2020 Tax Resources
Free Tax Resources and Help at Tacoma Public Library.
90-Second Newbery Film Festival Screening Party & Award Show
Join us for the hottest free ticket in town, The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival Screening Party! Watch short film adaptations of…
2020 Extreme Reader Challenge
For the second year in a row, Tacoma Public Library is hosting a yearlong reading challenge for Extreme Readers. Sign up today!
Looking for a new favorite book? We'll deliver customized reading lists right to your inbox and you'll be able to link to the library…
ROADS on Mars Student Challenge
STEAM Programming With a Mission Grade Levels: 3-12 In the summer of 2020, NASA will launch its next rover to study Mars. NASA’s Northwest…
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Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad had a new diesel streamliner, "Hiawatha". The streamliner had a 6000 horse-power motor,…
A Cake You Can Have And Eat, Too!
Cutting a 1,000 pound cake at Big Bear Store, Big Bear Store, Don Taylor. Two young men stand with the enormous cake made with Swans Down…
Valentine at Salishan
Tacoma Housing Authority Valentine Party at Salishan. Salishan began as a community for military, war workers and their families. The first…
Hold the Line!
Her hair in disarray, a harried phone operator at Permanente Metals listens to one of many calls to the big plant at 3400 Taylor Way on…
What a Hoot!
Handsome great horned owl, named "Hoot", was given to Art Langendorder by the State Game Department in 1947. Mr. Langendorfer took Hoot…
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VITA Tax Assistance
The Main Branch of Tacoma Public Library will be hosting free VITA tax assistance Saturdays beginning February 22 to April 11.
Free AARP Tax Assistance
Free AARP Tax Help for seniors every Wed. from February 5 to April 8, 2020 at Moore Branch. Assistance is on a first come first served basis
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Fess Up: The Books You Really Haven't Read
Apparently readers aren't always honest about the books they claimed to have read. Not that any of us have ever done that.
Tacoma Library adds new titles to the collection continuously. Here are some interesting ones for Black History Month.
LibraryReads February 2020
Nothing says “must read” quite like a Librarian’s stamp of approval! Every month LibraryReads.org releases the top picks for the month, as…
Book Lover's Unite!
Are you looking for something new to read? Check out some favorites of Tacoma Public Library's staff.
Beautiful Days With Mister Rogers
More than a decade after his passing, Mister Rogers (AKA Fred McFeely Rogers) is still very much in American's hearts and on our minds.…
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