Tacoma on the Silver Screen

Let these films really take you home as you watch the plot unfold throughout Tacoma and nearby locations. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, 1992 Starring:  Annabella Sciorra, Rebecca De Mornay, and Matt McCoy Genre: Drama/Thriller Claire seeks careful vengeance after the loss of her child and suicide of her husband.  The movie was primarily…
View More about Tacoma on the Silver Screen

Why are we so obsessed with the end of the world?

This trend didn’t just happen after September 11th. Doomsday prophecies stretch back to the beginnings of recorded history. The Assyrians got the ball rolling with a prediction recorded on a tablet around the 28th century BCE. With Christianity came the Book of Revelations. In fact, the word ‘apocalypse’ is the Greek word for revelation. Because…
View More about Why are we so obsessed with the end of the world?

Free Microsoft Office Certification at Tacoma Public Library

Free certification for the Microsoft Office Suite is returning to Tacoma Public Library on February 20th! A Microsoft certification is an industry standard which is recognized worldwide and which can help open doors to potential job opportunities. Choose to test on any of these Office software products:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, OneNote, Outlook, or SharePoint…
View More about Free Microsoft Office Certification at Tacoma Public Library

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…
View More about All Things Football

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…
View More about Happy Lunar New Year