Jack Dempsey

William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey celebrated his 49th birthday while visiting Tacoma in support of the 5th War Bond drive. The guest of honor at a dinner held at the Hotel Winthrop, Dempsey was surprised by the appearance of a cake since he had not mentioned it was his birthday. He blew out all 49 candles…
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Uncork and Relax

Broadway Center for the Performing Arts is kicking off a new wine festival on Saturday, June 10th called Tacoma Wined Up.  This festival tasting is a celebration of Northwest wineries and will be held at the Tacoma Armory.  Check out their website for details and then, for inspiration, visit Tacoma Library for some fantastic books…
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Library Reads Top Ten June 2017

Nothing says “must read” quite like a Librarian’s stamp of approval! Every month LibraryReads.org releases the top 10 picks for the month, as voted on by Librarians across the country.  At the end of the year, Librarians vote for their Favorites of Favorites. Subscribe to Tacoma Library’s e-Newsletter service and get the Library Reads picks and more delivered straight…
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