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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 2016 Calendar
(updated 11-2-2016)

Check out our September 2016 Newsletter

Amazon Smile Cashback Program

Ralph's Receipts Cashback Info

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The Authors Festival 2016-17

Writing and Illustrating Contest

Contest runs from Oct 1 - Dec 17

Students from Pre-K to 8th Grade are invited to submit a
written and/or illustrated entry

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Imagine if you found a book that was a secret, locked box! What's hidden in it? Where did it come from? What's its story or purpose?

Write a story (song, poem or letter) or draw a picture about what
you discovered in that secret, locked box!

Here is the required ENTRY FORM and complete RULES red lock and key

(these are also available in the Children's Department)

Entries due at the Children's Desk by 4 PM on Saturday, December 17

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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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