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Encino - Tarzana Branch Library

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Address:
18231 Ventura Boulevard
Tarzana, CA 91356
Phone:
818-343-1983
Fax:
818-343-7867
Email:
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Librarian:
Lawrence Nash, Senior Librarian
Upcoming Events at Encino - Tarzana Branch Library
Lecture
September 21, 2019 10:00AM
Willard Simm's lecture, "Tarzana Then and Now," will be a presentation that covers the history of Tarzana, from the early days of the...

Arts and Crafts
September 21, 2019 3:30PM
Do you want to make clay animals and learn some sculpture techniques? If you are ages 8-18, join us for our Clay Art Lab session, with YA...

Health
Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Relax. Stretch. Breathe. Bring a yoga mat. Generously funded by the Encino-Tarzana Friends of the Library.  

Meeting
September 28, 2019 12:00PM
Join us for Teen Council to discuss our Fall volunteer projects and contribute to our Banned Books Display. We are celebrating Freedom to...

Health
Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Relax. Stretch. Breathe. Bring a yoga mat. Generously funded by the Encino-Tarzana Friends of the Library.  

Health
October 5, 2019 11:00AM
In this fast-paced world, inner peace can seem elusive. Join longtime meditator Doug Frankel, for an engaging workshop, teaching practical...

Health
Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Relax. Stretch. Breathe. Bring a yoga mat. Generously funded by the Encino-Tarzana Friends of the Library.  

Ongoing Events

STAR Story Telling And Reading
Mondays from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Come and meet our STAR volunteer reader Terry. Read stories together and learn how to earn a free book.

Tuesdays from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Come and meet our STAR volunteer reader Jeannie. Read stories together and learn how to earn a free book.

Thursdays from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Come and meet our STAR volunteer reader Adele. Read stories together and learn how to earn a free book.

Fridays from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Come and meet our STAR volunteer reader Geri. Read stories together and learn how to earn a free book.


Student Zone
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Three public computers reserved for the exclusive use of students during Student Zone hours. Also, homework supplies and free printing. Sign in at the Information Desk.


Friend of the Library Bookstore Hours
Monday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 12:30pm - 7:00pm
Wednesday 11:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm

What We Are Reading

  • The Lost History of Dreams: A Novel

    The Lost History of Dreams: A Novel

    Waldherr, Kris

    When a famous, and some would claim infamous, poet dies, his final request is to be laid to rest next to his wife in a chapel of stained

  • Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients Into Foods & Remedies That Heal

    Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients Into Foods & Remedies That Heal

    Foret, Rosalee de la
  • Magic for Liars: A Novel

    Magic for Liars: A Novel

    Gailey, Sarah

    When the Health instructor at Osthorne Academy for Young Mages is found in the school library bisected from head to toe cleanly down the

  • Happiness is Baking: Cakes, Pies, Tarts, Muffins, Brownies, Cookies: Favorite Desserts From the Queen of Cake

    Happiness is Baking: Cakes, Pies, Tarts, Muffins, Brownies, Cookies: Favorite Desserts From the Queen of Cake

    Heatter, Maida
  • Red, White & Royal Blue

    Red, White & Royal Blue

    McQuiston, Casey

    Alex Claremont-Diaz is the 21-year-old First Son Of The United States (FSOTUS).

  • What moves at the margin : selected nonfiction

    What moves at the margin : selected nonfiction

    Morrison, Toni.
  • The Survival of Margaret Thomas

    The Survival of Margaret Thomas

    Howison, Del

    Margaret “Peggy” Thomas was happy living on a farm just outside of Bleak Knob, Missouri with her husband James, who was the local sheriff

  • Shoot for the moon : the space race and the extraordinary voyage of Apollo 11

    Shoot for the moon : the space race and the extraordinary voyage of Apollo 11

    Donovan, Jim, 1954-
  • Wild LA: Explore the Amazing Nature in and Around Los Angeles

    Wild LA: Explore the Amazing Nature in and Around Los Angeles

    Higgins, Lila M.
  • Your Favorite Band Cannot Save You

    Your Favorite Band Cannot Save You

    Moore, Scotto

    Long time music blogger Moore weaves a tale where a newly discovered band is releasing their singles with more in mind than fame and glor


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