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Swasey Branch: Blogs

Russian Storytime

Join Natalia Lialina for Russian stories, songs and finger plays in both Russian and English! Children and care givers will have fun as they experience Russian culture. Russian storytimes will be held at 7:00 pm on Wednesdays at the Swasey Branch of Tacoma Public Library, and at 10:30 am on Thursdays at the Kobetich Branch…
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Tacoma Reads Film Series

Continue the conversations sparked by this year's Tacoma Reads selection with three films by Native American filmmakers. Stick around after each screening for a discussion of the film. Princess Angeline Wednesday, Sept. 4th 5:30 pm to 7:45 pm Main Branch   Warrior Women Wednesday, Sept. 18th 5:30 pm to 7:45 pm Wheelock Branch   Rumble…
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NASA ROADS to Mars Challenge: Drone and Lego Mindstorms

Follow the path of the Mars 2020 rover with focus on understanding Rover Observation And Drone Survey. Team challenges include: Building your own rover Testing Mars for erosion Flying a drone Testing for biosignatures Designed for middle school but younger pioneers can participate with parental support and supervision. Ages: 9 - 14 Required: Helping adult and registered…
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Stuff the Bus

TPL is honored to be participating in Communities in Schools Tacoma’s annual back-to-school supply drive, Stuff the Bus! Please bring new, unopened items from this list to your local branch by Wednesday, Aug. 21 to help us procure much-needed materials for local students…
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