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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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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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And The Winners Are... And The Winners Are...

By TacomaLibrary_Kids
Forget the Golden Globes and the Oscars, Tacoma Public Library’s favorite award show of the year is the American Library Association’s (ALA) Youth Media Awards!  Every year ALA honors the best books, videos, and audiobooks for children and young adults with notable awards such a…
Forget the Golden Globes and the Oscars, Tacoma Public Library’s favorite award show of the year is the American Library Association’s (ALA…
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Newbery Medal Newbery Medal

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Congratulations to the 2018 Newbery Medal winner and honor books!
Congratulations to the 2018 Newbery Medal winner and honor books!
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Caldecott Medal Caldecott Medal

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Congratulations to the 2018 Caldecott winner and honor books!
Congratulations to the 2018 Caldecott winner and honor books!
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Coretta Scott King Book Awards Coretta Scott King Book Awards

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Congratulations to the 2018 Coretta Scott King Book Awards winners and honor books!
Congratulations to the 2018 Coretta Scott King Book Awards winners and honor books!
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