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Pierce County Library System

Help for learners of all ages

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During Pierce County Library’s seventh annual library card drive—Oct. 1-31, 2013—get a free library card and enter for a chance to win a Kindle Fire HD. With the card, you have access to 1 million books, movies and other materials, online help with homework and getting jobs, e-books and audiobooks to download, museum passes and more. Read more » Hr

A Literary Evening

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Pierce County Library Foundation hosted its annual reception for leadership donors at the beautiful Gig Harbor home of Terri and Jack Stewart on Oct. 2. Executive Director Neel Parikh thanked donors for their contributions to the Library. Guests enjoyed wine, delicious appetizers from Picasso Catering and a lively presentation by featured author Dave Boling about his best-seller, "Guernica." If you would like to be on next year’s invitation list, read more »

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Kids and teens Summer Reading winners

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Thousands of children read more than 90,000 hours of books, magazines and other materials this past summer in Pierce County Library's Summer Reading Program. Nearly 600 teens participated in the online Teen Summer Challenge. Three children and two teens won iPads, gifts from Pierce County Library Foundation. Read more »

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Foundation welcomes new board members

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Pierce County Library Foundation welcomed Kim Heggerness of Tacoma and Karen Triplett of Gig Harbor to the Board of Directors. Foundation Board members serve as ambassadors for the Pierce County Library System, encouraging support, managing and allocating gifts for Library programs. If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors, read more »

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Affordable Care Act assistance

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Explore your health insurance options at Pierce County Libraries. Attend free events for Affordable Care Act public information and schedule time to get help from certified in-person assisters. Library services include free computer use and access to information that will help you enroll in a health insurance plan that best meets your needs. Read more »

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Happy hands-on Halloween

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Bring the whole family for a treat bag full of hands-on Halloween events at your Pierce County Library. Choose from mask making, haunted gingerbread houses, horrorgami, traditional celebrations, stories, snacks and more. Read more »

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How are we doing?

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Please take a survey. We want to hear from you! How are we doing? What can we do to make your library experience even better? Thank you! Read more »