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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

October 2019

StoryBag Stories

October 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 13, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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StoryBag Stories is a themed storytime for preschoolers and their adults. Each weekly theme is revealed when it is pulled out of the storybag. We’ll combines stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft to build early literacy skills and a love…

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Info Session: What is Battle of the Books?

October 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Learn about this great reading program offered to fourth and fifth graders. You'll hear how it works, how to sign up, and the latest updates on this year's plans.

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3rd Annual TADL Chili Cook-Off

October 20 @ 1:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

    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 for this contest, as long as it is chili. Put…

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Sing & Stomp

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Sing and Stomp is a fun program where we will experience stories through music, movement, and of course, books!  This program is geared toward children who can move (ages 1-4) but infants are always welcome, too.  Come ready to sing, dance, and play!

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Sing & Stomp

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Sing and Stomp is a fun program where we will experience stories through music, movement, and of course, books!  This program is geared toward children who can move (ages 1-4) but infants are always welcome, too.  Come ready to sing, dance, and play!

Find out more »

Chill- Piece of Mind Mondays for Teens

October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2019

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

October 21 @ 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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Baby Time

October 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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(birth to 12 months) is the first step in the library door! We gather for a short (15 minute) program of songs, rhymes, stories and fun, then get out the toys and music for a social time for babies and…

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Hear and Say

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 29, 2019 at 11:00 am

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hear and Say: Children 2 and 3 years old are invited to an interactive story time that develops early literacy skills. We will share stories, rhymes, songs, movement and a craft. This is a fun time for one-on-one with your…

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Kids Bingo

October 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

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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Girls Who Code

October 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Girls Who Code is a national program aimed at closing the gender gap in tech employment by giving girls the tools they need to succeed. The Traverse Area District Library club will meet weekly. Girls Who Code is a free after-school programs for…

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Virtual Genealogy Fair

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Virtual Genealogy Fair Every year, the National Archives hosts a virtual Genealogy Fair via live webcast on YouTube. The sessions offer family history research tools on Federal records for all skill levels. Thousands of family historians participate in the live event. As…

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Preschool Play Group

October 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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All preschoolers and their adults are invited to a play-based storytime filled with themed stories and songs. After books and songs, children and their adults are encouraged to interact around building blocks, little cars and other fun toys to bring…

Find out more »

Let’s Build and Create

October 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

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 Makey, 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

October 23 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

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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Mother Goose

October 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Miss Michele leads families with young children through songs, rhymes and books.  (12-24 months)

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Storytime for Bigs

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Mr. Andy leads families through stories, songs, movement, and rhymes. Families will engage in early literacy practices that they can use at home (Ages 2 – 5).

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Teen Writing Group

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

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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Sugar Skull Key Chain Craft

October 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Celebrate the Mexican holiday of Dia De Los Muertos by designing your own shrinky dink sugar skull key chain! All  materials will be provided.  

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StoryBag Stories

October 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 13, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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StoryBag Stories is a themed storytime for preschoolers and their adults. Each weekly theme is revealed when it is pulled out of the storybag. We’ll combines stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft to build early literacy skills and a love…

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Halloween Cosplay Event

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come spend Saturday night at the library! Our Halloween Cosplay Event will be held at the TADL’s Main Library. What is Cosplay? Cosplay is dressing up as a character from a manga, anime, or game and adopting aspects of their…

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Painting to the TSO: Halloween version

October 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Kids take painting to another level as Steven Leonard (cello) and Ann Schoelles (viola) from the Traverse Symphony Orchestra join us to play Halloween-themed music while we paint. Children will explore how music effects what and how they paint (or…

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Chill- Piece of Mind Mondays for Teens

October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2019

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

October 28 @ 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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Save Them, Get Out, Hurry: The Haunting of the Hollywood Hills Hotel

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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One year ago on Halloween night, a team of paranormal investigators traveled to the abandoned - and haunted - Hollywood Hills Hotel. When the team didn’t return, no one had the nerve to find out what happened to them. Now,…

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Books to Movies

October 28 @ 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

October 29 @ 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 Educated by Tara Westover. 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 the last…

