Discover Puyallup's History
History at your finger tips! The Puyallup Public Library is starting a program that will open the Library’s History Room archive to the public on a monthly basis. The archive will be open for public exploration and research on:
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Saturday, March 29th
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.
Affordable Care Act Registration Assistance
The Puyallup Public Library will be hosting three registration assistance events in February and March. Receive personal one-on-one assistance provided by state-certified Health Care Navigators. Please join us on:
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
North Meeting Room
No appointment is needed, assistance will be provided on a first come, first-served basis.
Please bring the following information with you when you attend*:
Tax Filing Status
*This information is required for the primary applicant, as well as their household members, whether they are applying or not.
For more information on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), please click here .
PulliCon Logo Contest
Do you have a flare for creative design? Love to draw and want to show off your geeky side? Then grab your pencils, brushes, or computer and start creating!
This November the Puyallup Public Library will once again celebrate comic books, reading, and geekiness during the second Puyallup Mini Comic Con. But we're making some changes! Our convention will now be called PulliComic Con, or PulliCon for short. We’re asking for your help to make this an awesome event - this year, the Library will be holding a logo design contest for our newly-named comic book convention. Do you have what it takes to create our new logo?
Pierce County Reads 2014: Wild by Cheryl Strayed
The secret is out! This year’s Pierce County READS selection is Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed. As a community partner with the Pierce County Library System, the Puyallup Public Library will again be participating in this annual community read.
Great Decisions Discussion Group
Great Decisions Discussion Group is a nationwide program sponsored by the foreign Policy Association. The Association strives to encourage participants to gain a better understanding and interest in world issues, with the belief that in a democratic republic, a concerned and informed public is the foundation of an effective foreign policy. The group meets at the Puyallup Public Library from 1:00 to 3:30 pm. Each week, a different topic will be discussed and facilitated by Gene Giannobile.
- Thursday, March 6th - Islamic Awakening
- Thursday, March 20th - Energy Independence
- Thursday, April 3rd - Food & Climate
- Thursday, April 17th - China's Foreign Policy
- Thursday, May 1st - U.S. Trade Policy
For your convenience, a copy of the Foreign Policy Briefing Book on all 2014 discussion topics is available for in-library use at the Puyallup Public Library Reference Desk, on the second floor.
Sponsored by Learning is ForEver in partnership with the Puyallup Public Library.
Microsoft IT Academy
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.
Saturday Film Program
Our 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.
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.