Welcome to the Summer Reading Club!

   Kids Program       Teen Program       Adult Program   
Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, September 06, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Families can engage in interactive play with blocks and toys and an art activity. For families with children under 5.
Location
Wheelock McCormick Room
Library
Anna Lemon Wheelock Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Families can engage in interactive play with blocks and toys and an art activity. For families with children under 5.
Location
Wheelock McCormick Room
Library
Anna Lemon Wheelock Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is just for babies (ages birth-2) with a parent or caregiver. Join us for group play and one-on-one lap time with bouncing rhymes, short stories, and songs.
Location
Children's Storytime Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Kids of all ages and parents can have fun with books, stories, and songs. Wear your jammies!
Location
Swasey Meeting Room
Library
George O. Swasey Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Enjoy a short storytime with books and songs. Then families can engage in interactive plays with blocks, toys, and an art activity. For families with children under 5.
Location
Children's Storytime Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Kids ages 2-5 and a caregiver can have fun with stories, songs, and activities that prepare children for kindergarten.
Location
Wheelock McCormick Room
Library
Anna Lemon Wheelock Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Kids ages 2-5 and a caregiver can have fun with stories, songs, and activities that prepare children for kindergarten.
Location
Moore Meeting Room
Library
Grace R. Moore Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
We'll share books, rhymes, and songs and then bring out blocks for free play.
Location
Fern Hill Meeting Room
Library
Fern Hill Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Kids ages 2-5 and a caregiver can have fun with stories, songs, and activities that prepare children for kindergarten.
Location
Wheelock McCormick Room
Library
Anna Lemon Wheelock Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library offers weekly storytimes for all ages at this Metro Parks facility. Join us for stories and songs!
Library
All Branches - Tacoma Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
We'll share books, rhymes, and songs and then bring out blocks for free play.
Location
Swasey Meeting Room
Library
George O. Swasey Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Kids ages 2-5 and a caregiver can have fun with stories, songs, and activities that prepare children for kindergarten.
Location
South Tacoma Meeting Room
Library
South Tacoma Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The library offers weekly storytimes for all ages at this Metro Parks facility. Join us for stories and songs!
Library
All Branches - Tacoma Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Families can engage in interactive play with blocks and toys and an art activity. For families with children under 5.
Location
Wheelock McCormick Room
Library
Anna Lemon Wheelock Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Blue Muse Roots Jam will meet monthly at the Moore Library on Saturdays, 12:30 - 5:30 p.m. If you've been looking for the opportunity to meet and play with other musicians, this is it. No charge, no tricks or gimmicks, just bring your instrument, and your interest. All skill levels are welcome and all instruments (guitar, harp, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, bass, etc.) If you don't play but love music, you're welcome too. We'll all have a foot stomping good time. Registration is not required, just show up and have fun. For more information contact Bill at bluemuserootsjam@gmail.com or visit the groups' website at www.bluemuse.org.
Location
Moore Meeting Room
Library
Grace R. Moore Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is just for babies (ages birth-2) with a parent or caregiver. Join us for group play and one-on-one lap time with bouncing rhymes, short stories, and songs.
Location
Children's Storytime Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Kids of all ages and parents can have fun with books, stories, and songs. Wear your jammies!
Location
Swasey Meeting Room
Library
George O. Swasey Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Enjoy a short storytime with books and songs. Then families can engage in interactive plays with blocks, toys, and an art activity. For families with children under 5.
Location
Children's Storytime Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Kids ages 2-5 and a caregiver can have fun with stories, songs, and activities that prepare children for kindergarten.
Location
Wheelock McCormick Room
Library
Anna Lemon Wheelock Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Kids ages 2-5 and a caregiver can have fun with stories, songs, and activities that prepare children for kindergarten.
Location
Moore Meeting Room
Library
Grace R. Moore Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Kids ages 2-5 and a caregiver can have fun with stories, songs, and activities that prepare children for kindergarten.
Library
Mary Rose Kobetich Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Kids ages 2-5 and a caregiver can have fun with stories, songs, and activities that prepare children for kindergarten.
Location
Wheelock McCormick Room
Library
Anna Lemon Wheelock Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The library offers weekly storytimes for all ages at this Metro Parks facility. Join us for stories and songs!
Library
All Branches - Tacoma Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
We'll share books, rhymes, and songs and then bring out blocks for free play.
Location
Swasey Meeting Room
Library
George O. Swasey Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Kids ages 2-5 and a caregiver can have fun with stories, songs, and activities that prepare children for kindergarten.
Location
South Tacoma Meeting Room
Library
South Tacoma Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The library offers weekly storytimes for all ages at this Metro Parks facility. Join us for stories and songs!
Library
All Branches - Tacoma Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Families can engage in interactive play with blocks and toys and an art activity. For families with children under 5.
Location
Wheelock McCormick Room
Library
Anna Lemon Wheelock Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Enjoy an ABC Storytime and then make a bookmark at the Moore Branch Library on Saturday, September 27, at 3 p.m. This one-hour program is open to children of all ages and registration is not required.

MS/Moore
Location
Moore Meeting Room
Library
Grace R. Moore Library

Enter your user name and password and click on the Login button.
Important Messages

Last day to report books, graphic novels, or magazines you have read is Saturday, August 9th at 5:30 p.m.
The zoo party takes place on Saturday, August 16th.
The last day to pick up prizes is Saturday August 23rd.


You can begin your reading on Saturday, May 31st.

The first day to report on what you’ve read is Saturday, June 14th.

Read and report on 10 books by 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 9th to be entered into the Grand Prize Drawing for a chance to win one of two new iPads.

There are two ways to keep track of and report on your books:

You can use this log to record the name and author of each book you’ve read. Have a parent or caregiver initial your log for each book that you read. Bring the log with you and report your reading at the Summer Reading Reporting Station the next time you visit your local Tacoma Public Library.
OR you can record your reading online through Tacoma Public Library’s Summer

Reading website. http://evanced.tacomapubliclibrary.org/evanced/sr/homepage.asp

Each week that you report online or in the library, you will be entered into a weekly raffle
for fun prizes, including tickets to a Tacoma Rainiers baseball game, passes to Northwest Trek,
and tickets to the Puyallup Fair.

Once you have finished reading and reporting on your first 10 books, for every additional
10 books you read and report on you will be entered again into the Grand Prize

Drawing for a chance to win one of two new iPads.

Everyone who completes the program will receive a tote bag, a magnetic photo frame, two free games of bowling at Narrows Plaza Bowl and a ticket for two to the Summer Reading Celebration on Saturday, August 16th at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.

The last day to report (in person or online) is Saturday, August 9th at 5:30 p.m.

The last day to pick up prizes is Saturday, August 23rd. Participant must be
present to pick up prizes. Prizes will be available while supplies last.

Books should be at your appropriate reading level. Graphic novels, magazines, audio books, and ebooks count!

Fizz, Boom, Read is for children from birth through entering 5th Grade.