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Connect, share and talk with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and all your other social media sites. The Library connects on social media, too! You can find us on Twitter and Facebook, as well as Flickr, LinkedIn, Pinterest and YouTube. Read more »

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Local business leader Donna Albers on board with Library Board

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Donna Albers will come on board as a new member of the Library’s Board of Trustees in January 2013. Albers, Managing Partner of Albers & Company, serves in the workplace benefits firm providing employee benefits to businesses and organizations throughout western Washington. She contributes to a variety of community involvement activities. Read more »

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A gift for someone who's read everything

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If you have a power reader on your holiday list, give a gift that is both fun and meaningful. Make a gift of $50 or more to the Pierce County Library Foundation. The reader in your life will receive a card acknowledging a gift in their honor and a bookplate with their name in a new book in the library. This elegant solution to a gift-giving dilemma reflects the spirit of the season. Read more »

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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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Gingerbread, puppets and music, oh my!

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Celebrate the season! Create magic with a gingerbread house, experience colorful marionettes performing a holiday themed in-the-round variety show, delight in the music unique to this time of yearall for free at your Pierce County Library! Read more »

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Library partners with WorkForce Central to help people get jobs

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The partnership between Pierce County Library System and WorkForce Central has garnered attention from high level officials. The Governor Office’s Retooling Washington’s Workforce applauds the partnership as it helps put people back to work and increase the number of people—those who have exhausted their unemployment benefits—who are able to find work by 29 percent. Read more »

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Libraries closed, online library open on holidays

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Pierce County Libraries will be closed Monday, Dec. 24, and Tuesday, Dec. 25, to observe Christmas, and Monday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s Day. You can continue to access free online services: downloadable songs, audio and e-books, e-sources with magazines, investment information, car repair manuals and more. And you can read the good books that you have checked out from the library! Read more »

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Friends president retires

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After ten years, Barbara Pick steps down as president of Friends of the University Place Library. She served as president during the University Place Library Campaign and the grand opening of the new University Place Pierce County Library. Read more »

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