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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 2021

Animal Storytime on the Front Lawn

July 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until July 26, 2021

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

Join us for Summer Reading Club Tails & Tales animal themed story time  on the front lawn of the library. This program features stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Bring your own blanket or lawn chairs or borrow one of our…

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Kids Coding Club

July 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until July 26, 2021

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

Coding is for everyone! Join Mr. Andy as he introduces you to fun coding activities that emphasize problem solving and teamwork. If the weather is nice Mr. Andy will be on the front lawn!! If the weather is inclement, we…

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Summer Reading Clubhouse – snacks, books, crafts

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2021

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

It’s a one stop Summer Reading Clubhouse! Families can pick up free books to keep, crafts to work on at home, and play yard games. In addition to the above, we’ll also provide free and healthy snacks to any child who requests…

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Mother Goose

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 11:20 am
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Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Miss Michele leads families with young children through songs, rhymes and books. (ages 12-24 months) This event will be out on our front lawn. If the weather is inclement we will meet in the McGuire Community Room.

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Rainbow Teens

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Words Rainbow Teens on diversity pride flag

Discuss diverse books, craft in many colors, and just be you. Meet up on the lawn in front of the library. In case of rain, we will meet up in the McGuire Room, the large meeting room directly to the…

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Tuesdays @ 2 – What the Eyes Don’t See

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Do you like to read or listen to audiobooks across all genres? Do you like to talk about books, or just listen? Join the Tuesdays @ Two book discussion group on the last Tuesday of each month from 2pm to…

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Animal Bingo (McGuire Room)

July 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2021

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

Join Miss Linda for Animal Bingo!  Just like regular Bingo, but with animals!

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Books & Brewskis: The Secrets We Kept

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Books & Brewskis is going virtual! Grab a drink and join us as we discuss robust books. The book selection this month is: Registration is required for this event via Zoom. Register Here

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Storytime for Bigs

July 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until July 28, 2021

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 28, 2021

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

Families with preschool-aged children are invited to join Mr. Andy on the front lawn for engaging songs, stories and movement. Each week brings a new theme. If the weather is inclement the program will be moved inside to the McGuire…

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Teen Craft: Bleach Dye

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
A seahorse with headphones and the slogan Tails and Tales

Join us on the library's front lawn for another great teen craft. The library will provide all the supplies you need but you are welcome to bring your own dark item of clothing to dye. In case of rain we…

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Nature Makers w/ The Northern Angler and Brian Pitser

July 28 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Families are invited to join The Northern Angler and Brian Pitser to learn about fly fishing on the rivers of northern Michigan! This program will be held in the McGuire Community Room at the Main Library. Learn more about The…

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Teen Advisory Board

July 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 22, 2021

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

Volunteer at the library! The Teen Advisory Board helps plan library programs for teens, advises the library on trends and hot topics, assists various departments with their volunteer needs, and learns a lot. And if we finish our work early…

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Summer Reading Clubhouse – snacks, books, crafts

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 29, 2021

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

It’s a one stop Summer Reading Clubhouse! Families can pick up free books to keep, crafts to work on at home, and play yard games. In addition to the above, we’ll also provide free and healthy snacks to any child who requests…

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Longway Planetarium Presents: Dinosaur Tales (On Zoom)

July 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Dinosaurs lived a long, long time ago. Let’s learn about these fascinating prehistoric creatures as we observe and touch real fossils, build our own fossil model, and make a dinosaur tail to wear. You will even design and build your…

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Longway Planetarium Presents: Nature’s Colors (On Zoom)

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Have you ever noticed how colors and patterns are everywhere in nature? You will investigate how animals’ colors and patterns help them live and thrive in their habitat. Explore mimicry, camouflage, and warning colors while making a beautiful butterfly, hiding…

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Pom Pom Making with Natalie Byrne

July 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Make fun colorful yarn pom poms with local artist Natalie Byrne!  Tools and supplies will be provided to make multiple pom poms in various sizes during this program just for tweens!

