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Learn to code!
Learn a new language with Rosetta Stone.
New Handforth Gallery exhibition.
Free access to over 400 online courses.
Movies, TV programs & music albums!
Feed your child
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Holiday closure
The Tacoma Public Library will be closed on Saturday, July 4, 2015 in celebration of Independence Day.
To blog or not to blog, THAT is the queston.
Interested in blogging? Consider this Blogging 101. Five successful Tacoma bloggers discuss the hows and whys of blogging, finding your voice, and marketing your blog. Details.
It's time for summer reading!
The library's annual summer reading clubs begin on Saturday, June 13. You can sign up beginning Saturday, June 6 at any Tacoma library or online. This year we have clubs for kids, teens and adults! Great books, really terrific events and a lot of fun.  Details.
Learn to code!
Through a new partnership between the Tacoma Public Library and CoderDojo Tacoma, young people between 7 and 17 can learn how to code and more every Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. at Tacoma's downtown Main Library. [Details here]
Learn a new language with Rosetta Stone.
Rosetta Stone, the popular language-learning program, is now available on the library's website. Patrons can choose Level 1 of Rosetta Stone courses for 30 different languages. Start here.
New Handforth Gallery exhibition.
A variety of Tacoma artists are featured in A Fable, curated by Lynn Di Niino. Also in the gallery is A Word From The Little People of Tacoma, Lynn Di Nino's mixed media examination of bus route 594 and the people who ride it. Opening recepton for the artists on Saturday, June 6 from 2 - 4 p.m. Read more.
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. [Learn more here]
Movies, TV programs & music albums!
Stream thousands of movies, television shows, and music albums - all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with Hoopla digital - to sign up, all you need is a valid library card!  [Learn more about our latest digital resources.].
Feed your child's curiosity!
TrueFlixis 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. [Start here]
 
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