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Main Library (Traverse City)

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610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
231-932-8500 https://www.tadl.org/woodmere

May 2019

Digital Drop-in

May 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Image shows the white text "Digital drop in for the month of May" on a blue background above an image of a tablet and smart phone.

Learn how to use library digital resources on your laptop, Kindle, tablet, or smart phone! Visit the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor of the Main Library to get one-on-one help from library staff. We will show you how to…

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Digital Drop-in

May 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Image shows the white text "Digital drop in for the month of May" on a blue background above an image of a tablet and smart phone.

Learn how to use library digital resources on your laptop, Kindle, tablet, or smart phone! Visit the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor of the Main Library to get one-on-one help from library staff. We will show you how to…

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Grand Traverse Area Genealogical Society

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join the Grand Traverse Area Genealogical Society during their monthly meetings where they discuss topics ranging from where to start your genealogical search to speakers who offer a wealth of information on local families, different cultures and how to's. This…

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Teen Writing Group

May 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Get together with other teen authors to discuss creative writing. If you are into: creating original stories, fan fiction, poetry, expanding your editing skills…this is the group for you! Participants are encouraged (but not required) to bring small pieces of their…

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Memorial Day: Libraries are Closed

May 27 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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In observance of Memorial Day, all TADL network library locations are closed. Take a moment to remember all Americans that died while serving in the United States military. Libraries will resume normal hours on Tuesday, May 28th.

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Digital Drop-in

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Image shows the white text "Digital drop in for the month of May" on a blue background above an image of a tablet and smart phone.

Learn how to use library digital resources on your laptop, Kindle, tablet, or smart phone! Visit the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor of the Main Library to get one-on-one help from library staff. We will show you how to…

Find out more »

Digital Drop-in

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Image shows the white text "Digital drop in for the month of May" on a blue background above an image of a tablet and smart phone.

Learn how to use library digital resources on your laptop, Kindle, tablet, or smart phone! Visit the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor of the Main Library to get one-on-one help from library staff. We will show you how to…

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Tuesdays @ Two

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

This month we will read and discuss The Giver by Lois Lowry. The Tuesdays @ Two Book Club is for people who love to read and discuss books.  It is a convenient book club that meets in the afternoon always…

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Otaku Kingdom

May 28 @ 6:15 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Explore the world of the Otaku. The Otaku Kingdom is for the diehard fans, curious observers and everyone in between.  Dying to cosplay? This is the place for it. From 6:15-7:00 the floor will be open. We may watch AMV’s, share stories and…

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Teen Sages

May 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The Teen Sages is the teen volunteer group at the Traverse Area District Library’s Main Traverse City location. The Teen Sages assist in planning programs, make suggestions to improve library service to teens, and help out with various library programs. We meet…

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Digital Drop-in

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Image shows the white text "Digital drop in for the month of May" on a blue background above an image of a tablet and smart phone.

Learn how to use library digital resources on your laptop, Kindle, tablet, or smart phone! Visit the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor of the Main Library to get one-on-one help from library staff. We will show you how to…

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Digital Drop-in

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Image shows the white text "Digital drop in for the month of May" on a blue background above an image of a tablet and smart phone.

Learn how to use library digital resources on your laptop, Kindle, tablet, or smart phone! Visit the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor of the Main Library to get one-on-one help from library staff. We will show you how to…

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Teen Writing Group

May 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Get together with other teen authors to discuss creative writing. If you are into: creating original stories, fan fiction, poetry, expanding your editing skills…this is the group for you! Participants are encouraged (but not required) to bring small pieces of their…

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June 2019

Teen Gardening Club

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 15, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Want to know how to survive the collapse of civilization? Learn to grow your own food! Teens will have their own plot in the Children’s Garden behind the library. We will prepare the soil, select our cops, tend the plants,…

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Michigan Notable Author, Joe Grimm

June 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

    Please join us as Michigan Notable Author, Joe Grimm talks about his newest mouthwatering creation, The Faygo Book. The Faygo Book is the social history of a company that has forged a bond with a city and its…

