Walking Club

Wheelock Branch is walking this summer! Every Friday, beginning June 14 through August 9, we'll head out for a 35-45 minute walk around the Proctor neighborhood at 9 AM. If you've wanted to start exercising but didn't want to do it alone, this is your opportunity! Wear walking shoes and dress for comfort. All ages…
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Get Started Writing

“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.”— Louis L’Amour Come get those creative juices flowing and join us for a Writer's Circle at Wheelock Branch. This 5-week series will help you commit to a consistent writing practice with provided prompts and group sharing. All levels are…
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Discovering Winter Animals

Saturday, January 5th families explored winter animals during a special sensory program at Wheelock Branch. Kids and parents pretended to be penguins waddling with their eggs, tried a science experiment about animal insulation, created pine cone bird feeders, made animal tracks and more. Children's Librarian Miss Elizabeth understands the benefits of learning through play and…
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Wild Rumpus

Families were moving and grooving at the Wild Rumpus Dance Party at Wheelock Branch on Saturday, October 20th. Around 45 parents and kids attended the interactive music and movement program. Kids used shakers, ribbons and the parachute to dance to music ranging from modern hits like "Happy" by Pharell and "Shake it Off" by Taylor…
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What’s New in Taxes

What's new with filing taxes this year? Find out about the changes at this information session. An IRS certified tax preparer  will join us Saturday, December 15 from 1-3 pm at the Wheelock Branch to share what they know about the new tax form, and answer your questions about individual tax filing. Content for this…
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Grab Your Best Grinchy Gift-toting Sack And Come Check-out The Bargains

It’s that gift giving and gift getting time of year once again. If you’d like to save some money this year, do some of your shopping at the Tacoma Public Library’s Wheelock Branch Winter Book Sale starting Friday, November 23rd and running thru Saturday, December 1st. You’ll find an inexpensive selection of donated and former…
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Food Fun at Storytime

On Saturday, September 29th around 60 parents and kids got down and dirty with food at a special Sensory Storytime at Wheelock Branch. Children's Librarian Elizabeth Covington created several interactive stations around the room for kids to explore including; stringing cereal necklaces, painting with apples and broccoli, playing with waterbeads and more. Families had a…
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