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Pierce County Library System

New library cards: 6,727 and counting

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Welcome to everyone who got a new Pierce County Library card card during the Library's seventh annual library card drive, Oct. 1-31. Current count is 6,727 and numbers are still being tallied. Card choices include this year's library card design contest winners: the owl from grades 7-12, and the flower from grades K-6. Read more » Hr

Build skills with Microsoft IT Academy

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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 e-learning courses 24/7 from any computer with Internet access. Read more » Hr

Giving Tuesday, December 3

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After Black Friday, Cyber Monday – turn your attention from shopping to giving. Celebrate Giving Tuesday – a national day of giving. On Dec. 3, we hope you choose to support libraries, literacy and learning by giving to the Pierce County Library Foundation. 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 selecting 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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Halfway to the top!

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Thanks to many of you, the Library Foundation is halfway to meeting its funding target of $235,000 dedicated to taking care of our youngest and oldest learners. Early Learning and Senior Outreach are both vitally important programs that should not be diminished in any way. Have you made your gift yet? Read more »

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Travel light with e-books and audiobooks

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Heading over the river and through the woods for the holidays? Keep up with your reading while you keep your luggage light. Download e-books and audiobooks for free from Pierce County Library. Happy reading on the road! Read more »

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Be a smart shopper

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Does your holiday shopping list include an e-reader, phone, camera, tablet or other electronic device? Overwhelmed by the otions and looking for the best choices? Compare product information with free access with your library card to Consumer Reports. You will be a smart shopper! Read more »

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Holiday music, gingerbread and more

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Get the (snow)ball rolling to build smiles and cheer with free holiday events. Savor sweet times and decorate a festive gingerbread house. Sing and ring in the season with holiday concerts. Pick the perfect pet as a present. Find these events and many more on the calendar. Read more »