The Lord of the Gourd Visits Three TADL Locations in October!

Posted by Matt on Oct 12th 2015, 3:47pm.
Traverse Area District Library welcomes The Lord of the Gourd, Patrick Harrison, visiting three TADL locations this October! Stop by to watch, ask questions or just enjoy the artistry of his amazing gourd and pumpkin carvings. October 22nd - Woodmere Main Library: Atrium, 4:00 -7:00 p.m. October 28th - Kingsley Branch Library, 2:00 - 4:45 p.m. October... read more »

New Programming at Woodmere

Posted by Betsy on Oct 12th 2015, 1:41pm.
Looking for something new?  Please join us at Woodmere for some new and different programming: Tuesday November 3 at 6:30pm Bad Art Night, McGuire Room Come to the library to relax, have good conversation, and make some truly terrible art.  No judging will be done, lots of laughing and good times will be had.  Supplies provided! Wednesday... read more »

World Sight Day: Brown Bag Lunch & Learn plus Free Vision Screenings

Posted by Matt on Oct 1st 2015, 12:18pm.
World Sight Day: Brown Bag Lunch & Learn  Location: Woodmere Main Library, McGuire Room Thursday, October 8 Noon - 1:00 p.m.  Bring a bag lunch and a friend to Woodmere Main Library, for this annual day of awareness held to generate global attention on blindness and vision impairment. World Sight Day focuses on the... read more »

Meet the Author Events at Woodmere Main Library in October 2015

Posted by Matt on Oct 1st 2015, 11:09am.
Upcoming Author Events at Woodmere in October 2015   Location: Woodmere Main Library (McGuire Room) Join us for one or more of these interactive discussions in October, where authors talk about the process of writing, publishing and much more. There is no fee to attend, and most authors will have books available for purchase... read more »

Meet the Author: Beverly W. McBride

Posted by Matt on Sep 23rd 2015, 10:06am.
Beverly McBride is a prolific writer with three published novels out of seven in her planned series One Foot in Two Canoes, focusing on Native American tribal heritage and way of life. During this event she will share with us her creative process, the business side of writing, the marketing aspects, and how to stay motivated. Come join in... read more »

Traverse Area District Library to Begin Work on Roof at Front of Woodmere Main Library.

Posted by Matt on Sep 21st 2015, 5:02pm.
Traverse Area District Library to Begin Work on Roof at Front of Woodmere Main Library.   (Traverse City, MI) September 21, 2015 - It is said that Northern Michigan residents enjoy two seasons; Winter and Winter-is-coming. While area residents enjoy the last days of summer and transition into fall, the Traverse Area District Library (TADL) Board... read more »

Banned Books Week: Celebrate the Freedom to Read

Posted by Matt on Sep 21st 2015, 10:57am.
Stand up and speak out about the freedom to read! Banned Books Week (September 27 – October 3, 2015) is an annual event drawing national attention to the harm of censorship. Every year, books are challenged and banned in libraries and schools. With the combined efforts of librarians, teachers, students and community members, the majority of these... read more »

Save the date! Friends of TADL Annual Used Book Sale this weekend!

Posted by Matt on Sep 14th 2015, 10:14am.
Friends of TADL Annual Used Book Sale: September 18-20 at Woodmere Main Library   A team of Friends of TADL has been busy sorting thousands of books for this year's Annual Used Book Sale. Thanks to the great donations we have received over the year, this sale will feature an outstanding selection of quality used books and media (including... read more »

Author Event, Dennis Feeheley

Posted by Matt on Sep 8th 2015, 3:03pm.
Dennis D. Feeheley has traveled to over 50 countries around the world in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East. He is also one of the few Americans to travel unrestricted behind the 'Iron Curtain' during the Cold War.  His adventures include rugged travel to 30 countries before the age of 21, while studying and playing rugby at Oxford University.... read more »

Shakespeare at the Library this Saturday!

Posted by Matt on Sep 3rd 2015, 3:06pm.
Station Eleven is not your typical post-apocalyptic, dystopian novel. For starters, the setting of the novel is Northern Michigan. Next, the main subjects are a traveling Shakespearean theatre company. If that’s not enough to intrigue you, then maybe these words from author, Emily St. John Mandel will seal the deal. “It’s also about friendship,... read more »