Reason to Picket

In mid-June of 1952, the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Guild, representing the Seattle and Tacoma newspaper reporters, advertising and circulation representatives, and photographers, went on strike against the Tacoma News Tribune over wages. Union pickets, such as Herman F. Hunt (pictured), appeared outside the newspaper's headquarters. The paper's other unions, including the Pressmen, Typographical, Mailers, Stereotypers…
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Dying from the heat?

Feeling the heat?   Consider visiting Tacoma Public Library, a free, cool, air conditioned space where you can: Meet friends Use computers Study Play games Attend programs like Pokemon League, Robots, My Little Pony Watch a movie Read books and magazines Use the drinking fountain or bathroom Just cool off and take a break…
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LibraryReads Top 10 August 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 August 2018: Vox…
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