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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

March 2020

**CANCELLED** Perler Beads

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   Make your own perler bead creation. Take it home with you. Easy peasy.  

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**CANCELLED** Spring Break for Teens: Clockmaking

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Notice: This event has been cancelled.   Teens will design and decorate their clock face and then assemble the clock. Please register to ensure there are enough clock parts for all teens.

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**CANCELLED** Tuesdays @ Two

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Notice: This event has been cancelled.   This month we will read and discuss Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. The Tuesdays @ Two Book Club is for people who love to read and discuss books.  It is a…

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**CANCELLED** Otaku Kingdom

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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.…

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April 2020

**CANCELLED** Yoga For Kids, ages 3 – 6

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   Join Kay Epple & Cathy Fitzgerald from Just Bee Yoga + Well-being for a yoga and mindfulness session for 3-6 year old children. There is no charge for these classes.  Just Bee’s fun, age-appropriate yoga…

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**CANCELLED** Drop-In Craft: Make Your Own Stickers

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   All are invited to drop in to create your own sticker. All materials are provided and we encourage you to take your sticker/stickers with you.

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**CANCELLED** Spring Break for Teens: Sculpy Creations

April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   Teens will be using Sculpey clay to create charms and to cover pens.

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**CANCELLED** Spring Break for Teens: Duct Tape

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   Make a wallet, bracelet, or whatever grand creation you can imagine out of Duct Tape.

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**CANCELLED** Button Making

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   Design and make your own button. You get to keep what you make!

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**CANCELLED** Spring Break for Teens: Picture Frames

April 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   Explore your creativity by painting a picture frame.

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**CANCELLED** Sing & Stomp

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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. …

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**CANCELLED** Sing & Stomp

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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. …

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**CANCELLED** T3 Teen Tabletop- Forbidden Island

April 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   Forbidden Island is a visually stunning cooperative board game. Instead of winning by competing with other players like most games, everyone must work together to win the game. Players take turns moving their…

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**CANCELLED** Make Something

April 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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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**CANCELLED** Books to Movies

April 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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…

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**CANCELLED** Digital Drop-Ins

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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…

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**CANCELLED** Baby Time

April 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   (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…

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**CANCELLED** Hear & Say

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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…

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**CANCELLED** Tell-a-Tail

April 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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…

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**CANCELLED** Teen Crafters

April 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   Come make something! Every month there will be a fresh project to learn and create. Snacks will be provided.

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**CANCELLED** History of Tiger Stadium with Doc Fletcher

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

Notice: This event has been cancelled.   After writing 9 books about the joy of canoeing & kayaking rivers, lifelong Michigan resident & 2017 MLA Author Award winner Doc Fletcher moves to dry land for his latest book: "The History of…

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**CANCELLED** Preschool Play and Learn

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   All preschoolers and their adults are invited to a play-based storytime filled with  stories and songs. After books and songs, children and their adults are encouraged to interact around building blocks, little cars…

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**CANCELLED** Let’s Build & Create

April 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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…

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**CANCELLED** FBI: Fabulous Brilliant Individuals

April 8 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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…

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**CANCELLED** Mother Goose

April 9 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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…

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**CANCELLED** Story Time For Bigs

April 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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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**CANCELLED** Teen Writing Group

April 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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…

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**CANCELLED** StoryBag Stories

April 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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…

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**CANCELLED** TSO Tots @ TADL: Percussion

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   Join members of the Traverse Symphony Orchestra for an hour of music, stories and movement. Today’s program is Percussion: Keith Aleo, Percussion Additionally there will be an instrument petting zoo, story reading, movement…

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Library Closed for Easter

April 12
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

The Main Library (610 Woodmere Avenue, Traverse City, MI 49686) and all other TADL network libraries will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020. TADL network libraries will resume normal hours* of operation on Monday, April 13. *Please note…

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**CANCELLED** Beginning Yoga

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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…

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**CANCELLED** Sing & Stomp

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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. …

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**CANCELLED** Sing & Stomp

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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. …

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**CANCELLED** Full STEAM Ahead!

April 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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…

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**CANCELLED** Books to Movies

April 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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…

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**CANCELLED** Beginning Knitting

April 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Notice: This event has been cancelled.   Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can! During this three week series you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off a mug rug. Don’t know…

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**CANCELLED** Digital Drop-Ins

April 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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…

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**CANCELLED** Baby Time

April 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   (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…

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**CANCELLED** Hear & Say

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   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…

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**CANCELLED** Kids Bingo

April 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   Pre & Early Readers are invited to this language building program with their families. Each Bingo winner earns a free book!

