Our Work

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:

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Baby Books to Go Bags

Filled with board books and activity sheets; each bag is designed to help parents and caregivers teach and reinforce skills for early learning and literacy development.

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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 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

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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