Mark your calendar for the 2017 Atomic Comicon! On Friday, June 23rd and Saturday, June 24th our free annual celebration of reading, comics, fandoms, and geek culture blasts into Tacoma for its fifth year! Join us at the Main Branch of Tacoma Public Library for… Our First Celebrity Guest – Soooo exciting! Kazu Kibuishi, New […]
The 2017 edition of the 90-Second Newbery Film Festival was a blast! The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is a filmmaking contest in which kids and teens make short (often hilarious) films about Newbery Award winning children’s books. The completed films are shown on a big screen at the Main Branch of Tacoma Public Library after […]
Who say’s manga can’t be educational? The Manga Guide series, available from Tacoma Public Library, use manga style illustrations and comic storyboards to engage readers in tutorials of a variety of challenging school subjects.
Plug into the hottest teen reads with Playaways from Tacoma Public Library! Playaways are smaller than most media players and only require a battery and some headphones!
The Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. Check out all of Tacoma Public Library's Printz winner and honor books. 2017 Medal Winner March 2017 Honor Books Asking for It The Passion of Dolssa Scythe The Sun Is Also A Star
Tacoma Public School (TPS) Students will bring their A game to this year’s Battle of the Books, hosted at the Main Branch of Tacoma Public Library. The Battle of the Books is a friendly competition that encourages students to read and have fun while competing with their classmates. Middle school teams, consisting of three to […]
Tacoma Public Library Teen Services brings you Booksurfing. Booksurfing is a rapidly spreading social movement that connects people through the written word. Now it’s coming to Tacoma. “… surfs have been held in hundreds of homes, bars, cafes, parks and other hosting spaces all around the world. Surfs are offered to the general public free […]
If you were one of the 1200+ attendees at the 2016 Atomic Comicon, we hope you had as much fun as we did! We can’t wait to do it again next year (Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24, 2017, at the Main Branch of Tacoma Public Library). In the meantime, enjoy these highlights from […]
“A Pokémon League provides a nearby place for you to get together with other fans of both the Pokémon Trading Card Game and the Pokémon video games, and have some fun. Using your own cards and Pokémon video games, you can play, trade, and even earn cool prizes!” - Pokemon Website Do you love playing […]
Let's get to know each other! Educators and community groups, we would love to share our knowledge with you. Did you know you can request a visit with us? We can come to your organization, or we're happy to have you come to us. Visits can include (but are not limited to) the following options: Storytime Booktalks […]
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