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May 1, 2022 - May 31, 2022


Play to Learn in the Community
Thursdays in May (5, 19, 26)
Session 1 10-11:30
Session 2 1:30-3:00

The Children's Museum of Tacoma has rebranded under their parent organization name Greentrike and are leading the programs. Play to Learn is for parents, grandparents, neighbors, family, and friends who nurture children ages six and under. Thematic curriculum invites individual play, fun group activities, songs, and a whole group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together.  Class sizes are smaller and registration is required.  


Storytime STEM Kit
Offered while supplies last in May

Your free kit includes a book and activity designed to introduce math concepts to children ages 3-6.  Available to pick up at the circulation desk while supplies last.  Book choices are You're Missing It or Star Wars: Who's Who in the Galaxy. 

Storytime in Person!
April 19 - May 27, 2022
Toddler Treasures for ages 1-3, Tuesdays at 9:45 am
Storytime Your Way for ages 1-6, Fridays at 9:45 am

Storytimes are back!  Storytime helps your child practice pre-reading skills, develop an increased vocabulary and attention span, plus nurture a lifelong love of reading! Whether your child is wiggly or watchful, we are ready to welcome all children to storytime.   

A Book Club of One's Own
Now Reading:  The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
April 5, 2022 - June 7, 2022
Zoom meetings on May 17 and June 7 at 6pm

This fast paced story follows 18-year-old Emmett Watson on a cross-country adventure after he is released from a juvenile facility in 1955.  Named Book of the Year by Amazon.    Full details and the message board are available at the Bookclubs page.  

Mental Health Kits
In May while supplies last



May is Mental Health month.  Pick up a free backpack with a sampling of stress-reducing items such as a lavender sachet, earbuds, coloring book pages with colored pencils and more!  1 kit per person, while supplies last.  

Take and Make:  Sun Stitching Kit
Available until supplies run out

Create your own hand-sewn sun to hang on the wall.  This kit is perfect for small hands to master using a needle and yarn to create the design.  No sewing or embroidery experience required.  Recommended for ages 5+.   

SunStitchKit




Curbside and Building Hours Effective September 13, 2021

DayCurbsideBuilding Open
Mon, Tue, Thu9am - 7pm9am - 7pm
Wed9am - 7pmnoon - 7pm
Fri-Sat9am - 5pm9am - 5pm
SunClosed Closed