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 »

National Park Service Centennial Band to Perform at TADL Main Library

Posted by Matt on Aug 4th 2016, 5:07pm.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Brings the National Park Service Centennial Band to Northern Michigan EMPIRE, MI - In celebration of the National Park Service’s (NPS) 100th anniversary, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (National Lakeshore) is proud to announce the NPS Centennial Band will perform six shows here in Northern Michigan on... read more »

Conversations With Authors of Young Adult Books at TADL Main Library on August 12

Posted by Matt on Aug 4th 2016, 4:24pm.
Conversations With Authors of Young Adult Books at Traverse Area District Library Your chance to interact with and learn from authors who write in a variety of genres continues on August 12, at 4:00 p.m., with three authors of Young Adult (YA) books: Darcy Woods, Cori McCarthy and K.A. Barson. Don't miss this great opportunity to discover... read more »

Invasive Species and the Battle for the Great Lakes, with author Bill Rapai.

Posted by Matt on Jul 26th 2016, 4:50pm.
Learn about invasive species in the waters of the Great Lakes and what you can do to help. There are over 180 exotic species in the Great Lakes and some have little or no impact--so far.  But a handful of other exotics have conducted an all-out assault on the Great Lakes and are winning!   Join us on Wednesday, August 3, at 7:00 p.m. in... read more »

10th Annual Filmstrip Festival at East Bay Branch Library

Posted by Matt on Jul 26th 2016, 3:57pm.
Bring your friends and family to the East Bay Branch Library for free popcorn at the 10th Annual Filmstrip Festival!  Stories from the vault of the Traverse Area District library will be shown in the old-fashioned filmstrip format. Each story is a classic children's book that is between 5 and 10 minutes long. The Filmstrip Festival is three days... read more »

The Search for Amelia Earhart

Posted by Julie on Jul 14th 2016, 9:30am.
The Fife Lake Historical Society and Fife Lake Library are partnering for a special presentation by  Larry Inman:  The Search for  Amelia Earhart.  Join us on Friday, July 15th at 7:00pm as local historian and State Representative for Grand Traverse County, Larry Inman presents on Earhart's historical accomplishments, historical... read more »

Friends Silent Auction

Posted by Julie on Jul 2nd 2016, 11:38am.
Join us on the 4th of July for the Friends Annual Silent Auction at Fife Lake Library.  The event will take place 10:00am - 4:00pm.  We have many wonderful items to bid on so please stop by to show your support for the Library!... read more »

News from UNDER THE STAIRS Gift Shop: June & July 2016

Posted by Matt on Jun 23rd 2016, 1:34pm.
Summer is here! And we want to show off our new, improved gift shop, UNDER THE STAIRS, managed by Friends of the Traverse Area District Library. Grand Re-Opening of UNDER THE STAIRS! We’re holding a Grand Re-Opening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 25. Come stop by and enjoy: - Live music. - A special collection of popular beach-reading... read more »