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Need help with homework?

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Get free help from online tutors every day from 1-10 p.m. for one-to-one help with everything from homework to state-aligned skills building and test prep. Professionally trained and experienced tutors help students of all ages with math, science, English and social studies. Read more » Hr

Friends fund library landscaping

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The Friends of the Steilacoom Library worked with the Library System to design a new landscaping concept, and provided funding for its completion. The improvements provide a welcoming environment to Steilacoom Library customers, who can now enjoy the space for Wi-Fi access, conversations and outdoor reading. The work features a paver patio, overhead awning and new seating. Read more »

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New grant supports seniors

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Thanks to funding from the Gary E. Milgard Family Foundation, the Pierce County Library System will continue to provide valuable library outreach service to 29 adult care facilities. A $75,321 grant will purchase a new Sprinter van and customize it to meet the needs of this community. Read more »

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Free online consumer information

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Research product ratings with Consumer Reports, restore and price your antiques and collectibles, find demographics, maps and U.S. Census information, access national and regional statistics combined with interactive graphing software, and much more. Read more »

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How do you like the Library’s summer reading program?

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Please take a brief survey about how you like the Library’s summer reading program for children and teenagers, and share your ideas to make it even better. The Library will use your responses to build the summer reading program for 2014. Thank you. Read more »

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Award for good stewardship of your money

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Your Library continues to take good care of your tax dollars. Pierce County Library System values its commitment to sound financial practices and planning. Your Library recently received recognition for being good stewards of taxpayers’ investments that pay the Library to serve your community. Read more »

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Convenient access to movies on DVD

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To provide you access to popular and high-demand movies and be sure the movies are there when you want them, the Library System offers two systems, Mediabank and Movie Towers, that dispense DVDs similarly to the Redboxes for movies. You can also continue to reserve movies via the Library’s online catalog and check out movies from shelves. Read more »

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Giving season kick off!

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The 2013-14 Annual Giving Campaign starts now! The Library Foundation is sending letters to donors across Pierce County asking for their annual gift of support. Look for the Joy of Lifelong Learning envelope in your mailbox. You can also pick up an envelope at your library or give online. Learn what your dollars will do for the Library. Read more »

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Resources for teachers and students

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Start the school year with many resources to help teachers and students learn and succeed. Explore online reference databases, get homework help, discover the benefits of implementing early learning techniques and find out what events are happening at your library. Read more »

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