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Service Hours Update
July 14, 2021
Tacoma Public Library is now offering more in-building hours! Most locations have resumed their pre-pandemic hours.   You do not need an appointment for general library visits. However, you can make an appointment to visit the Northwest Room or Digital Media Lab at Main Library through the Visit a Library page.  Current hours by location: …
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Masks are still required at Tacoma Public Library
July 7, 2021
The latest guidance from the CDC has loosened mask recommendations for fully vaccinated individuals and Washington State is fully “reopening.” We are excited by
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All locations now open for services
June 28, 2021
All eight of Tacoma Public Library’s neighborhood libraries are now open–with some limits to hours, building capacity, and services. Masks and social distancing are required while visiting all library locations.   Although the majority of the Main Library is closed for facility upgrades through fall 2022, the Main Library lobby is open for walk-in holds pickup, book and…
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More locations opening in Phase 3
June 7, 2021
TPL will open more locations and adjust services and operations for Phase 3. Changes include ending the quarantine of materials, opening three more locations, and adjusting services.   June 1: Quarantine no longer required by state mandate  Following updates to state guidelines, returned library materials no longer require a 24-hour quarantine period before being checked in and recirculated. Tacoma Public Library ceased quarantining…
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How do new guidelines affect my visit to Tacoma Public Library?
May 19, 2021
With new public health guidelines released on May 13 by CDC and state officials, Tacoma Public Librarywould like to communicate what patrons can expect while us
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