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Books to Movies

June 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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Consumer Education Classes

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on June 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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text next to a blue graphic of Michigan reads "Consumer education, Dana Nessel, Michigan Attorney General"

To help you be a savvy consumer and avoid tricks criminals use to steal, the Michigan Attorney General's Consumer Protection team offers six, FREE, 45-minute seminars on the topics of: Identity Theft; Phone, Mail & e-Scams; Online Safety; Investment Fraud;…

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Michigan Rediscovered with Ron Rademacher

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Time to get planning your summer stay-cations!  Come enjoy an evening of exploration on Michigan's Back Roads with Ron Rademacher, and take a road trip across Michigan to more than a dozen destinations that most people have missed. Discover…

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Books to Movies

June 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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Teen Gardening Club

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 15, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Want to know how to survive the collapse of civilization? Learn to grow your own food! Teens will have their own plot in the Children’s Garden behind the library. We will prepare the soil, select our cops, tend the plants,…

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Card Making Craft

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Make a card for Father's Day. Teens are invited to drop in and use our stamps and other supplies to make a personalized card for their Father, Papa, Dad, or whomever has made enough of an influence in their lives…

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Summer Reading Kick-off: Our Universe Rocks Hull Park!

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Help us blast off into this year's space-themed Summer Reading Club in Hull Park with an energizing and interactive concert featuring Jim Dufford of Dynamic Assemblies. We'll dance, clap, twist, and rock in ways that will resonate with earthlings of…

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Books to Movies

June 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

Find out more »

Tell-a-Tail

June 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Children are invited to read to gentle therapy dogs (with the dog’s adult trainer). Reading to dogs has been shown to improve reading skills and build self-confidence in young readers because of the non-judgmental and friendly nature of these animals.…

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Teen Hangout

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hang Out every Tuesday playing games and making things. There will be video games, board games, crafts, food, and room to relax. Teens and their guests are invited to stay the whole time or drop in just long enough to…

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Teen Lock-In Planning

June 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Any teens the eligible  to attend the lock-in are invited to help us plan it. Decide what games, food and crafts will be available at the July 26-27 Teen Lock-In.

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Wigglers Story Time at East Bay

June 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on June 21, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on June 26, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on June 28, 2019 at 10:30 am

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Young children and their care givers are invited to Wigglers Story Time to talk, sing, read, write and play!  Programs last about 40 minutes and include stories, songs, finger plays and fun!  Call the library for more information at 922-2085.

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Blast Off With Stories

June 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join us outside in the Children’s Garden for classical stories and stories about our Solar System and the Universe led by Traverse Area District Library staff. If the weather is inclement we will meet in the McGuire Community Room or…

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Build and Create

June 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Whether it’s building a LEGO construction or interacting with Snap Circuits or Makey Makey, this drop-in, family program is all about hands-on fun and the joy of creativity. And if you can’t think of anything to build, we have a…

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Consumer Education Classes

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on June 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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text next to a blue graphic of Michigan reads "Consumer education, Dana Nessel, Michigan Attorney General"

To help you be a savvy consumer and avoid tricks criminals use to steal, the Michigan Attorney General's Consumer Protection team offers six, FREE, 45-minute seminars on the topics of: Identity Theft; Phone, Mail & e-Scams; Online Safety; Investment Fraud;…

Find out more »

Get Dirty! Teen Gardening Club

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Want to know how to survive the collapse of civilization? Learn to grow your own food! Teens will have their own plot in the Children’s Garden behind the library. We will prepare the soil, select our cops, tend the plants,…

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Full Steam Ahead!

June 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come and let books inspire us to learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) in a family-friendly storytime which will include some fun, hands-on activities. This program is great for kids grades K-3.

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“See You in the Cosmos” Book Club

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join us for a Summer Reading book club about Jack Cheng's critically-acclaimed* middle grade novel, See You in the Cosmos. We'll talk about space and engage in some fun See You in the Cosmos-related activities, including imagining life on other…

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Wigglers Story Time at East Bay

June 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on June 21, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on June 26, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on June 28, 2019 at 10:30 am

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Young children and their care givers are invited to Wigglers Story Time to talk, sing, read, write and play!  Programs last about 40 minutes and include stories, songs, finger plays and fun!  Call the library for more information at 922-2085.

