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Our New iPhone App is Here!

An updated version of the Tacoma Public Library app is now available for iPhone users. If you have the app currently installed on your iPhone, update it through the app store. It may also update automatically, depending on your settings. After updating, you may need to log in with your library card number and pin…
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Book Drops Now Open!

Tacoma Public Library is now accepting returns at all locations on a Tuesday–Saturday schedule. Following current best practices, all returned materials will be quarantined in closed, sealed containers for 96 hours. Materials will remain on your account until after the quarantine period is over. We are not accepting donations at this time. Materials that had…
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Dear Tacoma: Collecting Our Community’s Stories

Add your story to an archive of Tacoma’s struggles, hopes, and resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic by submitting a letter or audio recording to Tacoma Public Library and Grit City Magazine. Your submission will become part of the library’s Northwest Room archives, and may also be shared in the present to illustrate the resilience and…
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