Library Highlights

Purple Rose Concert Reading

Saturday, Jul. 15
10:30am–12:30pm
Registration Required

 This reading features scenes from Dark Knight, produced, written, designed, directed, and acted by the 2016–2017 Apprentice Class.

Showcase Your Talents on Our Front Cover!

Did you see the cover of our Summer newsletter featuring another local creative talent, photographer Joan Kimball? Consider submitting a digital image of your work for our Fall edition – over 9500 copies are mailed to local households. Painters, sculptors, photographers – creative talents of all kinds – young, old, amateur or pro…everyone’s invited to submit! The Fall newsletter deadline has been extended to July 7, 2017. Click here for submission details and guidelines.

Hour of Code

Wednesday Jul.19
Ages 9–12: 2–3pm
Ages 13–17: 3:30–4:30pm
Registration Required
Ever wondered how Angry Birds was made? Want to create your own adventure for Moana?  (more…)

Comedy Showcase Last Show!

Comedian: Tim Cavanagh
Thursday, Jun . 29
6:30–8pm

Katie’s Korner
Musician, comedic songwriter, and standup comic…Tim is sure to entertain!

NEW! SRSLY Minecraft Server & Party!

Tuesday, Jul. 11
1–5pm
Ages 10–17
Registration Required
The new Minecraft server is up and we’re celebrating with games, contest, prizes and other fun activities!

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Game night and a chance to win $50.00 gift cards!

 Fill out this survey for our new Family Feud inspired game night and a chance to win a $50 gift card! Check back regularly for more rounds.

Answer Round 1 & Round 2 here.


Summer Reading Program
Calling all Kids, Teens, and Adults!!!
It time to sign up for this year’s Summer Reading Program.
Click here to register.



CDL is partnering with SRSLY to create a brand new whitelisted server for teens to play Minecraft together !
Click here for more info.


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Free or discounted passes to over 400
parks, cultural attractions, and other venues
throughout  the State of Michigan


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Comedy Showcase is Back for it’s 9th Season
Thursdays | June 15 – 29 | 6:30–8pm
Click here for the full lineup

Jun
27
Tue
Chelsea Beekeepers @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

***Non-Library Program*** This is an organizational meeting for all current and interested beekeepers in Chelsea, Dexter and Manchester areas.  We want to form a group that will help each of us learn more about our hives and help maintain healthy thriving hives. For additional information contact John Dohner at johndohner@gmail.com.

Jun
28
Wed
Dance Along, Sing Along! @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jun 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Dance along and sing along with local music teacher Beth Battey for songs, dance, and musical games for children and parents to do together. Siblings welcome!

In order for all children to participate and have a successful experience, please let us know if your child has any special needs that we can accommodate. Call Karen at 734-475-8732, ext. 212.

Wild Wednesday! Pixilation Animation Workshop @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Be the star of your own animated movie!
Participants will create a stop-motion, group-animated project where everybody
works together to create a live animated video starring themselves. Pixilation
is a live action, experimental form of stop-motion animation where the people
are the puppets! Participants will each receive a DVD of the final project to
keep.

In order for all children to participate and have a successful experience, please let us know if your child has any special needs that we can accommodate. Call Jessica at 734-475-8732, ext. 208.

Jun
29
Thu
Teen Jewelry-Making Workshop @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jun 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Turn beads and copper wire into a beautiful bracelet that you can wear or give as a gift.  Teens only, please.  All materials will be supplied for this program.

Program instructor Beth Battey loves crafting, jewelry making and fiber arts.  She teaches group crafting classes at several local libraries and knitting and crochet at Spun, a yarn shop in Ann Arbor.In order for all children to participate and have a successful experience, please let us know if your child has any special needs that we can accommodate. Call Jessica at 734-475-8732, ext. 208.

9th Annual Comedy Showcase @ Chelsea District Library at Katie's Korner
Jun 29 @ 6:30 pm – Jun 29 @ 8:00 pm

As part of Sounds and Sights, the library will feature live, standup comedy on the lawn. Comedians from the Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase will perform each Thursday in June from 6:30-8. Join us for a family-friendly evening of laughs. In partnership with Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

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