Library Blog

New Book Set: Food History Almanac

Thursday, April 17, 2014

We have added a new 2 volume set on "over 1,300 years of world culinary history, culture and social influence" to the RTC collection. The Food History Almanac covers Food Business, Food & War, Discoveries and Inventions, Food Firsts, and much more.

Follow RTC Library On Twitter

Monday, April 14, 2014

RTC Library tweets a selection of its new books and DVDS at before we shelve them.

Spring Break 2014 Library Hours

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The last day of the quarter is March 27, and the library will have special Spring Break hours.

New book: To the Bone

Friday, March 21, 2014

This is not so much a cookbook - although there are 37 pages of recipes - as it is a book about food as art. Paul Liebrandt, one of the world's leading cooks talks about becoming a chef and developing his craft.

New Database: Statistical Abstract of the United States!

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Want to find out how many males aged 20-24 there were in the US in 2012? Or what the total reported receipts were for restaurants in 2010? Or how big the US population is estimated to be in 2060?

Catalog Maintenance in March, 2014

Monday, March 3, 2014

The RTC Library catalog may be unavailable for short periods of time this Saturday night, from 8PM, to Sunday morning, 4AM, for maintenance on the server.

Microsoft IT Academy at RTC Library

Monday, March 3, 2014

Did you know that you, as a citizen of Washington State or a student at RTC Library, can upgrade your computer skills taking absolutely free classes? Drop by the library today and ask for more information about the Microsoft IT Academy.

View US History In Famous Paintings and Other Works of Art

Monday, February 24, 2014

The Google Cultural Institute offers a view of US history through paintings. See Benjamin Franklin drawing electricity from the sky, or flappers dancing in 1920's Harlem or cotton pickers, or hot springs in Yellowstone in 1872, and much more in America: Painting a Nation.

RTC Library Will Be Closed for Presidents' Day

Thursday, February 13, 2014

We will be closed for February's best holiday. Not Valentine's Day - Presidents' Day!

European Mysteries

Friday, February 7, 2014

RTC Library doesn't buy fiction, but sometimes wonderful people donate it to us.