Jerry Stutzman Photography Prints On Display @ Main Library

Posted by Matt on Dec 30th 2016, 9:50am.
The Traverse Area District Library is pleased to welcome photographer Jerry Stutzman to the Main Library as the featured artist on display from January 1-27, 2017, in the McGuire Community Room. The exhibit features both canvas and framed prints of his landscape photography work. Mr. Stutzman loves to photograph the beauty of Northwest Lower Michigan,... read more »

New Library Hours Fife Lake

Posted by Julie on Dec 27th 2016, 2:47pm.
New Library Hours beginning January 1, 2017 Sunday and Monday: Closed Tuesday and Thursday: 9:00am - 7:00pm Wednesday and Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm Saturday:  10:00am - 2:00pm... read more »

Cinema Curiosa Presents: Zardoz

Posted by Matt on Dec 22nd 2016, 5:10pm.
The first Cinema Curiosa screening of 2017 is: ZARDOZ  Join us on Friday, January 6, in the McGuire Community Room at 8:00 p.m.  In the year 2293, Earth is ruled by Eternals, an advanced and secret sect of beings who reign over a savage group called the Brutals who are told that when they die they will go to the... read more »

TADL Service Hours for the Holidays

Posted by Matt on Nov 22nd 2016, 4:54pm.
As much as we like to serve our patrons at the libraries, we also like to spend time with our friends and families during the holidays. The following schedule reflects holiday hours of operation at our six library locations. Saturday, December 24: Christmas Eve ~ TADL Main Library, Kingsley and East Bay Branches, Peninsula and Fife Lake Libraries... read more »

Author Events and NaNoWriMo in November at TADL

Posted by Matt on Nov 1st 2016, 11:23am.
If you've ever wanted to write a novel, then the time is now! And if you're a reader interested in the craft of writing, come hear local authors discuss their inspirations and approach to writing books. National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo, for short) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative... read more »

Veterans Day Luncheon

Posted by Julie on Oct 27th 2016, 1:23pm.
Everyone is welcome for a special Veterans Day Luncheon in honor of our Veterans, past, present, and future.   Join us on Wednesday, November 9, at 12:00 noon with Fife Lake's American Legion Post 219 present our Colors and begins our program.  Then, following a special lunch, we will present area Veterans with honors then special guest, ... read more »

Indie Authors Visiting TADL This October

Posted by Matt on Oct 11th 2016, 5:12pm.
Have you ever wanted to ask an author a question about writing a book? Curious about what options exist for authors to be published? Well, you're in luck! Traverse Area District Library has some great authors coming to the Main Library, East Bay Branch Library, and Peninsula Community Library, in October. Click on the links below to learn more about... read more »

No Tricks, Just Treats. Halloween Events with TADL

Posted by Matt on Oct 11th 2016, 4:51pm.
It's October! In a few short weeks, we know that ghouls and goblins, superheroes and princesses, and all types of costumed children will be in search of "BOO...ks" and candy. Here's a list of some great Halloween themed events happening at many of the Traverse Area District Library locations! #1. Lord of the Gourd is back! Two chances to see Patrick... read more »

Join the Kingsley Friends of the Library for Scottish Night with Peter Deneen

Posted by Matt on Oct 11th 2016, 3:18pm.
The Kingsley Friends of the Library cordially invite students, families, and individuals to Scottish Night with special guest, bagpiper Peter Deneen, on November 10 at 6:30 p.m. Authentic Scottish refreshments will be on hand to round out this lovely evening of music and food, highland style. This will be Mr. Deneen's third appearance at the Kingsley... read more »

How You and Your Child Can Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten!

Posted by Matt on Oct 11th 2016, 2:29pm.
Reading out loud to your preschool-aged child is one of the most satisfying experiences you can have with them. Did you know that this same experience is the most important predictor of school success for your child?   As part of our commitment to early literacy in Grand Traverse County, the Traverse Area District Library (TADL) invites you to... read more »