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Register for the 3rd Annual TADL Chili Cook-off

Register for the 3rd Annual TADL Chili Cook-off

Do you make the best chili around? What is your specialty? Five-alarm, white chicken, vegetarian, vegan or “real” chili (made without beans, so some would argue)? Anything goes ...
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MDOT and TADL remind patrons to stay off of railroad tracks

MDOT and TADL remind patrons to stay off of railroad tracks

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has been working to replace railroad ties and other track maintenance near the TADL Main Library in Traverse City. As part of ...
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Have a Spooktacular October at Your Library!

Have a Spooktacular October at Your Library!

October is a SPOOKTACULAR month at your TADL network community libraries! Enjoy a variety of magical events, costume parades, ghost stories, pumpkin carving, and old-fashioned parties offering family friendly ways ...
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TADL receives Great Stories Club grant from the American Library Association

TADL receives Great Stories Club grant from the American Library Association

Grant will allow librarians to lead book clubs with underserved teens. August 29, 2019 (Traverse City, Michigan) — The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) has been selected as ...
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CONSIDERTHIS: Philosophy for Everyday Life

CONSIDERTHIS: Philosophy for Everyday Life

philosophy noun phi·los·o·phy | \ fə-ˈlä-s(ə-)fē
 The original meaning of the word philosophy comes from the Greek roots philo- meaning "love" and -sophos, or "wisdom." Philosophy = Love ...
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TADL Receives Gift from the Estate of Marion L. Talbot

TADL Receives Gift from the Estate of Marion L. Talbot

Marion L. Talbot, M.D., M.P.H., of Traverse City, passed away in February 2019. The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) was a named beneficiary of her estate and recently ...
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TADL Director to Retire in September

TADL Director to Retire in September

August 23, 2019 (Traverse City, MI) – Traverse Area District Library (TADL) Director Gail Parsons Juett will retire from her position effective September 30, 2019. She was named ...
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Protecting Library Patron Privacy 

Protecting Library Patron Privacy 

Protecting Library Patron Privacy  One of the main reasons that communities place so much trust in public libraries is the privacy and confidentiality provided to everyone who ...
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TADL Trustees vote to make Library campus smoke and tobacco free.

TADL Trustees vote to make Library campus smoke and tobacco free.

At the May regular meeting, the Board of Trustees voted to approve a new policy making the Traverse Area District Library (TADL)  buildings and grounds smoke and tobacco ...
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