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Citizen Science with MSU Extension (Zoom)

July 29 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 26, 2021

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

Learn more about being a Citizen Scientist with our friends at the MSU Extension! To register, contact MSU Extension volunteer Jessica Luckey at luckeyje@msu.edu All participants will receive a Citizen Science themed goodie bag!

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Animal Adventure Travel Club

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

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

Are you ready to travel to six different animal environments? Join us Fridays as we explore all kinds of animals and where they live. Collect a sticker each week as you travel to these animal homes! These fun event will…

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August 2021

Teen Gardening

August 4 @ 11:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 18, 2021

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

Come help us garden! We have a shared plot in the Children's Garden. Show up to help us weed, plant, and/or harvest. How much work there is to do will depend on the season and what our co-gardeners have accomplished.

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Citizen Science with MSU Extension (Zoom)

August 5 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 26, 2021

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

Learn more about being a Citizen Scientist with our friends at the MSU Extension! To register, contact MSU Extension volunteer Jessica Luckey at luckeyje@msu.edu All participants will receive a Citizen Science themed goodie bag!

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FREE COVID19 Vaccines

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The mobile unit of the Northwest Michigan Health Services will visit us twice this summer - if you would like to review more information click here for their resource page.    

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Teen Creative Writing Group

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Stingray with ebook and word "write" repeated

Talk about writing, play writing games, read, write, and discover new skills. We will meet up on the front lawn of the library. In case of rain, we will meet up in the McGuire Room, the large meeting room directly…

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Teen Advisory Board

August 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 22, 2021

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

Volunteer at the library! The Teen Advisory Board helps plan library programs for teens, advises the library on trends and hot topics, assists various departments with their volunteer needs, and learns a lot. And if we finish our work early…

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Citizen Science with MSU Extension (Zoom)

August 12 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 26, 2021

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

Learn more about being a Citizen Scientist with our friends at the MSU Extension! To register, contact MSU Extension volunteer Jessica Luckey at luckeyje@msu.edu All participants will receive a Citizen Science themed goodie bag!

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TSO for Tweens (Front Lawn) Mozart- Marriage of Figaro

August 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us in welcoming Dorothy Vogel, Principal Piano, and guest vocalists Laura Osgood Brown & Keith Brown from the Traverse Symphony Orchestra as they perform Mozart's Marriage Of Figaro on the front lawn.  This program is geared toward Tweens &…

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Teen Poets

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Fish with tablet and poetry

Poetry in music, poetry on the page, poetry spewing forth into world dragging feeling into the open. Teen will meet up on the front lawn of the library to explore poetry in all it's delicious forms. In case of rain,…

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Teen Gardening

August 18 @ 11:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 18, 2021

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

Come help us garden! We have a shared plot in the Children's Garden. Show up to help us weed, plant, and/or harvest. How much work there is to do will depend on the season and what our co-gardeners have accomplished.

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Citizen Science with MSU Extension (Zoom)

August 19 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 26, 2021

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

Learn more about being a Citizen Scientist with our friends at the MSU Extension! To register, contact MSU Extension volunteer Jessica Luckey at luckeyje@msu.edu All participants will receive a Citizen Science themed goodie bag!

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Animal Yoga for Kids (on the front lawn)

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until August 21, 2021

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

Join our friends from Just Bee Yoga + Well-Being for yoga with an animal twist! Each month is a different animal theme and hosted live on the front lawn of the Main Library (inside our McGuire Community Room in case…

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Rainbow Teens

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Words Rainbow Teens on diversity pride flag

Discuss diverse books, craft in many colors, and just be you. Meet up on the lawn in front of the library. In case of rain, we will meet up in the McGuire Room, the large meeting room directly to the…

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Teen Advisory Board

August 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 22, 2021

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

Volunteer at the library! The Teen Advisory Board helps plan library programs for teens, advises the library on trends and hot topics, assists various departments with their volunteer needs, and learns a lot. And if we finish our work early…

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Citizen Science with MSU Extension (Zoom)

August 26 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 26, 2021

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

Learn more about being a Citizen Scientist with our friends at the MSU Extension! To register, contact MSU Extension volunteer Jessica Luckey at luckeyje@msu.edu All participants will receive a Citizen Science themed goodie bag!

