Tacoma Public Library announces two week-long closures in 2021 due to budget shortfall

Tacoma Public Library has scheduled two weeks of budget closures in the 2021 calendar year in order to meet a budget shortfall. All libraries will be closed and all services will be unavailable.   The 2021 budget closure dates are: Feb. 21–28 and Nov. 28–Dec. 5. The closure dates were selected during weeks when library usage is historically low, in…
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When will TPL reopen?

Many community members have contacted us to let us know they would like to see Tacoma Public Library reopen libraries to the public. We would really like to open up, as soon as it is safe to do so. We had hoped to open two of our neighborhood libraries by the end of the year…
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TPL gets new phone numbers on Monday, Nov. 16!

Tacoma Public Library (TPL) will replace all of its phone numbers on Monday, Nov. 16, in a merge onto the City of Tacoma’s network! The new numbers for your neighborhood libraries are as follow:   Fern Hill Library 253.280.2910 Kobetich Library 253.280.2920 Main Library and General Information Line 253.280.2800 Moore Library 253.280.2930 Mottet Library 253.280.2950…
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Donate to Pierce County’s 2020 Homeless Point-In-Time Count

Tacoma Public Library is proud to serve as a donation drop off location for Pierce County's 2020 Homeless Point-In-Time Count. Donations accepted until January 23. Donations are given to anyone who is experiencing homelessness on the night of the Point-In-Time Count. Items Needed: Socks Hats Gloves Hygiene Kits: Shampoo, Conditioner, Soaps, Razors, Deodorant, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Feminine…
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