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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

January 2020

Preschool Play and Learn

January 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 19, 2020

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

January 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 19, 2020

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 Makeys, 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

January 29 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2020

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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New Year, New You: Beginning Yoga

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

  We invite community members of all abilities and experiences to join us at Woodmere for a series of hour-long of gentle yoga classes.  Geared to a general audience of participants, this class will focus on settling the mind and…

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Mother Goose

January 30 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until February 20, 2020

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

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until February 20, 2020

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

January 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

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

January 31 @ 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. You may add your name to the wait list below for future beginning knitting classes. Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can!…

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StoryBag Stories

January 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until February 21, 2020

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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February 2020

Drop-In Craft: Deconstructed Book Collage

February 1 @ 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

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Sing & Stomp

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until February 10, 2020

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

February 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until February 10, 2020

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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Make Something!

February 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until February 3, 2020

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- Love Letter

February 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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All of the eligible young men (and many of the not-so-young) seek to woo the princess of Tempest. Unfortunately,  she has locked herself in the palace, and you must rely on others to take your romantic letters to her. Will…

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Books to Movies

February 3 @ 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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Digital Drop-Ins

February 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 17, 2020

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

  Need help setting up your digital library accounts?  We can help!  Our library staff will walk you through setting up your library account so you can place holds, renew items, or just check your account. If you live in…

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Baby Time

February 4 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until February 18, 2020

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 & Say

February 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until February 18, 2020

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

February 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until February 4, 2020

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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Teen Crafters

February 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 12, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come make something! Every month there will be a fresh project to learn and create. Snacks will be provided.

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Preschool Play and Learn

February 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 19, 2020

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

Find out more »

Let’s Build and Create

February 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 19, 2020

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 Makeys, this drop-in, family program is all about hands-on fun and the joy of creativity. And if you can’t think of anything to build, we have a…

Find out more »

FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

February 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2020

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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Intermediate Knitting

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 26, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  Step up your knitting game by learning to knit a coffee cozy (pictured below). Participants will learn how to knit "in the round" on circular needles (Magic Loop method) and create lovely cables.   All materials will be provided.…

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Mother Goose

February 6 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until February 20, 2020

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 »

Beginning Knitting

February 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until March 5, 2020

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

  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 off a mug rug. Don’t know what cast on, purl or bind off…

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Storytime for Bigs

February 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until February 20, 2020

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

February 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

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

February 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until February 21, 2020

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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Cinema Curiosa presents: BLUE NOTE RECORDS: BEYOND THE NOTES

February 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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“This damn-near immaculate music documentary by Swiss film-maker Sophie Huber pays tribute to Blue Note Records… Huber crafts a respectful, crisply told but depth-plumbing history of the label… hits nearly every music-doc note with an exceptional clarity of tone.”—The Guardian

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Cabin Fever–Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Registration is closed. Do you like puzzles?  What about jigsaw puzzles?  This is the event to show everyone your puzzling talent--with a couple team members.  Bust out a puzzle in no time flat and win our third TADL Jigsaw…

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Dungeons & Dragons for Teens

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Meet up in Teen Services to play Dungeons & Dragons using fifth edition rules. We will provide dice, rule books, and snacks. New and experienced players are welcome to this teen led adventure.

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Sing & Stomp

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until February 10, 2020

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 »

Beginning Yoga

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on February 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

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

  We invite community members of all abilities and experiences to join us at Woodmere for a series of hour-long of gentle yoga classes.  Geared to a general audience of participants, this class will focus on settling the mind and…

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Sing & Stomp

February 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until February 10, 2020

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 »

Full STEAM Ahead!

February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until February 10, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come and let books inspire us to learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) in a family-friendly storytime which will include some fun, hands-on activities. This program is great for kids grades K-3.