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Tuesdays @ 2 – Little Shop of Found Things

August 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Do you like to read or listen to audiobooks across all genres? Do you like to talk about books, or just listen? Join the Tuesdays @ Two book discussion group on the last Tuesday of each month from 2pm to…

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Books & Brewskis: While Justice Sleeps

August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Books & Brewskis is going virtual! Grab a drink and join us as we discuss robust books. The book selection this month is: Registration is required for this event via Zoom. Register Here

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September 2021

Teen Advisory Board

September 8 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 22, 2021

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

Volunteer at the library! The Teen Advisory Board helps plan library programs for teens, advises the library on trends and hot topics, assists various departments with their volunteer needs, and learns a lot. And if we finish our work early…

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Teen Advisory Board

September 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 22, 2021

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

Volunteer at the library! The Teen Advisory Board helps plan library programs for teens, advises the library on trends and hot topics, assists various departments with their volunteer needs, and learns a lot. And if we finish our work early…

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Tuesdays @ 2 – All I know about animal behavior I learned in Loehmann’s dressing room

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Do you like to read or listen to audiobooks across all genres? Do you like to talk about books, or just listen? Join the Tuesdays @ Two book discussion group on the last Tuesday of each month from 2pm to…

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Books & Brewskis: The Long Petal of the Sea

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Books & Brewskis is going virtual! Grab a drink and join us as we discuss robust books. The book selection this month is: Registration is required for this event via Zoom. Register Here

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Wednesdays with Toni

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 29, 2021

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

Toni Hernalsteen from the Traverse Health Clinic is at the Main Library for free, confidential, walk-in consultations every Wednesday. She's a great listener and she can assist with helping you find resources for assistance and housing, as well as health…

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October 2021

Wednesdays with Toni

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 29, 2021

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

Toni Hernalsteen from the Traverse Health Clinic is at the Main Library for free, confidential, walk-in consultations every Wednesday. She's a great listener and she can assist with helping you find resources for assistance and housing, as well as health…

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Wednesdays with Toni

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 29, 2021

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

Toni Hernalsteen from the Traverse Health Clinic is at the Main Library for free, confidential, walk-in consultations every Wednesday. She's a great listener and she can assist with helping you find resources for assistance and housing, as well as health…

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Wednesdays with Toni

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 29, 2021

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

Toni Hernalsteen from the Traverse Health Clinic is at the Main Library for free, confidential, walk-in consultations every Wednesday. She's a great listener and she can assist with helping you find resources for assistance and housing, as well as health…

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Tuesdays @ 2 – The Immortalists

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Do you like to read or listen to audiobooks across all genres? Do you like to talk about books, or just listen? Join the Tuesdays @ Two book discussion group on the last Tuesday of each month from 2pm to…

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Books & Brewskis: Author Talk with Early Morning Riser

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Books & Brewskis is going virtual! Grab a drink and join us as we discuss robust books with the author of Early Morning Riser, Katherine Heiny! The book selection this month is: Registration is required for this event via Zoom.…

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November 2021

Tuesdays @ 2 – The Library Book

November 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Do you like to read or listen to audiobooks across all genres? Do you like to talk about books, or just listen? Join the Tuesdays @ Two book discussion group on the last Tuesday of each month from 2pm to…

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Books & Brewskis: We Had a Little Real Estate Problem

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Books & Brewskis is going virtual! Grab a drink and join us as we discuss robust books. The book selection this month is: Registration is required for this event via Zoom. Register Here

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