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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

February 2020

Beginning Yoga

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on February 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

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

  We invite community members of all abilities and experiences to join us at Woodmere for a series of hour-long of gentle yoga classes.  Geared to a general audience of participants, this class will focus on settling the mind and…

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Chill- Peace of Mind Mondays for Teens

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Take an hour to relax. Join us for coloring, crafts, classical music, snacks, hot cocoa and tea. Enjoy a low volume level with no negativity allowed.

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Kids Coding Club

February 24 @ 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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Chill- Peace of Mind Mondays for Teens

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Take an hour to relax. Join us for coloring, crafts, classical music, snacks, hot cocoa and tea. Enjoy a low volume level with no negativity allowed.

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Save Them, Get Out, Hurry- Where in the World is Valentino Cupid? Teen Escape Room

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Everyone wants to know, where in the world is cupid?! With Valentine's Day right around the corner, it is up to you gumshoes to find and trap him so that he does not strike everyone with one of his arrows,…

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Books to Movies

February 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…

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Tuesdays @ Two

February 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 Treasure Island by Robert L. Stevenson. 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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Genealogy Webinar

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Join us at the library or register on your own for more information on Genealogy. Working with DNA segments on MyHeritage with Ran Snir Learn how the MyHeritage DNA test analyzes your DNA. Registering at home? Register HERE, otherwise…

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Kids Bingo

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Pre & Early Readers are invited to this language building program with their families. Each Bingo winner earns a free book!

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Otaku Kingdom

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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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Genealogy Webinar

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Join us at the library or register on your own for more information on Genealogy. Using Snagit for Genealogy Visual Storytelling and Instruction with Colleen Greene: Snagit is my go-to tool for capturing screenshots and converting those into compelling…

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Let’s Build and Create

February 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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 Makeys, 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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FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

February 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals is the teen volunteer group at the Traverse Area District Library’s Main Traverse City location. The group assists in planning programs, makes suggestions to improve library service to teens, and helps out with various library…

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Intermediate Knitting

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 26, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  Step up your knitting game by learning to knit a coffee cozy (pictured below). Participants will learn how to knit "in the round" on circular needles (Magic Loop method) and create lovely cables.   All materials will be provided.…

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Safety Training: Active Shooter

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 26, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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In an effort to help citizens prepare for an active shooter event, the Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Office provides general safety and workplace violence training, teaching citizens how to deal with the possibility of active shooters or violent people and…

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Beginning Knitting

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until March 5, 2020

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

  Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can! During this four week series you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off a mug rug. Don’t know what cast on, purl or bind off…

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Teen Writing Group

February 27 @ 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 28, 2020

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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March 2020

Dungeons & Dragons for Teens

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Meet up in Teen Services to play Dungeons & Dragons using fifth edition rules and a few adaptations that make it more fun. We will provide dice, rule books, and snacks. New and experienced players are welcome to this teen…

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T3 Teen Tabletop- Concept

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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In Concept, your goal is to guess words through the association of icons. A team of two players – neighbors at the table – choose a word or phrase that the other players need to guess. Acting together, this team…

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Books to Movies

March 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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Civic (Mis)information

March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  Join us for a Librarian-Led Discussion of How We Find, Evaluate and Share News! This evening of intriguing information will be hosted by Librarians Nicco Pandolfi, Instruction Librarian from Northwestern Michigan College, and Michele P. Howard, Director of Traverse…

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Digital Drop-Ins

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 17, 2020

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

  Need help setting up your digital library accounts?  We can help!  Our library staff will walk you through setting up your library account so you can place holds, renew items, or just check your account. If you live in…

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Intermediate Knitting

March 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 10, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on March 17, 2020 at 10:30 am

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

  Step up your knitting game by learning to knit a coffee cozy (pictured below). Participants will learn how to knit "in the round" on circular needles (Magic Loop method) and create lovely cables.   All materials will be provided.…

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Teen Crafters

March 3 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come make something! Every month there will be a fresh project to learn and create. Snacks will be provided. By request we will be creating key chains and other cute items with Perler beads.