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Chill- Peace of Mind Mondays for Teens

February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

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

February 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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

Join us every Monday night to watch movies that were based on books or real events.  Once in a while we may watch one NOT based on either but just for fun.  Popcorn is always available from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom…

Find out more »

Digital Drop-Ins

February 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 17, 2020

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

  Need help setting up your digital library accounts?  We can help!  Our library staff will walk you through setting up your library account so you can place holds, renew items, or just check your account. If you live in…

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Baby Time

February 11 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until February 18, 2020

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 & Say

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until February 18, 2020

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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Genealogy Webinar

February 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

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

  Join us at the library or register on your own for more information on Genealogy. Tune Up Your Family Tree with the MyHeritage Consistency Checker with James Tanner: When selected, the MyHeritage Consistency Checker scans your family tree for…

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Kids Bingo

February 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 11, 2020

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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Preschool Play and Learn

February 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 19, 2020

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

Find out more »

Let’s Build and Create

February 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 19, 2020

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 Makeys, this drop-in, family program is all about hands-on fun and the joy of creativity. And if you can’t think of anything to build, we have a…

Find out more »

FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

February 12 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2020

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…

Find out more »

Mother Goose

February 13 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until February 20, 2020

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 »

Beginning Knitting

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until March 5, 2020

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

  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 off a mug rug. Don’t know what cast on, purl or bind off…

Find out more »

Storytime for Bigs

February 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until February 20, 2020

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

February 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

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

February 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until February 21, 2020

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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TADL Locations Closed for Staff Inservice Training

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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We're closed on President's Day to focus on improving services to our communities. The Traverse Area District Library's Main Library, East Bay and Kingsley branch libraries are closed for an annual staff in-service training on Monday, February 17, 2020. Remember…

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Digital Drop-Ins

February 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 17, 2020

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

  Need help setting up your digital library accounts?  We can help!  Our library staff will walk you through setting up your library account so you can place holds, renew items, or just check your account. If you live in…

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Baby Time

February 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until February 18, 2020

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 & Say

February 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until February 18, 2020

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

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Maker Space: Balloon Rocket

February 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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In this cool project you will be making a balloon rocket. How far/fast your rocket is will be entirely up to your own engineering skill. We will supply all the materials. Of course you get to take the beastie home…

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Magic the Gathering for Teens

February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 20, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Play Magic the Gathering with other teens at the library. Bring your cards if you have them. If not and you want to play come anyway; others may have cards to share.   "Magic the Gathering" by Svetlin Velinov is licensed under CC BY-ND…

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Preschool Play and Learn

February 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 19, 2020

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 »

Genealogy Webinar

February 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Join us at the library or register on your own for more information on Genealogy. Newspapers for People of Color Genealogy Research with Nicka Smith Newspapers can be a goldmine for genealogy, especially in the case of records destruction…

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Let’s Build and Create

February 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 19, 2020

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 Makeys, 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

February 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2020

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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Intermediate Knitting

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 26, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  Step up your knitting game by learning to knit a coffee cozy (pictured below). Participants will learn how to knit "in the round" on circular needles (Magic Loop method) and create lovely cables.   All materials will be provided.…

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Civil Rights Program: Alice Tregay’s Story (with filmmaker Craig Dudnick)

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

    Join us for a screening of Alice’s Ordinary People and learn about Alice Tregay, an unsung heroine of the Civil Rights movement. Alice's five decades of fearless activism spanned the historic period from the marches of Dr. King…

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Mother Goose

February 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until February 20, 2020

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

February 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until February 20, 2020

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

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Get together with other teen authors to discuss creative writing. If you are into: creating original stories, fan fiction, poetry, expanding your editing skills…this is the group for you! Participants are encouraged (but not required) to bring small pieces of their…

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StoryBag Stories

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until February 21, 2020

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: Nerf Battle

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 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! Burst through the midwinter blues with a Nerf battle. We supply the Nerf equipment and a snack. You supply the energy and good sportsmanship. Show up ready for an active evening of…

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten Celebration

February 22 @ 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 yearly celebration of the families in our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program.  Come enjoy a game, craft, books, fun photo ops, and snacks with other program participants. There will be a special video presentation of…

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten Celebration

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join us to celebrate reading and bonding with young children over books during our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten celebration.  Enjoy an array of 1000 Books-themed activities including a game, craft, books to read (and one to take home), fun photo…

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Cabin Fever – Scrabble Tournament

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

    Getting tired of winter?  Want to socialize in a competitive manner?  Sign up for our second Scrabble Tournament!  This is an individual event where each person plays at least 2 rounds. Top scorers will enter semi or final…

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Beginning Yoga

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on February 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

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

  We invite community members of all abilities and experiences to join us at Woodmere for a series of hour-long of gentle yoga classes.  Geared to a general audience of participants, this class will focus on settling the mind and…

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Kids Coding Club

February 24 @ 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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Chill- Peace of Mind Mondays for Teens

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Take an hour to relax. Join us for coloring, crafts, classical music, snacks, hot cocoa and tea. Enjoy a low volume level with no negativity allowed.

