Posts Tagged ‘poetry’

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):
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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

April 2010 Events for Teens!

  • Sat., April 3 – COFFEE & COUPLETS!
    2:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Celebrate National Poetry Month with our teen poetry/coffeehouse night!
  • Thu., April 15 – TEEN VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    Need community service hours? Learn how to earn them at out Teen Volunteer Orientation! Must be 13 years old & up to attend.
  • Thu., April 22, – TEEN COUNCIL MEETING 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.                                                                                                      Decide on materials to add to the Teen Collection & plan teen events!

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

Thank you, poets!

April is National Poetry Month!

April is National Poetry Month!

 

Many thanks to everyone who shared poetry of their own or by their favorite authors at our National Poetry Month celebration!  Thank you also to the volunteers who helped decorate the board for our event!