Grow A Reader

Tacoma Library is celebrating books and babies in November with a series of programs just for them! Attend the Grow A Reader Kick-off Event for hands on art, storytimes, and more with the Daffodil Princesses. Register online for an Infant/Toddler Sign Language Workshop or an Infant Massage Class. Attend a fun and interactive program with…
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Storytimes Have Started!

Storytimes have started back up for fall at all eight branches of Tacoma Public Library. What is storytime? Storytime is an early literacy program just for kids. During storytime we read books, sing songs, learn rhymes and fingerplays, and get moving with manipulatives like shakers, scarves, and a parachute. We have storytimes for children from…
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Have You Explored BookFlix?

BookFlix are popular, interactive children’s video books paired with nonfiction video books. You can select to read the book aloud, or let BookFlix read to your child. In addition to enjoying the books you can take quizzes, learn about the author, and explore more with specially selected websites. Kids can enjoy these stories from a…
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Read to Your Baby

It's never too early to read to your baby! Author Mem Fox suggests that parents read aloud to their children for 10 minutes a day, starting from birth. Additional early literacy research suggests that children need to hear at least 1,000 books before they are ready to learn to read. Start now! Check out our Bouncing…
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