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 »

Scottish Night with Peter Deneen

Nov 10th, 6:30pm at Kingsley

The Kingsley Friends of the Library cordially invite students, families, and individuals to Scottish Night with special guest, bagpiper Peter Deneen. Authentic Scottish refreshments will be on hand to round out this lovely evening of music... 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 »

Tot Time

Nov 11th, 10:30am at Fife Lake

Looking for fun activities to do with your young children? Tot Time is a great way to get your children out and interacting with other kids, get them moving with fun games and activities, and develop their love of reading. ... 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 »

Listen, Make & Take: Made in Michigan

Nov 12th, 10:00am at Woodmere

Family-friendly story times feature a different theme and craft each week. The theme is "Made in Michigan". ... read more »

Traverse City Children's Book Festival

Nov 12th, 10:00am at Woodmere

Join us at the City Opera House to celebrate everything fun about reading and being a child. We’ll have fun book-oriented crafts among all of the great activities. For more information, please visit . ... read more »

An Afternoon at the Opera

Nov 12th, 11:00am at Woodmere

Have you read the National Writer's Series Community Reads Selection for this year, Sing for your Life by Daniel Bergner? It is a beautiful and triumphant story of a young man's journey from violence and despair to one of the world's most elite... read more »

Children's Grief Awareness Day

Nov 14th, 11:00am at Woodmere

Parents are invited an informational discussion to learn about children's grief. 1 in 7 children will experience the death of a parent or sibling before the age of 20. When and how should we talk to children about death? How do grieving children... read more »

Young Writers

Nov 14th, 4:00pm at Woodmere

Join us for an afternoon of writing and talking about writing, as we celebrate National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo, for short). We'll play writing games, work on developing characters, and may even write a group story. No writing experience... read more »