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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

November 2019

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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Mother Goose welcomes children ages 12-24 months and their parents or caregivers to a fun-filled thirty minute interactive session. We use rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers, followed by a…

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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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Beginning Knitting

November 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  ****Due to an enormous response, this series is now closed.  You may put your name on the wait list below and we will contact you when a spot is open or when a new series begins.     Would you…

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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!

Find out more »

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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Kids Coding Club

November 25 @ 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: 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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Come enjoy our teen escape room program! 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…

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Books to Movies

November 25 @ 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

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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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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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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Black Friday Games and Puzzles

November 29 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Get away from the shopping blitz with some games and puzzles in the Youth Department. Drop in anytime between 12 - 3 pm for friendly, family fun. Try out board games from Cherry-opoly to Labyrinth, card games like Superfight (the…

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Drop-In Craft: It’s Grinch Time!

November 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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We will be having a Grinch themed drop in craft. Make you own Grinch Christmas decoration and then take it on home with you. Family friendly.

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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!

Find out more »

Sing & Stomp

December 2 @ 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
+ 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 »

MakerSpace: Open Make and Play

December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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We invite you to come into the department and produce something that you would love to take home…which you can!

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T3 Teen Tabletop- Castle Panic

December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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The forest is filled with all sorts of monsters. They watched and waited as you built your castle and trained your soldiers, but now they've gathered their army and are marching out of the woods. Can you work with your…

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Books to Movies

December 2 @ 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

December 3 @ 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

December 3 @ 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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Tell-a-Tail

December 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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Girls Who Code

December 3 @ 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

December 4 @ 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

December 4 @ 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

December 4 @ 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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Beginning Knitting

December 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  ****Due to an enormous response, this series is now closed.  You may put your name on the wait list below and we will contact you when a spot is open or when a new series begins.     Would you…

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Mother Goose

December 5 @ 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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Mother Goose welcomes children ages 12-24 months and their parents or caregivers to a fun-filled thirty minute interactive session. We use rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers, followed by a…

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Storytime for Bigs

December 5 @ 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

December 5 @ 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…

Find out more »

Beginning Knitting

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  ****Due to an enormous response, this series is now closed.  You may put your name on the wait list below and we will contact you when a spot is open or when a new series begins.     Would you…

Find out more »

StoryBag Stories

December 6 @ 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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Teen After Hours: Friends Game Night

December 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Enjoy monthly after hours programming just for teens! December is a friends game night. Similar to a family game night with friends rather than siblings. We have loads of table top games that were recently donated to the library by…

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Holiday Concert: TLC Handbells

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Please join us at the Main Library, and welcome back this group for a wonderful rendition of beautiful choreographed handbell music. Find yourself falling in love with the harmony and melodies of songs you will recognize. Prepare to be amazed…

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Holiday Open House–Cookies & Conversation with the Director

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

    Before the holidays get really crazy, come join us for a casual Open House at the library.  Drink some punch, gather with friends, nibble on a cookie and converse with our new Library Director, Michele P. Howard.  Find…

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Sing & Stomp

December 9 @ 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!

Find out more »

Sing & Stomp

December 9 @ 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
+ 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- Peace of Mind Mondays for Teens

December 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 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

December 9 @ 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…

Find out more »

Baby Time

December 10 @ 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

December 10 @ 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

December 10 @ 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

December 10 @ 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

December 11 @ 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 »

FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

December 11 @ 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

December 12 @ 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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Mother Goose welcomes children ages 12-24 months and their parents or caregivers to a fun-filled thirty minute interactive session. We use rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers, followed by a…

Find out more »

Storytime for Bigs

December 12 @ 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

December 12 @ 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…

Find out more »

StoryBag Stories

December 13 @ 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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Candy Houses

December 14 @ 11:00 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 annual candy house-making extravaganza. Families can create and build their very own candy house for the holidays. All materials, including candy, will be provided. Due to the overwhelming popularity of this event, some families may…

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Holiday Concert: Traverse City Central Choral-Aires

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

Join us for a holiday performance of choral music by the Traverse City Central High School Choral-Aires. The Traverse Area District Library welcomes back this spectacular group of students. Sit back, relax, and enjoy listening to the voices of this…

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Holiday Concert: Peter Bergin, pianist and vocalist

December 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Peter Bergin, professional pianist and vocalist, will touch your heart with unforgettable music focusing on the holidays. Sing-along as you hear classics from your childhood, mainstays of Christmas and just wonderful songs. You'll leave the library in a festive spirit…

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Chill- Peace of Mind Mondays for Teens

December 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

December 16 @ 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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Maker Space: Holiday “no bake” Cookies

December 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Get in the Holiday spirit with a fun "no bake" good time! There will also be secret ingredients and trivia. We will supply all the eats! Suggested age 6-12.

