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Welcome to The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) monthly email newsletter, offering you news and events from the District's network of community libraries.

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Tickets On Sale Now for “The Belle of Amherst," A One Woman Show on the Life of Emily Dickinson

The Traverse Area District Library in collaboration with the Old Town Playhouse is pleased to present, “The Belle of Amherst” starring Michigan native, Sinda Nichols May 17-19 at the Old Town Playhouse Studio Theatre. All ticket sales will benefit Grow the Gardens, a library landscaping project. Read More. Buy Tickets.

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Celebrate National Poetry Month with Local Poet, Fleda Brown

The Traverse Area District Library is offering some creative ways to celebrate National Poetry Month including a special, first of its kind, e-book launch party on Friday, April 12 from 4-6 p.m. for local poet, Fleda Brown and her newly released e-book, "Growing Old in Poetry: Two Poets, Two Lives" by Fleda Brown and Sydney Lea. Read More.

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Above: The TADL sponsored Little Free Library at Spruce and Sixth Streets in Traverse City.

Bring Home a Little Free Library

The Traverse Area District Library will host a silent auction (April 14-20) of five Little Free Libraries in celebration of National Library Week. Libraries will be on display at the Main (Woodmere) Branch starting April 1. Read More.

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Photograph by Traverse Area Camera Club member, Mark Lindsay

Library Hosts Traverse Area Camera Club Annual Exhibit

The Traverse Area District Library is pleased to welcome the Traverse Area Camera Club to the Main (Woodmere) Branch for their annual photography exhibition. The public is invited and encouraged to attend a special opening reception on Sunday, April 7 from 1-4 p.m. in the McGuire Community Room. Read More.

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Michigan Notable Authors Tour Features Jack Driscoll

The Traverse Area District Library is pleased to announce that Jack Driscoll, author of Michigan Notable Book, "The World of a Few Minutes Ago," will pay a special visit to the Main (Woodmere) Branch at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17 for an evening of first-rate storytelling; book signing and question-and-answer time with guests. Read More.

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Library and History Center Join Efforts to Offer Family History Preservation Series

Together, the Traverse Area District Library and the History Center of Traverse City will offer a series of dynamic workshops on caring for personal and family history heirlooms at the Main (Woodmere) Branch during National Preservation Week (Apr.22-25) Read More.

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Friends of TADL Spring Book Sale

Celebrate National Library Week and join the Friends of the Traverse Area District Library as they present their Spring One Day, One Dollar Book Sale on Saturday, April 20 from 9a-5p. Everything is just $1! Read More.

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Coming Soon! New Online Resources for Magazines and Audiobooks

Starting April 1, the Traverse Area District Library will launch two new online resources for library users: digital magazines available through Zinio and downloadable audiobooks available through One Click Digital. Look for the Zinio and One Click Digital icons at www.tadl.org on April 1 and get started! Read More.

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This e-newsletter is made possible by the Friends of the Traverse Area District Library

About Us

The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) is a network of community libraries serving Grand Traverse County through the following locations: the Woodmere (Main) Branch in Traverse City including the Talking Book Library East Bay and Kingsley Branch Libraries; Member Libraries: Fife Lake Public Library, Interlochen Public Library, and Peninsula Community Library; and the Grand Traverse County Law Library.

TADL provides a wide variety of services, including the loan and inter-library loan of a broad collection of book titles (print, audiobooks, e-books, and e-audiobooks), periodicals, DVDs, CDs, subscription databases, publicly accessible computers, free WiFi, a variety of meeting spaces, blind and physically handicapped services, and free programming for all ages.

Please share your questions or concerns with the TADL e-newsletter editor at news@tadl.org.

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