LibraryReads October 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 October 2019: The Body The…
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Mysteries Series Week

Whether you love a cozy mystery in a quiet English village or a pulse-pounding police procedural, the first week of October celebrates great mystery series. Here are a few recommendations to curl up with from Tacoma Public Library. CLASSIC/TRADITIONAL/COZY Hercule Poirot series by Agatha Christie Lord Peter Wimsey series by Dorothy L. Sayers Aunt Dimity…
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Let it Not Happen Again: Lessons of the Japanese American Exclusion

Humanities Washington and Tacoma Public Library are pleased to bring Clarence Moriwaki of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community and a founder and former president of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial Association, for a special presentation that addresses the question, “What led to the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans, and how can we…
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Celebrate Batman Day!

Celebrate everyone's favorite Caped Crusader on Sept 21st by checking out your favorite Batman books and movies from Tacoma Library. To learn more about Batman Day visit DC Comics' official Batman Day website. You can even follow the Bat Signal around the globe with their interactive Bat-Tracker…
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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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