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2023 News Releases

Dec. 18, 2023 – Pierce County Library System closed Monday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s Day

Dec. 12, 2023 – Pierce County Library System adds free digital comics, graphic novels and manga

Dec. 11, 2023 – The Pierce County Library System closed Dec. 24-25 for Christmas

Dec. 7, 2023 – Pierce County Library System Board of Trustees holds second hearing for 2024 budget

Nov. 14, 2023 – Pierce County Library System closed Nov. 23-24 for Thanksgiving

Nov. 1, 2023 – Pierce County Library System Board holds first public hearing for 2024 budget

Oct. 27, 2023 – Pierce County Library System closed Saturday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day

Oct. 4, 2023 – Pierce County Library Board to address budget, work plan and other issues

Sept. 13, 2023 – Pierce County Library Board of Trustees hold study session for budget planning

Sept. 7, 2023 – Pierce County Library Board to learn about Open Public Meetings Act

Sept. 5, 2023 – Set students up for success with help from the Pierce County Library System

Aug. 21, 2023 – Pierce County Library System closed Monday, Sept. 4, Labor Day

July 31, 2023 – Pierce County Library Board to learn about First Amendment in virtual spaces

July 5, 2023 – Pierce County Library Board to discuss bylaws and other topics at July meeting

June 20, 2023 – Pierce County Library System closed Tuesday, July 4, Independence Day

June 14, 2023 – Learn more about a new Sumner Pierce County Library at open houses

June 9, 2023 – Congratulations to talented Pierce County Library card design contest winners

June 8, 2023 – Pierce County Library Board to review board policies and discuss other topics

June 6, 2023 – Pierce County Library System closed Monday, June 19, Juneteenth

June 5, 2023 – Pierce County Library Board study session about the First Amendment in libraries

June 2, 2023 – Calling “for or “against” committee members for Sumner Library ballot measure

June 1, 2023 – All together now for Summer Reading at the Pierce County Library System

May 17, 2023 – Voting begins for next Pierce County Library card designed by kids and teens

May 11, 2023 – Congratulations to Pierce County’s talented teen artists, writers and photographers

May 3, 2023 – Pierce County Library Board of Trustees to learn about library policies and more

April 21, 2023 – Calling “for” or “against” committee members for Sumner Library ballot measure

April 13, 2023 – Read with Daffodil Princesses at Pierce County Libraries

April 4, 2023 – Pierce County Library Board to discuss removing fines and other topics

April 3, 2023 – Calling creative kids to design next Pierce County Library System card

March 21, 2023 – New Sumner Pierce County Library headed for August primary election

March 1, 2023 – Library Board to discuss Sumner Library and other topics

Feb. 15, 2023 – Councilmember Hitchen hosts event about Lakewood Library

Feb. 13, 2023 – Humane Society, Pierce County Library create kinder pet world

Feb. 7, 2023 – Library Board and City Council discuss Sumner Pierce County Library

Feb. 6, 2023 – Pierce County Library Board to discuss work plan and other topics

Jan. 23, 2023 – Create, publish and win prizes in the Pierce County Library’s teen contest

Jan. 5, 2023 – Pierce County Library Board to discuss Sumner Library at monthly meeting

Jan. 3, 2023 – What does the community want for their new Sumner Pierce County Library?

2022 News Releases

Dec. 7, 2022 – Pierce County Library System Board to hold final public hearing for 2023 budget

Dec. 5, 2022 – Rescheduled Pierce County Library Board’s study session for Lakewood Libraries

Nov. 28, 2022 – Library System Board holds study session about Lakewood Pierce County Libraries

Nov. 7, 2022 – Pierce County Library System Board to hold first public hearing for 2023 budget

Oct. 31, 2022 – Bonney Lake Pierce County Library closed Nov. 13-27 for building updates

Oct. 21, 2022 – Community advisory committee discusses values for libraries in Lakewood

Oct. 18, 2022 – Lakewood Pierce county Library to serve community in interim location

Oct. 12, 2022 – Pierce County Library System offers Autism-Ready story times

Oct. 6, 2022 – Pierce County Library System Board to proclaim Friends of Libraries Week 

Sept. 30, 2022 – Community advisory committee evaluates cost scenarios for libraries in Lakewood

Sept. 21, 2022 – Pierce County Library Board to hold special meeting regarding Lakewood Library

Sept. 12, 2022 – Pierce County Library System Board to discuss policy updates and other issues

Sept. 7, 2022 – Meet Pierce County Library System Executive Director Gretchen Caserotti

Sept. 2, 2022 – Community advisory committee discusses providing library services in Lakewood

Sept. 1, 2022 – Tools from Pierce County Library offer homework help and more for students

Aug. 4, 2022 – Library Board to discuss Lakewood Library, policies and other issues

Aug. 2, 2022 – How to provide quality library services in Lakewood?

July 28, 2022 – Pierce County Library Board to discuss lease for temporary Lakewood Library

July 8, 2022 – Pierce County Library System’s Board to discuss Lakewood Library update and other issues

June 13, 2022 – Pierce County Library System’s art contest shines spotlight on teen talent

Jun 8, 2022 – Read Beyond the Beaten Path with Summer Reading at the Pierce County Library

June 7, 2022 – Pierce County Library System’s Board to discuss 2023 budget and other issues

May 10, 2022 – Pierce County Library’s Board to discuss Lakewood Library and other issues

May 9, 2022 – Lakewood Pierce County Library closing and moving to short-term location

April 20, 2022 – Help plan the future for Lakewood and Tillicum Pierce County Libraries

April 8, 2022 – Pierce County Library’s Board to discuss intellectual freedom and other issues

March 23, 2022 – Pierce County Library Board selects Gretchen Caserottie as executive director

March 7, 2022 – Pierce County Library’s Board of Trustees reviews audit updates and other issues

March 4, 2022 – Learn more about and meet the Pierce County Library executive director finalists

Feb. 22, 2022 – Meet the Pierce County Library System executive director finalists

Feb. 3, 2022 – Pierce County Library Board discusses eliminating fines and fees and other issues

Feb. 2, 2022 – Local leader appointed to the Pierce County Library System’s Board of Trustees

Feb. 1. 2022 – Get the skills to get a new job with services from the Pierce County Library System

Jan. 24, 2022 – Teens called to show creativity in Pierce County Library’s art and writing contest

Jan. 13, 2022 – Pierce County checks out 1.9 million e-books and audiobooks from the Pierce County Library System

Jan. 7, 2022 – Pierce County Library System Board discusses 2022 work plan and other issues