Atomic Comicon 2017

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 […]

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Audience Thrilled by 90-Second Newbery Film Festival 2017

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 […]

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Printz Award

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

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Middle School Students Compete for Glory in the Battle of the Books

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 […]

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