Library Highlights

Comedy Showcase Last Show!

Comedian: Tim Cavanagh
Thursday, Jun . 29

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

NEW! SRSLY Minecraft Server & Party!

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

Movie Monday

The Secret Life of Pets
Monday, Jun. 26
2–3:30pm | All Ages
McKune Room

Grab your pillow — we’ll supply the popcorn — and join us for an afternoon movie!

Give a Shout Out to Your Favorite Music!

In honor of our new upcoming program CDL Song Fest, our Fall newsletter’s Perspective Column will be all about favorite songs and artists!  Email your favorites to

Making Pet Toys for Humane Society

Thursday, Jul. 13
2–4pm | Ages 11–17
Registration Required

Hey Teens – here’s a way to help animals in need and have fun too! Join us to make dog beds, fleece cat toys, and gerbil tubes.  (more…)

Mass Incarceration

Monday, Jul. 10
McKune Room
Registration Required

Join us for a presentation by Mary King of the Collaborative to End Mass Incarceration as she explains  the issues and potential solutions for Michigan’s overpopulated prisons.

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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

Yoga on the Lawn @ Chelsea District Library at Katie's Korner
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

***Non-Library Program*** A free Yoga on the Lawn class will be offered through a joint effort of the Chelsea Area Wellness Foundation, Chelsea Wellness Center, and the Chelsea District Library, Saturday mornings beginning June 10th through August 19th from 10:00-11:00. This program supports aspects of the Chelsea Area Wellness Foundation’s mission to move more and make healthy connections with others and will be open to community members. If there is severe weather or rain, class will be cancelled. For additional information contact Caitlin Burke at 

5 Healthy Towns – Chelsea Walk @ Chelsea District Library
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

***Non-Library Program*** Join Karla from the 5 Healthy Towns – Chelsea, for a weekly walk around town.  Please meet by the memorial benches on the NW corner of the library lawn.  For more information please contact Karla at

Movie Monday–Secret Life of Pets @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jun 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Come watch The Secret Life of Pets! Enjoy the movie in air-conditioned comfort, with free popcorn. Bring your own pillow or bean bag to sit on.

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.

Rep. Donna Lasinski Town Hall @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Representative Donna Lasinski is hosting a Parks & Rec Town Hall to bring the community together to learn about the many ways to spend the spring and summer enjoying the outdoors. Panelists are not yet confirmed and the event will be open to the public. For further information contact Becca Maher at

Ancestry Aficionados @ Chelsea District Library at Learning Lab
Jun 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,, and our own 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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