Fall is here! As you collect your scarves, hats, gloves, and cardigans, don't forget the most perfect fall accessory of all: your Tacoma Public Library card!
Originally titled Tidbits for Ten from December 1990 to May 1991, Happenings on Hilltop was started by two Hilltop residents and representatives from Hilltop Action Coalition (HAC), Larry Norman and Bill Charles. The newsletter was originally printed and circulated for residents who lived in “area Ten” of the Hilltop community. Within six months, Tidbits from…
Rod Koon, author of "Port of Tacoma", and Ilona Perry from the Tacoma Public Library talk about the new book out by Acadia Publishing on the Port of Tacoma's history.
September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. You may have seen our advertisements on buses or billboards around town, reminding Tacomans they are due for a
Nothing says “must read” quite like a Librarian’s stamp of approval! Every month LibraryReads.org releases the top picks for the month, as voted on by Librarians across the country.
Across his career as a photographer in Wenatchee and Tacoma, Chapin Bowen photographed churches, businesses, organizations, cemeteries, military, aircraft, parades, among many other local subjects. Some of the Northwest Room's favorite images he has taken include an interior of the Little Harlem Rondivoo (image below), these shots of the Daffodil Parade from the 1930s, and…
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