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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

May 2020

Facebook Storytimes

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until May 22, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join Youth Services staff members on TADL's Facebook page for weekday storytimes at 11 a.m.  for a live storytime filled with books, rhymes, and songs. This is a virtual storytime, accessed only through Facebook Live. Weekly storytime providers are as…

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Make Something with Mr. Andy

May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 20, 2020

Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join Mr. Andy and his son, Ezra, on TADL's Facebook page to make something new out of everyday materials you have at home. Visit the Facebook Event's page for an update on materials you'll need to participate in that week's…

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Teen Fandom Club

May 6 @ 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 27, 2020

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

Meet up on Discord to and talk about what you are reading and watching. Use the text chat to leave us messages or click onto LibraryTeens to use the voice and video feature. How to Join a Discord Server: To join a server you must…

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Drawful 2 for Teens

May 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us (virtually) to play a few games of Drawful 2 by Jackbox Games. We will play via Google Hangouts and the jackbox.tv website. Two screens are required- one to see the game and one to act as a controller.…

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Knit the Community Together–Virtual Events

May 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 16, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 22, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 30, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on June 5, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on June 13, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on June 19, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on June 27, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on July 3, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on July 11, 2020 at 10:30 am

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

  Join us alternating Friday and Saturdays for some social knitting via Zoom. TADL staff member Kate will host and read something inspirational each week while you relax and knit. This is designed for us to feel less isolated and…

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Jackbox Games for Teens

May 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us (virtually) to play a Jackbox Game. We will play via Google Hangouts and the jackbox.tv website. Two screens are required- one to see the game and one to act as a controller. We find it works best with…

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Parenting during Covid19: Family and Self-Care Tips–Virtual Event

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Parenting during COVID-19: Family- and Self-Care for the Stress and Trauma Affecting Our Everyday Lives Join TADL as we host a panel of local experts to discuss the effects of trauma and give parents ways to take care of…

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Discord Chat for Teens

May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 19, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2020 at 4:00 pm

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

Hop on our Teen Discord Server and let us know how things are going. Our Discord Server is always open for teens but 4:00 at you will find one of us Librarians on also. We will be using the voice…

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Meditations with Erin–Virtual Event

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 24, 2020

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

  Feeling stressed? Disconnected from yourself and others? Join Erin Goldman MSW, E-RYT a local Movement Specialist from TableHealth & Love Body every Wednesday morning, starting May 20th at 10am for a 30 minute guided meditation session. Sit in community with neighbors and see how…

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Booklovers Share-Virtual Event

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Booklovers!  Share with us! What good books have you read lately? Join us via Zoom and let us know. Participants should come prepared to talk about books they've read and enjoyed. Please have the title and author of the…

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Trivia Murder Party 2 for Teens

May 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Thursday at 4 pm! Join us for a brand new game! Waaaaake Up! It’s time to play Trivia Murder Party, a deadly quiz show where you match wits with a trivia-obsessed killer. Answer trivia questions correctly in each round or…

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Knit the Community Together–Virtual Events

May 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Join us alternating Friday and Saturdays for some social knitting via Zoom. TADL staff member Kate will host and read something inspirational each week while you relax and knit. This is designed for us to feel less isolated and…

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State of the Library

May 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Join us on Facebook LIVE as the Library Director, Michele Howard will address how the library is doing and what we can expect coming up.

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June 2020

Virtual Art Exhibition–Submissions Needed

June 10 - June 26
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Are  you a photographer, painter, artist of any or all mediums?  Fiberist? Would you like to show off your work?  Here is a great platform to do so.  Fill out the form below, upload a picture of your art…

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Summer Reading Club Kickoff: Magician Jeff Wawrzaszek

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Celebrate the kickoff to this year's "Imagine Your Story" Summer Reading Club virtually! Don't miss the fun as Ann Arbor magician Jeff Wawrzaszek brings his "best of the best" material from 50 years of magic to TADL patrons through the…

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Tween Magic Workshop – virtual

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Ann Arbor Magician Jeff Wawrzaszek brings 5 decades of professional experience right to your computer screen as he presents an amazing virtual magic workshop designed especially for youth ages 8-12. In this 45-minute magic workshop we will learn several simply…

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Zoom Summer Reading Reporting – Tuesday – Friday

June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
TADL Summer Reading Club

Report your reading minutes to us via Zoom. Just click on this SRC Reporting link and talk to a TADL staff member or volunteer about your reading adventures. This reporting opportunity will be available from 12 - 4 p.m. on…

