Business Plan Builder (Gale): Featured eResource of the Month

Business Plan Builder from Gale (formerly Small Business Builder) provides resources to start, manage and grow a business. Easy-to-use tools and templates Features an intuitive dashboard Choose between for-profit or non-profit plans Go deeper with activities and resources to build your business acumen These resources and more can be yours with a Tacoma Public Library…
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LibraryReads September 2019

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. Subscribe to Tacoma Library’s e-Newsletter service and get the Library Reads picks and more delivered straight to your inbox. Check out the LibraryReads’ picks for September 2019: Red at the…
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Toni Morrison, in Memoriam

Beloved author Toni Morrison enriched the American literary landscape. She was an American novelist, essayist, editor, teacher, and professor emeritus at Princeton University. She was the recipient of numerous awards including the Nobel Prize in literature, the Pulitzer Prize, the American Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Explore her works and life…
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Book Club Kits

Tacoma Public Library has book club kits that you can reserve for pick up at the branch of your choice! What are book club kits? They are sets of multiple copies of a title that can be checked out and used for your own book group or group of friends. The kits check out for 56…
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Tacoma Reads Film Series

Continue the conversations sparked by this year's Tacoma Reads selection with three films by Native American filmmakers. Stick around after each screening for a discussion of the film. Princess Angeline Wednesday, Sept. 4th 5:30 pm to 7:45 pm Main Branch   Warrior Women Wednesday, Sept. 18th 5:30 pm to 7:45 pm Wheelock Branch   Rumble…
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NASA ROADS to Mars Challenge: Drone and Lego Mindstorms

Follow the path of the Mars 2020 rover with focus on understanding Rover Observation And Drone Survey. Team challenges include: Building your own rover Testing Mars for erosion Flying a drone Testing for biosignatures Designed for middle school but younger pioneers can participate with parental support and supervision. Ages: 9 - 14 Required: Helping adult and registered…
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Testing & Education Reference Center: Featured eResource of the month

Find college and scholarship information or study guides and practice exams from the database Testing & Education Reference Center from Tacoma Public Library. Using Testing & Education Reference Center you can: Search for college and technical school information Discover scholarships Read study guides for tests like the GED, SAT, GRE, citizenship exam, and more Take…
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LibraryReads August 2019

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. Subscribe to Tacoma Library’s e-Newsletter service and get the Library Reads picks and more delivered straight to your inbox. Check out the LibraryReads’ picks for AUGUST 2019: The…
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Stuff the Bus

TPL is honored to be participating in Communities in Schools Tacoma’s annual back-to-school supply drive, Stuff the Bus! Please bring new, unopened items from this list to your local branch by Wednesday, Aug. 21 to help us procure much-needed materials for local students…
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