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200 Civic Center Way
Calabasas, CA 91302 (
(818) 225-7616

Tue-Thurs, 11:00am–8:00pm
Fri & Sat,
Sun 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Calabasas Historical Society

The CHS Collection contains important books, photographs, pamphlets, maps, magazines, newspapers and transcripts of interviews with local residents.

Collection Hours:
The CHS Collection is unavailable at this time. We will update contact information for appointments as soon as possible.

The collection is housed at the Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Way, Calabasas, CA 91302.

Join the Historical Society

Calabasas-Las Virgenes Historical Society Newsletter Winter 2018 
Calabasas-Las Virgenes Historical Society Newsletter Fall 2017 
Calabasas-Las Virgenes Historical Society Newsletter Spring 2017 

The Historical Society meets the first Tuesday of most months at 6pm in the Library.

All proceeds and monetary donations collected go to the Historical Society for continued historical preservation efforts and education.


The Calabasas-Las Virgenes Historical Society will have lectures on the fourth Thursday of each month. The lectures will be presentations led by a variety of authors, researchers, historians, or Historical Society members.

Thursday, January 25th at Noon - Calabasas-Las Virgenes Historical Society member Judy Jordan will be giving a presentation about the community of Girard and the history of Woodland Hills.

For more information about presentations, call the library at 818-225-7616, visit the Calabasas Historical Society page on the Library’s website or the online calendar at

City of Calabasas Founders Panel
- April 7, 2016 at 6:30pm

Images of America – Calabasas

The early years of Calabasas offer a colorful history full of buried treasure, cattle and sheep ranches, stagecoaching, ghost sightings, and some of Southern California’s roughest and toughest residents. Between the 1920s and 1970s, countless films and television episodes were filmed in the west San Fernando Valley area alone. It was a time when Westerns ruled the scene, and the studios bought up huge tracts of underdeveloped acreage in the hills around Calabasas to serve as movie ranches. In banning secondhand smoke, plastic bags, and Styrofoam, Calabasas has been on the forefront of enacting environmental stewardship to preserve its historical roots and protect its open spaces.

To purchase the book, please email Cimberly Castellon at or James Bozajian at or on Amazon -

This book was published November 30, 2015.

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