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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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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Account Registration

You will need to create an account on our website in order to use all the features. To register your card: Click the Log In button in the top right corner of the screen; then click Log In again. Enter your library card number and PIN Click Continue to Account Setup Create a username using…
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Summer Learning Adventure Kick-Off

Join Tacoma Public Library in celebrating the start of the 2017 Summer Learning Adventure with a kick-off party on Saturday, June 3rd from 1 - 2 pm. Stop by any branch to pick up your Summer Learning Logs and decorate a canvas bag to create your very own summer reading bag. Bags and fabric markers will be provided…
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