Winners Announced: For The Spell Of It, A Spelling Bee All.Grown.Up

Posted by Betsy on May 18th 2016, 12:11pm.
Thank you to all of our participants and spectators at our Spelling Bee! It was a wonderful time and we look forward to next year.  And now...THE WINNERS! First place was earned by The Hard Scrabblers whose team consisted of Cheri, Stephanie and Sharon who held tough until the end of Round 18, and correctly spelled the winning word: SYCOPHANCY. Second... read more »

Senior Luncheon - Senior Expo

Posted by Julie on May 12th 2016, 11:44am.
Fife Lake Senior Luncheon Group! You are invited to attend the Senior Expo on Wednesday, May 18th at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center. The Senior Expo is an event with over 100 vendors providing valuable information and services to seniors. There will be entertainment and a lunch available. The Senior Center Network will provide transportation... read more »

News from UNDER THE STAIRS Gift Shop: May 2016

Posted by Matt on May 5th 2016, 5:03pm.
Come shop UNDER THE STAIRS!  Here’s the complete May news from UNDER THE STAIRS, managed by Friends of the Traverse Area District Library. Spring is here! And that means gardeners are on the move getting their beloved plots groomed, fertilized and growing. So it’s no surprise … the UNDER THE STAIRS gift shop is featuring used... read more »

News from UNDER THE STAIRS Gift Shop: April 2016

Posted by Matt on Apr 13th 2016, 6:47pm.
Come shop UNDER THE STAIRS!  Here’s the complete APRIL news from UNDER THE STAIRS, managed by Friends of the Traverse Area District Library. Spring is in the air. That means the boys of summer are again taking the field to play America’s national pastime. So it’s no surprise … the UNDER THE STAIRS gift shop is featuring... read more »

Financial Literacy and Education Programming During Money Smart Week: April 23 - 30, 2016.

Posted by Matt on Apr 13th 2016, 2:30pm.
Free to attend and free from sales pitches. Spread the word. Bring a friend! Traverse Area District Library, Peninsula Community Library, Fife Lake Public Library, TBA Credit Union, Forrest Area Credit Union, and NMCAA, are collaborating to provide financial literacy and education programming to Grand Traverse County residents. About Money Smart Week:... read more »

TADL: A Participating Sponsor for Battle of the Books

Posted by Matt on Mar 7th 2016, 4:44pm.
It's time for the inaugural Battle of the Books Grand Traverse! The Battle of the Books is a book-based quiz competition for fourth and fifth graders in the Grand Traverse community. Kids read incredible stories together in small teams and then experience heart-pounding moments in competition. Teams of four to six students have been preparing for... read more »

News from UNDER THE STAIRS Gift Shop: March 2016

Posted by Matt on Mar 7th 2016, 2:16pm.
Come shop UNDER THE STAIRS! Here’s the complete March news from UNDER THE STAIRS, managed by Friends of the Traverse Area District Library. It’s not quite spring, but spring is in the air. That means the birds and bees! Okay, it’s too soon for bees. But birds are already singing their songs, so the UNDER THE STAIRS gift shop is featuring books... read more »

Spring Break: Top Ten Ways to Use TADL on Vacation or Staycation

Posted by Matt on Mar 7th 2016, 1:59pm.
Spring Break: Top Ten Ways to Use TADL on Vacation or Staycation The Spring Break season is upon us! While some families like to travel during this time off from school, others stay home and “staycation.” No matter what your plans, or where you are, your Traverse Area District Library (TADL) card gives you access to great resources to enhance... read more »

TADL to Migrate Library Information System on March 12

Posted by Matt on Mar 7th 2016, 1:03pm.
TADL to Migrate Library Information System on March 12 Traverse City, MI (March 4, 2016) - On Saturday, March 12, following the close of regular service hours, Traverse Area District Library (TADL) Information Technology team will be migrating the Integrated Library System (ILS), Evergreen, from servers owned by Equinox, Inc. in Georgia, to TADL-owned... read more »

ArtistWorks for Libraries Offers Online Music and Art Lessons for Residents of TADL Taxing District

Posted by Matt on Mar 7th 2016, 12:42pm.
ArtistWorks for Libraries Offers Online Music and Art Lessons for Residents of TADL Taxing District Traverse Area District Library (TADL) is pleased to introduce a new service called, ArtistWorks for Libraries. ArtistWorks for Libraries provides patrons with world-class instruction, for beginner through advanced students, through self-paced video lessons... read more »