Poetry Out Loud

Tacoma Public Library has a wonderful poetry collection. Poetry is all about rhythm, meter and visualization. But it is hard to connect to this if you aren’t comfortable reading it. Here is a sampling of poetry books that include an audio CD. Let these three titles introduce poetry out loud and allow you to listen…
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Get Certified in Microsoft Office at Tacoma Public Library

Free certification in these Microsoft Office products is currently available from Tacoma Public Library: Access PowerPoint Excel and/or Excel Expert Share Point (2013 only) OneNote (2013 only) Word and/or Word Expert Outlook Candidates may certify for 2013 or 2016 of the software listed unless otherwise indicated Candidates for certification must pass an initial practice exam…
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Library Reads Top 10 April 2018

Nothing says “must read” quite like a Librarian’s stamp of approval! Every month LibraryReads.org releases the top 10 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 Library Reads’ picks for April 2018: Circe…
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Library Reads Top 10 March 2018

Nothing says “must read” quite like a Librarian’s stamp of approval! Every month LibraryReads.org releases the top 10 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 Library Reads’ picks for March 2018: Let…
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Printable Event Calendars and Flyers for Adults, Teens, Kids and Families

Looking for something to do?  Did you know that Tacoma Public Library provides a dazzling array of free events for you to attend?  Choose from live music, storytimes, poetry workshops, art gallery openings, anime club, crafts, book clubs, coding, robotics, and much more! Wow!  There are so many events that viewing them through our online…
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Library Reads Top 10 February 2018

Nothing says “must read” quite like a Librarian’s stamp of approval! Every month LibraryReads.org releases the top 10 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 Library Reads’ picks for February 2018: The…
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Attention Birders (Or Anyone)! The Great Backyard Bird Count Is Coming To Tacoma!

If you like watching the birds around your home, the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) could use your help. The GBBC is a yearly citizen science project to track world bird populations. It’s sponsored by the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and Tacoma Library has helpful resources that can assist you…
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