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Importance of Reading over the Summer

Summer Reading Loss occurs when children learning to read, take a protracted break from regular reading. Upon returning to school, Children who read in the summer have increased reading skills while children who do not lose as much as three months of reading skills. These summer readers immediately start back to school building upon their…

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Zinio eMagazines Reborn as RBDigital

Tacoma Public Library's digital magazine service will be relaunched with an all new app available in the app stores on June 27, 2017. Existing users of the Zinio for Libraries app will need to install the new and improved RBdigital app. All of your checkouts and history will transfer to the new app.  Although, you…

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Expand your eBook options with Hoopla!

We already love Hoopla for its streaming movies, music and audiobooks - but now you can borrow eBooks and Comics, too! Hoopla never has any waiting lists and it's easy to use - just install the free app, set up your account with your Tacoma Public Library card, and then simply click to enjoy up to…

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OverDrive’s new app Libby

Tacoma Public Library's eBook and audiobook provider, OverDrive, has just released a new app called Libby.  Libby is a streamlined reading app experience and is now available for Android, iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch) and Windows 10 devices. If you're happy with the original, or can't get Libby on your device, the classic OverDrive app is still available and has…

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