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Strategic Plan 2020-2025

Learn about Tacoma Public Library’s vision for 2020-2025: Mission, Vision, and Values, Strategic Priorities, and more.
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Upcoming Events

Featured Events

Poetry in the Park

Sept 1 through Oct 18 Various Locations
TPL in partnership with Pierce County Library and Tahoma Audubon Society is excited to celebrate Poetry in the Park.
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New Physical Materials

Local History

James Ray Jones

Jim Jones - Husky Star - ex-Lincoln High star leads at UW in rushing. The 6'1", 195-pounder was an all-state fullback from Tacoma's Lincoln…
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We Recommend

LibraryReads September 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…
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