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Pierce County Library System

Please come to the Fife Pierce County Library Grand Opening!

InlineYou are invited! Celebrate the grand opening of the first library in the City of Fife! Saturday, Dec. 3, 1-5 p.m. at 6622 20th St. E. Meet local officials and star in a YouTube video produced by Fife High School students. From 25,000 books, DVDs, audiobooks and other materials to a public meeting room and two conference rooms, the 6,000 square foot library will have something for everyone. Read more » Hr

Donors enjoy cooking demonstration by chef Amy Pennington

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Amy Pennington, author of "The Urban Pantry," talked about her book and gave donors a how-to demonstration and tasting of some of her fall recipes in the beautiful test kitchens of Bargreen Ellingson. The annual A Literary Evening author event honors donors whose gifts generously support library literacy and outreach programs. Read more »

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Changing how people get books in remote and rural Pierce County

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Beginning January 2012, Pierce County Library will significantly reduce its traditional bookmobile service to rural and remote areas. The Library will reduce the number of places the bookmobiles stop by 11, from an average of 15 locations. The Library is stopping bookmobile service in places of low usage, and retaining it in four areas that heavily use the bookmobile. The Explorer Kids’ Bookmobile will continue to provide service at schools and associated family community stops. Read more »

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Tools to help children learn and grow

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Children are born learning. Parents and caregivers can give them a great start by reading, singing, talking and playing with them every day. Find resources for selecting books and materials, early childhood development and information about child-related events at Pierce County Library. Read more »

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Celebrate the holidays with crafts, music and more

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Pierce County Library is bursting with holiday cheer and free activities! Enjoy holiday puppet shows for the whole family, decorate gingerbread houses and delight in the sounds of the season with a variety of music - all for free at your Pierce County Library! Read more »

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Learn to speak a new language

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Learn a new language online at your own pace, for free with your Pierce County Library card. Pick up practical conversation and cultural awareness through stories, activities and innovative learning tools for gradual immersion into languages such as Brazilian Portuguese, ESL, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian and Spanish. Read more »

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