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Friends of Norway Display

All Day 4/1 - 4/30
Display Case #2 Sight & Sound (west) at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Exhibits & Shows
Age Group:
Youth, Teen, Adults
Event Details:

This exhibit is in both cases outside the Sight & Sound department, as well as the display cases under the main staircase!

Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Display Case #2 Sight & Sound (west)
Age Group: Youth, Teen, Adults
Program Type: Exhibits & Shows
Event Details:
This exhibit is in both cases outside the Sight & Sound department, as well as the display cases under the main staircase! ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.

Baby Time with Miss Michele

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 9:15am - 9:45am
Story Room - Youth Services at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Youth, Babies
Event Details:

Baby Time with Miss Michele is an interactive story time introducing early literacy to our youngest patrons.  Geared toward families with children ages 0-12 months.

Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Story Room - Youth Services
Age Group: Youth, Babies
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Baby Time with Miss Michele is an interactive story time introducing early literacy to our youngest patrons.  Geared toward families with children ages 0-12 months. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Versiti Blood Drive

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 9:30am - 2:00pm
McGuire Community Room at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Civics & Community, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

An hour of your time will save 3 local patients! Community Blood Drive - Appointments preferred and walk-ins welcome. To sign up:  Visit www.Versiti.org/MI or call &n

Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: McGuire Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Civics & Community, Health & Wellness
Event Details:
An hour of your time will save 3 local patients! Community Blood Drive - Appointments preferred and walk-ins welcome. To sign up:  Visit www.Versiti.org/MI or call  1-866-Mi-Blood Helpful tip: make sure to eat a healthy meal and...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Toddler Time with Miss Michele

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room - Youth Services at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Youth, Babies, Preschool
Event Details:

Join Miss Michele for Toddler Time (formerly Mother Goose Time) as she leads families with young children through stories, rhymes and books. For children aged 12-36 month

Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Story Room - Youth Services
Age Group: Youth, Babies, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join Miss Michele for Toddler Time (formerly Mother Goose Time) as she leads families with young children through stories, rhymes and books. For children aged 12-36 months. ...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Wigglers Storytime

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:15am
Kingsley Branch Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Babies, Preschool
Event Details:

Join us for Wigglers Storytime! Ms. Beth engages our early and pre-readers with movement, music, crafts, and stories, to develop literacy, social skills, and confidence! Wiggler

Library Branch: Kingsley Branch Library
Age Group: Babies, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for Wigglers Storytime! Ms. Beth engages our early and pre-readers with movement, music, crafts, and stories, to develop literacy, social skills, and confidence! Wigglers does not meet when Kingsley Schools is not in session. For any quest...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

The First Amendment: Let's Talk About Free Speech and Freedom of Religion

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Thirlby Room at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Civics & Community, Discuss
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

The First Amendment is the hottest area of law right now. Many of the most controversial decisions being handed down by the Supreme Court are being brought under some provision of

Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Thirlby Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Civics & Community, Discuss
Event Details:
The First Amendment is the hottest area of law right now. Many of the most controversial decisions being handed down by the Supreme Court are being brought under some provision of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which states that “Congr...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Bingo! With Miss Amanda

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Story Room - Youth Services at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Play/Just for Fun
Age Group:
Youth, Preschool, Elementary, Tweens
Event Details:

Join Miss Amanda for fun & games with Word Building Bingo and earn a free book! 

Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Story Room - Youth Services
Age Group: Youth, Preschool, Elementary, Tweens
Program Type: Play/Just for Fun
Event Details:
Join Miss Amanda for fun & games with Word Building Bingo and earn a free book!  ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Knitting Basics with Cara

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
East Bay Branch Library
Program Type:
Arts, Crafts/Games/Hobbies, Make
Age Group:
Teen, Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

Join local artist Cara Bagley-Aurand for a 4-part knitting program. Over the course of these 4 sessions you will work on basic knitting skills to follow a simple pattern. 

