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Summer Reading: A World of Stories

Inline One World, Many Stories @ Your Pierce County Library! Journey to your Pierce County Library for summer reading adventure! Check out great books to read all summer, enter weekly drawings, win prizes and participate in fun, free events. Enjoy summer reading at all Pierce County Libraries from June 18 - Aug. 13. Read more » Hr

The Boeing Company and Muckleshoot Tribe Award Grants for Early Literacy Study

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The results of an extensive research study provide evidence that children in family child care can be better prepared for kindergarten when child care providers incorporate literacy skills in their daily routines. Read more »

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Fife Library Ground Breaking

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You are invited to celebrate progress to build the first Fife Pierce County Library at a ground breaking ceremony, Friday, July 8, 11 a.m. at the site of the new library: 6622 20th St. E. in Fife. Read more »

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Ben B. Cheney Foundation Awards $25,000 for the University Place Library Campaign

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Pierce County Library Foundation received a generous $25,000 grant for the new University Place Library from the Ben B. Cheney Foundation. This was the most recent grant to the University Place Library Campaign which has raised more than $610,000 to date to fund innovations and enhancements in the new library. Read more »

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Job and Business Help

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Need help finding a job or starting a small business? Pierce County Library System has free services to help you improve your skills, search for and get jobs, as well as start and retain small businesses. Find a convenient Job and Business Center at one of six Pierce County Libraries or visit online. Read more »

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Pierce County Library Foundation Welcomes Two New Board Members

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Jill Purdy of University Place and Janice Ludwig of Steilacoom were recently elected to the Pierce County Library Foundation board of directors. The library foundation board sets the philanthropic direction and oversees fundraising for the Pierce County Library System. Read more »

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Teens Learn Filmmaking Skills

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Teens can learn filmmaking skills while creating and editing videos with a specially designated computer at University Place Library. You will find a fun, interactive place to develop your skills and express yourself. Connect with the Library and the community in an innovative and meaningful way. Read more »

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Keeping a Reading List

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To help you keep a list of books and other materials you have checked out over a period of time, save a reading history. This convenient record of what you have read includes the title, author, checkout date and loaning library for each item. Read more »