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Learn a new language with Rosetta Stone.
A new school year!
Learn to code!
Thomas Scholfield Handforth
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It's your money, use it wisely.
From simple money saving tips to truly life changing financial strategies, author Jeff Yeager know that the key to financial freedom and enjoying life more is not how much you earn, but how much you spend. [more]
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.
A new school year!
Live Homework Help, Skills Building and Writing Workshop for grades 3-12. One-to-one online tutors are available from 1-10 pm, seven days per week. Spanish-speaking tutors are also available. Get started.
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]
Thomas Scholfield Handforth
Thomas Scofield Handforth (1897–1948) was an American artist and etcher. He wrote and illustrated the children's picture book Mei Li based on personal experience in China and won the 1939 Caldecott Medal for illustration. Handforth's magnificent drawings of China in the 1930s are still animated and compelling.[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]
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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