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Do You Recognize Any of These Boy Scouts?

This photo donated by local photographer Ralph Guenther was taken at a Pinewood Derby in 1958. Do you recognize the man or any of boys? (more…)

Kids Halloween Costume Exchange

October 3–30
Youth Information Desk

Looking for a costume for your little one? Have some of their old costumes that they don’t wear anymore? Check out our exchange where you can take and/or leave well-cared for costumes.

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Dance Along, Sing Along! @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Oct 26 @ 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!

Not-Too-Scary Halloween Evening Storytime @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Join Miss Karen and Miss Jessica for Halloween stories, songs and crafts for the youngest spooks in this special evening storytime. Come in costume and we’ll hunt for treats throughout the library!

Skynet Junior Scholars: Harvest Moon @ Chelsea District Library at Learning Lab
Oct 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Skynet Junior Scholars: Summer Sky is an eight week program designed to engage young explorers in the study of the Universe using the same tools as professionals.  Participants will be able to control powerful telescopes all over the world.  Students will capture images of galaxies, nebulae and other astronomical objects. The final session will take place at the Gerald E Eddy Discovery Center, where photos taken by participants will be revealed to the public.  Parents and friends are invited to attend this special event.  Participants are expected to participate in all eight sessions.  

Please use a valid phone number and email address when registering — you will receive a parental permission form via email that must be returned to the library before October 21.  

In Partnership with the Gerald E. Eddy Discovery Center

Smarty Pants Trivia Smackdown: Halloween Edition @ Chelsea Alehouse Brewery
Oct 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Enjoy a bonus Halloween-themed edition of Smarty Pants Trivia Smackdown! Gather up a group of up to 6 and show off your Halloween chops, answering questions about horror movies, spooky stories, haunts, and, of course, candy! Get bonus points for your team by bringing your library card and showing up in costume! Plus, join us on the first and third Tuesday of each month for regular trivia competitions. In partnership with the Chelsea Alehouse.

5 Healthy Towns – Chelsea Walk @ Chelsea District Library
Oct 31 @ 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








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