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Lord of the Gourd

October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Drop in to watch as Patrick Harrison, aka the Lord of the Gourd, reshapes pumpkins, gourds, and melons into Halloween art! Patrick is also a wonderful storyteller and intersperses his carvings with stories about his work. Everyone is welcome to…

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Girls Who Code

October 29 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Girls Who Code is a national program aimed at closing the gender gap in tech employment by giving girls the tools they need to succeed. The Traverse Area District Library club will meet weekly. Girls Who Code is a free after-school programs for…

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FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

October 30 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

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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Halloween Parade and Celebration

October 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Littles and their adults are invited to dress up in their favorite costumes and join us for a Halloween Parade around the first floor of the Main Library. Afterwards, continue the celebration with snacks and a short movie as we…

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November 2019

Author Gordon Berg: “Harry and the Hurricane”

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join local author, Gordon Berg, for a presentation of his fictional retelling of the Great Miami Hurricane of 1926, a storm Mr. Berg's own father survived! Kirkus Reviews called Harry and the Hurricane, "A dramatic and absorbing tale of a…

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Sing & Stomp

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

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

Sing and Stomp is a fun program where we will experience stories through music, movement, and of course, books!  This program is geared toward children who can move (ages 1-4) but infants are always welcome, too.  Come ready to sing, dance, and play!

Find out more »

Sing & Stomp

November 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

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

Sing and Stomp is a fun program where we will experience stories through music, movement, and of course, books!  This program is geared toward children who can move (ages 1-4) but infants are always welcome, too.  Come ready to sing, dance, and play!

Find out more »

T3 Teen Tabletop- Machi Koro: Bright Lights, Big City

November 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Welcome to the city of Machi Koro. You've just been elected Mayor. Congrats!n Unfortunately the citizens have some pretty big demands: jobs, a theme park, a couple of cheese factories and maybe even a radio tower. A tough proposition since…

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Books to Movies

November 4 @ 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…

Find out more »

Baby Time

November 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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(birth to 12 months) is the first step in the library door! We gather for a short (15 minute) program of songs, rhymes, stories and fun, then get out the toys and music for a social time for babies and…

Find out more »

Hear and Say

November 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 29, 2019 at 11:00 am

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hear and Say: Children 2 and 3 years old are invited to an interactive story time that develops early literacy skills. We will share stories, rhymes, songs, movement and a craft. This is a fun time for one-on-one with your…

Find out more »

Girls Who Code

November 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Girls Who Code is a national program aimed at closing the gender gap in tech employment by giving girls the tools they need to succeed. The Traverse Area District Library club will meet weekly. Girls Who Code is a free after-school programs for…

Find out more »

Preschool Play Group

November 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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All preschoolers and their adults are invited to a play-based storytime filled with themed stories and songs. After books and songs, children and their adults are encouraged to interact around building blocks, little cars and other fun toys to bring…

Find out more »

Let’s Build and Create

November 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

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 Makey, 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

November 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

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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Consider This: Individual Freedom

November 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Topic Discussion: Individual Freedom Individual Freedom is classically defined as the absence of restraint on our ability to think and act for ourselves. It is one of our most precious rights, but when are we not allowed to act for ourselves?…

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Mother Goose

November 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Miss Michele leads families with young children through songs, rhymes and books.  (12-24 months)

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Storytime for Bigs

November 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Mr. Andy leads families through stories, songs, movement, and rhymes. Families will engage in early literacy practices that they can use at home (Ages 2 – 5).

Find out more »

Teen Writing Group

November 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

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…

Find out more »

StoryBag Stories

November 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 13, 2019

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

StoryBag Stories is a themed storytime for preschoolers and their adults. Each weekly theme is revealed when it is pulled out of the storybag. We’ll combines stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft to build early literacy skills and a love…

Find out more »

Family Game Night

November 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Families are invited to join us after-hours as we pull out our board games, both new and old, for families to play. Try out old favorites like Monopoly, Chess, and Clue, as well as new favorites like Leaps & Ledges,…

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Holiday Cookie Exchange

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

    Join us for our second Holiday Cookie Exchange!  Sample and share cookies of all kinds as you mingle with new friends and gather new recipes for your recipe coffer.  Dust off your recipe box and bring in your…

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Sing & Stomp

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

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

Sing and Stomp is a fun program where we will experience stories through music, movement, and of course, books!  This program is geared toward children who can move (ages 1-4) but infants are always welcome, too.  Come ready to sing, dance, and play!

