What’s That Jack Frost’s Nipping? Holiday Cocktails

Is the weather outside frightful? Is the fire delightful? Are you entertaining friends, relatives, or, maybe, a certain, special someone who’s flying in from the North Pole for the night? If so, then you might be in the market for some of the Tacoma Public Library’s books about mixing up some holiday-themed adult beverages. You […]

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Visualize a Better Year

Trying to figure out how to make 2018 different?  Do you want to set goals but have failed at sticking to New Year’s resolutions in the past?  A Vision Board is a great way to have a daily visual reminder of how you want to feel and what you want to achieve or work towards. […]

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National Human Rights Month

History is riddled with accounts of people being abused and marginalized based on the color of their skin, their nationality, their religion or some other criteria. In December 1948, the United Nations General Assembly put forth 30 articles that cover universal rights to education, freedom, health and more. These articles have served to help the […]

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Don’t Let Episode 8 Be The Last Jedi You Encounter – Tacoma Public Library’s Trove Of Star Wars Stuff

Star Wars Episode 8, The Last Jedi, warps into theaters December 15th. If this latest science fantasy spectacular isn’t enough to slake your ravenous, rathtar-like appetite for all things set in that galaxy long ago and far, far away, you’ll want to be sure to check out the veritable space armada of Star Wars books […]

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Write, Write, Write!

Spill some ink this November in celebration of National Novel Writing Month. Make Tacoma Public Library your first stop for igniting that ingenious spark. Whether you’re exploring our eResources or networking through our unique Books and Authors events, Tacoma Library has your back! Bolster your writing arsenal even further with the titles listed below or […]

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Electrical Snap Circuits

Fun, fast and easy way for a child and adult to build electronics and confidence together! http://www.snapcircuits.net Learn how electricity moves Follow colorful pictures and build exciting projects Encourages experimentation and independent thinking Parts mounted on plastic modules and easily snap together Excellent bonding activity for child and accompanying adult STEM (science, technology, engineering and […]

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Anyone with a mustache can help men steer clear of cancer.

 “I decided, ‘I’m 18, I’m a man, I’m going to grow a moustache – and it was pathetic for years.”   -- Chris Hadfield, Astronaut (ret.) Since 2003, people have shown off good and bad moustaches during “Movember” (mustache + November, get it?) to raise awareness about men’s health issues.  Anyone with a mustache in November […]

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Library Reads Top 10 November 2017

Every month LibraryReads.org releases the top 10 picks for the month, as voted on by Librarians across the country.  At the end of the year, Librarians vote for their Favorites of Favorites. 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 November […]

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