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Everything you need to know about current Tacoma Public Library services.

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Visit a Library

All locations are now open for in-building services. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing. Find out how to Visit a Library.
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Holds Pickup

Holds pickup is available at all Tacoma Public Library locations, including the Eastside Microlibrary at Eastside Community Center.

There are two ways to pick up your holds:

Holds Pickup hours at Eastside Community Center: 

Tuesday   12p.m.–2 p.m.  

Note that this is a walk-up service (no phone available) at the café window and is available one day per week, on Tuesdays. 

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Borrowing

There are two ways to borrow physical materials from Tacoma Public Library 

  1. Make an appointment for Contactless Holds Pickup 
  2. Visit a Library building during our service hours
  3. Use your library card, opens a new window (eCard or physical card) to access eBooks, eAudiobooks, and streaming movies and TV shows, opens a new window via our eResources, opens a new window.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service is now available.

Returns

Tacoma Public Library is accepting returns at all locations, including the bookdrop at Eastside Community Center. Bookdrops are available 24/7.

 

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Services at Your Neighborhood Library

When will TPL reopen its libraries to the public? Short answer: when it is safe to do so. Please read our full statement for more information.

Click the name of your library to find out what services it is currently offering:

 

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