Posts Tagged ‘graphic novels’

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 (

April 2011 Events for Teens


How I Made It to Eighteen by Tracy White

Meet creator Tracy White on April 28, 2011!

  • Wed., April 6 – Student Smart: Practice ACT Exam Follow-Up Session*
    4– 5 p.m.
    This session is for those who took the Student Smart: Practice ACT Exam on Sat., 3/26/11, only.   
    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
  • Thu., April 14 – COFFEE & COUPLETS 2: Coffeehouse, Poetry & Open Mic Night!*
    4 – 5:30 p.m.
    Maybe you’re a poet & you don’t even know it! Celebrate National Poetry Month by sharing your work or poems by your favorite writer.  Co-sponsored by Whole Foods Tarzana & 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.  
  • Thu., April 28 – TRACY WHITE!*
    4 – 5 p.m.
    Meet author, professor and comics creator TRACY WHITE, and learn how to make comics of your own! Co-sponsored by First Second and the Friends of the Encino-Tarzana Library

*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 & ask for Candice, the Teen Services Librarian!


April is National Poetry Month!

April is National Poetry Month!Duetto by Shelly M. House



Duetto by Shelly M. House

Duetto by Shelly M. House

Free Comic Book Day!

Batty thanks you for attending Free Comic Book Day!

Batman thanks you for attending Free Comic Book Day!


Many thanks to those of you who attended Free Comic Book Day this year! 

Remember, every day is free comic book day at the library –

we always have free comic books that you can check out!