Walking Club

Wheelock Branch is walking this summer! Every Friday, beginning June 14 through August 9, we'll head out for a 35-45 minute walk around the Proctor neighborhood at 9 AM. If you've wanted to start exercising but didn't want to do it alone, this is your opportunity! Wear walking shoes and dress for comfort. All ages…
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Sound Engineering

For young musicians just embarking on a career in music performance, learning the basics of audio engineering is a crucial matter. What kind of microphone do you need? How does a mixer work? How do you avoid the squeal of feedback? These and other essentials are covered in this 2-hour, informative session that promises to…
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Happy Fathers Day!

In June of 1945 three unidentified women prepared to send Father's Day messages to servicemen from the special Post Yarns mailing center in Tacoma's Rhodes Department Store; an unidentified clerk working in the booth took their addressed messages. Rhodes joined with the Saturday Evening Post magazine in a special wartime Father's Day offer. The Saturday…
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Sasquatch Award

Awarded annually to the best book written for children in grades 4-6, as voted on by students in Washington State. Check out the previous Sasquatch winners and nominees available at Tacoma Public Library.  Many titles are also available in eBook and eAudiobook format through our eBook catalog. 2019 Winner A Night Divided 2019 Nominees Tumble & Blue…
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Summer Events for Babies

The Summer Reading Club at Tacoma Public Library features programs and fun for all ages, even babies! Caregivers are invited to bring their babies and young toddlers to our special Baby Sign Language and Baby Massage classes this summer. Baby Sign Language Join Alison Ness from My Smart Hands Tacoma for an introduction to baby…
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