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**CANCELLED** ConsiderTHIS: Corporate Responsibility

April 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled.   Join the conversation! Topic: Do Corporations Have A Social Responsibility? The economist Milton Friedman famously argued that the only responsibility of corporations was to increase their profits for their shareholders (though shareholders, as…

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Preschool Play and Learn

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 13, 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  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 stories…

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Let’s Build & Create

April 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 13, 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

April 15 @ 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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**CANCELLED** Beginning Yoga

April 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Notice: This event has been cancelled. 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…

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Mother Goose

April 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until May 14, 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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Story Time For Bigs

April 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until May 14, 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

April 16 @ 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

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until May 15, 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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**CANCELLED** Open Knitting Party

April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Notice: This event has been cancelled. Our patrons are a tight knit bunch.  Bring your knitting projects to this event and spend time just knitting with other knitters. Let's knit the community together! Every knitter welcome.   Tea and cookies…

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Sing & Stomp

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 11, 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

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 11, 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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**CANCELLED**An Evening of Jazz and American Standards with Jymi Dill

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, join us to listen to musician Jymi Dill sing from his repertoire of Jazz classics and American standards. If you're missing the songs of days gone by, you won't want to miss this…

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**CANCELLED** Books to Movies

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Notice: This event has been cancelled. 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…

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**CANCELLED** Beginning Knitting

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Notice: This event has been cancelled. Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can! During this three week series you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off a mug rug. Don’t know what…

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Baby Time

April 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 12, 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

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 12, 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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Magic the Gathering for Teens

April 21 @ 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

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 13, 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  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 stories…

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Let’s Build & Create

April 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 13, 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

April 22 @ 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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**CANCELLED** Fix Common Knitting Mistakes

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Notice: This event has been cancelled. Learned how to knit but messed up and can't quite figure it out?  Don't get frustrated and unravel it all.  Bring it in and get help from an experienced knitter who just may be…

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Mother Goose

April 23 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until May 14, 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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**CANCELLED** Intermediate Knitting

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Notice: This event has been cancelled. 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.  …

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Story Time For Bigs

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until May 14, 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

April 23 @ 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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**CANCELLED** Michigan Forests: Then and Now

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

Notice: This event has been cancelled. Mark Stormzand, author of Stormy Outside, the Adventures and Misadventures of a Forester and his Dog, was a forester his entire life in Canada, the western US and Michigan. He'll share the history of…

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StoryBag Stories

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until May 15, 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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**CANCELLED** Beginning Yoga

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Notice: This event has been cancelled. 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…

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Sing & Stomp

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 11, 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

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 11, 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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Kids Coding Club

April 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 27, 2020

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- Population One Teen Escape Room

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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In northeastern Nebraska you’ll find the small town of Monowi. Monowi is special because it’s the only town in the United States with an official population of one. That’s right, Elise Eiler is the only resident. Elise lists herself as…

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**CANCELLED** Books to Movies

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Notice: This event has been cancelled. 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…

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**CANCELLED** Beginning Knitting

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Notice: This event has been cancelled. Would you like to learn how to knit? Now you can! During this three week series you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off a mug rug. Don’t know what…

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Digital Drop-Ins

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 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

April 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 12, 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

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 12, 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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Tuesdays @ Two

April 28 @ 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 Accidental Further Adventures of the 100-year-old Man by Jonas Jonasson. The Tuesdays @ Two Book Club is for people who love to read and discuss books.  It is a convenient book…

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Kids Bingo

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 12, 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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Otaku Kingdom

April 28 @ 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 and Learn

April 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 May 13, 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  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 stories…

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Let’s Build & Create

April 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 May 13, 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

April 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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Mother Goose

April 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 May 14, 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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**CANCELLED** Intermediate Knitting

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

Notice: This event has been cancelled. 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.  …

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Story Time For Bigs

April 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 May 14, 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

April 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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May 2020

StoryBag Stories

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until May 15, 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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TO BE RESCHEDULED*****For the Spell Of It: An Adult Spelling Bee**********

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

****We will be rescheduling this event, please keep an eye out and get your teams together!********* It is that time of year again!  Calling all you logophiles!  Get your team together and sign up for our annual Spelling Bee--it is…

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Sing & Stomp

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 11, 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

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 11, 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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T3 Teen Tabletop- Codenames

May 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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In Codenames, two teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first. Spymasters give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the board. Their teammates try to guess words of the right color while…

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Make Something

May 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 May 4, 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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Books to Movies

May 4 @ 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

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 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

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 12, 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

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 12, 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

May 5 @ 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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Teen Crafters

May 5 @ 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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