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Need help with homework?

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Learners of all ages have access to free online homework help. The service is available in English and Spanish, and is open from 1-10 p.m. seven days a week. Log on at home or anywhere with your library card or at any of Pierce County Library’s 18 locations. Read more » Hr

103 years young!

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Her love for books never gets old. “You can travel anywhere in the world if you read,” said Wilma Turner, who recently celebrated her 103rd birthday. Pierce County Library and Foundation staff were on hand with cake, balloons and a new book bag which she quickly filled with library books. Read more »

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A new way to explore the library

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It’s a game! It’s an online experience! It’s a rewards program! Discover something new and extend the world of reading with Scout. Complete activities, earn badges and prizes, and share the fun. First prize drawing is Dec. 1. Register today! »

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Give a child a book

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“Pay It Forward” this year by giving a child a book of their own. With every gift to the 2014-15 Annual Giving Campaign, we’ll give an at-risk child a book they can keep. Inside, there’s a message of encouragement from you! Find out how. Read more »

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Library-sponsored film festival features Jane Goodall Institute cinematographer

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Discover nature at the 3rd Annual Milotte Wildlife Film Festival. See award-winning nature films and hear stories from cinematographer Bill Wallauer of the Jane Goodall Institute. The free festival kicks off at 11 a.m. Oct. 18 at the Bonney Lake Justice and Municipal Center, 9002 Main St. Read more » Hr

Pierce-Playhouse partnership

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Pierce County Library and Lakewood Playhouse have formed a partnership based on love of literature, live theatre and community. See the Lakewood Playhouse production of Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None" now through Oct. 12. Check out the book from the library, too! Read the mystery »

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Resources for students and teachers

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Start the school year with resources to help students learn and succeed. Explore online reference databases, get homework help, discover the benefits of early learning techniques and find out what events are happening at your library. Read more »