Atomic Comicon 2016 – The Best Free Comicon in Tacoma!

There’s something for everyone at this epic convention.  It takes over two floors of Tacoma Public Library’s huge Main Branch and features activities for every age. Adults, teens, kids, everyone will find something up their alley. What’s happening at the 2016 Convention? Panels Workshops Hand on activities Crafts Storytime Lego Build and display zone Costumed…
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Beachy Beach Reads

Tacoma Public Library is looking forward to the sun coming back! Sunny weather means warm, relaxing days and beach visits. We are all looking forward to a relaxing vacation. That means we get to READ a book. The One & Only One More Thing Attachments The Vacationers Beautiful Ruins…
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What’s a Playaway?

Do you have fond memories of using a Walkman in the 80’s? Do you love listening to library audiobooks but find it’s a pain to keep track of all those discs? Do you want to be able to listen to audiobooks while exercising or on the go? Well the library’s Playaway collection is the solution…
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Fire Boat No. 1, 1929

In June 1929, work continues on the installation of equipment aboard Tacoma's first fire boat, Tacoma Fire Boat No. 1. After the fire boat's successful launching on June 8th, the vessel was moved to a Port of Tacoma pier where five engines and four centrifugal pumps were installed. http://goo.gl/h3Bgo3 …
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