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Storyteller in the Garden – virtual

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 24, 2020

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

Join us on Facebook Live as we bring stories to life from the Children’s Learning Garden with an array of local storytellers (and one singer!). Today's featured storyteller is longtime TADL favorite, Mrs Jill Bert. She'll read and tell stories…

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Once Upon a Time in the Stars with Mary Stewart Adams (Zoom)

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Once upon a time, every star had a name, and in every name was a story… So begins a magical session of the storytelling of the stars with Star Lore Historian Mary Stewart Adams, founding member of the team that…

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Fantastic Fairytales with Miss Linda: Three Little Pigs

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join Miss Linda on Facebook Live for a storytime featuring classic and fractured fairytales. Continue watching to follow along with the week's craft, which can be picked up the Monday before Fantastic Fairytales. You can pick up the craft outside…

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Storywalk: Walk-through: Three Little Pigs

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us for a cellphone guided Storywalk through the Children's Garden. Or, if you prefer, a self guided walk. We will have a different story every week. We hope that you enjoy each and everyone of them!

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Vegetable Gardening in Small Spaces – On Demand Replay

June 20 - July 1
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Lacking a big backyard does not mean that you can never have your own vegetable garden. This event will show you tips and techniques for making the most of limited space to grow a bountiful harvest of sweet, crunchy…

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Mother Goose with Miss Michele

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until July 25, 2020

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

Miss Michele leads a storytime for families with young children. Have fun and learn through songs, rhymes and books. (12-24 months)

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The Magic of STEAM on Facebook Live

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until July 20, 2020

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

Join Mr. Matt for a fun and informational exploration of all things STEAM. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) as part of this Facebook Live event via TADL's Facebook  page. Each week we focus on a new and magical STEAM…

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Acting Up Theatre – Imagine You’re King (Zoom)

June 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us on Zoom for a special production from Acting Up Theatre Company. Acting Up Theatre has been entertaining audiences for over 20 years with their high energy interactive theatrical shows, leaving smiles wherever they go! This year’s program, Imagine…

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Fantastic Fairytales with Miss Linda: Princess and the Pea

June 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join Miss Linda on Facebook Live for a storytime featuring classic and fractured fairytales. Continue watching to follow along with the week's craft, which can be picked up the Wednesday before Fantastic Fairytales. The library is also happy to offer…

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Storywalk: Walk-through: Princess and the Pea

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Zoom Summer Reading Reporting – Monday – Thursday

June 29 @ 12:00 pm - July 2 @ 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
TADL Summer Reading Club

Report your reading minutes to us via Zoom. Just click on this SRC Reporting link and talk to a TADL staff member or volunteer about your reading adventures. This reporting opportunity will be available from 2 - 4 p.m. on…

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July 2020

Growing and Using Herbs–On Demand Replay

July 1 - July 7
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Herbs are wonderful plants that add color to our gardens, flavor and nutrients to our food, and health to our bodies. In this presentation, Mark Lyons, an experienced gardener, will show you how to plant, cultivate, use these wonderful…

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Storyteller in the Garden – virtual

July 1 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 8, 2020

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

Join us on Facebook Live as we bring stories to life from the Children’s Learning Garden with an array of local storytellers (and one singer!). Today's featured storyteller is local and Michigan Humanities Council-celebrated storyteller, Jenifer Strauss. "Growing Green with…

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Beverly Meyer, The Music Lady: Tiny Fairy Tales (Zoom)

July 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Our favorite garden fairy “pixie” will guide us in creating our very own fairy tale. Full of songs, laughter, mischief and musical mayhem, this show is perfect for preschool programs, family concerts and early reader programs at the library. On…

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Fantastic Fairytales with Miss Linda: Goldilocks

July 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join Miss Linda on Facebook Live for a storytime featuring classic and fractured fairytales. Continue watching to follow along with the week's craft, which can be picked up in the Youth Services Department the Monday before Fantastic Fairytales. You can…

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Storywalk: Walk-through: Goldilocks

July 3 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Zoom Summer Reading Reporting – Friday

July 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
TADL Summer Reading Club

Report your reading minutes to us via Zoom. Just click on this SRC Reporting link and talk to a TADL staff member or volunteer about your reading adventures. This reporting opportunity will be available from 2 - 4 p.m. on…

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Nature Makers with Mr. Christopher: Slime

July 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join Mr. Christopher on TADL's Facebook Live for a fun exploration of "mostly" nature crafts. The 6/23 event is the reason for "mostly" because we will have some fun with Lego bricks. Starting on Wednesday, July 8, you can pickup…

