Who is Wheelock?

The Anna Lemon Wheelock Library is more than a brick and mortar building.  It is more than the books, movies, music, magazines and computers inside the building.  It is a place where people in the community come together, a place that is filled with people who love their library. Please welcome our second entry in…
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Scare Up Some Sweets At Proctor Treats With Tacoma Library!

This Halloween, put your children in their costumes and have them come haunt the historic Proctor District for Proctor Treats. Between 4 PM and 6 PM on Tuesday, October 31, kids can collect some fun treats and sweets (and maybe some tricks too) from the local businesses and organizations of the Proctor District, including staff…
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Book Club

Join us at the Wheelock library to discuss Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson, October 4, 6:30-7:30 PM. The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama recounts his experiences as a lawyer, reflecting on his pursuit of the ideal of compassion in American justice. Just Mercy…
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Who is Wheelock?

The Anna Lemon Wheelock Library is more than a brick and mortar building.  It is more than the books, movies, music, magazines and computers inside the building.  It is a place where people in the community come together, a place that is filled with people who love their library. Please welcome our first entry in…
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Family Tie-Dye

On Saturday, July 22nd the sun was shining, the weather was beautiful and the front lawn of the Wheelock Branch was filled with people.  Families brought their own t-shirts, socks, tank tops and bandanas to create bright, vibrant and colorful creations using the time-honored art of tie-dye.  A multitude of spirals and starbursts could be…
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Family Putt-Putt

On Wednesday, June 28th and July 19th families tested their putt-putt skills on a 15 hole indoor course at the Wheelock Branch.  There were holes that starred Wonder Woman, Cat in the Hat, the Frozen characters plus some ridiculously large spiders.  Additionally, there were holes that had mazes, bridges, volcanoes and loop de loops obstacles.…
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Edible Architecture

On Thursday, June 29th children and their adults descended upon the Wheelock Branch to test their building skills by creating cars, bridges, towers, and buildings out of tasty treats.   Every child was provided with an identical plate of goodies and had 45 minutes to create their architectural masterpiece.   Once 45 minutes were up, it was…
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