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PG What Have I Seen?!?

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Movies so bad...they're good. Join us for bad movies, good popcorn and many laughs. Warning: some material may be hilarious for teens under 17.

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Apollo Adventures with the Michigan Science Center

June 24 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Drop in to discover the cosmos through 10 hands-on interactive stations courtesy of the Michigan Science Center. Participants will use a variety of science and engineering practices to develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for space and space exploration. This…

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Books to Movies

June 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

Find out more »

Tell-a-Tail

June 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Children are invited to read to gentle therapy dogs (with the dog’s adult trainer). Reading to dogs has been shown to improve reading skills and build self-confidence in young readers because of the non-judgmental and friendly nature of these animals.…

Find out more »

Teen Hangout

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hang Out every Tuesday playing games and making things. This week we will be outside so expect our craft to be a bit messy! Our games will be more physical and a lot less digital. We will be in the…

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Tuesdays @ Two

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

This month we will read and discuss The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. The Tuesdays @ Two Book Club is for people who love to read and discuss books.  It is a convenient book club that meets…

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Otaku Kingdom

June 25 @ 6:15 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Explore the world of the Otaku. The Otaku Kingdom is for the diehard fans, curious observers and everyone in between.  Dying to cosplay? This is the place for it. From 6:15-7:00 the floor will be open. We may watch AMV’s, share stories and…

Find out more »

Wigglers Story Time at East Bay

June 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 21, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on June 26, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on June 28, 2019 at 10:30 am

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Young children and their care givers are invited to Wigglers Story Time to talk, sing, read, write and play!  Programs last about 40 minutes and include stories, songs, finger plays and fun!  Call the library for more information at 922-2085.

Find out more »

Blast Off With Stories

June 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join us outside in the Children’s Garden for classical stories and stories about our Solar System and the Universe led by Traverse Area District Library staff. If the weather is inclement we will meet in the McGuire Community Room or…

Find out more »

Get Dirty! Teen Gardening Club

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Want to know how to survive the collapse of civilization? Learn to grow your own food! Teens will have their own plot in the Children’s Garden behind the library. We will prepare the soil, select our cops, tend the plants,…

Find out more »

Grand Traverse Area Genealogical Society

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join the Grand Traverse Area Genealogical Society during their monthly meetings where they discuss topics ranging from where to start your genealogical search to speakers who offer a wealth of information on local families, different cultures and how to's. This…

Find out more »

See You in the Cosmos: A Talk with author, Jack Cheng

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join middle grade author Jack Cheng for a discussion of his critically-acclaimed drama about an 11 year old named Alex, his dog Carl Sagan, and his golden iPod, as Alex travels west to launch his rocket and meets an unlikely…

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Wigglers Story Time at East Bay

June 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on June 21, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on June 26, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on June 28, 2019 at 10:30 am

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Young children and their care givers are invited to Wigglers Story Time to talk, sing, read, write and play!  Programs last about 40 minutes and include stories, songs, finger plays and fun!  Call the library for more information at 922-2085.

Find out more »

July 2019

Books to Movies

July 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

Find out more »

Teen Hangout

July 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hang Out every Tuesday playing games and making things. There will be video games, board games, crafts, food, and room to relax. Teens and their guests are invited to stay the whole time or drop in just long enough to…

Find out more »

Get Dirty! Teen Gardening Club

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Want to know how to survive the collapse of civilization? Learn to grow your own food! Teens will have their own plot in the Children’s Garden behind the library. We will prepare the soil, select our cops, tend the plants,…

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Independence Day: Libraries are Closed

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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All TADL Network library locations will be closed on Thursday, July 4th, for Independence Day. This includes: Traverse City-Main, East Bay Branch and Kingsley Branch Libraries, Fife Lake Public Library, Peninsula Community Library, and Interlochen Public Library. All libraries will…

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Main Library Closed for Cherry Royale Parade

July 6 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  The TADL Main Library (Traverse City) will be closed from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. due to the National Cherry Festival’s Cherry Royale Parade. At 2:00 p.m. the library will resume operations, and close at 6:00 p.m.