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Summer Reading Clubhouse – snacks, books, crafts

July 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 25, 2020

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 27, 2020

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

It's a one stop Summer Reading Clubhouse! Families can pick up free books to keep, crafts to work on at home, and report their summer reading minutes beginning Tuesday, July 7th and running through the end of August. In addition…

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Mat Emerick: Trolls, Fairies and Elves, Oh MY! (Zoom) [keep recording up as long as we’d like]

July 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

An event that is sure to amaze and entertain all ages! Mat will use his unique storytelling and mime routines (with fantastic costuming as well) to bring alive classic and still popular fantasy characters! And his juggling elf will delight…

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Fantastic Fairytales with Miss Linda: Rapunzel

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join Miss Linda on Facebook Live for a storytime featuring classic and fractured fairytales. Continue watching to follow along with the week's craft, which can be picked up in the Youth Services Department the Monday before Fantastic Fairytales. You can…

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Storywalk: Walk-through: Rapunzel

July 10 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Home Cheesemaking: On Demand Replay

July 14 - July 20
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

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

  Like good cheese? Ever thought about making it yourself? Well, you can, and Mark Lyons (who showed us gardening tips/techniques) will show you how! In this program, you'll learn about the ingredients, equipment and techniques for making your own…

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Storyteller in the Garden – virtual

July 15 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us on Facebook Live as we bring stories to life from the Children’s Learning Garden with an array of local storytellers (and one singer!). Today's featured storyteller is longtime TADL favorite, Miss Jill Bert. She'll read and tell stories…

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Ring of Steel: SuperHeroes

July 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

From swords to superheroes, Ring of Steel has been entertaining, educating, and enchanting audiences of all ages for 25+ years. Popular characters including Captain America, Jedi Masters, Indiana Jones, Hogwarts wizards, pirates, and knights through the ages come to life…

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Fantastic Fairytales with Miss Linda: Jack and the Beanstalk

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join Miss Linda on Facebook Live for a storytime featuring classic and fractured fairytales. Continue watching to follow along with the week's craft, which can be picked up the Monday before Fantastic Fairytales. You can pick up the craft outside…

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Storywalk Walk: Jack and the Beanstalk

July 17 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Take a lovely walk though our Children's Garden and read your way though this weeks story. The story begins on the South entrance of the garden by the Sun Dial.

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Nature Makers with Mr. Christopher: Feathers and Rocks

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join Mr. Christopher on TADL's Facebook Live for a fun exploration of "mostly" nature crafts. The 6/23 event is the reason for "mostly" because we will have some fun with Lego bricks. Starting on Wednesday you can pickup the craft…

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Story-singer in the Garden – virtual

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join us on Facebook Live for a twist in this final program in the Storyteller in the Garden series. Miriam Pico, one of the most cheerful and fun local singers and songwriters for children, will bring songs to life from…

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Imagine (and Draw!) Your Story with author and illustrator Mark Crilley (Zoom)

July 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Artists, artists-in-training, and non-artists alike are invited to join Michigan author and illustrator Mark Crilley of the Akiko and Billy Clikk series (Random House) for a fast-paced and fun presentation on drawing, writing, and storytelling. Have your favorite drawing utensils…

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Fantastic Fairytales with Miss Linda: Little Red Riding Hood

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join Miss Linda on Facebook Live for a storytime featuring classic and fractured fairytales. Continue watching to follow along with the week's craft, which can be picked up the Monday before Fantastic Fairytales. You can pick up the craft in…

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Storywalk: Petite Rouge: A Cajun Red Riding Hood

July 24 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Take a lovely walk though our Children's Garden and read your way though this weeks story. The story begins on the South entrance of the garden by the Sun Dial.

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Nature Makers with Mr. Christopher: Weather

July 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join Mr. Christopher on TADL's Facebook Live for a fun exploration of "mostly" nature crafts. The 6/23 event is the reason for "mostly" because we will have some fun with Lego bricks. Starting on Wednesday July 22 you can pickup…

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Books & Brewskis

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

  Books & Brewskis is going virtual!  So grab a drink, snatch up your best read this summer and discuss it with us this month--anything you choose!  We will also discuss and decide what to read in the coming months…

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Fantastic Fairytales with Miss Linda: Three Billy Goats Gruff

July 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join Miss Linda on Facebook Live for a storytime featuring classic and fractured fairytales. Continue watching to follow along with the week's craft, which can be picked up the Monday before Fantastic Fairytales. Crafts can also be picked up at…

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Storywalk: Three Billy Goats Gruff

July 31 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Take a lovely walk though our Children's Garden and read your way though this weeks story. The story begins on the South entrance of the garden by the Sun Dial.

