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Fairyland Cosplay Tea Party with Catherynne Valente!

Extra special thanks to the fabulous Catherynne Valente, Feiwel & Friends Books, and Trader Joe’s Encino for making our tea party possible!

Author Catherynne Valente and actor Frank Romeo did a fabulous reading from Valente’s Andre Norton Award-winning book, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making.

Participants were also given fairy kisses (glitter tattoos) and could make their own fairy wands!

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February 2011 Events for Teens!

Gung Hay Fat Choy! (Happy Lunar New Year!)

Goong Hay Fat Choy! (Happy Lunar New Year!)

  • Thu., February 3 – HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR!*
    4– 5 p.m.
    Celebrate Lunar New Year with refreshments and by learning Chinese calligraphy! Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Encino-Tarzana Library
  • Fri. & Sat., February 11 & 12 – FRIENDS OF THE ENCINO-TARZANA LIBRARY B-I-G BOOK SALE!
    10 a.m. -5 p.m.
    Help the library and help save the planet by purchasing gently used books at the Friends of the Library Book Sale!  Most titles are $1 or less!
  • Thu., February 17 – TEEN VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION!*
    4 – 5 p.m.
    Need community service hours? Learn how to earn them at our Teen Volunteer Orientation!  Must be 13 years old & up to attend.
  • Thu., February 24 – TEEN COUNCIL MEETING!*
    4 – 5 p.m.
    Help plan teen events for the library and choose CDs, DVDs, and books to add to the library’s Teen Area! Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Encino-Tarzana Library

*Teen library volunteers will receive an extra hour of community service for each teen program they attend.

For more information on any of these events, call 818-343-1983 & ask for Candice, the Teen Services Librarian!

Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine's Day from the Encino-Tarzana Library!

November 2010 Events for Teens!

Happy Fall! Animated Gif

Join us for some great fall events!

  • Fri., November 5 – Student Smart: PRACTICE SAT Follow-Up Session!
    4– 5 p.m.
    For those who took the Practice SAT Exam at our library on 10/30, pick up your scores, tips to improve & a free study guide! 
  • Tue., November 16 – Student Smart: FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP! 
    6 – 7:30 p.m.
    Learn how to pay for college!  Spaces are limited; sign-up at Info Desk!
  • Thu., November 18 – TEEN COUNCIL MEETING & ELECTIONS!
    4 – 5 p.m.
    Vote for Teen Council President & Vice-President! Help decide what CDs, DVDs, and books get added to the Teen Collection!
  • Wed., November 24 – HOLIDAY ORIGAMI FOR TEENS!
    4 – 5 p.m.
    Teens, get ready for the holidays with holiday origami!  All materials will be provided and refreshments will be served!
  • Thu., November 25 & Fri., November 26 – LIBRARY CLOSED FOR THANKS GIVING!

For more information on any of these events, call 818-343-1983 and ask for Candice, the Teen Services Librarian!

Reduce, Recycle & Read Bookmarks!

Thanks to all who came and created Reduce, Recycle & Read bookmarks! 

 Look at our lovely handiwork, made from recycled envelopes!

Teen Summer Reading Club 2010 bookmarks

Reduce, Recycle, & Read! Doing that is easy with our recycled bookmark craft!

Here’s a link to how to do it if you are interested in making your own!

http://gomakesomething.com/ht/recycled/envelope-bookmarks/

Many thanks to the Friends of the Encino-Tarzana Library for co-sponsoring this event!