FDR visits Tacoma, 1932

This is what 9th and Broadway looked like in the late afternoon of September 20, 1932, as throngs of people strained to catch a glimpse of presidential candidate Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The democratic candidate's open vehicle can be seen in the midst of the crowd, led and followed by motorcycle police. Mr. Roosevelt had just…
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Medicare and YOU!

Coming soon “Understanding Your Medicare Options” at selected Branches close to you! The last six months has seen big changes in Medicare. Tacoma Public Library would like to assist you in figuring out these confusing new happenings. Below is a new book and three government websites that will get you started on this complicated subject…
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It Takes A Community

Kids laughed. Lots. Cheered. Hugged their favorite literary characters. Oohed and aahed over real life princesses (the Daffodil variety). Happily made one-of-a-kind buttons. Ran from zoo exhibit to exhibit petting stingrays, grooming goats, and getting up close with bugs! It was another wonderful Summer Reading Celebration at the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium for Tacoma’s…
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Essential Business and Economic Websites for Local Business

Here is a handy list of web sites for small businesses in this region, you might have to wade through thousands of possibilities to find.  This is a good way to find demographic information, data, or contacts.  Apartment occupancy rates for the southern Puget Sound area?  The unemployment rate for Pierce County?  Who to contact…
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Summer Reading Wrap up

Summer has come to an end and with it comes the conclusion of Tacoma Library’s 2016 Summer Reading Challenge. Thanks to everyone who participated in this year’s summer reading challenge.  We had over 3,780 children, teens and adults sign up this year and they read for a cumulative of 1,314,135 minutes. Wow! The library had…
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