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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

July 2018

Babytime

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until July 28, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Storytime which introduces babies to stories, rhymes, and fun at the library.  (0-12 months) This event is part of our 2018 Summer Reading Club, “Libraries Rock.”

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Rock n’ Roll Instrument Petting Zoo

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Ever want to shred on an electric guitar but never had the chance? How about tickle the ivory on some electric keyboards? Or test your dexterity (and endurance) on some drum skins? Join us as The BeatLab stops by with…

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Sing & Stomp

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 30, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Sing and Stomp is a fun program for preschoolers where we will experience stories through music, movement, and of course, books!  Come ready to sing and play. This event is part of our 2018 Summer Reading Club, “Libraries Rock.”

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Teen Hang Out

July 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until July 23, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hang Out every Monday playing games and making things. There will be video games, board games, crafts, food, and room to relax. Teens and their guests are invited stay the whole time or drop in just long enough to have…

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Kids Coding Club

July 23 @ 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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Books to Movies

July 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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 awhile we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  For the month of July we will be watching…

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Author Event, Scone by Scone…Tales of an Innkeeper’s Life by Deedie Runkel

July 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

    Please welcome Deedie Runkel as she shares her story of innkeeping.  From having a little idea of what was in store, she shares what it is really like backstage at an inn, through stories of the myriad situations…

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Senior Summer Camp, Week 4: Demystifying Devices

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  Please join us for our last week of Summer Camp for Seniors age 50+.  This week will take the mystery out of your device and help you be able to read, watch and listen on the go with the…

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Tell-a-Tail

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Children are invited to read to gentle therapy dogs (with the dog's adult trainer). Reading to dogs has been shown to improve reading skills and build self-confidence in young readers because of the non-judgmental and friendly nature of these animals.…

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Senior Summer Camp Singing Finale

July 24 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

      What do you remember most about summer camp as a child?  Ghost stories and singing?  Well, we will hold off on the ghost stories but singing we can provide.  Join us just after our final week of…

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Family Tech Night

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join us as we break out the tech toys for families to try out and enjoy. Special tech guests include Quarkmine STEM Education and Aaron the VR Guy. Families will also be able to try out TADL’s fun array of low-…

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Solid Gold Stories

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join us outside in the Children's Garden for classic and musical stories led by Traverse Area District Library staff. The last story in the presentation will also be a Story Walk. If the weather is inclement we will meet in…

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Let’s Build and Create

July 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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We supply the LEGO and other building toys. You supply the imagination! This event is part of our 2018 Summer Reading Club, “Libraries Rock.”

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Teen Sages

July 25 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The Teen Sages is the teen volunteer group at the Traverse Area District Library’s Main Traverse City location. The Teen Sages assist in planning programs, make suggestions to improve library service to teens, and help out with various library programs. We meet…

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Teen Conversations

July 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come hang out and talk while having a snack. We will meet up in Teen Services and, weather depending, we will move outside. If you show up late, look for us in the children's garden. Our topics will include books,…

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Tween Scene

July 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Tweens (ages 9-12) are invited to hang out, play games, talk books and enjoy snacks.  This event is part of our 2018 Summer Reading Club, “Libraries Rock.”

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Painting to the TSO

July 27 @ 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 here as musicians from the Traverse Symphony Orchestra join us to play live music while we paint. Children will explore how music effects what and how they paint (or just enjoy some outstanding background…

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Genealogy Webinar

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Into Genealogy?  Want to know more?  Join us in watching a live webinar by Legacy Family Tree as presenters will guide us through our genealogy quest.   Photoshop: What you need to know as a photographer--with Jared Hodges   In…

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Rock Your World: 2018 National Teen Library Lock In

July 27 @ 8:00 pm - July 28 @ 8:00 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Teens 13-19 years old are invited to spend the night at the library. Arrival time is 8:00-8:30 PM. After that there will be no arriving late or leaving early, except for the optional pick-up time of 11:00 p.m. We will…

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Babytime

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until July 28, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Storytime which introduces babies to stories, rhymes, and fun at the library.  (0-12 months) This event is part of our 2018 Summer Reading Club, “Libraries Rock.”

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Drop-In Craft

July 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  Drop in to work on a themed craft at your own pace. We’ll provide the supplies. Ages 3-12 This event is part of our 2018 Summer Reading Club, “Libraries Rock.”

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Sing & Stomp

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 30, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Sing and Stomp is a fun program for preschoolers where we will experience stories through music, movement, and of course, books!  Come ready to sing and play. This event is part of our 2018 Summer Reading Club, “Libraries Rock.”

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Teen Hang Out

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until August 20, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hang Out every Monday playing games and making things. There will be video games, board games, crafts, food, and room to relax. Teens and their guests are invited stay the whole time or drop in just long enough to have…

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Summer Reading Club: Finale Party @ Hull Park!

