TLC Now Recruiting!


The Teen Library Cabinet, or TLC, is a group of Simi Valley Teens who are interested in shaping the direction of the Simi Valley Public Library's teen program by making their voices heard. TLC is a great opportunity for teen patrons to get involved at their library. Members work closely with Mike Whitehead, the Teen Services Librarian, to do the following:

  • Develop and plan new library programs just for teens
  • Choose books, movies, and graphic novels for the library collection
  • Create displays in the teen area and decorate the Teen Lounge
  • Review books to be posted on the library’s social media
  • Earn Community Service Hours
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Gain valuable experience for college and jobs
  • Make new friends!

TLC volunteer application

Regular meetings will be held on the first Monday of every month from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.- beginning February 4, 2019.


  • Minimum age: going into 7th grade; Maximum age: going into 12th grade.
  • Members must commit to meeting monthly from February 2019 and attend at least 5 teen programs during their time with TLC.

If you have any questions, contact Mike Whitehead, Teen Librarian at or 805-526-1735 ext. 5016.