The Pierce County Library System Board of Trustees will meet from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Aug. 12 at the library’s administrative center, 3005 112th St. E., in Tacoma. The meeting is open to the public. Download the full board packet.
- Review of 2015 Midyear Budget, 2015 Midyear Capital Improvement Plan and 2016 Budget process and calendar.
- Deputy Director hiring update: The hiring pool has been narrowed to four semifinalists, with an offer expected by the end of August.
- Digital Literacy Grant: The grant provides $7,500 to the Microsoft IT Academy Open Lab project at JBLM and Rally Point/6, extending these services into 2016. The service provides free Microsoft Certification to transitioning and active duty soldiers, veterans and family members. By the end of July 2015, the Microsoft IT Academy Open Lab had enrolled 434 soldiers, veterans and family members, and 179 participants have been certified.
About Pierce County Library System
Established in 1946, Pierce County Library System includes unincorporated Pierce County and 15 annexed cities and towns. Pierce County Library serves more than 563,000 people through 19 branches as well as online services. The system is the fourth largest in the state and lends more than 6.9 million items each year. The library is an independent taxing district reporting to a Board of Trustees. Local taxpayers fund 96 percent of the library’s revenues through property taxes. In 2013, Pierce County Library earned the coveted National Medal for Museum and Library Service award.