Teen Lock-In at Woodmere Scheduled for July 31

Posted by Jill on Jun 26th 2015, 4:12pm.
Each year, libraries across the United States invite teens to locally hosted lock-ins for online chats with well-known authors, fun contests, popular crafts, and multi-player games. During last year's lock-in at TADL's Woodmere branch, the 40 teens in attendance participated in a variety of events including the Reichenbach Race, which had teens desperately... read more »

Talking Book Library Receives Biederman Grant for Mobile Devices

Posted by Jill on Jun 26th 2015, 3:50pm.
Thanks to a generous grant from the Les and Anne Biederman Foundation, Inc., TADL's Talking Book Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped will soon have two iPads and two iPods to loan to its patrons. These devices will allow TBL patrons to explore the variety of iOS apps available to assist visually impaired individuals before they buy their... read more »

Update: Youth Services at Woodmere Looking Brighter

Posted by Jill on Jun 26th 2015, 3:00pm.
The Woodmere Branch Youth Services Department is looking much brighter these days.  As part of Phase I of the department's renovation, the entire room was repainted with vibrant new colors and new carpet paths were installed that usher visitors to the Story Room on the east side of the department and to reading nooks on the west side.   Much... read more »

Get Your Cherry On with TADL

Posted by Jill on Jun 26th 2015, 1:56pm.
During the National Cherry Festival, your favorite librarians and TADL board members will be out volunteering in full force!  We’ll be easy to spot in our favorite blue TADL summer reading t-shirts, so come say "hi" when you see us.  Places we might be spotted include: Parking cars on Monday, July 6th, 8am-12:45pm.  Need we say more? The... read more »

Paddling and Pastimes:

Posted by Jill on Jun 22nd 2015, 3:13pm.
Join us as life-long Michigan resident and author Doc Fletcher shares stories from his March 2015 book,"Paddling and Pastimes:6 Midwest Cities - the Rivers that Made Them, the Baseball Teams that Entertained Them". These are urban paddling adventures on wide, deep rivers that the big cities evolved from, experiences very different from the narrow streams... read more »

STILL MISSING! Mysterious Unsolved Disappearances with Ross Richardson

Posted by Julie on Jun 11th 2015, 4:41pm.
Fife Lake Library and the Grand Traverse Senior Center present Still Missing with Ross Richardson on Wednesday, June 17, at 1:00pm.  Do you enjoy the unknown?  The mysterious?  Unsolved cases? Join local author Ross Richardson as he talks about his examinations into the fascinating stories of missing persons, missing aircraft and missing... read more »

Friends of IPL 29th Annual Used Book Sale

Posted by Jill on Jun 10th 2015, 12:51pm.
The Friends of Interlochen Public Library will be selling a huge variety of fiction, nonfiction, paperbacks, videos, puzzles, children’s books, holiday books, craft books, cookbooks, DVDs and CDs at their 29th Annual Book Sale.  The two-day sale takes place Friday, June 19th from 9 am to 8 pm and Saturday, June 20th from 9 am to 3 pm, next to... read more »

Jan Ealy, Getting Real on the Pacific Crest Trail--Encore Presentation

Posted by Jill on Jun 9th 2015, 2:19pm.
The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) is excited to welcome back local backpacker and adventurer Jan Ealy to the Main Library on Thursday, June 18th at 6:30p.m.  Ealy, who has experienced the Pacific Crest Trail firsthand, will share his journey through conversation and a slideshow of his adventures. You may be familiar with the popular Cherl... read more »

The Beatles Forever!

Posted by Jill on Jun 1st 2015, 12:29pm.
On Saturday, June 6th, Michigan Notable Author/Poet M.L. Liebler and acclaimed musicians Eddie Baranek, Charlie Palazzola  & Lou DeCillis with film by Robert Koski perform Beatles Forever: a Short Story about Growing Up in St. Clair Shores with The Beatles. The program features songs and singalongs from your favorite Beatles music. Share the... read more »

Summer Reading Club 2015

Posted by Jill on Jun 1st 2015, 11:51am.
  Register Here The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) is once again presenting a district-wide Summer Reading Club for all ages at all six community libraries.  Pick up your Reading Kit at any of our libraries and start reading!  Prizes will be awarded to our superhero readers throughout the summer reporting period... read more »