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Tag: Pierce County Library


Vote on new Pierce County Library card design by local teens

The public will get to vote on the next Pierce County Library System’s library card – and it will be an image designed by local teens. Designs by 138 teenagers, submitted in a recent free competition, can be voted on by the public at the library’s website, www.piercecountylibrary.org, through July 27.

“The teenagers’ ideas, styles and true expressions shined through in all of the entries,” said Neel Parikh, executive director for Pierce County Library System. “We are excited to see which creation the public chooses as their favorite. All of the choices are unique and winners!”

Designs ranges

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Free Arts Month: Tacoma Art Museum (and several others), courtesy of your local library

Libraries are wonderful places, and one of Tacoma’s best-kept arts secrets is hidden inside your local library – the Art Access Pass. Never heard of it? You’re not alone; most people I’ve mentioned it to haven’t either. It’s a pass that’ll get you free into the Tacoma Art Museum,  Washington State History Museum or Tacoma Art Place, along with three other people, anytime you like. All you need is a library card (apply for these at any branch of Tacoma, Puyallup, Pierce County, Roy City or Joint Base Lewis McChord libraries).


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MoG on President’s Day, plus check out museum passes at Pierce County libraries

For a while now the Tacoma City Library system has allowed card holders to check out free passes for Tacoma Art Museum. Now, the benefit is extending throughout Pierce County.

In a new program, Pierce County Library card holders may check out free passes to visit not only TAM but the Children’s Museum of Tacoma and the Washington State History Museum.

Now, without waiting for free third Thursdays (or, for the Children’s Museum, first Fridays) you can check out the art, artefacts, art-making studios and much more at these three locations.

Passes are available on a

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