Mom's Night Out

Posted by Julie on May 5th 2015, 1:54pm.
Join us on Thursday, May 7 at 6:30pm for a special presentation of "Mom's Night Out" (pg).  All Moms and their friends are invited for a special evening in celebration of Mother’s Day.  Join us for  appetizers, punch, prizes and a special viewing of the movie “Moms’ Night Out”.  This is a free program that is all about  celebrating... read more »

Friends of TADL Spring Book Sale

Posted by Kristen on Apr 27th 2015, 10:58am.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amy Shamroe, Friends of TADL Publicity Chair,    SECOND ANNUAL ONE-DAY FRIENDS OF TADL SPRING BOOK SALE SATURDAY MAY 2, 9 AM-4 PM (Traverse City) “Every TADL book sale is different.” stated Book Sale Director Bradley Spencer. “New donations give us new latitude in what we can... read more »

Peninsula Community Library Awarded Grant from Old Mission Women's Club

Posted by Kristen on Apr 21st 2015, 3:44pm.
The Peninsula Community Library, a member of the Traverse Area District Library system, was recently awarded a $1,000 grant from the Old Mission Women's Club. The grant will be used to update and expand the library's early literacy collection featuring materials for leveled readers geared toward Pre-Readers, New Readers, Rising Readers, Transitional... read more »

Library Welcomes Award Winning Author and “Master of the Short Story” Stuart Dybek

Posted by Kristen on Apr 20th 2015, 10:06am.
April 23, 2015 (Traverse City, Mich;)  The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) is pleased to welcome award winning author, Stuart Dybek to the Main Library on May 13 at 6:30 p.m. for a reading and Q&A session with the writer.   Dybek is the author of several works of fiction and poetry and considered a master of the short story. His... read more »

Library to Host Kathleen Flinn for Michigan Notable Authors Tour

Posted by Kristen on Apr 15th 2015, 3:43pm.
Traverse Area District Library Invites Book Lovers to 'Read All About It’ with Kathleen Flinn   Traverse Area District Library (TADL) today announced that Kathleen Flinn, author of "Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good," will pay a special visit to the Main Library at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 22 for an evening of first-rate storytelling; book signing... read more »

TADL Partners with; Innovation in Driving Education, Driving Tests Availability for Patrons

Posted by Kristen on Apr 9th 2015, 2:44pm.
Thanks to a partnership with, the Traverse Area District Library is proud to offer free online test prep for students preparing for their MI driving tests! Visit our exclusive website, where you can choose from several different permit tests. No library card number or personal information is needed! This resource is also great for... read more »

Library Welcomes Back Local Photographer Calvin Boulter for Two-Part Exhibit

Posted by Kristen on Apr 9th 2015, 2:13pm.
The Traverse Area District Library is pleased to welcome back local photographer Calvin Boulter to the Main Library as the featured artist on display June through September. He will present a two part exhibit to the public on display in the McGuire Community Room. On display June and July 2015, the exhibit Weddings at Mid-Century will... read more »

East Bay Branch Welcomes Raptor Rehabilitator Rebecca Lessard

Posted by Kristen on Apr 8th 2015, 3:00pm.
The East Bay Branch of the Traverse Area District Library will welcome Raptor Rehabilitator Rebecca Lessard and Wings of Wonder to the library on Saturday, April 11 at 1:30 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to join the library for this fun, informative, and exciting raptor program to learn more about raptors and their habitat. This fre, family... read more »

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 the sales from the night's pizza from 5 p.m.... read more »