Public Notice

The March 21st TADL Board Study Session and Retreat at 12:00pm had been changed to a Regular Board Meeting at 4:00pm in the McGuire Community Room at 610 Woodmere Ave., Traverse City, MI. Also, the May 16th Regular Board meeting at 4:00pm has been changed to a Study Session and Retreat at 12:00pm at a location to be determined.

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Folded Book Art

All Day 2/1 - 2/28
Main Library - Traverse City
Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Display Case #4 Atrium (under stairs)
Age Group: Youth, Teen, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts/Games/Hobbies, Exhibits & Shows
Event Details:
Stop the atrium for a gorgeous display of folded book art during the month of February! Crafted by a library patron, this exhibit features intricate folds that turn discarded books into new works of art.  ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

TEAM Puzzle Tournament

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Traverse City
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Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: McGuire Community Room
Age Group: Teen, Adults
Program Type: Crafts/Games/Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Feeling cooped up?  Need a little bit of competition?  Sign your team up for the TEAM puzzle tournament.  Teams will consist of 2-4 players--you bring your team but we will need one name and contact information for registration. &...
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.

Coding Club with Mr. Andy

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Traverse City
Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Story Room - Youth Services
Age Group: Youth, Preschool, Elementary, Tweens
Program Type: Explore, STEAM
Event Details:
Join Mr. Andy and learn to code...no experience necessary! ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Creativity Corner

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Traverse City
Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Teen Services
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Arts, Crafts/Games/Hobbies, Explore, Make, Play/Just for Fun
Event Details:
Do you like to crochet or knit? Paint? Make jewelry? Draw or color? Any other creative activity? Bring your art or craft project and supplies and spend some time with other creative people! Snacks (and company) will be provided. ...

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This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Wigglers Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Kingsley Branch Library
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! Also, stay after Wigglers on cold days for Wiggler Playgroup. Wigglers doe...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tuesdays @ Two Book Club

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Main Library - Traverse City
Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Thirlby Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Do you like to read or listen to audiobooks across all genres? Do you like to talk about books, or just listen? Join the Tuesdays @ Two book discussion group on the last Tuesday of each month from 2pm to 3pm. This month we will be meeting in the Thir...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Novel writing For Teens

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Traverse City
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Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Teen Services
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is over. Now what? It is time to expand and edit your writing! All teen writers are welcome. Even if you didn’t participate in NaNoWriMo, you are still invited to join us. Writer Jacqueline Burke will share...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Budding Book Worms

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Traverse City
Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Story Room - Youth Services
Age Group: Youth, Elementary, Tweens
Program Type: Book Club, Discuss
Event Details:
Calling all budding bookworms! Children in grades 3-5 are welcome to join our Budding Bookworm Book Club, where young readers embark on exciting literary adventures! We'll dive into captivating stories, spark creative discussions, and nurture a lifel...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

TADL Stitchers

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Traverse City
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.

Digital Drop-Ins

10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Traverse City
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

10:30am - 11:30am
Kingsley Branch Library
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! Also, stay after Wigglers on cold days for Wiggler Playgroup. Wigglers doe...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Thirlby Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Civics & Community, Discuss
Event Details:
Want to talk about major world issues with others in our TC community? Join us for an eight week series to discuss current affairs topics that are timely and important talking points for our society.  When you register for this program, pleas...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Afternoon Book Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kingsley Branch Library
Library Branch: Kingsley Branch Library
Age Group: Teen, Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Join a thoughtful, established book club that meets on the last Wednesday at 2pm every month! We read a mix of genres, but mostly nonfiction. For more information and to request a copy of the latest book club book, contact Kingsley Branch Library at ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Volunteers

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Traverse City
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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Storytime for Big Kids

11:00am - 12:00pm
Kingsley Branch Library
Library Branch: Kingsley Branch Library
Age Group: Preschool, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join librarians and volunteers for Big Kid Storytime! We encourage kids 4 and up to attend with their caregivers for movement, music, stories, art, and fun! We meet every Thursday at 11 a.m. unless Kingsley Schools are closed. This event is free a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Thirlby Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Civics & Community
Event Details:
Want to talk about major world issues with others in our TC community? Join us for an eight week series to discuss current affairs topics that are timely and important talking points for our society.  When you register for this program, pleas...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

3:30pm - 6:45pm
Kingsley Branch Library
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. (Parents are welcomed… for the most part!) For more information, please call t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Yoga @TADL

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Traverse City
Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: McGuire Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
This week's session will be Introduction to Yoga - In 1hr classes, students will be focusing on fundamentals and forms, exploring what practice is through breath and movement. Students will discuss styles and objectives of yoga, from a...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Camera Club - Member Photo Exhibit

All Day 3/1 - 3/31
Main Library - Traverse City
Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: McGuire Community Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts, Exhibits & Shows
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Tai Chi

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Main Library - Traverse City
Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: McGuire Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Join us for an introduction to Tai Chi. During the winter months, we'll meet in the McGuire Community Room and when the weather gets nicer, we'll move out to the Library's Front Lawn. (Rain location will always be the the McGuire Community Room insid...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spanish Language Conversation Meet-Up

10:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Traverse City
Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Thirlby Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discuss
Event Details:
Looking to practice your Spanish language skills, but don't have anyone to talk to? Please plan to join us every first Saturday for a casual conversation group. All levels are welcome! ...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

TSO Tots with TADL

11:00am - 11:45am
Main Library - Traverse City
Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: McGuire Community Room
Age Group: Babies, Preschool, Elementary, Families
Program Type: Arts, Listen, Storytime
Event Details:
The popular TSO Tots program is back for an in-person program for families with preschoolers who enjoy classical music and children’s literature. Join us to hear children’s literature from TADL, be inspired by music from the Traverse Symphony Or...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Chess Club

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Traverse City
Library Branch: Main Library - Traverse City
Room: Teen Services
Age Group: Tweens, Teen
Program Type: Play/Just for Fun
Event Details:
Looking for someone to play Chess with or interested in learning how?  Meet up in Teen Services to learn and have some fun.  ...