Preschool Drive-In

On Saturday, July 6th, the Moore Branch of Tacoma Public Library was transformed into a drive-in movie theater for preschoolers. Children ages 3-5 brought grownups to help them decorate their very own cars. Once the cars were decorated, the preschool drivers cruised into position to watch a big screen cartoon courtesy of the library’s Kanopy…
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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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The Art of Storytelling

The Moore Branch of Tacoma Public Library is hosting a three day workshop for teens and adults to learn to paint their story. This class is a mixture of research and acrylic painting lessons.  Professional artist Gerardo Pena will the lead group through a process of identifying their unique story and, teach them to express…
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Reptile Man

The Reptile Man and his son perform an educational live reptile presentation with 8 - 12 reptiles.  All venomous species have been devenomized and pose no serious risk of injury. General floor seating.  CHAIRS reserved for people with SPECIAL NEEDS. This event has limited space. Visit our event calendar to see when the Reptile Man…
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Ozobots – Program Miniature Robots Using Color!

Have fun with Ozobots that move in patterns, play games and dance! By using different color markers to draw, these mini robots can be programmed to follow commands. Ozobots Channel ideas into reality – racetracks, puzzles, mazes, obstacle loops, battlefields Encourage sequential thinking and logical reasoning STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activity Ages 5…
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Summer Food Drive

Tacoma Public Library is partnering with the St. Leo Food Connection to help feed hungry families in Pierce County this summer. By donating a gift of non-perishable food, you are joining your friends, neighbors, and family who want everyone in our community to have nutritious food. Collection boxes are available at all branches. Things they…
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