Jul
24
Mon
5 Healthy Towns – Chelsea Walk @ Chelsea District Library
Jul 24 @ 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 Karla.Bernath@stjoeshealth.org.

Teen Writing Workshop: Writing As Fuel @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jul 24 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Join activist and writer Carlina Duan as she presents a three-hour writing workshop featuring activist artists/writers and inspiring teens to produce their own creative work with self-empowerment, community-building and activism related-goals. Teens will work on writing projects and participate in a mini-showcase of their work to other students.  Carlina Duan hails from Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she earned her B.A. from the University of Michigan. As a 2016 Fulbright grant recipient, she lived and taught in Malaysia before returning to the States to pursue work as a literary arts educator and freelancer. Her poems have been anthologized and published in Uncommon Core, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, The Margins, and Berkeley Poetry Review, among others. I Wore My Blackest Hair, her first full-length poetry collection, is forthcoming from Little A in November 2017. She will start her MFA in Poetry in the Fall of 2017.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 Edith at 734-475-8732, ext. 213.

LEGO Club @ Chelsea District Library at KidSpot
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Playing with LEGO bricks promotes basic skills such as spatial awareness, fine motor skills, creativity, and storytelling. The LEGO Club gives children ages 5-11 an opportunity to create structures and stories by giving them one full hour of free play with our extensive LEGO collection. At the end of the program, children will have the opportunity to name their creation.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.

Chelsea Knits & Crochets @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Non-Library Program: Meeting of knitters & crocheter’s in the Chelsea area. For more information please contact: Mary Budzinski at marybudz@me.com.    

Jul
25
Tue
Ancestry Aficionados @ Chelsea District Library at Learning Lab
Jul 25 @ 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.