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 »

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP): Discover Michigan Using Your Library Card!

Posted by Matt on Jun 20th 2016, 5:41pm.
Michigan Activity Pass (MAP): Discover Michigan Using Your Library Card! Summer vacation season is here! Whether you’re making travel plans or hosting family and friends from out of town, your Traverse Area District Library (TADL) card can save you money with the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP). The Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program is available... read more »

Walk Your Way to Reading with StoryWalk®!

Posted by Matt on Jun 20th 2016, 11:10am.
Walk Your Way to Reading with StoryWalk®! There’s a Duck on a Bike in Fife Lake, a Very Hungry Caterpillar in East Bay Township, and many more stories to experience with StoryWalks® at all six Traverse Area District Library (TADL) network locations. StoryWalk® encourages families to enjoy reading and the outdoors by posting a children’s book... read more »

2016 TADL Millage Renewal Proposal

Posted by Matt on Jun 15th 2016, 4:11pm.
2016 TADL Millage Renewal Proposal The Traverse Area District Library is a public library system funded by a dedicated countywide millage providing operational support for public library services in six facilities, online, and through the Talking Book Library for visually and physically impaired. On August 2, 2016, residents in Grand Traverse County... read more »

Author Events In June & July

Posted by Matt on Jun 8th 2016, 7:25pm.
Author Events In June & July at Traverse Area District Library This Summer is your chance to interact with and learn from authors who write in a variety of genres. Hear about travel to foreign countries with systemic censorship. Or come in to taste and learn how to create delicious vegan, gluten-free desserts from a wellness coach and vegan... read more »

Summer Reading Kickoff: The Magic of Baffling Bill

Posted by Matt on Jun 6th 2016, 5:19pm.
Monday, June 20, will be a magical day at the TADL Main Library (610 Woodmere Ave.) and Kingsley Branch Library (213 S. Brownson Ave.) as our 2016 Summer Reading Club kicks off with three magic shows presented by Baffling Bill. @ 11:00 a.m. - Kingsley Branch Library The Magic of Reading! Kick off the Summer Reading Club lineup with your friends for... read more »

Used Computers, Electronics and Office Furniture Sale

Posted by Matt on Jun 6th 2016, 12:17pm.
Traverse Area District Library has upgraded some of our technology equipment and furniture. Rather than sitting around, these items are available for sale to the public at very affordable prices. Saturday, June 11, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the TADL Main Library (610 Woodmere Ave., T.C. 49686) in the McGuire Community Room.   The sale... read more »

Winners Announced: For The Spell Of It, A Spelling Bee All.Grown.Up

Posted by Betsy on May 18th 2016, 12:11pm.
Thank you to all of our participants and spectators at our Spelling Bee! It was a wonderful time and we look forward to next year.  And now...THE WINNERS! First place was earned by The Hard Scrabblers whose team consisted of Cheri, Stephanie and Sharon who held tough until the end of Round 18, and correctly spelled the winning word: SYCOPHANCY. Second... read more »

Senior Luncheon - Senior Expo

Posted by Julie on May 12th 2016, 11:44am.
Fife Lake Senior Luncheon Group! You are invited to attend the Senior Expo on Wednesday, May 18th at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center. The Senior Expo is an event with over 100 vendors providing valuable information and services to seniors. There will be entertainment and a lunch available. The Senior Center Network will provide transportation... read more »

News from UNDER THE STAIRS Gift Shop: May 2016

Posted by Matt on May 5th 2016, 5:03pm.
Come shop UNDER THE STAIRS!  Here’s the complete May news from UNDER THE STAIRS, managed by Friends of the Traverse Area District Library. Spring is here! And that means gardeners are on the move getting their beloved plots groomed, fertilized and growing. So it’s no surprise … the UNDER THE STAIRS gift shop is featuring used... read more »