Appy Hour With Libby

Join us at the Main branch of Tacoma Public Library on Thursday, April 12th 2018, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm for a mocktail and learn how to get started with Libby, Overdrive's new user-friendly app. In just minutes, we can help you install Libby on your mobile device, so you can access thousands of…
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Author Visit Katrina Shawver: “Henry – A Polish Swimmer’s True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America”

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 6:30pm -7:45pm Main Branch Olympic Room Please join author Katrina Shawver as she discusses her nationally-acclaimed biography Henry – A Polish Swimmer’s True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America.  The author writes:  “Told in interview format, Henry [Zguda] relates a life as a champion swimmer and coach, interrupted by 3…
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Gallery Talk – Virna Haffer “18 Chapters in Photography”

Saturday, March 17, 2018 2pm – 4pm Main Branch – Olympic Room Join Northwest Room Volunteer Bob Schuler for this engaging gallery talk on the exhibit on view in the Handforth Gallery featuring pioneering photographer (and Tacoma resident) Virna Haffer.  This exhibit is on view from March 13, 2018 through May 12, 2018. Parking is…
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Friday Movies at Main

Friday Movies at Main continue into 2018! Every Friday at 1 p.m. the Main branch presents a popular film in the Olympic Room. First Fridays are reserved for classics but then it’s anything goes for the rest of the month. The upcoming movie schedule can be found here on the library calendar…
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Holiday Party and Movie

For the fourth year Tacoma Public Library has reached out to members of the community most in need at the holidays. The Main branch held a small holiday party Friday, December 22nd prior to the showing of Elf at 1 p.m. Cookies, hot cocoa and snacks were provided for all to enjoy. Cold weather clothing…
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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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