Indie Authors Visiting TADL This October

Posted by Matt on Oct 11th 2016, 5:12pm.
Have you ever wanted to ask an author a question about writing a book? Curious about what options exist for authors to be published? Well, you're in luck! Traverse Area District Library has some great authors coming to the Main Library, East Bay Branch Library, and Peninsula Community Library, in October. Click on the links below to learn more about... read more »

No Tricks, Just Treats. Halloween Events with TADL

Posted by Matt on Oct 11th 2016, 4:51pm.
It's October! In a few short weeks, we know that ghouls and goblins, superheroes and princesses, and all types of costumed children will be in search of "BOO...ks" and candy. Here's a list of some great Halloween themed events happening at many of the Traverse Area District Library locations! #1. Lord of the Gourd is back! Two chances to see Patrick... read more »

Join the Kingsley Friends of the Library for Scottish Night with Peter Deneen

Posted by Matt on Oct 11th 2016, 3:18pm.
The Kingsley Friends of the Library cordially invite students, families, and individuals to Scottish Night with special guest, bagpiper Peter Deneen, on November 10 at 6:30 p.m. Authentic Scottish refreshments will be on hand to round out this lovely evening of music and food, highland style. This will be Mr. Deneen's third appearance at the Kingsley... read more »

How You and Your Child Can Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten!

Posted by Matt on Oct 11th 2016, 2:29pm.
Reading out loud to your preschool-aged child is one of the most satisfying experiences you can have with them. Did you know that this same experience is the most important predictor of school success for your child?   As part of our commitment to early literacy in Grand Traverse County, the Traverse Area District Library (TADL) invites you to... read more »

University of Michigan Football History

Posted by Matt on Oct 11th 2016, 11:31am.
Notice: Due to circumstances beyond our control, this program has been cancelled. Our presenter from the Michigan History Project has notified us that his father suddenly passed away. Please join us in sending your thoughts and prayers to Alan and his family at this time. If and when we are able to reschedule, we will share that information accordingly.... read more »

Barbara Kennison Shares Her "Artistic Expression" with Exhibit at TADL Main Library

Posted by Matt on Sep 23rd 2016, 9:45am.
"Artistic Expression" Announcing Barbara Kennison's art exhibit at the Traverse Area District Library's Main Library (610 Woodmere Avenue, Traverse City, MI 49686) in the McGuire Community Room. The exhibit is currently on display through November 18, 2016, and includes abstract paintings, watercolors, and pen & ink drawings. You are welcome... read more »

Celebrate Batman Day at TADL Main Library

Posted by Matt on Sep 15th 2016, 12:00pm.
The Caped Crusader. The Dark Knight. It’s Batman Day at TADL! Join TADL on Saturday, September 17, for a day of fun for the whole family as we celebrate the 77th anniversary of Batman, the world’s most popular superhero, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. In our Youth Services department, stop by our Listen, Make, and Take program at 10:00 a.m. for... read more »

Celebrating the 2016 Summer Reading Club

Posted by Matt on Aug 12th 2016, 3:45pm.
More than 300 people of all ages attended Traverse Area District Library's district-wide Summer Reading Club Finale Party in Traverse City's Hull Park on Monday, August 1, 2016. The event celebrated the conclusion of the Summer Reading Club program that started on June 20 and encouraged readers of all ages to "Get in the Game(and)...READ!" Family members... read more »

Front Street Foundation and Traverse Area District Library Partner to Promote Financial Literacy.

Posted by Matt on Aug 12th 2016, 2:22pm.
Front Street Foundation and Traverse Area District Library Partner to Promote Financial Literacy with Money Series. Traverse Area District Library (TADL) seeks to promote literacy of all types, including financial literacy. That's why TADL is partnering with the Front Street Foundation, a Traverse City-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization... read more »

2nd Annual Family Astronomy Night at Kingsley Branch Library

Posted by Matt on Aug 9th 2016, 10:20am.
The Kingsley Friends of the Library invite you to attend our 2nd annual Family Astronomy Night on August 20, at Kingsley Branch Library. The Grand Traverse Astronomical Society (GTAS) will share the presentation “Exploring Summer Skies” from 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Following the presentation, until 11:00 p.m., GTAS members will provide a... read more »