Library Rock Exchange

Tacoma Public Library will be hosting its first Rock Exchange in the Handforth Gallery at the Main Branch. Visit and share your rocks and talents with the world! Any rock left may be photographed for the library's website, and Facebook account or taken by a visitor. So come one, come all to our first ROCK […]

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Build a Better Resume

Discover what makes a great resume. Thursday, June 29th; 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Main Branch, 1102 Tacoma Ave. S; Olympic Room We’ll explore: Resume myths recommended formats (chronological or functional) creating active statements various resume samples No registration required.

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Hidden Treasure: Song Index

Our little known, almost secret, Song Index is located in the back of Reference. Started over forty years ago by retired librarian Jenny Hartley, it is still kept accessible for the convenience of staff and patrons. This amazing and unique collection of sheet music is only available through browsing now. But those in the know […]

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My Little Pony Party

The My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic television show has a loyal following, and on Saturday, June 25, 2016, over 70 costumed kids, teens, and adults gathered to celebrate their favorite fandom at the Main Branch of Tacoma Public Library. Together they sang songs about Equestria, danced among bubbles and balloons, ate cake, and enjoyed […]

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Atomic Comicon 2016 – The Best Free Comicon in Tacoma!

There’s something for everyone at this epic convention.  It takes over two floors of Tacoma Public Library’s huge Main Branch and features activities for every age. Adults, teens, kids, everyone will find something up their alley. What’s happening at the 2016 Convention? Panels Workshops Hand on activities Crafts Storytime Lego Build and display zone Costumed […]

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Beachy Beach Reads

Tacoma Public Library is looking forward to the sun coming back! Sunny weather means warm, relaxing days and beach visits. We are all looking forward to a relaxing vacation. That means we get to READ a book. The One & Only One More Thing Attachments The Vacationers Beautiful Ruins

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Exercise Your Mind. Run!

Every journey begins with the first step, even if that step is away from the sofa! In the spirit of our Summer Reading Challenge – Exercise Your Mind – Read, Tacoma Public Library will help you take that step to begin exercising your mind and body. In just nine weeks, we’ll help you go from […]

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Hiking with Creaky Knees!

Tacomans love the great outdoors! But even with Mt. Rainier in our backyard, some of us are not made for mountain climbing. Do not be deterred! Check out these books intended for anyone more interested in a stroll than a climb. Creaky Knees Guide The Creaky Knees Guide, Washington Best Hikes With Dogs Get your Kids […]

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