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Pierce County Offers Places to Cool Off

August 13, 2010

Pierce County, WA - Due to the region's anticipated heat, Pierce County libraries and other facilities are inviting people to stop by and cool off. With temperatures expected to exceed 90 degrees this weekend, these air conditioned facilities can be valuable respites from the heat. Citizens are also encouraged to take advantage of cooler air in other public buildings such as movie theaters, malls and other stores.

Everyone is welcome at the cooling centers. The following are the locations and times the facilities will be open. (Please note, no food or beverages will be provided).

In addition, all Lowe's and Petco locations, and the VCA Pacific Animal Hospital at 10234 Pacific Ave. S. in Tacoma, allow people and their pets to come in and get out of the heat. Pets need to be on a leash or in a crate and owners must provide water if they plan on being in the store for long periods of time.

Pierce County Library Locations

Address

Fri.

Sat.

Sun.

Bonney Lake Library

18501 90th St. E.

10a-6p

10a-5p

1p-5p

Buckley Library

123 S. River Ave.

11a-6p

11a-5p

closed

DuPont Library

154 Wilmington Drive

11a-6p

11a-5p

closed

Eatonville Library

205 Center St. W.

11a-6p

11a-5p

Closed

Graham Library

9202 224th St. E.

10a-6p

10a-5p

1p-5p

Key Center Library

8905 Key Peninsula N.

11a-6p

11a-5p

closed

Lakewood Library

6300 Wildaire Rd. S.W.

10a-6p

10a-5p

1p-5p

Milton Library

1000 Laurel

11a-6p

11a-5p

closed

Orting Library

202 Washington Ave. S.

   11a-6p

11a-5p

Closed

Parkland/Spanaway

13718 Pacific Ave. S.

10a-6p

10a-5p

1p-5p

Peninsula Library

4424 Point Fosdick Drive N.W.

10a-6p

10a-5p

1p-5p

South Hill Library

15420 Meridian E.

10a-6p

10a-5p

1p-5p

Steilacoom Library

2950 Steilacoom Blvd.

11a-6p

11a-5p

closed

Summit Library

5107 112th St. E.

10a-6p

10a-5p

1p-5p

Sumner Library

1116 Fryar Ave.

10a-6p

10a-5p

1p-5p

Tillicum Library

14916 Washington Ave. S.W.

11a-5p

11a-5p

Closed

University Place Library

7315 27th St. W.

10a-6p

10a-5p

1-5p

 

 

Other Facilities

Address

Hours

Sprinker Recreation Center                                
(upstairs viewing area above ice rink)

14824 S. C St., Spanaway/Parkland area

8 am-10 pm daily

South Hill Mall

3500 S. Meridian in Puyallup

10 am-9 pm Sat.
10 am ? 6 pm Sun.

Anderson Island Fire Department

12207 Lake Josephine Blvd.

8 am-4 pm daily
Will stay open late upon request

City of Buckley Youth Center

251 S. River Ave.

 11 am-5 pm Sat.
Closed Sunday

Chapel Hill Church

770 Skansie Ave. Gig Harbor

9 am-5 pm Sat. and Sun.

Sumner Library

1116 Fryar Ave.

10 am- 5 pm  Sat.
1 pm -5 pm Sun.

 

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