Educational

Pre-School Play & Learn

All preschoolers and their adults are invited to a play-based storytime filled with themed stories and songs. After books and songs, children and their adults are encouraged to interact… Read More

Tell-a-Tail

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… Read More

Space BINGO

Test your knowledge in this fun, family-friendly game. This program is part of TADL’s A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Club. Read More

Blast Off With Stories

Join us outside in the Children’s Garden for classical stories and stories about our Solar System and the Universe led by Traverse Area District Library staff. If the weather is… Read More

Build and Create

Whether it’s building a LEGO construction or interacting with Snap Circuits or Makey Makey, this drop-in, family program is all about hands-on fun and the joy of creativity. And… Read More

Full STEAM Ahead!

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… Read More

Story Play Littles

Join us for a short, interactive, fun story time for children and parents. We will have rhymes, songs finger plays, music and movement. Recommended for children 3 years and… Read More

Children’s Summer Program: Luunappi

The word “luunappi” is Finnish for a finger snap to the ear. To Leelanau locals Patrick Niemisto and Norm Wheeler, it also means music and rhyme and tall tales…. Read More

Summer Intensive Musical Theatre Camps

Fast. Fun! This program packs a lot in just one week! Students rehearse the musical, DISNEY’S THE JUNGLE BOOK, KIDS, with minimal sets and costumes and then perform it… Read More

Summer Intensive Musical Theatre Camps

Fast. Fun! This program packs a lot in just one week! Students rehearse the musical, DISNEY’S THE JUNGLE BOOK, KIDS, with minimal sets and costumes and then perform it… Read More

Summer Intensive Musical Theatre Camps

Fast. Fun! This program packs a lot in just one week! Students rehearse the musical, DISNEY’S THE JUNGLE BOOK, KIDS, with minimal sets and costumes and then perform it… Read More

Rogers Observatory Public Viewing Nights

Students from the NMC Astronomy Club and the Grand Traverse Astronomical Society (GTAS) host public viewing nights at Rogers Observatory. The admission fee is $2 per person, or $5 per… Read More

Rogers Observatory Public Viewing Nights

Students from the NMC Astronomy Club and the Grand Traverse Astronomical Society (GTAS) host public viewing nights at Rogers Observatory. The admission fee is $2 per person, or $5 per… Read More

Rogers Observatory Public Viewing Nights

Students from the NMC Astronomy Club and the Grand Traverse Astronomical Society (GTAS) host public viewing nights at Rogers Observatory. The admission fee is $2 per person, or $5 per… Read More

Rogers Observatory Public Viewing Nights

Students from the NMC Astronomy Club and the Grand Traverse Astronomical Society (GTAS) host public viewing nights at Rogers Observatory. The admission fee is $2 per person, or $5 per… Read More