The library will begin Fall/Winter hours on Monday, September 13, 2021. Please note that some services, such as meeting and study rooms, are not available, but you can browse the collection, check out books, use a computer, and print. 

The library will still offer curbside services, phone, and email reference. Email or call us at or 253.841.5454.

Curbside and Building Hours Effective September 13, 2021

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

January 1, 2022 - January 31, 2022

Play to Learn in the Community
Thursdays in January (6. 13. 27)
Session 1 10-11:30
Session 2 1:30-3:00

It's back!  The popular in-person Play to Learn sessions resume beginning October 7, 2021.  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.  

AARP Tax Help
Fridays and Saturdays by appointment only
February 4, 2022 - April 8, 2022

Back by overwhelming demand, the tax aide volunteers from AARP will be on-site at the library to assist with filing your 2021 tax return.  Participants must request an appointment in advance through the email:  Please include your name, telephone number and the best time for a volunteer to contact you.  Participants will need to also follow all Covid guidelines required by the AARP.   This document contains additional information about the program.

Free Journaling Kit
Offered while supplies last in January

Ring in the new year and record your memories in a special journal.  Records your thoughts and activities, practice writing prose and poetry, jot down the lyrics for your next top 10 hit or use it for wherever your creativity takes you.   Included in the kit is a journal, colored pen, stickers and infromation about journaling.  Recommended for teens and adults.  

Bonus Take and Make Kit--New Year's Drum
Offered while supplies last beginning December 27th

Create a spinning drum with our home kit.  Make a little noise to ring in the New Year!  Available while supplies last. For ages 6+

A Book Club of One's Own

Please visit our poll on the BookClubz page to vote on your favorite title.  We will annoumce the next selection on 1/10/22. Extra copies of the book will be available for check-out beginning approximately 1/24/22. To participate, please join the BookClubz discussion group.

History Buff Alert!
Hundreds of Historic Images of Puyallup now available

We are happy to release the results of a scanning project that digitized hundreds of historic images of Puyallup.  Take a look and see if you recognize the faces and places of Puyallup through the decades.

Name That Tune Family Game Time
Saturday, January 22, 2022
2:00 PM via Zoom

Gather the family for a friendly competition featuring songs from Disney animated movies.  Listen to the music, then guess the name of the song and the movie.  Recommended for ages 5 and up. Please register in advance for the Zoom session and get ready to sing along!

Celebration Concert with Eric Ode
Saturday, February 5, 2022
11:00 AM via Zoom

It's a library celebration concert filled with high-participation music, stories and poems with author, poet and award-winning songwriter Eric Ode!  Everyone of all ages is welcome to join in the fun!  A registration link will be provided at least two weeks in advance of the show.