Pierce County READS "The Big Burn"
Be part of the biggest community reading event in the county. “The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America,” by Pulitzer prize-winning author Timothy Egan, tells an epic story of the largest-ever forest fire in America and the tragedy that cemented Teddy Roosevelt's legacy in the land. Read more »
Library Cardholders Invited to Make A Gift
Watch the mail in April for your invitation to join Pierce County Library Foundation’s growing circle of donors. Show your support for the Library by making a donation in the amount that’s right for you. Your gift helps make your library great. Find out more about what your dollars can do. Read more »
Sign Up for Text Notices
Have you signed up for text notices? Text the Library to renew items or to find a book, DVD, CD or audiobook in a Pierce County Library. Receive texts when items you have requested are ready for pickup or items are due or overdue. Read more »
Lily Leads Kids to Good Books
Would you like help finding good books for your little ones? Lily’s Quick Picks are books recommended by our staff, for children from birth to about seven years old. You can browse the catalog or look for Lily stickers on books in your library. Read more »
Movie Machines with Hot New DVDS
To provide you access to popular and high-demand movies and be sure the movies are there when you want them, the Library System is piloting a project to improve access to DVDs. Try out two systems that dispense DVDs similarly to the redboxes for movies: Mediabank and Movie Towers. Read more »
What Does an Early Learning Librarian Do?
What makes an early learning librarian tick? Susan Anderson-Newham gives you a firsthand account of why librarians who work with young children are so passionate about their jobs. Read more »
Free Business and Investing Resources
Are you looking for reliable business and investment information? The Library provides access to premium electronic resources that are beyond the standard free Web. Read more »