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Want Free Books, Audiobooks, E-books, and a Chance to Win an iPad2?

InlineGet a free Pierce County Library card during this year’s fifth annual library card drive, October 1-31. During the card drive you may also enter a drawing to win an iPad2, a gift from Pierce County Library Foundation. If you already have a library card, bring a friend and sign them up for a card and you both may enter the drawing for the iPad2. Read more » Hr

Kindle Users Can Download Free E-books

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You can now download best-selling and classic e-books to your Kindle device or any mobile device running the free Kindle app, such as iPhone, iPad, Android and more, for free from Pierce County Library. You can also check out free e-books and audiobooks for use on a PC or Mac computer, popular mobile devices such as a smartphone or MP3 player, and e-book readers including Nook or Sony Reader. Read more »

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Fife Library Rolling into the City

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The first Fife Pierce County Library is rolling into the City of Fife. Contractors are driving the modular components into the city and placing them on the foundation. The new library will open at 6622 20th St. E., in late fall 2011. Fife residents currently have access to free services and can check out books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks and more. Become a charter member of The Friends of Fife Library and help provide excellent service to your community. Read more »

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Satterberg Foundation Provides E-Readers to Check Out from the Library

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Pierce County Library card holders have been checking out e-books for their own e-readers for some time, but now you can check out an e-reader along with e-books at the Buckley Library. Thanks to a $4,500 grant from a local family foundation, the Satterberg Foundation, Buckley Library has 12 Nook readers and plans to offer 6 Kindle readers for checkout. Read more »

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Handy Bags of Books for Reading Aloud

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Busy parents, child care providers and teachers like to check out theme packets for their preschoolers and kindergarteners. The dark blue bags contain five specially chosen books to read aloud to young children, covering subjects from airplanes to zoos. Read more »

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Annual Giving Campaign Kicks Off

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In the next few months, thousands of loyal donors and library supporters will receive letters asking for their gifts of support to the 2011-12 Every Gift Counts Annual Giving Campaign. Annual gifts to the Pierce County Library Foundation will fund some of your library’s most popular and innovative literacy programs this year. Have you made your gift yet? Read more »

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Children Learn Through Art, Music, Stories and Play

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During Story Play Times, ages 3-6 participate in free art activities, stories, rhymes and singing, followed by a learning-filled play time for caregivers and children. Come join the learning, playing and fun! Read more »

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