Library Picture of the Week

Today is the third Thursday of August, which means it’s Third Thursday in Tacoma, when citizens and visitors descend upon museums and galleries to enjoy art and meet artists. All events are FREE! One such activity participants may enjoy is the Chihuly Walking Tour, which features a stop at the University of Washington’s Snoqualmie Building Read More…

Library Photo of the Week

If you follow the library’s social media, you know we like to post pictures of our tea time, a weekly (sometimes semiweekly!) afternoon tradition where library staff (both permanent and student staff) gather in the breakroom for some refreshments. The IT director often brings and shares homebaked goods. Others also whip up fun bites that Read More…

Library Photo of the Week

We like to think of the library as being at the center of all things! You’ll find this geographically true on our campus as you navigate to the centrally-located Snoqualmie and Tioga Library Buildings. Whether you’re a UW student, employee, or public patron, we welcome you to find your way here to browse our physical Read More…

Library Photo of the Week

“Hey, what’s this sign about?” The UW Tacoma Library proudly houses a unique stand-alone collection of youth literature, the Professor Belinda Y. Louie Children’s and Young Adult Literature Library Endowed Collection. These shelves–housed on the south side of the first floor of the Tioga Library Building–carry a multitude of familiar and unique reads going back Read More…

Library Photo of the Week

See a book? Read a book! Library displays aren’t just there to look good (though they do look great, if we do say so ourselves)–these items are meant to be contemplated, handled, browsed, and checked out! Wander over and have a look today! Our current displays are That’s What She Said in TLB, Graphic Novels in Read More…

UWT In D.C.: Attending ALA Annual

Hey, I wanted to share with our blog readers that I had an incredible opportunity, along with my colleagues, to attend the Annual ALA (American Library Association) conference, this past June in Washington, D.C.  Here are some of the highlights I thoroughly enjoyed and experienced. Attendance The conference was held at the Walter E. Washington Read More…