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The library building may be closed, but we still have many resources and activities for our patrons.  This page will change weekly and provide links to our videos, ebooks, online book group meetings, storytime and more!  We will showcase new material every week.

Did you know that our email (puylib@puyallupwa.gov) and phone (253.841.5454) reference services are still available?  Staff members are available Monday-Saturday 10 am - 5pm to answer your questions.

October 8, 2020 - October 23, 2020

New Fall 2020 Sing-a-Song Storytime
Sessions are pre-recorded.  Watch anytime!

October 8, 2020

Ms. Carol and Ms. Debi sing songs and move around to the accompaniment of the piano. We also take time to listen to the book Wrapping Paper Romp by Patricia Hubbell, illustrated by Jennifer Plecas.  Singing and dancing along are highly encouraged! Recommended for caregivers to share with children 1-6 years old.   

Wrapping Paper Romp is read with permission of HarperCollins Publishers.

Move to Learn
October 13, 2020

Learn fun strategies to incorporate early math concepts into everyday activities you can do at home. In this second video, Children's Librarian Ms. Carol will show you how to move around with your little ones while learning about weights and measure. An interactive time for 1-6 year olds and their parents or caregivers.  Move to Learn was developed by Project Child Success partners, and funded by Boeing.  

October 15, 2020
Sing-a-Song Storytime

Ms. Carol and Ms. Debi sing songs and move around to the accompaniment of the piano. We also take time to listen to the book Smashy Town by Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha, illustrated by Dan Yaccarino.  Singing and dancing along are highly encouraged!  Recommended for caregivers to share with children 1-6 years old.   Smashy Town is read with permission of HarperCollins Publishers.

New Fall 2020 Preschool Power Storytime Weekly Zoom Readings

October 16, 2020
Fridays at 10:00 am 

Join Miss Bonnie for stories, songs, fingerplays and more.  The library building is closed, but we can meet online!  Reading, rhyming, singing, and talking inspire literacy and language development, the foundations of learning. Storytime is structured to help show parents and caregivers how they can help their child interact with books and develop early literacy skills, too!   Especially for ages 3 to 5.    Please register for the Zoom meetings to attend.

Virtual Book Club Selection: The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
Monday, October 19, 2020 at 9 am

Book Club will meet on Monday, 10/19 at 9:00 am.  We will finish our discussion of Barbara Kingsolver's first novel "The Bean Trees". We will also be selecting our next read.  Please see the Read With Us page for a list of new title options . Please register via Zoom to attend.

October 20, 2020
Move to Learn

Learn fun strategies to incorporate early math concepts into everyday activities you can do at home. In this third video, Children's Librarian Ms. Carol will show you how to move around with your little ones while learning about numbers and quantities. An interactive time for 1-6 year olds and their parents or caregivers.  Move to Learn was developed by Project Child Success partners, and funded by Boeing.    

Humanities Washington:  Civil Conversations in an Angry Age
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6pm

Join us  as we partner with Humanities Washington to bring you “Civil Conversation in an Angry Age”, presented by David Smith. Smith will explore how to have meaningful conversations about controversial topics and provide the tools needed to have more thoughtful conversations. To join the discussion group, please register via Zoom.

Book Character Pumpkins
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:30 pm

Decorate Book Character Pumpkins! Use real pumpkins, or if you want your creation to last longer, the foam ones are great. You could even use a balloon!   No carving needed- and no goopy mess! Pumpkins can be painted or colored with markers. Acrylic paints or permanent markers work best. Yarn, construction paper, pipe cleaners, cloth, wigs, etc. may be used to decorate, too. For ages  4 and up. To register and get access to the event, please register on Zoom.

Machine generated alternative text: Book Tuesday, October 20th from 3:30pm to 4:30pm Character Pumpkins Ages 4+ Decorate Book Character Pumpkins! use real pumpkins, foam pumpkins, or even a balloon no carving needed! Pumpkins can be painted or colored with markers, and you can use yarn, construction paper, pipe cleaners, cloth, wigs, etc. to decorate, too.


On November 3rd, let your voice be heard.  VOTE!

Don't miss your opportunity to participate in the election.  If you are unsure of your registration status, need to update your information or are a first time registrant in Pierce County, there are 3 ways to contact the Pierce County Elections office and ensure your vote is counted.

  1. Register online at VoteWa.gov
  2. Call 253.798.8683 to request a registration form be mailed to you
  3. Visit the Pierce County Elections Center at 2501 S. 35th Street in Tacoma

Online and mail-in requests must be received by October 26, 2020.