Teen Sages

Nov 9th, 5:30pm at Woodmere

The Teen Sages is the teen volunteer group at the Traverse Area District Library’s Woodmere location. The Teen Sages assist in planning programs, make suggestions to improve library service to teens, and help out with various library programs.... read more »

Local Author, Bill Smith: Writing as a Second Career

Nov 9th, 6:30pm at Woodmere

Bill Smith is a local storyteller, author, yoga instructor and avid bird watcher. His children's books about chickadees are among many children's favorites. Keep looking for his new picture book with illustrator Glenn Wolff that will be available... read more »

Mother Goose on the Loose

Nov 10th, 9:30am at Woodmere

Mother Goose on the Loose is based on the award-winning early-literacy program designed for children from 12 months to 24 months, along with their parents or caregivers. This program is geared specifically towards the young child and engages... read more »


Nov 10th, 11:00am at Woodmere

“Wigglers” programs are designed for PreSchoolers and offer stories, songs, rhymes and feature a guest appearance by everyone’s favorite storytime bear, Brown Sugar. ... read more »

Teen Writing Group

Nov 10th, 4:00pm at Woodmere

Get together with other teen authors to discuss creative writing. If you are into: creating original stories, fan fiction, poetry, expanding your editing skills…this is the group for you! The Teen Writing Group is led by an experienced teen... read more »

Tween Scene

Nov 10th, 4:00pm at Woodmere

Pre-teen youth(ages 9-12) are invited to hang-out and plan future programs together. New friends are welcome; children 10 and under must have a caregiver in the library. ... read more »

Bill O. Smith, author appearance

Nov 11th, 9:00am at Woodmere

Join Bill O. Smith, author of the Chickadees at Night and The Chickadee Spirit picture books, for a special Veterans Day appearance at the Main Library to celebrate his new book, 4 a.m. December 25, "a sparkling moment, a twinkle in time when... read more »

Storybag Stories

Nov 11th, 11:00am at Woodmere

A surprise theme will be drawn each week from the magical storytime bag for stories, rhymes and a craft at this family friendly storytime. ... read more »

NaNoWriMo Write-In

Nov 11th, 12:00pm at Woodmere

Need a quiet place to write during NaNoWriMo? We have just the spot for you! Join us every Monday 9am-1pm, Wednesday 5pm-9pm and Fridays 12pm-4pm during November in the Thirlby Room to write, plot, pontificate and get it done. Whether it... read more »

Traverse City Children's Book Festival

Nov 12th, 10:00am at Woodmere

Join Traverse Area District Library for the festival at the City Opera House, 10am-2pm. Crafts, stories, authors & more! ... read more »