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Have a Look at Coding Have a Look at Coding

New for 2019 - Have a Look at Coding (HAL) is for Kids and Teens and is an expanded version of the Digital Media Lab’s popular Kids Code Club, now in its fourth year. It builds upon a student’s innate interest in gaming and computer technologies. Students will focus on core…
New for 2019 - Have a Look at Coding (HAL) is for Kids and Teens and is an expanded version of the Digital Media Lab’s popular Kids Code…

Activism Now Activism Now

Tacoma Library wants to help you impact your community. Whether you want to put in a street light or run for office it all starts from a grassroots interest. So YAY Tacoma with any of these eight titles sure to inform and inspire your ambitions. A Girl's Guide to Joining the...
Tacoma Library wants to help you impact your community. Whether you want to put in a street light or run for office it all starts from a…

Building Gingerbread Houses Building Gingerbread Houses

Families kicked off the holiday season at the Moore Branch of Tacoma Public Library by building gingerbread houses together. 50…
Families kicked off the holiday season at the Moore Branch of Tacoma Public Library by building gingerbread houses together. 50…

No Tricks, Just Treats at Proctor Treats No Tricks, Just Treats at Proctor Treats

The swashbuckling Book-a-neers of the Wheelock Branch greeted families during Proctor Treats on Wednesday, October 31st from 4-6 pm.…
The swashbuckling Book-a-neers of the Wheelock Branch greeted families during Proctor Treats on Wednesday, October 31st from 4-6 pm.…

Wild Rumpus Wild Rumpus

Families were moving and grooving at the Wild Rumpus Dance Party at Wheelock Branch on Saturday, October 20th. Around 45 parents and kids…
Families were moving and grooving at the Wild Rumpus Dance Party at Wheelock Branch on Saturday, October 20th. Around 45 parents and kids…

Learn to Draw Learn to Draw

On November 17th 2018, patrons at the Kobetich Branch discovered their “artist eyes” and “artist hands” at the Learn to Draw class.  What…
On November 17th 2018, patrons at the Kobetich Branch discovered their “artist eyes” and “artist hands” at the Learn to Draw class.  What…

Pumpkins on Parade Pumpkins on Parade

On Thursday, October 25th, the Kobetich Branch of Tacoma Public Library hosted a “Pumpkins on Parade” event. Guests were invited to bring…
On Thursday, October 25th, the Kobetich Branch of Tacoma Public Library hosted a “Pumpkins on Parade” event. Guests were invited to bring…

Making Wild Masks Making Wild Masks

In celebration of the Maurice Sendak art exhibit, kids at the Moore and Kobetich Branches of Tacoma Public Library made “Wild Thing” masks…
In celebration of the Maurice Sendak art exhibit, kids at the Moore and Kobetich Branches of Tacoma Public Library made “Wild Thing” masks…

Sink or float Friday Fun Sink or float Friday Fun

Lots of water and a little science made Friday Fun wet and wild October 5th at Tacoma Library. Kobetich patrons of all ages enjoy a…
Lots of water and a little science made Friday Fun wet and wild October 5th at Tacoma Library. Kobetich patrons of all ages enjoy a…

Food Fun at Storytime Food Fun at Storytime

On Saturday, September 29th around 60 parents and kids got down and dirty with food at a special Sensory Storytime at Wheelock Branch.…
On Saturday, September 29th around 60 parents and kids got down and dirty with food at a special Sensory Storytime at Wheelock Branch.…

Annual Harvest Fair at Norpoint Center Annual Harvest Fair at Norpoint Center

Trick or Treat!  Goblins, superheroes and their parents made pumpkin bracelets and learned about Tacoma Library activities.  The annual…
Trick or Treat!  Goblins, superheroes and their parents made pumpkin bracelets and learned about Tacoma Library activities.  The annual…

Dog Puppet Storytime Dog Puppet Storytime

Kids and their adults made dog puppets. Preschool Storytime is fun every Friday at the Kobetich Branch of Tacoma Public Library.
Kids and their adults made dog puppets. Preschool Storytime is fun every Friday at the Kobetich Branch of Tacoma Public Library.

Young Picassos Young Picassos

This summer the walls and pillars at Wheelock Branch were covered with the amazing artwork of our younger patrons. As part of the Summer…
This summer the walls and pillars at Wheelock Branch were covered with the amazing artwork of our younger patrons. As part of the Summer…

Paper Airplanes Paper Airplanes

Friday Family Fun - September 21, 2018 We made paper airplanes. We flew them across the library. Friday Family Fun is always a good time…
Friday Family Fun - September 21, 2018 We made paper airplanes. We flew them across the library. Friday Family Fun is always a good time…

Welcoming Week Storytime Welcoming Week Storytime

Welcoming Week (September 14-23) is a time for communities to build cross-cultural relationships and strengthen their commitment to…
Welcoming Week (September 14-23) is a time for communities to build cross-cultural relationships and strengthen their commitment to…

Summer Reading Club 2018 Summer Reading Club 2018

This year’s summer reading club included fun bingo cards for all ages. The bingo boxes had all sorts of cool challenges to fill-in.…
This year’s summer reading club included fun bingo cards for all ages. The bingo boxes had all sorts of cool challenges to fill-in.…
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