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Calling All Local Authors!

Are you a published author (including self-published)? Consider applying to our first annual Local Author Fair


Homeschool Meetup

Gardening & Permaculture
Mar. 2 | 10:30–12pm
McKune Room
Share your plant seeds and get some plants started for the spring!


Thursday, Mar. 1
Grades 6–12 | 7–8pm
image of That Thursday Thing logoThis week’s thing – international Candy Tasting!

Brewing Kombucha for Beginners

Wednesday, Mar. 7
Registration Required
Learn how to brew this popular drink the safe way!

Intro Into Bullet Journaling

Sunday, Mar. 4
Teen & Adult
Registration Required
A great way to get organized, express your creativity, and achieve your goals!

Create Your Own Miniature Garden!

Wednesday, Mar. 14
Registration Required
Join Garden Mill owner Jennifer Fairfield to learn how to add a little whimsy to your garden!

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2017 State and Federal 1040 tax forms have begun arriving at the library and are located on the 2nd floor next to the elevator. For more information about available tax forms or links to online versions, click here.

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Sonic Sundays is back for its 7th Season!
See who’s on this year’s lineup!

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Join in this year’s conversation!
Book Display on CDL’s 2nd Floor

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CDL’s NEW Winter Reading Program!
Click here to register and start wining prizes!
Adults, High School, and Middle School students welcome to participate!

Sonic Sundays: San, Emily & Jacob @ Silver Maples Retirement Community
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

San, Emily, and Jacob’s concerts feature a range of traditional and contemporary folk, classical music, and Broadway show tunes. Their beautifully blended harmony vocals and exciting instrumental work breathe new life into a wide variety of American and international music, and audiences thrill to their warmth, humor and ease on stage.

Michigan Machine Knitter’s Meeting @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Feb 26 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

***Non-Library Program*** This meeting is for all interested area
machine knitters.  There will be a short introduction followed by a
discussion of machine knitting techniques and the technique of the month;
a Show & Share of machine knit projects; upcoming machine knitting
seminars; future club meeting dates; and charity knitting projects.  For
information, please contact: Julie Boylan at forcemajeure@ymail.com or
call 517-740-2306.

User Experience Interviews @ Chelsea District Library at Study Rooms
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for short interviews to help inform us about how you use library spaces. Call 734-475-8732 x219 to sign-up for one of our interview timeslots. Complete an interview with us an get a $5 Zou Zou’s Gift Card! Spaces are limited.

Eventually Group Meeting @ Chelsea District Library at KidSpot
Feb 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

***Non-Library Program*** The Eventually Group is a teen organization that exists to raise awareness and address issues of youth mental health in our community through mindful activity and philanthropy. If you are interested in joining The Eventually Group please contact Beth Morris at community@eventuallygroup.org.

Ancestry Aficionados @ Chelsea District Library at Learning Lab
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We welcome family history researchers to spend some time digging into the library’s online genealogy resources, such as Ancestry Library Edition, HeritageQuest, SeekingMichigan.org, and our own StoriesofChelsea.org. Expert volunteers will be on hand to offer advice and guidance for next steps in your family tree exploration.Please register in advance through our online event calendar, calling or by visiting the library. Registration is very important so that our volunteers can prepare for your questions.

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