Library Information

Library Hours
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 Monday 10:00 - 8:00 
 Tuesday 12:00 - 8:00 
 Wednesday   10:00 - 8:00 
 Thursday 12:00 - 8:00 
 Friday 9:30 - 5:30 
 Saturday 9:30 - 5:30 
 Sunday Closed

Library will be closed:
Memorial Day - Monday, May 30
Independence Day - Monday, July 4
Labor Day - Monday, September 5


West Valley Regional 1:00 - 5:00
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"It is certain that no culture can flourish without narratives
of transcendent origin and power. "

- - Neil Postman

Some History of the Library

There has been a library in this area for almost a century, as far as we know. The earliest we know of is the Tarzana Station Public Library, probably opened some time after 1928, when Tarzana became Tarzana.

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Tarzana Station Public library
The oldest library
Another view of the Tarzana Station Public Library
Early library
The Original Encino-Tarzana Branch Library
open on Ventura Blvd.
Pre-1961 Library location

Photo credit: Institutional Collection/Los Angeles Public Library

Library data from the 1961 building
Early library data
1961-2000 Library
1961 Library
2003 Ceremonial opening of the current library Reopening ceremony

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