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Exhibitions & Events: Past Events

Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation Room

March 14, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

 WISE presents STEM: Education Challenges and Career Opportunities

Come to our PI Day Celebration where you will hear from our panel of scientists, engineers, educators and “workforce development” representative who will share insights into careers in science, computer technology, engineering and math.

Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation Room

March 10, 2013 - 2:00pm

Seamanship and Settlement

Join us to celebrate some 500 years of Portuguese maritime skill, daring exploration, and mutual cultural influence with China as exemplified by magnificent photographs of the N.R.P. Sagres, which has roamed the world’s oceans as the Portugues Navy’s school ship, and of the historic architecture of the port city of Macau, the first enduring point of contact between China and the West.

Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation Room

March 6, 2013 - 2:00pm

Rushing Waters, Rising Dreams

The Friends of the Oviatt Library invite you to join us for a book signing and documentary viewing with Denise M. Sandoval, Ph.D. CSU, Northridge Chicano Studies Professor and John Cantú, Independent Filmmaker as they discuss the book and documentary Rushing Waters, Rising Dreams: How the Arts are Transforming a Community.

Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation Room

October 17, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

4th Annual Research Fellows Colloquium logo

Come hear our distinguished faculty speak about their research.

Orange Grove Bistro

October 12, 2012 - 11:30am

Loud Emily

The Friends of the Oviatt Library invite you to join us at the Orange Grove Bistro for a buffet luncheon and presentation by Alexis O’Neill,best-selling children’s author and library advocate, entitled, “Small Books, Big Ideas: A Children’s Author Weighs In.”

Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation Room

October 9, 2012 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm

Students are invited to meet with PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS 3:00-5:00 PM and have candid conversation with industry professionals SPEED MENTORING 4:00-6:00 PM.

Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation Room

October 2, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

East Los Angeles artists Doña Ofelia Esparza and Daniel Gonzalez share their work and perspectives on Days of the Dead.

Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation Room

September 18, 2012 - 6:00pm

Please join us and featured speaker David Brin, best-selling science fiction writer, futurist, and astronomer, for the opening of our latest gallery exhibition, Fantastic & Strange: Reflections of Self in Science Fiction Literature. Reception, exhibition opening, and book signing to follow program.

Library Lobby

April 17, 2012 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Hardbacks $1.00 – Softbacks $.50 / .75 – Small paperbacks novels are 25¢ or ten (10) for $1.00.

Library Lobby

April 15, 2012 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Join us for a reception to celebrate the opening of the special Día de los Muertos lobby exhibit, Celebrando la Vida/Recordando Nuestros Muertos: Celebrating Life/Remembering our Dead.