Posts Tagged ‘historian’

New Name, New Leaders!

We had an exciting Teen Council meeting yesterday, where we held our Teen Council Elections and the council decided on a name change!

The council’s new name is:


And our new Teen Advisory Board President is Grace O.

New Teen Advisory Board Vice-President is Natalie B.

We will be having a run-off for Secretary/Historian so get ready to vote again soon!

Thank you very much to all who participated and we’re looking forward to meeting any new members!

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!
    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!

VOTE in Teen Council Elections!

Vote for Teen Council leadership!

Between now and November 18th, come into the library and vote for candidates for Teen Council President and Vice-President!

The ballot box and candidate statements are located at the Reference/Information Desk!

October 2010 Events for Teens!

Celebrate Teen Read Week 2010's theme "Books with Beat" at the Encino-Tarzana Library!


    5 – 6 p.m.
    Need community service hours? Learn how to earn them at our Teen Volunteer Orientation! Must be 13 years old and up to attend.  
  • Wed., October 20 – BOOKS WITH BEAT! 
    4 – 5 p.m.
    Celebrate Teen Read Week 2010’s theme “Books with Beat,” featuring special guest teen lit authors JANET TASHJIAN & ALEXA YOUNG!  Free refreshments & giveaways!
  • Sat., October 30 – FREE PRACTICE SAT EXAM!
    10 a.m.  – 2:30 p.m.
    The Princeton Review administers the full-length exam for FREE!  Spaces are limited; call NOW to reserve your seat for this Student Smart workshop.

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

Happy Halloween from the Encino-Tarzana Library!

Happy Halloween from the Encino-Tarzana Library!


Uncle Sam wants you


Are you interested in taking on more of a leadership role at our library?

Do you have great ideas for teen events at the library?

Do you have great organizational skills?

If you answered yes to those questions, please email Candice, the Teen Services Librarian, at cmack [at] with:

  • the position you would like to run for (President, Vice President, Secretary/Historian),
  • your qualifications and ideas for events (maximum length: 2 paragraphs)

The deadline for campaign statements is October 1st, 2010.

Candice will keep all candidates’ statements  near the Teen ballot box at the Reference/Information Desk.  Campaigning and voting will be held from October 12th to November 18.
November 18th is the day of our next Teen Council Meeting.  Anyone running for a position is expected to attend the meeting so they can present their statement live.  Voting will also occur that day and the votes will be counted at the end of the meeting.
You will receive community service hours for working on this project!