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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 2020

Pumpkin Contest entries due by 6 pm

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Submit entries for the pumpkin contest today by 6 pm. Please share a photo of your creation to the TADLKids Facebook page or email a picture to: ask@tadl.org . For more information on the contest, please visit our Pumpkin Contest event page.…

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Storytime For Bigs

October 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 29, 2020

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, weather permitting, for stories, movement,  and songs in a safe, socially-distanced environment. This program is for children ages 2-5. Please check our TADL Kids Facebook page if you're unsure about…

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Preserving Your Harvest–Preserving Venison

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
FREE

  Preserving food at home may be a practice that goes back for generations, but it is critical for anyone preserving and processing foods to have the most reliable and current information available about food safety and quality. Join Michigan…

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Preserving Your Harvest–Preserving Venison

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
FREE

  Preserving food at home may be a practice that goes back for generations, but it is critical for anyone preserving and processing foods to have the most reliable and current information available about food safety and quality. Join Michigan…

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StoryBag Stories on FaceBook Live

October 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2020

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

Miss Linda draws a surprise theme each week for this storytime filled with stories, rhymes and songs. See this week’s craft and pick up your craft bag after the program. (Ages 2 – 5) Watch the program live or recorded…

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Mysterious Creatures of the Midwest: Bigfoot to Vampires (and even Dogman!) via Zoom

October 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  You have to admit it, we have some strange, mysterious creatures out there...especially this time of year.  Chad Lewis has conducted inquiries on most of them.  Listen as he showcases his on-site investigations of the Bigfoot of the North…

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First Chapter Fridays (Zoom)

October 30 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2020

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

Families are invited to tune in to hear the 1st chapter of a new book each Friday on Zoom! Mr. Andy and Mr. Matt from Youth Services are your guest readers as we explore realistic fiction, fantasy fiction, funny fiction,…

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Halloween Scavenger Hunt

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Goons and ghosties and everything in between are invited to participate in a family-oriented scavenger hunt in and out of the Main Library at TADL. Come by between 10 am - 4:30 pm to hunt for goons, find fun pumpkin…

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November 2020

Friends of the Library Book Sale Dec. 2

November 1 - November 2
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

(October 19, 2020) The Friends of the Traverse Area District Library are planning a bag sale! Each bag will be organized by genre (for example, thrillers, mystery, history, etc.) and it will include 10 books for $5. Bags of dvds…

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Birdwatching vs Birding via Zoom

November 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Are you a birder or a birdwatcher?  Fall is here and winter will be upon us soon, what better hobby to pick up than searching for the elusive bird?  Greg Bodker, an avid birder is back, virtually this time…

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Dinovember Kickoff with Paleo Joe

November 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Families are invited to kickoff Dinovember with us as Paleo Joe comes for a high-energy, virtual visit on Zoom. Paleo Joe is a real dinosaur bone digger who will offer a look into the world of fossils and fossil collecting.…

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Just Bee Yoga for kids: ages 3 – 6

November 14 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Families with children ages 3 - 6 are invited to join Kay and Cathy from Just Bee Yoga in Traverse City for free yoga and mindfulness on the second Saturday of each month. "Our fun, age-appropriate yoga classes blend music,…

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Holiday Cookie Story Exchange via Zoom

November 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
FREE

  This year, since we are unable to have an  in-person Cookie Exchange, we thought we would take the idea via Zoom, minus all the calories.  Similar to sharing during a Book Club, we all would make a holiday sweet,…

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Online Board Game- Kingdomino

November 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us for some virtual board game fun! This week, we will play Kingdomino!   Here's how to play! Go to boardgamearena.com. Register and make a free account. Go to the “community” tab at the top left of the page.…

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Hockey, Epic Confrontation: Canada vs Russia (via Zoom)

November 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Hockey RULES!  We all love it, the slapshots, smashing into the boards, the elusive puck in the net...the competition.  There is no greater competitors than Canada and Russia on ice.  Please join author Greg Franke as he describes the…

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Books & Brewskis

November 24 @ 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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Quiplash XL for Teens

November 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us (virtually) to play a few games of Quiplash XL by Jackbox Games. We will play via Google Hangouts and the jackbox.tv website. Two screens are required- one to see the game and one to act as a controller.…

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December 2020

Christmas Music with Peter Bergin

December 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

We all love his piano music and melodious voice, especially around the holidays.  Please join us this year as Peter Bergin will play for us his wonderful renditions of holiday music fit for everyone.  Watch from the comfort of your…

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