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All Are Welcome Here! All Are Welcome Here!

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The Tacoma Public Library recommends these pictures books as a way to celebrate National Welcoming Week (September 15 through 24). This is a time to remind our community members that we welcome people from all backgrounds.
The Tacoma Public Library recommends these pictures books as a way to celebrate National Welcoming Week (September 15 through 24). This is…
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Happy Grandparent's Day ! Happy Grandparent's Day !

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Grandparent’s Day is September 9th. In celebration of the special bond often shared between children and their grandparents, stop by any…
Grandparent’s Day is September 9th. In celebration of the special bond often shared between children and their grandparents, stop by any…
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Back to School Back to School

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Get ready for the new school year with this list of back to school picture books. These are great reads for kids who are full of…
Get ready for the new school year with this list of back to school picture books. These are great reads for kids who are full of…
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Whistle While You Work Whistle While You Work

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Disney soundtracks at Tacoma Public Library.
Disney soundtracks at Tacoma Public Library.
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Beyond Harry Potter Beyond Harry Potter

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Happy Birthday, Harry Potter! In celebration of Harry Potter’s birthday on July 31st, you might want to re-read the Harry Potter series,…
Happy Birthday, Harry Potter! In celebration of Harry Potter’s birthday on July 31st, you might want to re-read the Harry Potter series,…
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July is National Hot Dog Month July is National Hot Dog Month

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Celebrate the summer with books all about hot dogs at Tacoma Public Library! These tasty tales about our favorite mouth watering summer…
Celebrate the summer with books all about hot dogs at Tacoma Public Library! These tasty tales about our favorite mouth watering summer…
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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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Sasquatch Award Sasquatch Award

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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 S…
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 S…
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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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2018 Summer Reading List Birth -… 2018 Summer Reading List Birth - Preschool

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Check out Tacoma Public Library's summer reading suggestions for Birth-PreK. Compiled by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), the books on this list come highly recommended by kids from all over the country.
Check out Tacoma Public Library's summer reading suggestions for Birth-PreK. Compiled by the Association for Library Service to Children...
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2018 Summer Reading List for Grades K-2 2018 Summer Reading List for Grades K-2

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Check out Tacoma Public Library's summer reading suggestions for Grades K-2. Compiled by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), the books on this list come highly recommended by kids from all over the country.
Check out Tacoma Public Library's summer reading suggestions for Grades K-2. Compiled by the Association for Library Service to Children...
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2018 Summer Reading List Grades 3-5 2018 Summer Reading List Grades 3-5

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Check out Tacoma Public Library's summer reading suggestions for grades 3-5. Compiled by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), the books on this list come highly recommended by kids from all over the country.
Check out Tacoma Public Library's summer reading suggestions for grades 3-5. Compiled by the Association for Library Service to Children...
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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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