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Pierce County Library System

New York Times Best-selling author Jamie Ford wows crowds of 1,050

Inline1,050 people turned out to hear from New York Times Best-selling author Jamie Ford at two separate Pierce County READS’ events on Friday, April 13. Ford spoke and signed books at Pierce College and Clover Park Technical College. For the fifth year, KeyBank Foundation and Pierce County Library Foundation were the major sponsors of Pierce County READS. Read more » Hr

Creating exceptional learning environments at Lakewood Library

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Lakewood Library’s spaces for children and teens are undergoing a transformation. Improvements are underway to upgrade well-used and well-loved places to create the right learning environments for preschoolers, school age children, tweens and teens. Read more »

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Are you on Pinterest?

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Pin with us and show how you love your library, share books worth reading and more. Connect with Pierce County Library on Pinterest and all the other social websites you use. Read more »

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Library Snapshot Day 2012

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Pierce County Library joined libraries throughout the state in participating in Library Snapshot Day 2012. Washington Library Association invited the Library to participate as a way to advocate for and demonstrate the importance of libraries. Read more »

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And the winners are…

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Come see and hear the best local teen writers and artists showcase their work during the Our Own Expressions Teen Writing and Art Contest awards ceremony. Pierce County Library Foundation hosts the event at Pacific Lutheran University, on Thursday, May 24 at 7 p.m. Read more »

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Free downloads with your library card

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Download songs, audiobooks, and e-books for your e-reader, including Kindle - all for free with your Pierce County Library card. Choose from thousands of audio and e-books and more than 500,000 songs that span 100 music genres and 50 record labels. Read more »

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Resources for parents and caregivers

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Are you a parent or caregiver of a young child? Looking for help choosing books, early learning resources and events for children? Find help at your Pierce County Library and visit a special page on our website for parents and caregivers. Read more »

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How do I...

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...get a library card, use the library catalog, know when my holds are ready? Find answers to your questions about our libraries, library cards, online services, computer support, downloads and more. Read more »

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Language learning

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Learn a new language online at your own pace. Pick up practical conversation and cultural awareness through stories, activities and innovative learning tools. Immerse yourself gradually into languages such as Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian and Spanish. Read more »

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