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Books to Movies

July 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

Find out more »

Tell-a-Tail

July 9 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Children are invited to read to gentle therapy dogs (with the dog’s adult trainer). Reading to dogs has been shown to improve reading skills and build self-confidence in young readers because of the non-judgmental and friendly nature of these animals.…

Find out more »

Teen Hangout

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hang Out every Tuesday playing games and making things. There will be video games, board games, crafts, food, and room to relax. Teens and their guests are invited to stay the whole time or drop in just long enough to…

Find out more »

Blast Off With Stories

July 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join us outside in the Children’s Garden for classical stories and stories about our Solar System and the Universe led by Traverse Area District Library staff. If the weather is inclement we will meet in the McGuire Community Room or…

Find out more »

Build and Create

July 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
+ Google Map

Whether it’s building a LEGO construction or interacting with Snap Circuits or Makey Makey, this drop-in, family program is all about hands-on fun and the joy of creativity. And if you can’t think of anything to build, we have a…

Find out more »

Consumer Education Classes

July 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on June 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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text next to a blue graphic of Michigan reads "Consumer education, Dana Nessel, Michigan Attorney General"

To help you be a savvy consumer and avoid tricks criminals use to steal, the Michigan Attorney General's Consumer Protection team offers six, FREE, 45-minute seminars on the topics of: Identity Theft; Phone, Mail & e-Scams; Online Safety; Investment Fraud;…

Find out more »

Get Dirty! Teen Gardening Club

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Want to know how to survive the collapse of civilization? Learn to grow your own food! Teens will have their own plot in the Children’s Garden behind the library. We will prepare the soil, select our cops, tend the plants,…

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Full STEAM Ahead!

July 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come and let books inspire us to learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) in a family-friendly storytime which will include some fun, hands-on activities. This program is great for kids grades K-3.

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Kids Coding Club

July 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Youth aged 6-12 are invited to build their coding knowledge and abilities through games and activities. We’ll work with a number of low and high-tech options including Hour of Code, Scratch, The Coding Mouse, Ozobot, Osmo Coding, and more in…

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Books to Movies

July 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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Tell-a-Tail

July 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Children are invited to read to gentle therapy dogs (with the dog’s adult trainer). Reading to dogs has been shown to improve reading skills and build self-confidence in young readers because of the non-judgmental and friendly nature of these animals.…

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Teen Hangout

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hang Out every Tuesday playing games and making things. There will be video games, board games, crafts, food, and room to relax. Teens and their guests are invited to stay the whole time or drop in just long enough to…

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Blast Off With Stories

July 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join us outside in the Children’s Garden for classical stories and stories about our Solar System and the Universe led by Traverse Area District Library staff. If the weather is inclement we will meet in the McGuire Community Room or…

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Get Dirty! Teen Gardening Club

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Want to know how to survive the collapse of civilization? Learn to grow your own food! Teens will have their own plot in the Children’s Garden behind the library. We will prepare the soil, select our cops, tend the plants,…

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Full STEAM Ahead!

July 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come and let books inspire us to learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) in a family-friendly storytime which will include some fun, hands-on activities. This program is great for kids grades K-3.

