Parlez vous francais? Habla espanol? Bạn có nói tiếng việt không? Longing to learn a new language? It doesn’t have to be hard. Let Tacoma Library and Rosetta Stone help. Through a process called Dynamic Immersion, you learn by using images and sound, along with your own natural instinct for language. Learn more about […]Read More from Rosetta Stone: Featured eResource
StoryLab's name has changed to Digital Media Labs StoryLab has undergone a name change in 2016 to Digital Media Labs. This change better reflects the actual services offered in this facility, located at the Main Branch of Tacoma Public Library. As before, we offer digital media production tools to help young artists create their own […]Read More from Whatever happened to StoryLab?
It is almost time to go back to school, which means new clothes, new school supplies and hopefully new websites to learn new things and help with homework. The internet can be an overwhelming place for children and their parents; here are a few of Tacoma Public Library’s favorite children’s websites for your perusal. Descriptions […]Read More from Great Websites for Children
Hawaiian musicians prepare to entertain the 500+ employees and their guests of the new Liberty House/Rhodes department store at an employees' luau held at the Top of the Ocean on August 18, 1974. Rufus Kaukani and his Polynesian troupe were part of the evening's show. Liberty House/Rhodes was a division of Amfac Merchandising, a subsidiary […]Read More from Aloha from Tacoma!
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. […]Read More from Family Putt-Putt
The Tacoma Times - Park District Bicycle Contest was held at the end of July and in early August 1938. To compete in the final events held in the Stadium Bowl on August 5th, boys and girls first had to compete in one of the District preliminary contests held throughout Tacoma. This unidentified young man […]Read More from A Boy, a Bicycle and an Obstacle
The monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees will take place on August 16, 2017 at 5:30 PM at the Fern Hill Branch. Please see the attached 2017-08-16-Library-Board-of-Trustees-AgendaRead More from Agenda for the Board of Trustees August 16, 2017
On Monday, August 21st the United States will be witness to a rare solar eclipse; solar eclipses occur when the moon passes in between the Earth and the Sun blocking out the sun. This total solar eclipse will begin in Oregon and move across the United States ending in South Carolina. From beginning to end, the solar […]Read More from August 21st Solar Eclipse
Bing Crosby arrived at Tacoma's Union Station in August of 1942 to help out with WWII bond sales in the town of his birth. Harry Lillis Crosby was born in Tacoma in May of 1903 when his family lived at 1112 North J Street. While in town with a USO troupe to entertain the soldiers […]Read More from Bing Is in Town
The special meeting of the Library Board of Trustees will take place on August 12, 2017 at 9:00 AM at the Main Branch (3rd floor Board Room). Please see the attached 2017-08-12-Library-Board-of-Trustees-Special AgendaRead More from Agenda for the Board of Trustees August 12, 2017 Special Meeting