Posted by Kristen on Jun 20th 2012, 11:19am.
Hey Kids! Join our Summer Reading Club. It's fun and easy. All you have to do is read books (you get to choose!) and tell us about them. Registration opens the week of June 10, 2012 and is open to any child that can read on their own. Younger children who can not yet read and their parents are encouraged to check out our new Read... read more »
Posted by Kristen on Jun 12th 2012, 12:18pm.
Welcome to the Traverse Area District Library's redesigned website. The new website features TADL's collection and provides the library user with an elegant, modern interface to navigate TADL's extensive online offerings and library service information.The updated www.tadl.org was developed by an internal web development team consisting of TADL... read more »
Posted by Kristen on Jun 12th 2012, 11:19am.
This summer, the Traverse Area District Library will celebrate summer reading by encouraging even the youngest patron to "Dream Big!" It’s never too early to start reading. New this year, TADL’s Woodmere Branch will offer a read aloud program for children who are not yet reading. Parents, older siblings, caregivers, and grandparents who read... read more »
Posted by Kristen on Jun 8th 2012, 1:29pm.
Part of TADL's 2012 Service Upgrades, the RFID tagging project kicked-off June 1. TADL is excited to introduce its team of tagging specialists. Library regulars may recognize quite a few of the tagging extraordinaires. Over the next 16-18 weeks this team will tag all 380,000 physical library items with RFID stickers in all six TADL facilities (East... read more »
Posted by Kristen on Jun 7th 2012, 2:28pm.
The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) offers downloadable e-books and e-audiobooks through Overdrive to patrons with a valid library account living within the TADL taxing district and contractual municipalities (currently Grand Traverse County, Elmwood, Almira, and Inland Townships). Get started: search for your book titleLearn how to... read more »
Posted by Kristen on May 30th 2012, 3:40pm.
Through the fall of 2012 TADL is undertaking long planned upgrades to the catalog and circulation systems to control costs and continually improve the high quality of services to the community you have come to expect. Read on so you can see the big picture and so you will see why we are so excited about the coming changes. CATALOG (Evergreen)... read more »
Posted by Kristen on May 29th 2012, 3:50pm.
The Grand Traverse Area Children's Garden and the Traverse Area District Library are so excited to welcome back the Willow House to the garden. Thanks to Dean Conners of Borealis Design for his concept, design and hard work. Also, a special thanks goes out to all of the GTACG volunteers! Soon the dome structure, made from sheared maple saplings with... read more »
Posted by Kristen on May 29th 2012, 3:23pm.
The Traverse Area District Library was pleased to see the completion of the Access to Recreation at Boardman Lake project nearly a year ago, creating a safe, accessible connection route between the gardens, library, boathouse and TART’s Boardman Lake Trail. TADL continues to support and encourage all kinds of transportation options to its... read more »
Posted by Kristen on May 29th 2012, 3:19pm.
Summer is a busy time of year for everyone and we hope to keep patrons updated on temporary library closures this summer throughout the District to aid in the planning of your busy schedules. Please remember, although, the physical libraries may be closed you can always access www.tadl.org 24/7 with access to the online catalog, e-books, and other resources... read more »
Posted by Kristen on May 29th 2012, 3:17pm.
After an extremely successful year, the 2011-12 Great Michigan Read program is nearing its end. Three hundred schools, libraries, churches, book clubs and more teamed up to reach thousands of Michiganians in the reading and discussion of this year’s book, Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age. Written by Detroit-native... read more »