SS Bienville

The Bienville at finishing dock of Todd Drydock. Once completed, she will have two stacks - one is in position now. The SS Bienville was launched at Todd Drydock & Construction (Shipyards) in Tacoma on July 16, 1924, less than five months after her keel was laid. She was built for the Atlantic Steamship lines…
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Zendoodle Your Selfie

Upgrade a photo from plain to art! Use a mixture of zendoodle, stencils, scrapbooking and decoupage on your photo. Bring a photo: your cutest selfie, a shot of your best friend or child, or even your dog or boat! The photo should be whatever sparks your imagination. If you don't have a photo of yourself…
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Witty Science of Sports

Teams will navigate a STEM Obstacle Course that combines physical and academic activities. The fastest team with the most correct answers wins this Witty Olympics. Learning Outcomes: Healthy lifestyle: Result of frequent and intense activity, healthy choices and good nutrition Combat Obesity: Activities that achieve target heart rates, in combination with a healthy diet and…
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Golden Jubilee

Golden Jubilee Royalty, "Hostess Queen" selected on July 10, 1939. Two contestants, Margaret Franich, left, and Amy Lou Murray pose with a replica of the state seal. 21-year-old Gravelly Lake resident Amy Lou Murray was crowned "Miss Hostess Queen" at the Music Box Theater with Margaret Franich, 23, as "Miss Pierce County." Because the voting…
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Big Bang

Mayor John Siegle pretends to light fuse of giant advertising fire-cracker for a Junior Chamber of Commerce "big bang" publicity for 1938 July 4th fireworks at Stadium Bowl. Spanish steps from Commerce to Broadway and (Old) Elks Temple in background. See more featured images and posts…
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RBdigital eMagazines: Featured resource of the month

Do you want a magazine but can’t make it in to the library? Want to be able to check out the most current magazine edition? Discover Tacoma Public Library’s emagazine collection available through RBdigital. RBdigital emagazines offers full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops and mobile devices and includes both the current and…
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LibraryReads Top 10 July 2018

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. 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 July 2018: Spinning…
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