pcls efforts to help stop the spread of covid-19

As we strive to continue safely serving you and the community, please keep watching the PCLS website www.piercecountylibrary.org for updated services. Thanks for your support and patience!


The Pierce County Library Foundation supports the Library in developing a positive lifelong relationship between learning and libraries for all of their card holders. Your donation helps ensure this and access for all … children, teens, parents and other adults … through programs like:

PCLS & U.S. 2020 Census

As branches are currently closed, PCLS is still providing the service for you to respond to the 2020 Census online. It's easy, safe, and important.

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Block Play and Imagination Playground

Teaches younger children math, literacy, science, social-emotional development and technology, through play with wooden or oversized blocks, at local libraries or Head Start/ECEAPS locations.

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Story Time

Story Time at the library builds a foundation for reading success through play, stories and language fun.

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Science to Go Backpacks

Science to Go backpacks reinforce Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) learning. Each backpack covers a different STEM skill with books, activity sheets and a field notebook.

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Summer Reading

This successful program, designed to keep youth reading and learning when school is out of session now includes a program for parents. On The Road bookmobile service extends this opportunity to those who face significant socioeconomic and transportation barriers to access library branch service.

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Job & Business

Job + Business Center

Job + Business Center provides a multitude of resources to adults, including members of the military, who are seeking new jobs, updating skills or starting a small business. Life After High School helps graduates build life skills, prep for college or find internship/apprenticeship programs.

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Featured Happenings

Librarian helps woman at computer

Librarian receives “high five”

2 October 2018
Thanks to help from a librarian and skills learned at the Job + Business Center, a happy patron got the job! Read More

KABOOM! Imagination Playground

12 April 2018
After a session at KABOOM! Imagination Playground, child exclaims “Best Day EVER!” Read More
Young boy with book

Summer Reading

12 April 2018
Kids and Adults Enjoyed Summer Reading. Summer Reading gave a 5 year old the motivation needed to start reading on her own – 15 Bob books finished quickly. Read More