Tacoma Historical Society: Presentation explores historic Tacoma Public Library

The Tacoma Historical Society (THS) will explore the history of the Tacoma Public Library during its member meeting in October.

The Tacoma Historical Society (THS) will explore the history of the Tacoma Public Library during its member meeting in October.

According to THS officials, the Tacoma Public Library main branch in downtown Tacoma was dedicated on June 4, 1903, and is the oldest Carnegie Library in Washington State. The branch, located at 1102 Tacoma Ave. S., includes the Northwest Room, which features photographs, newspapers, rare books, and other materials about Tacoma and the Pacific Northwest, and the Murray and Rosa Morgan Room, which features the late historian’s personal research library.

Brian Kamens, supervisor of the Tacoma Public Library’s Northwest Room, will present Tacoma Public Library – From its beginnings to today during THS‘s member meeting on Mon., Oct. 12, at 7 p.m., at the University of Puget Sound (Murray Board Room / Wheelock Student Center), located at 1500 N. Warner St., in Tacoma.

More information is available online here.

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