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Astronaut Greg Johnson

March 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Former NASA Space Shuttle pilot, Greg Johnson (Col, USAF, Ret.), will talk  about being an astronaut in support of TADL's ExoLab on the ISS project. What kind of food did he eat? How do plants grow in space?  What did…

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FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

March 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals is the teen volunteer group at the Traverse Area District Library’s Main Traverse City location. The group assists in planning programs, makes suggestions to improve library service to teens, and helps out with various library…

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Beginning Yoga

March 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on March 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm

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

  We invite community members of all abilities and experiences to join us at Woodmere for a series of hour-long of gentle yoga classes.  Geared to a general audience of participants, this class will focus on settling the mind and…

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Beginning Knitting

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until March 5, 2020

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

  Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can! During this four week series you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off a mug rug. Don’t know what cast on, purl or bind off…

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Teen Writing Group

March 5 @ 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 28, 2020

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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Cinema Curiosa presents: Jay Myself

March 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The Bank – a six-floor, 36,000 square foot, 100-year-old landmark building – sits on the corner of the Bowery and Spring Street, for decades draped in mystery, graffiti-covered, with boarded-up windows. Inside, renowned photographer/artist Jay Maisel inhabited a thriving artist paradise…

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Coffee with a Cop

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  "Building relationships, one cup at a time." Join your neighbors and police offers for coffee and conversation! The coffee is generously donated by Mundos Roasting & Co. Free coffee and conversation will be provided with the Traverse City Police…

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Northwest Michigan Ballet Theatre: The Legend of Knockgrafton

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join the company from Northwest Michigan Ballet Theatre for a sneak preview at their 2020 ballet, The Legend of Knockgrafton . Seating is limited, so please arrive early.

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Beginning Yoga

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on June 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 8, 2020

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

  We invite community members of all abilities and experiences to join us at Woodmere for a series of hour-long of gentle yoga classes.  Geared to a general audience of participants, this class will focus on settling the mind and…

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Chill- Peace of Mind Mondays for Teens

March 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Take an hour to relax. Join us for coloring, crafts, classical music, snacks, hot cocoa and tea. Enjoy a low volume level with no negativity allowed.

Find out more »

Books to Movies

March 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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Beginning Knitting

March 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 16, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 23, 2020 at 6:30 pm

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

  Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can! During this four week series you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off a mug rug. Don’t know what cast on, purl or bind off…

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East Bay Branch Closed: Election Precinct

March 10
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The East Bay Branch Library will be closed on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 to serve as a Presidential Primary Election voting precinct. The library will resume normal hours of operation on Wednesday, March 11.

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Digital Drop-Ins

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 17, 2020

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

  Need help setting up your digital library accounts?  We can help!  Our library staff will walk you through setting up your library account so you can place holds, renew items, or just check your account. If you live in…

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3D Printing Program

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on March 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm

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

  Have you heard about the new 3D printers at TADL and want to know what all the fuss is about? Join us for this general introduction to 3D printing at Traverse Area District Library. We'll get to watch the printer…

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Intermediate Knitting

March 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 10, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on March 17, 2020 at 10:30 am

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

  Step up your knitting game by learning to knit a coffee cozy (pictured below). Participants will learn how to knit "in the round" on circular needles (Magic Loop method) and create lovely cables.   All materials will be provided.…

Find out more »

Genealogy Webinar

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Join us at the library or register on your own for more information on Genealogy. Mining the Newspaper Databases on MyHeritage for Your Family History with Janice M. Sellers: Newspapers can provide information about births, deaths, marriages, moves, business,…

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Election Rant for Teens

March 10 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Today adults will be voting in the primary election to choose who will represent their party in the general election. Do you have an opinion you would like to share? Do you think you should have a vote too? Come…

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ConsiderTHIS: Political Identity vs Ideology

March 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  What is your Political Identity?  How do we define Conservative or Liberal (and what's a Libertarian anyway)? Are they tied to the Political Parties or ideologies unto themselves? Join the conversation! Although everyone agrees that there is a difference…

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FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

March 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals is the teen volunteer group at the Traverse Area District Library’s Main Traverse City location. The group assists in planning programs, makes suggestions to improve library service to teens, and helps out with various library…

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Teen Writing Group

March 12 @ 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 28, 2020

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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Genealogy Webinar–24 hour Marathon

March 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  Join this history making day as Family Tree embarks on the first-ever 24-hour genealogy webinar marathon, where you will learn how to trace your ancestors from the world's top genealogists and educators. From advanced Googling to DNA, from The…

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Friends of TADL Media Sale: Members only preview sale

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Don't miss the annual Friends of the Traverse Area District Library Media Sale! This sale features thousands of CDs, DVDs, audio books, and an assortment of vinyl records. Members of the Friends of TADL are invited to this members-only preview…

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Friends of TADL: Media Sale

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Don’t miss the annual Friends of the Traverse Area District Library Media Sale! This sale features thousands of CDs, DVDs, audio books, and an assortment of vinyl records. Thousands of CDs will be available at a special price of 2…

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Dungeons & Dragons for Teens

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Meet up in Teen Services to play Dungeons & Dragons using fifth edition rules and a few adaptations that make it more fun. We will provide dice, rule books, and snacks. New and experienced players are welcome to this teen…

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Chill- Peace of Mind Mondays for Teens

March 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Take an hour to relax. Join us for coloring, crafts, classical music, snacks, hot cocoa and tea. Enjoy a low volume level with no negativity allowed.

