Friends of the Encino-Tarzana Library

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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.

5/22- Yoga for Well-being: Breathe, Stretch, relax.

5/21 - Three HOTP: Books you've been waiting for.

5/18 - Page Turners' Book Club meets for literary discussion.

5/18 - We have an almost full house for the Korean Dance program.

5/17 - Volunteers sort new donations, restock Bookstore and save most for June's BIG Book Sale.

5/15 - One more HOTP: The shelves get full.

5/14 - Nine HOTP: So many good books!

5/10 - Book and media donations sorted, empty spaces on Bookstore shelves filled, specials updated, surplus stored for next BIG Book Sale.

5/8 - Another HOTP; they keep coming.

5/7 - Donations sorted, Bookstore shelves refilled, surplus stored for next month's BIG Book Sale.

5/4 - Four HOTP: Four more reasons to be happy.

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