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.

1/23 - Yoga for Well Being: Breathe, Stretch, relax.

1/22 - Book and media donations sorted, used to restock Bookstore or boxed to save for next BIG Book Sale.

1/18 - Beautiful donations used to fill shelves in the Bookstore or stored for the next BIG Book Sale.

1/17 - Three HOTP for us. Storms of books!

1/16 - Two more HOTP today. January showers make up for December drought.

1/16 - The Friend's Open Board Meeting reviewed membership, bookstore and book sale information, the status of publications and library needs.

1/16 - Yoga for Well Being: Breathe, Stretch, relax.

1/15 - Two HOTP today. Always good things to read.

1/15 - Volunteers brave the rain to sort donations, restock the Bookstore, and store remainders for the next BIG Book Sale.

1/11 - Donations sorted, used to refill Bookstore, or stored for next BIG Book Sale.

1/10 - Six HOTP today. Happiness increases.

1/9 - Yoga for Well Being: Breathe, Stretch, relax.

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