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join us at Hull Park (behind the library) for a rockin' finish to our Summer Reading Club! Big-time fun activities include: Grand Prize drawings for each of our age groups (Pre-Reader, Reader, Teen, and Adult); Rock n' roll face-painting (or…

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Books to Movies

July 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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 awhile we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  For the month of July we will be watching…

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Tuesdays @ Two

July 31 @ 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 Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier. 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…

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Otaku Kingdom

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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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 6:00-6:30 the floor will be open. We may watch AMV’s, share stories and…

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August 2018

Teen Sages

August 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 22, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The Teen Sages is the teen volunteer group at the Traverse Area District Library’s Main Traverse City location. The Teen Sages assist in planning programs, make suggestions to improve library service to teens, and help out with various library programs. We meet…

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Teen Conversations

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 23, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come hang out and talk while having a snack. We will meet up in Teen Services and, weather depending, we will move outside. If you show up late, look for us in the children's garden. Our topics will include books,…

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History of the United States Military Uniforms (Part 3)

August 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

This is the perfect event for that history buff and is an all ages event.  The focus will be on clothing and  the theme, "Why uniforms were the way they were".   This session we will learn about the Civil War including…

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Teen Hang Out

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until August 20, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hang Out every Monday playing games and making things. There will be video games, board games, crafts, food, and room to relax. Teens and their guests are invited stay the whole time or drop in just long enough to have…

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Make Your Own Drop Leg Bag

August 8 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Teens are invited to come try their hand at sewing. We will have materials and patterns for creating your own drop leg bag. There will be both hand sewing and machine sewing involved. This project may take the entire three…

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Genealogy Webinar

August 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Into Genealogy?  Want to know more?  Join us in watching a live webinar by Legacy Family Tree as presenters will guide us through our genealogy quest.   Genealogical Proof for the Novice Genealogist--with Annette Burke Lyttle   How do you…

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Teen Sages

August 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 22, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The Teen Sages is the teen volunteer group at the Traverse Area District Library’s Main Traverse City location. The Teen Sages assist in planning programs, make suggestions to improve library service to teens, and help out with various library programs. We meet…

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Teen Conversations

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 23, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come hang out and talk while having a snack. We will meet up in Teen Services and, weather depending, we will move outside. If you show up late, look for us in the children's garden. Our topics will include books,…

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Teen Hang Out

August 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until August 20, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hang Out every Monday playing games and making things. There will be video games, board games, crafts, food, and room to relax. Teens and their guests are invited stay the whole time or drop in just long enough to have…

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Teen Sages

August 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 22, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The Teen Sages is the teen volunteer group at the Traverse Area District Library’s Main Traverse City location. The Teen Sages assist in planning programs, make suggestions to improve library service to teens, and help out with various library programs. We meet…

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Teen Conversations

August 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 23, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come hang out and talk while having a snack. We will meet up in Teen Services and, weather depending, we will move outside. If you show up late, look for us in the children's garden. Our topics will include books,…

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Anime Marathon

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come hang out and watch anime all day. Wear your comfiest clothes or don your best otaku outfit, we will have snacks and plenty of room to kick back and relax. Titles will be appropriate for teens and up. 

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Teen Hang Out

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until August 20, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Hang Out every Monday playing games and making things. There will be video games, board games, crafts, food, and room to relax. Teens and their guests are invited stay the whole time or drop in just long enough to have…

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Genealogy Webinar

August 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Into Genealogy?  Want to know more?  Join us in watching a live webinar by Legacy Family Tree as presenters will guide us through our genealogy quest.   Researching Forces Ancestors (England and Wales)--with Kirsty Gray   Do you have a…

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Teen Sages

August 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 22, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The Teen Sages is the teen volunteer group at the Traverse Area District Library’s Main Traverse City location. The Teen Sages assist in planning programs, make suggestions to improve library service to teens, and help out with various library programs. We meet…

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Teen Conversations

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 23, 2018

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come hang out and talk while having a snack. We will meet up in Teen Services and, weather depending, we will move outside. If you show up late, look for us in the children's garden. Our topics will include books,…

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Goodbye to Summer Teen Event

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come enjoy one last gathering before school resumes. We will play silly games, have great conversations and eat something sweet. Depending on weather, we will meet in the children's garden near the train. If the weather is uncomfortably hot or…

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Genealogy Webinar

August 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Into Genealogy?  Want to know more?  Join us in watching a live webinar by Legacy Family Tree as presenters will guide us through our genealogy quest.   The YDNA Test Should Be Your Favorite--with Diahan Southard   The Y chromosome DNA,…

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September 2018

Otaku Kingdom

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until September 25, 2018

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 6:00-6:30 the floor will be open. We may watch AMV’s, share stories and…

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