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.

2/22 - Donations sorted, used to fill shelves in the Bookstore or stored for the next BIG Book Sale.

2/20 - Four HOTP, more happiness.

2/20 - Friends Open Board Meeting: Review of current actities, plans for the future.

2/20 - Yoga for Well-being: Breathe, Stretch, relax.

2/19 - New book and media donations sorted, Bookstore shelves refilled, surplus stored for next BIG Book Sale.

2/15 - Donations sorted, used to restock Bookstore or stored for March BIG Book Sale.

2/13 - Yoga for Well-being: Breathe, Stretch, relax.

2/12 - Volunteers sort new donations, refresh Bookstore shelves, save most for next BIG Book Sale.

2/8 - New book and media donations sorted, Bookstore shelves filled, most stored for next BIG Book Sale.

2/6 - A dozen HOTP for us. So many good things to read.

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