Summer Book Sale

Starting Saturday, August 5th and continuing all day, every day through Saturday, August 12th at the Wheelock Branch of Tacoma Public Library, come browse a selection of donated and former library materials -- books, CDs, DVDs and other media. You’ll probably want to bring a book bag or two. At these prices, it's easy to…
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Visit Tacoma Public Library at Proctor Arts Fest Saturday, August 5

Be sure to stop by Tacoma Public Library’s booth at Proctor Arts Fest on Saturday, August 5. You can color your own book bag, get crafty, and learn more about Tacoma Public Library from our Friends of the Library. Proctor Arts Fest is a community-focused, family-friendly street fair event that’s been happening for over 18…
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Tales to Tails

On Friday, January 27th, Sam, the library’s attentive certified therapy dog, listened to six children read him stories.  He heard books about the infamous Fly Guy, a dog that just did not want to go to sleep and one precocious 10-year old read a book about the history of the feminist movement. Every child who…
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Frozen Sing-Along Recap

On Saturday, December 17th forty-five children and adults delighted in all things Frozen at the Wheelock Branch. Children decorated crowns and made snow wands before getting their pictures taken with Elsa. During the interactive showing of the film, we sang along and bounced balloons when we spotted trolls, blew bubbles when Olaf sang about summer…
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Give Your Shelf Elf Some Inexpensive, Bookish Company — Winter Book Sale!

Trying to find the perfect gift for your friends and loved ones on a budget? Maybe your holiday gift giving challenges can be solved with some shopping at the Wheelock Branch of the Tacoma Public Library’s annual Winter Book Sale.  Starting Tuesday, December 6th and running until Saturday, December 10th, you can find a large…
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