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Peninsula Community Library

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2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
231-223-7700 https://www.tadl.org/peninsula

February 2017

Story Stew

February 2, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until February 23, 2017

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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It's storytime for the youngest readers at PCL. Join us on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month at 9:30 AM.

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Sweets for the Sweet

February 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Patrons are invited to create a heart-shaped cake.  Frosting and decorations are provided.  You will need to bring one 8 inch round and one 8 inch square cake, unfrosted, as well as something to get your cake home on.  Call…

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March 2017

PCL Board Meeting

March 9, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The PCL Board meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 4:30 p.m.  Public comment is welcome.

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Story Stew

March 16, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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It’s fun for preschoolers with Story Stew at Peninsula Community Library on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 9:30 a.m.  Stories, crafts and songs fill this hour long program for little ones in the library. March 16:…

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Pageturners

March 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Our book club for adults meets on the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.  Newcomers are welcome.  The March pick is The Tea Planter's Wife by Dinah Jefferies.  Books are available on a first come basis at PCL.

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A Spanish Ally

March 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Joseph Conger from the Sons of the American Revolution presents a program on a little known Revolutionary War hero. We don't want to give away too much, so join us to learn about the 8th Honorary Citizen of the United…

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Mocktail Party

March 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Don your Great Gatsby best and come to our Silent Auction Finale for themed beverages and appetizers. Make final bids on items before winners are revealed at evening's end. All are welcome! Be sure to visit during normal PCL hours…

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PCL Board Meeting

March 23, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The PCL Board meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 4:30 p.m.  Public comment is welcome.

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April 2017

Murder Undone

April 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Old Mission's own Stephen Lewis talks about his sequel to Murder on Old Mission.  Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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Story Stew

April 6, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Bring your little ones to our story hour filled books, crafts and other activities.  Story Stew meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month.

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Threads

April 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Bring along whatever fibercraft you are working on currently - knitting, quilting, cross stitch, etc. - and enjoy the company of others.  Threads patrons get together on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 10 a.m.  

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PCL Board Meeting

April 13, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The PCL Board meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 4:30 p.m. The public is welcome.

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SOS Learning

April 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Educational services consultant Debra Caperton shares information on specialized learning services available to students through her company and beyond.

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Friends of PCL

April 19, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The Friends of PCL meet to plan summer fundraisers and activities to bring our community together in our building project.  All are welcome!

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Story Stew

April 20, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Bring your little ones to our story hour filled books, crafts and other activities.  Story Stew meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month.

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Pageturners

April 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Our book club for adults meets on the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.  Newcomers are welcome.  The April pick is Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly.  Books are available on a first come basis at PCL.

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Kids Make & Take

April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Kids ages 8 and older make beads out of paper with Jane Arney and turn them into colorful jewelry. RSVP by April 17 at 223-7700.  Space is limited.

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Threads

April 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Bring along whatever fibercraft you are working on currently – knitting, quilting, cross stitch, etc. – and enjoy the company of others.  Threads patrons get together on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 10 a.m.  

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A Dollar for Penny

April 27, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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TBA Credit Union staff joins us for a story hour in celebration of Money Smart Week.  Children ages 4-6 receive a free book to take home.  Teach your child the value of money!

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PCL Board Meeting

April 27, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The PCL Board meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 4:30 p.m. The public is welcome.

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May 2017

Story Stew

May 4, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Bring your child to our story hour offered on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month at 9:30 a.m.  Stories, crafts, songs and fun fill this hour for young patrons!  

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Basket Making 101

May 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Sean Lennox teaches adults and teens his craft.  Bring a sack dinner if you like.  We will provide beverages and dessert while you make a work of art to take home.  RSVP by May 1.  

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Threads

May 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Bring along whatever fibercraft you are working on currently – knitting, quilting, cross stitch, etc. – and enjoy the company of others.  Threads patrons get together on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 10 a.m.

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PCL Board Meeting

May 11, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The PCL Board of Trustees meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month at 4:30 p.m.  Public is welcome.