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Books to Movies

July 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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Tell-a-Tail

July 23 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Children are invited to read to gentle therapy dogs (with the dog’s adult trainer). Reading to dogs has been shown to improve reading skills and build self-confidence in young readers because of the non-judgmental and friendly nature of these animals.…

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Teen Hangout

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hang Out every Tuesday playing games and making things. There will be video games, board games, crafts, food, and room to relax. Teens and their guests are invited to stay the whole time or drop in just long enough to…

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Blast Off With Stories

July 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join us outside in the Children’s Garden for classical stories and stories about our Solar System and the Universe led by Traverse Area District Library staff. If the weather is inclement we will meet in the McGuire Community Room or…

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Build and Create

July 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Whether it’s building a LEGO construction or interacting with Snap Circuits or Makey Makey, this drop-in, family program is all about hands-on fun and the joy of creativity. And if you can’t think of anything to build, we have a…

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Consumer Education Classes

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on June 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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text next to a blue graphic of Michigan reads "Consumer education, Dana Nessel, Michigan Attorney General"

To help you be a savvy consumer and avoid tricks criminals use to steal, the Michigan Attorney General's Consumer Protection team offers six, FREE, 45-minute seminars on the topics of: Identity Theft; Phone, Mail & e-Scams; Online Safety; Investment Fraud;…

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Get Dirty! Teen Gardening Club

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Want to know how to survive the collapse of civilization? Learn to grow your own food! Teens will have their own plot in the Children’s Garden behind the library. We will prepare the soil, select our cops, tend the plants,…

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Full STEAM Ahead!

July 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come and let books inspire us to learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) in a family-friendly storytime which will include some fun, hands-on activities. This program is great for kids grades K-3.

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Books to Movies

July 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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Teen Hangout

July 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hang Out every Tuesday playing games and making things. This week we will be outside so expect our craft to be a bit messy! Our games will be more physical and a lot less digital. We will be in the…

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Tuesdays @ Two

July 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

This month we will read and discuss The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri. The Tuesdays @ Two Book Club is for people who love to read and discuss books.  It is a convenient book club that meets in the afternoon always the…

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August 2019

Get Dirty! Teen Gardening Club

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Want to know how to survive the collapse of civilization? Learn to grow your own food! Teens will have their own plot in the Children’s Garden behind the library. We will prepare the soil, select our cops, tend the plants,…

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Books to Movies

August 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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Teen Hangout

August 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 20, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hang Out every Tuesday playing games and making things. There will be video games, board games, crafts, food, and room to relax. Teens and their guests are invited to stay the whole time or drop in just long enough to…

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Get Dirty! Teen Gardening Club

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Want to know how to survive the collapse of civilization? Learn to grow your own food! Teens will have their own plot in the Children’s Garden behind the library. We will prepare the soil, select our cops, tend the plants,…

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Books to Movies

August 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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Teen Hangout

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 20, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hang Out every Tuesday playing games and making things. There will be video games, board games, crafts, food, and room to relax. Teens and their guests are invited to stay the whole time or drop in just long enough to…

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Get Dirty! Teen Gardening Club

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Want to know how to survive the collapse of civilization? Learn to grow your own food! Teens will have their own plot in the Children’s Garden behind the library. We will prepare the soil, select our cops, tend the plants,…

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Books to Movies

August 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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Teen Hangout

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 20, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hang Out every Tuesday playing games and making things. There will be video games, board games, crafts, food, and room to relax. Teens and their guests are invited to stay the whole time or drop in just long enough to…

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Get Dirty! Teen Gardening Club

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Want to know how to survive the collapse of civilization? Learn to grow your own food! Teens will have their own plot in the Children’s Garden behind the library. We will prepare the soil, select our cops, tend the plants,…

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Books to Movies

August 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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Tuesdays @ Two

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

This month we will read and discuss The Rosie Project by Graeme C. Simsion. The Tuesdays @ Two Book Club is for people who love to read and discuss books.  It is a convenient book club that meets in the afternoon…

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Get Dirty! Teen Gardening Club

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Want to know how to survive the collapse of civilization? Learn to grow your own food! Teens will have their own plot in the Children’s Garden behind the library. We will prepare the soil, select our cops, tend the plants,…

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September 2019

Labor Day: Libraries Closed

September 2 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  All Traverse Area District Library network locations will be closed for the Labor Day observance. Regular hours of operation will resume on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

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Books to Movies

September 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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Books to Movies

September 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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Books to Movies

September 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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Books to Movies

September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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Books to Movies

September 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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October 2019

Books to Movies

October 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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Books to Movies

October 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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Books to Movies

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

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