with a Thousand Oaks flair. Always welcoming with great research facilities. Great gathering place for local residents with fascinating lectures throughout the year. Check their webpage for upcoming activities.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Named after a patron saint of Thousand Oaks for his inspired foresight as a city planner when outside forces where anxious to make our community into an extension of the San Fernando Valley, this extraordinary local library lives up to its name. Built in a...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This library is clean , has a great variety of books, CDs, DVDs and has a helpful staff . The kids section has a gorgeous aquarium to enjoy. There are many programs offered, including authors' talks, entertainment, summer movies for the young . It is...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

A lovely big bright space for readers of all ages. A big children's section. Great selection for adults with new releases always available and coming in. Love going regularly.

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

If you enjoy a mixture of books and cultural activities, the Grant R. Brimhall Library is a must visit! You would never expect to find so many resources, activities, and events under one roof. The Library has a dedicated Children's Library with many wonderful selections....More

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Ken: Per my phone message that I left you, the official answer is that no one is replacing Jana Covell. The new process is to send an e-mail to the address that I left on your voice mail (e-mail addresses are not permitted... More
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