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Story Stew

May 18, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Bring your child to our story hour offered on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month at 9:30 a.m.  Stories, crafts, songs and fun fill this hour for young patrons!  

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TADL Monthly Board Meeting

May 18, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) Board of Trustees will meet for their regular monthly board meeting. Board meetings are open to the public. Click here for a complete agenda and the minutes of the previous meeting.

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Pageturners

May 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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PCL's book club for adults meets on the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.  May's choice is River Road by Carol Goodman. Books are available on a first come basis at PCL.  

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Get Caught Reading

May 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Families celebrate the joy of reading with a plethora of crafts and reading activities.  Make your own book!  DIY!

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Threads

May 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Bring along whatever fibercraft you are working on currently – knitting, quilting, cross stitch, etc. – and enjoy the company of others.  Threads patrons get together on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 10 a.m.

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PCL Board Meeting

May 25, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The PCL Board of Trustees meets on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month at 4:30 p.m.  Public is welcome.

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What is a Public Library?

May 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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PCL Director Vicki Shurly explains what makes a public library a public library - history, what public libraries offer, why they operate the way they do, as well as humorous stories from PCL and beyond. Enjoy Emily Dickinson's favorite snack…

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June 2017

Gentle Yoga

June 7, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Namaste! Gentle instructor Tina Livingston, who was introduced to yoga after an injury, offers yoga basics in the library for adults & teens of all abilities on each Wednesday. The sessions are offered at 9:30 AM.  There is a $7…

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PCL Board Meeting

June 8, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The PCL Board of Trustees meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 4:30 p.m.  Public is welcome.

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Threads

June 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 24, 2017

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Bring along whatever fibercraft you are working on currently – knitting, quilting, cross stitch, etc. – and enjoy the company of others.  Threads patrons get together on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 10 a.m.

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Story Stew

June 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

It’s fun for preschoolers with Story Stew at Peninsula Community Library on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 9:30 a.m.  Stories, crafts and songs fill this hour long program for little ones in the library.   June…

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Pageturners Book Club

June 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Pageturners, Peninsula Community Library’s book group, meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month. This month’s book selection is Lab Girl by Hope Jahren. New members are welcome.  Copies are available in the library on a first…

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Leadership Presentation and Author Visit – CANCELLED

June 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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CANCELLED: This event has been cancelled due an emergency conflict with the author's schedule. It will be rescheduled at a later date...................

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Teen Program at PCL

June 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Special programs are offered for pre-teens and teens  at 7 PM.  On June 26, relax in the Teen Café with coffee drinks and DIY cupcakes.

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Movie Mornings

June 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Families are invited to join us for a movie and snack on the last Tuesday of the month @ 10 AM.  Come in your jammies with pillows & blankets to stretch out.  June 27 – Tale of Despereaux (G)

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Summer Reading Club event

June 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The state-wide theme for SRC, Building a Better World, could not be more appropriate this year at PCL! Our first mutigenerational program will be on Thursday, June 29 at 10 AM when we host LEGO Mania, a morning filled with…

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Summer Reading Club event

June 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The state-wide theme for SRC could not be more appropriate than it is this year at PCL!  Patrons of all ages may pick up a brochure at PCL.  June 29: LEGO Mania – crafts, activities & more - 10 AM.

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July 2017

Summer Reading Club event

July 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until July 27, 2017

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The state-wide theme for SRC could not be more appropriate than it is this year at PCL!  Patrons of all ages may pick up a brochure at PCL.  July 6 – Gum Drop Engineering (10 AM).

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Summer Reading Club event

July 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come Build a Better World at PCL this summer. Our next mutigenerational program will be on Thursday, July 13 when Michigan Humanities Touring Artist, Narrative Consultant and award winning Storyteller, Jenifer Strauss comes to PCL for an evening of stories…

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Teen Program at PCL

July 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Special programs are offered for pre-teens and teens  at 7 PM. On July 17, create a masterpiece with painting tape and acrylics.