Find out more »

Sing & Stomp

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

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

Sing and Stomp is a fun program where we will experience stories through music, movement, and of course, books!  This program is geared toward children who can move (ages 1-4) but infants are always welcome, too.  Come ready to sing, dance, and play!

Find out more »

Chill- Piece of Mind Mondays for Teens

November 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2019

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

November 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Baby Time

November 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

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

(birth to 12 months) is the first step in the library door! We gather for a short (15 minute) program of songs, rhymes, stories and fun, then get out the toys and music for a social time for babies and…

Find out more »

Hear and Say

November 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 29, 2019 at 11:00 am

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

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

Hear and Say: Children 2 and 3 years old are invited to an interactive story time that develops early literacy skills. We will share stories, rhymes, songs, movement and a craft. This is a fun time for one-on-one with your…

Find out more »

Kids Bingo

November 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

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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Girls Who Code

November 12 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

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

Girls Who Code is a national program aimed at closing the gender gap in tech employment by giving girls the tools they need to succeed. The Traverse Area District Library club will meet weekly. Girls Who Code is a free after-school programs for…

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Edmund Fitzgerald: The Stories, the song

November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

    Please join us for a live concert by Mike Fornes, appearing as Gordon Lightfoot as he shares the stories, the song of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald that sank in Lake Superior on November 10, 1975.

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Preschool Play Group

November 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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All preschoolers and their adults are invited to a play-based storytime filled with themed stories and songs. After books and songs, children and their adults are encouraged to interact around building blocks, little cars and other fun toys to bring…

Find out more »

Let’s Build and Create

November 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

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

Whether it’s building a LEGO construction or interacting with Snap Circuits or Makey Makey, 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…

Find out more »

FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

November 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

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

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…

Find out more »

Mother Goose

November 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Miss Michele leads families with young children through songs, rhymes and books.  (12-24 months)

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Storytime for Bigs

November 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Mr. Andy leads families through stories, songs, movement, and rhymes. Families will engage in early literacy practices that they can use at home (Ages 2 – 5).

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Teen Writing Group

November 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

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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StoryBag Stories

November 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 13, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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StoryBag Stories is a themed storytime for preschoolers and their adults. Each weekly theme is revealed when it is pulled out of the storybag. We’ll combines stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft to build early literacy skills and a love…

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NaNoWriMo Library Lock-In

November 15 @ 6:00 pm - November 16 @ 2:00 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Please join the Grand Traverse Region NaNoWriMo group as they lock themselves in at the library for one night to GET IT DONE! This is an opportunity for all writers (18 and older) to begin, continue or finish writing that…

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Sing & Stomp

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Sing and Stomp is a fun program where we will experience stories through music, movement, and of course, books!  This program is geared toward children who can move (ages 1-4) but infants are always welcome, too.  Come ready to sing, dance, and play!

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Sing & Stomp

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Sing and Stomp is a fun program where we will experience stories through music, movement, and of course, books!  This program is geared toward children who can move (ages 1-4) but infants are always welcome, too.  Come ready to sing, dance, and play!

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Chill- Piece of Mind Mondays for Teens

November 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2019

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

November 18 @ 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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Baby Time

November 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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(birth to 12 months) is the first step in the library door! We gather for a short (15 minute) program of songs, rhymes, stories and fun, then get out the toys and music for a social time for babies and…

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Hear and Say

November 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 29, 2019 at 11:00 am

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hear and Say: Children 2 and 3 years old are invited to an interactive story time that develops early literacy skills. We will share stories, rhymes, songs, movement and a craft. This is a fun time for one-on-one with your…

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Maker Space: Reuse and Invent

November 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Make something useful out of parts nobody wanted. Be a creative Engineer and have fun. Suggest age is 6-12 years old. All material will be supplied.

