Downtown Walking Club

Join us downtown this summer for themed walks created by Tacoma’s Downtown on the Go team. We’ll meet each Saturday at 11 am at our starting point and go for a 45-50 minute walk. The weekly walks will be led by a Tacoma Library staff member. Visit the library’s online calendar for details about each weekly walk, or view…
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Summer Food Drive

Tacoma Public Library is partnering with the St. Leo Food Connection to help feed hungry families in Pierce County this summer. By donating a gift of non-perishable food, you are joining your friends, neighbors, and family who want everyone in our community to have nutritious food. Collection boxes are available at all branches. Things they…
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No Stairway to Heaven

Seattle boxer Al Hostak (right) -  the "Savage Slav" - and his manager Eddie Marino looked at the dilapidated stairs leading to the former location of Marino's Olympic Athletic Club, 917 Commerce St., on June 25, 1938. Eddie Marino had brought his boxer down to Tacoma to introduce him to his (Marino's) old friends and…
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State Yo-Yo Champ

13-year-old Kyle Bell, upcoming vice president of Jason Lee Junior High's ninth grade, is the state yo-yo champion. He captured the title on April 17, 1976, at Southcenter in the 8-15 year-old age group. Kyle is shown above in June of 1976 while practicing for the $500 Apple Box Open All-Wood Yo-Yo Seattle tournament. He…
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Walking Club

Wheelock Branch is walking this summer! Every Friday, beginning June 14 through August 9, we'll head out for a 35-45 minute walk around the Proctor neighborhood at 9 AM. If you've wanted to start exercising but didn't want to do it alone, this is your opportunity! Wear walking shoes and dress for comfort. All ages…
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