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E-books, movies, homework help, and a chance to win a Kindle Fire HD

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Get a free Pierce County Library card at any of 18 libraries and enter to win a Kindle Fire HD, a gift from Pierce County Library Foundation. If you already have a card, bring in a friend and sign them up for a card and you both can enter the drawing! Read more » Hr

Woman of Influence Award presented to Library's Executive Director

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Applauded by residents and community leaders throughout South Puget Sound, Neel Parikh, Executive Director of Pierce County Library System, earned the prestigious and coveted Woman of Influence 2012 Award. Judges, comprised of past Women of Influence winners, further recognized Parikh with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Read more »

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Briefcase filled with job and business tools

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Check out Job + Business Briefcases filled with tools to help you get the job or build your business. Request them in the library catalog and pick them up at your library. In each briefcase, discover four or more books and other materials about a topic such as Job Search, Writing a Resume, Changing Careers, Business Plan, and Starting a Business. Read more »

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Summer Reading scores with teens

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Hundreds of teens earned badges by learning – and had fun doing it. This summer’s first online Teen Challenge was a big hit. Kids won points on the leaderboard for mastering writing, technology, history, science and much more! Thanks to funding from sponsors, Emerald Ridge 10th grader Jessi Pitts won an iPad for being one of the top performers. Read what Jessi and other players had to say. Read more »

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Hands-on Halloween happenings

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Bring the whole family for a treat bag full of hands-on Halloween events at Pierce County Libraries. Choose from crafts, Goosebumps, movies, pirates, reptiles, stories, traditional celebrations and more. Read more »

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A library card for every student

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This fall, the Pierce County Library Card Drive delivered the world of information and imagination to every school in the Franklin Pierce Schools. More than 7,200 students in the school district had the opportunity to register for their own library card. 2012 marks the 6th annual Library Card Drive for Pierce County Library. The Pierce County Library Foundation and its donors support the Library Card Drive. Read more »

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Connect with the library via texting

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Library access is in your hands with text notices! Sign up to get messages when you have items ready for pick up, or when items you have checked out are due or overdue. Text the library to renew items, and to find a book, DVD, CD or audiobook in a Pierce County Library. Read more »

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