The Gig Harbor Garden Tour Foundation sponsors a yearly, ticketed, self-guided garden tour in June where select residents in the Gig Harbor/Key Pen area open their gardens to visitors. Complimenting these gardens are artists selling their artwork. The proceeds from this event go towards local literacy programs in elementary schools and other organizations.
Formerly known by locals as Mr. B's Bookery, in 2013 this bookstore became The Kingston Bookery! They have an ever-changing collection of books - fiction, History, SciFi, Cookbooks, Classics, Romance and sometimes a stack of old comics next the cash register!
Kitsap Regional Library inspires our community to dream more, learn more, do more and be more. They serve our County's 258,000 residents through nine community library locations, online access to library materials and services, and mobile services to individuals with significant barriers to using their Library location. The Library has more than 400,000 physical items in its collection and they offer access to a wide variety of downloadable e-books, audiobooks and music and access to dozens of digital research tools.
Locally owned Independent book store that carries mostly new books but has a small inventory of used books along with specialty sections on Scandinavian culture and Boating. They have books in most fields of interest and they coordinate with local businesses and writers on book readings and meet-the-author events!
Tracyton Community Library is an independent, community library run by a dedicated group of volunteers and supported only by book sales and fund raising events. They are open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Writers Studio offers classes, inspiration, and community for writers of all skill levels. Whether you are beginning a writing journey, mastering the craft of writing or learning the business in order to become a published author, the Writers Studio is here for you.