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Celebrating Father’s Day Celebrating Father’s Day

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Check out a fun book to help celebrate Father’s Day, and all of the people in our lives who fill this role.
Check out a fun book to help celebrate Father’s Day, and all of the people in our lives who fill this role.
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Must-Read LGBTQ+ Children's Picture… Must-Read LGBTQ+ Children's Picture…

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June is Pride Month and we are celebrating at Tacoma Public Library with this list of books celebrating diversity.
June is Pride Month and we are celebrating at Tacoma Public Library with this list of books celebrating diversity.
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Libraries Rock: Picture Books With… Libraries Rock: Picture Books With Rockin' Songs

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Not only are books with songs fun to read, but rhythm, rhymes and singing help young children develop language skills. Listening to and singing along with songs helps children to learn the sounds, flow and cadence of spoken language. Check out these great picture books that…
Not only are books with songs fun to read, but rhythm, rhymes and singing help young children develop language skills. Listening to and…
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Recycle, upcycle, flea market fun Recycle, upcycle, flea market fun

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Need ideas for family weekend fun? Why not recycle, upcycle something for your home.
Need ideas for family weekend fun? Why not recycle, upcycle something for your home.
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Celebrate Poetry with Poem in Your… Celebrate Poetry with Poem in Your Pocket Day

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Have fun with Poem in Your Pocket Day this year! Copy out a favorite short poem or a stanza from something longer, and then stick it in your pocket. Find someone to share it with, or just pull it out to reread through the day on April 26. Here are some fun ideas to get you…
Have fun with Poem in Your Pocket Day this year! Copy out a favorite short poem or a stanza from something longer, and then stick it in…
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Poetry for Kids Poetry for Kids

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A list of great age appropriate books to introduce children to the world of poetry.
A list of great age appropriate books to introduce children to the world of poetry.
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Celebrate National Poetry Month at… Celebrate National Poetry Month at…

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Tacoma Public Library is excited to participate in National Poetry Month. Here are some titles that young readers can explore.
Tacoma Public Library is excited to participate in National Poetry Month. Here are some titles that young readers can explore.
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Notable African American Picture Book… Notable African American Picture Book…

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Celebrate African American History Month by checking out Tacoma Library's picks for great picture book biographies. From Martin Luther…
Celebrate African American History Month by checking out Tacoma Library's picks for great picture book biographies. From Martin Luther…
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Working Smarter Not Harder – Study… Working Smarter Not Harder – Study…

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Whatever specific knowledge a student gains over the course of their academic life, the skill of learning may be its own reward. Learning h…
Whatever specific knowledge a student gains over the course of their academic life, the skill of learning may be its own reward. Learning h…
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TPS Middle School Battle of the Books… TPS Middle School Battle of the Books…

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Check out and read the following 10 books from Tacoma Public Library then represent your school by competing in Tacoma Public School's Batt…
Check out and read the following 10 books from Tacoma Public Library then represent your school by competing in Tacoma Public School's…
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You'll Tide Yourself Over With These… You'll Tide Yourself Over With These…

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Set your DVD to "roasting" for these good ol' (OK, some newish) holiday chestnuts. They're sure to help you get into the spirit of the seas…
Set your DVD to "roasting" for these good ol' (OK, some newish) holiday chestnuts. They're sure to help you get into the spirit of the…
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Don’t Let Episode 8 Be The Last Jedi You… Don’t Let Episode 8 Be The Last Jedi You…

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Star Wars Episode 8, The Last Jedi, warps into theaters December 15th. If this latest science fantasy spectacular isn’t enough to slake you…
Star Wars Episode 8, The Last Jedi, warps into theaters December 15th. If this latest science fantasy spectacular isn’t enough to slake you…
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Write, Write, Write! Write, Write, Write!

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Spill some ink this November in celebration of National Novel Writing Month. Make Tacoma Public Library your first stop for igniting that ingenious spark. Whether you’re exploring our eResources or networking through our unique Books and Authors events, Tacoma Library has your b…
Spill some ink this November in celebration of National Novel Writing Month. Make Tacoma Public Library your first stop for igniting that i…
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Books set in Washington Books set in Washington

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128 years ago, the State of Washington became the 42nd state to join the Union. Check out the Washington State Historical Society website…
128 years ago, the State of Washington became the 42nd state to join the Union. Check out the Washington State Historical Society website…
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Nano Writers Unite! Nano Writers Unite!

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Write the perfect novel for National Novel Writers Month coming this November.
Write the perfect novel for National Novel Writers Month coming this November.
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