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November 22, 1963.
Dean Owen curates a fascinating collection of interviews and thought-provoking commentaries from notable men and women connected to the assasination of President John. F. Kennedy. [
Libraries to close for staff training.
One-day closures of Tacoma's branch libraries for staff training on our soon-to-be-upgraded circulation system begins on Thursday, September 18 with the Kobetich Library. Additional one-day closures are scheduled through October 16. A full schedule of closures is
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Genealogy is the art or science of tracing and recording the family relationships of people. How much do you know about your great-grandfather or your great-aunt from Ireland? This free workshop is designed for those who are just starting out researching their family tree,
Now in the Handforth Gallery
Drawn the Road Again
is Chalndler O' Leary's illustrated travel blog. The exhibit chronicles her travels through her sketchbook drawings, and has inspired a whole series of travel illustrations. [
Free online resources for students!
Need homework help? Start here! The library's online resources include everything from one-on-one tutoring, practice tests, and skills building to math & writing workshops, & ACT & SAT prep for students in grades 1 - 12. All core subject areas (including foreign languages) are covered, Visit our
Free access to over 400 online courses.
Microsoft IT Academy will help you expand how you use technology, develop your computer skills, become proficient in Microsoft software, learn about web development, and more. You can access free e-learning courses 24/7 from any computer with Internet access.
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Feed your child's curiosity!
is a fun resource that offers engaging nonfiction science and social studies content for students in grades 3–6. Children who are proficient readers can watch a streaming video, read a nonfiction book, then explore and research the subject matter. [
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Stream thousands of movies, television shows, and music albums - all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with
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