Posts Tagged ‘Friends of the Encino-Tarzana Library’

June 2011 Events for Teens!

You Are Here Teen Summer Reading Club logo

Join our Teen Summer Reading Club!

    4 – 5 p.m.
    Help plan teen library events & decide on materials to purchase for the teen collection! Refreshments served. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Encino-Tarzana Library
    10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Stop by the library any time to join our Teen Summer Reading Club! You will receive a summer reading club game card, bag and lots of chances to win tons of fabulous prizes throughout the summer! You can also sign up online here:
  • Thu., June 16 – “YOU ARE HERE” CULTURAL FAIR!*
    4 – 5:30 p.m.
    Sign-up for our teen summer reading club! Celebrate the theme “You Are Here” with international cuisine by Chef TroyEl! Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Encino-Tarzana Library
    4 – 5 p.m.
    Learn how to earn community service hours at the library. For ages 11-18 only. Call or stop by the library to sign-up!

*Teen library volunteers will receive an extra hour (or more!) of community service for each teen program they attend.

For more information on any of these events, call 818-343-1983!

"You Are Here!" at the Encino-Tarzana Library!

"You Are Here!" at the Encino-Tarzana Library!

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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Teen Movie Night Premiere!

Many thanks to everyone who joined us for our very first Teen Movie Night, featuring “Nacho Libre,” Lucha Libre masks, and Nacho Cheese Doritos!

Special thanks to the Friends of the Encino-Tarzana Library for co-sponsoring our event!

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Tracy White Comics Workshop!

Many thanks to Tracy White, First Second, and all of the teens that attended our comics workshop with author/illustrator/teacher Tracy White!

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Coffee & Couplets 2 Thank Yous!

Thanks to all of the wonderful budding poets and poetry lovers who attended our event!

Here are some photos from the event:

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Many thanks, also, to Whole Foods Market – Tarzana, who provided the delicious refreshments for our second annual Coffee & Couplets Teen Coffeehouse Night!

Last, but not least, many, many thanks to the lovely folks at and Encino’s for writing about our Teen Poetry event!

Teens Celebrate National Poetry Month @ Encino-Tarzana Library (Encino’s

Live Poetry Event Gives Teen A Voice (

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!

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

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief screening!

Thanks to all of you who came to our “Lightning Thief” screening on Thursday, July 8th, from 6-8 p.m.! Many thanks, also, to Fox Home Entertainment, Disney Hyperion Publishing, and the Friends of the Encino-Tarzana Library for sponsoring the event!

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