All Things Football

Don’t know a half back from a receiver? Confused about holding penalties? You don’t have to be able to give play by play commentary to enjoy the Super Bowl. Let Tacoma Library help. Here you’ll find lists for your every Super Bowl need—from books on the essentials of the game to its greatest players; from…
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Happy Lunar New Year

Happy Lunar New Year! Also known as Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, this holiday is celebrated by millions of people around the world and marks the end of the coldest part of winter and the beginning of the season’s turn toward spring. According to the Chinese lunar calendar, February 8, 2016 is the start…
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What is Microsoft Imagine Academy?

What is Microsoft Imagine Academy? Microsoft Imagine Academy (formerly known as Microsoft IT Academy) is online coursework designed for anyone who wants to learn how to use Microsoft software products, like Word, Excel and Outlook. There are actually hundreds of online courses available. Many are for more advanced topics too, like Windows Server, SQL Server, and Coding. The…
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Valentines for Veterans

Thank former military personnel  for their service and show they are not forgotten. Tacoma Public Library invites patrons to stop by and create a Valentine which will be sent to veterans in local Veterans homes and hospitals. Schools, scouts, and any other community groups are welcome to participate. All materials are provided. Valentines must be…
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Sustainable Tacoma – Help Create A World Record For Upcycled T-Shirt Bags!

Sometimes a bag is just a bag, so come have some fun January 23rd with Tacoma Public Library and the Sustainable Tacoma Commission as we try to make a World Record for turning t-shirts into bags. Visit any of the following branches (Fern Hill, Main, Mottet, South Tacoma, Swasey, Wheelock) between 11 AM and 3 PM and upcycle…
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