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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 ...

Appy Hour with Hoopla Appy Hour with Hoopla

Jun 23rd | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop by and join us for a mocktail to get started on Hoopla. In just a minute we can install Hoopla on your mobile device and you can…
Drop by and join us for a mocktail to get started on Hoopla. In just a minute we can install Hoopla on your mobile device and you can start downloading music, movies, eAudiobooks and more for free with your library card.

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…

Pandemic: The Game Pandemic: The Game

Mar 26th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Your mission, if you decide to accept it: stop a pandemic from spreading throughout the world before it's too late. If you and your team…
Your mission, if you decide to accept it: stop a pandemic from spreading throughout the world before it's too late. If you and your team fail, it is the end of the world as we know it. Good luck. Pandemic is a cooperative roleplaying board game for 2 to 4 players based on the…

It can't happen here (or, can it)? It can't happen here (or, can it)?

Mar 2nd | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
A fast-spreading infectious disease wipes out 90% of the world's population in Emily St. John Mandel's Station Eleven. How likely is that…
A fast-spreading infectious disease wipes out 90% of the world's population in Emily St. John Mandel's Station Eleven. How likely is that to ever happen? Should we be afraid? How do diseases spread and how can we as a community prevent and prepare for them? What should worry…
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