Posts Tagged ‘young adult’

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!

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October 2010 Events for Teens!

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

HAPPY AUTUMN!

  • Thu., October 14 – TEEN VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION!
    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!

WE WANT YOU (TO RUN FOR TEEN COUNCIL!)

Uncle Sam wants you

WE WANT YOU (TO RUN FOR TEEN COUNCIL!)

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] lapl.org 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!

September 2010 Events for Teens!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!

Celebrate the end of summer and back-to-school!

HAPPY AUTUMN!

  • Thu., September 2 – END OF SUMMER READING & BACK TO SCHOOL ICE CREAM SOCIAL!
    4 – 5:30 p.m.
    Teachers, librarians, and teens are invited to enjoy ice cream and learn how the library can help students succeed in school!  
  • Thu., September 16 – TEEN COUNCIL MEETING! 
    4-5 p.m.
    Help plan future teen library events and decide on materials to add to the library’s Teen Area! Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Encino-Tarzana Library.
  • Thu., September 23 – TEEN VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION!
    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.

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

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!

http://gomakesomething.com/ht/recycled/envelope-bookmarks/

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

August 2010 Events for Teens!

Reduce, Recycle & Read!

Join LA Public Library's Teen Summer Reading Club!

REDUCE, RECYCLE & READ!

  • Thu., August 5 – TEEN VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION!
    4 – 5:30 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.  
  • Thu., August 12 – TEEN COUNCIL MEETING! 
    4-5 p.m.
    Help plan future teen library events and decide on materials to add to the library’s Teen Area! Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Encino-Tarzana Library.
  • Thu., August 26 – REDUCE, RECYCLE & READ BOOKMARKS!
    4 – 5 p.m.
    Create your own bookmark out of recycled materials.

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

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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