Find out more »

Books to Movies

March 16 @ 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 »

Beginning Knitting

March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 16, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 23, 2020 at 6:30 pm

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

  Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can! During this four week series you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off a mug rug. Don’t know what cast on, purl or bind off…

Find out more »

Digital Drop-Ins

March 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 17, 2020

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

  Need help setting up your digital library accounts?  We can help!  Our library staff will walk you through setting up your library account so you can place holds, renew items, or just check your account. If you live in…

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Intermediate Knitting

March 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 10, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on March 17, 2020 at 10:30 am

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

  Step up your knitting game by learning to knit a coffee cozy (pictured below). Participants will learn how to knit "in the round" on circular needles (Magic Loop method) and create lovely cables.   All materials will be provided.…

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Magic the Gathering for Teens

March 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 20, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Play Magic the Gathering with other teens at the library. Bring your cards if you have them. If not and you want to play come anyway; others may have cards to share.   "Magic the Gathering" by Svetlin Velinov is licensed under CC BY-ND…

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FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

March 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals is the teen volunteer group at the Traverse Area District Library’s Main Traverse City location. The group assists in planning programs, makes suggestions to improve library service to teens, and helps out with various library…

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Beginning Yoga

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on March 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm

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

  We invite community members of all abilities and experiences to join us at Woodmere for a series of hour-long of gentle yoga classes.  Geared to a general audience of participants, this class will focus on settling the mind and…

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Teen Writing Group

March 19 @ 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 28, 2020

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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After Hours – Laser Tag

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  March is Women's History Month, and what better way to celebrate than laser tag? Obviously we can't run around the library while it's open, so this party starts after the library has closed. Teams will be named after iconic…

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Second Annual Seed Swap

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Spring is coming (we promise)! And we’re getting the TADL Seed Library ready, too. Join us as Poesis Community Farm will share seeds, talk about seed saving and processing seeds.  You are welcome to bring seeds with you to…

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Beginning Yoga

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on March 23, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 27, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating indefinitely

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

  We invite community members of all abilities and experiences to join us at Woodmere for a series of hour-long of gentle yoga classes.  Geared to a general audience of participants, this class will focus on settling the mind and…

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Chill- Peace of Mind Mondays for Teens

March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Take an hour to relax. Join us for coloring, crafts, classical music, snacks, hot cocoa and tea. Enjoy a low volume level with no negativity allowed.

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Books to Movies

March 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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Beginning Knitting

March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 16, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 23, 2020 at 6:30 pm

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

  Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can! During this four week series you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off a mug rug. Don’t know what cast on, purl or bind off…

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Genealogy Webinar

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Join us at the library or register on your own for more information on Genealogy. City Directories: Much More than Ye Olde Phonebooks with Mike Mansfield Learn about the fascinating details which may be hiding in your ancestors' City…

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Teen Crafters- Japanese Katakana Name Pin

March 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Let us help you find your name (or the closest translation) in the Japanese katakana writing. We will then provide the materials to make a shrinky dink pin with your newly found name!  

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Genealogy Webinar

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Join us at the library or register on your own for more information on Genealogy. Using Fold3.com to your advantage with Craig R. Scott: With every subscription service, there are nuances. What is free? What will you have to…

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FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

March 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals is the teen volunteer group at the Traverse Area District Library’s Main Traverse City location. The group assists in planning programs, makes suggestions to improve library service to teens, and helps out with various library…

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Teen Writing Group

March 26 @ 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 28, 2020

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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3D Printing Program

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm

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

  Have you heard about the new 3D printers at TADL and want to know what all the fuss is about? Join us for this general introduction to 3D printing at Traverse Area District Library. We'll get to watch the printer…

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Japanese Tea Ceremony

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  You are invited to attend an o-chakai (tea gathering) at the Traverse Area District Library to experience an authentic Japanese tea ceremony.   O-Chakai, Tea Gathering: Guests will enjoy a traditional tea sweet, followed by a bowl of hot,…

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Dungeons & Dragons For Teens

March 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Meet up in Teen Services to play Dungeons & Dragons using fifth edition rules and a few adaptations that make it more fun. We will provide dice, rule books, and snacks. New and experienced players are welcome to this teen…

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Japanese Tea Ceremony for Teens

