National Writers Series and Traverse Area District Library Collaborate to Benefit Writers and Readers

Posted by Matt on Feb 2nd 2016, 2:21pm.
National Writers Series and Traverse Area District Library Collaborate to Benefit Writers and Readers. Doug and Anne Stanton love their library and are providing an opportunity for Traverse Area District Library (TADL) patrons to benefit the library when purchasing tickets to National Writers Series events. All you need to do is have an active library... read more »

February News from Under The Stairs Gift Shop at Woodmere Main Library

Posted by Matt on Feb 1st 2016, 2:05pm.
Come shop UNDER THE STAIRS! Happy Valentine’s Day! A cold, snowy, February day is a perfect time to visit the gift store in the atrium of the main library on Woodmere. It’s a great place to grab some coffee and snacks, shop for greeting cards and other fun items, and relax with a book. Here’s the February news from Under The Stairs, managed by... read more »

Listen, Make & Take: Family-Friendly Storytime Each Saturday Morning.

Posted by Matt on Feb 1st 2016, 1:20pm.
Listen, Make & Take: Family-Friendly Storytime Each Saturday Morning. The Youth Services department of Traverse Area District Library invites parents, grandparents and caregivers to bring children each Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. to the Youth Story Room (at Woodmere Main Library: 610 Woodmere Ave., Traverse City) for a family-friendly, storytime... read more »

Hold Shelf Privacy Concerns? Create An Alias!

Posted by Matt on Jan 28th 2016, 4:22pm.
The hold shelf at the Woodmere Main Branch of Traverse Area District Library is a convenient way to pick up items that you have reserved. It is organized by last name and first initials, with the spines facing inward for privacy. Books are located on shelving nearest to the Main Circulation Desk, with DVDs/CDs to the left of the books near the Youth... read more »

Blind Date With A Book: Find The Author of Your Dreams.

Posted by Matt on Jan 28th 2016, 2:16pm.
Blind Date With A Book: Find The Author of Your Dreams. Do you tend to judge a book by its cover? Are you ready to discover the author of your dreams? Stop in to Woodmere Main Library (610 Woodmere Ave., Traverse City) during the month of February and check out the Blind Date with a Book display on the second floor, near the Reference desk. The display... read more »

TADL Presents: Cinema Curiosa - Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

Posted by Matt on Jan 19th 2016, 5:24pm.
Cinema Curiosa presents: Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Friday, February 5 at 8:00 p.m. Special guests: Breathe Owl Breathe: Live music warm-up set 7-8pm!! Location: McGuire Room, Woodmere Main Library (610 Woodmere Ave. Traverse City, MI 49686) 2010 (USA) 88 min In 1981 Basquiat puts paint on canvas for the first time, and by... read more »

TADL 2015-16 Holiday Service Hours

Posted by Matt on Dec 24th 2015, 12:50pm.
TADL Holiday Hours & Closures: December 2015 Dec. 24 - Woodmere, Kingsley & East Bay close at 1 p.m.  Dec. 25 - Christmas Day: All Locations Closed Dec. 31 - New Year’s Eve: Woodmere, Kingsley & East Bay close at 4 p.m. Jan. 1, 2016 New Year’s Day: All Locations Closed http://www.tadl.org/locations ... read more »

Under The Stairs: Gift Shop at Woodmere Getting New Name and Concept

Posted by Matt on Dec 23rd 2015, 5:04pm.
Come shop UNDER THE STAIRS! The gift store in the atrium of the main library on Woodmere is a great place to grab some coffee and snacks, shop for greeting cards and other fun items, and relax with a book. Now the gift shop is getting a new name and a new focus in the New Year.   The details: New name: The store soon will be... read more »

Hot Reads for Cold Nights - A Winter Reading Program For Adults

Posted by Matt on Dec 23rd 2015, 3:06pm.
Summer Reading Programs are normal and expected. Winter Reading Programs, especially for adults, are less expected. Hot Reads for Cold Nights is a winter reading program being held at both the Kingsley Branch and Peninsula Community Libraries. The program details for each location are found below. Happy Reading! Kingsley Branch Library (213 S Brownson... read more »

Two TADL Branches Offer New Coloring Club Programs for Adults (More Dates Added!)

Posted by Matt on Dec 23rd 2015, 12:14pm.
Beginning in January 2016, two Traverse Area District Library Branches are starting new Coloring events for adults. Adult Coloring Club programs are gaining popularity throughout the United States as a means for adults of all ages to relax, unwind, and even to re-focus. On Wednesday, January 20, at 6:30 p.m. and again on Thursday, January 21 at... read more »