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Pierce County READS thanks you

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A standing room only crowd of more than 1,100 people delighted in an evening with author Cheryl Strayed. The event culminated the two-month Pierce County READS program when the community read and discussed "Wild" and participated in 58 free events. Read more »

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Donors meet Author Cheryl Strayed

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Excitement was in the air as donors to Pierce County Library Foundation socialized at a special reception with Pierce County READS author Cheryl Strayed. Donors mingled with library supporters and were first to get their copies of "Wild" signed by the author. See more photos and Read more »

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Happy 10th to DuPont Library

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Friends of the DuPont Library invite you to an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. on May 10 to celebrate the library’s 10th anniversary. The celebration will offer refreshments, face painting, music by Larry Juhnke and caricatures by artist Frank Frazee. Read more » Hr

Wells Fargo supports Summer Reading

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For the second year in a row, Wells Fargo is a Gold Level sponsor of the library’s Summer Reading program. David Winters, Vice President/Business Banking Manager, presented the check to Foundation board members Stacy Topping and Joan Cooley at University Place Library in April. David shared Wells Fargo’s commitment to supporting youth in the community through Summer Reading. Read more »

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Congratulations to teen contest winners

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Teenage writers and artists expressed their creativity through original drawings, photography, poetry and short stories with nearly 1,000 entries in the Teen Writing and Art Contest. Contest winners will showcase their work at an awards ceremony on May 28. Read more »

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Award-winning storyteller visits libraries

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Jeeva Raghunath’s lively and dramatic storytelling performances keep people of all ages spellbound. Her stories include a wide range of Indian and Asian folk tales, European tales, family stories, true life incidents, and cross culture and modern stories. Read more »

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Get caught reading

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Take part Get Caught Reading, the nationwide campaign to remind people of all ages how much fun it is to read. Catch your friends and family reading and post your pictures on the library's Facebook page. We will add your photos to our Get Caught Reading album. Read more »

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Technology tips and training

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Free classes help you master technology: make the most of your tablets, e-readers and other devices; be smart, safe and secure online; explore social networking; download free e-books from the library; brush up on computer skills. Read more »

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Connect with the library via text

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Library access is in your hands with text notices! Sign up to get messages when you have items ready for pickup, or when items you have checked out are due or overdue. Text the library to renew items, and to find a book, DVD, CD or audiobook in a Pierce County Library. Read more »