Ladies Who Knit

Two ladies share knitting tips as their busy hands turn out fine handicrafts on November 4, 1968. Mrs. Frank Robinson and Mrs. J.A. Cooper were some of the 1200 seniors who regularly visited the Senior Center, 923 No. 13th St., located in Old Engine House No. 3. See more featured images and posts…
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Fishing for More Slips

In November of 1934, part of the fishing fleet moored at the Port Commission Docks. Tacoma at this time was home to about 45 fishing vessels. Among the fleet were the "Sima", the "Argo", and the "Sapho". A motorboat, the "Hazel", was tied to the Port walkway. The November 20th Tacoma Times published an editorial…
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Books set in Washington

128 years ago, the State of Washington became the 42nd state to join the Union. Check out the Washington State Historical Society website for more information and find out how a forgotten signature delayed Washington from becoming a state…oops. Over the years, many great children’s chapter books have been set in the State of Washington…
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Color Your Worries Away

Come enjoy the relaxing, meditative art of coloring at Fern Hill Branch on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Colored pencils, coloring sheets, soft music and light refreshments will be provided. You are also welcome to bring your own supplies and enjoy the company of fellow coloring enthusiasts. No registration required. Appropriate for ages 12…
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Library Reads Top 10 November 2017

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 to your inbox. Check out the Library Reads’ picks for November…
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