Summer Learning Adventure

Thank you for making the 2017 Summer Learning Adventure such a success. Check back next summer for more summer learning fun!

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Seattle Reptile Guy Wows at Moore Branch… Seattle Reptile Guy Wows at Moore Branch…

By TacomaLibrary_Moore
Moore Branch of Tacoma Public Library was happy to welcome the Seattle Reptile Guy and his exotic friends on Saturday, July 29th from 2:00p…
Moore Branch of Tacoma Public Library was happy to welcome the Seattle Reptile Guy and his exotic friends on Saturday, July 29th from 2:00p…
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Zoo Party Extravaganza! Zoo Party Extravaganza!

By TacomaLibrary
Summer Learning Adventure ended in style this year with almost 1000 library patrons celebrating their completion of the program with a part…
Summer Learning Adventure ended in style this year with almost 1000 library patrons celebrating their completion of the program with a part…
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Family Tie-Dye Family Tie-Dye

By TacomaLibrary_Wheelock
On Saturday, July 22nd the sun was shining, the weather was beautiful and the front lawn of the Wheelock Branch was filled with people.  Families brought their own t-shirts, socks, tank tops and bandanas to create bright, vibrant and colorful creations using the time-honored art…
On Saturday, July 22nd the sun was shining, the weather was beautiful and the front lawn of the Wheelock Branch was filled with people.  Fa…
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Family Putt-Putt Family Putt-Putt

By TacomaLibrary_Wheelock
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…
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…
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Edible Architecture Edible Architecture

By TacomaLibrary_Wheelock
On Thursday, June 29th children and their adults descended upon the Wheelock Branch to test their building skills by creating cars, bridges…
On Thursday, June 29th children and their adults descended upon the Wheelock Branch to test their building skills by creating cars, bridges…
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Visit Tacoma Museums for Free Visit Tacoma Museums for Free

Play tourist in your own town and visit one of Tacoma's world-class museums for free this summer. The library has passes to the Washington State History Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, and Museum of Glass. All passes circulate for 1 week and make the perfect family activity. Check on…
Play tourist in your own town and visit one of Tacoma's world-class museums for free this summer. The library has passes to the Washington …
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Ozobots at Moore Branch! Ozobots at Moore Branch!

By TacomaLibrary_Moore
Moore Branch of Tacoma Public Library was thrilled to host Summer Learning Adventure’s most CODEtastic program, Ozobots! Patrons explored th…
Moore Branch of Tacoma Public Library was thrilled to host Summer Learning Adventure’s most CODEtastic program, Ozobots! Patrons explored th…
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Summer Learning Adventure Kick-Off at Mo… Summer Learning Adventure Kick-Off at Moore Branch!

By TacomaLibrary_Moore
Dozens of excited patrons flocked to the Moore Branch of Tacoma Public Library to participate in the Summer Learning Adventure Kick-Off on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Patrons of all ages surrounded tables covered in stencils and fabric markers to design their new Tacoma Library book…
Dozens of excited patrons flocked to the Moore Branch of Tacoma Public Library to participate in the Summer Learning Adventure Kick-Off on …
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Importance of Reading over the Summer Importance of Reading over the Summer

Summer Reading Loss occurs when children learning to read, take a protracted break from regular reading. Upon returning to school, Children who read in the summer have increased reading skills while children who do not lose as much as three months of reading skills. These summer…
Summer Reading Loss occurs when children learning to read, take a protracted break from regular reading. Upon returning to school, Children…
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Atomic Comicon 2017 Atomic Comicon 2017

By TacomaLibrary_Teens
Mark your calendar for the 2017 Atomic Comicon! On Friday, June 23rd and Saturday, June 24th our free annual celebration of reading, comics, fandoms, and geek culture blasts into Tacoma for its fifth year! Join us at the Main Branch of Tacoma Public Library for…
Mark your calendar for the 2017 Atomic Comicon! On Friday, June 23rd and Saturday, June 24th our free annual celebration of reading, comics…
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SLA kickoff was a huge success! SLA kickoff was a huge success!

By TacomaLibrary_Swasey
On Saturday, June 3rd, the Swasey Branch of Tacoma Public Library hosted the Summer Learning Adventure kickoff! Over 20+ kids and parents joined us for an hour long craft of decorating bags and getting signed up for the Summer Learning Adventure. Missed the opportunity to decora…
On Saturday, June 3rd, the Swasey Branch of Tacoma Public Library hosted the Summer Learning Adventure kickoff! Over 20+ kids and parents j…
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What is Summer Slide… What is Summer Slide and Why is it Important to Stop?

School is almost out for summer and for children around the country it means “No more pencils. No more books. No more teachers’ dirty looks.” But for educators, librarians, and parents it also means many children will succumb to the Summer Slide. What is the Summer Slide you ask…
School is almost out for summer and for children around the country it means “No more pencils. No more books." But for educators, librar ...
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