Library Seeks to Raise Awareness of Child Abuse Prevention Through Special Storytime

Posted by Kristen on Mar 27th 2015, 1:05pm.
March 30, 2015 (Traverse City, Mich.;) The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) will team up with the Traverse Bay Children’s Advocacy Center (TBCAC) to host a special “My Body Belongs to Me” storytime ​on Monday, April 20 at 11 a.m. at the Main Library located at 610 Woodmere Avenue in Traverse City.   This storytime for preschoolers... read more »

Celebrate National Library Week with Friends!

Posted by Kristen on Mar 27th 2015, 12:46pm.
In celebration of National Library Week (April 12-18) the Friends of the Traverse Area District Library are excited to extend a public invitation to join them for two special events in April. On Friday, April 17 the Filling Station will host the Friends and generously donate $1 from all pints and 20% of all specialty pizza sales from 5 p.m. - Midnight... read more »

Kingsley Branch Hosts 5th Annual Art Attack Exhibt

Posted by Kristen on Mar 17th 2015, 12:06pm.
The Kingsley Branch of the Traverse Area District Library is pleased to once again host this year's annual Art Attack Exhibit. Presented by the Kingsley Friends of the Library, this free exhibit open to the public features the artwork and writing talents of local Kingsley Area School students. Guests will enjoy viewing all-new and amazing objects of... read more »

18th Annual Poets' Night Out

Posted by Kristen on Mar 16th 2015, 2:14pm.
Celebrate National Poetry Month with your community and local library by attending the 18th Annual Poet's Night Out event on Sunday, April 26 at the Traverse City Opera House. The show begins at 7 p.m. and admission is free.   Coinciding with National Poetry Month, this year's poetry contest and reading event will showcase 25 area poets... read more »

Library Welcomes Local Backpacker and Adventurer Jan Ealy

Posted by Kristen on Mar 12th 2015, 1:58pm.
The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) is excited to welcome local backpacker and adventurer Jan Ealy to the Main Library on Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m. Ealy, who has experienced the Pacific Crest Trail firsthand, will share his journey through conversation and a slideshow of his adventures. You may be familiar with the popular Cherl Strayed book,... read more »

Gail Parsons Named Director of the Traverse Area District Library System

Posted by Kristen on Feb 26th 2015, 2:14pm.
February 26, 2015 (Traverse City, Mich.;) The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Gail Parsons to serve as Director of the district library system effective immediately.    Parsons had served as the district library’s interim director since May 2014, during the former, now retired, library... read more »

Free, online, investor focused event presented by Morningstar, a library provided resource.

Posted by Kristen on Feb 25th 2015, 3:50pm.
Your Traverse Area District Library provides access to a variety of online databases to assist you in starting your new business or to improve your existing business. Find tools to develop business savvy skills, research your market and competition, draft legal forms, and take your business to the next level. Featured among this collection... read more »

Library Teams up with the Pathfinder School to Host Second Annual PJ Drive

Posted by Kristen on Feb 25th 2015, 12:59pm.
The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) is teaming up with the Pathfinder School to host its second annual pajama drive March 1-14. Area residents are asked to donate new, with tags, pajamas ranging in size from newborn to teen. Pajamas are being collected in the Youth Services Department at the Main Library located at 610 Woodmere Ave., Traverse... read more »

Friends of TADL Seeking Applicants to Serve on Board

Posted by Kristen on Feb 24th 2015, 4:35pm.
The Friends of the Traverse Area District Library (TADL) is seeking individuals interested in serving on its board of directors. Those who are interested must be a member of the Friends. A Member term is for two years and involves participating in the Friends’ fundraising activities in support of the Traverse Area District Library.    The... read more »

Book Launch and Reading Featuring Local Poet Terry Wooten

Posted by Kristen on Feb 16th 2015, 3:58pm.
The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) is pleased to host the long awaited book launch for the much acclaimed, "The Stone Circle Poems" at the Main Library on March 11 at 7 p.m. This poetry book covers four and a half decades of local poet Terry Wooten's work from 1971 through some of the best Elders Poems from the Elders Project that won the State... read more »