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Book Club - Thirteenth Tale Book Club - Thirteenth Tale

Oct 3rd | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us to discuss The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. Reclusive author Vida Winter, famous for her collection of twelve…
Join us to discuss The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. Reclusive author Vida Winter, famous for her collection of twelve…

A Traveler's Talk on Easter Island A Traveler's Talk on Easter Island

Jul 11th | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Libraries Rock this summer! And the most interesting rocks we could think of are the Moai heads on Easter Island. Rotary Youth Exchange…
Libraries Rock this summer! And the most interesting rocks we could think of are the Moai heads on Easter Island. Rotary Youth Exchange student Abby McDermott will be here to talk about her year in Chile and her amazing trip to Easter Island. Lots of great photos too!

What the Heck Do I Read Next! What the Heck Do I Read Next!

Jun 12th | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
When it comes to choosing your next great read, do you feel overwhelmed by all the choices out there? You're not the only one: so many…
When it comes to choosing your next great read, do you feel overwhelmed by all the choices out there? You're not the only one: so many…

Gingerbread Houses Gingerbread Houses

Dec 15th | 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Join us for our December family craft.This month we're going to make a holiday favorite – graham cracker gingerbread houses! Stop by the…
Join us for our December family craft.This month we're going to make a holiday favorite – graham cracker gingerbread houses! Stop by the…

Movie – Zootopia (PG) Movie – Zootopia (PG)

Aug 20th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Zootopia (PG)In a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals who have abandoned traditional predator/prey roles in favor of civilized coexis…
Zootopia (PG)In a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals who have abandoned traditional predator/prey roles in favor of civilized coexistence, uptight rabbit police officer Judy Hopps (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) is forced to work with charismatic fox con artist Nick Wilde (J…

Zentangle Workshop Zentangle Workshop

Mar 5th | 10:30am - 12:30pm
The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns…
The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Zentangles are not only exquisitely beautiful; they are fun and relaxing to create. The process of creating a Zentangle is a form of "artistic meditation" as ...

Libraries Transform Tacoma Libraries Transform Tacoma

Sep 20th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bay Terrace
Tacoma Public Library is hosting conversations with people from our community (YOU). Each one is a chance for us to better understand…
Tacoma Public Library is hosting conversations with people from our community (YOU). Each one is a chance for us to better understand people's aspirations for our community, the concerns you have and what you believe might make a difference in strengthening the community.…

Zentangle Workshop Zentangle Workshop

Mar 8th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Beginning Zentangle Workshop. Art is an essential part of life. Everyone's life. The act of creating is liberating, life affirming and…
Beginning Zentangle Workshop. Art is an essential part of life. Everyone's life. The act of creating is liberating, life affirming and relaxing. If you believe you can't draw, but always wanted to, say 'hello' to Zentangle. Zentangle is an exciting method of creating art…

A conversation with Emily St. John… A conversation with Emily St. John Mandel

Mar 24th | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Urban Grace Church
Meet Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven in a free book talk and signing at downtown Tacoma's Urban Grace Church on Thursday ...
Meet Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven in a free book talk and signing at downtown Tacoma's Urban Grace Church on Thursday evening, March 24, 2016. Doors will open at 6 PM for the free 7 PM event. Ms. Mandel will be interviewed on stage by Erin Hennessey, News…

Mayor Strickland book talks Station… A Conversation with Mayor Marilyn Strickland about Station Eleven

Mar 28th | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
King's Books
Join Mayor Marilyn Strickland and members of the Tacoma Reads 2016 committee as they lead a community conversation about Station Eleven.
Join Mayor Marilyn Strickland and members of the Tacoma Reads 2016 committee as they lead a community conversation about Station Eleven.

PoetryMusic PoetryMusic

Mar 9th | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Music speaks volumes. Poetry sings. Combine the two and you have PoetryMusic - a magical space where words and music meet. PoetryMusic is …
Music speaks volumes. Poetry sings. Combine the two and you have PoetryMusic - a magical space where words and music meet. PoetryMusic is a chamber jazz duo dedicated to performing poems (everything from Maya Angelou and Robert Frost to Kerouac and Shakespeare) that have been s…

A Drawing and Sketching Gathering:… A Drawing and Sketching Gathering: “Survival is Insufficient”

Mar 10th | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Love to draw and sketch? Never have, but would like to try? Love to, but don't have a place to do so? Join us for this fun, inspiring, and…
Love to draw and sketch? Never have, but would like to try? Love to, but don't have a place to do so? Join us for this fun, inspiring, and non-judgmental afternoon of drawing and sketching in a variety of media. Drawing supplies and paper will be provided, but feel free to…

Plague Mask Workshop Plague Mask Workshop

Mar 16th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join the creative folks of Tinkertopia to make and decorate your own Plague Mask. The plague doctor mask was a gas mask before its time, sh…
Join the creative folks of Tinkertopia to make and decorate your own Plague Mask. The plague doctor mask was a gas mask before its time, shaped like the beak of a bird and filled with scented herbs. Today, plague masks are very popular in the Steampunk world. The masks are easy …

Experience Art with Abstract Expression Experience Art Through Abstract Expression with Paint

Mar 19th | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Creative expression is said to be good for the soul and a necessary element of a happy life. As people we express ourselves creatively in u…
Creative expression is said to be good for the soul and a necessary element of a happy life. As people we express ourselves creatively in uncountable ways. For local artist Pamela Nugent, expression through abstract painting is her passion and she wants to share that with others…

Let's Talk Station Eleven Let's Talk Station Eleven: A Thematic Discussion

Mar 23rd | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
University of Puget Sound
Join us for a discussion of Station Eleven led by University of Puget Sound students. Our student presenters will talk briefly about major …
Join us for a discussion of Station Eleven led by University of Puget Sound students. Our student presenters will talk briefly about major themes they researched in relation to the novel, including the novel's representations of cults, the blending of popular and literary…
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