Winter Ornaments

Greetings for the winter season. Your Tacoma Library will be hosting two Winter Ornament Programs for you to sign-up for during the month of November and early December. In one you will make a natural copper penny wreath. This could be a wonderful and cheerful gift for any home. The other Winter Ornaments Program is…
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Consumer Reports: Featured eResource of the Month

Do you want to access information and advice on consumer products? Consumer Reports provides ratings, reviews, recommendations, and buying advice.  Use Tacoma Public Library’s free subscription. This eResource features: Recommendations Product reviews Buying advice Trustworthy articles about products in English and Spanish Access options: Access for everyone from library computers Access from your home computer…
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LibraryReads November 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 November 2019: The Starless Sea…
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It’s Time for Nanowrimo!

Never heard of Nanowrimo? It stands for National Novel Writing Month. Each November, writers across the country and around the world commit to this challenge. All they have to do is write 50,000 words between November 1st and November 30th. If you think it sounds hard, you’re right. But it’s also completely doable. Several of…
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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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