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Summer Reading Club event

July 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The state-wide theme for SRC could not be more appropriate than it is this year at PCL!  Patrons of all ages may pick up a brochure at PCL.  July 20 - Architecture 101, Cornwell Architects read the kid’s a story…

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Friends and Fine Editions Used Book Sale

July 20, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The annual Friends and Fine Editions Used Book sale kicks off with an ice cream social July 20 from 4-7 for friends members, opening at 7 that evening to the general public and continuing at full price until July 26.…

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Pageturners Book Club

July 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 17, 2017

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Pageturners, Peninsula Community Library’s book group, meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month. This month’s book selection is The Promise Girls by Marie Bostwick. New members are welcome.  Copies are available in the library on a first…

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Local Artists Fair

July 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Our Local Artists Fair will host food trucks this year and takes place July 22 from 9-4 in the school gym.

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Movie Mornings

July 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Families are invited to join us for a movie and snack on the last Tuesday of the month @ 10 AM.  Come in your jammies with pillows & blankets to stretch out. July 25 - The Parent Trap (PG)

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Summer Reading Club finale

July 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The state-wide theme for SRC could not be more appropriate than it is this year at PCL!  Patrons of all ages may pick up a brochure at PCL.  July 27 Building the Heart of the Community – Pack a picnic…

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August 2017

5 to One Playgroup

August 3, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until August 17, 2017

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Sponsored by Great Start Collaborative

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TECH Free Family Night

August 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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TECH Free Family Night    Come on in August 7 from 6-8:30 PM for an evening of old fashioned board games, crafts and snacks.  The computers will be OFF for this one night to allow patrons to disconnect!

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Story Stew

August 10, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until August 24, 2017

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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It’s fun for preschoolers with Story Stew at Peninsula Community Library on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 9:30 a.m.  Stories, crafts and songs fill this hour long program for little ones in the library.

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Wine Bottle Art

August 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Adults create a beautiful lighted work of art from a wine bottle with Jack and Carol Olson August 10 at 7 PM.  All materials are provided, but you must RSVP.  Space is limited.

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Threads

August 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until August 28, 2017

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Bring along whatever fibercraft you are working on currently – knitting, quilting, cross stitch, etc. – and enjoy the company of others.  Threads patrons get together on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 10 a.m.

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Pageturners Book Club

August 17, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Pageturners, Peninsula Community Library’s book group, meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month. This month’s book selection is Born on Third Base by Chuck Collins. New members are welcome.  Copies are available in the library on…

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Teen Program at PCL

August 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Special programs are offered for pre-teens and teens  at 7 PM. On August 21, make your own lip balm with Morgan Kelsey.

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DEWEY or DEWEY NOT?

August 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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 Kids join us for a Book Hunt  August 22 at 10 AM.  This team building quest takes you to the deepest reaches of our shelves, searching for everything from pandas to chromosomes in fun competition.

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Reader’s Theater   

August 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Calling all would-be thespians!  Come for a fun, no pressure evening of “read from a script” acting, August 24 at 7 PM with Penny Campo-Pierce.  No costumes or training necessary.  Call to let us know you are coming!

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Movie Mornings

August 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Families are invited to join us for a movie and snack on the last Tuesday of the month at 10 AM. Come in your jammies with pillows and blankets to stretch out. August 29 - Milo & Otis (G)

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Story Stew

August 31, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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It’s fun for preschoolers with Story Stew at Peninsula Community Library on the second, fourth  and any fifth Thursdays of the month at 9:30 a.m.  Stories, crafts and songs fill this hour long program for little ones in the library.…

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September 2017

Gentle Yoga

September 6, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until November 29, 2017

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Namaste! Gentle instructor Tina Livingston, who was introduced to yoga after an injury, offers yoga basics in the library for adults & teens of all abilities on each Wednesday. The sessions are offered at 9:30 AM.  There is a $7…

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5toONE Playgroup

September 7, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2017

An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until November 16, 2017

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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As part of the Great Start Collaborative of Traverse Bay, PCL is hosting the 5toONE playgroup on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 9:30 AM. The playgroup is free of charge and includes a snack and story…

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Threads Fiber Arts group

September 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 27, 2017

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2017

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Our Threads group meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 10 AM. Patrons working on various needle crafts (knitting, crochet, quilting, embroidery, etc) bring their projects along and work side-by-side, sharing ideas and friendships.