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FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

December 18 @ 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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Teen Writing Group

December 19 @ 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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Holiday Concert: Grand Traverse Show Chorus of Sweet Adelines

December 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

The Grand Traverse Show Chorus, of Sweet Adelines International, is the one of the coolest vocal ensembles for women in the Grand Traverse region. Get ready to have a blast as they perform holiday music in their fun, charismatic, barbershop…

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Holiday Concert: Cherry Capital Men’s Chorus

December 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  In the early 1960's twelve prominent men gathered at the Park Place Hotel for the first meeting of the Cherry Capital Chorus. Since then the chapter has grown to over 75 men ranging in age from 14 to 84.…

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Chill- Peace of Mind Mondays for Teens

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

December 23 @ 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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Christmas Eve Day: TADL Locations Closed

December 24 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  All TADL library locations (Main: Traverse City, East Bay and Kingsley branches) are closed for Christmas Eve Day, and will remain closed on Christmas Day (December 25th).

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Christmas Day: All Libraries Closed

December 25 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  All TADL network library locations are closed for Christmas Day. Normal operating hours will resume on Thursday, December 26th, 2019. Please check your favorite library location for current hours.

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Anime Marathon

December 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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School is on break, it's cold outside, your home from college and the younger siblings are annoying, don't want to do that big assignment, don't want to stay home and clean your room, want to celebrate your high school winter…

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Chill- Peace of Mind Mondays for Teens

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

December 30 @ 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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January 2020

New Year, New You: Envision 2020–Craft Yourself

January 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

    How do you envision yourself?   Join us in the McGuire room on January 5 from 2pm-5pm and/or Jan. 8 from 6pm-9pm to create your own, personal VISION BOARD. Use positive words and images to create a collage to represent…

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Books to Movies

January 6, 2020 @ 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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Beginning Knitting

January 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

**This event if for participants who have already registered for the event series. Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can! During this four week series you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind…

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New Year, New You: Envision 2020–Craft Yourself

January 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

    How do you envision yourself?   Join us in the McGuire room on January 5 from 2pm-5pm and/or Jan. 8 from 6pm-9pm to create your own, personal VISION BOARD. Use positive words and images to create a collage to represent…

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Beginning Knitting

January 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

**This event if for participants who have already registered for the event series. Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can! During this four week series you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind…

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New Year, New You: Reiki & Tapping Energy Healing Session

January 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Stressed? Reiki & Tapping Energy Can Improve Your Life and Health! Join Dr. Sally Littleton, Reiki Master, college teacher and former psychotherapist, to explore these widely used methods to increase health and happiness by connecting to your innate Healing…

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Books to Movies

January 13, 2020 @ 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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Beginning Knitting

January 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

**This event if for participants who have already registered for the event series. Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can! During this four week series you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind…

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Beginning Knitting

January 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

**This event if for participants who have already registered for the event series. Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can! During this four week series you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind…

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New Year, New You: Awakening Freedom through Mindfulness

January 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Did you know that by practicing mindfulness in your thoughts and eating habits, you can decrease your stress levels and increase happiness?  Learn from the Love Body team, Tara Rybicki, Registered Dietician and Erin Goldman, MSW  how to develop…

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Books to Movies

January 20, 2020 @ 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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Beginning Knitting

January 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

**This event if for participants who have already registered for the event series. Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can! During this four week series you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind…

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Beginning Knitting

January 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

**This event if for participants who have already registered for the event series. Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can! During this four week series you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind…

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Books to Movies

January 27, 2020 @ 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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Beginning Knitting

January 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

**This event if for participants who have already registered for the event series. Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can! During this four week series you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind…

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Tuesdays @ Two

January 28, 2020 @ 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 Isadore's Secret by Mardi Link. 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…

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Otaku Kingdom

January 28, 2020 @ 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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Beginning Knitting

January 31, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

**This event if for participants who have already registered for the event series. Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can! During this four week series you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind…

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February 2020

Books to Movies

February 3, 2020 @ 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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Books to Movies

February 10, 2020 @ 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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Books to Movies

February 17, 2020 @ 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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Books to Movies

February 24, 2020 @ 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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Tuesdays @ Two

February 25, 2020 @ 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 Treasure Island by Robert L. Stevenson. 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

February 25, 2020 @ 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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March 2020

Books to Movies

March 2, 2020 @ 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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