- Join us to celebrate International Women’s Day & The World Through Abby’s Eyes Exhibit! (March 8, 2-4pm, Tahoma Room)
- The World Through Abby’s Eyes exhibit, January 8, 2024 – April 30, 2024, Collins Library
- Banned Books Week 2023
- Dreams: An International Juried Artists’ Book Exhibition
- Collins Library Links: A New Chapter for the Library!
Category Archives: Recommended Reading
Did you know you are eligible for a Tacoma Public Library (TPL) card? TPL has amazing resources and programs that include streaming media & audio, electronic books and so much more that complement the resources of Collins Library. Check out the TPL website: … Continue reading
Did you know that the Collins Library supports the publication of online journals through Sound Ideas, our institutional repository? We sponsor a number of journals that focus on Puget Sound research, teaching, and learning. For example, The Commons, is an … Continue reading
Founded by Harriet Monroe in 1912, Poetry is one of the leading monthly poetry journals in the English-speaking world. It is known for being the first to publish T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” as well as … Continue reading
New to Tacoma? Learn about our city by viewing these great resources published by the Tacoma Historical Society!
Speaking Out About Dreams That Matter This two-part presentation highlights some of the people who have fought for civil rights and social justice from throughout Tacoma’s history. The presentation supplements previous research with new interviews with several leaders that we’ve … Continue reading
Learn about How Search Engines Reinforce Racism and Bias. This is important to reflect upon as you Loggers start classes. Collins Library has “Algorithms of Oppression” by Safiya Noble as an ebook with an unlimited user license. Great time to … Continue reading
It is that time of year when stores fill to the brim with frilly cards and everyone swarms to find the perfect gift for their sweetheart. That’s right, I’m talking about Valentine’s Day! According to The Romance of Greeting Cards, … Continue reading
Check out the collections of images in the ARTstor Digital Library. Some of the excellent resources on the African American experience are documented by photographs, paintings, illustrations, cultural objects, sculpture, and prints from museums, archives, and private collections. To commemorate … Continue reading
Please join us in celebrating the opening of the Smithsonian’s newest museum: A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture poster set. A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American … Continue reading
Learn more about resources to support the KNOW initiative. Courses in Knowledge, Identity and Power provide a distinct site for students to develop their understanding of the dynamics and consequences of power differentials, inequalities and divisions among social groups, and … Continue reading