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Discover Puyallup's History

Boys on a Fence History Room

History at your finger tips! The Puyallup Public Library is offering a program that opens the Library’s History Room archive to the public on a monthly basis.  The archive will be open for public exploration and research on:

Wednesday, August 13th
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Saturday, August 23rd
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Volunteers will be available as guides to the photograph collection, past City Directories, Puyallup High School yearbooks and a wide range of other materials that have historical significance to the community. Materials available date back to the early 1900s.

Adult Summer Reading

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Join us for the Adult Summer Reading!

For more information on programs, please click here

Meet Graham Nash

Saturday,  September 13th 12:30 pm
Puyallup Public Library Meeting Rooms
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In his autobiography, Wild Tales, Graham Nash -- legendary singer-songwriter and founding member of the iconic bands Crosby, Stills & Nash and the Hollies -- delivers an engrossing, no-holds-barred look back at his remarkable career and the music that defined a generation. 

This event is FREE and open to the public, no registration is required.  Seating will be limited.  Doors will open at 12:00 noon. 

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We appreciate your understanding that the author will sign up to two copies of Wild Tales or the CSNY 1974 box set only, that only guests with at least one copy of the book will be allowed in the signing line, and there will be no posed photos with the author.  King's Books of Tacoma will be on hand with copies of  Wild Tales for purchase and signing. 

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Microsoft IT Academy

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The Puyallup Public Library, in partnership with the Washington State Library and Microsoft, is proud to offer free access to Microsoft IT Academy. The IT Academy offers hundreds of technology courses on three levels: basic digital literacy skills, Microsoft Office Skills, and advanced skills for IT Professionals. Learn on your own computer at home, on your laptop using WiFi, or on an internet computer at your library.

Click here to learn more!

Saturday Film Program

Film PicOur Saturday Film Program is on hiatus.  Please check back at a later date.  Don't forget that the Library always has movies, TV shows, and documentaries available to check out.

Computer Classes

Computer User ArtThe Library offers free classes on computer basics, Microsoft Word & Excel, and an introduction to the Internet. We also offer individual sessions with technology tutors, for more specialized lessons. Click here to view our class schedules.

Resume and Job Seeker Resources

Need to create or update a resume?  How about brush up on your interviewing skills?  The rules of job search have changed drastically in the last few years.  Get the information you need to play the new game at one of our free workshops.  The library has a variety of face-to-face classes and online resources to help you get your resume and job search up to date.  Many classes are taught by WorkSource Pierce staff and count as approved job seeker activities for those receiving unemployment benefits. Click here to visit our Job Resources and Classes page.