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August 2020

Mother Goose with Miss Michele

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2020

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

Miss Michele leads a storytime for families with young children. Have fun and learn through songs, rhymes and books. (12-24 months)

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Let’s build some castles!

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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castle style fortress

Join us for a castle-build extravaganza! You can come build with us (socially distanced of course!) on the Woodmere front lawn, or build at home and send us a photo. Either way, start making plans now to build the castle…

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Let’s build some castles!

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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castle style fortress

Join us for a castle-build extravaganza! You can come build with us (socially distanced of course!) on the Woodmere front lawn, or build at home and send us a photo. Either way, start making plans now to build the castle…

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Fantastic Fairytales with Miss Linda: Cinderella

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join Miss Linda on Facebook Live for a storytime featuring classic and fractured fairytales. Continue watching to follow along with the week's craft, which can be picked up the Monday before Fantastic Fairytales. Crafts can also be picked up at…

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Storywalk: If the Shoe Fits

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

Take a lovely walk though our Children's Garden and read your way though this weeks story. The story begins on the South entrance of the garden by the Sun Dial.

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Summer Reading Finale with Spoonman! (Zoom and Youtube)

August 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Celebrate this year's Summer Reading Club with a Finale performance more fun than a drawer full of spoons! Jim Cruise, aka “The Spoon Man,” has been entertaining families for over 30 years by playing fun and engaging music on a…

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Games on the Front Lawn

August 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 13, 2020

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

Come outside to play with us! Families are invited to join us on the front lawn of TADL Main for larger than life games and tests of agility. Stop by during our Summer Reading Clubhouse to pick up a game…

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Blood Drive

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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blood drive flyer

We welcome you to join us for a community blood drive!

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Fantastic Fairytales with Miss Linda: Rumpelstiltskin

August 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Join Miss Linda on Facebook Live for a storytime featuring classic and fractured fairytales. Continue watching to follow along with the week's craft, which can be picked up the Monday before Fantastic Fairytales. Crafts can also be picked up at…

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Storywalk: Frankly, I’d Rather Spin Myself a New Name

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Take a lovely walk though our Children's Garden and read your way though this weeks story. The story begins on the South entrance of the garden by the Sun Dial.

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Summer Reading Clubhouse – snacks, books, crafts

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 25, 2020

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 27, 2020

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

It's a one stop Summer Reading Clubhouse! Families can pick up free books to keep, crafts to work on at home, and report their summer reading minutes beginning Tuesday, July 7th and running through the end of August. In addition…

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Games On The Front Lawn

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Come outside to play with us! Families are invited to join us on the front lawn of TADL Main for larger than life games and tests of agility. Stop by during our Summer Reading Clubhouse to pick up a game…

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Summer Reading Clubhouse – snacks, books, crafts

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 25, 2020

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 27, 2020

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

It's a one stop Summer Reading Clubhouse! Families can pick up free books to keep, crafts to work on at home, and report their summer reading minutes beginning Tuesday, July 7th and running through the end of August. In addition…

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Games On The Front Lawn

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Come outside to play with us! Families are invited to join us on the front lawn of TADL Main for larger than life games and tests of agility. Stop by during our Summer Reading Clubhouse to pick up a game…

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Fantastic Fairytales with Miss Linda: Elves and the Shoemaker

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join Miss Linda on Facebook Live for a storytime featuring classic and fractured fairytales. Continue watching to follow along with the week’s craft, which can be picked up the Monday before Fantastic Fairytales. Crafts can also be picked up at…

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Mother Goose with Miss Michele

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2020

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

Miss Michele leads a storytime for families with young children. Have fun and learn through songs, rhymes and books. (12-24 months)

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Summer Reading Clubhouse – snacks, books, crafts

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 25, 2020

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 27, 2020

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

It's a one stop Summer Reading Clubhouse! Families can pick up free books to keep, crafts to work on at home, and report their summer reading minutes beginning Tuesday, July 7th and running through the end of August. In addition…

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Games On The Front Lawn

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Come outside to play with us! Families are invited to join us on the front lawn of TADL Main for larger than life games and tests of agility. Stop by during our Summer Reading Clubhouse to pick up a game…

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Books & Brewskis: Where the Crawdads Sing

