Category Archives: Library events

It’s Kind of a Funny Story

We held our second book club of the Structures of Suffering: Origins of Teen Violence and Suicide for It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini on Thursday, May 4th. We invited Eric Wirkman from Teen Link to provide a Youth Suicide Prevention … Continue reading

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June’s Book Club Title!

Dear readers! June’s book club is coming up, and we’re meeting on a Friday. I (Kristy) will be back for this special book club. DEETS:  Date/Time: Friday, June 21 @ 2-4pm Place: Tacoma Public Library, Main Branch (Downtown) Book: Dirty Little Secrets … Continue reading

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May’s Book of the Month!

Join us on Saturday, May 18th from 2 – 4 pm for our next Teen Book Club! We’ll be discussing a Printz Honor and teen selected title, The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler. This might be the … Continue reading

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We Ask Some Great Questions!

As mentioned in the previous post, Teen Book Club was honored to host a luncheon with a special guest, R. J. Palacio (Raquel Jaramillo), author of Wonder. She was kind enough to let us interview her on film, and I think book … Continue reading

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R.J. Palacio Author Luncheon!

This past Saturday, we had the pleasure of hosting a luncheon with, R. J. Palacio (Raquel Jaramillo), author of Wonder. She was awesome! We discussed Wonder with her while enjoying sub sandwiches and she graciously let us interview her on film (check out … Continue reading

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Tacoma Responds!

Have you heard about Tacoma Reads? Inspired by Nancy Pearl’s “If All Seattle Read the Same Book,” Tacoma Reads is a one book city-wide reading initiative, now in its 11th year. Each book is selected by the mayor and Tacomans are encouraged to come … Continue reading

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April’s (Second) Book Club Book

That’s right, we’re discussing two books during the month of April! You already know about the first book, Wonder by R.J. Palacio. That book club meeting will actually be a special lunch with the author! There are only a few spots … Continue reading

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ALL the films

Wow! What an amazing experience! Did you make it to the 90-Newbery Film Festival on Saturday, Feb. 23rd at the Tacoma Public Library? The Olympic Room was packed! If you missed out on the event of the month (maybe even … Continue reading

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April’s Guest Author Luncheon!

During the month of April, we have two book clubs. I’m over the moon ecstatic about our April 6th book club. Why, you ask? Because author, R.J Palacio, will be hanging out with us – Interactive Media Teen book Club – to … Continue reading

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90-Second Newbery Film Festival – Teen Book Club Entry

The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is fast approaching. The Tacoma Public Library’s downtown Main Library will host the fest on Saturday, February 23rd from 2 – 4pm. Authors James Kennedy and Kevin Emerson will be our emcees. I have been … Continue reading

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