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Pierce County Library System

More than 10,000 new library cards

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Welcome to the 10,555 new Pierce County Library cardholders. The Library System provided a card to every student in Franklin Pierce Schools that did not already have a card. Following the card drive, a record 273,789 people have Pierce County Library cards. Read more » Hr

Publishers: stop being Scrooge!

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Some major publishers are not selling to libraries—including Pierce County Library—or they are selling e-books at inflated prices or with heavy restrictions. Would you like to find more choices and easier downloading of free e-books at Pierce County Library? You can help! Read more »

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Literacy for little learners

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Children are born learning. Encourage your child with early learning resources from the library. Find books, videos, newsletters, free training and much more. These tools can help you teach your child how to learn and read. Read more »

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Quadrant Homes give big to seniors

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Michael Bitz, Director of Sales and Operations of Quadrant Homes, presented a check for $4,000 to the Pierce County Library Foundation board of directors at their October meeting. The gift will help expand the Library’s resources for seniors, including large-print books, audiobooks and e-readers. Read more »

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New and improved computer desktop!

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You will see a more up-to-date desktop when you use library computers, beginning in early December 2012. The new look, similar to the desktop on other computers you may use, will make your library computer work faster, easier, smoother and more user friendly. Read more »

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Caroling, concerts, crafts and more

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Bundle up for a blizzard of holiday events. Celebrate with family puppet shows, delight in the music of the season, create snowflakes, wreaths and gingerbread houses - all for free at your Pierce County Library! Read more »

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Donors honored at A Literary Evening

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Foundation board members raised their glasses and toasted donors at A Literary Evening, an annual event hosted by the Foundation to recognize supporters who contribute at the $500 and above giving levels. Mike Veseth, globally known wine economist and author, entertained and educated guests. Read more »

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