One-on-One Computer Help

Need help downloading eBooks? Want to share photos on your Facebook account? Sit down with Wheelock Branch of Tacoma Public Library staff for personalized assistance in a casual setting. We can help with: Kindles, eReaders, iPads and other mobile devices Learning internet basics Navigating Windows 7 Using Microsoft Office 2010 applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Finding…
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Homework Help for Parents

Fractions leave you frazzled? Synonyms make you squirm? Does your child’s homework leave you stumped? Join us at the Wheelock Branch for an overview of the library’s online tools that can help parents navigate math, English, and social studies homework. Learn about HelpNow!, our online tutoring program, that can match your child with a qualified…
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Movie – Zootopia (PG)

Saturday, August 20, 2016 (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm) Wheelock Branch Join Tacoma Public Library for a showing of Disney’s 2016 hit film Zootopia, rated PG (see Common Sense Media's review for more information). In a fantastic modern city where mammals, both predators and prey, live side-by-side in relative peace, pioneering rookie rabbit police Officer…
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Summer Book Sale

Come browse a selection of donated and former library materials -- books, CDs, DVDs and other media. You'll probably want to bring a bag. At these prices, it's easy to find lots of bargains! Saturday, August 6, 2016 (10:00 am – 6:00 pm) Tuesday, August 9, 2016 (12:00 pm – 8:00 pm) Wednesday, August 10, 2016…
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Movies at Wheelock: Jurassic Come Home: The Good Dinosaur (PG)

Disney Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur starts at the end. Well, not the end, exactly, because the end doesn’t happen. The movie opens with the comet that brought about the demise of the real dinosaurs, this time narrowly missing the earth. This opens an alternate history where dinos and humans could co-exist (no, not The Flintstones)…
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Dressed For Success: How Proctor’s Allen C. Mason Statue Changes With The Times

Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood has its well known Waiting for the Interurban sculpture of six figures looking to catch the next bus, which locals regularly decorate with clothing and other items to highlight current events or the turning of the seasons. Likewise, if only a little less famous, North Tacoma’s Proctor neighborhood plays host to its…
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Wheelock Book Sale

Come browse a selection of donated and former library materials -- books, CDs, DVDs and other media. You might want to bring a bag. At these prices it's easy to find more bargains than expected. Saturday, April 16, 2016 Tuesday, April 19, 2016 Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Thursday, April 21, 2016 Friday, April 22, 2016…
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Arch-Nemesis: Why Is There Caution Tape on the Wheelock Branch Front Stairs?

Since late December, the left-side of the stair case leading up to the North 26th Street entrance to the Wheelock Branch has been blocked-off with yellow construction tape. Some branch users have been asking why? The tape is there because of an on-going maintenance project to improve safety by securing the concrete along the top of the archway…
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