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Library Branch: East Bay Branch Library
Age Group: Teen, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts, Crafts/Games/Hobbies, Make
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Join local artist Cara Bagley-Aurand for a 4-part knitting program. Over the course of these 4 sessions you will work on basic knitting skills to follow a simple pattern.  All materials provided.  ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Twisted Quills: Teen Writing Group

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Teen Services at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Writing
Age Group:
Teen
Event Details:

All teen writers are welcome. Writer Jacqueline Burke will share her enthusiasm and skills. Guest authors may also come to share.  Bring your writing so you can apply what you

Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Teen Services
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Writing
Event Details:
All teen writers are welcome. Writer Jacqueline Burke will share her enthusiasm and skills. Guest authors may also come to share.  Bring your writing so you can apply what you learn during free writing times. There will be snacks and beverages t...
This event is in the "Public Meeting" group.

LWVGTA - Media Literacy 101 How to tell if the information we receive can be trusted

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm
McGuire Community Room at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Civics & Community
Age Group:
Public Meeting
Event Details:

On Tuesday April 16, 2024, from 5:00 to 6:30 PM, the LWVGTA will present a program focused on recognizing dis -and mis-information. Traverse City Record-Eagle Executive Edito

Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: McGuire Community Room
Age Group: Public Meeting
Program Type: Civics & Community
Event Details:
On Tuesday April 16, 2024, from 5:00 to 6:30 PM, the LWVGTA will present a program focused on recognizing dis -and mis-information. Traverse City Record-Eagle Executive Editor Rebecca Pierce and Scott Harmsen, Grand Valley State University adj...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

TADL Stitchers

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thirlby Room at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Crafts/Games/Hobbies
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors, Families
Event Details:

TADL Stitchers is open to anyone with an interest in needlework in its many forms--knitting, crochet, cross stitch, needlepoint, quilting, embroidery, tatting, etc.  If you ar

Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Thirlby Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Families
Program Type: Crafts/Games/Hobbies
Event Details:
TADL Stitchers is open to anyone with an interest in needlework in its many forms--knitting, crochet, cross stitch, needlepoint, quilting, embroidery, tatting, etc.  If you are having trouble with a project, others may be able to help.  Use...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Queer Tales Book Club - Poetry Month

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Nelson Room at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Book Club, Celebrate, Discuss, Listen
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

Join us for Queer Tales Book Club where we chat about books that are by and/or about LGBTQIA+ people. Reading is not required, and everyone is welcome. We hang out on the third

Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Nelson Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Club, Celebrate, Discuss, Listen
Event Details:
Join us for Queer Tales Book Club where we chat about books that are by and/or about LGBTQIA+ people. Reading is not required, and everyone is welcome. We hang out on the third Tuesday of the month at 7pm in the Nelson Room. This month's select...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Make-Believers Storytime with Miss Kate

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room - Youth Services at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Youth, Preschool
Event Details:

Make-Believers is an energetic and engaging storytime with Miss Kate that welcomes preschoolers and their caregivers. We’ll practice the important early literacy skills of reading,

Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Story Room - Youth Services
Age Group: Youth, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Make-Believers is an energetic and engaging storytime with Miss Kate that welcomes preschoolers and their caregivers. We’ll practice the important early literacy skills of reading, talking, singing, writing and playing while listening to stories and ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Digital Drop-Ins

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:30am
Reference Desk at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Computers/Tech
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

Need a little help with your laptop, tablet, or phone? TADL's knowledgeable staff are available to answer your basic questions during this time and can set you up with resources fo

Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Reference Desk
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Computers/Tech
Event Details:
Need a little help with your laptop, tablet, or phone? TADL's knowledgeable staff are available to answer your basic questions during this time and can set you up with resources for more information. Please ask at the Reference Desk on the second flo...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Wigglers Storytime

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:15am
Kingsley Branch Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Babies, Preschool
Event Details:

Join us for Wigglers Storytime! Ms. Beth engages our early and pre-readers with movement, music, crafts, and stories, to develop literacy, social skills, and confidence! Wiggler

Library Branch: Kingsley Branch Library
Age Group: Babies, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for Wigglers Storytime! Ms. Beth engages our early and pre-readers with movement, music, crafts, and stories, to develop literacy, social skills, and confidence! Wigglers does not meet when Kingsley Schools is not in session. For any quest...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Sing & Stomp

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
East Bay Branch Library
Program Type:
Play/Just for Fun, Storytime
Age Group:
Babies, Preschool, Families
Event Details:

Experience stories through music, movement and books with Mr. Matt, in the North Conference Room of the Township offices, across the parking lot from the library.

