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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 Examiner.com and Encino’s Patch.com for writing about our Teen Poetry event!

Teens Celebrate National Poetry Month @ Encino-Tarzana Library (Encino’s Patch.com):

Live Poetry Event Gives Teen A Voice (Examiner.com):

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.   
  • Thu., April 7 – TEEN ADVISORY BOARD MEETING*
    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
  • Thu., April 21 – TEEN VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION*
    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

March 2011 Events for Teens

 
Mix & Mash @ Your Library!
Mix & Mash @ Your Library!
  • Thu., March 10 – ROBOTICS ACADEMY!*
    4– 5 p.m.
    Fun with robots, featuring CHAMPS Charter High School’s national competition-winning Robotics Academy!  
  • Sat., March  12 – CHIPTHRASH CONCERT!
    2 -5 p.m.
    Join Kool Skull & friends for a chipthrash concert, using Nintendo Gameboys as musical instruments!
  • Tue., March 15 – MAGIC WORKSHOP W/ TONY DANIELS!*
    4 – 5 p.m.
    Spaces are limited for this rare magic workshop.  Call or stop by to sign up!
  • Thu., March 17 – 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
  • Tue., March 22 – Student Smart: GETTING INTO THE COLLEGE OF YOUR CHOICE!*
    6 – 7 p.m.
    Learn tips on getting into the college of your choice! Spaces are limited; call or stop by to sign-up!
  • Sat., March 26 – Student Smart: ACT PRACTICE EXAM!*
    10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Be prepared for the ACT. The Princeton Review administers the full-length exam for FREE. Spaces are limited; call or stop by to sign-up!
  • Thu., March 31 – TEEN VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION!*
    4 – 5 p.m.
    Learn how to earn community service hours at the library! Must be 13 years old and up to attend.

*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!

Happy St. Patty's Day from the Encino-Tarzana Library!

Happy St. Patty's Day from the Encino-Tarzana Library!

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!

January 2011 Events for Teens!

Happy New Year from the Encino-Tarzana Library!

Happy New Year from the Encino-Tarzana Library!

 

  • Thu., January 13 – TEEN VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION!*
    4– 5 p.m.
    Learn how to earn community service hours at the library! For ages 13-18 only. Attendance is required to volunteer at the library.
  • Thu., January 20 – NEW YEAR, NEW START WITH JESSICA BRODY!*
    4-5 p.m.
    Join author Jessica Brody for a discussion about her new teen book, The Karma Club, and turning over a new leaf for the new year!
  • Thu., January 27 – TEEN COUNCIL MEETING!*
    10 a.m. – 5:30  p.m.
    Help plan teen events for the library and choose CDs, DVDs, and books to add to the library’s Teen Area!
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*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!

December 2010 Events for Teens!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Happy Holidays from the Encino-Tarzana Library!

 

  • Thu., December 16 – TEEN VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION!
    5– 6 p.m.
    Learn how to earn community service hours at the library! For ages 13-18 only. Attendance is required to volunteer at the library.
  • Mon., December 20 – LIBRARY OPEN
    10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Since we will be closed on Friday, 12/24, and Saturday, 12/25, the library is open today!  Contact Candice, the Teen Services Librarian, if you would like to earn extra community service hours on this day.
  • Fri., December 24 & Sat., December 25 – LIBRARY CLOSED
    LIBRARY CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS EVE & CHRISTMAS DAY.
  • Mon., December 27 – LIBRARY OPEN
    10 a.m. – 5:30  p.m.
    Since we will be closed on Friday, 12/24, and Saturday, 12/25, the library is open today!  Contact Candice, the Teen Services Librarian, if you would like to earn extra community service hours on this day.
  • Thu., December 30 – TEEN COUNCIL & NEW YEAR’S PARTY!
    4 – 5 p.m.
    Join us for a thank you party for all of our teen volunteers!!
  • Fri., December 31 & Sat., Jan. 1 – LIBRARY CLOSED
    LIBRARY CLOSED FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE & NEW YEAR’S DAY .

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