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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Lego Club

Wheelock Branch 3:00pm – 4:30pm Tuesday, October 23 Tuesday, November 6 Tuesday, November 20  Games and activities featuring everyone's favorite construction toy! If you're a great Lego builder, or a first timer, this is the place for you. Open to anyone interested, there is no need to sign up. This will give children the opportunity…
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Young Picassos

This summer the walls and pillars at Wheelock Branch were covered with the amazing artwork of our younger patrons. As part of the Summer Reading Club, kids were invited to "Draw a picture about a book you've read and bring it to the library." From June to August, Wheelock received dozens of book-related drawings. Here…
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Book Club

Join us at Wheelock Branch to discuss The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey, November 7, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart--he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and…
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