Collins Memorial Library

"Food for Fines" February 15 - 28, 2016!

This spring, Collins Memorial Library and the Pierce County AIDS Foundation are co-sponsoring Food for Fines. Pay off your library fines with food instead of cash, February 15th-February 28th. Donate to a worthy cause AND clean up your library debt at the same time.  READ MORE...

Collins Unbound Blog

Popular Reading Collection: Yann Martel’s The High Mountains of Portugal

In The High Mountains of Portugal, Martel takes readers on a century long story that is part quest, part ghost story, and part contemporary fable.  READ MORE...

African American Artists Collection Highlights

View nearly 400 works by African-American artists including works on paper, sculpture, ranging from still-life painting to modern and contemporary pieces.  READ MORE...

Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture Exhibit, February 8, 2016 to March 14, 2016

The title: "Surviving and Thriving" comes from a book written in 1987 by and for people with AIDS that insisted people could live with AIDS, not just die from it. This exhibition presents their stories and more.  READ MORE...