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Library Highlights

TTT—S’Mores Indoors

Thursday, Feb. 21
Grades 6–12 | 7–8pm
McKune Room
image of That Thursday Thing logoBringing that sweet taste of summer to February!

Building the Modern World: Albert Kahn in Detroit

Thursday, Mar. 7
7-8pm | McKune Room
Registration Required
Join Michael H. Hodges, Detroit News reporter and author, for a lecture and slideshow detailing Kahn’s local legacy, his role in saving the Diego Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts, and his overlooked, remarkable contribution to winning World War II.

Reading Glasses Book Club

There There, by Tommy Orange
Tuesday, Mar. 5
Chelsea Alehouse
Join this fun group as we relax and discuss books on the first Tuesday of the month. Books are available at the Checkout Desk.

Tween Book Club Prepares for Author Visit!

Rules, Cynthia Lord
Tuesday, Mar. 5

3:30–4:30pm
Ages 9–12
McKune Room
Registration Required
Join us in March to read and discuss visiting author, Cynthia Lord’s novel, Rules.  Lord will be one of three authors presenting at the popular Authors in Chelsea events. Come in to register or call (734) 475-8732 x209.  Sign up early for a free copy of the book.  Supplies are limited.

Changes to Nixle Alerts for Library Closings

Due to changes to Nixle plans offered to government agencies, library closings are no longer sent via text message.  Please update your Nixle subscriber status to receive email alerts.  These alerts will continue to be posted on Facebook and Twitter.

Authors in Chelsea—Save the Date!

Tuesday, Mar. 12
6:30–8:30pm
WSEC Board Room
Drop-in
Hear three award-winning authors speak about their inspiration and work!  Meet the authors and get your books signed too! Click here for full event details.

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Chelsea District Library is seeking a dynamic, energetic, organized, and engaging individual to join us as a part-time Reference Librarian in our Information Services Department.  Click here for more information.


picture of Michelle Kuo and her book, Reading with PatrickJoin the Washtenaw Reads county-wide book discussion of Reading with Patrick, by Michelle Kuo.  Copies are available for check-out at CDL and feedback can be shared online .  Click here for a list of all Washtenaw Reads events.


Hot Reads for Cold Nights poster with penguin reading a book

Cozy up with a good book and win prizes!  Jan 2 kicks off CDL’s winter reading program, Hot Reads for Cold Nights.  Read any book of your choice, share a review card on the 2nd floor display, and your name will be entered into weekly prize drawings.  Register here!

Feb
16
Sat
Harry Potter Escape Room – All Ages @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Missed it this summer? Our Harry Potter Escape Room is back by popular demand! Harry, Ron, and Hermione need help! You’ll need to search the room for clues and work together to solve puzzles that will lead to your escape. Are you up for the challenge? Please call the youth reference desk at 734-475-8732 x209 to register. This escape room session is for all ages, including adults, teens, and families with children. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Harry Potter Escape Room – All Ages @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Missed it this summer? Our Harry Potter Escape Room is back by popular demand! Harry, Ron, and Hermione need help! You’ll need to search the room for clues and work together to solve puzzles that will lead to your escape. Are you up for the challenge? Please call the youth reference desk at 734-475-8732 x209 to register. This escape room session is for all ages, including adults, teens, and families with children. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Harry Potter Escape Room – All Ages @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Missed it this summer? Our Harry Potter Escape Room is back by popular demand! Harry, Ron, and Hermione need help! You’ll need to search the room for clues and work together to solve puzzles that will lead to your escape. Are you up for the challenge? Please call the youth reference desk at 734-475-8732 x209 to register. This escape room session is for all ages, including adults, teens, and families with children. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Feb
17
Sun
Harry Potter Escape Room – All Ages @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Missed it this summer? Our Harry Potter Escape Room is back by popular demand! Harry, Ron, and Hermione need help! You’ll need to search the room for clues and work together to solve puzzles that will lead to your escape. Are you up for the challenge? Please call the youth reference desk at 734-475-8732 x209 to register. This escape room session is for all ages, including adults, teens, and families with children. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Harry Potter Escape Room – All Ages @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Feb 17 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Missed it this summer? Our Harry Potter Escape Room is back by popular demand! Harry, Ron, and Hermione need help! You’ll need to search the room for clues and work together to solve puzzles that will lead to your escape. Are you up for the challenge? Please call the youth reference desk at 734-475-8732 x209 to register. This escape room session is for all ages, including adults, teens, and families with children. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

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OverDrive

Chelsea District Library will be closed on Monday, February 18 for Presidents' Day