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Erroneous CPR and BLS Classes

It has come to our attention that our meeting spaces have been erroneously listed as the location for CPR or BLS classes through the Omni-Safety Institute. These classes are not taking place in any Tacoma Public Library branches. Please contact the library for more information if you have signed up for these classes…
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Main Branch Closed

Tacoma Public Library is bringing in a pest control company to inspect and treat the 97,000-square foot Main Branch after library staffers found the bugs in some recently returned books Wednesday afternoon.  The branch at 1102 Tacoma Avenue South is expected to reopen Tuesday, February 27. All scheduled events and programs at the Main Branch have been…
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New hold slip format

Beginning January 2, 2018, Tacoma Public Library will use a new format for hold slips. The new format is: First four letters of last name First three letters of first name Last four numbers of patron barcode So, Sherlock Holmes’ hold slip would look like: HOLM SHE  1234 This format is similar to those used…
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