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Story Stew

September 14, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 30, 2017

An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 30, 2017

An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Fifth of the month, repeating until November 30, 2017

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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It’s fun for preschoolers with Story Stew at Peninsula Community Library on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 9:30 a.m.  Stories, crafts and songs fill this hour long program for little ones in the library.

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Safe Beauty  

September 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Ali Kozan, a representative with Beauty Counter, talks about making the right choices when choosing skin products on Thursday, September  14 @ 7 PM.

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How to Illustrate a Book

September 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Artist Janet Wilson Oliver, illustrator of Fire Bird, the Kirkland Warbler Story, joins us Monday, September 18 @ 7 PM  and talks about what is involved in illustrating a book.

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Friends of PCL meeting

September 20, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on November 15, 2017 at 1:00pm

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Our Friends invite all to meetings on Wednesday, September 20 & Wednesday, November 15 @ 1 PM.  They are planning a November Silent Auction event to benefit the building project.  Come be a Friend!

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Pageturners Book Club

September 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Pageturners, Peninsula Community Library’s book group, meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month. New members are welcome.  The book selection for this month is All the Winters After by Sere Prince Halverson. Copies are available in the library…

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October 2017

College Prep for Families

October 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Sanders Frye, from Next  Step College & Career Planning, gives tips to you and your student on planning for the college years.  Come  Monday, October 9 at 7 PM to hear details and get insight on the path to higher…

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Pageturners Book Club

October 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 16, 2017

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Pageturners, Peninsula Community Library’s book group, meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month. New members are welcome.  Copies are available in the library on a first come, first served basis

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Star Wars Reads

October 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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May the Force Be with You! Celebrate Star Wars Read Day with DIY crafts and activities on Saturday, October 21 from 10:00 a.m. - noon, at Peninsula Community Library.

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Books for Babies

October 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Bring your preschooler to PCL on Monday, October 23 at 10 AM when author Kristy Kurjan reads her board books and offers a simple craft.

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A Different Ghost Story

October 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join us Thursday, October 26 at 7 PM when the local author of Aaron’s Crossing, Linda Alice Dewey, shares her story, “Ghosts:  Monsters or Miracles?

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Peninsula Community Library Closes at Noon

October 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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PCL will close at noon on Friday, October 27, so we can entice the witches and skeletons out of their closets before the Haunted Halloween Pumpkin Walk program. 

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Haunted Halloween Pumpkin Walk

October 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Mark your calendars for Friday, October 27 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM.   Enjoy a walk through our haunted library, crafts, snacks and dancing.   We will start lining up for the pumpkin lit walk through the woods at 7:30 and will gather in the amphitheater…

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November 2017

Training a Search & Rescue Dog

November 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Help train Henry the pup for his future career Saturday, November 4 @ 10 AM.  Henry’s mom, Paula Kelley shows us what it takes!

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Folk Song Concert

November 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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We're singing the good old songs again! Sing along when our good friends Jackie and Gary join us Monday, November 6 @ 7 PM to share those old folk songs from the ‘60’s & ‘70’s that we know and love.

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Domino Day

November 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Celebrate the day by using our dominoes to build a toppling wall or learn to play the game!  DIY Saturday, November 11 from 10-noon.  We'll have snacks too!

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Chapter Chicks Mother Daughter Book Club

November 18, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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This group for tweens meets on Saturday, November 18 at 9:30 AM.

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Googling Google

November 27, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Staff member Mary Morgan shows you how to search the world using a search engine that everyone has heard of Monday, November 27 at 11 AM.  Bring a brown bag lunch.  Dessert is on us!

