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Friends of the Children's Library

(FOTCL) of Huntington Beach, CA



Welcome to the FOTCL website! Please read the many things we do to support the Children's Department of the HB Public Library. For more information on the FOTCL and all our activities, please e-mail our president Dan Page

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Here is our FOTCL 2015 Calendar
(updated 7-15)

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This Summer at the Library:

June 22-July 31

Summer Reading Program for kids, teens AND adults

This year's theme is Read to the Rhythm

Children 12 and under:

Read books from the library and record them in a special logbook or online; every 9 books or 3 hours of reading earns a prize at the library. Read 54 books or 18 hours and get a very special prize plus a free book from our Friends of the Library's Used Book Sale.

Teens and adults:

Read books and earn raffle tickets for chances to win great gift baskets and a free book from our Friends of the Library's Used Book Sale.

Click HERE for more details and to sign up – or register at the library and start earning summer fun!

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Thursday, July 16 at 11 AM

Don't miss the always popular Rudy's Radical Science show in the Tabby Theater, featuring amazing science experiments in action. After the show, each child can taste a small sample of ice cream that Rudy created with milk and dry ice…right before their eyes.

Who knew science could be so much fun? Tickets are $4 each and they are on sale now at the Children's Desk. Space is limited.

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The Friends of the Children's Library (FOTCL) is an all-volunteer group that supports the Children's Department of the Huntington Beach Public Library. We sponsor a variety of educational and informative activities for children in our community throughout
the year: monthly shows (ballets, musical performances, magic shows, and plays), an Authors Festival, a Festival of Folktales in June
(which kicks off the library's Summer Reading Program), and
a Holiday Tree Trimming Party in December.

We meet the 1st Friday of each month at 9 AM in Room B in the lower level of the Central Library (except August – and federal holidays the first week of the month may alter our schedule). For more information on joining our group, please click on the link below for our current brochure and membership application.

Membership Brochure


•   Volunteer to help at programs and special events for the Children's Library.
•   Increase public awareness of the Children's Library and the HB Library system.
•   Support the Library in developing better services for the
children in our community.
•  Receive discounts for selected library events and at the Friends of the Library Gift Shop.

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Problems with this site? E-mail Gail

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7111 Talbert Avenue; Huntington Beach, CA 92648


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