March 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Teens are invited to attend an o-chakai (tea gathering) at the Traverse Area District Library to experience an authentic Japanese tea ceremony. O-Chakai, Tea Gathering: Teens will enjoy a traditional tea sweet, followed by a bowl of hot, frothy, richly…

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Save Them, Get Out, Hurry- HMS Terror Teen Escape Room

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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In the spring of 1845, the best-provisioned Arctic expedition in history, HMS Terror, set sail in search of a passage across the northern seas. Captained by famed British explorer John Franklin, the ship became trapped by ice and disappeared somewhere…

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Books to Movies

March 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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Spring Break for Teens: Clockmaking

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Teens will design and decorate their clock face and then assemble the clock. Please register to ensure there are enough clock parts for all teens.

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Otaku Kingdom

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Last of the month, happening 15 times

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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April 2020

Spring Break for Teens: Sculpy Creations

April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Teens will be using Sculpey clay to create charms and to cover pens.

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Beginning Yoga

April 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm

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

  We invite community members of all abilities and experiences to join us at Woodmere for a series of hour-long of gentle yoga classes.  Geared to a general audience of participants, this class will focus on settling the mind and…

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Spring Break for Teens: Duct Tape

April 2 @ 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 wallet, bracelet, or whatever grand creation you can imagine out of Duct Tape.

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Spring Break for Teens: Picture Frames

April 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Explore your creativity by painting a picture frame.

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Books to Movies

April 6 @ 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 Crafters

April 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 12, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come make something! Every month there will be a fresh project to learn and create. Snacks will be provided.

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History of Tiger Stadium with Doc Fletcher

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  After writing 9 books about the joy of canoeing & kayaking rivers, lifelong Michigan resident & 2017 MLA Author Award winner Doc Fletcher moves to dry land for his latest book: "The History of Tiger Stadium: A Love Letter to Baseball at…

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FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

April 8 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals is the teen volunteer group at the Traverse Area District Library’s Main Traverse City location. The group assists in planning programs, makes suggestions to improve library service to teens, and helps out with various library…

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Teen Writing Group

April 9 @ 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 28, 2020

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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Library Closed for Easter

April 12
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

The Main Library (610 Woodmere Avenue, Traverse City, MI 49686) and all other TADL network libraries will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020. TADL network libraries will resume normal hours* of operation on Monday, April 13. *Please note…

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Beginning Yoga

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on April 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 27, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating indefinitely

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

  We invite community members of all abilities and experiences to join us at Woodmere for a series of hour-long of gentle yoga classes.  Geared to a general audience of participants, this class will focus on settling the mind and…

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Books to Movies

April 13 @ 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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ConsiderTHIS: Corporate Responsibility

April 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join the conversation! Topic: Do Corporations Have A Social Responsibility? The economist Milton Friedman famously argued that the only responsibility of corporations was to increase their profits for their shareholders (though shareholders, as human beings, might have various social responsibilities…

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FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

April 15 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals is the teen volunteer group at the Traverse Area District Library’s Main Traverse City location. The group assists in planning programs, makes suggestions to improve library service to teens, and helps out with various library…

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Beginning Yoga

April 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm

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

  We invite community members of all abilities and experiences to join us at Woodmere for a series of hour-long of gentle yoga classes.  Geared to a general audience of participants, this class will focus on settling the mind and…

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Teen Writing Group

April 16 @ 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 28, 2020

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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An Evening of Jazz and American Standards with Jymi Dill

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, join us to listen to musician Jymi Dill sing from his repertoire of Jazz classics and American standards. If you're missing the songs of days gone by, you won't want to miss this…

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Books to Movies

April 20 @ 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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Magic the Gathering for Teens

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 20, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Play Magic the Gathering with other teens at the library. Bring your cards if you have them. If not and you want to play come anyway; others may have cards to share.   "Magic the Gathering" by Svetlin Velinov is licensed under CC BY-ND…

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FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

April 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals is the teen volunteer group at the Traverse Area District Library’s Main Traverse City location. The group assists in planning programs, makes suggestions to improve library service to teens, and helps out with various library…

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Teen Writing Group

April 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 28, 2020

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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Michigan Forests: Then and Now

April 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Mark Stormzand, author of Stormy Outside, the Adventures and Misadventures of a Forester and his Dog, was a forester his entire life in Canada, the western US and Michigan. He'll share the history of Michigan's forests and tell us…

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Beginning Yoga

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on March 23, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 27, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating indefinitely

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

  We invite community members of all abilities and experiences to join us at Woodmere for a series of hour-long of gentle yoga classes.  Geared to a general audience of participants, this class will focus on settling the mind and…

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