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December 2017

Threads Fiber Arts Group

December 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Local patrons are invited to bring their own needlework project and work among friends. Our Threads group meets on Mondays at 10 AM inside PCL. We can’t wait to see your creative hands at work. Reminder, when TCAPS is closed…

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Family Favorites Potluck Meal

December 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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PCL invites patrons to participate in a Family Favorite Potluck Meal on Monday, December 4 at 6:30 PM, intended to celebrate well-loved family recipes. Bring a 6-8 person serving of your recipe to share with guests. PCL will supply tableware.…

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Gentle Yoga

December 6, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Namaste! Gentle instructor Tina Livingston, who was introduced to yoga after an injury, offers yoga basics in the library for adults & teens of all abilities on each Wednesday. The sessions are offered at 9:30 AM.  There is a $7…

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5toONE Playgroup

December 7, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until February 15, 2018

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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As part of the Great Start Collaborative of Traverse Bay, PCL is hosting the 5toONE playgroup on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 9:30 AM. The playgroup is free of charge and includes a snack and story…

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Holiday Cheer Craft Session

December 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Craft a puffy wreath for your favorite winter holiday from 9-noon on Saturday, December 9.  Kids can craft a mini wreath and leave a letter for Santa in our special mailbox.  Santa promises to answer via PCL if letters are…

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Story Stew

December 14, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until February 22, 2018

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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It’s fun for preschoolers with Story Stew at Peninsula Community Library on the 2nd, 4th and any 5th Thursdays of the month at 9:30 a.m.  Stories, crafts and songs fill this hour long program for little ones in the library.…

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Pageturners Book Club

December 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Pageturners, Peninsula Community Library’s book group, meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month. This month’s book selection is 40 Autumns by Nina Willner. New members are welcome.  Copies are available in the library on a first…

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Movie Morning

December 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Tired of vacation?  Bring the kids to a showing of Wall-E (G) on Wednesday, December 27 at 10 AM.  Of course, what’s a movie without snacks? Feel free to come in your jammies and bring a pillow and blanket.

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Cancelled – Silver and Gold Sing-a-long

December 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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This event has been cancelled! 

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January 2018

BINGO for Books

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Adults enjoy a fun evening January 11 at 7 PM with Mary Morgan playing BINGO for books off our book sale cart.  There are some great winter reads. Maybe Mary will even make some of her homemade cookies to go…

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Author Visit

January 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Local author Daniel Hendrix talks about his acclaimed book, The King’s Daughter, January 15 at 7 PM.  The book is a thrilling journey set in a momentous time in Michigan history.

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Friends of PCL meeting

January 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join our incredible Friends group when they meet at 1 PM January 17 to plan fundraisers to support our library, both current operations and building fund

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Chapter Chicks Book Club

January 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Grade school girls are invited to join us with a special adult for our bimonthly club.  We will meet to discuss The Year of the Dog by Grace Lin. Group time includes a light breakfast and a craft. Call the…

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Consumer Education

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day 19 of the month, repeating until February 19, 2018

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The State of Michigan’s Attorney General offers two programs on consumer awareness here at PCL, both at 7 PM.  Phone, Mail & E-Scams – January 22.   Identity Theft – February 19.

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February 2018

Teen Valentine Cake decorating

February 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Teens & pre-teens may create beautiful cupcakes for their valentine February 12 @ 6:30 PM.  Bring a dozen unfrosted cupcakes and we will provide the décor. Pizza and pop, too - RSVP!

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Art Time for Grownups

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Adults create a wall-worthy masterpiece of modern art with painter’s tape and acrylics February 22 at 6:30 PM.  No fee, but call to let us know you are coming!

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March 2018

5toONE Playgroup

March 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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1st and 3rd Thursdays
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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As part of the Great Start Collaborative of Traverse Bay, PCL is hosting the 5toONE playgroup on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 9:30 AM. The playgroup is free of charge and includes a snack and story…

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Threads Fiber Arts Group

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Local patrons are invited to bring their own needlework project and work among friends. Our Threads group meets on Mondays at 10 AM inside PCL. We can’t wait to see your creative hands at work. Reminder, when TCAPS is closed…

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Card Sharks

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until March 19, 2018

Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join us March 5 and 19 at 6:00 for an evening of euchre with your neighbors.  You bring the tricks; we will provide the cards and snacks.  RSVP.

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