Friends of the
Encino-Tarzana Library

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LAPL's Amnesty program
February 1-14, 2016: All fines will be waived during this time. It also includes getting a replacement library card free of charge. It does not include the $15 Unique fine if someone's account went to collections. Nor does it include lost items. People still have to replace or pay for those, but any overdue or processing fees (other than the Unique fee) associated with it will be waived.

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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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  • Bookstore
  • Storytime

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.

2/5 - Three new HOTP, read and read some more!

2/5 - Book and media donations sorted into categories, used to refresh Bookstore, including all new Music, Art, and Jewish Heritage. Excess stored for March 11-12 BIG Book Sale.

2/3 Feel Good Yoga: breathing, stretching, relaxing with Nicole.

2/2 - Two more HOTP, always more good things to read.

2/2 - Volunteers sort donations, resupply Bookstore, save surplus for the next BIG Book Sale.

2/1 - Four HOTP for your reading pleasure.

1/29 - Donations sorted, much stored for March BIG Book Sale. Bookstore refreshed including all new Self Help, Short Stories, and Other Languages.

1/27 - Patrons breathe, stretch, relax with Feel Good Yoga.

1/26 - Donations sorted, Bookstore refreshed with a new special, excess stored for BIG Book Sale.

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