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Enter your poetry in TADL's Poets' Night Out contest: Entries due soon!

Enter your poetry in TADL's Poets' Night Out contest: Entries due soon!

Poets of all ages are invited to enter ORIGINAL poetry in the Traverse Area District Library, Poets' Night Out contest. Poetry will be accepted until Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the Traverse Area District Library Woodmere Branch. Mailed submissions need to be POSTMARKED no later than Wednesday September 26, 2012. Poets must live in Antrim,

New Book Launch, 'The Search for The Westmoreland' in Frankfort, Michigan

Join us in celebrating the launch of the book: The Search for The Westmoreland, Lake Michigan’s Treasure Shipwreck by Ross Richardson, at the historic Garden Theater in Frankfort, Michigan on Saturday, August 25.  Underwater shipwreck footage, some never before seen publically, and historical images will be playing on the big movie screen ...

Michigan’s Author for 2012, Bonnie Jo Campbell; August 18 at Horizon Books

Michigan’s Author for 2012, Bonnie Jo Campbell, will be performing with 3 actors in a special reading from Once Upon A River on Saturday, August 18 at 2:00 pm at Horizon Books of Traverse City. Bonnie Jo Campbell will be reading the narration, and Esme Bloomquist will be reading Margo, the main character.  Joe Kilpatrick will be reading Brian,

Tim Wendel, author of 'Summer of '68' at Brilliant Books Thursday, Aug 2

Tim Wendel will read and discuss Summer of '68 on Thursday, August 2, at Brilliant Books in Traverse City, starting at 7 pm. Summer of '68 details that season's memorable baseball season, which culminated with the Detroit Tigers capturing the World Series. The book was named a Top 10 sports title by Publisher's Weekly.  Ken Burns says Summer ...

Ellen Airgood New Book Signing at Horizon Books Monday, July 16th, 6-8 pm

Ellen Airgood, author of Prarie Evers, will be signing her books at Traverse City’s Horizon Books on Monday, July 16 from 6 to 8 pm Prarie Evers is a sweet, spirited ten-year-old who embarks upon the adventure of first friendship in this sparkling middle-grade novel. Prairie Evers is finding that socialization isn't all it's cracked up to be. ...
International Affairs Forum Lecture

International Affairs Forum Lecture

For those of you who were at last week's International Affairs Forum lecture by Dr. Susanne Riveles, and those who weren't, you won't want to miss a 30-minute interview that Jack Segal conducted with Dr. Riveles on his program, "Northern Michigan's World." Dr. Riveles discusses resistance to the Nazi regime which shaped her later approach to ...