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Books & Brewskis is going virtual! Grab a drink and join us as we discuss robust books.  This month the title is Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. Registration is required for this event via Zoom. Register Here

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Let’s Job Hunt with Reference Solutions! (Online Workshop)

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

  Join us to help you navigate the crazy digital world of job hunting through Reference Solutions.  This resource is available at the library and remotely for taxing district patrons.  Discover employment opportunities and learn how to easily navigate the…

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Summer Reading Clubhouse – snacks, books, crafts

August 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 25, 2020

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 27, 2020

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

It's a one stop Summer Reading Clubhouse! Families can pick up free books to keep, crafts to work on at home, and report their summer reading minutes beginning Tuesday, July 7th and running through the end of August. In addition…

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Games On The Front Lawn

August 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 27, 2020

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

Come outside to play with us! Families are invited to join us on the front lawn of TADL Main for larger than life games and tests of agility. Stop by during our Summer Reading Clubhouse to pick up a game…

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Preserving Your Harvest Series–Peaches, Can or Freeze?

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Free

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

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Preserving Your Harvest Series–Peaches, Can or Freeze?

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Free

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

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Fantastic Fairytales with Miss Linda: Sleeping Beauty

August 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Join Miss Linda on Facebook Live for a storytime featuring classic and fractured fairytales.  Continue watching to follow along with the week’s craft, which can be picked up the Monday before Fantastic Fairytales. *This week's storytime will only be available…

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Mother Goose with Miss Michele

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2020

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

Miss Michele leads a storytime for families with young children. Have fun and learn through songs, rhymes and books. (12-24 months)

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September 2020

Preserving Your Harvest Series–Too Many Tomatoes

September 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
free

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

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Preserving Your Harvest Series–Too Many Tomatoes

September 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
free

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

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DPLA Online Program – Black Women Suffragists

September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

We are pleased to invite you to Race, Power, and Curation, a virtual event celebrating the launch of our Black Women’s Suffrage Digital Collection, on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, from 1-2:30 pm ET. The event will feature a keynote by Dorothy…

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Preserving Your Harvest–Salsa 101

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Free

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

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Preserving Your Harvest–Salsa 101

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Free

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

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Just Bee Yoga for kids: ages 3 – 5

September 12 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 8, 2021

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

Families with children ages 3 - 5 are invited to join Kay and Cathy from Just Bee Yoga in Traverse City for free yoga and mindfulness on the second Saturday of each month. "Our fun, age-appropriate yoga classes blend music,…

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Sing & Stomp

September 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until September 28, 2020

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

Experience stories through music, movement and books with Mr. Matt. ( ages 2-5) https://www.facebook.com/TADLKids

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Build Something Challenge

September 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

We reveal this month's Build Something bag contents for you to take home and create with. Use anything you have at home too and share a photo of your creation. https://www.facebook.com/TADLKids

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Mother Goose

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until September 29, 2020

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

Miss Michele leads families with young children through songs, rhymes and books. (ages 12-24 months) https://www.facebook.com/TADLKids   https://www.facebook.com/help/1468879913412530   https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-watch-facebook-live/

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Play & Learn

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until September 30, 2020

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

Join Mr. Christopher for  a story then exploration with play items including building blocks, tactile toys and more. https://www.facebook.com/TADLKids https://www.facebook.com/help/1468879913412530 https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-watch-facebook-live/

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Let’s Build and Create

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

Mr. Christopher reveals his monthly LEGO building challenge. https://www.facebook.com/TADLKids   https://www.facebook.com/help/1468879913412530 https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-watch-facebook-live/      

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Storytime on the Front Lawn

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until September 24, 2020

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

Mr. Andy leads families through stories, songs, and movement on the front lawn in a safe, socially distant manner. (Ages 2 - 5) On TADLKids  Facebook Live if  the weather is poor. How to access Facebook Live (articles): https://www.facebook.com/help/1468879913412530 https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-watch-facebook-live/…

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Preserving Your Harvest–Know Your Canners

September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Free

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

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Preserving Your Harvest–Know Your Canners

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library (Traverse City), 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Free

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

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StoryBag Stories

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until September 25, 2020

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

Miss Linda draws a surprise theme each week for this storytime filled with stories, rhymes and songs. See this week's craft and pick up your craft bag after the program. (Ages 2 - 5) https://www.facebook.com/TADLKids https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-watch-facebook-live/ https://www.facebook.com/help/1468879913412530      

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First Chapter Fridays

September 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until September 25, 2020

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

Hear the 1st chapter of a new book every Friday on Zoom! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86095678358

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