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Winter Ornaments Winter Ornaments

Greetings for the winter season. Your Tacoma Library will be hosting two Winter Ornament Programs for you to sign-up for during the month…
Greetings for the winter season. Your Tacoma Library will be hosting two Winter Ornament Programs for you to sign-up for during the month…

Mysteries Series Week Mysteries Series Week

Whether you love a cozy mystery in a quiet English village or a pulse-pounding police procedural, the first week of October celebrates…
Whether you love a cozy mystery in a quiet English village or a pulse-pounding police procedural, the first week of October celebrates…

Play to Learn is Back Play to Learn is Back

Provided by the Children's Museum of Tacoma, Play to Learn is a FREE program for children and adults to play TOGETHER! Now offered at over 20 community locations throughout Pierce County! Play to Learn will be returning to the Moore Branch of Tacoma Public Library beginning…
Provided by the Children's Museum of Tacoma, Play to Learn is a FREE program for children and adults to play TOGETHER! Now offered at…

Wheelock Book Club Wheelock Book Club

Join us at the Wheelock branch September 4 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, to discuss National Book Award Finalist, Okay for Now (2011) by Gary D. Schmidt. As a fourteen-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends, an abusive father, and a louse for an older brother, Doug…
Join us at the Wheelock branch September 4 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, to discuss National Book Award Finalist, Okay for Now (2011) by Gary D.…

Preschool Drive-In Preschool Drive-In

On Saturday, July 6th, the Moore Branch of Tacoma Public Library was transformed into a drive-in movie theater for preschoolers. Children ages 3-5 brought grownups to help them decorate their very own cars. Once the cars were decorated, the preschool drivers cruised into…
On Saturday, July 6th, the Moore Branch of Tacoma Public Library was transformed into a drive-in movie theater for preschoolers. Children…

20 For 10 Things I Hate About You 20 For 10 Things I Hate About You

Looking for ways to feel old? March 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of 10 Things I Hate About You. Filmed locally in and around Puget…
Looking for ways to feel old? March 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of 10 Things I Hate About You. Filmed locally in and around Puget…

Leap into Science Leap into Science

On Friday April 12th, patrons in grades K-5 had lots of fun learning about balance in the Franklin Institute’s Leap into Science program. …
On Friday April 12th, patrons in grades K-5 had lots of fun learning about balance in the Franklin Institute’s Leap into Science program. …

Storytime with a Princess Storytime with a Princess

On Saturday, March 3rd, Swasey Branch was visited by five members of the Daffodil Festival Royal Court.  Princess Araya, Princess Emily,…
On Saturday, March 3rd, Swasey Branch was visited by five members of the Daffodil Festival Royal Court.  Princess Araya, Princess Emily,…

Tacoma Stories by Richard Wiley Tacoma Stories by Richard Wiley

On Saturday March 2, 2019, Kobetich Branch of Tacoma Public Library welcomed local author Richard Wiley. He presented a reading and talk on his new book, Tacoma Stories. His quirky stories …
On Saturday March 2, 2019, Kobetich Branch of Tacoma Public Library welcomed local author Richard Wiley. He presented a reading and talk on…

Storytime with a Princess Storytime with a Princess

On Saturday, March 30th, South Tacoma Branch had the pleasure of being visited by four Daffodil Princesses.  Princess Araya, Princess…
On Saturday, March 30th, South Tacoma Branch had the pleasure of being visited by four Daffodil Princesses.  Princess Araya, Princess…

Don’t Judge a Book by Its Color? Don’t Judge a Book by Its Color?

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, but what about its color?  Does blue indicate a deep, dark mystery?  Does a red book hold an…
They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, but what about its color?  Does blue indicate a deep, dark mystery?  Does a red book hold an…

Leprechauns in the Library Leprechauns in the Library

All the children and families that visited South Tacoma Branch on Saturday, March 16 were invited to participate in a leprechaun scavenger…
All the children and families that visited South Tacoma Branch on Saturday, March 16 were invited to participate in a leprechaun scavenger…

Discovering Winter Animals Discovering Winter Animals

Saturday, January 5th families explored winter animals during a special sensory program at Wheelock Branch. Kids and parents pretended to…
Saturday, January 5th families explored winter animals during a special sensory program at Wheelock Branch. Kids and parents pretended to…

Spring Forward with DIY Clocks Spring Forward with DIY Clocks

On Saturday, March 2nd, kids at the Moore Branch of Tacoma Public Library prepared for daylight saving time by designing their own clocks.…
On Saturday, March 2nd, kids at the Moore Branch of Tacoma Public Library prepared for daylight saving time by designing their own clocks.…

Garden Markers Garden Markers

Can't remember where you planted your basil or which plant is parsley?  Join us at one of two programs to create several plant markers…
Can't remember where you planted your basil or which plant is parsley?  Join us at one of two programs to create several plant markers…

Crafting with Creativebug Crafting with Creativebug

Join us on the first Wednesday of the month at Fern Hill Branch from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm to enjoy some crafting. We will show one of the…
Join us on the first Wednesday of the month at Fern Hill Branch from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm to enjoy some crafting. We will show one of the…
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