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The Pages Of History: New Book To Chronicle TC Libraries' History

By Ross Boissoneau | Nov. 29, 2020

Most everyone knows the history of the Traverse Area District Library: It used to be on Sixth Street and now it’s on Woodmere. But there’s so much more to the story, from its humble beginnings in the 19th century to moves to new locations, a near merger and the difficulties around the fight to create the “new” library on Woodmere in the 80s and 90s. It’s all part of an upcoming book tracing the history of libraries in Traverse City by author Heather Shumaker.

Shumaker has written a number of what she calls “life stories” for area non-profits and for families. She’s also authored books on parenting, a middle grade ...

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Dogs On The Loose: Animal Control's Workload No Treat

Nationwide, pet adoption numbers have surged since COVID-19 first upended day-to-day life earlier this year. But while ...

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Efforts Underway To Get Residents With Contaminated Drinking Wells Connected To Township Water

At least 15 households in East Bay Township could have the opportunity to hook up to municipal ...

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Traverse City Is Thankful For Its Own

Henry David Thoreau once said, “I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is ...

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CherryT Ball Drop Goes Virtual

The CherryT Ball Drop - Traverse City’s New Year’s Eve celebration typically held downtown - will move ...

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Today Sunday, November 29, 2020

8:00 AM

Call for Entries for 10th Annual Young Playwrights Festival

Regional high school students are invited to submit an original one-act play. Finalists are paired with national theater ... More Info >>

8:00 AM

Hybrid Virtual Farmland 5K & Free for All Bike

Challenge yourself on the original course anytime from Dec. 4-6 & still get your finisher medal & event ... More Info >>

8:00 AM

Northern Home & Cottage 2020 Virtual Tour

Featuring eight homes in northern MI, along with contractors, designers & homeowners. Tickets are a suggested donation of ... More Info >>

8:00 AM

Virtual Glen Arbor Holiday Marketplace

Shop artisans online this year, Nov. 7 - Dec. 18. More Info >>

8:00 AM

Virtual Turkey Vulture Trot 5K

The race course will be set up from Nov. 26-29 for participants to run on their own time ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Artist Appreciation Exhibition

Dedicated to artists who have donated their work or time to OAC's annual summer fundraising galas for the ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

GAAC Outdoor Gallery: Call for Entries

The Glen Arbor Arts Center is accepting submissions for its 2021 Outdoor Gallery. The exhibition space is the ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Northport Arts Association Holiday Arts Market - Online

Runs Nov. 14 - Dec. 13. More Info >>

11:00 AM

Kosch Restaurants Match Donations

Four northern Michigan restaurants will match donations made by their diners to Toys for Tots. Alpine Tavern and ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Mathias J. Alten: An American Artist at the Turn of the Century

The German-born American Impressionist Mathias Joseph Alten, often referred to as the Dean of Michigan painters, is regarded ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Michigan Modern: An Architectural Legacy

This exhibit celebrates Michigan’s modern architectural design history from 1928-2012. It is comprised of over 50 photographs by ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Open Call for "Those Who Teach"

Deadline to apply is 1/15/21. Exhibit featuring the artwork of Michigan's Visual Art Educators. More Info >>

11:00 AM

Small Works Holiday Exhibition

An exhibition of original art – painting, photography, fiber, mixed media, jewelry & more. Featuring art work 12” ... More Info >>

Local Health Department Issues Its Own Advisory

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Amidst Moves And Empty Storefronts, Observers Say Demand Still Strong In Downtown Traverse City

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Do Not Disturb: Proposed Hotel Properties Sit Silent

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Pam Forton Resigns From TCAPS Board

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Your 2020 Holiday Gift Guide Is Here

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From Individuals Facing Homelessness To Businesses On The Brink, Community Steps Up To Meet Need

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Munson Distances Itself From Controversial Social Media Post

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It's Thanksgiving To-Go

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Interlochen Moves To Remote Classes On Campus

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Study Continues For Possible Road Crossing Over Boardman River

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Health Dept Shifts Focus To High-Risk Cases As Numbers Soar

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Downtown TC Leaders Talk Survey Results, Modified Holiday Plans

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School Districts Brace For Winter's Lessons

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A New Era: How Body Cameras Will Change Courts, Evidence, FOIA & More

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