Genealogy Online

Learn how to research your family on the library's genealogy databases: Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest. Free handouts will be provided to help you get started in organizing what you already know about your family, and what you hope to discover. Saturday, January 5 Mottet Branch 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM* Wednesday, January 23rd Fern Hill Branch…
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LibraryReads 2018 Favorite of Favorites

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.  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…
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Making Wild Masks

In celebration of the Maurice Sendak art exhibit, kids at the Moore and Kobetich Branches of Tacoma Public Library made “Wild Thing” masks on October 17th and 19th.   If you haven’t had a chance to visit the Maurice Sendak art exhibit at Tacoma Public Library’s Handforth Gallery , you still have time! The original…
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Consumer Reports: Featured eResource of the Month

Getting ready to shop and want to make the best purchase? Consumer Reports provides everything a savvy consumer needs to prepare for prime shopping season! This fabulous resource provides: information and advice on consumer products ratings and reviews recommendations buying advice wide range of subjects from babies & kids to electronics to home & garden…
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LibraryReads November 2018

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 2018: My Sister, the…
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It’s Electric!

We’ve all heard that electric cars are the future. Separate the truth from the hype at these informational sessions by City of Tacoma and Tacoma Power Utilities and find out: How efficient are they? What tax incentives are available? How far can you drive between charges? Are they really better for the environment…
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