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Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival R… Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival R…
“The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is an annual video contest in which young filmmakers create movies that tell the entire stories of New…
“The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is an annual video contest in which young filmmakers create movies that tell the entire stories of New…
Summer Reading Survey Summer Reading Survey
3,780 kids, teens, and adults participated in the Summer Reading Challenge this year, but we need your help to improve the program for next year. Please take a minute to complete our short survey. Your feedback is important to us.
3,780 kids, teens, and adults participated in the Summer Reading Challenge this year, but we need your help to improve the program for next…
Collaboration Success Story Collaboration Success Story
Science and Math Institute (SAMI) Librarian Indie Berg was determined that her students understand and enjoy the benefits of a library. How? You might ask?  Why by packing them all up, and visiting Tacoma Public Library!Since SAMI does not have its own library her goal was that …
Science and Math Institute (SAMI) Librarian Indie Berg was determined that her students understand and enjoy the benefits of a library. How…
Summer Reading Matters! Summer Reading Matters!
Why are summer reading programs important for children? Research has shown that kids experience learning loss over the summer and reading just 5 books over the summer can prevent it. Letting kids select their own books encourages summer reading and at Tacoma Public Library we ha…
Why are summer reading programs important for children? Research has shown that kids experience learning loss over the summer and reading j…
TPS Student Access to Tacoma Library TPS Student Access to Tacoma Library is Back!
Students rejoice! The Pathway Partnership, between Tacoma Public Library and Tacoma Public School District, returns for its third year.
Students rejoice! The Pathway Partnership, between Tacoma Public Library and Tacoma Public School District, returns for its third year.
Summer Reading Challenge is Coming! Summer Reading Challenge is Coming!
The Summer Reading Challenge for kids, teens, and adults will run from June 11th - August 6th. Registration information, participation guidelines, and information about fun activities for all ages will be posted on our Summer Reading Challenge page as soon as possible. Please che…
The Summer Reading Challenge for kids, teens, and adults will run from June 11th - August 6th. Registration information, participation guide…
Blind Date With a Book Is Back! Blind Date With a Book Is Back!
This summer, stop by Tacoma Public Library from June 14th - July 30th and “Exercise your mind”. Try intriguing fiction, extraordinary cooking, alternative history or fascinating people. Blind Date With a Book IS BACK! Visit your local branch and pick-up your “Blind Date!”
This summer, stop by Tacoma Public Library from June 14th - July 30th and “Exercise your mind”. Try intriguing fiction, extraordinary cookin
Need a good read? We can help! Need a good read? eNewsletters can help!
Wondering what to read next?  Well, Tacoma Public Library can help!  Subscribe to our email newsletters and have book ideas sent right to your inbox. We have suggestions to cover all of your reading interests.  Whether you like Historical Fiction, Pop Culture, Nature & Science, …
Wondering what to read next?  Well, Tacoma Public Library can help!  Subscribe to our email newsletters and have book ideas sent right to y…
Branch Pages - New and Exciting Newly Expanded and Exciting Branch Pages
Check out the new branch pages! Did you know that each of the 8 locations of Tacoma Public Library has its own branch page?!   The branch pages feature blog posts and special events and programs like book talks and book sales.  You’ll even find some new books recently ordered by …
Check out the new branch pages! Did you know that each of the 8 locations of Tacoma Public Library has its own branch page?!   The branch pa…
Be a hero. Save the world! Be a hero. Save the world!
A pandemic wiped out most of the world’s population in Station Eleven but could you have prevented it? Pandemic, the international award-winning board game, offers you a chance to save humanity and be a hero. It’s simple. All you have to do is keep four deadly diseases at bay wh…
A pandemic wiped out most of the world’s population in Station Eleven but could you have prevented it? Pandemic, the board game…
Station Eleven for Tacoma Reads 2016 Station Eleven for Tacoma Reads 2016
Station Eleven is Emily St. John Mandel's acclaimed novel about life after a viral flu pandemic wipes out 99% of the world's population. …
Station Eleven is Emily St. John Mandel's acclaimed novel about life after a viral flu pandemic wipes out 99% of the world's population. …
Community in Mourning Community in Mourning
Tacoma Public Library joins our community in mourning the loss of Tacoma Police Officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez. Our thoughts are with his family, his friends and his colleagues. For more information from the City of Tacoma about space to grieve and funeral procession …
Tacoma Public Library joins our community in mourning the loss of Tacoma Police Officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez, a 17-year veteran of the…
Rising Up From Tacoma's 21 Disasters... Rising Up From Tacoma's 21 Disasters...
Join local author and history buff Deb Freedman for an afternoon of Tacoma history and Jeopardy! Deb will share stories about her book, …
Join local author and history buff Deb Freedman for an afternoon of Tacoma history and Jeopardy! Deb will share stories about her book, …
September is Library Card Sign-up Month! September is Library Card Sign-up Month!
What’s the most important card you can have in your possession? A library card! It’s your ticket to a wealth of resources. Find your next f…
What’s the most important card you can have in your possession? A library card! It’s your ticket to a wealth of resources. Find your next f…
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