TADL Retains Library Services for the Blind for Smaller Service Area and Enhances Outreach and Digital Offerings
Posted by Metta on Jul 18th 2012, 10:02am.
At its July 10, 2012 Special Board Meeting, the Traverse Area District Library (TADL) Board of Trustees voted to continue providing specialized services for the blind and physically handicapped; it accepted the Advisory and Outreach Center (AOC) service model proposed by the Michigan Commission for the Blind (MCB); and it accepted the MCB proposal to... read more »
Posted by Kristen on Jul 16th 2012, 10:21am.
The 7th Annual Filmstrip Festival will be held July 26th -28th at the East Bay Branch of the Traverse Area District Library located at 1989 Three Mile Rd N. in Traverse City. Celebrate the vintage fun of stories presented in the filmstrip format, enjoy popcorn, and craft projects related to the art of film and the stories presented at each screening. The... read more »
TADL Board Adoption of New Service Model For Blind & Physically Handicapped Will Enhance Outreach Efforts
Posted by Kristen on Jul 11th 2012, 3:58pm.
Traverse City, Mich. (July 11, 2012) The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) Board of Trustees has voted to continue providing specialized services for the blind and physically handicapped through the acceptance of the Advisory and Outreach Center (AOC) service model proposed by the Michigan Commission for the Blind. The AOC service model, with an... read more »
Posted by Kristen on Jul 3rd 2012, 11:11am.
Express Checkout stations are now available for added patron convenience in Youth Services, Sight and Sound, and in the lobby at the Woodmere (Main) Branch of the Traverse Area District Library. With the completion of TADL's RFID tagging project at Woodmere, patrons visiting the Main Branch can now check out any library item from the Woodmere... read more »
Posted by Julie on Jun 28th 2012, 7:57pm.
Join us on Wednesday, July 4 at 7:30pm, in the Fife Lake Community Room. Local Historian, Craig Bridson, will share some great local history. Come see how Fife Lake has changed from what is was in the early 1900's. This free program will begin at 7:30 and end before the fireworks. We hope to see you there!... read more »
Posted by Julie on Jun 28th 2012, 7:49pm.
The Fife Lake Public Library Community Room, will be open on Wednesday, July 4, for our Friend's Annual Silent Auction. There are many wonderful items donated from both patrons and businesses throughout our area. The bidding opens at 9:00am sharp, and the last bids will be taken at 4:00pm. Stop by and enjoy some lemonade, air conditioning... read more »
Posted by Kristen on Jun 21st 2012, 12:38pm.
Library patrons visiting the Woodmere (Main) Branch of the Traverse Area District Library after September 4 will be greeted by TADL’s friendly staff and a new welcome desk. [The Woodmere library will be closed for the lobby redesign August 26 through September 3. During this brief closure, patrons are reminded that they have access to five... read more »
Posted by Kristen on Jun 21st 2012, 12:26pm.
For nearly 10 years TADL’s Woodmere (Main) Branch has proudly hosted Welcome, a replica of a historic 1774, 55-foot sloop. This summer it will return home to the Maritime Heritage Alliance in Greilickville to prepare for a new digital display at the Great Lakes Children's Museum later this year.Over the years, many library visitors and staff have... read more »
Posted by Kristen on Jun 20th 2012, 5:01pm.
The Friends of the Traverse Area District Library will once again host the Annual Almost Rare and Used Book Sale on September 22 and 23. Offering a wide variety of quality books, old and new, thanks to the generosity of TADL patrons who donate books to the library, the Annual Almost Rare and Used Book Sale is always a delight for... read more »
Posted by Kristen on Jun 20th 2012, 3:28pm.
In addition to the new website, the Traverse Area District Library has launched the all-new Local History Collection. This digital collection is built from hundreds of photographs held by libraries throughout the TADL district. The photographs span the late-1800s to the present, covering the economic and social development of the region. Noteworthy... read more »