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 »

Live Celtic Music at the East Bay Branch

Posted by Kristen on Feb 11th 2015, 1:22pm.
On Saturday, March 14 at 1:30 p.m., the East Bay Branch of the Traverse Area District Library will welcome Doc Probes and Dean Conners to perform and celebrate an afternoon of traditional Irish tunes - singing songs and playing Irish instrumental jigs and reels. Doc plays guitar, Anglo concertina, mandolin, whistle and bouzouki. Dean plays guitar and... read more »

Kingsley Branch Celebrates Annual March Reading Month

Posted by Kristen on Feb 11th 2015, 1:06pm.
The Kingsley Branch of the Traverse Area District Library will celebrate their annual March Reading Month with fun reading promotions and prizes. This year’s theme; “Reading is Sweet” will have the library decked out in sweets and treats. The Kingsley Branch will collaborate with the Kingsley Elementary School and bring two back-to-back programs... read more »

Valentine's Soup Cook-Off

Posted by Julie on Feb 2nd 2015, 1:49pm.
The Friends of the Library along with GTCOA will be sponsoring a soup cook-off on Wednesday, February 11 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm.  Everyone is invited to enter their favorite soup or stop in to judge.   Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.  Help us decide the best "loved" soup in Fife Lake!  $3.00 suggested donation.  Contact the... read more »

Dominic Forturna !

Posted by Julie on Feb 2nd 2015, 1:42pm.
Everyone is welcome to join us on Wedensday, February 4 as the Fife Lake Library in collaboration with GTCOA present local Broadway performer, Dominic Fortuna.    Dominic will be performing following the senior luncheon at 12:00pm.  Coffee hour at 11:00am, lunch at 12:00pm and Dominic at 12:45pm.  RSVP needed for lunch only.  $3.00... read more »

TADL Welcomes Back Traverse Area Camera Club Annual Photography Exhibit to Woodmere

Posted by Kristen on Jan 27th 2015, 8:17am.
The Traverse Area District Library is pleased to welcome back the Traverse Area Camera Club to the Main (Woodmere) Library for their annual photography exhibition. The exhibit will feature artwork from Club members as well as images from area students in 9th through 12th grade from Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska and Wexford... read more »