Library Branch: East Bay Branch Library
Age Group: Babies, Preschool, Families
Program Type: Play/Just for Fun, Storytime
Event Details:
Experience stories through music, movement and books with Mr. Matt, in the North Conference Room of the Township offices, across the parking lot from the library. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Build n' Create

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Story Room - Youth Services at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Crafts/Games/Hobbies, Play/Just for Fun
Age Group:
Youth, Preschool, Elementary, Tweens
Event Details:

Join us for fun with LEGO and other engineering challenges. Build something tall, moveable or stable, and challenge yourself to build &&

Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Story Room - Youth Services
Age Group: Youth, Preschool, Elementary, Tweens
Program Type: Crafts/Games/Hobbies, Play/Just for Fun
Event Details:
Join us for fun with LEGO and other engineering challenges. Build something tall, moveable or stable, and challenge yourself to build & create. ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Volunteers

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Teen Services at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Civics & Community
Age Group:
Teen
Event Details:

Whether you need volunteer hours for school or are just looking to be more active in your community, the library would be pleased to benefit from your time. Sometimes there are pro

Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Teen Services
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Civics & Community
Event Details:
Whether you need volunteer hours for school or are just looking to be more active in your community, the library would be pleased to benefit from your time. Sometimes there are projects to complete but often we need you to help us plan, schedule and ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Escape Room

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:30pm
East Bay Branch Library
Program Type:
Crafts/Games/Hobbies, Play/Just for Fun
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Solve puzzles, find clues, and break the code before time runs out!

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Registration
Library Branch: East Bay Branch Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts/Games/Hobbies, Play/Just for Fun
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Solve puzzles, find clues, and break the code before time runs out! ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Money Management and Financial Literacy Workshop: Developing a Spending Plan, Credit Ratio and Savings, and Insurance

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Thirlby Room at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Civics & Community, Explore
Age Group:
Teen, Adults
Event Details:

Money management and financial literacy workshop to help you better understand basic financial tools from budgeting to debt reduction to avoiding scams. Financial services staff fr

Register Now
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Thirlby Room
Age Group: Teen, Adults
Program Type: Civics & Community, Explore
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Money management and financial literacy workshop to help you better understand basic financial tools from budgeting to debt reduction to avoiding scams. Financial services staff from the Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency will be on hand to p...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime for Bigs

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room - Youth Services at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Youth, Preschool
Event Details:

Join Mr. Andy for Storytime For Bigs!  Engaging stories, songs, movement and fun for preschoolers and their caregivers. Masks are encouraged!

Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Story Room - Youth Services
Age Group: Youth, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join Mr. Andy for Storytime For Bigs!  Engaging stories, songs, movement and fun for preschoolers and their caregivers. Masks are encouraged! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Yoga @TADL

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
McGuire Community Room at Main Library - Traverse City
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

This week's session is soon to be determined. Check back for a description shortly!  Sessions generously provided by: Embody the Bee NPO,  AKA EmbodyTC | Founded in

Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: McGuire Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
This week's session is soon to be determined. Check back for a description shortly!  Sessions generously provided by: Embody the Bee NPO,  AKA EmbodyTC | Founded in 2020 EmbodyTC is a Traverse City local nonprofit organization that...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Big Kid Storytime

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:45am
Kingsley Branch Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Preschool, Elementary
Event Details:

Join librarians and volunteers for Big Kid Storytime! We encourage kids 4 and up to attend with their caregivers. Movement, music, stories, art, and more! Free and open to the publ

Library Branch: Kingsley Branch Library
Age Group: Preschool, Elementary
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join librarians and volunteers for Big Kid Storytime! We encourage kids 4 and up to attend with their caregivers. Movement, music, stories, art, and more! Free and open to the public, every Thursday from 11-11:45am at Kingsley Branch Library's Commun...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 3:30pm - 6:45pm
Kingsley Branch Library
Program Type:
Crafts/Games/Hobbies
Age Group:
Teen
Event Details:

Join this fun teen-led D&D campaign in the Community Room. Typically, we’re playing 5e. Everything you need is provided! Event is free and open to persons 13-19. For more in

Library Branch: Kingsley Branch Library
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Crafts/Games/Hobbies
Event Details:
Join this fun teen-led D&D campaign in the Community Room. Typically, we’re playing 5e. Everything you need is provided! Event is free and open to persons 13-19. For more information, please call the library at 231-263-5484. ...