Friends of the Encino-Tarzana Library

Welcome!




The Friends of the Encino-Tarzana Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library (FOL) is a nonprofit organization of volunteers dedicated to enhancing the Library's resources and services since 1972. We invite you to participate. Join Us!

Our website is a comprehensive source of information - about our Friends and activities, our Branch Library and its resources, our Los Angeles Public Library's extensive resources, and links to our Encino-Tarzana community. CHECK THE MENUS AND ENJOY BROWSING!

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Our Mission:

The purposes of the Friends are to enhance community interest for the Library as a prime cultural and educational asset; to focus public attention on its resources and services; to encourage and receive gifts, endowments and bequests to the Library; to raise funds in support of the Library's collection, services, operations, and facilities; and to support and cooperate with the Library in developing library services and programs for the community.




What do the Friends do?

Friends in Action

Every day - Browse, buy, and enjoy! Volunteers staff the Used Bookstore.

10/15 - Thirteen HOTP today. How lucky we are!

10/15 - New donations sorted, used to fill Bookstore shelves or stored for the next BIG Book Sale.

10/11 - Volunteers sort book and digital donations, refresh Bookstore shelves and store remainder for next BIG Book Sale.

10/8 - Donations sorted, stored for the next BIG Book Sale or immediately used to replenish Bookstore shelves.

10/5 - Six HOTP, good books here now.

10/4 - Beautiful book and digital donations sorted, used to fill Bookstore shelves or stored for the next BIG Book Sale.

10/2 - Yoga for Well-being: Breathe, Stretch, Relax.

9/27 - Donations sorted, stored for the December BIG Book Sale or used to restock the Bookstore.

9/25 - Yoga for Well-being: Breathe, Stretch, Relax.

9/24 - Book and media donations sorted, Bookstore shelves filled, remainder saved for the next BIG Book Sale.

9/20 - New donations sorted, stored for the December BIG Book Sale or used to fill the Bookstore shelves.

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