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three teens at the library
Guest Blogger, February 21, 2024

In this year's TLC project, our focus is on library beautification. As teens, our motivation for undertaking this project lies in recognizing that libraries are vital community spaces.


handmade dog puppets
Guest Blogger, February 14, 2024

Our project aims to help raise awareness for shelter animals in our city. We will host multiple events this season that involve creativity and learning for patrons to get inspired and help our cause.


a smiling teen in a garden
Guest Blogger, February 07, 2024

Hello from Memorial Branch Library, where we are working on a TLC project we've dubbed Teens Recycling for Change! We picked this topic because we noticed that Earth was being neglected.


Victoria M. and her cute poodle
Guest Blogger, January 16, 2024

The topic that our group chose for this year's project is raising awareness about shelter animals and protecting animals of all shapes and sizes. The teens in our group felt this topic was very important because of the number of pets and animals people own daily.


Girl in a library in Africa
Guest Blogger, August 18, 2023

My name is Nysha Prasad, and I am a sophomore at Taft Charter High School. Since last year, I have been volunteering at the Woodland Hills Library. There's something truly magical about the world of books, isn't there?


close up of a bee with large sac of pollin on a flower
Guest Blogger, June 08, 2023

My name is Aiden Lopez, and I am a freshman at El Camino Real Charter High School. Since January, I have been volunteering at the Platt Branch Library alongside our young adult librarian, Jennifer Watson.


3 teens looking at their phones in a park
Guest Blogger, May 03, 2023

My name is Angelina Chow, and as a Public Health Ambassador for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH), I have received specialized training on timely COVID-19 health and safety information, as well as access to important public health information and resources to share as a community


close up of a bee with large sac of pollin on a flower and colorful painted rocks
Guest Blogger, April 05, 2023

As part of the Los Angeles Public Library’s Teens Leading Change initiative at the Platt Library, a group of devoted volunteers has brought awareness to the dwindling species of pollinators that are vital to our ecosystem.


Polluted Beach with a piece of driftwood that reads, Save the Earth
Guest Blogger, March 15, 2023

The triple planetary crisis, consisting of climate change, pollution, and biodiversity loss, are rapidly developing issues that are proving detrimental to our environment. Across the globe, biodiversity has been declining at an alarming rate, largely due to human activities that impact our surroundings.


comic image of teen looking into a mirror and smiling
Guest Blogger, February 22, 2023

The Palms and Playa Vista teens have decided to focus on social media’s effects on mental health and body image for their Teens Leading Change project.


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