In-building services are now available at select Pierce County Libraries! Learn more.
Masks required in library buildings (5 and older). Following Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department’s directive and the State of Washington’s order, the Pierce County Library System requires the public and staff, regardless of vaccination, to wear masks to avoid the spread of COVID-19.
Children ages 2-4 are strongly encouraged to wear a mask per the Department of Health.
Also, per public health directives, masks are required outdoors where physical distancing isn’t possible.
If the status of the hold is Held, then your item is ready for pickup at the location listed. You can schedule your pickup for this item but your other requested items may not be ready for pickup yet.
If the status is Shipped, then your item is on the way to the location listed and should arrive within a few days.
If the status is Pending, that means there is a copy available at one of our locations, but not necessarily the pickup location. The item is in the process of being located on the shelves in order to be sent to fulfill your hold.
If the status is Active, that means there is not currently a copy available to fulfill your hold.
Library items can be borrowed for 4 weeks. Click here to view more details about checking out materials.
All library items must be returned to the book drop. These are located on the side of the building. From that point, items will be placed in quarantine. Please make sure to wear a mask while on library property.
All overdue fees have been suspended for the time being. Keep in mind that lost and/or damaged items may incur replacement fees.
Please return the item to the library and staff will be in touch shortly after if fees need to be assessed.
Tel: 253-548-3300 Fax: 253-537-4600 Washington Relay TTY: 711
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