It is not uncommon to find bunnies in Alderwood Park and the area surrounding the Kobetich Branch of Tacoma Public Library.  But if you stopped by on Saturday, May 6, 2017, you may have spotted a hedgehog or two. Thanks to our instructor Carole Kirkpatrick, several patrons created an array of hedgehogs on Saturday morning. […]

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Music CD Blowout Sale!

If you love music, mark your calendars because the Kobetich Branch of Tacoma Public Library will be having a HUGE music sale from Tuesday, March 21st through Saturday, March 25th.  All proceeds help to support our summer reading program. There will be a large and eclectic mix of music available for purchase from a variety […]

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Tacoma Rocks!

Tacoma rocks and so does Tacoma Public Library! Just like Western Washington groups in Port Orchard, Bremerton, and Port Angeles, Tacoma has joined in the community rock movement. Artists of all skill levels collect, paint, and hide special rocks throughout their community. Do you enjoy a good treasure hunt? With the proper tracking skills and […]

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Paper Hearts Craft

Visit us at the Kobetich Branch of Tacoma Public Library on Friday, February 10th at 3:30pm for our monthly family craft.  This month, we invite you to drop in for paper hearts.  We’ll have all the things you need to create your special piece.  Join us for the fun of it!

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A Flurry of Snowmen

When Anna of Frozen asked “Do you want to build a snowman?” the answer heard at the Kobetich Branch was an enthusiastic YES! And although there was no snow on Friday, January 20, families at the Kobetich Branch were able to create a variety of snowmen using coffee filters, cupcake liners, pipe cleaners, googly eyes […]

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Tales to Tails

Read to Maggie, the library's attentive certified therapy dog. Reading to dogs encourages children to read by providing a non-judgmental listener and furry friend.  Dogs don’t mind if their reader makes a mistake or stumbles over a word.  They are perfectly content to lie next to them and enjoy the story being read. Each child […]

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Crafting at Kobetich

It’s been a busy time here at the Kobetich Branch of Tacoma Public Library. What fun we’ve had with our Monster Buffet Craft in October, the Stained Glass with Tissue Paper Craft in November, and the Holiday Wreath Craft in December. If you weren’t able to attend these craft events, do not worry. Kobetich Branch […]

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