Don’t Let Episode 8 Be The Last Jedi You Encounter – Tacoma Public Library’s Trove Of Star Wars Stuff

Star Wars Episode 8, The Last Jedi, warps into theaters December 15th. If this latest science fantasy spectacular isn’t enough to slake your ravenous, rathtar-like appetite for all things set in that galaxy long ago and far, far away, you’ll want to be sure to check out the veritable space armada of Star Wars books…
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Write, Write, Write!

Spill some ink this November in celebration of National Novel Writing Month. Make Tacoma Public Library your first stop for igniting that ingenious spark. Whether you’re exploring our eResources or networking through our unique Books and Authors events, Tacoma Library has your back! Bolster your writing arsenal even further with the titles listed below or…
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Electrical Snap Circuits

Fun, fast and easy way for a child and adult to build electronics and confidence together! http://www.snapcircuits.net Learn how electricity moves Follow colorful pictures and build exciting projects Encourages experimentation and independent thinking Parts mounted on plastic modules and easily snap together Excellent bonding activity for child and accompanying adult STEM (science, technology, engineering and…
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Anyone with a mustache can help men steer clear of cancer.

 “I decided, ‘I’m 18, I’m a man, I’m going to grow a moustache – and it was pathetic for years.”   -- Chris Hadfield, Astronaut (ret.) Since 2003, people have shown off good and bad moustaches during “Movember” (mustache + November, get it?) to raise awareness about men’s health issues.  Anyone with a mustache in November…
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Library Reads Top 10 November 2017

Every month LibraryReads.org releases the top 10 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 your inbox. Check out the Library Reads’ picks for November…
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Buy Nothing Day

Tacoma Library will be having events to support the spirit of Buy Nothing Day before and after the holiday. So watch for fun things to do for adults, teens, tweens and kids on our calendar. Look for coloring, crafts, art or a fun movie at one of your local branches. But you can make your…
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Creepin’ it Real

Know the horror before it knows you. These terrifying cases of true crime, available at Tacoma Public Library, will have you looking over your shoulder for the rest of your life.  The Black Dahlia The D.B. Cooper Hijacking The Zodiac Killer An Unspeakable Crime The Freedom Summer Murders The Gift of Fear…
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