Great Courses from Hoopla

The Great Courses video series is uniquely crafted for lifelong learners, with engaging, immersive learning experiences that can’t be found in a lecture hall. Join us for a one hour learning session to explore over 130 Great Courses on a wide range of topics about better living, economics and finance, history, religion, high school learning…
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Library Reads Top 10 January 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.  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…
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Best Books of 2017

Here at Tacoma Public Library, we are obviously fond of lists. So much so, that we have created a list of lists to help you navigate through the best books of 2017. Did your favorite book make the list(s)? Let us know in the comments below! NPR’s Book Concierge 2017 New York Times Notable Books…
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Protect Your Online Identity

Overwhelmed by the threats to your online identity? These books from Tacoma Public Library will help you understand online threats, help you keep yourself safe online, and help you quickly recover if cyber criminals do breach your online security. The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy The Art of Invisibility We Are Data Swiped Protecting your…
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LibraryReads Favorites of Favorites 2017

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.  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…
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Visualize a Better Year

Trying to figure out how to make 2018 different?  Do you want to set goals but have failed at sticking to New Year’s resolutions in the past?  A Vision Board is a great way to have a daily visual reminder of how you want to feel and what you want to achieve or work towards…
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National Human Rights Month

History is riddled with accounts of people being abused and marginalized based on the color of their skin, their nationality, their religion or some other criteria. In December 1948, the United Nations General Assembly put forth 30 articles that cover universal rights to education, freedom, health and more. These articles have served to help the…
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