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Save Them, Get Out, Hurry- Where in the World is Valentino Cupid? Teen Escape Room

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Everyone wants to know, where in the world is cupid?! With Valentine's Day right around the corner, it is up to you gumshoes to find and trap him so that he does not strike everyone with one of his arrows,…

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Books to Movies

February 24 @ 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 @ 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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Genealogy Webinar

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Join us at the library or register on your own for more information on Genealogy. Working with DNA segments on MyHeritage with Ran Snir Learn how the MyHeritage DNA test analyzes your DNA. Registering at home? Register HERE, otherwise…

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Otaku Kingdom

February 25 @ 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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Genealogy Webinar

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Join us at the library or register on your own for more information on Genealogy. Using Snagit for Genealogy Visual Storytelling and Instruction with Colleen Greene: Snagit is my go-to tool for capturing screenshots and converting those into compelling…

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FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

February 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2020

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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Intermediate Knitting

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 26, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  Step up your knitting game by learning to knit a coffee cozy (pictured below). Participants will learn how to knit "in the round" on circular needles (Magic Loop method) and create lovely cables.   All materials will be provided.…

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Beginning Knitting

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until March 5, 2020

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

  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 off a mug rug. Don’t know what cast on, purl or bind off…

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Teen Writing Group

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

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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TADL MakerFest @ the Grand Traverse Resort

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join TADL and the STEAM/Maker Alliance of Northwestern Michigan at the Grand Traverse Resort as we bring together regional Makers and STEAM aficionados for hands-on exploration of the arts, crafting and technology. MakerFests celebrate the Maker in all of us…

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March 2020

Books to Movies

March 2 @ 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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Digital Drop-Ins

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 17, 2020

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

  Need help setting up your digital library accounts?  We can help!  Our library staff will walk you through setting up your library account so you can place holds, renew items, or just check your account. If you live in…

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Intermediate Knitting

March 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 10, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on March 17, 2020 at 10:30 am

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

  Step up your knitting game by learning to knit a coffee cozy (pictured below). Participants will learn how to knit "in the round" on circular needles (Magic Loop method) and create lovely cables.   All materials will be provided.…

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Teen Crafters

March 3 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 12, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Come make something! Every month there will be a fresh project to learn and create. Snacks will be provided.

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FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

March 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 May 27, 2020

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 Yoga

March 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm

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

  We invite community members of all abilities and experiences to join us at Woodmere for a series of hour-long of gentle yoga classes.  Geared to a general audience of participants, this class will focus on settling the mind and…

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Beginning Knitting

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until March 5, 2020

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

  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 off a mug rug. Don’t know what cast on, purl or bind off…

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Teen Writing Group

March 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 May 28, 2020

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

March 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 12, 2020 at 11:30 am

One event on March 20, 2020 at 11:30 am

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

  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 off a mug rug. Don’t know what cast on, purl or bind off…

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Beginning Yoga

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on June 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 8, 2020

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

  We invite community members of all abilities and experiences to join us at Woodmere for a series of hour-long of gentle yoga classes.  Geared to a general audience of participants, this class will focus on settling the mind and…

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Books to Movies

March 9 @ 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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Digital Drop-Ins

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 17, 2020

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

  Need help setting up your digital library accounts?  We can help!  Our library staff will walk you through setting up your library account so you can place holds, renew items, or just check your account. If you live in…

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Intermediate Knitting

March 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 10, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on March 17, 2020 at 10:30 am

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

  Step up your knitting game by learning to knit a coffee cozy (pictured below). Participants will learn how to knit "in the round" on circular needles (Magic Loop method) and create lovely cables.   All materials will be provided.…

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Genealogy Webinar

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Join us at the library or register on your own for more information on Genealogy. Mining the Newspaper Databases on MyHeritage for Your Family History with Janice M. Sellers: Newspapers can provide information about births, deaths, marriages, moves, business,…

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FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

March 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 May 27, 2020

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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