You can still be counted!

  The library wants to remind you to fill out your census form before September 30, 2020! The UW Tacoma Center for Applied Urban Research and the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation determined that a 10% undercount in Pierce county would result in $750,000 less in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding. It also informs transportation and Read More…

Going Public: Opening Scholarship to All

Join us for Going Public: Opening Scholarship to All on March 26th from 9am – 12pm, a fully-online symposium about equity in the production of and access to scholarship.  Being public is one of the core tenets of the University of Washington. Open scholarship and going public with our research means engaging the broader community Read More…

“That’s What She Said”: New Display in TLB Highlights Voices & Experiences of Womxn

“When feminism does not explicitly oppose racism, and when anti-racism does not incorporate opposition to patriarchy, race and gender politics often end up being antagonistic to each other, and both interests lose.” – Kimberle Williams Crenshaw The UW Tacoma Library is excited to announce its new display, “That’s What She Said: Highlighting Marginalized Intersectional Experiences Read More…

Impressions from the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting (2019)

So.Many.Books. So.Many.People. From January 25th-January 29th, 2019, the American Library Association (ALA) held its annual Midwinter Meeting in Seattle. Across multiple hotels and conference centers, downtown Seattle saw an influx of library workers from public, school, and academic libraries and of vendors promoting books, services, mobile apps, and products, and authors: so.many.authors! There is no Read More…