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  • rainbowfish ArtsPower Rainbow Fish in Manistee

    The story of the Rainbow Fish will come alive on stage at the Ramsdell Theatre in Manistee on Saturday, February 28 at 2:30 pm. With her lovely […]

  • Teens Reading Suggested Reads for Teens

    Last month we checked in with Cathy Lancaster in the Youth Department at Traverse Area District Library. This month, MyNorth’s Eliza Foster asked Linda Smith, Teen Services […]

  • Ken Scott Ice Cave Leelanau County Ice Caves

    When the polar vortex converged on Northern Lake Michigan last winter, the unrelenting snow, whipping wind and tumultuous waves gave rise to two-story-high ice mountains and fantastical […]

  • TADL Get Kids Reading this Winter!

    When the weather outside is frightful, we suggest a good read— for parents to young children! We check in with Cathy Lancaster Coordinator of Youth Services at […]

  • NWS!! Traverse City National Writers Series Announces 2015 Season

    The National Writers Series in Traverse City has announced their line-up for 2015. Headlining the season is seven-time #1 best-selling author Harlan Coben. Four other major best-selling […]

  • digtraverse-flyer The Traverse Area District Library Needs Community Help to Digitize Local History

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by TADL) TRAVERSE CITY: The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) along with local grant partners, the History Center of Traverse City and Osterlin […]

  • Tess Gerritsen, ¬© Leonardo Cendamo / Blackarchives Q&A with Bestselling Author Tess Gerritsen

    Tess Gerritsen is an international bestselling author who will make a National Writers Series appearance on Tuesday, January 20 at Traverse City’s Opera House. Front Street Writers […]

  • tadl logo 4c Traverse Area District Library Introduces Hoopla Digital

     MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by TADL) Thousands of Movies, TV Shows, Music, and Audiobooks for Mobile or Online Viewing TRAVERSE CITY: The Traverse Area District […]

  • MARIO Video: Mario Batali at Horizon Books

    On Black Friday (November 29, 2014) Mario Batali made a stop in Traverse City at Horizon Books where he chatted and signed his latest book, America Farm […]

  • Scott Craig speaks with a fan of his book Scott Craig's The Story Next Door. Northern Michigan Authors & Artists Expo in Leland

    Leland Township Library will be hosting the second annual, “Northern Michigan Authors & Artists Expo” on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 10 am until 1 pm.The expo […]

  • Mario Batali's crocs aglow at Horizon Books, downtown Traverse City. Mario Batali at Horizon Books in Traverse City, Black Friday

    Celebrity chef, author and northern Michigan part-time resident Mario Batali showed up at Horizon Books in downtown Traverse City on Black Friday to sign his latest book, […]

  • NWS Q&A with Michigan Author Benjamin Busch

    On Wednesday, November 19 the National Writers Series will host an event featuring acclaimed authors and Iraq War veterans Brian Turner and Brian Castner. Benjamin Busch author […]

  • mario Batali Chats & Signs Cookbooks in Traverse City on Black Friday 2014

    Join Mario Batali, celebrity chef, restaurateur and part-time Leelanau County resident, as he broadcasts live on the Omelette & Friends morning show on WKLT, from the Café […]

  • harrry-the-dof Harry the Dirty Dog in Manistee

    Harry the Dirty Dog is bounding from the pages of his book and onto the stage at the Ramsdell Theatre in Manistee Sunday, November 16, 2014 at […]

  • Edited Rita A Q&A with Rita Mae Brown in Traverse City

    The National Writers Series will feature an event with classic novelist, mystery writer, and New York Times bestselling author Rita Mae Brown on Thursday, November 6 at […]

  • Northport Northport On the Rebound

    This feature was originally published in the October 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine… A tiny burg at the end of a peninsula makes a miraculous […]

  • edited sophie Author Sophie Kinsella Visits Traverse City

    On Wednesday, October 22 bestselling author Sophie Kinsella will make an appearance in Traverse City as part of the National Writers Series. She is the author of […]

  • edited kate bassett Northern Michigan Author Kate Bassett

    This interview was originally published in the October 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. Writer Kate Bassett, regular contributor to Traverse and news editor of Harbor […]

  • star wars Star Wars Reads Day in Traverse City

    On Saturday, October 11, 2014 in downtown Traverse City, keep an eye out for Star Wars Stormtroopers on Front Street. It’s “Star Wars Reads Day” at local […]

  • small nancy National Writers Series Q&A with Nancy Horan

    In Northern Michigan book news the Traverse City National Writers Series kicks off a partnership with Traverse City Reads, a “One Book, One Community” literacy initiative on […]