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Girls Who Code

November 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Girls Who Code is a national program aimed at closing the gender gap in tech employment by giving girls the tools they need to succeed. The Traverse Area District Library club will meet weekly. Girls Who Code is a free after-school programs for…

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Preschool Play Group

November 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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All preschoolers and their adults are invited to a play-based storytime filled with themed stories and songs. After books and songs, children and their adults are encouraged to interact around building blocks, little cars and other fun toys to bring…

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Let’s Build and Create

November 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

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 Makey, 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

November 20 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

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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Mother Goose

November 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Miss Michele leads families with young children through songs, rhymes and books.  (12-24 months)

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Storytime for Bigs

November 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Mr. Andy leads families through stories, songs, movement, and rhymes. Families will engage in early literacy practices that they can use at home (Ages 2 – 5).

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Teen Writing Group

November 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

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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StoryBag Stories

November 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 13, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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StoryBag Stories is a themed storytime for preschoolers and their adults. Each weekly theme is revealed when it is pulled out of the storybag. We’ll combines stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft to build early literacy skills and a love…

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Sing & Stomp

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Sing and Stomp is a fun program where we will experience stories through music, movement, and of course, books!  This program is geared toward children who can move (ages 1-4) but infants are always welcome, too.  Come ready to sing, dance, and play!

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Sing & Stomp

November 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Sing and Stomp is a fun program where we will experience stories through music, movement, and of course, books!  This program is geared toward children who can move (ages 1-4) but infants are always welcome, too.  Come ready to sing, dance, and play!

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Chill- Piece of Mind Mondays for Teens

November 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2019

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: Totally Radical 80’s Time Travel Adventure

November 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Welcome back to 1986! Here you will find all of our cutting edge technology from the 1980's which you will need to use along with your knowledge of all that was Rad in the 80's to get yourself back to…

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Books to Movies

November 25 @ 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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Baby Time

November 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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(birth to 12 months) is the first step in the library door! We gather for a short (15 minute) program of songs, rhymes, stories and fun, then get out the toys and music for a social time for babies and…

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Hear and Say

November 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 29, 2019 at 11:00 am

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hear and Say: Children 2 and 3 years old are invited to an interactive story time that develops early literacy skills. We will share stories, rhymes, songs, movement and a craft. This is a fun time for one-on-one with your…

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Tuesdays @ Two

November 26 @ 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 The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. The Tuesdays @ Two Book Club is for people who love to read and discuss books.  It is a convenient book club that meets…

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Kids Bingo

November 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

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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Girls Who Code

November 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Girls Who Code is a national program aimed at closing the gender gap in tech employment by giving girls the tools they need to succeed. The Traverse Area District Library club will meet weekly. Girls Who Code is a free after-school programs for…

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Otaku Kingdom

November 26 @ 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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Preschool Play Group

November 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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All preschoolers and their adults are invited to a play-based storytime filled with themed stories and songs. After books and songs, children and their adults are encouraged to interact around building blocks, little cars and other fun toys to bring…

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Let’s Build and Create

November 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

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 Makey, 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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Thanksgiving Eve: TADL Locations close early

November 27 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  The Traverse Area District Library’s Main location, East Bay Branch and Kingsley Branch libraries will close at 5:00 p.m. today, to allow our staff to prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday. All six TADL network library locations will be closed…

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Thanksgiving: Libraries Closed

November 28 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  All six TADL network libraries are closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Main Library (Traverse City), East Bay and Kingsley Branch Libraries, and Interlochen Public Library will be open on Friday, November 29th. Peninsula Community Library and Fife Lake…

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Mother Goose

November 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Miss Michele leads families with young children through songs, rhymes and books.  (12-24 months)

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Storytime for Bigs

November 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Mr. Andy leads families through stories, songs, movement, and rhymes. Families will engage in early literacy practices that they can use at home (Ages 2 – 5).

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StoryBag Stories

November 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 13, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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StoryBag Stories is a themed storytime for preschoolers and their adults. Each weekly theme is revealed when it is pulled out of the storybag. We’ll combines stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft to build early literacy skills and a love…

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December 2019

Sing & Stomp

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Sing and Stomp is a fun program where we will experience stories through music, movement, and of course, books!  This program is geared toward children who can move (ages 1-4) but infants are always welcome, too.  Come ready to sing, dance, and play!

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