Valentine’s Day Winner

It was a very sweet Valentine's Day for lucky Albert Lee (2nd from right), winner of the Central Area Progressive Improvement Association raffle held in 1969. He is shown accepting the keys to a brand new 1969 Volkswagen outside the association's 922 South "K" (now Martin Luther King Jr. Way) Street headquarters. Pictured alongside Mr…
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Music CD Sale

Feb 14, 15 and 16, 2019 10am – 6pm in the Teen Area at Kobetich Branch Hundreds of Music CDs in Popular, Country, Jazz and New Age Genres.  Proceeds from the sale of these gently-used CDs go to support the Summer Reading Program. $1 each or if you buy four or more, 50 cents each…
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Forward! Avanti!

In February of 1964, Captain Davies, stationed at Fort Lewis with the Sixth Army, and his wife happily accepted the keys to the new Avanti sport sedan that he won in a contest sponsored by Sears, Roebuck and Co. from an unidentified car dealer. Introduced by Studebaker in 1962, the Avanti was designed by one…
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LibraryReads February 2019

Nothing says “must read” quite like a Librarian’s stamp of approval! Every month LibraryReads.org releases the top picks for the month, as voted on by Librarians across the country. Subscribe to Tacoma Library’s e-Newsletter service and get the Library Reads picks and more delivered straight to your inbox. Check out the LibraryReads’ picks for February 2019: The Silent Patient…
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referenceUSA: featured eResource of the month

Find people, find customers, find jobs, all with the database referenceUSA from your Tacoma Public Library. ReferenceUSA puts worlds of information data at your fingertips so you can turn facts into success.   Using referenceUSA you can: Find a loved one or friend’s contact information Learn from business winners what key decisions brought them success…
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