19th Annual Poets’ Night Out Contest Now Accepting Submissions for 2016

Posted by Matt on Nov 25th 2015, 11:38am.
19th Annual Poets’ Night Out Contest Now Accepting Submissions Poets of all ages are invited to enter their original poetry in the 19th annual Poets' Night Out (PNO) Contest presented by the Traverse Area District Library (TADL). Poetry submissions are now being accepted until Sunday, January 25, 2016 for the public poetry contest. Residents of... read more »

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours at Your Traverse Area District Library Locations

Posted by Matt on Nov 24th 2015, 9:48am.
Community Members, please be aware of the Holiday Hours during the Thanksgiving week. Be sure to stop in to your library and "Gobble Up" some books for the weekend! November 25: Thanksgiving Eve - Woodmere, Kingsley, and East Bay close at 5 p.m. Interlochen Public Library closes at 1:00 p.m., Peninsula Community Library and Fife Lake Public... read more »

Author Meet & Greet and Holiday Book Market at Woodmere Main Branch

Posted by Matt on Nov 20th 2015, 11:47am.
Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm This will be the perfect afternoon for book lovers and aspiring writers.  We are proud and excited that some of the most talented poets, writers, photographers and chefs  will be here in a casual setting. This will enable readers to have the chance to talk socially... read more »

TADL Presents: Cinema Curiosa - The Wrecking Crew

Posted by Matt on Nov 20th 2015, 10:32am.
Cinema Curiosa: Friday, December 4 at 8:00 p.m. in the McGuire Room, Woodmere Main Library. The Wrecking Crew (2008) Directed by: Denny Tedesco PG | 101 Minutes A celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians known as "The Wrecking Crew", a band that provided back-up instrumentals to such legendary recording artists as Frank... read more »


Posted by Matt on Nov 16th 2015, 1:37pm.
Traverse Area District Library & the Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan Long Term Care Ombudsman are partnering to present the award winning documentary film: ALIVE INSIDE Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm Directed by Michael Rossato-Bennett Running Time: 78 Minutes This... read more »

Art & Poetry: Artist Julie Chai Exhibit at Woodmere Main Library

Posted by Matt on Nov 9th 2015, 4:57pm.
Artist Julie Chai exhibit at Woodmere Main Library: October 1 - December 31, 2015 "In this Moment" is an inspirational exhibit of poetry and art on canvas, by artist Julie Chai. It celebrates love, light and life, through themes of compassion for self, others, the earth and all her inhabitants. Some canvases are lighthearted while others may be more... read more »

6th Annual Traverse City Children's Book Festival Offers Free Children's Book Publishing Seminar at Woodmere

Posted by Matt on Nov 4th 2015, 3:59pm.
The Traverse City Children’s Book Festival is back for its sixth year. Once again, a free children’s book seminar is offered on Friday, November 13. Saturday, come to the City Opera House for a day filled with great, family-friendly activities. Publishers are traveling to Traverse City from both coasts, and all points in-between, to exhibit this... read more »

TCAPS Board Recognizes Friends and TADL

Posted by Matt on Nov 4th 2015, 3:40pm.
(Traverse City, MI) September 28, 2015 - The Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) Board of Education including Board Vice President, Erik Falconer, Superintendent, Paul Soma, and Eastern Elementary Principal, Biz Ruskowski, recognized Traverse Area District Library (TADL) and The Friends of TADL for their ongoing commitment to literacy through... read more »

Friends of the Fife Lake Library

Posted by Julie on Nov 3rd 2015, 11:52am.
Please join the Friends of the Fife Lake Library at their Community Christmas Celebration on Sunday, December 6 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm.  Tickets are on sale at the Library for $10.00 each for all men and women, ages 13 and older.  The Friends are seeking donations and volunteers for the event.  Please contact the Library for more information.... read more »

Join in the Open House fun this Saturday, November 7, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Posted by Matt on Nov 2nd 2015, 5:16pm.
Traverse Area District Library to Celebrate Youth Services Redesign with Open House. Saturday, November 7, Traverse Area District Library (TADL) Youth Services department will hold an Open House from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. celebrating the completion of Phase One of multi-phase enhancements at the Woodmere Main Library. Families and area residents are invited... read more »